Hip-Hop Rumors: Chuck D And Public Enemy Declined Jay-Z For Made In America!
This is crazy! Why would they do such thing? Chuck D and Public Enemy reportedly turned down Jay-Z (and Budwieser) for a slot on the Made In America Tour!
Here is what PE frontman Chuck D said:
“I know I’m made in America but I’m really made on the planet. I’m not made by America, or in it. So, we like to protest and be difficult. But I salute them for bringing Rap music to the forefront and being able to have Run-DMC to get that slot.”
Chuck seemed to slick diss Jay and Ye in other parts of the interview.
“It’s really very important that hip-hop and rap music supports the people,” Chuck D said. “’Catch the Thrown’ is very obvious in the lyrics. It’s like who’s gonna catch the people who are thrown at, thrown under and thrown to the side? And ‘watching the throne’ is a little arrogant elitism that we’ve always shot down.”
FLAV IS BACK!
Rapper and Reality-TV star Flavor Flav along with International bestselling author Farrah Gray announce the move and opening of Flavor Flav's House of Flavor Restaurant to the Las Vegas strip. Opening this Labor Day the House of Flavor concession will be inside of the Blondies Sports Bar & Grill which has been recognized by Maxim magazine, MSN and the Las Vegas Review-Journal as one of the best sports bars in the country, Blondies opened in August 2004 by partners Craig Von Meyer and Glenn Klinker located in the Miracle Mile Shops at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
The concession will feature Flav's famous specialty recipe fried chicken, barbeque ribs and signature red velvet waffle, indulgent and delicious. The concession has memorabilia from Flavor Flav's multi-faceted career as a rapper hype man, reality-TV star and entertainer for audiences around the world. Patrons might also expect celebrity sightings.
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