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Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

PATTON OSWALT Takes on THE COUP

In a newly released buzzed about video, renowned comedian and actor Patton Oswalt provides a brilliant comedic interpretation of the revolutionary soul anthem “The Magic Clap” by Oakland group The Coup. Oswalt described the video on Twitter by saying succinctly, “I explain my favorite song by my favorite band.” The …

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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

THE COUP - Out Now

The incendiary new album by the The Coup is called Sorry To Bother You. The record hits stores today accompanied by a wave of critical acclaim. The record is the latest work by the visionary band fronted by renowned vocalist-writer and activist Boots Riley and accompanied by a cadre of …

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The Coup's Bus is on the Road
Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

The Coup's Bus is on the Road

The Coup’s tour bus, “Detroit Red”, aka “Ruby Dee”, was spotted on the streets of West Oakland just before they took off on tour last week. This is the bus the band bought with help from their supporters via kickstarter. It’s a 1980 MCI-9 with a Detroit Diesel 8v71 engine. …

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The Coup Announce New Album
Monday, August 13th, 2012

The Coup Announce New Album

Revolutionary musical collective The Coup will release their new album Sorry To Bother You this October 30th via Anti- Records. The Coup consists of vocalist-writer and activist Boots Riley accompanied by a versatile cadre of musicians. To listen to the albums opening track, visit Huffington Post. Sorry To Bother You …

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