Public Enemy, Johnny Marr, Mike Skinner and many more added to Kendal Calling line-up
11th April 2013
The Lake District's Kendal Calling Festival have today announced a mammoth 80 new additions to their line-up. Joining already-confirmed headliners Basement Jaxx, The Charlatans and Primal Screa [...]
Flavor Flav to stand trial for assault on teenager, faces up to 12 years in prison
11th April 2013
Flavor Flav, hip-hop's most infamous hypeman, is to stand trial on a pair of felony charges. The Public Enemy harlequin faces charges of assault with a weapon and child endangerment in Las Ve [...]
Public Enemy to mark 25 years of operations with 9-disc vinyl box set
11th March 2013
Recent Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees Public Enemy are to get the reissue treatment. Next month, Island/Def Jam will reissue the band's entire back catalogue in a limited edition box s [...]
Public Enemy headlines Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees; Kraftwerk doesn’t make the cut
11th December 2012
The Class of 2013 has been announced. Along with the political rap pioneers, this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees include prog-gods Rush, bluesman Albert King, disco queen Donna Sum [...]
“I’m not made by America”: Chuck D on why he turned down Jay-Z’s festival
10th September 2012
Earlier this month, Jay-Z's inaugural Made in America festival hosted performances by Rita Ora, Odd Future, Jay Electronica, the remaining members of Run DMC and more. One person who wasn't p [...]
Public Enemy, Fatboy Slim, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and more announced for In:Motion 2012
1st August 2012
Bristol’s In:Motion returns for its third annual series this September, boasting a line-up with international reach. The initial lineup announcements for Bristol’s annual clubbing mecca, wh [...]
Nation Of Millions
, the weight of canonisation and
16th July 2012
This weekend, The Internet has been full of outrage – that distinctly indignant, un-self-aware outrage that The Internet specialises in. It’s because of a post on NPR’s All Songs Consi [...]
Public Enemy to release two new albums: Henry Rollins and more feature
25th May 2012
Seminal agit-rap combo Public Enemy turn 25 this year. The New York ensemble's influence on hip-hop is pretty inestimable. Their 1987-1990 purple patch, encompassing Yo! Bum Rush th [...]
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