16) Armond White Music Review of the Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush The Show! album and “Bring The Noise” single. -1988-
“The loud, assertive album is both a warning and an act of protest. Listening to the record was like
taking a pin out of a grenade and holding it to one’s chest: the anger in it was close, palpable–and it felt self destructive…The teacher-pupil structure of Public Enemy’s raps also illustrates the group’s relationship to its audience. “Bring The Noise” is an open classroom is which the lesson is: acquiring a…”
For more on Armond White’s take on Public Enemy’s Yo! Bum Rush The Show! album and “Bring The Noise” single, purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.