In preparation for the release of his forthcoming Authentic album, Uncle L and his DJ, DJ Z-Trip are hitting the road for their Kings Of The Mic tour and is bringing along Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul. See when the rap royal family visits your town after the jump. Bow down bitches.
If you’ve missed P.E.’s recent shows, they compile a few of them for you in the latest visual off their album, Evil Vs. Heroes Now. Get on your feet and check it out.
Bring the noise. It was announced today, Public Enemy are among the inductees for the 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Also included is Donna Summer and Quincy Jones. The 28th ceremony takes place at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre on April 18 and will air on HBO on May 18. Congrats!
Two of Hip-Hop’s most influential groups may soon march their way into the music museum in Cleveland. Along with Donna Summer and The Marvelettes, N.W.A. and Public Enemy have been nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Ceremony takes place at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre on April 13. Good luck, brothers.
On Chuck D’s birthday this past Monday, the Public Enemy leader made a home video rapping over a chopped up version of “Otis”. Many deemed it as a shot at The Throne. He spoke with AHH and explained his reasoning for the song.
“In these difficult times for many people (especially of color), this is a call to artists to continue to inspire, but to reflect the people better than the media does. Here’s to hoping that the Jay-Z & Kanye supergroup can elevate the masses to try a little bit more to reflect Otis’ heart rather than swag, because they’re too good to be less.”
On Tuesday night, The Copyright Criminal All-Star Band (Eclectic Method, Chuck D, and Clyde Stubblefield) joined ?uestlove and Black Thought on stage for a live performance of Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power”.