Posts tagged "Public Enemy"

Here We Go Again: Public Enemy Plot Reissues of Their Two Best Albums

Trailblazing hip-hop firebrands Public Enemy have announced massive deluxe reissues of two of their most celebrated records — 1988’s It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold…
By: James Grebey / October 30, 2014

Public Enemy Tore Up the ‘Tonight Show’ With the Roots

Jimmy Fallon's musical director needs to get a raise, because the acts he's been booking for the comedian's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon have been nothing short…
By: Brennan Carley / September 17, 2014

Public Enemy Hook BitTorrent Fans Up With iTunes Deal

Public Enemy might be taking "peer to peer" to the next level. Last June, the rap legends released new single "Get Up, Stand Up," a…
By: Marc Hogan / April 23, 2014

Chuck D to Bring the Noise as Record Store Day’s 2014 Ambassador

Chuck D urges you to believe the hype about independent record stores. The Public Enemy mastermind is the official ambassador for Record Store Day…
By: Marc Hogan / February 11, 2014

The 25 Best Albums by Rappers Over 40

While critical opinion of the new Jay-Z album is a little mixed, no one can deny that it's making history: Magna Carta... Holy Grail…
By: SPIN Staff / August 8, 2013

Curren$y Unveils His Own #NewRules

Last week, Curren$y's Jet Life crew released Red Eye Mixtape, the latest in a steady stream of product from the wordy stoner-rapper and his crew,…
By: Brandon Soderberg / August 7, 2013

Flavor Flav’s Last Remaining Chicken Restaurant Evicted

Nooooooooo, boy! Less than a year after it opened, Flavor Flav's Chicken & Ribs is out of business. As TMZ reports,…
By: Dan Reilly / July 26, 2013

Public Enemy and Death Grips Use New BitTorrent Bundle to Connect With Fans

In the most traditional sense, Public Enemy's new single "Get Up, Stand Up," is free. Released via BitTorrent Bundle, the song costs only an email…
By: Adam K. Raymond / June 21, 2013

15 Must-See Acts at Hangout Music Fest 2013

The fourth annual Hangout Music Fest is set to turn the sandy sunscapes of Gulf Shores, Alabama, into a throbbing, pulsating, beachside blowout of classic…
By: SPIN Staff / May 9, 2013

Rush to Judgment: The Agony and Ecstasy of 2013’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Hell hath no fury like a Rush fan scorned. For over a decade, the cult of the Toronto prog-rock power trio has been waiting for…
By: Jeff Weiss / April 19, 2013

The 20 Coolest Tributes to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Call us cynics, but in our world, there are cooler honors than having John Mayer guitar-face one of your songs in front of a bunch…
By: SPIN Staff / April 18, 2013

Flavor Flav to Be Arraigned for Knife Assault, Inducted Into Rock Hall on Same Day

It's common for a son to be leery of his mother's new boyfriend. That situation is no doubt amplified when your mother's new boyfriend i…
By: Daniel Kreps / April 11, 2013

Public Enemy Pack Nine Albums Into Anniversary Box Set, Forget to Add Frills

Public Enemy fans, get ready to bum rush your local record store. To celebrate Public Enemy's 25th anniversary, Island/Def Jam is reissuing the agit-rap crew'…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 11, 2013

Hangout Festival Announces 2013 Lineup: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, More

The sun-soaked, sand-storming Hangout Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its fourth annual beach blanket blowout. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kings of…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 13, 2013

Hip-Hop at the Grammys: The Perils of Doin’ It for the Culture

As is always the case with rap music and the Grammys, nearly all of the rap-related awards were given out during the pre-show ceremony. Jay-Z…
By: Brandon Soderberg / February 11, 2013

Japandroids, Public Enemy, Flying Lotus, Action Bronson Join BUKU Music + Art Project

Public Enemy, Japandroids, Flying Lotus, Action Bronson, and Icona Pop have all been added to the lineup for the second annual BUKU Music…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 16, 2013

N.W.A, Kraftwerk, Public Enemy Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced this year's nominees, and the list offers the hopeful prospect of an increasingly ope…
By: Marc Hogan / October 4, 2012

Ms. Melodie of Boogie Down Productions, Feminist Hip-Hop Pioneer, Reportedly Dead

Ms. Melodie, the Boogie Down Productions rapper whose music helped usher in generations of pro-feminist hip-hop, has reportedly died, as the Urban Daily…
By: Devon Maloney / July 18, 2012

Louder Than Bombs: Death Grips and Killer Mike

Hip-hop's first 20 years were built on decibels. A Bronx-bred arms race over speaker size, rocking without a band, "my JVC" vibrating the concrete, pumping…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / June 23, 2012

Rappers and Same-Sex Marriage: How Much Do You Really Care?

For those keeping score at home, the list of rappers who are ostensibly in favor of same-sex marriage now includes Ice Cube, T.I., 50 Cent,…
By: Brandon Soderberg / May 30, 2012
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