Public Enemy

Iggy Pop and John Prine to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Iggy Pop and John Prine will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020, the organization behind the Grammys announced today. The class of…
Tosten Burks / December 19, 2019

Prophets of Rage Just Broke Up

Rage Against the Machine recently announced that they'd be reuniting for a series of upcoming North American tour dates scheduled for 2020. While is obviously…
Rob Arcand / November 3, 2019

Public Enemy: Our 1988 Interview With Chuck D

This article originally appeared in the September 1988 issue of SPIN. It was an old-style protest handbill, unsigned, dropped anonymously on every seat…
John Leland / August 18, 2019

Prophets of Rage Release New Single “Made With Hate”

Prophets of Rage is back in 2019 with more political rap-rock music that sounds like it could have been released in 1999. The group---which consists…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 24, 2019

Geto Boys & Rick Rubin: Spin’s 1990 Feature, ‘Censorship Isn’t Def American’

How the Geto Boys (Bushwick Bill, Scarface and Willie D) captured Rick Rubin's otherwise waning interest in rap in 1990.
Frank Owen / June 9, 2019

Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan, and De La Soul Announce UK Tour

Legendary hip-hop acts Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan, and De La Soul are joining forces this spring for a run of shows in the United Kingdom.
Israel Daramola / January 18, 2019

Prophets of Rage – “Heart Afire”

Prophets of Rage, the rap-rock supergroup that rose from the ashes of Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill, and Public Enemy a couple years…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 6, 2018

Public Enemy’s October 1992 Cover Story: Black Noise, Black Heat

The supposed hook for this meeting with Public Enemy is Greatest Misses, a new Public Enemy album containing six new songs and six remixes of…
Vivien Goldman / October 12, 2017

Watch Prophets of Rage Perform “Living on the 110″ on Fallon

Prophets of Rage--the rap-rock supergroup featuring Tom Morello and other members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy's Chuck D, and Cypress Hill's B-Real--stopped by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 12, 2017

Public Enemy Lawsuit: Chuck D Says They’ll Continue Performing Together, Flava Flav Should Be “Embarrassed”

Chuck D of Public Enemy has responded to a lawsuit filed this week against him and several of the legendary hip-hop group's producers by his partner Flava Flav. In…
Andy Cush / September 1, 2017

Flava Flav Is Suing Chuck D Over Public Enemy Royalties

Hip-hop's pillars for pro-black unity are now feuding. TMZ reports that Flava Flav is suing co-Public Enemy frontman Chuck D over royalties. Flav alleges that Chuck D has…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2017

Video: Prophets of Rage – “Living on the 110″

A week after unleashing "Living on the 110," political supergroup Prophets of Rage has released an accompanying video. The clip features footage of the band…
Brian Josephs / July 20, 2017

Prophets of Rage – “Living on the 110″

Prophets of Rage, the supergroup comprising members of Public Enemy, Rage Against the Machine, and Cypress Hill, have just released a new song. It's called…
Jeremy Gordon / July 12, 2017

Public Enemy Release New Album Nothing is Quick in the Desert

Public Enemy have released their new album, Nothing is Quick in the Desert, ahead of schedule. Earlier this week, the legendary political-rap duo confirmed that they…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 29, 2017

A New Public Enemy Album Is Coming Out Next Week

Iconic New York hip hop group Public Enemy are set to release a new album next Tuesday, July 4. It's called Nothing Is Quick in the Desert and…
Anna Gaca / June 27, 2017
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