Editors’ Notes It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back could be the boldest album to emerge from hip-hop's Golden Age. Over the course of 16 proudly uncompromising tracks, Chuck D's commanding baritone and hard-hitting polemics are flanked by Flavor Flav's hyperactive ad libs and Terminator X's vicious scratches. The Bomb Squad's production stitches together discordant snippets of samples to create hardcore backdrops for epics like "Bring the Noise" and "Rebel Without a Pause." Consider yourself warned.

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Countdown to Armageddon
1
1:40
 
Bring the Noise
2
3:46
 
Don't Believe the Hype
3
5:19
 
Cold Lampin' With Flavor
4
4:17
 
Terminator X to the Edge of Panic
5
4:31
 
Mind Terrorist
6
1:21
 
Louder Than a Bomb
7
3:37
 
Caught, Can We Get a Witness
8
4:53
 
Show 'Em Whatcha Got
9
1:56
 
She Watch Channel Zero?!
10
3:49
 
Night of the Living Baseheads
11
3:14
 
Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos
12
6:23
 
Security of the First World
13
1:20
 
Rebel Without a Pause
14
5:02
 
Prophets of Rage
15
3:19
 
Party for Your Right to Fight
16
3:25
 

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