Best Albums Of The...



Public Enemy

Also known as

Public Enemy

Musical genres

Political hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, Hip hop music

Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff and his S1W group, DJ Lord (DJ who replaced Terminator X in 1999), and Music Director Khari Wynn. Formed in Long Island, New York in 1982, Public Enemy is known for their politically charged lyrics and criticism of the American media, with an active interest in the frustrations and concerns of the African American community.
In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Public Enemy number forty-four on its list of the Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Acclaimed Music ranks them the 29th most recommended musical act of all time and the highest hip-hop group. The group was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2007.
Developing his talents as an MC with Flavor Flav while delivering furniture for his father's business, Chuck D (Carlton Douglas Ridenhour) and Spectrum City, as the group was called, released the record "Check Out the Radio," backed by "Lies," a social commentary—both of which would influence RUSH Productions' Run-D.M.C. and Beastie Boys.
Chuck D put out a tape to promote WBAU (the radio station where he was working at the time) and to fend off a local MC who

Read more on Wikipedia

Related to:


Also member of:

  • Moby & Public Enemy
  • Public Enemy & Wreck League The
  • Public Enemy

    Buy this album online:

    Public Enemy

    Buy this album online:

    Public Enemy

    Buy this album online: