Def Jam publish Public Enemy’s second album :’It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ featuring ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ (1988)

Public Enemy’s ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back’ is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / Columbia

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Public Enemy's 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.Countdown To Armageddon (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) - 01:4

Track Listing : 1.Countdown To Armageddon (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 01:40 . [Sampling : “Yo! Bum Rush The Show” By Public Enemy] . 2.Bring The Noise (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 03:46 . [Sampling : Fire & Fury Grass Roots Speech By Malcolm X; “It’S My Thing” By Marva Whitney; “Funky Drummer” By James Brown; “Get Off Your Ass And Jam” By Funkadelic; “Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved” By James Brown; “Fantastic Freaks At The Dixie” By Grand Wizzard Theodore And The Fantastic Five; “I Don’T Know What This World Is Coming To” By The Soul Children Feat. Jesse Jackson; “Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose” By James Brown; “The Assembly Line” By Commodores] . 3.Don’T Believe The Hype (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee, William Flavor Flav Drayton) – 05:19 . [Sampling : “Synthetic Substitution” By Melvin Bliss; “Escape-Ism” And “I Got Ants In My Pants” By James Brown; “Silly Rabbit, Trix Are For Kids” By The Trix Rabbit And The Trix Kids; “Fugitive” By Whodini; “Catch A Groove” By Juice; “Do The Funky Penguin (Live)” By Rufus Thomas] . 4.Cold Lampin’ With Flavor (Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee, William Flavor Flav Drayton) – 04:17 . [Sampling : “No More Music By The Suckers” By Mr. Magic; “Funk It Up (David’S Song)” By Sweet; “Jungle Fever” By The Chakachas; “Gimme Some More” By The J.B.’S; “I Know You Got Soul” By Bobby Byrd; “Lesson 1 (The Pay-Off Mix)” By Double Dee And Steinski; “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” By Beastie Boys; “Here We Go (Live At The Funhouse)” By Run-D.M.C.; “War” By Edwin Starr; “Think (About It)” By Lyn Collins] . 5.Terminator X To The Edge Of Panic (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Norman Terminator X Rogers, William Flavor Flav Drayton) – 04:31 . [Sampling : “Flash’S Theme” By Queen; “The Grunt” By The J.B.’S; “Bad” By Big Audio Dynamite; “Love Rap” By Spoonie Gee And Treacherous Three; “Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved” By James Brown] . 6.Mind Terrorist (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 01:21 . [Sampling : “Terminator X Speaks With His Hands”, “Bring The Noise”, And “Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos” By Public Enemy] . 7.Louder Than A Bomb (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 03:37 . [Sampling : “Who’S Gonna Take The Weight” By Kool & The Gang; “Long Red” By Mountain; “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” By Beastie Boys; “Fantastic Freaks At The Dixie” By Dj Grand Wizard Theodore And The Fantastic Five; “Catch A Groove” By Juice; “One For The Treble (Fresh)” By Davy Dmx; “It’S Yours” By T La Rock And Jazzy Jay; “Here We Go (Live At The Funhouse)” By Run-D.M.C.; “Aj Scratch” By Kurtis Blow] . 8.Caught, Can We Get A Witness? (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 04:53 . [Sampling : “Son Of Shaft” By Bar-Kays; “Hot Pants (Bonus Beats)” By Bobby Byrd; “Soul Power (Live)” By James Brown; “Terminator X Speaks With His Hands” By Public Enemy] . 9.Show ‘Em Whatcha Got (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 01:56 . [Sampling : “Darkest Light” By Lafayette Afro Rock Band; “Son Of Shaft / Feel It” By Bar-Kays; “Bring The Noise” And “Louder Than A Bomb” By Public Enemy] . 