Tag Archives: Chuck D

Win Butler & other musicians respond to Trump’s “shithole countries” comments

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Win tweeted, “Trump’s comments about Haiti reflect nothing on the amazing country, and only on his own racism and xenophobia.” Chuck D, El-P and others have also responded.

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artists pay tribute to Tom Petty: St. Vincent, Chuck D, Cameron Crowe & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We’re all heartbroken at the news about Tom Petty. Tributes have been pouring in on social media from fellow musicians and other artists including ones from St. Vincent, Neko Case, Cameron Crowe, Chuck D, Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten

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Chance the Rapper, Run the Jewels, Passion Pit, Geoff Rickly & more pay respects to Chester Bennington

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Best Coast, Pusha T, Chuck D, Rihanna, Dam-Funk, Nikki Sixx, The Mountain Goats, and more.

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El-P, Killer Mike, Flying Lotus, Sad13, Win Butler, ANOHNI, Aaron Dessner & more musicians comment on Trump win

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Best Coast, Wavves, Chuck D, Snoop Doog, Talib Kweli, Waxahathcee, PWR BTTM, Laura Jane Grace, Modern Baseball, Cloud Nothings, Spoon, St. Vincent, & more.

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It’s National Voter Registration Day ++ musicians, comedians & more weigh in on Trump-Clinton debate

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It was the most-tweeted debate ever, we’ve collected some of the best zingers.

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the Rage Against the Machine/Public Enemy thing will reportedly be a supergroup (without Zack de la Rocha)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday, Rage Against the Machine launched a countdown clock that will end June 1 and has something to do with Public Enemy. According to new reports from Billboard, we shouldn’t get too excited for a Rage/Public Enemy tour or anything though…

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XPN MusicNotes: HAIM debuts new songs and covers Prince, Rage Against the Machine teases…something

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes: HAIM debuts new songs and covers Prince, Rage Against the Machine teases…something

HAIM | photo courtesy of the artist

HAIM debuted a couple of new songs at their show in Santa Ana, CA last night. They also paid tribute to Prince with a cover of “I Would Die 4 U.” 

Watch fan video below of Haim debuting two new songs: “Nothing’s Wrong” and “Give Me Just a Little of Your Love.”

Rage Against The Machine have not played together since 2011 but they’re expected to make some kind of announcement on June 1st after launching an online countdown and advertising campaign.

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Rage Against the Machine launch countdown clock, hint at something Public Enemy-related

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last night, Rage Against the Machine launched the website prophetsofrage.com, which has a clock counting down to June 1 and a form to submit your email address. The site shows the above picture, which reads “Clear the way for the prophets of rage” (a lyric from Public Enemy‘s “Prophets of Rage” and#TakeThePowerBack (a Rage Against the Machine song). What could it all mean?

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Kanye West, Andre 3000, members of A Tribe Called Quest & more pay tribute to Phife at the Apollo

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The late Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest was paid tribute at The Apollo last night (4/5) by some pretty major guests, including Kanye West. (Tribe’s final shows were opening for Kanye.) He gave a speech, and here it is…

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Phife Dawg being honored w/ memorial in Queens; Q-Tip pays tribute on “Abstract Radio” w/ Andre 5000, Chuck D & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A Tribe Called Quest will be honoring Phife Dawg, who died in March, with a special memorial at St. Albans Memorial Park in Queens, NY on Monday, April 4…

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