The Evil Empire of Everything

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The Evil Empire of Everything
Studio album by Public Enemy
Released October 1, 2012
Genre Political Hip Hop[1]
Length 51:00
Label Enemy Records, Spit Digital
Producer DJ Pain 1, Brent Dixon, Chris 'Spanky' Moss, Gary G-Wiz, DJ Johnny 'Juice' Rosada, Davy DMX, Professor Griff, C-Doc, Felony Muzik, Flavor Flav, Chuckie Madness, Sammy Kin
Public Enemy chronology
Most of My Heroes Still Don't Appear on No Stamp
(2012)
The Evil Empire of Everything
(2012)
Singles from The Evil Empire of Everything
  1. "Say it Like it Really Is"
    Released: 2010
  2. "Everything"
    Released: 2012

The Evil Empire of Everything is the twelfth studio album by hip hop group Public Enemy, released on October 1, 2012. The album was released on Enemy Records, distributed by Spit Digital, and originally was exclusively available on iTunes.[2] The album was released as a CD on November 6, 2012,[3] along with the album Most of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp, which, Chuck D, described as a "fraternal twin" to The Evil Empire of Everything.[4] The album received positive reviews from critics.

A vinyl edition was made available on April 19, 2014 to commemorate Record Store Day. The two LP set, limited to 500 copies, included a 2014 anniversary calendar "25 Years of Public Enemy".[5]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 76/100[6]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[7]
Robert Christgau B+[8]
The Boston Globe favorable[9]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[10]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "The Evil Empire of"   DJ Pain 1, Brent Dixon, Chris 'Spanky' Moss 1:52
2. "Don't Give Up the Fight" (featuring Ziggy Marley) Gary G-Wiz 3:47
3. "1 (Peace)"   DJ Johnny 'Juice' Rosada 2:46
4. "2 (Respect)" (featuring Davy DMX) Davy DMX, Professor Griff, C-Doc 3:09
5. "Beyond Trayvon" (featuring NME Sun) Professor Griff, C-Doc 4:29
6. "Everything" (featuring Gerald Albright & Sheila Brody) Gary G-Wiz 4:11
7. "31 Flavors"   Felony Muzik, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, C-Doc 3:09
8. "Riotstarted" (featuring Tom Morello & Henry Rollins) Gary G-Wiz 3:27
9. "Notice (Know This)"   Gary G-Wiz 2:14
10. "Icebreaker" (featuring The Impossebulls, Kyle Jason, Sekreto, & True Mathematics) C-Doc 7:14
11. "Fame"   Chuckie Madness, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, C-Doc 4:49
12. "Broke Diva"   Sammy Kin 3:12
13. "Say it Like it Really Is"   DJ Johnny 'Juice' Rosada, Professor Griff, C-Doc 6:23

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