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Public Enemy: 25th Anniversary Box Set

PublicEnemy.161010Public Enemy are celebrating their 25th year as the most dangerous band on the planet with a limited edition vinyl box set. The collection includes their complete Def Jam catalogue on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl. Be sure to pick this up when it drops on May 8th (although you should already have these classics!)

Public Enemy are one of the most influential, controversial and radicalhip hop groups of all time. True pioneers, the band revolutionisedhardcore rap in the late 80’s with a trailblazing blend of politicalthemes and innovative music production.As lead MC Chuck D tackled all kinds of social issues in his rhymes,particularly in the black community, the group brought an intoxicatingmusical mix with comic ‘hype man’ Flava Flav and the epic unrelentingcut-and-paste beats of their production team, the Bomb Squad. With amilitant outlook and lyrical content condoning revolutionary actionand social activism, Public Enemy initially gathered much controversybut soon won widespread acclaim to be regarded as the mostinfluential band of their time.

The Public Enemy 25th Anniversary Vinyl Collection celebrates alandmark 25 years since the band’s first release, bringing together thecomplete original Def Jam studio album catalogue on 180-gramheavyweight vinyl, in a limited edition box set.Including iconic hip-hop anthems such as “Public Enemy No 1”, “BringThe Noise”, “Fight The Power”, “Welcome To The Terrordome”, “911 Is aJoke” and “He Got Game”, the set features the albums Yo! Bum RushThe Show (1987), It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back (1988), Fear Of A Black Planet (1990), Apocalypse 91… The Enemy StrikesBlack (1991), Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age (1994) and He Got Game (1998);

View a promotional video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OSV5YArx_c

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