March 19: Tone Loc Covers Newsweek. (1990)

March 19, 1990 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Tone Loc covered Newsweek magazine — for all the wrong reasons. See, the people over at Newsweek did a cover story about the anger in rap music… While NWA was saying F[!]ck the Police and Too $hort was using Cuss Words, the editors decided that friendly ass Tone Loc would make good for the cover.

ABOVE: Tone Loc – “Funky Cold Medina”

Tone Loc? Tone Loc… That’s like putting R. Kelly on the cover of Nickelodeon Magazine. 🤭

Now THIS is ANGER 👇🏾

ABOVE: NWA – “F[!]ck The Police”

GEM: Comments will make your wallet fat. 🤑

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