In Hip Hop History Today “Public Enemy released Yo! Bum Rush The Show” April 1, 1987
Yo! Bum Rush the Show is the debut studio album from hip hop group Public Enemy, released in April 1987 on Def Jam Recordings. Yo! Bum Rush the Show features a sample-heavy sound by production team The Bomb Squad. The album peaked at number 125 on the U.S. Billboard Top LPs chart and at number 28 on the Top Black Albums chart. In 2003, the album was ranked number 497 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Listen to Yo! Bum Rush the Show above.