Chuck D

On Dec. 2, the Public Enemy rapper logged on to his Twitter account demanding that the billionaire TESLA CEO address the inappropriate use of the slur on the social media platform.

Chuck D shared a tweet asking "How long should R. Kelly spend in prison -and does a USA system give a man a chance for a man to change his world around?" Meanwhile, embattled comedian Bill Cosby claimed Kelly "got railroaded."

A timeline to how hip hop legends have parted ways.

Rappers, scholars, and authors are joining forces with the Smithsonian for the creation of a hip-hop anthology.

Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, recently sat down with Belafonte and criminal justice activist Carmen Perez for an exclusive interview to discuss Belafonte's upcoming music and arts festival, Many Rivers to Cross.

RNC

But this RNC feels different. Dangerous. And that concern is not stemming from the militarized police forces surrounding the convention center, no matter how unsettling.

Hip-hop pioneer Chuck D talks Black Lives Matter and Black love matters at the Justice or Else rally in Washington D.C.

Bill Cosby has another ally from the music world in his corner. Legendary rapper and one half of Public Enemy, Chuck D, shared his thoughts on the comedian and the endless accusations of sexual assault against him, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chuck D took to Twitter on Sunday after more news regarding the allegations was revealed. Employees […]

In light of what’s been going on this summer with Black men’s survival being threatened in this country and our need for a voice in cyberspace, I think it’s time for another edition of our popular “Tweets from the Brothersphere.” RELATED: When Black People Dare To Behave Like Citizens All Hell Breaks Loose Let’s start with […]

Download Podcast “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin celebrates Black Music Month with exclusive interviews from the set of the James Brown biopic Get On Up. Chadwick Boesman, Aleo Blacc, and Octavia Spencer discuss the highly anticipated movie chronicling the life of the Godfather of Soul. Erica Campbell joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about her new album, titled Help and addressed the controversy in […]

Chuck D, Monie Love and Doug E Fresh – the veteran Hip-Hop artists may not be the first figures that come to mind when thinking about political action, but the three joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Monday to discuss the role that Hip Hop can again have in shaping culture. And guess where Monie […]

Bill Stephney, an advisor to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting,  has previously led the music companies Def Jam Recordings, SOUL Records and Stepsun Music.  Stephney has produced artists ranging from Public Enemy and Vanessa Williams, to the social satirist Paul Mooney.  He has supervised music and produced soundtracks for films such as “Boomerang,” “Be Be’s […]