Public Enemy frontman
Chuck D. will be among the artists protesting the war at the "Bring 'Em
Home Now!" benefit, which takes place tonight (Mar. 20) at the Hammstein
Ballroom in New York.
Proceeds from the
event will be donated to Veterans for Peace's offshoot, Iraq Veterans Against
as Michael Stipe, Bright Eyes, Rufus Wainwright, Cindy Sheehan and others will
protest the war in Iraq, as well as encourage the immediate withdrawal of troops
The show kicks
off at 8:00 pm.
Public Enemy has
a new album in stores titled Rebirth of a Nation, which addresses the
war in Iraq among other social ills.
album was produced and written by Paris and features dead prez, Immortal Technique,
MC Ren, the Conscious Daughters, Kam and others and is in stores now.
In related news,
Chuck D. told AllHipHop.com that Public Enemy will will release a new album
titled How You Sell Soul to a Souless People Who Sold Their Soul next