Public Enemy

“Brace yourself, London,” announces DJ Lord, “for Public Enemy.” Sound advice, as it goes. Because Chuck D and the gang, who 26 years ago set out to become, in their words, “The Clash of hip-hop”, have lost none of their power to enthrall and incite. As those big Public Enemy sirens go off inside London’s KOKO, several thousand Londoners...

Flavor Flav’s last fried chicken outlet shuts down

The Public Enemy rapper's chain has kicked the bucket

Public Enemy: ‘Jay Z, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar aren’t hip-hop’

Flavor Flav and Chuck D say there's a difference between rap and hip-hop...

Public Enemy give away new single via BitTorrent

Fans are also being encouraged to remix their own versions of 'Get Up Stand Up'

Public Enemy’s Chuck D slams Jay-Z and Kanye West for using the word ‘n***a’

Comments follow incident at L'Original festival in Lyon, France

Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav could face 12 years in prison for assault

The rapper is accused of threatening a 17 year-old boy with a butcher's knife

Public Enemy

If hip-hop is supposed to have come a long way since the scratch-heavy hustle of ’80s rap, no-one told Public Enemy. The Long Islanders have, across their 25-year career, stayed defiantly true to the big-beat sound and political fury that made their ’88 classic ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ such a thrill. This, despite...

Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

The star is currently being held on $23,000 (£14,228) bail

Public Enemy and DJ Shadow to headline London’s Freeze Festival – ticket details

Mark Ronson, Grandmaster Flash and Zane Lowe are among the other acts confirmed so far for the event

Public Enemy’s Chuck D ‘doesn’t get Watch The Throne’

Rapper says he doesn't get who Jay-Z and Kanye West are here for 'other than themselves