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Written by members Jarques "M. The song's lyrics have been described as a "celebration of elbow-throwing and fist-fighting". Directed by Bernard Gourley, the music video was released in August Mosi Reeves of Creative Loafing Atlanta described the song as "a raucous fire-starter" and "one of the hardest songs of the era". In , during a late-night party at a Howard Johnson hotel ballroom near Fredericksburg, Virginia , a fight on the dance floor began after the DJ played the song, during which year-old Baron "Deuce" Braswell II, who played on the football team at Courtland High School in nearby Spotsylvania , was stabbed to death. Police arrested two people who were not affiliated with Harvard for disorderly conduct. The official remix was released on Lil Scrappy's G's Up mixtape.
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In , a group of teenagers from just outside of Atlanta released what would become one of rap's most adored anthems. From the moment it dropped, Crime Mob 's "Knuck If You Buck" offered three and-a-half minutes of liberatinghead-banging. The beginning star member Diamond's verse "I come in the club, shaking my dreads" prompted you to swing your head from side to side, even if there wasn't anything on it to shake. What "Knuck If You Buck" has proven over the years is that there is a crucial need for black and urban youth to exercise their angst and aggression through music.