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Public Enemy: New Trinity, Bristol

Keith Cameron, Guardian, The, 29 May 2000

THOUGH THEY NO longer dominate hip hop as they did 10 years ago, it's worth remembering that, before Public Enemy, rap was not an instinctively political medium. And after much internal strife and external adversity, they survive, to remind young upstarts who the original perpetrators were and, more importantly, provide an outlet for the genre's most eloquent voice.

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