scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 763
Fight The Power Public Enemy wrote a song about racism censorship and freedom This song was popular among its time back in the late 80s and earlier 90s The song Im talking about of course is Fight The Power the title its self is self explanatory Public Enemy has four members all from unique backgrounds Its first and most known member would be Chuck D also known as Carlton Ridenhour born on August 1st 1960 same as its second member Professor Griff aka Richard Griffin Third member of PE is Terminator X born as Norman Rogers in 1966 and its fourth and final member is Flavor Flav also known to his family as William Drayton born on March 16th 1959 Public Enemy got their name from So Hank Schocklee when he heard two songs from them featuring the words Public Enemy and a single titled the same The group toured with such groups as U2 Anthrax and Primus and Sister of Mercy Their first tour was the Ill tour headlining the Beastie Boys Public Enemy is a political group Theyve always talked about the issues at hand And they werent afraid to use it in their songs Their one of the few groups at their time to rap about the issues Cause at their time gangsta rap had started to take off and people started to listen to different things But the song Fight The Power was a popular song and so was its music video The video showed a community coming together at a rally to support a common cause Also in the video people who looked like they were part of the Black Panthers The song talks about censorship briefly and I quote While the Black bands sweatin And the rhythm rhymes rollin Got to give us what we want Gotta give us what we need Our freedom of speech is freedom or death We got to
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA