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Chuck D Tells Kool Moe Dee That Spike Lee Did For Public Enemy What Radio Wouldn’t (Video)

Kool Moe Dee is one of the first Hip-Hop solo stars. As Public Enemy's Chuck D points out, Kool Moe Dee went from one third of the Treacherous 3 MCs to a Jive Records soloist, complete with hits, battle beefs, and a career that went from the 1970s into the... Read more

Actor Bill Nunn Who Created The Iconic “Radio Raheem” Role Has Passed Away

Actor William Nunn III, better known as Bill Nunn, has passed away, according to an Instagram post by his friend and longtime collaborator, Spike Lee. Nunn died in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA at the age of 62. Nunn acted in several notable films throughout his career, including New Jack... Read more

Chuck D Had Real Revolutions In Mind When He Wrote “Fight The Power”

Public Enemy's Chuck D has penned some of Hip-Hop's most inspirational verses. While P.E. only had one official Top 40 single (1994's "Give It Up"), songs like "Rebel Without A Pause," "911 Is A Joke," and "Don't Believe The Hype" are etched in the memory banks of millions for their... Read more

Mack Wilds Does The Right Thing In This Spike Lee-Inspired Music Video

Already, 2016 has started on a high note for Tristan "Mack" Wilds. The actor/sing was one of the stars of Vh1's The Breaks, which premiered last week (January 4). Now available for full stream online, the film (also starring Method Man, Phonte, Torae, Prince Paul, and Chuck Chillout) is set... Read more

Today Is International Boombox Day. Celebrate With the Volume WAY PAST TEN (Video)

Today (7/20), is International Boombox Day. Whether the day of recognition is an official holiday or not, it seems as good a time as any to celebrate one of the most iconic devices in Hip-Hop history. Whether it was adorning the shoulder of LL Cool J, used as a metaphor... Read more

Spike Lee Speaks on Eric Garner and Americans Doing the Right Thing (Video)

I will never forget the scene in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing where the character Radio Raheem was savagely choked to death by a police officer. The brutality was unlike anything I'd ever seen before. The life was literally sucked out of Raheem as one officer did the choking... Read more

25 Years Later Here’s an Amazing Look at the Making of Do the Right Thing (Video)

Spike Lee has teamed with Beats Music to put together an amazing short film on the making of Do the Right Thing, in celebration of the film's 25th anniversary this year. The video features Spike doing a guided tour of all the Brooklyn landmarks featured in the movie, as well... Read more

Salute to Spike Lee for 25 Years of Do The Right Thing (Video)

Last week (6/30) marked the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee's landmark film, Do The Right Thing. Here's a look at the Brooklyn filmmaker discussing the film and its impact, 25 years later, with the Huffington Post's Marc Lamont Hill. When the film was released in 1989, film critic Roger Ebert... Read more