Thursday, July 19 2007
The brave, early activists of the US AIDS movement knew that Silence = Death. Throughout history it's "Put up", we're told, "Shut up", we're threatened. Praise to those who set their protest to song and act up!
Thursday, July 26 2012
Soundtrack makes for a pretty good listen, but doesn't live up to its audacious subtitle.
Sunday, March 8 2009
For those of us who are interested in the intersection of politics and popular culture, our resentment of Reagan-Bush-Bush is mitigated by the realization that, hey, at least we got some good tunes out of the deal.
Tuesday, February 12 2008
Paris takes Rebirth of a Nation back for an ultimately unnecessary do-over. This should be a bonus disk, not a stand-alone.
Monday, August 7 2006
As Public Enemy's latest set of remixes focuses on beats, their politics are still bangin'. But has Public Enemy become a group of superheroes or brothers from another planet?
Thursday, November 3 2005
Some thought Public Enemy had become irrelevant 10 years ago, but they hadn't. Now, though, they're getting dangerously close...
Friday, July 26 2013
I got so much trouble on my mind, refuse to lose. Here's your ticket -- hear the drummer get wicked -- and dig into the 131st most acclaimed album of all time. Public Enemy’s 1990 statement of purpose is next. Welcome to the terrordome.
Friday, January 21 2011
Hip-hop makes its debut on The Big List with Public Enemy’s meaty, beaty manifesto, and all the jealous punks can’t stop the dunk. Counterbalance’s Klinger and Mendelsohn give it a listen.
Friday, August 6 2010
Twenty years ago, two albums addressed a man made environmental disaster and a racial divide that never seemed to close. You'd think these albums would sound dated today...
Sunday, February 14 2010
Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.