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Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D; Flavor Flav; Professor Griff and his S1W group; DJ Lord, who replaced Terminator X in 1999; and bassist Brian Hardgroove. Formed on Long Island, New York in 1982, Public Enemy are known for their politically charged lyrics and criticism of the American media, with an active interest in the frustrations and concerns of the African American community.
April 18, 2011
Public Enemy have announced details of a one-off London show, set to take place in September. The hip-hop group will perform their 2005 album 'Fear Of A Black Planet' in its entirety at London's Kentish Town Forum on September 8. Read more
March 2, 2011
Public Enemy will headline this year's Bestival festival on the Isle of Wight. The hip-hop group's participation at the event was revealed by organiser Rob Da Bank during a radio interview earlier today (March 2). Read more
August 18, 2010
Public Enemy have announced plans to play a one-off London gig with their original line-up. The hip-hop trio - Chuck D, Flavor Flav, and Professor Griff – will perform at the IndigO2 on November 14. Read more
September 25, 2008
Public Enemy's 'Fight The Power' has come top in a survey of the 100 greatest hip-hop songs of all time. The 1989 song beat SugarHill Gang's 'Rapper's Delight' and Dr Dre's 'Nuthin But A G Thang', which came second and third respectively in the VH1 poll. Read more
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