Quote: "Adam and the Boys put us on our first tour 25 years and 79 tours ago. They were essential to our beginning, middle and today. Adam especially was unbelievable in our support from then 'til now, even allowing me to induct them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I consider myself a strong man and my father says be prepared to lose many in your post-50 path of life. Still, I'm a bit teary-eyed leaving this plane. R.I.P. Adam aka Mca." Public Enemy star Chuck D responds to the passing of Beastie Boys legend Adam Yauch on Friday (04May12).
Quote: "Public Enemy - get Chuck D to get that (award) because I think he's a true inspiration. Best rapper ever." Manic Street Preachers bassist Nicky Wire wants the legendary rap group to win the 2009 NME Award For Godlike Genius Of The Year.
Fact: Rap legend Chuck D and hip-hop producer JUST BLAZE are to lend their talents to the upcoming video game NBA Ballers: CHOSEN ONE. The Public Enemy frontman will voice the announcer, studio host and commentator for the basketball tournament, while the acclaimed beatmaker will produce the instrumental score for the game.
Quote: "We're THE Rolling Stones or the Bob Dylan of the rap game. Most people know it, but Americans know it last." Rapper Chuck D is pleased Public Enemy are now as acclaimed in his native U.S. as they are elsewhere.