Public Enemy Fires Flavor Flav Over Bernie Sanders Rally Cease and Desist Letter

Public Enemy formally fired legendary rapper and hypeman Flavor Flav after he issued a cease and desist letter to attempt to prevent Public Enemy, currently calling themselves “Public Enemy Radio ” a.k.a. “Public Enemy -FTP (Fight The Power) on some of their social media, from performing at a Los Angeles rally for United States Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The group, fronted by co-founder and sole owner of the rights to the group, Chuck D., did, in fact, perform at the rally Sunday. This comes just one day after all the parties squared off on social media , with Chuck D. saying he would give Flav “one year to get it together” or be kicked out.  Public Enemy can be seen taking the stage, followed by their performance at the 1:57.00 mark of the video. Continue reading

The Rage Against the Machine Reunion Effectively Ends Prophets of Rage

With the news of the reunion of Rage Against the Machine, Prophets of Rage’s chapter as a band carrying on that legacy is now over. That supergroup included Tom Morello (guitar), Brad Wilk (drums) and Tim Commerford of RATM along with HipHop legends Chuck D of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill. Just after the RATM reunion was announced for a series of shows in 2020, including an appearance at next year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Chuck and B-Real each posted to social media confirming their band is done.

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Prophets of Rage (RATM, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill) to Release a New Song This Week

In a new interview with Mary Anne Hobbs of BBC Radio 6 Music, Tom Morello says there will be a new Prophets of Rage (RATM, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill) song released this week. This follows the recent stand-alone single ‘Made With Hate’, which released in June. More details about the bands’ new album, their third will be announced soon as well. “In light of the recent gun violence, we’ve got a very timely song that we’re gonna put out hopefully in the next couple of days,” he said. “Then beyond that, I think for PROPHETS OF RAGE, this will be our third studio record and really the one where I think we have to define who we are in 2019 and beyond, rather than just sort of a coming together of groups with notable catalogs, to really find our own sound and to continue to grow.” Continue reading

Prophets of Rage Shares New Single and Video – “Made With Hate”

As promised Rap Metal supergroup Prophets of Rage (Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill) have dropped a new single and music video which you can also purchase and stream. The animated clip for the new track ‘Made With Hate’ is the first music from their forthcoming new album. More details to follow soon. Watch the video now! Continue reading

Prophets of Rage Tease New Music In Election Themed Video

Metal and Hip-Hop supergroup Prophets of Rage, featuring members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill has released a new video called “The Ballot Or The Bullet”. Named after Malcolm X’s famous 1964 speech about the voting rights of black Americans, the offers an excerpt of three of the band’s unreleased tracks and its recent single, ‘Heart Afire’. The band is expected to reveal details of a new album, their second, soon. Continue reading

Prophets Of Rage Share Their New Video – “Who Owns Who”

Metal and Hip-Hop supergroup Prophets of Rage, featuring members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill, have shared a new video from their current album, their self-titled debut from 2017. The video for ‘Who Owns Who’ can be seen below. Continue reading

Prophets Of Rage Prepares New Album, New Single Imminent

In an interview with Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk, Prophets of Rage confirmed their second album is complete and coming soon. New music in the form of a new single should arrive this week. The 2017 self-titled debut from the supergroup featuring members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill, was a smash hit and saw the band tour the world and headline festivals. Read Tim’s comments, and get ready for the awesomeness! Continue reading

Prophets Of Rage – “Hands Up” Music Video Released

Prophets Of Rage released their self-titled debut back in September, and as Keith said in his 8.5/10 review, “the formula may be familiar, but the results are great.

Today the supergroup, featuring members of Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, and Rage Against The Machine, have released their new “Hands Up” video for your viewing and listening pleasure. Continue reading

Prophets of Rage – Prophets Of Rage

Once in a while, the art that society needs to help it pull through collective dark times comes along right at the precise time. In another life, that album would have been a new album from a reunited Rage Against The Machine, the legendary rap-rock band. However, what we’ve got instead is the début full-length album from Prophets of Rage, the supergroup with members of Rage, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill added in for good measure. After an EP and a slew of singles telegraphing the powder keg of potential greatness to come had dropped, the full meal real deal thing is here. Forget about the quarter of the album already released, and the hype train pulling into the station. Prophets of Rage, may not save the world, but they coming out swinging, making damn sure they will try. Continue reading