Chuck D.

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The White House is requesting $6 billion for Texas aid, Kenya's election results are nullified, cops are worried about more creepy clowns, and more.
VICE Staff
Future Days

Rap Rock Is Actually Awesome and We Have Public Enemy to Thank for It

Last week, Public Enemy released their 14th album as a free download. We trace the group's impact, from 90s grunge to nü-metal and everything in between.
Drew Millard
we saw this

This Horrible Trump Thing: Inside Prophets of Rage's Battle at the RNC

In an interview before their set, the supergroup told us they got together to be an alternative voice in angry year. But how clearly could that voice be heard in the middle of the chaos in Cleveland?
Alex Robert Ross
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bun B's Convention Dispatch One: Rage and Racism in Cleveland

VICE's political correspondent scopes the scene on the night of Donald Trump's official nomination.
Bun B

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Melania Trump is accused of plagiarism following her speech at the RNC, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee has been accused of carrying out an ax and knife attack on a train in Germany, and more.
VICE Staff
we saw this

We Saw Prophets of Rage Make Their Live Debut, and No Surprise, They’re Political as Shit

Last night three-quarters of RATM, plus Chuck D. and B Real, played Whisky A Go Go and their mission is clear: they want America to wake up.
Daniel Kohn
Noisey News

Rage Against the Machine Are Doing Something Cryptic (Maybe with Chuck D?)

There's a website with a countdown and we don't really know what to do.
Alex Robert Ross
In Memoriam

Purple Reign, Forever: How Prince Influenced Rap Music for All of Eternity

If Lil Wayne and Andre 3000 are two of the most influential artists of the last half-century, Prince is the purple progenitor, the creator of abstruse shades that Crayola could never copy.
Jeff Weiss

Meet Jalal Nuriddin, the Forgotten Grandfather of Rap Who Inspired Everyone from Beastie Boys to Nas

His 1973 album, Hustlers Convention, sold badly, but has since been heralded as the genesis of rap music. It's untold story is the subject of a new documentary.
Oliver Lunn
Behind The Lens

Head to Photoville in Brooklyn to See Some Incredible Music Photography

Legendary photographer Janette Beckman's curated Dirty & Dirty—an exhibition of iconic, must-see music photography.
Kim Taylor Bennett
Los Angeles

Ingrosso Chickens Out, Chuck D Rants, and Other Highlights of IMS Engage

Why does dance music have so many conferences?
Zel McCarthy and Jemayel Khawaja

Kim Gordon Is a Badass Feminist Rock Goddess

The former Sonic Youth cofounder, frontwoman, and bassist on her bestselling new memoir, <i>Girl in a Band,</i> writing songs about Karen Carpenter and the <i>Sports Illustrated</i> Swimsuit Issue, and LL Cool J's surprising favorite rock band.
Elissa Schappell