Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Shares His Favorite Hip Hop Album Ever Made, ‘Stunning Piece Of Art’
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist Flea shared a post on his official Twitter page reacting to Public Enemy’s 31 years celebration of their album, ‘Fear of a Black Planet,’ and apparently, it’s one of Flea’s favorite albums ever made and his favorite song from the album is ‘Welcome to the Terrordome.’
‘Fear of a Black Planet’ is the third studio album by hip hop band Public Enemy which was released on April 10, 1990. The album portrays themes such as empowerment within the black community, social issues affecting African Americans while criticizing racism and white supremacy.
The album was a commercial hit, selling two million copies in the United States, and received positive reviews from critics since many of them described it as one of the year’s best albums. Since it first released, ‘Fear of a Black Planet’ has been viewed as one of hip hop’s greatest and most important records, being ranked number 300 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
In order to celebrate this significant record’s 31st year, Public Enemy shared a post on its official Twitter page asking their fans their favorite track in the album in addition to criticizing society by stressing the fact that racism and white supremacy haven’t changed since then.
Here is what Public Enemy said:
“31 years ago today, ain’t a damn thing changed. #FearOfABlackPlanet
What’s your favorite record on this project?”
“One of my favorite albums ever made. Welcome to the terror dome. A stunning piece of art, historically significant.”
You can see the Twitter post below.
One of my favorite albums ever made. Welcome to the terror dome. Stunning piece of art, historically significant. https://t.co/Yh53Y5zUaz
— Flea (@flea333) April 10, 2021