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It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
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4 years ago at Sep 3 10:02
public enemey were there from the start - shame they are not now. Message after message delivered with without doubt one of the wickedest voices - Chuck.
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Description: It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back is the second studio album by American hip hop group Public Enemy, released April 14, 1988 on Def Jam Recordings. Recording sessions for the album took place at Chung King Studios, Greene Street Recording, and Sabella Studios in New York City. Noting the enthusiastic response over their li ... (more)
Manufacturer: Def Jam
Release date: 14 April 1988
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0731452735829 UPC: 731452735829
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