Wikipedia: "Cult of Personality" is a song by the funk metal band Living Colour and the first single from their debut album, Vivid. The song was written by the band. Its music video earned two MTV Video Music Awards for Best Group Video and Best New Artist. Released in 1988, "Cult of Personality" reached No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 9 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart. It also won the Grammy award for "Best Hard Rock Performance" in 1989.