April 10, 2014
24 years of Fear Of A Black Planet
On April 10, 1990; Public Enemy released their third studio album, Fear Of a Black Planet.
The album considered by many as the magnum opus of hip-hop recordings, would sell one million copies in its first week.
Fear Of A Black Planet influenced by Dr. Frances Cress Welsing’s 1970’s essay The Cress Theory Of Color – Confrontation And Racism (White Supremacy).
Fear Of A Black Planet was the last album produced solely by the original Bomb Squad team consisting of Hank and Keith Shocklee, Eric “Vietnam” Sadler and Public Enemy leader Chuck D.
psychology pays tribute with The Diamond In The Rough: The Public Enemy Session