Red Bull Music Academy Talks To Hank Shocklee About The Making Of Bell Biv DeVoe’s Poison

shockwebpic_rb_bellbivedevoeRed Bull Music Academy talks to our own Hank Shocklee in this look into one of the most influential tracks and groups to combine hip hop and R&B, Bell Biv DeVoe.

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Ice Cube & Hank Shocklee Talk Making ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’

shockwebpic_amerikkkasmost25anniversaryIce Cube’s album ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ just celebrated it’s 25th anniversary and Complex published an interview with Ice Cube and our own Hank Shocklee discussing the making of the album and its 25-Year Legacy. They talk about the recording process, keeping the west coast bounce, the similarities between N.W.A and Public Enemy and the albums importance then and now.

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[NYC] Sunday May 25th: Biz Markie x Hank Shocklee Memorial Day Weekend Cruise

shockleewebpic_memorialdayboatbizAll aboard NYC area citizens! Join us for a sunlight cruise around New York City on Memorial Day Weekend – Sunday, May 25th featuring DJ sets from Hank Shocklee and Biz Markie alongside DJ Seoul, Burner Brothers, Eshin, Trigon, MC Posi-D, Mike Loe, Poon and Marvl.

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Did The Decline Of Sampling Cause The Decline Of Political Hip Hop? The Atlantic Interviews Hank Shocklee

shockleewebpic_atlanticdeclineofsamplingfErik Nielson, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Richmond, where his research focuses on African American literature and hip-hop culture, has written a thought-provoking piece on sampling for The Atlantic which Hank Shocklee was interviewed for.

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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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▶ Recycled Rewind Exclusive Friday Banger: Biz Markie – Vapors

Listen to the legend, Biz Markie telling it like it is!

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New Book! Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling Features Hank Shocklee

Co-authors Kembrew McLeod and Peter DiCola analyze the music industry’s approach to digital sampling: past, present, and future in their new book, Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling.

Creative License explores the complexities and contradictions in how music samples are licensed within the current copyright landscape. It includes interviews with more than 100 stakeholders in the sampling community – from David Byrne, Cee-Lo Green, George Clinton, De La Soul, DJ Premier, DJ Qbert, Eclectic Method, El-P, Girl Talk, Matmos, Mix Master Mike, Negativland, Chuck D, RZA, Clyde Stubblefield, T.S. Monk and our very own Hank Shocklee.

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