[video] Chuck D tells CNN: ‘Since Reagan And Bush, There’s Been Nothing But Guns And Drugs In Black Community’
The leader of Public Enemy speaks on Trayvon Martin and how he feels the Reagan and Bush presidencies contributed to the proliferation of druga nd guns in the black community.
Flavor Flav sings with auto tune? Chuck D is vomiting right now.
via Times Online
This morning, he offered his skills up for public scrutiny by unveiling an ode to Elvis Presley on Radio 4.
In his familiar gravelly voice, the 49-year-old rock icon delivered a fast-paced, 14-minute tribute to The King.
Recorded two years ago, but written in 1994, the poem, entitled American David, contained an array of strange and risqué rhymes set to a musical backing track made up of Elvis tunes and other pop culture recordings from the last 50 years.
Chuck D co-wrote a comic book series called Public Enemy that spans six chapters. Some of the issues are sold out already but for those of us who missed out (including myself), you can order the whole collection along with an EP with tracks from Public Enemy, R.A. The Rugged Man andILLUS. link
To the general population, PUBLIC ENEMY, is a world-famous, pioneering, revolutionary, HIP-HOP band that have toured the globe, selling hit records for over twenty years. Unbeknownst to most though, they are also members of a secret, global network of freedom fighters called the Underground Railroad, that help those in need ld and fight injustice, corruption and oppression wherever it may surface. In this first story-arc, collecting the first five issues of the hit series, our heroes must face an enemy unlike anything they have ever experienced. The evil Executives and their New World Order are about to unleash their master plan for world domination. Before they can succeed though, they must eliminate a young boy named Vincent who holds the key to their ultimate secret weapon. Unfortunately for the Executives, Vincent is a Public Enemy fan and he has sought out their help to expose the evil plans of the Executives. In a desperate attempt to destroy their enemies, the Executives devise a plan that will eliminate Vincent, Public Enemy and their Underground Railroad allies in one clean swoop as they set out to take over the world. In this epic battle for peace and justice Public Enemy and the Underground Railroad fight for their lives and the freedom of the world, as they are torn apart, imprisoned and hunted down by the government in a desperate fight for their lives. Read more…
M1 and Stic.man [click to read], collectively known as dead prez, have collaborated with DJ Green Lantern [click to read] to create their most recent project Pulse Of The People. The project is just the third album in the independent album series, Turn Off The Radio.
Pulse Of The People features artists such as Styles P [click to read], Chuck D and Bun B. DJ Green Lantern produced the whole album and it will be released off Invasion Music Group/Boss up Inc. label.
“We titled the album Pulse Of The People because we have our ear to the ground. We’re listening to the pulse of the people from the ground up,” dead prez group member M1 stated to HipHopDX at a listening session earlier this week.
Dead prez and DJ Green Lantern linked up after participating in the Rock The Bells tour. The album Pulse Of The People is set to release June 23rd.
Don’t Hate My Grind featuring Bun B
Warpath featuring Ratfink
Gangsta, Gangster featuring Styles P
NYPD featuring Johnny Polygon
Refuse to Lose featuring Chuck D and Avery Storm
Life Goes On
My Dirty Valentine
Chuck D speaks on the history of hip-hop, and the difference between rap and hip-hop. This is original footage filmed by Chris Franco for Hiptics.com
[video] Public Enemy Including Chuck D, Flavor Flav & The Roots Reunited To Perform “Bring The Noise” On Jimmy Fallon Show
This never loses its flavor…classic! Happy B-Day Flav!!
Public Enemy co-founder Chuck D has announced the launch of a new company that aims to revolutionize the way the Hip-Hop community conducts business across the globe.
The rapper’s new business, The Bring The Noise Eastlink Media, Management, Music Group (BTNEastlink), will offer a wide range of business and digital media services for artists under one roof.
The new firm represents a union of several interests supported by Chuck D and the Public Enemy family over the years, in an effort to meet the total needs of the company’s entertainment and technology clients.