Public Enemy

Questlove Instagram Post read as follows:   “I urge and challenge musicians and artists alike to push themselves to be a voice of the times that we live in. I know that many see what happened to Dixie Chicks’ #NatalieMaines @mainesmusic (she bravely expressed her opinion/dismay on the Bush administration declaring war & was unjustly […]

Legendary lyricist, Chuck D of Public Enemy has a goal of changing the face and sound of Urban Radio by the end of the year. He wants everybody to stop using the N-Word. Let’s be honest the N-word should never be used on the radio but most times its censored in songs. His anger took […]

SOURCE:SOHH.COM Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav‘s run at being a fast food mogul owner appears close to ending as reports claim he has received an eviction notice for his last restaurant. Details of the rap veteran’s woes surfaced across the Internet Friday (June 14). Flavor Flav’s run as a fast food mogul could be over […]

The Tour every “Old Skool Hip Hop Head” is talking about is the King Of the Mic Tour!!! LL Cool J, Ice Cube, De La Soul, Public Enemy is coming to Riverbend June 27th. Watch the video below and let it be a reminder of the good ole’ days! Get on your musical quest and continue to listen […]

 Story Via The Urban Buzz: No Fear of a Black Planet. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year’s inductees: Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman, Donna Summer and Albert King will all join the class of 2013, with Summer, who passed away this May, and King, who died in 1992, […]

Flavor Flav is in court today facing assault chargers. He’s accused of threatening his bride to be and her teenaged son with a knife. He was booked on charges of felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence. Bail was set for $23,000.  SMH shall we pray!   Your thoughts? “The Russ Parr […]

In 1988, Public Enemy’s “Night Of The Living Baseheads” was one of the most vocal indictments of crack cocaine use ever heard on record. The haunting video was the real life version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” with zombie-like “baseheads” dragging themselves about. Pop Culture Moment #1: Chappelle’s Show Premieres What many fans at the time […]

While many TV audiences know William Drayton, aka Flavor Flav, as a colorful (and sometimes polarizing) figure on his reality TV shows,  the multi-talent came to prominence for many as a member of the rap group Public Enemy. Public Enemy’s messages of Black power and social consciousness run contrary to some of the images we’ve […]

Music videos weren’t exactly a new phenomenon when MTV debuted in 1981. French musicians had been making short films to accompany their songs since the invention of the Scopitone visual jukebox in the late 1950s. However, MTV’s launch upped not only the quantity of music videos being produced, but the quality. We racked our brains […]

  Rap group Public Enemy wants to release an album — entirely funded by donations from their fans! Say what?! In return for investing in the project, fans will get albums, meet-and-greets and even a cut of the profits! Using website SellaBand, Public Enemy set a goal of raising $75,000 through donations. They tried this […]