It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
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Based on 168 ratings
1988 Ratings: #3
April 14, 1988 / Release Date
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Def Jam / Label
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aronmace
96
This album solidified Chuck D and Flava Flav as forces to be reckoned with, and their style and intellect leaves us with one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. A TRUE classic.
CheapandLethal
95
Amazing
chuyin49
100
One of the most important hip hop albums of all time. It's social political commentary is still relevant today.
EMR
77
Infamous hip-hop collective Public Enemy brings in one of the most relentless, gut-wrenching rap albums of the genre´s Golden Age. While It Takes a Nation... reveals the group´s raison d'etre with the churning verses, extremely loud and agressiveproduction style, booming beats and rebellious approach, it is one of those classic hip-hop masterpieces that didn´t really age that well. While it is definitely one of the loudest and most extreme experiences one could get at the ... read more
lucacdornelles
69
RANKING THE SONGS:
16. Countdown to Armageddon
15. Show Em Whatcha Got
14. Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos
13. Mind Terrorist
12. Cold Lampin With Flavor
11. Terminator X to the Edge of Panic
10. Security of the First World
9. Caught, Can We Get a Witness?
8. Louder Than a Bomb
7. Don't Believe the Hype
6. Rebel Without a Pause
5. Bring the Noise
4. Night of the Living Baseheads
3. Prophets of Rage
2. She Watch Channel Zero?!
1. Party for Your Right to Fight
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Track List

  1. Countdown to Armageddon
  2. Bring the Noise
  3. Don't Believe the Hype
  4. Cold Lampin' with Flavor
  5. Terminator X to the Edge of Panic
  6. Mind Terrorist
  7. Louder Than a Bomb
  8. Caught, Can We Get a Witness?
  9. Show 'Em Whatcha Got
  10. She Watch Channel Zero?!
  11. Night of the Living Baseheads
  12. Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos
  13. Security of the First World
  14. Rebel Without a Pause
  15. Prophets of Rage
  16. Party for Your Right to Fight
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