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Public Enemy: The Enemy Without

Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 16 May 1987

PUBLIC ENEMY are the latest hard rap attack from Def Jam's box of tricks, but very different from all that's gone before. Toting Uzi machine guns onstage, they recycle a language last widely heard in the late '60s — the shouted demand for Black Power! DELE FADELE wonders whether or not to cheer.

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