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Flavor Flav Involved in Car Accident
Rapper and VH1 reality TV star Flavor Flav was involved in a two-car accident late Wednesday evening (Jan. 20). According to TMZ, the Public Enemy member, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton, Jr., was driving in Las Vegas when his Cadillac Escalade collided with another vehicle...
Flavor Flav Owes More Than $183,000 in Back Taxes
Public Enemy hype man turned reality TV star, Flavor Flav is the latest name added to the list of celebs failing to pay taxes. The New York native owes more than $183,000 to the state of California. According to reports a lien for $183,800 was filed against Flav in Sacramento County Court on Sept...
VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Salutes Def Jam: A Recap
"In 1984, Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons heard the call of destiny," preached VH1 Hip-hop Honors host Tracy Morgan to start last night's telecast celebration of Def Jam's 25th anniversary. It's hard to argue with that sentiment, but even harder to properly pay tribut…
Public Enemy Ask Fans to Raise Money for New Album
Times are hard, so it's no surprise that artists need help delivering their masterpieces to the masses. Public Enemy are reaching out to fans via Sellaband to help them fund the recording of their upcoming album.
Public Enemy recently signed a deal with Sellaband -- the Amsterdam-based music communit…
Chuck D, Uplaya Analyze ‘Science’ Behind Hits
Veteran rapper, author and social activist Chuck D has partnered with music marketing website uplaya.com in an effort to figure out the "science" behind hit songs. The website, which launched in June, measures the mainstream potential of songs and analyzes the music patterns to sci…
The Roots, Public Enemy Take Over Philly for Pier Picnic
If we had to give the 2nd Annual Roots picnic a theme, we'd simply say: Music unites the masses. Unarguably the best hip-hop band ever, The Roots, who scored a gig jamming for Jimmy Fallon Monday-Friday, packed approximately 7,000 music lovers and an awesome assortment of talent into the Festiv…
Isaac Hayes Commemorated at VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
Hip-hop made room for a tribute to soul legend Isaac Hayes at last night at VH1's fifth annual 'Hip-Hop Honors' ceremony. Held at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, rappers including Chuck D, Scarface and Mos Def all saluted the music pioneer...
Top 20 Hip-Hop Albums of All Time: No. 7
'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back,' by Public Enemy
The revolution will not be televised. No need, as it was already placed on wax. Chuck D and crew delivered their fierce messages of black-on-black crime, police brutality -- way before Rodney King and Abner Louima -- and deliverance by …

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