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Public Enemy Shares New Animated Video ‘Public Enemy Number Won’ Feat. Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock & Mike D And Run-DMC

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Public Enemy, Beastie Boys’ Mike D, and Ad-Rock along with Run-DMC get animated in the new video for “Public Enemy Number Won,” which also features archival concert posters, footage, and more. It’s the latest single from their widely acclaimed new album What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?, which also marked the iconic group’s historic return to Def Jam Recordings. “The […]

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. “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 selling rapper. “You only get one […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Public Enemy Releases ‘Apocalypse ’91…The Enemy Strikes Back’ LP 29 Years Ago

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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. Drawn from the fictional movies Apocalypse Now and Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back, the Bomb Squad produced project was a rush job according to Hank Shocklee, […]

Public Enemy’s New Album ‘What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?’ Out September 25

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Public Enemy will release their latest album What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? this Friday, September 25. The legendary group’s first release for Def Jam Recordings in over two decades features a powerful lineup of guests including Nas, YG, Rapsody, DJ Premier, Black Thought, Questlove, Cypress Hill, Run-DMC, Ice-T, PMD, George Clinton, Daddy-O, Jahi, The Impossebulls, Mark Jenkins, S1Ws […]

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: […]

Public Enemy Art Show Feat. Shepherd Fairey, Chuck D and More to Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of ‘Fear Of A Black Planet’

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Artists from around the world will come together using Public Enemy songs, legacy, and history as an inspiration to create unique and original art pieces for the first time ever at The Terrordome. Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Public Enemy’s iconic third album Fear Of A Black Planet, the show will feature one-of-a-kind artwork from Shepherd Fairey, Vhils Faith47, […]

Alcam is On the Run In New “Public Enemy” Video

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Alcam brings a new vibe from St. Louis in his latest visual for the single, “Public Enemy”. The video for “Public Enemy” has a “Queen and Slim” vibe where Alcam and his leading women are on the run from the police. Alcam has the desire to make money by any means necessary. “Public Enemy” possesses […]

Public Enemy Returns with New Song and Video, ‘State Of The Union (STFU)’

Juneteenth ushers in the return of Public Enemy with an explosive new single and video, “State Of The Union (STFU).” The song is produced by DJ Premier and finds the Hip-Hop icons running straight at Donald Trump and his fascist regime. The song is available for free on, as well as your streaming platform […]

Malcolm X’s Top 10 Influences In Hip Hop Music

boogie down productions by all means necessary malcolm back in the day buffet has put together a classic list honoring the legacy and works of the man who made intelligence cool in Hip Hop music Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little also known to many as El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist born in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 19, 1925. He […]

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. Growing up on Freeport, Long Island is where A young Flavor developed his love for music, teaching […]

Public Enemy to be Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame


Public Enemy is being recognized by The Recording Academy and will be entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame. The honor comes in celebration of their 1988 album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. Billboard reports at its release the album did not receive a Grammy nomination but will now be […]