PUBLIC ENEMY

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Influential and controversial New York rap act that attained massive cultural significance, led by the duo of Chuck D and Flavor Flav.

Public Enemy rewrote the rules of hip-hop, becoming the most influential and controversial rap group of the late '80s and, for many, the definitive rap group of all time. Building from Run-D.M.C.'s street-oriented beats and Boogie Down Productions' proto-gangsta rhyming, Public Enemy pioneered a variation of hardcore rap that was musically and politically revolutionary. With his powerful, authoritative baritone, lead rapper Chuck D rhymed about all kinds of social problems, particularly those plaguing the black community, often condoning revolutionary tactics and social activism. In the process, he directed hip-hop toward an explicitly self-aware, pro-black consciousness that became the culture's signature throughout the next decade. While Public Enemy's early Def Jam albums, produced with the Bomb Squad, earned them a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,
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PUBLIC ENEMY Yo! Bum Rush The Show album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yo! Bum Rush The Show
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 1987
PUBLIC ENEMY Show Vinyl (Instrumentals) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Show Vinyl (Instrumentals)
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 1987
PUBLIC ENEMY It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 1988
PUBLIC ENEMY Fear Of A Black Planet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fear Of A Black Planet
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 1990
PUBLIC ENEMY Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 1991
PUBLIC ENEMY Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 1994
PUBLIC ENEMY He Got Game album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
He Got Game
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1998
PUBLIC ENEMY There's A Poison Goin On.... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
There's A Poison Goin On....
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 1999
PUBLIC ENEMY Revolverlution album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Revolverlution
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2002
PUBLIC ENEMY New Whirl Odor album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Whirl Odor
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2005
PUBLIC ENEMY Public Enemy Featuring Paris : Rebirth Of A Nation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Public Enemy Featuring Paris : Rebirth Of A Nation
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2005
PUBLIC ENEMY Beats And Places album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Beats And Places
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2006
PUBLIC ENEMY Public Enemy Featuring Paris : Remix Of A Nation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Public Enemy Featuring Paris : Remix Of A Nation
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2007
PUBLIC ENEMY How You Sell Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul??? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
How You Sell Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul???
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2007
PUBLIC ENEMY Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2012
PUBLIC ENEMY The Evil Empire Of Everything album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Evil Empire Of Everything
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2012
PUBLIC ENEMY Man Plans God Laughs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Man Plans God Laughs
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2015
PUBLIC ENEMY Nothing Is Quick In The Desert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nothing Is Quick In The Desert
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2017

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PUBLIC ENEMY MKL VF KWR - Revolverlution Tour Manchester UK 2003 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
MKL VF KWR - Revolverlution Tour Manchester UK 2003
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2006
PUBLIC ENEMY Live From Metropolis Studios album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live From Metropolis Studios
Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap 2015

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PUBLIC ENEMY It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back

Album · 1988 · Jazz Related DJs/Electronica/Rap
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Very few albums have hit with the nuclear thunderclap impact of Public Enemy’s “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back”. Although their first album had hinted at greatness, nothing could have prepared the world of popular music for the intense power of “It Takes a Nation …”. What Coltrane did to jazz and Hendrix did to rock, Public Enemy did to rap and hip-hop. Not only was the rap game affected by this release, but also the worlds of electronica, RnB, heavy rock and industrial music too. Bands and artists from many genres began to realize how much they could bring to their music with some creative sampling and production. Possibly even more important though, lead rapper Chuck D brought consciousness of what it meant to be a black man in the US to many people who probably would not have picked up this knowledge any other way. It wasn’t only the city youth who knew every word of these songs by heart, but many suburban kids were digging this too. Both musically and lyrically, this was one of the most influential albums of its time in any genre.

There are many who will probably never forget the first time they heard “Bring the Noise” blasting out of a pair of speakers. This album is no longer the shock it once was because so many have imitated it, but when it first came out, nothing sounded like this. Along with Chuck’s booming voice, fellow rapper Flava Flav’s humorous asides, and Terminator X’s funky sampled beats and sax riffs, you got this barrage of pure chaotic noise that worked perfectly with the music. The crescendoing cauldron of sounds that threaten to drown out Chuck only made his voice and words more powerful and urgent.

There is no dead air on here, every cut is dynamite. Some highlights include, "Night of the Living Baseheads", which has Chuck raging against crack addiction, “Cold Lampin with Flavor”, on which Flav spouts free wheelin nonsense over a funky beat, and the heavy rock drive of “She Watch Channel Zero”, which inspired both Slayer and Anthrax to perform this track with Chuck. After being in the forefront during the late 60s, politically driven African-American consciousness had taken a back seat during the me first materialistic 80s. With this album, Chuck D and his crew changed all that and brought their message of no sell out to cars, homes, parties and clubs all around the world.

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