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Public Enemy Announce ‘Live From Metropolis Studios’ Album

Public Enemy's summer has been busy with the release of their 13th album, 'Man Plans, God Laughs,' and now they have another one on the way. The famed hip-hop group will release a new live LP and home video, Live From Metropolis Studio, on Sept. 4.

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Books
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10 Hip-Hop and R&B Books You Should Read This Summer

If only Sir Mix-a-Lot rapped, "I like big books and I cannot lie," perhaps there would be a literacy craze that rivals his ode to booty. Summertime may have more people hitting the beach and exploring adventurous activities, but bringing a good book along for the ride makes the experience that much more eye-opening.

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Happy Birthday, Chuck D!

The inimitable Chuck D celebrates his birthday a few days after dropping Man Plans God Laughs his latest album with Public Enemy. Today, the PE frontman turns 55.

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Kevin Winter (2) / Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images
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New Music Releases – July 2015

Things are also looking up for R&B. Hip-hop will still remain hot. July will be lit. Let's look at the upcoming album releases.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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Public Enemy’s ‘Man Plans, God Laughs’ Album Is on the Way

Four years have passed since Public Enemy released their last album, 'The Evil Empire of Everything.' The quartet consisting of Chuck D, Professor Griff, Flavor Flav and DJ Lord are back to instill some knowledge this year with their newest endeavor, 'Man Plans, God Laughs.'

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Five Best Songs From Public Enemy’s ‘Fear of a Black Planet’ Album

On the 25th anniversary of its release, we went through the arduous task of selecting the five best tracks from Fear of a Black Planet. These songs truly stand the test of time.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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Public Enemy’s ‘Brothers Gonna Work It Out’ Is an Underrated Black Liberation Anthem Necessary for Today

Twenty-five years ago, Public Enemy debuted their third studio album, 'Fear of a Black Planet,' which featured the underrated black liberation anthem, "Brothers Gonna Work It Out." The song is as important today as it was then. We revisit the track and its place in today's landscape.

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Outkast - 'Stankonia'
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See Your Favorite Hip-Hop and R&B Album Covers Featuring Kittens

See your favorite hip-hop and R&B album covers featuring kittens and prepare to feel all fluffy inside.

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Public Enemy Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age
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20 Years Ago: Public Enemy Release Their Most Misunderstood Album, ‘Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age’

We re-examine P.E.'s strangest most polarizing work.

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Does the ‘Do the Right Thing’ Soundtrack Stand the Test of Time?

Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing' shook up the world 25 years ago but does the groundbreaking film's soundtrack stand the test of time too?

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