Photo: Getty
  /  02.27.2020

Public Enemy have become the latest rappers to support presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and have even announced that they will perform at his upcoming rally in Los Angeles. The event is set to take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday (March 1), with doors opening at 3 p.m. and the rally beginning at 5 p.m.

The Democratic candidate has previously been endorsed by Killer Mike, T.I. and Bun B and was interviewed by Cardi B back in July, after he announced his presidential bid.

“The time is now!” Public Enemy’s leader Chuck D wrote about the rally on Instagram. “FIGHT THE POWER! Pull Up and see [Public Enemy] & [Bernie Sanders] March 1st at the LA Convention Center!”

Despite being known for their politically-driven lyrics and 1988 social activism anthem, “Fight The Power,” the iconic rap group rarely endorses political candidates, as noted by 2008 Green Party vice presidential candidate Rosa A. Clemente on Twitter.

“Yo!! That’s a big deal because I know my brother [Chuck D] does not endorse too many folks,” Clemente wrote. “I mean he did endorse me and Cynthia 🙂 wow wish I could be there for this!!!!”

Chuck D responded to the tweet to provide further insight into his political views.

“I believe in reparations and a lotta issues none of these folks see-as you know Rosa,” he wrote on Wednesday (Feb. 26). “But lemme say this to those reading this..having been to 115 countries this planet is on a spin cycle. Rinsed. These political hogwashes are no longer a USA discussion-it’s a 2020 Earthizen one.”

Public Enemy released their most recent LP, Nothing Is Quick In The Desert, in 2017. The group last performed in May at Amsterdam’s Gods of Rap show, alongside De La Soul, Wu-Tang Clan and DJ Premier. See more details about the upcoming rally here.



View More



View More


Meet La Tosha Holmes, founder of the first Black-owned pediatric practice in Galveston County, Texas

Meet La Tosha Holmes, CPNP-PC, a Certified Nurse Practitioner from Webster, Texas, who — at ...
  /  09.29.2022

Meet Joshua Santiago, founder of Empowering Cuts, a non-profit giving free haircuts to those in need

Joshua Santiago is a barber based out of Philadelphia and the founder of Empowering Cuts, ...
  /  09.30.2022

Research is key in the metaverse | 'MetaMoney'

On this episode of “MetaMoney,” host Stockz stresses how important it is to do your ...
  /  07.15.2022

Lil Duval, Sukihana, Project Pat, Big Homies House & Lil Scrappy join "Big Facts Live"

The “Big Facts” crew is live from the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta, GA to celebrate ...
  /  01.04.2022
View More