KRS-One: Connie Chung’s Harsh Words, LL Cool J’s Disobedience & Retirement
The truth is KRS-One has always existed in extremes. The celebrated Bronx, N.Y., MC evolved from giving birth to the controversial rap genre known as gangsta rap to dropping a politically conscious classic. He was leader of the influential hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions, who crafted their landmark 1987 debut 'Criminal Minded,' then a year later they released the startling LP 'By All Means N
Chuck D Files $100 Million Class Action Lawsuit Against UMG
Legendary Public Enemy front man Chuck D has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Universal Music Group, claiming breach of contract. The class action suit, filed in the U.S. Disctrict Court in Northern Calif. on Tuesday (Nov. 1), accuses UMG of failing to provide proper accounting for digital royalties, alleging that the label has cheated its artists "hundreds of millions of dollars in roy
Lil Jon and Chuck D to Appear on New Meat Loaf Album
As he continues to celebrate his 40th anniversary as a recording artist, the original overweight lover Meat Loaf has revealed plans to release a new studio album featuring rapper-producer Lil Jon and Public Enemy frontman Chuck D. According to an interview with Billboard magazine, Meat Loaf met Mista Chuck through Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, who is the singer's son-in-law...
Chuck D, Doug E. Fresh + More Host Hip-Hop Health Summit
A group of hip-hop legends have teamed up to host Hip Hop Public Health's 3rd Annual Summit on June 9, to teach school children about healthy eating. The Summit will feature appearances by old school rap legends Kool Moe Dee, DMC from Run-DMC, Public Enemy's Chuck D, Doug E...
Flavor Flav Sheds Light on New Book, MC Hammer’s Advice
Even as Public Enemy delved into weighty issues like racism, police brutality and the media's portrayal of African-American culture, hype man Flavor Flav offered comic relief. With his clock necklace ("I have hundreds of them"), crazy eye-popping stares and "Yeah boyeeee" catchphrase, he was the ideal counterpart to Chuck D's grave personality and sobering lyrics...
Chuck D Creates Limited ‘By the Time I Got to Arizona’ Canvases
Astrid Stawiarz/WireImage Chuck D has always had a booming voice but now the Public Enemy frontman is hoping to resonate via the painted canvas. In conjunction with the creative team SceneFour, the rapper-activist created an art piece that was inspired by Public Enemy's song 'By the Time I Get to Arizona' and the immigration policies of the state...

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