Public Enemy are back with a brand new album, Man Plans God Laughs. The follow-up to the legendary hip-hop outfit’s The Evil Empire of Everything is meant to drop worldwide on July 27th through RCS Music; ahead of that release, however, it’s streaming below via Spotify.
While sitting for an interview last month with Maxim, Chuck D explained that he took influence from modern rap heroes like Kendrick Lamar and Run the Jewels, adding, “but [we] stayed far enough away from them to still be Public Enemy. We’re making a comment about the 21st century in this technological yet still political world. It will be able to tell its own story without me trying to talk to it.”
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In addition to the stream, Public Enemy has released a video for the title track. Over the hook, “Do it for the culture/ do it for the youth,” the clip sees a young kid on the verge of making a bad decision. Check it out beneath the stream below.