Run DMC or Public Enemy? Yo!

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  1. Dirty_Boogie

    Dirty_Boogie Still got the ol' tagger on it

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    :D

    And why is this relevant here...?

    Run DMC paired up with Aerosmith
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    Public Enemy paired up with Anthrax

    (Plus, both are groundbreaking groups, regardless if you like that genre or not.)
     
  2. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    gotta go with Run DMC since they were from my old stomping grounds, queens...
     
  3. Lee B.

    Lee B. I stitch my wings and pull the strings.

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    Public Enemy, cause they don’t rhyme to riddle.
     
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  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Silver pants make me wanna dance.

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    Ooh... this sh!t is hard. I think I’d probably enjoy listening to RUN DMC a bit more these days, and they were the first hip hop band I ever bought but.... PE was life changing. So important.

    I gotta go Public Enemy.
     
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  5. toothace

    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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    Run DMC FTW.
     
  6. Lee B.

    Lee B. I stitch my wings and pull the strings.

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    Speaking of hard, KRS-ONE or Kool G Rap?
     
  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Public Enemy
     
  8. WEDGE

    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

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    PE was hardcore. Plus they had Flava Flav. WIn for me.
     
  9. justmund

    justmund Plank Spanker

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    Public Enemy Number 1.

    Weirdly, I've seen them live (maybe twice). They came to my home town, which is just crazy (our "city" is tiny).
     
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  10. walrus

    walrus New Member

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  11. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    +1 unless it’s “Walk this Way” and then I think I just enjoyed the collaboration and the beat.
     
  12. Shawn@PRS

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    Public Enemy and Rage Against the Machine (most of the members at least) have formed a new group, Prophets of Rage. I gotta go with Public Enemy.
     
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  13. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I'm diggin' the PoR, too!
     
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  14. helmi

    helmi single&swampy

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  15. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Prophets of Rage
     
  16. markd21

    markd21 New Member

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    Ice-T....all the albums that led to "Body Count" are killer.

    Rhyme Pays
    Power (BEST intro and outro ever!!)
    The Iceberg/Freedom of Speech...Just Watch What You Say
    OG - Original Gangster

    CLASSICS!!!! From sounding like he recorded in a closet (probably did with those old school home studios rappers would use), to the KILLER production on "OG", there was always a "heaviness" that Public Enemy often had, but I just always dug Ice-T's lyrics more than what PE was doing. Plus, Flava Flav was a little too much of a buffoon for me.

    PE has some tracks that blow me away, but my stand-out favorite of theirs is "By the Time I Get to Arizona". Angry, Violent, awesome production by the Bomb Squad (I think that was their producer at that time - don't remember). Honestly, what really soiled PE for me was their work with Anthrax. I just thought "Bring the Noise" was a bit goofy and bo-bo.
     
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  17. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Former Lyricist for Calhoun Tubbs

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    Can I just vote "no" on this one?
     
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