Public Enemy Share Tracklisting For New Album

Legendary hip hop act Public Enemy have shared the tracklist for their upcoming album, What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down?, out September 25th via Def Jam Records. The album marks their first release for the label in over two decades.

The group also announced the star studded guests that appear on the album. Collaborators include Nas, YG, Rapsody, DJ Premier, Black Thought, Questlove, Cypress Hill, Run-DMC, Ice-T, PMD, George Clinton, Daddy-O, Jahi, The Impossebulls, Mark Jenkins, S1Ws Pop Diesel and James Bomb, and Beastie Boys‘ Mike D and Ad-Rock.

Public Enemy also shared the video for the album’s lead single “Fight the Power (2020 Remix).” The clip features the same visuals that aired during the BET Awards earlier this year.

Watch the video and see the tracklist below.


01 . When The Grid Goes Down (feat. George Clinton)
02. Grid (feat. Cypress Hill and George Clinton)
03. State of the Union (STFU) (feat. DJ Premier)
04. Merica Mirror (feat. Pop Diesel)
05. Public Enemy Number Won (feat. Mike D, Ad-Rock, Run-DMC)
06. Toxic
07. Yesterday Man (feat. Daddy-O)
08. Crossroads Burning (Interlude) (feat. James Bomb)
09. Fight The Power: Remix 2020 (feat. Nas, Rapsody, Black Thought, Jahi, YG, Questlove)
10. Beat Them All
11.  Smash The Crowd (feat. Ice-T, PMD)
12. If You Can’t Join Em Beat Em
13. Go At It (feat. Jahi)
14. Don’t Look At The Sky (Interlude) (feat. Mark Jenkins)
15. Rest In Beats (feat. The Impossebulls)
16. R.I.P. Blackat
17. Closing: I Am Black (feat. Ms. Ariel)


Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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