Today In Hip-Hop: Kanye West Criticizes President Bush

On this day, September 2, in hip-hop history... 2005: During a nationally televised Hurricane Katrina relief concert, A Concert For Hurricane Relief, Kanye West delivered a stinging criticism to then-President George W. Bush for his handling of disaster relief in the wake of the storm. Only a few short days earlier, Hurricane Katrina smashed into the United States flooding the city of New Orleans and devastating the country's Gulf region. Many had felt that both President Bush and the federal government had been too slow to act in the early days of storm relief critically causing the infrastructure of the city ...

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