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Katy Perry To Co-headline Rock The Vote's Democracy Summer 2020 Virtual Event

Katy Perry will co-headline Rock The Vote's 'Democracy Summer 2020' virtual concert.The 'Daisies' singer - who is pregnant with her first child with fiance Orlando Bloom - joins Black Eyed Peas as the headliners for...

Chuck D Says Young People Are Entitled To Feel Angry

Chuck D thinks ''every single emotion'' young people are currently experiencing is justified.The 59-year-old rapper has admitted he's struggling to contain his own emotions following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the race...

Chuck D Says Hip-hop Has Dried Up

Chuck D believes a decline in hip-hop music has rejuvenated the industry.The Public Enemy icon has described rap music as a ''crumbling artform'' in his 1997 book 'Fight the Power', and previously suggested it shifted...

B-real Has Joined The Champions In Prophets Of Rage

B-Real has described joining Prophets of Rage as being drafted for a ''world championship'' sports team.The Cypress Hill rapper - who is part of the politically charged supergroup also featuring members of Rage Against The...

Public Enemy Hitch A Lift With Fan To Sheffield Gig After Taxi Mix-up

A fan had to come to the rescue in Sheffield when legendary rappers Public Enemy were left stranded after a taxi mix-up nearly forced them to miss their arena gig. Kevin Wells, a local photographer,...

Sean Combs And Snoop Dogg Join Million Man March

Fellow hip-hop stars Chuck D, Young Jeezy, Jay Electronica and Common were also among the thousands who joined Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to demand racial equality as part of the Justice…Or...

Public Enemy Had To Wait 25 Years To Use Stones Sample

The hip-hop pioneers included parts of the Stones' Honky Tonk Women and then pressed the band's publishers for permission to run with the sample. Chuck D tells Entertainment Weekly the sample became...

Dave Grohl Explores Musical History

Dave Grohl explored the ''regional relevance of music'' while recording Foo Fighters' new album.The 'Monkey Wrench' rockers have travelled to various cities in the US to record tracks for their new album 'Sonic Highways' -...

Chuck D And Dj Lord To Headline Afropunk Fest 2013

Afropunk Fest is set to return to Brooklyn this year with a killer line-up celebrating the best of African Punk in recent history.The festival will take place at Commodore Barry Park from August 24th -...

Public Enemy Take Hall Of Fame Inclusion 'Very Seriously'

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...

Jay-z 'Wasn't Really A Performer'

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...

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

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...

Public Enemy Headline Relentless Freeze Festival

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...

Chuck D Blasts Jay-z And Kanye

Chuck D has blasted Jay-Z and Kanye West.The veteran Public Enemy rapper has recorded a track, 'Catch the Thrown', as a response to the hip-hop stars' collaborative single 'Watch the Throne', which questions what the...

Ice-t Wants Due Respect For Rap

Ice-T thinks rap needs to be given more respect ''as an art form.''The veteran rapper has made a documentary, 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap', in which he debates rhyming with a number of...

Chris Rock Inducting Red Hot Chili Peppers Into Hall Of Fame

Chris Rock will be among the A-list presenters at the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland on April 14, 2012. The comedian has been given the enviable job of inducting...

Chuck D To Lecture At California University

Rap icon Chuck D will kick off America's Black History Month with a special guest lecture at California State University Monterey Bay on Tuesday (07Feb12).The Public Enemy star will speak to students about rap, race,...

Public Enemy Releasing Two Albums This Year

Public Enemy are releasing two albums in 2012. The legendary 'Bring the Noise' hip-hop group are to planning to put out 'Most of My Heroes Still Don't Appear on No Stamp' in Summer, followed by...

Chuck D Modelling Suits

Rap icon Chuck D has turned fashion model to become the face of a California-based suit company.The Public Enemy star has signed a deal with Naked Suits to promote the fine clothing designs and will...

Jay-z Thinks Hip-hop Is Mellow

Jay Z thinks marijuana has made hip-hop more "mellow".The '99 Problems' hitmaker believes the genre has changed over the years to become less intense, and thinks that is due to the drug consumption of some...

Meat Loaf Going Hip Hop?

Meat Loaf has been working with rapper Chuck D and producer Lil Jon.The 'Bat out of Hell' singer collaborated with the Public Enemy frontman - famed for his uncompromising political lyrics - and Lil Jon,...

Public Enemy Star Launches Cell Phone Services

PUBLIC ENEMY frontman CHUCK D has launched his own brand of mobile phone content including ringtones, music clips and videos. The rapper's company - Chuck D mobile - aims to make it easier for music...

Chuck D: 'I Was Targeted By Cia'

Hip-hop legend CHUCK D is convinced America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tracked his movements at the height of his fame because of his politically charged raps. The PUBLIC ENEMY frontman - real name CARLTON...

Chuck D Calls For Eminem To Apologise On Tv

Rap godfather CHUCK D is calling for EMINEM to make a televised public apology for a racist record he made when he was a teenager. The WITHOUT ME rapper was named and shamed by...

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