Muse Sick-n-Hour Mess Age is the fifth studio album by American hip hop group Public Enemy, released on August 23, 1994, by Def Jam Recordings. Its title is a stylization of the phrase “music in our message” (or “music and our message”). The album debuted at number 14 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling 56,000 copies in its first week.
Upon its release, Muse Sick-n-Hour Mess Age received generally mixed to positive reviews from most music critics, amid controversy among critics and fans over Public Enemy’s relevance in hip hop at the time.