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Public Enemy

Fight The Power

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“Fight the Power” is a single by American hip hop group Public Enemy. First released on the soundtrack for the film 1989 Do the Right Thing, a different version was released on the group’s third studio album, Fear of a Black Planet (1990). The single reached number one on Hot Rap Singles and number 20 on the Hot R&B Singles. It was named the best single of 1989 by The Village Voice in their Pazz & Jop critics’ poll. Read on...

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This song is listed #322 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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