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Chuck D, B-Real & Rage Against The Machine Get Radical For Freedom (Audio)

Approaching their self-titled full-length debut, Prophets Of Rage are armed with new music and plenty going on in the world, for material. "Radical Eyes" is the latest. With a funky nod similar to 1991 Public Enemy classic "By The Time I Get To Arizona," Chuck and company call for action. B-Real... Read more

Chuck D, B-Real & Rage Against The Machine Stand Up For Those In Poverty (Video)

Rap/Rock supergroup Prophets of Rage, a revolutionary assembly of Public Enemy, Cypress Hill and Rage Against the Machine members, just released the second video single to their self-titled debut, dropping in September. "Living On The 110," a poignant piece about homelessness, follows the Michael Moore directed video for "Unf*ck The... Read more

Chuck D, B-Real & Rage Against The Machine Will Not Silently Watch The World Go To Hell (Video)

The Prophets Of Rage took 2016 by storm. A new chapter in the careers of Chuck D, B-Real, P.E.'s DJ Lord, and three-fourths of Rage Against The Machine was welcomed by fans of Hip-Hop, Hard Rock, Funk, and simply lovers of woke messages. Following last year's The Party's Over EP,... Read more

The Prophets of Rage Will Host The Anti-Inaugural Ball As We Prepare To Fight Back

On Friday, January 20, Donald J. Trump is scheduled to be inaugurated as President of the United States. His swearing in will signal far more than a new executive branch of our government, however. It will also affect policies relating to healthcare, the environment, civil rights, the economy, and every... Read more

Skillz’s 2016 Rap Up Reminds Us Of The Year’s Highs, Lows & Reasons To Stay Woke (Audio)

2016 is coming to a close. Years from now, how will we, the people, remember such an expansive year in Hip-Hop music, news, and culture? This year, some of the biggest MCs in the genre released new albums. Several of these efforts came in short notice, challenging new distribution platforms... Read more

Hip-Hop Took The Gold In August. Hear The Best Of The Month (Audio)

August was filled with the Olympics and some of the worst heat of the year, but it also brought some great Hip-Hop. De La Soul released their first album in 12 years, and it debuted at #1 on the Rap chart. Andre 3000 had some choice words for ghostwriters. Nas... Read more

Zack De La Rocha Is Back & Still Raging On An El-P Produced Outcry (Audio)

More than 18 years ago, the first Lyricists Lounge compilation released. Featuring De La Soul, Common, Mos Def (n/k/a Yasiin Bey), and Q-Tip, the Rawkus Records double album delivered the Underground Hip-Hop community to the mainstream (reaching the Top 200), with a plethora of important independent voices, and more than... Read more

Prophets Of Rage’s “The Party’s Over” Gets The Fight For Our Rights Started (Audio)

After a Summer of touring and protests, Prophets Of Rage, the supergroup consisting of Public Enemy's Chuck D, Cypress Hill's B-Real and all of Rage Against The Machine, minus Zack De La Rocha, is far from done. They've recently begun releasing new music, starting with "No Sleep Till Cleveland," a... Read more

Chuck D, Tom Morello & B-Real Are Raging Against The Republican Convention (Video)

Last month, via a cryptic announcement that took on an incredible groundswell, Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello, Public Enemy's Chuck D and Cypress Hill's B-Real announced they were forming a super group called the Prophets Of Rage. As we reported, given the political nature of much of the respective... Read more

Prophets Of Rage Are Fighting The Power Across The Nation

In less than a month, the Prophets Of Rage have gone from a grassroots digital whisper campaign to the revitalization of at least three legendary music entities. Three-fourths of Rage Against The Machine has merged with Public Enemy's Chuck D and DJ Lord along with Cypress Hill's B-Real to form... Read more

Chris Rivers Recaps The Week’s News In A Blistering Freestyle (Video)

Bronx, New York MC Chris Rivers has supplied Hip-Hop Heads for years with a steady stream of freestyles, collaborations, and an acclaimed onslaught of mixtapes. The son of Big Pun now is the latest lyricist to accept Ambrosia For Heads' challenge to weave headlines in music, news, and lifestyle from the... Read more

Chuck D & B-Real Talk Merging With Rage Against The Machine & Significance

This month, it was revealed that members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill had come together to form Prophets Of Rage. The band, featuring R.A.T.M.'s Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and Brad Wilk merges with the vocals of Chuck D and B-Real for an upcoming project. P.E.'s... Read more

Members Of Public Enemy, Cypress Hill & Rage Against The Machine Are Forming A Supergroup

The emergence of a new website on Tuesday (5/18), prophetsofrage.com, set the Internet ablaze with speculation that it might be related to a new project involving Rage Against The Machine and, possibly, Public Enemy. The site, which experienced server problems throughout the day, simply features a countdown clock to June... Read more

The Return Of Rage Against The Machine Appears To Be Prophetic.

It has been five years since Rage Against The Machine played a concert together. The Los Angeles, California mainstays of Zack De La Rocha, Tom Morello, Brad Wilk, and Tom Commerford have not released an album since late 2000's cover collection, Renegades. That being said, the onetime Epic Records outfit who... Read more

Raury Refuses To Be Boxed In. He Taps Tom Morello & Redefines the Atlanta Sound (Video)

In just over a month (October 16), Raury will his next album, All We Need. The Columbia Records sensation follows up his Indigo Child breakthrough with a continued message of hope, peace, and fellowship. In subject matter, in fashion, and in attitude, the Atlanta, Georgia native MC/singer is quite unlike... Read more

GZA, Tom Morello, The Roots & Crazy Legs Are All In Together (Video)

The Wu-Tang Clan's GZA stopped by "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon" last night (March 3) to perform his recently released single "The Mexican." While he was backed by The Roots, Tom Morello (of Rage Against The Machine) joined GZA with his guitar, and Kara of K.I.D. sang the chorus.... Read more

GZA & Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello Rock Out Amidst The Dark Matter (Audio)

The Wu-Tang Clan's GZA has been working on his seventh solo album for a few years, and has now released the first single from the upcoming Dark Matter album. The song, "The Mexican", is a remake of Babe Ruth's 1972 song of the same name, and features Rage Against The... Read more

For The Second Time In 15 Years, El-P & Zack De La Rocha Will Be In The Lab Extensively

In May, 1998, Rawkus Records released Lyricist Lounge, Vol. 1. The double-album featured a host of great artists, including De La Soul, Kool Keith, Q-Tip, O.C., and Bahamadia. Notably, the Top 200 charting release also included El-P, who with his Company Flow cohorts, J-Treds, Queen Heroine, and The Juggaknots was... Read more

Run The Jewels Rage Against the Machine with Zack De La Rocha (Audio)

Rap's Robin Hoods deliver another jarring glimpse from their upcoming sophomore group effort, RTJ2. Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P) have seemingly found the pocket of some of their most passionate, pungent, and disarming music to date. Joined by Zack De La Rocha (who kicks an extremely rare MC... Read more

How About A One-Hour DJ Premier Mix Featuring AC/DC, Heart, Rage Against The Machine? (Audio)

Heads who do the research know that, while DJ Premier's sound has been at the epicenter of Hip-Hop for 25 years, Christopher Martin is a Rock & Roll Head to the fullest. With his older sisters sliding him wax of groups like Van Halen, AC/DC, and the Bay City Rollers,... Read more

Run The Jewels’ RTJ2’s Tracklist Features An Ode To Akinyele & Zack de la Rocha

After dominating a wealth of 2013 Year-End Lists, Killer Mike & El-P's Run The Jewels battery is recharged with RTJD2, due on October 28. Today, the Fort Greene, Brooklyn-to-Adamsville, Atlanta connect unveiled their tracklisting. Late '90s Rock Heads may appreciate that guests include Zack de la Rocha (Rage Against The... Read more

What Becomes Of A Hallucinating Fan Who Punches DJ Premier? Babu Explains (Video)

In 1999 Dilated Peoples joined Gang Starr and Rage Against The Machine on tour. These experiences were well-chronicled on the later track, "Gang Starr Bus" by Bumpy Knuckles, produced by DJ Premier. Three legendary outfits toured in a well-remembered time in music. Gearing up for his own new release with... Read more

Deltron 3030 and Zach De La Rocha Combine for a Visual Melding of the Minds (Video)

Rage Against the Machine's Zach De La Rocha joined Deltron 3030 (Del the Funky Homosapien, Dan the Automator & Kid Koala) on Melding of the Minds, an aptly-titled space age Hip-Hop track powered by pounding guitar riffs. The video for the song is a dark animated short film about a... Read more