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  1. Gokree

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    Fear Of A Black Planet has two recurring themes - inter-racial relationships (and the white community's fear of them - hence the album title), and the racism inherent in the American media. Racism has always been an issue in Public Enemy's music, but here their anger is more focused and streamlined.
  2. Moogulrajas

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    At the time of its release in March -- just a mere two years after It Takes a Nation of Millions-- nearly all of the attention spent on Public Enemy's third album, Fear of a Black Planet, was concentrated on the dying controversy over Professor Griff's anti-Semitic statements of , and how leader Chuck D bungled the public relations regarding his dismissal.
  3. Fenrile

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    is a Joke Lyrics. 47K Fear of a Black Planet is the third studio album by Public Enemy. Not only did it help hip-hop emerge in the mainstream, but it also sparked a massive resurgence of.
  4. Gardataxe

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    With Public Enemy, Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Samuel L. Jackson. Public Enemy performs in the music video " is a Joke" from the album "Fear of a Black Planet" recorded for Def Jam Records. The music video opens with Flavor Flav awakening in bed. He raps at a Church pulpit as EMT slowly react to a person who had a heart attack. Later, people call in response to a person having seizures, but.
  5. Kajin

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    In promoting Fear of a Black Planet, he recruited young street crews to put up posters, billboards, and stickers on public surfaces, while Simmons himself met with nightclub DJs and college radio program directors to persuade them to add albums tracks such as "Fight the Power", "Welcome to the Terrordome", and " Is a Joke" to their playlists.
  6. Tezshura

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    Lyrics to ' is a Joke' by Public Enemy: Hit me Going, going, gone Now I dialed a long time ago Don't you see how late they're reactin' They only come and they come when they wanna.
  7. Moogushakar

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    FEAR OF a BLACK PLANET was produced by the Bomb Squad and features the hit singles, 'Fight the Power,' 'Welcome to the Terrordome' and Flavor Flav's ' Is a Joke.' FEAR OF a BLACK PLANET, which celebrates it's 25th anniversary in , finished # on .
  8. Zular

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    " Is a Joke" is a song by American hip hop group Public Enemy, from their third album, Fear of a Black Planet. The song is solely done by Flavor Flav. It was released as a single and became a hit in April , reaching number 15 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, and number one on the Hot Rap Singles chart, becoming their second number-one rap chart hit after " Fight the Power ". [2]Genre: Golden age hip hop, political hip hop.

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