It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1988 Ratings: #4 / 126
User Score
Based on 256 ratings
1988 Ratings: #3
April 14, 1988 / Release Date
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Def Jam / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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KIDWITHGUNs
88
Amazing

So all I ended up doing was fucking up the website?

I'm toxic

I'm a Public Enemy

(Bruh that timing was perfect)
chuyin49
100
One of the most important hip hop albums of all time. It's social political commentary is still relevant today.
ROXAAN
60
Nice beat.
ricardomcr
83
The production sounds a tad bit dated, then again, it's been over 30 years. It is still funky and will have you moving with a groove on every track.
Where this thing really shines is in the socially and politically poignant rhymes, and especially, to my liking, in the way they are delivered. Chuck D's flow on this thing...damn son. The man will ride any beat, rock influenced, funk driven, simple kickdrumms...whatever, it's effortless to him, as if he's the one bossing the instrumentals around. ... read more
CheapandLethal
95
Amazing
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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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