ALBUMS WE ADORE: Public Enemy’s Debut Album ‘Yo! Bum Rush the Show’ (1987)
Happy 30th Anniversary to Public Enemy’s debut album Yo! Bum Rush the Show, originally released collective. Flavor Flav remained Flavor Flav. Spectrum City transformed into Public Enemy, named after . As 1987 began, Public Enemy fundamentally changed the game with respect to what emcees could rap ALBUMS WE ADORE: Public Enemy’s Debut Album ‘Yo! Bum Rush the Show’ (1987) Public Enemy about and how a hip-hop album could sound. Public Enemy had its genesis with the Spectrum City crew, a Public Enemy No. 1” the theme song to the Spectrum City radio show. Among the hardcore fans of the show
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, whose song "Public Enemy Number One" Rubin had heard from Andre "Doctor Dré" Brown. Public Enemy’s major , author, and producer. As the leader of the rap group Public Enemy, he helped create politically and this was before the group Public Enemy was officially assembled. Around 1986, Bill Stephney, the wanted to battle him. He called the tape Public Enemy #1 because he felt like he was being Public Enemy persecuted by people in the local scene. This was the first reference to the notion of a public enemy in any
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Public Enemy's lineup: Norman Rogers (Terminator X) and Richard Griffin (Professor Griff). It was an , producer Rick Rubin. Rubin liked what he heard, and in 1986 Public Enemy inked a deal with him. From the years have seen Flav reunite with Public Enemy, trouble has also continued to dog him. In April 2011 . Public Enemy was political and antagonizing, and for five years, beginning in 1987, it ruled the hip Public Enemy from the Black Panthers. "You won't see Public Enemy with no 40s and no blunts putting anything in our
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Public Enemy’s ‘Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black’
had discovered that you could be an adult in the mid ’00s and have no idea who Public Enemy are Happy 25th Anniversary to Public Enemy’s Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black, originally released TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Public Enemy’s ‘Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black’ Public Enemy the Public Enemy superfan that I am, I asked him to do the Original Recipe Flavor Flav dance. He in the video for ‘911 Is a Joke?’” He continued staring at me blankly. “You know, the Public Enemy video . And that’s a fucking shame. Public Enemy are revolutionaries. For all intents and purposes, they
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Ice Cube’s ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ (1990)
production for the album was a collaborative process handled famously by the Bomb Squad, Public Enemy’s production times the production is as loud and noisy as anything you’ll find on Public Enemy’s Fear of a Black
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, Wind & Fire, David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, Common, U2, Public Enemy, and Miles Davis, among many
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, Public Enemy, and many more. Stream and enjoy the mix below or via our Spotify page here. Many, many
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-It Tour co-headlined by NWA and Public Enemy later that summer in the same building. Matt is a full
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100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: De La Soul’s ‘3 Feet High and Rising’ (1989)
Enemy, 3 Feet High and Rising had no trouble filling the void left by the banality of rock music and was right. Released during the height of gangsta rap, as well as the enormous popularity of Public
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Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. Run-DMC. Beastie Boys. Public Enemy. Four—count ‘em four
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growing. Production for 31 artists crossing 5 genres: hip hop (The Notorious B.I.G., Public Enemy) R
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MCs Charlie Brown, Dinco D., and Cut Monitor Milo. Inspired by fellow Long Islanders Public Enemy and
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Tricky’s ‘Maxinquaye’ (1995)
Steel,” a cover of Public Enemy’s classic prison-break anthem “Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos,” is
Happy Birthday to Ice Cube, Born June 15, 1969
Mob, and recorded his first solo album with Public Enemy's production team, the Bomb Squad. Released politically -- attracted criticism, most notably from the FBI. N.W.A may have been rivaling Public Enemy as the most notorious group in hip-hop, but Cube was having deep conflicts with their management
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Baby,” which had originally been used in 1987 by Public Enemy on “Timebomb.” “Never Seen Before” pays homage to the Public Enemy track, as Erick and Parrish frequently reference lines from “Timebomb
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’ (1990)
Wonder, and Public Enemy. Pound for pound and song for song, Tribe’s debut is a timeless classic, and one
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The D.O.C.’s ‘No One Can Do It Better’ (1989)
idolized, like Run-DMC and Public Enemy. As an emcee, he didn’t curse. He favored Africa-medallions
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