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"P.E. 2000"

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P.E. 2000

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Sean P. Diddy Combs
Producers:
Bad Boy
genre:
Singles

We gave it a B-

Like he did with Grandmaster Flash’s ”The Message,” rap’s Midas mogul paradoxically takes yet another socially conscious rap classic — Public Enemy’s ”Public Enemy No. 1” — and gets jiggy with it. While ”P.E. 2000” sparks ample retro-rap nostalgia and dance-floor dynamite, adding inappropriately cooing female choruses puts the ”Why?” in Puffy’s Y2K. B-