A History of Rap Videos Banned From TV
Geto Boys “Crooked Officer” (1993)
Hostile Party: MTV, Bob Dole
History: The video for the controversial single from the group’s Till Death Do Us Part is banned on MTV due to the images of violence against police officers. Bob Dole denounces the Geto Boys and the video during his run for President.
Outcome: The single reached the Top 100 of Billboard‘s Rap/R&B charts.