Bum Rush

Chris from Castro, New York, is curious about bum rush or bum’s rush, which refers to forcibly removing someone from an establishment. In 1987, Public Enemy’s debut album Yo! Bum Rush the Show popularized the use of bum rush to mean something different — not roughly escorting someone out, but rather a rowdy ticketless crowd pushing their way into an establishment without. Rapper Chuck D has said that this term also alludes to...