On This Day in 1988, Public Enemy released ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back’

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Public Enemy released one of the most politically charged albums of this or any generation on this day in 1988….’It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back’ took no prisoners and called everyone out.

Now they got me in a cell
‘Cause my records, they sell
‘Cause a brother like me said, Well
Farrakhan’s a prophet and I think you ought to listen to
What he can say to you” What you ought to do

Is follow for now, power of the people, say,
“Make a miracle, D, pump the lyrical”
Black is back, all in, We’re gonna win
Check it out

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