Public Enemy

Culture

public enemy’s chuck d on a lifetime spent fighting the power

The rap trio’s seminal 90s album Fear of a Black Planet prompted a generation to fight the power and is celebrated in a new collaboration with Undercover and Supreme.
Lynette Nylander
3.13.18
News

supreme just dropped an epic collaboration with public enemy and undercover

Power to the people.
Steve Salter
3.12.18
Music

the avalanches' robbie chater shares the records that changed his life

Music's sample king takes us on his journey.
Briony Wright
1.12.17
Music

808: the beat that changed music

Chronicling the incredible story of the Roland TR-808 drum machine: a small but powerful piece of technology that changed the course of music history forever.
Matthew Whitehouse
11.28.16
Music

discover unseen images of biggie smalls in dj semtex’s brilliant new book

This coffee table tome reveals iconic rare imagery and examines the art and the artistry of hip-hop culture.
Hattie Collins
10.6.16
Music

public enemy’s chuck d shares the records that changed his life

The Prophet of Rage has been Fighting The Power for 25 years.
Ian McQuaid
6.24.15
Music

a political history of pop music

Former i-D editor Matthew Collin's new book is an adrenalin-charged trip through some of the cultural flashpoints of the past few decades, from Public Enemy to Pussy Riot, from Berlin’s anarchic techno scene after the fall of the Wall to outlaw sound...
Scott Oliver
6.3.15
Music

​how hip hop got its political voice back

In the wake of the killings of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, hip hop has rediscovered its conscious roots.
Shannon Mahanty
2.16.15
Culture

​dogtown, proto-punk and beastie boys photographer glen e. friedman’s got steeze

Glen E. Friedman held a middle finger up to the establishment with his books Fuck You Heroes and Fuck You Too, and as he opens his first UK exhibition in almost 20 years, we catch up with one of the original pool skaters.
Felicity Kinsella
11.27.14