According to Ted Papadopoulos, who'd been struggling with how to get people to listen when he said the financial crisis was caused not just by bankers but consumers, "The whole thing was an organic process. One day my good friend called me up and said, 'You know what? You've been frustrated for so long, write a song about it.' And I said, 'done'."
Rappin' In Defense Of Wall Street [Fortune]