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Don’t Believe the Hype: Chuck D on Weekend Groove, 1989!

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Public Enemy Interview with Chuck D

Date: January 1989

Produced by: RONNIE LUV

Show: Weekend Groove

Chuck D shares his opinions on the American government (George Bush! Remember that guy?), politicians, and history and the effects on Black America. Chuck D elaborates on “Don’t Believe the Hype” (1988) and on Public Enemy’s support for Minister Farrakhan who is mentioned in many of the group’s lyrics. In true Public Enemy form, he finishes off by explaining White supremacy, Black Power and how the two affect the group’s lyrical structures.

 

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