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► Nelson Mandela Reggae Tribute Mix

shockleewebpic_mandelareggaemixSince Nelson Mandela’s passing on December 5, 2013, there have been several tribute mixes floating around the web paying their respects. This particular mix though, takes a different approach by featuring strictly reggae tunes, an effort that highlights the Mandela’s impact throughout the African diaspora.

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PUBLIC ENEMY Officially Enters The ROCK AND ROLL Hall of Fame

shockleewebpic_PEinductedAnother one for the history books – PUBLIC ENEMY has been officially inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL Hall of Fame, the highest music honor in America. We congratulate our own Hank Shocklee for this massive achievement!

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PUBLIC ENEMY Inducted Into The ROCK AND ROLL Hall of Fame! THANK YOU For Voting!

BIG CONGRATULATIONS are in order to our own Hank Shocklee creator of PUBLIC ENEMY and the BOMB SQUAD and producer of 5 seminal PE albums: ‘Yo! Bum Rush the Show’, ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back’, ‘Fear of a Black Planet’, ‘Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black’ and ‘Greatest Misses’, who can now add the title of HALL OF FAMER to his growing list of achievements!

PUBLIC ENEMY has been inducted into 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The inductees were announced at a press conference earlier today and also include: Rush, Donna Summer, Heart, Randy Newman, Albert King. Quincy Jones and Lou Adler will also be recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun non performer award.

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Public Enemy Nominated For The 2013 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame – Cast Your Vote!

Our very own rebel without a pause Hank Shocklee, has been nominated for the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame! Vote for PUBLIC ENEMY and get us inducted now!

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The Kool DJ Red Alert Thank You Mix – His Final Mix For NYC’s 98.7 KISS FM

As many of you have probably heard, today, one of New York City’s classic black music stations 98.7 KISS FM went off the air and its management has merged with longtime rival 107.5 WBLS FM.

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Gil Noble [February 22, 1932 – April 5, 2012] ‘Misinformation Is Indeed A Weapon Of Mass Destruction’

“Misinformation is indeed a weapon of mass destruction”. A powerful quote from journalist Gil Noble who passed away April 5, 2012. He was an American television reporter as well as the producer and host of New York City television station WABC-TV’s weekly show, ‘Like It Is’ for from 1968 to 2011.

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Die Free: A Heroic Family History

2011 marks the 150th anniversary of The Civil War in the U.S. and the new book Die Free: A Heroic Family History tells the story of how a New York television anchor, Cheryl Wills was able to trace undiscovered family history because of war records that showed her great-great-great grandfather had been enlisted as a soldier in the war upon fleeing from slavery.

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