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Background- Public Enemy is a innovative hip hop band from Long Island, New York. They are also known as PE!. Their music and their lyrics are somewhat different from their contemporaries, their lyrics are politically charged, criticism about the media, and their concerns about the welfare of the African American community. They released their LP recently titled, "Beats and Places". The LP was released in the month of November. Recently they were inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. They have been ranked #44 in the list of Fifty Greatest Artists of All Time in the Rolling Stone magazine.

Chuck D formed the band, while he was DJing at the student radio station WBAU. It is here that he came across Hank Shocklee and Bill Stephney and they found that they shared the same interests- love for hip-hop and politics. Shocklee was preparing demo tapes, and Ridenhour was also rapping over one song, "Public Enemy No. 1," during that same time. He also started appearing on Stephney's radio show under the pseudonym Chuckie D. The co-founder and producer of Def Jam Rick, Rubin heard "Public Enemy No. 1" and signed up Ridenhour to his new label. Though Ch
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The first album of "Public Enemy" was "Yo! Bum Rush the Show", was released on Def Jam Records in the year 1987. The album was critically acclaimed and was also a commercial successful. But it was their second album, "It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back", which became a huge success. The album proved to be a revolutionary one, by the rap and rock critics, and hip-hop became a reckoning force for social change. On one hand, the band became a popular one while on the other hand, it was also criticized by for its comments on political issues and criticism on media. They also created uproar when they contributed a controversial theme in the1989 film Do the Right Thing.

They released their next single "Welcome to the Terrordome" in the early part of the 1990. Its first single was a huge hit single but then it caused controversy as the lyric "still they got me like Jesus" was termed as anti-Semitic. They released their third album "Fear of a Black Planet" which became a huge hit. Not only this the album also shot into the pop Top Ten as the singles "911 Is a Joke," "Brothers Gonna Work It Out," and "Can't Do Nuttin' for Ya Man" became Top 40 R&B hits. Then then came with their next album, "1991's Apocalypse 91...The Enemy Strikes Black". The album was a huge hit and also garnered positive reviews. The album also debuted at number four on the pop charts. In the year 1992, they released the remix collection "Greatest Misses" which was also a huge hit.

In the year 1995, Chuck D broke off with Def Jam. Chuck started his own record label and also a publishing company. In the year 1996, he released his first debut album, "The Autobiography of Mistachuck".

In the year 1998, Public Enemy came back with a big boom and released the soundtrack Spike Lee's He Got Game. The record was a huge hit and also garnered favorable reviews. Then then released their seventh LP, There's a Poison Goin' On..., which was also a great success. The band then signed up with the In the Paint label. Under the new label, Public Enemy released "Revolverlution", which was a mixture of new tracks, remixes, and live cuts. The CD/DVD combination "It Takes a Nation" was released in the year 2005. A new album "New Whirl Odor" was also released in the year 2005. The "special projects" album Rebirth of a Nation which was an album where all the rhymes were written by Bay Area rapper Paris was also released.

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