<a href="http://www.wired.com/news/mp3/0,1285,60650,00.html">Meanwhile, I've always had a soft spot for Public Enemy</a>. Yeah, despite overwhelming peer pressure, I admit there is such a thing as good rap, and Public Enemy is an example of what that's about. I tend not to think of them as rap so much as "ghetto punk". Similar ideas and methods with punk, just a different means of expression.
<blockquote>As an artist representing an 80-year period of black musicianship, I never felt that my copyrights weree protected anyway. I've been spending most of my career ducking lawyers, accountants and business executives.... I trust the consumer more than I trust the people who have been at the helmof these companies.</blockquote> - Chuck D