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20 Songs That Predicted the L.A. Riots

On April 29th, 1992, four police officers – Stacey Koon, Theodore J. Briseno, Timothy Wind and Lawrence Powell – were found not guilty for using excessive force in the March 3, 1991 arrest of Rodney King, a beating that had been surreptitiously videotaped and then broadcasted around the world. Hours after the conclusion of the trial, rioting began in South Central Los Angeles, and then spreadThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 20 Songs That Predicted the L.A. Riots

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