10.She Watch Channel Zero?! (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee, Richard Professor Griff Griffin, William Flavor Flav Drayton) – 03:49 . [Sampling : “Angel Of Death” By Slayer; “Funky Drummer” By James Brown] . 11.Night Of The Living Baseheads (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 03:14 . [Sampling : “The Grunt” By The J.B.’S; “I Can’T Get Next To You” By The Temptations; “Ufo” By Esg; “Fame” By David Bowie; “Scorpio” By Dennis Coffey And The Detroit Guitar Band; “Rock Steady” By Aretha Franklin; “Christmas Rappin'” By Kurtis Blow; “Do The Funky Chicken (Live)” And “Do The Funky Penguin” By Rufus Thomas; “Rappin’ Ain’T No Thing” By The Boogie Boys Feat. Disco Dave, Kid Delight And Kool Ski; “I Don’T Know What This World Is Coming To” By The Soul Children Feat. Jesse Jackson; “Funk Box Party” By The Masterdon Committee; “Son Of Shaft / Feel It” By Bar-Kays; “Do It, Do It” By Disco Four; “Sucker M.C.’S (Krush Groove 1)” And “Rock The House” By Run-D.M.C.; “My Mike Sounds Nice” By Salt-N-Pepa; “Bring The Noise” By Public Enemy; Khalid Abdul Muhammad Speech Excerpt; “Change The Beat (Female Version)” By Beside] . 12.Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee, William Flavor Flav Drayton) – 06:23 . [Sampling : “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic” By Isaac Hayes; “Living For The City” By Stevie Wonder; “Little Green Apples” By The Escorts; “Bring The Noise” By Public Enemy] . 13.Security Of The First World (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 01:20 . 14.Rebel Without A Pause (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee, Rogers) – 05:02 . [Sampling : “The Grunt” By The J.B.’S; “Funky Drummer” And “Get Up Offa That Thing” By James Brown; “I Don’T Know What This World Is Coming To” By The Soul Children Feat. Jesse Jackson; “Rock ‘N Roll Dude” By Chubb Rock; “Pee-Wee’S Dance” By Joeski Love; “Rock Music” By Jefferson Starship] . 15.Prophets Of Rage (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee, William Flavor Flav Drayton) – 03:18 . [Sampling : “Cold Sweat” And “The Payback Mix (Keep On Doing What You’Re Doing But Make It Funky)” By James Brown; “Shining Star” By Earth, Wind & Fire; “Pump That Bass” By Original Concept; “Hum Along And Dance” By The Jackson 5; “Bring The Noise” And “Miuzi Weighs A Ton” By Public Enemy] . 16.Party For Your Right To Fight (Carlton Chuck D Ridenhour, Eric Vietnam Sadler, Hank Shocklee) – 03:24 . [Sampling : “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” By Beastie Boys; “Sing A Simple Song” By Sly And The Family Stone; “Butt-To-Butt Resuscitation” By Funkadelic; “Get Up, Stand Up” By Bob Marley And The Wailers; “I Know You Got Soul” By Bobby Byrd; “Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved” By James Brown; “Bring The Noise” And “Terminator X Speaks With His Hands” By Public Enemy; 1964 Boston Radio Broadcast By Malcolm X]


Lionel C. Martin

Musicians : Public Enemy – Group . Harry Allen – Vocals . Chuck D – Vocals . Fab 5 Freddy – Vocals . Flavor Flav – Vocals . Erica Johnson – Vocals . Professor Griff – Vocals . Eric “Vietnam” Sadler – Programming. Hank Shocklee – Programming. Johnny Juice – Turntables . Rosado – Turntables . Terminator X – Turntables


Glen E. Friedman

Production : Produced By The Bomb Squad .

Package : Glen E. Friedman asterisques RVM – Photography .

Video Director(S) : Lionel C. Martin asterisques RVM For “Night Of The Living Baseheads” . Adam Bernstein For “Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos”

Recorded 1987–1988 At Chung King Studios And Greene St. Recording, Manhattan & Sabella Studios, Long Island

Released June 28, 1988 By Def Jam / Columbia

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