Public Enemy, also known as PE, is a hip hop group from Long Island, New York, known for their politically charged lyrics, criticism of the media, and active interest in the concerns of the African American community.
In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Public Enemy number forty-four on their list of The Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.. They will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2007.
Developing his talents as an MC with Flav while delivering furniture for his father's business, Chuck and "Spectrum City", as they were called, released the record "Check Out The Radio", backed by "Lies", a social commentary - both of which would influence RUSH Productions' Run D.M.C. and Beastie Boys. They were signed to the still developing Def Jam record label after co-founder Rick Rubin heard Chuck D freestyling on a demo.
Around 1986, Bill Stephney, the former Program Director at WBAU, was approached by Rubin and offered a position with the label. Stephney...
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Track listing: You're Gonna Get YoursPublic Enemy No. 1Rebel Without a PauseBring the NoiseDon't Believe the HypeProphets of RageBlack Steel in the Hour of ChaosWelcome to the Terrordome911 Is a JokeBrothers Gonna Work It OutCan't Do Nuttin' for Ya ManCan't Truss ItShut 'em DownBy the Time I Get to ArizonaHazy Shade of CriminalGive It UpHe Got Game
Track listing: IntroNew Whirl OdorBring That Beat BackIntermission OnePut Yo Hands In The AirQuestionsMakes Ya BlindLook It HereGet DownThe Revolution Rocks OnCheck What Ya Listenin' ToSomethin' To SaySo What Ya Sayin'Intermission TwoBack In The Building
Track listing: Raw Shit (feat. Paris & MC Ren)Hard Rhymin' (feat. Paris & Sister Souljah)RiseCan't Hold Us Back (feat. Paris, Dead Prez & Kam)Hard Truth Soldiers (feat. Paris, Dead Prez, Conscious Daughters & MC Ren)Hannibal Lecture (feat. Paris)Rebirth of a Nation (feat. Professor Griff)Pump the Music, Pump the SoundMake It Hardcore (feat. Paris)They Call Me FlavaPlastic NationCoinsequences (feat. Paris)Invisible ManRules of Engagement (feat. Paris, Dead Prez & Immortal Technique)Field Nigga Boogie (xlr8r remix) (feat. Paris)
Track listing: RevolverlutionMiuzi Weighs a Ton (live San Francisco 1999-10-21)Put It UpCan a Woman Make a Man Lose His Mind?PESA #1Fight the Power (live Winterthur Switzerland 1992)By The Time I Get To Arizona (The Moleman Mixx)Post-Concert Arizona Interview (U2 Zoo Tour)Son of a Bush54321...BoomWelcome to the Terrordome (live Winterthur Switzerland 1992)B Side Wins Again (Scattershot remix)PESA #2Shut Em Down (The Functionist version)Now A'dazePublic Enemy No. 1 (Jeronimo Punx Redu)The Making of Burn Hollywood Burn (feat. Big Daddy Kane)Gotta Give the Peeps What They Need (DJ Johnny Juice - Paris Revolverlutionary mix)What Good is a BombGet Your Shit TogetherGotta Give the Peeps What They Want
Track listing: Dark Side of the Wall: 2000Do You Wanna Go Our Way???LSDHere I Go41:19CrashCrayolaFirst the Sheep Next the Shepherd?World Tour SessionsLast Mass of the CaballerosIWhat WhatKevorkianSwindlers Lust
Track listing: He Got GameUnstoppableShake Your BootyIs Your God A DogHouse of the Rising SonRevelation 33 1/3 RevolutionsGame FacePolitics of the Sneaker PimpsWhat You Need Is JesusSuper AgentGo Cat GoSudden Death (interlude)Resurrection (LP version)
Track listing: So Whatcha Gonna Do Now? (album edit)So Whatcha Gonna Do Now? (Drive by Shit mix)So Whatcha Gonna Do Now? (Drive by Shit instrumental)Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos
Track listing: Whole Lotta Love Goin on in the Middle of HellTheatrical PartsGive It UpWhat Side You On?Bedlam 13:13Stop in the Name...What Kind of Power We Got?So Whatcha Gonna Do Now?White Heaven/Black HellRace Against TimeThey Used to Call It DopeAintnuttin ButtersongLive and Undrugged, Parts 1 & 2Thin Line Between Law & RapeI Ain't Mad at AllDeath of a CarjackaI Stand AccusedGodd ComplexxHitler DayHarry Allen's Interactive Super Highway Phone Call to Chuck DLivin in a Zoo (remix)
Track listing: Tie Goes to the RunnerHit Da Road JackGett Off My BackGotta Do What I Gotta DoAir HoodlumMegablast (The Madd Skillz Bass Pipe Gett Off Remixx)Louder Than a Bomb (JMJ Telephone Tap Groove)You're Gonna Get Yours (Reanimated TX Getaway Version)How to Kill a Radio Consultant (The DJ Chuck Chillout Mega Murder Boom)Who Stole The Soul ? (Sir Jinx Stolen Souled Out Reparation Mixx)Party for Your Right to Fight (Blak Wax Metromixx)Shut Em Down (Live in the Uk)Hazy Shade of Criminal
Track listing: Lost at BirthRebirthNighttrainI Don't Wanna Be Called Yo NigaHow to Kill a Radio ConsultantBy the Time I Get to ArizonaMove!1 Million BottlebagsMore News at 11Shut Em DownA Letter to the New York PostGet the F--- Outta DodgeBring tha Noize (feat. Anthrax)Can't Truss It (Almighty Raw 125th Street bootleg mix)
Track listing: Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (UK 12" Powermixx)Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (dub mixx)Get the F--- Outta Dodge (Escapism 1991) (feat. True Mathematics)Burn Hollywood Burn (extended Censored Fried to the radio version)
Track listing: Contract on the World Love JamBrothers Gonna Work It Out911 Is a JokeIncident at 66.6 FMWelcome to the TerrordomeMeet the G That Killed MePollywanacrakaAnti-Nigger MachineBurn Hollywood BurnPower to the PeopleWho Stole the Soul?Fear of a Black PlanetRevolutionary GenerationCan't Do Nuttin for Ya ManReggie JaxLeave This Off Your Fuckin ChartsB Side Wins AgainWar at 33 1/3Final Count of the Collision Between Us and the DamnedFight the Power
Track listing: Countdown to ArmageddonBring the NoiseDon't Believe the HypeCold Lampin' With FlavorTerminator X to the Edge of PanicMind TerroristLouder Than a BombCaught, Can We Get a Witness?Show 'Em Whatcha GotShe Watch Channel Zero?!Night of the Living BaseheadsSecurity of the First WorldRebel Without a PauseProphets of RageParty for Your Right to FightBlack Steel in the Hour of Chaos
Track listing: You're Gonna Get YoursSophisticated BitchMiuzi Weighs a TonToo Much PosseRightstarter (Message to a Black Man)Public Enemy No. 1M.P.E.Yo! Bum Rush the ShowRaise the RoofMegablastTerminator X Speaks With His HandsTimebomb