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Public Enemy Announce Return to Def Jam, New Album Out September 25

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After over two decades, Public Enemy, the iconic group whose message of revolution, social justice, and racial equality is more potent and necessary today than ever – finally reunites with the historic label it helped build into a globally recognized brand: Def Jam Recordings. Public Enemy and Def Jam have reunited to officially release “Fight the Power: […]

Chuck D Announces the Firing of Flavor Flav was a Hoax, Releases New Music

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Before the coronavirus took over the world, the biggest headlines in America were the upcoming presidential elections. Democratic nominee Bernie Sanders hosted a rally, which would feature a performance from Public Enemy Radio. That announcement sparked a beef between Chuck D and Flavor Flav leading to the firing of the famed hype man from the […]

Happy 61st Birthday to Flavor Flav!

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On this date in 1959, William Jonathan Drayton, better known to the world as Flavor Flav, was born in NYC. Flav is the former hypeman of the iconic, Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame Hip-Hop group Public Enemy. Growing up on Freeport, Long Island is where A young Flavor developed his love for music, teaching […]

Chuck D Is Suing A Publishing Company For Unpaid Royalties

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Chuck D is suing a publishing company for tricking him out of owning the rights to his music.  Which Chuck says cost him has cost him more than $1 million in royalties. According to TMZ, after Chuck signed with Reach Global Music and Terrordome Music Publishing in 2001.  The label and publishing company took advantage […]

Warren G’s G Funk Movie Finds Home On YouTube, Will Be Released Soon

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When N.W.A. made their mark on Hip-Hop in the 1980’s it opened the world not only to khakis and converse culture, but to new genre of rap music called “Gangsta Rap.” Gangsta Rap music infused Curtis Mayfield’s soul, James Brown’s spirit and the groove of others like the AWB and Funkadelics to create a vibe […]

Chuck D, Questlove, and Kendrick Lamar Slated as Prospect Members of the Academy

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It looks like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is on the verge of diversifying their membership. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Oscar-permitting collective announced their invitation of membership which heights at 928 new prospect members which include Hip-Hop notables Chuck D, Questlove, and Kendrick Lamar. This year’s roster of invitees is […]

Public Enemy’s Lasting Tribute To Martin Luther King, Jr.

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On October 1, 1991, Long Island’s Public Enemy released their fourth studio album Apocalypse 91 … The Enemy Strikes Black on Def Jam Recordings and Columbia Records. It proved to be their fourth classic album in five years following 1987’s debut Yo! Bum Rush The Show, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us […]

Happy 59th Birthday To Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav!

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On this date in 1959, William Jonathan Drayton, better known to the world as Flavor Flav, was born in NYC. Flav is the hypeman of the iconic, Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame Hip Hop group Public Enemy. Growing up on Freeport, Long Island is where A young Flavor developed his love for music, teaching […]