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Public Enemy’s frontman Chuck D has been tapped by PBS to unpack the history of hip-hop for a new documentary special. 

Public Enemy frontman Chuck D has responded to Flavor Flav’s claims that Chuck is blocking a group reunion due to contract negotiations.

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It appears Chuck D and Flavor Flav remain at odds because the leader of famed hip-hop group Public Enemy is ready to squash the beef and get back to work. 

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As it turns out, Chuck D and Flavor Flav’s bitter beef over the former’s support of Bernie Sanders was all a hoax to promote Public Enemy’s new music. The iconic hip-hop group have a new album (Loud Is Not Enough), and Flavor Flav is featured on the album’s “Food As a Machine Gun” track, which you can listen to below. You can also […]

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rapper Chuck D is this year’s winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate. Chuck D was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 as part of the groundbreaking hip-hop group Public Enemy. He’ll be honored at […]

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Public Enemy frontman Chuck D is suing a music publisher alleging he fraudulently took copyright ownership of 28 of the rapper’s recent songs without his authorization. According to Billboard, those include Common’s “Black America Again” and Prophets of Rage’s eponymous single, “Counteroffensive” and “Fired a Shot.” Chuck D (born Carlton Ridenhour) filed a lawsuit Oct. 15 asking a federal […]

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Flavor Flav has filed a lawsuit against fellow Public Enemy member Chuck D and members of the rap group’s production and management team, according to The Hollywood Reporter. According to documents filed Tuesday by his attorney, A. Eric Bjorgum, Flav, whose real name is William J. Drayton, alleges that “despite Drayton’s position in Public Enemy, […]

Roland Martin talks about the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington, DC with Ben Chavis, Russell Simmons, Chuck D., Dr. Cornel West and a host of others. “I think the message of self love is always welcome. It’s always very helpful. The most powerful thing for me, where I can be a […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death, channeling hip-hop’s earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice. “It’s really important to see hip-hop’s role of being […]

Legendary rapper Chuck D is not here for the nonsense in Hip-Hop music. The Public Enemy frontman haa been using his Twitter page to rail…

If You Missed It, Little Known Black History Facts, Originals

Russell “Maroon” Shoatz  is a former Black Panther Party (BPP) member now serving two life sentences. Shoatz helped to found a revolutionist organization called the Black Unity Council in 1969. From August 1970 to January 1972, Shoatz was an active underground member of the Black Liberation Army, born from the BPP. Then in 1970, Shoatz […]