After 35 years of service, hip hop legend Flavor Flav has been handed his walking papers after a dispute over of all things politics. Now in 1989 when P.E. made one of the best songs in hip hop “Fight The Power” they were seen as one of the most influential groups of that time especially […]

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Three of hip-hop’s most iconic groups are coming together for the aptly titled 2019 “Gods of Rap” tour. This May, Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy, and De La Soul will all be heading off to the UK to celebrate the anniversaries of some of their classic albums. Thus far, the “Gods of Rap” arena tour comprises three shows in London, […]


This election season has been a strange one, to say the least. With Obama leaving the White House soon, the absence of a decent candidate has some loathing his departure — especially the Hip-Hop generation, who will miss his ability to relate to them, his sense of honesty when discussing issues, and his cool factor. It seemed like […]

Remember when artists like Public Enemy, X Clan, Queen Latifah, Monie Love, Miss Melody, The Click, Arrested Development, Dead Prez, Tupac, Ed OG and the Bulldogs, KRS One, Slick Rick, and many more would make positive music that not only had a message to help lead the people but the song would actually be dope! […]


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In 1988, Public Enemy’s “Night Of The Living Baseheads” was one of the most vocal indictments of crack cocaine use ever heard on record. The haunting video was the real life version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” with zombie-like “baseheads” dragging themselves about. Pop Culture Moment #1: Chappelle’s Show Premieres What many fans at the time […]

Music videos weren’t exactly a new phenomenon when MTV debuted in 1981. French musicians had been making short films to accompany their songs since the invention of the Scopitone visual jukebox in the late 1950s. However, MTV’s launch upped not only the quantity of music videos being produced, but the quality. We racked our brains […]

Public Enemy’s “Say It Like It Really Is” video proves that these hip-hop legends haven’t lost a step!

New Music

This is shaping up to be a good year for hip-hop vets. Chuck D has rescued Flavor Flav from his reality TV exploits to make some new music.

A number of influential Hip-Hop acts will take part in City Parks Foundation’s 25th annual SummerStage concert series.

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This Thursday April 1, Public Enemy will perform a free concert at the University of Iowa as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their 3rd studio album “Fear of a Black Planet”. Chuck D, Flava Flav and company are participating in the University of Iowa’s Exhibit “Two Turntables and a Microphone: Hip-Hop Contexts featuring Harry […]