Public Enemy

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.

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. 

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 […]

Hip hop legends Public Enemy have been together for over three decades and in one single tweet, Bernie Sanders was able to break them up this week — or so it seems. The group fired founding member Flavor Flav after his legal team sent a cease-and-desist letter to Sanders’ campaign on Friday, arguing that Sunday’s concert and campaign rally in Los […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Public Enemy has abruptly fired founding member Flavor Flav following a public spat over the rap group’s plan to perform at a Bernie Sanders campaign event. Public Enemy “will be moving forward without Flavor Flav,” the band said in a brief statement Sunday. “We thank him for his years of service […]

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 […]

“They caught that Mitch again!” Mitch McConnell was trying to have dinner when people in Louisville did a “radio Raheem drive-by” on him. They played Public Enemy’s Fight The Power right outside of the restaurant! He should just eat frozen pizzas at home from now on. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: SIGN UP FOR OUR […]

It looks like Flavor Flav said the wrong thing about the wrong person at the wrong time and caught a beatdown. The Public Enemy hype man told authorities that the man who slugged him, Ugandi Howard, did so because he somehow thought Flav disrespected his mother. Flav says Howard punched him in the face, and kicked him while […]

Rapper Solé and Public Enemy’s Richard Griffin, a.k.a. Professor Griff, are now husband and wife. The regal-themed wedding took place over the weekend following a platonic friendship of 27 years that just recently turned romantic after the two reconnected in August of 2016. Solè, the ex-wife of singer Ginuwine, took to Instagram with the happy news. Earlier this month, Solè posted […]

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 […]