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Today in Hip Hop History: Public Enemy’s ‘Apocalypse ’91…The Enemy Strikes Back’ LP Turns 30 Years Old!

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On this date in 1991, legendary Hip Hop collective Public Enemy dropped their fourth full-length album entitled Apocalypse ’91…The Enemy Strikes Back on the Def Jam/Columbia imprint. Visit for more information Drawn from the fictional movies Apocalypse Now and Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back, the Bomb Squad produced project was a rush […]

Public Enemy’s Chuck D Apologizes For R. Kelly Tweets

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Public Enemy’s Chuck D is backtracking on his statements regarding the verdict in the R. Kelly trial. In a new statement, Chuck D asserted that he did not support Kelly’s actions and insisted that he doesn’t listen to his music.   Visit for more information The latest news comes after Chuck D originally angered Twitter […]

Explore The “Smithsonian Anthology Of Hip-Hop and Rap”

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The landmark Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap is here.  Visit for more information The first of it’s kind book arrived over the weekend boasting 120 tracks, nine CDs, a 300-page book with eleven essays, extensive track-by-track liner notes and never-before-published images.  In terms of music, the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap dives […]

[WATCH] Chuck D Offers To End Beef With Flavor Flav For PE Reunion

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Ever since Chuck D announced that Flavor Flav was fired from PE and Flav returned fire with a lawsuit thrown at PE for appearing at a Bernie Sanders rally last year, things just haven’t been the same for the legendary group Public Enemy. During the opening of the Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx […]

Eminem Joins Chuck D, LeBron James and More With NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, and MLS Arenas to Support Election Super Centers’ “Make History Here” Initiative

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Eminem recently announced his support via Instagram and his website of Election Super Centers’“Make History Here” initiative to ensure access to safe, socially-distanced voting at sports arenas across the country. Visit for more information “Being able to head to a stadium or arena to vote makes it easier and safer than ever to use your voice,” notes the Grammy and Oscar-winning, multi-platinum […]

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. Visit for more information Public Enemy and Def Jam have reunited to […]

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


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. Visit for more information Growing up on Freeport, Long Island is where A young Flavor developed […]

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. Visit for more information According to TMZ, after Chuck signed with Reach Global Music and Terrordome Music Publishing in 2001.  The label […]

Chuck D to Sue Former Record Label for Allegedly Pocketing Millions in Commission

Chuck D claims his former record label stole millions from him in commission, as well as a huge amount of his music publishing catalog, so he’s gearing up to take legal action. Visit for more information In the documents obtained by TMZ, the Public Enemy emcee says Global Music and Terrordome Music Publishing took […]

Chuck D Does ‘Fight the Power’ at Spike Lee’s ‘Do the Right Thing’ 30th Anniversary Block Party! Crowd Goes Nuts!!!!

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“1989… The number… Another summer… Sounds of the funky drummer…” Visit for more information On Sunday, June 30th, Spike Lee hosted the 30th anniversary of his Academy Awards nominated film, Do the Right Thing on the actual block that it was shot (a street now named Do the Right Thing Way). While the Oscar-award […]

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.” Visit for more information Gangsta Rap music infused Curtis Mayfield’s soul, James Brown’s spirit and the groove of others like the AWB and […]