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Public Enemy. Their latest release, What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down, is on our list of the best new albums out on Sept. 25. Eitan Miskevich/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Sept. 25

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Lil Baby performs during a Juneteenth voter registration rally on June 19, 2020 at Murphy Park Fairgrounds in Atlanta, Ga. One week earlier, he released "The Bigger Picture," a song protesting police brutality. Paras Griffin/Getty Images hide caption

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Slick Rick released his debut album The Great Adventures of Slick Rick in 1988. Al Pereira/Getty Images hide caption

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How Slick Rick And Queen Latifah 'Breathed Life Into Hip-Hop' In 1988

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Hank Shocklee, of Public Enemy's production team The Bomb Squad, in Austin, Texas for an interview with Microphone Check. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Hank Shocklee With Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley

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Tego Calderon, one of Reggaeton's top artists and producers, performs for fans in New York City. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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Public Enemy on stage in 1988. The group will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame Thursday. Suzie Gibbons/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Grunge, Rap Music Added to U.S. Recording Registry

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The Horrors (clockwise from left), Public Enemy, and Swans, just a few of the artists featured at this year's All Tomorrow's Parties festival.

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Festival Recap: The Magic Of All Tomorrow's Parties

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Public Enemy performs at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J., on Sunday night.

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Public Enemy In Concert: ATP Festival 2011

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