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FREE SINGLE and REMIX CONTEST THROUGH BitTORRENT
July 1st, 2013

Free Single and Remix Contest Through BitTorrent

Public Enemy is once again challenging the traditional conduits through which we acquire and collect our music. In collaboration with BitTorrent, the group is creating opportunities for fans, DJs, and ambitious types, to generate new versions of PE music. Along with the free single download– Get Up Stand Up, participants are invited to submit remixes, and vie for several different prize packages.

There are many bands that might shy away from offering up free music. This, from Gary “G-Wiz” Rinaldo (Chuck D’s manager and music producer): “For many established people in the music business, there’s a fear that comes along with it. We don’t have that fear. The ability to freely share an archive and have flexibility on how it can be used is an extremely powerful tool when it comes to making music and media available”.

A group with the legacy and reputation of Public Enemy, continues to inspire. They innovate and seek out unconventional avenues for distributing their art. This time around, they are asking you to do the same.

Here’s the link for the download and the remix contest: http://bundles.bittorrent.com/public-enemy/

Get Up Stand Up – Public Enemy feat. Brother Ali

This song don't give a damn

If the rhymes don't fit

Beat don't bounce

If the dj quit

This song

Don't give a damn

If you can't sing to dance to it

Can't romance to it

This song ain't arrogant

If you don't try it

Buy it

If your radio deny it

Don't care bout what who got

What's cool on tv

Or what spots hot I forgot

I ain't mad at evolution

But I stand for revolution

Enough is enough

Somebody stand up

Get up, stand up,

Get up, stand up

This track aint asking you a damn thing

Not the brand name bottle with your champagne

Not where you land your private airplane

How many blood diamonds shining in that chain?

How much compromise is tied to that fame?

How many more times we gotta hear that lame

Line I'm inspiring them

To do what?

Roll better weed and get higher than them?

Feed the needy greedy ass fire in them?

Be the same damn dog but to finer women?

They gonna tell me that I'm preaching to the choir than I'm

Sure they right but I'm trying to light a fire in them

Cause I was raised by the enemy

And ever since then that's been my identity

So I'm trying to give back what's was given me

Truth told delivery is my tendency

Youth fold to the spirit of my energy

Bottom of my feet is something that you'll never see

That's cause I'm standing singing the anthem

Fist on my hand, and a list of demands and

When they hear this might piss in their pants and

Try to get the children to not listen to the man

But the mighty pe is what birthed ali

So what you gonna think come after me?

Chuck d

Get up, stand up

Occupy if you denied

Protest songs cause I see wrong

Most of my heroes still don't appear on no stamp

So I rant even when they say I can't

I rise against

Rage against

Hope I don't end up being the same thing I'm fighting against

Hence

I wince never on the fence

Since they think the masses powerless

Ain't on no power list

I ball my fist w my audience

Like this

Get up, stand up,

Get up, stand up

Got so much to shout about

What the 1% is gettin out

Recession depression desperation due

Never have so many been screwed by so few

Cheapest price is to pay attention

No need to dumb down to what I mention

No need to young down how I mention

In spanish portuguese english french and

No satisfaction

Listen to the world reaction

Americas still black and white

Like an old tv set

What we gonna do about it?

Laugh sit back forget & quit?

I get racial

Just talkin about the ratio

People are no longer patient

Now the brown they don't want around

That's why sammy got that facial

My wife says it's spacial

Politics that stick way beyond baseball

I think it's self hateful

Anti immigration

Disgraceful

Get up, stand up

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