Public Enemy

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American hip hop group founded in 1986 in Long Island, New York.
Members: Chuck D (MC, 1986–present); Flavor Flav (MC, 1986–present); Terminator X (DJ, 1986–1998); DJ Lord (DJ,1999–present); Professor Griff ('Minister of Information' and occasional MC, 1986–1990 and 1998–present); Security Of The First World (S1W) (associate non-music group, 1986–present).

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 (Performer).
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Public Enemy - Yo!  Bum Rush The Show album art Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush The Show (Album) Def Jam Recordings, Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, Columbia Europe 1987 Sell This Version
DES J00Z Public Enemy - Show Vinyl (Instrumentals) album art Public Enemy Show Vinyl (Instrumentals)(LP, W/Lbl, Sho) Def Jam Recordings DES J00Z US 1987 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back album art Public Enemy It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back (Album, Comp) Def Jam Recordings, Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, Columbia US 1988 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet album art Public Enemy Fear Of A Black Planet (Album) Def Jam Recordings, Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, Columbia US 1990 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black album art Public Enemy Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black (Album) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia Europe 1991 Sell This Version
C2 47374 Public Enemy - Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black album art Public Enemy Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black(Cass, Promo, Smplr) Def Jam Recordings C2 47374 US 1991 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age album art Public Enemy Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age (Album) Def Jam Recordings US 1994 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - He Got Game album art Public Enemy He Got Game (Album) Def Jam Recordings Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - There's A Poison Goin On.... album art Public Enemy There's A Poison Goin On.... (Album) Atomic Pop Japan 1999 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Revolverlution album art Public Enemy Revolverlution (Album) Slam Jamz, Koch Records Australia 2002 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - New Whirl Odor album art Public Enemy New Whirl Odor (Album) Slam Jamz Europe 2005 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation - The First London Invasion Tour 1987 album art Public Enemy It Takes A Nation - The First London Invasion Tour 1987 (Comp) SlamMedia US 2005 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Rebirth Of A Nation album art Public Enemy Featuring Paris (2) Public Enemy Featuring Paris (2) - Rebirth Of A Nation (Album) Guerrilla Funk Recordings US 2005 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - MKL VF KWR - Revolverlution Tour Manchester UK 2003 album art Public Enemy MKL VF KWR - Revolverlution Tour Manchester UK 2003 (Album) SPV Recordings Germany 2006 Sell This Version
SJR1013CV Public Enemy - Beats And Places album art Public Enemy Beats And Places(CD + DVD-V) Slam Jamz SJR1013CV Europe 2006 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Remix Of A Nation album art Public Enemy Featuring Paris (2) Public Enemy Featuring Paris (2) - Remix Of A Nation (Album) Guerrilla Funk Recordings US 2007 Sell This Version
SJR1015CV Public Enemy - How You Sell Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul??? album art Public Enemy How You Sell Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul???(CD, Album + DVD-V) Slam Jamz SJR1015CV US 2007 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp album art Public Enemy Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp (Album) Enemy Records (4) US 2012 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - The Evil Empire Of Everything  album art Public Enemy The Evil Empire Of Everything (Album) Enemy Records (4) US 2012 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Live From Metropolis Studios album art Public Enemy Live From Metropolis Studios (Album) Metropolis Studios, Universal Music Group International Europe 2015 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Man Plans God Laughs album art Public Enemy Man Plans God Laughs (Album) SPITdigital Recordings, Enemy Records (4) USA, Canada & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Nothing Is Quick In The Desert album art Public Enemy Nothing Is Quick In The Desert (Album) Not On Label (Public Enemy Self-released) US 2017

Singles & EPs

Public Enemy - Rebel Without A Pause (Vocal Mix) album art Public Enemy Rebel Without A Pause (Vocal Mix) (Single) Def Jam Recordings UK 1987 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Are You My Woman / Bring The Noise album art The Black Flames / Public Enemy The Black Flames / Public Enemy - Are You My Woman / Bring The Noise Def Jam Recordings US 1987 Sell This Version
Public Enemy - Public Enemy #1 album art Public Enemy Public Enemy #1 (Maxi, Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1987 Sell This Version

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TUMBLETRAXRECORDS

TUMBLETRAXRECORDS

February 18, 2012
edited 9 months ago
The best hip hop group ever? Chuck D's political and violent rhymes make him the best sounding rapper ever, that just about beat Rakim! Flavour Flav brings a comedic value that complaments Chuck's voice beautifully without losing the message they are trying to get across! The Bomb Squad cut every sample you could ever imagine! If you are reading this please listen to anything by Public Enemy before you listen to anything else hip hop driven and you will realise you are listening to something that revolutionised the sound of rap! Understand that this group had it all, from party jams to political messages! Respect PE! Enjoy the fact that you have discovered the sound of true rap music.
Alain_Patrick

Alain_Patrick

August 24, 2005
edited over 13 years ago
The Cutting-Edge band Public Enemy broke several parameters on the Hip Hop culture bringing the a melting pot of engaged RAP lyrics, a heavy Funk base, with the elements of the so-called Free-Jazz and even of the Musique Concrète (whose essence lies on the fragments of the natural sounds). Fierce, dense, sometimes sarcastic or even relying on a more serious point of view, Public Enemy, composed by the producers Professor Griff and Terminator X and the MCs Chuck D and Flavor Flav set trends with their two albums "It Take A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back" (1988) and "Fear Of A Black Planet" (1990), literally conquering the dancefloors all over the World with several massive hits - which made them one of the most sampled crews of all time.

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