East Coast Rap/Golden Age: It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back (1988) / Public Enemy
The production is dense, the beats are fast-paced, and the rhymes are straight fire. Political commentary from Chuck D, accompanied by surrealist imagery from Flavor Flav, make up the bomb squad’s outraged flow. A wrecking crew of unstoppable momentum, Public Enemy brings urban tension into the foreground with incredible ferocity.
FAV TRACK: CAUGHT, CAN WE GET A WITNESS?
By: Lucas Philipp