Itís a Rap with Activist Chuck D at RIT May 7
May 2, 2002
by Marcia Morphy
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He was "Public Enemy" number one as leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group in 1987. Commercial doors opened for Chuck D after his debut album, Yo Bum Rush the Show, which redefined rap music and Hip Hop by addressing weighty issues about race, rage and inequality.
Spend "An Evening with Chuck D" who will discuss racism, the music industry and the Internet boom at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at Rochester Institute of Technologyís Ingle Auditorium, located in the Student Alumni Union. The free event is open to RIT and Rochester community.
Chuck D is a highly sought national spokesman and speaker, who is also a regular guest on numerous television shows including Nightline, Politically Incorrect and CNN. As a major proponent of music on the Internet, his outspoken advocacy of the Web has been profiled in Forbes, Times, USA Today and The Industry Standard.
"An Evening with Chuck D" is sponsored by RITís Student Government. To interview Chuck D, call Erick Littleford, Student Government president, at 475-2204.