7 hrs ago
Seven bands to see at Chicago Riot Fest 2013
Fall Out Boy , Blink 182, AFI , and Public Enemy are among the diverse acts on the bill for Chicago's Riot Fest 2013, a three-day music festival and carnival in Humboldt Park on September 13-15. Among the 50-plus punk, hard rock, emo, rap and pop acts on the lineup , which are most worth seeing? Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Blondie have been going ... (more)
17 hrs ago
LL Cool J emphasizes his authenticity
May 24--Whether it was fashion, books, acting or music, LL Cool J has had a hand in it at some point.
Thu May 23, 2013
Music 15 Musicians Turned Reality Stars
Music and reality TV have a rather peculiar, but beneficial relationship for artists.
Wed May 22, 2013
North Bay Bohemian
LL Cool J Returns With a Authentic,a Kings of the Mic Tour
While LL Cool J might not be knocking out hits like he did early in his career, the veteran emcee has orchestrated one of the biggest hip-hop shows of the summer concert season with the Kings of the Mic Tour , also featuring Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul.
Mon May 20, 2013
Public Enemy Are 'Rolling Stones' Of Rap, Chuck D Says At Hangout Fest
On a festival bill that swings from acts just breaking through to icons like Tom Petty and Stevie Wonder, Public Enemy definitely fall into the legend category.
Sun May 19, 2013
HBO to air 2013 Rock Hall induction ceremony special featuring Rush,...
Watch video highlights from the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held in Los Angeles on April 18.
Sat May 18, 2013
Public Enemy goes Graphic
As a rule, when people think got the rap group Public Enemy , they think of them as, well, a rap group, not the stars of a book-length graphic novel fighting for truth, justice and the American way.
Fri May 17, 2013
Memphis Commercial Appeal
'Human error' led to Memphis 911 error, officials say
But when something goes awry, as it did in Memphis Wednesday night, people are left to wonder if maybe hip-hop group Public Enemy got it right all those years ago when they released the incendiary "911 Is a Joke." Starting between 3 and 4 p.m. Wednesday and continuing until just after 8 p.m. that night, the local 911 system was flooded with ... (more)
Little Green Footballs
Glenn Beck's Crazy Crypto-Racist Rant of the Day: Whites Lynched by KKK Would Be Tea Partiers Today
On his radio program today, Glenn Beck uncorked a bizarre rant about the NAACP and Martin Luther King and Booker T. Washington and by the way, 20 PERCENT OF KKK LYNCHINGS WERE OF WHITE PEOPLE! AND THEY'D BE TEA PARTIERS TODAY! Beck's strategy for defending himself against charges of racism seems to be to confuse the issues so thoroughly that nobody ... (more)
HBO airs Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
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Little Green Footballs
Monkey Shares Lollipop With Puppy, Then Bonks Him With It
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Thu May 16, 2013
This year's stacked Riot Fest lineup includes Public Enemy, Fall Out Boy, and Motorhead
Local punk blowout Riot Fest has steadily grown since it began as a two-day affair at the Congress Theater back in 2005, but it kicked things up a notch last year when it moved into Humboldt Park and transformed into a multistage outdoor carnival, Ferris wheel included .
This Is London
City Spy: Manage a switch to soccer, Merv?
Sir Mervyn King couldn't be tempted into a Norman Lamont-style "je ne regrette rien" moment when asked during his last inflation report press conference whether he had any regrets during his time as Governor of the Bank of England.
Wed May 15, 2013
Theater review: 'How We Got On' premieres at Sacramento's B Street
May 14--Idris Goodwin's savvy new play "How We Got On," premiering on the West Coast at the B Street Theatre, is full of affecting surprises.
Make room at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame [New Haven Register (CT)]
By Dan Rice FYI Television Inc. Once again, it's time for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland to add to its exhibits, with the new class of inductees to elicit cheers from legions of fans while sparking hot debates over which of the nominees were voted in and those who were denied entrance.
Tue May 14, 2013
Chuck D to Receive an Honorary Doctorate from Adelphi
Carlton Douglas Ridenhour aka Chuck D, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year with his group, Public Enemy.
Fri May 10, 2013
How Teddy Riley Saved R&B: A Short History of the Man Behind 'Rump Shaker'
Let's begin with the big picture. In the 1980s, two big movements defined black pop - one was black elegance, the other was modern hiphop.
Wed May 08, 2013
How Teddy Riley Saved R&B
In the 1980s, two big movements defined black pop - one was black elegance, the other was modern hiphop.
Tue May 07, 2013
Flavor Flav to stand trial over felony charges in September
Rap veteran Flavor Flav has been ordered to stand trial in September over an alleged attack on his girlfriend's teenage son last year .
[News] George Clinton Compares Chief Keef To Funkadelic
George Clinton found an interesting musical link. The Funk pioneer said he compares Chief Keef's "I Don't Like" to Funkadelic's "Get Off Your Ass and Jam," a 1975 song Clinton wrote that has been sampled by Public Enemy, Tupac and Schoolly D, among others.