Public Enemy

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The 150 Best Albums of the 1980s

A look back at one of the greatest decades of musical innovation.

The Most Anticipated Albums of Fall 2020

The 25 albums at the top of our listening list this fall.

Public Enemy announce new album, What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down

The group’s first album for Def Jam in over 20 years.

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Camera and crystal ball: Public Enemy’s Fear of a Black Planet at 30

A look back at a crucial political hip-hop document at 30.

Public Enemy’s public feud just a publicity stunt

And Enemy Radio has a new album out.

30 best bands of the past 30 years Public Enemy

Public Enemy and Flavor Flav part ways

“We thank him for his years of service and wish him well.”

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10 Essential Bomb Squad Productions

The greatest booms from hip-hop’s legendary wrecking crew.

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The Best Hip-Hop Albums of 1988

Ten albums that changed the course of rap music.

The 30 Best Bands of the Past 30 Years

We surveyed music since 1988 to determine the best groups in the game.

Year in Review 2017: Ernesto Aguilar

Diamanda Galas, Public Enemy and more.

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Fight the power: The Top 50 protest songs

As we face a not-so-peaceful transition of power, we assemble our songs of protest.

Questlove, Chance the Rapper, Janelle Monáe react to Trump’s election victory

Several artists calling for Kanye West to run in 2020. (Maybe) jokingly.

10 Essential Rap-Rock Hybrids

The mixture of rap and rock music is one with more than its share of…

Prophets of Rage

Prophets of Rage release debut single

Prophets of Rage, the new supergroup featuring members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy…

Prophets of Rage

Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill members to debut as Prophets of Rage

  Earlier this month, members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill…

Top 50 Songs from movies

The best pop music moments of cinema.

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10 Essential music books for summer reading

Stuff these rock ‘n’ roll reads in your duffel bag.