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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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Published 8 years, 8 months ago

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Description: It Takes a Nation of Millions was the sign that hip-hop had exploded like a grenade. A rap record as abrasive, hard-core and eloquent as a Winston Churchill speech, the 1988 disc is one classic track after another: tense, multilayered, harmonically wild music. Chuck D declaims like a master preacher with foil Flavor Flav's voice darting around his. They have got the desperate energy of people fighting for their lives, and everything from their pumped-up rhetoric ("Prophets of Rage") to the group's quasi-paramilitary organisation, to the sirens and sax squeals in nearly every track declares how urgent their mission is. ... (more)
Manufacturer: Def Jam
Release date: 3 April 2000
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0731454242325 UPC: 731454242325
Tags: LP (1), Vinyl (1)
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