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Power to the People & the Beats - Public Enemy's Greatest Hits


Download links and information about Power to the People & the Beats - Public Enemy's Greatest Hits by Public Enemy. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Rap genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 01:17:53 minutes.

Artist: Public Enemy
Release date: 2005
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap
Tracks: 18
Duration: 01:17:53
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No. Title Length
1. You're Gonna Get Yours 4:05
2. Public Enemy No.1 4:41
3. Rebel Without a Pause 4:18
4. Bring the Noise 3:47
5. Don't Believe the Hype 5:19
6. Prophets of Rage 3:18
7. Black Steel In the Hour of Chaos 3:43
8. Fight the Power 4:36
9. Welcome to the Terrordome 5:26
10. 911 Is a Joke 3:17
11. Brothers Gonna Work It Out 5:08
12. Can't Do Nuttin' for Ya, Man! 2:47
13. Can't Truss It 4:52
14. Shut Em Down 4:19
15. By the Time I Get to Arizona 4:00
16. Hazy Shade of Criminal 4:49
17. Give It Up 4:43
18. He Got Game 4:45



Apart from their 2001 installment in Universal's ongoing 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection series, Public Enemy had not been given a career compilation prior to 2005's Power to the People and the Beats: Public Enemy's Greatest Hits. The 2001 comp overlooked such major cuts as "Rebel Without a Pause" and "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos," plus it was sequenced in a non-chronological order. Power to the People rights those two wrongs by including all of PE's major songs from 1987-1998 — which doesn't mean it's all their best music, of course — presented in a chronological fashion, beginning with "You're Gonna Get Yours" and ending with "He Got Game." As such, it provides not only a useful summary of their groundbreaking work, it's also a bracing, exciting listen in its own right. Of course, each individual Public Enemy release recorded during these ten years is worth hearing — especially 1988's It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back and 1990's Fear of a Black Planet, which are two of the great works of art of the 20th century — but for those who want a quick introduction to the greatest hip-hop group of all time, this fits the bill perfectly.