Tag: Chuck D

MUSE-SICK-N-HOUR-MESS-AGE by PUBLIC ENEMY

  The year was 1994, Rap Music was taking a turn (some would say for the worse, but that’s a matter of opinion), as the West Coast was beginning to take over with the rise of Death Row records, and it’s G-Funk style was ensuring Gangsta Rap’s dominance. This was the year Snoop Doggy Dogg…

CHUCK D: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISTACHUCK

In 1996 after a decade as the front man for the legendary rap group Public Enemy, Chuck D released his first, and to date only, solo album. The thing about PE is that Chuck D was never known as being a particularly inventive lyricist, especially compared to the other great rappers of his era, such…

ELVIS PRESLEY WAS NOT A RACIST

Elvis Presley with Claudia Ivy and BB King “Elvis, was a hero to most, but he never meant shit to me, you see, straight out racist that sucker was, simple and plain, motherf**k him and John Wayne…” -Chuck D of Public Enemy, “Fight The Power” I’ve written before about my near-lifelong admiration of Elvis Presley.…

“AUTHENTIC” by LL Cool J

So, I actually bought a physical CD today. That’s such a rare occasion for me, these days. Like most folks, I mostly buy music via iTunes. Stacy Clark is the only artist I make a point to still buy the hard copy of her new albums, but that’s because I know her personally, and I…