Public Enemy to launch entire album on Web

from the Fight-the-power dept

As they said in that crossover-classic "bring 'da noize", 'What you wanna do, rap is not afraid of you'. They continue to prove it: $8 for the downloadable album (in AT&T's a2b format), or get a CD for $10, and either purchase includes -- free of charge -- a little "FU" to the recording industry. If memory serves, CNBC put the wholesale price of the average CD at $10.50 4 years ago (with COGS including artwork/liner notes at 55 cents!), so interesting to see a ~20%+ discount to wholesale.

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    notorious, 31 May 1999 @ 12:02pm

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    That's still 8$ for a cd and thats still too much.

    i'm disappointed with this Secure Music garbage - its AT&T and eventually corporations will control the artists by this means too.

    I wouldn't fall for this stuff, same stuff different package.

    Long Live MP3

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