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Why Public Enemy's 'Fight the Power' matters

Public Enemy and other '80s and '90s rap groups introduced historical music to a new generation of African-Americans through sampling. CNN's "Soundtracks: Songs that Defined History" airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT starting April 20.

Why Public Enemy's 'Fight the Power' matters

Public Enemy and other '80s and '90s rap groups introduced historical music to a new generation of African-Americans through sampling. CNN's "Soundtracks: Songs that Defined History" airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT starting April 20.