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Public Enemy Are Special Guests At Spike Lee's Street Party

29th June 2014

Rap veterans Public Enemy stunned revellers with a surprise performance at a New York block party hosted by director Spike Lee on Saturday (28Jun14) to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his movie Do The Right...

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Chuck D Shares Letter From Tupac

24th June 2014

Public Enemy star Chuck D has shared a letter slain rapper Tupac Shakur sent him while he was serving time in a New York prison.Written in September, 1995, Tupac was responding to a letter of...

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Fascinating Fact: 4063204

11th February 2014

Public Enemy leader Chuck D has been named the official ambassador of Record Store Day 2014.

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Riot Fest 2013 Brings Classic Punk To Chicago This September

By Holly Williams | 22nd July 2013

It's time to start making preparations for one of the loudest festivals of the year: Riot Fest 2013 featuring headline sets from the likes of Pixies, The Replacements and Blink-182.Taking place in Chicago on September...

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The Rolling Stones, Public Enemy And Elvis Costello Bring Worthy Farm To It's Knees: Glastonbury Day Two Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 30th June 2013

After decades of failed attempts, Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis finally managed to book the biggest rock group of all time for the world-renowned UK festival, and with an absolutely riotous set that had the...

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Riot Fest To Play Host To The Replacements' Long Awaited Reunion

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th June 2013

After an absence spanning nearly two decades, The Replacements are giving performing another go at this year’s Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver and Toronto. While the band’s last show was in 1991, they technically haven’t...

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Despite Stevie Wonder, Hip-hop Will Rule At Hangout Festival, Gulf Shores

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

The Hangout Musical Festival returns to Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend with a pretty varied line-up including Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon and Tom Petty as well as a number of notable hip-hop acts. Though...

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Dave Grohl Introduces Rush To 'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame'

By Hayley Avron | 19th April 2013

Rush were the undoubted highlight of last night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction at the Nokia theatre. Having been waiting for this moment since 1998, the band was finally invited in to the...

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Stars Turn Out For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

19th April 2013

Rush, Heart, Donna Summer and Public Enemy were among the artists inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a glitzy ceremony in Los Angeles on Thursday night (18Apr13).Randy Newman, Lou Adler and...

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Flavor Flav Awarded New Court Date

18th April 2013

A U.S. judge has awarded Flavor Flav a new court date for his arraignment so the rapper can attend his group Public Enemy's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The hip-hop icon's trial...

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Flavor Flav Will Stand Charges Over Alleged Butcher's Knife Incident

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th April 2013

Oh Flavor Flav, what have you (allegedly) done? See, we say allegedly, because he’s innocent until proven guilty. And he’ll be trying to prove that innocence in a court of law, a judge has determined.William...

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Flavor Flav's Lawyer Fights To Postpone Assault Hearing So Rapper Can Attend Hall Of Fame Gala

11th April 2013

Rapper and reality Tv star Flavor Flav's lawyer is attempting to postpone his client's arraignment hearing following an alleged attack on his girlfriend's teenage son last year (12) - because it falls on the same...

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Public Enemy Take Hall Of Fame Inclusion 'Very Seriously'

19th December 2012

Chuck D takes Public Enemy's inclusion in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame ''very seriously''.The veteran rapper is pleased his group will become the fourth hip-hop band to be included in the legendary institution...

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Donna Summer Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

12th December 2012

Donna Summer is to be posthumously inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. The late disco diva will join Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman and Albert King in being placed in the...

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First Time Hall Of Fame Success For Canadian Rockers Rush

By Hayley Avron | 12th December 2012

It’s taken a while but at last, the work of those hard-lobbying Rush fans has paid off and the band have got into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the very first year...

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Rush, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Heart And Albert King Are All In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th December 2012

The latest Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees look, as ever, like a who's who of cultural icons. Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush make their long awaited entry, while Public Enemy - with their recent...

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Rush And Heart Join Donna Summer As Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

11th December 2012

Rockers Rush and Heart and rap group Public Enemy are to join disco diva Donna Summer as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2013.The Last Dance hitmaker's name was released...

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Rush And Heart Join Donna Summer As Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

11th December 2012

Rockers Rush and Heart and rap group Public Enemy are to join disco diva Donna Summer as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2013.The Last Dance hitmaker's name was released...

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Jay-z 'Wasn't Really A Performer'

4th November 2012

Jay-Z ''wasn't really a performer'' when he started out. The rap titan may be one of the most sought after headliners in the world, playing for thousands of fans every night on tour, but when...

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Pictures: Greatest Hits Set Seals Storming Freeze Festival Finale By Public Enemy

By Contributor | 29th October 2012

Public Enemy Performing At The Freeze Festival in LondonPublic Enemy brought the house down at the Freeze Festival in London, as they closed the event on Saturday (October 27, 2012) with a greatest hits set...

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Public Enemy Headline Relentless Freeze Festival

28th October 2012

Public Enemy closed the Relentless Energy Drink Freeze Festival in London last night (27.10.12).The legendary hip-hop group played a greatest hits set at the festival's Battersea power station venue treating fans to hits including 'Don't...

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Police Report: Flavor Flav Ripped Out Fiancee's Earring

By Hayley Avron | 19th October 2012

More details have emerged regarding Flavor Flav’s arrest for domestic assault earlier this week.A report from TMZ reveals that the Public Enemy rapper “violently threw his fiancee to the ground” and “ripped out her earring.”...

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Public Enemy, Indeed: Flavor Flav Jailed For Domestic Battery, Assault

By Hayley Avron | 18th October 2012

Flavor Flav has been arrested and jailed in Las Vegas on a charge of misdemeanour domestic battery and felony assault. According to Reuters, the 53 year-old Public Enemy rapper was arguing with his wife and...

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Flavor Flav Is A Public Enemy Again As He Is Arrested And Jailed For 'Assault With A Deadly Weapon'

By Lorna Greville  | 17th October 2012

Flavor Flav, rapper and reality-tv star, has been arrested and put in jail after threatening his fiancee's son with a knife, reports the Associated Press.This is far from Flav's first brush with the law, having...

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15 Nominees Up For The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: A Look At The Candidates

By Contributor | 4th October 2012

There have been no less than 15 nominees put up for a spot in the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, including some real heavyweights -as you'd expect - like Rush,...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Public Enemy Head Eclectic List Of Nominees

By Hayley Avron | 4th October 2012

Public Enemy may not be the first band that you think of when you think of the phrase ‘rock n roll’ but the ground-breaking hip-hop group have been nominated as one of 2013’s potential inductees...

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Public Enemy And N.w.a. Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

4th October 2012

Hip-hop pioneers Public Enemy and N.W.A. have landed nominations to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The rap groups join Rush and Deep Purple as first-time nominees, while returnees Heart, Randy...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: 2013 Nominations Are In!

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th October 2012

The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductee wannabes are in, and they include Public Enemy, Rush and Deep Purple, reports Rolling Stone. This year's other hopefuls are Albert King, Chic, Donna Summer, Heart,...

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Deep Purple, N.w.a And Procol Harum Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2013

4th October 2012

Deep Purple, N.W.A and Procol Harum are nominated for induction to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.The acts - along with 12 others - have been shortlisted for inclusion in the Hall of Fame,...

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Cyrus Getting Sexy: Miley Cyrus Matures For Two And A Half Men

By Hayley Avron | 26th September 2012

Miley Cyrus is shaking off her Hannah Montana image and getting saucy with her forthcoming Two and a Half Men appearance. Miley, 19, landed a guest spot on the popular sitcom and plays the daughter...

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