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11 Songs You Won't Believe Are Samples Of James Brown's Music

Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

James Brown’s innovative style, stage presence, and artistry have penetrated through pop culture and influenced legions of fans through the years. ...

Flavor Flav Snags A Plea Deal

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 04.18.2014 | Black Voices

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded guilty Monday to reduced charges and was sentenced to probation and more counseling in a Las Vegas ...

Public Enemy Takes Philadelphia Back

Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment

Public Enemy played a highly anticipated set at Jay Z's Made in America Festival on Saturday, bringing their brand of oldschool hip hop and political ...

Nine Rock Songs That Should Have Been Sung by Somebody Else

John K. Herr | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment
John K. Herr

Who killed rock-n-roll? The question will keep forensic scientists busy until Axl Rose is cloned and does it right this time.

Flavor Flav Rips Jay-Z, Drake, Nicki Minaj

Posted 08.02.2013 | Entertainment

Flavor Flav has long established himself as a rapper, reality-TV star and restaurateur, but now he's taken it upon himself to be a music critic, too. ...

When a Rapper's Actions Speak Louder Than His Words -- A Tribute to Yasiin Bey's Bravery

Kanene Holder | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Kanene Holder

While most rappers shoot videos with beautiful women, fancy cars and jewels, Bey was strapped up, held down and gagging as a feeding tube was inserted up his nose.

Which Song Had The Most Impact On Black Culture?

Posted 06.06.2013 | Black Voices

There's no doubt that music is a form of self-expression. And many artists not only use the recording booth as a hit-making platform, but also as a me...

Jason Linkins

Trey Radel Will Battle Marco Rubio For Florida Republican Lawmaker Hip-Hop Supremacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Florida, somehow, is becoming the state that produces more Republican lawmakers with a professed love of the hip-hop music than any other state. By wh...

Honorary Doctorate Recipient

Posted 05.13.2013 | Black Voices

While his Public Enemy cohort, Flavor Flav is currently embroiled in legal drama, Chuck D (born Carlton Douglas Ridenhour) is set to ahcieve another p...

Flavor Flav Pleads Not Guilty

Posted 05.13.2013 | Black Voices

It seems the clock around Flavor Flav's neck is ticking, as he'll soon have to face the felony assault with a weapon and child endangerment charges re...

Backstage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Zorianna Kit | Posted 06.26.2013 | Celebrity
Zorianna Kit

Earlier this month musicians such as Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush, Lou Adler and Quincy Johns were inducted in to the 28th Annual Rock and ...

Flavor Flav Faces Conflict With Hall Of Fame Induction

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 06.18.2013 | Black Voices

LAS VEGAS -- Flavor Flav has a new court date in Las Vegas that doesn't interfere with his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A judge on ...

Public Enemy's Chuck D: Digital Distribution Is the Future

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Public Enemy hip hop sensation Chuck D stops by the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus at SXSW 2013 to talk about being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his Evil vs Heroes instrumental album, and the new digital label for independent artists, SpitDigital.

Rush, Public Enemy Among Rock Hall Of Fame Noms

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment

-- Rush, Deep Purple, Public Enemy and N.W.A. are among the group of first-time nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They join returnees Hea...

Chuck D Headlines 'Rap Sessions' At Columbia

Posted 09.13.2012 | Chicago

One of the rap world's foremost names will be in Chicago Thursday for a unique event addressing how today's political climate has impacted politically...

NPR Intern Summons Internet Storm With Review Of Old Public Enemy Album

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.19.2012 | College

Members of the Internet community, including The Roots' drummer ?uestlove, came to the defense of classic hip-hop and remonstrated an NPR intern with ...

The English Beat's Audio Exclusive, Plus Conversations With Cory Chisel and Introducing Little Ruckus' Dominic Rabalais

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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WATCH: Treasure Island Music Festival Lineup Revealed

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.27.2012 | San Francisco

On Tuesday morning, Another Planet Entertainment released the full lineup for the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival, and it's a doozy. This year's h...

Hip Hop Pioneers Public Enemy Headline Detroit's Movement Electronic Music Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.18.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

With two albums set for this year and a major tour, Public Enemy is set to headline Detroit's annual Movement Electronic Music Festival this Memorial Day weekend at Hart Plaza.

WATCH: Public Enemy Brings Block-Rocking Beats To Skid Row

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.17.2012 | Los Angeles

As home to the largest homeless population in the country, Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles really is the most appropriate venue for hip-hop artists t...

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

Shepard Faireyâ„¢: On Street Art And Street Cred

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Shepard Fairey has grown up before the eyes of fans, peers and would be competitors. Undaunted by criticism he gets from both sides of his chosen voca...

Hey, Jon Stewart... What About Buffalo Tom? A Conversation with Bill Janovitz

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-04-08-bt.jpgHere's a Conversation with Bill Janovitz about Buffalo Tom's new alum, Skins.

Flavor Flav Goes Back To High School?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

CLINTON, Iowa — Now he's opened his first chicken restaurant in Iowa, rapper Flavor Flav would like to earn his high school diploma in the state...

WATCH: Flav's Fried Chicken Gets Its First Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We've suspected for a while that Flavor Flav is really an experimental dadaist performance artist using popular culture itself as his canvas, and his ...