Goodbye Columbus

A compilation of Rap lyrics exposing the colonial, white supremacist reality of Columbus,

compiled by XXL magazine.


“Dig It!” by The Coup

“Gunned us, stunned us exploited and they hung us/I’d like to take a moment to say, ‘Fuck Columbus!’”


“The Illest” by Immortal Technique, Featuring Jean Grae and Pumpkinhead

“My arrival is genocidal like Christopher Columbus” —Immortal Technique


“Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” by Lupe Fiasco

“An all-white Los Angeles, the dream of Mr. Chandler/Hope and pray they take Columbus Day up off the calendar”


“You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train” by Vinnie Paz

“Columbus lied, said he saw it the evening before/They touched ground, they were greeted by the Arawak/Columbus had them locked up as prisoners in an hour flat”


Read More: 15 Anti-Christopher Columbus Day Hip-Hop Lyrics

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