In honors of Chuck D’s birthday, some covers of Public Enemy – and since I needed a couple more sets, how about RUN-DMC and LL Cool J throwing in for good measure! (53 minutes)



Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy
Fight The Power Barenaked Ladies 4:05 Coneheads: Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack Public Enemy 2
Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos Tricky 5:40 Maxinquaye Public Enemy
911 Is A Joke Duran Duran 3:59 Thank You Public Enemy
Bring the Noise Morgan Geer 2:40 Down to the Promised Land Public Enemy 3
Eve of Destruction Public Enemy 4:15 How You Sell Soul to a Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul? Turtles/Barry McGuire
You Be Illin’ Carolina Chocolate Drops 3:14 Leaving Eden (Deluxe Version) [+Digital Booklet] Run DMC
King Of Rock/Sucka MCs No More Kings 3:00 And The Flying Boombox Run DMC
Take The Money And Run RUN-DMC Featuring Everlast 3:48 Crown Royal Steve Miller Band 2
It’s Tricky Bloodhound Gang 2:35 Take A Bite Outta Rhyme Run DMC
Mama Said Knock You Out Scatterbrain 3:46 Encino Man LL Cool J 2
I Need Love Mr. B the Gentleman Rhymer 2:49 Soundcloud LL Cool J 2
Ain’t Nobody LL Cool J 4:37 Mr. Smith (Deluxe Edition) Chaka Khan 2