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The Village Voice
The Time LL Cool J Rapped as a Genetically Modified Shark
Thursday night, veteran rhymesmith and mic controller LL Cool J leads the charge of hip-hop's all time greats, including Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul, for a night of rap royalty at Roseland Ballroom .
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Kanye West's Moronic Jesus Beaten by Azealia Banks, Daft Punk: Rock Review
Kanye West 's Messiah complex has reached new heights. The man who once said that people looked at him as if he was Hitler has a new album called "Yeezus" with a one song, "I Am a God" West isn't Jesus, perhaps not even a music deity to his fans any more.
"Bring The Noize"
It takes big huevos for an MC to name their song after Public Enemy 's agit-rap landmark.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
On tour, the 'Kings of the Mic' defy their ages
At one point in De La Soul's excellent opening set at Sunday night's "Kings of the Mic" show, 44-year-old rapper David "Dave" Jolicoeur polled the audience about their ages, ending with a query about how many fans were "his favorite people," those 35 and older.
Immortal Technique - review
AKA Immortal Technique - is the sole rap addition to Yoko Ono's Meltdown lineup.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Public Enemy gets a key to Durham
Following the honor earlier this year of being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, legendary rap group Public Enemy received a key to Durham on Father's Day.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
[News] Flavor Flav's Chicken & Ribs Hit With Eviction Notice
Flavor Flav's third and last Flavor Flav's Chicken & Ribs could soon shut its doors due to non-payment of rent.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Chuck D reflects on Public Enemy's message
After more than 25 years of pushing buttons, Public Enemy still has a knack for provocation.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Kings of the Mic Tour serves up a mindfully curated, nostalgia-soaked bill
Kings of the Mic Tour with LL Cool J, DJ Z-Trip, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul, DJ Chuck Chillout, 9th Wonder Is hip-hop's golden era - roughly 1986 to 1993 - finally entering its baby boomer-style classic rock cash-in phase? You know, that moment when its legends get real comfortable with being legends, take their history to the road and ... (more)
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Short List
WEDNESDAY: Sting makes tantric love to his bass guitar for hours at Pier Six Pavilion.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Chuck D. to Narrate "The Doctor"
Musician, author and producer Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, better known as Chuck D of the iconic group Public Enemy, will narrate the upcoming film on the storied life and career of Julius "Dr. J" Erving of the Philadelphia 76ers when NBA TV presents The Doctor, which airs today, Monday, June 10, at
Sat Jun 08, 2013
The Winnipeg Free Press
CNN hires Strombo for 10-week talk show
It's a safe bet George Stroumboulopoulos will be the first male CNN personality to wear two earrings and a skull ring from a designer who made one for Keith Richards.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Chuck D. to Narrate "The Doctor"
Musician, author, and producer Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, better known as Chuck D, of the iconic group Public Enemy will narrate the upcoming film on the storied life and career of Julius "Dr. J" Erving of the Philadelphia 76ers when NBA TV presents The Doctor, which airs Monday, June 10, at 9PM ET.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Kings of the Mic tour plays Atlanta and welcomes Ludacris on stage
On Tuesday night, in what has been described as this summer's ultimate hip-hop music experience, the Kings of the Mic tour played the Fox theatre in Atlanta and four of the genre's musical royalty were on stage.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
EXCLUSIVE: Reality Star Chef Roble Is A Hip Hop Head But Don't Call Him A "Hip Hop Chef'
Ask Brooklyn based Chef RoblA© Ali about his love for Hip Hop and the high-profile caterer to the world's biggest celebrities will run off a list of his favorite rap acts that includes Public Enemy, Jay-Z, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, The Notorious B.I.G., EPMD, UGK, Rakim, Snoop, and his number one rapper all of time Ghostface Killah.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
San Francisco Bay View
Remembering Tupac on his birthday
Money B has been a Hip Hop legend for over 20 years wit' the funk-heavy rap group Digital Underground.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
LA Daily News
Kings of the Mic tour review; heads to Los Angeles in July
If you get the chance to see the Kings of the Mic tour in late May with hip-hop legends LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul and I recommend it with some words of caution.
Fri May 31, 2013
Public Enemy Documentary "Rebel Without A Pause" To Premiere On Centric
The iconic Hip-Hop group Public Enemy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, and the native New Yorkers celebrated the accomplishment by headlining a star-studded concert.
Thu May 30, 2013
Hip-hop royalty on parade at Target Center
If a classic hip-hop concert lands in the forests of Minnesota and no one is around to hear it, does it still happen? That question was answered in the affirmative Thursday night in Minneapolis, when the LL Cool J-led Kings of the Mic Tour rolled into Target Center and probably sent the concert's organizers into the financial negative.
Wed May 29, 2013
Sly & The Family Stone's Career Celebrated With Deluxe 4-CD Box Set,...
The music of Sly & The Family Stone is celebrated with a new 4-CD box set, Higher!, available everywhere August 27th through Epic/Legacy, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.