500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Public Enemy, 'Fear of a Black Planet'
199/500

199. Public Enemy, 'Fear of a Black Planet'

Def Jam, 1990

Public Enemy expanded their widescreen vision of hip-hop on their third album, which included the righteous noise of "Fight the Power," the uplifting sentiment of "Brothers Gonna Work It Out" and the agit-funk of "911 Is a Joke."

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