Arts & Lectures presents rap musician
and social activist Chuck D on Nov. 18
UCSC Arts & Lectures presents rap musician, Internet pioneer,
and social activist Chuck D on Thursday, November 18 at 8 p.m.
at the Rio Theatre. Chuck D focuses on current events at his
speaking engagements, sharing his unique, strong, and insightful
perspective on a range of topics with acute intelligence and
known as leader and cofounder of the legendary rap group Public
Enemy, Chuck D redefined rap music and hip-hop culture with
the release of Public Enemy's explosive debut album, Yo!
Bum Rush the Show, 1987. His messages then, as now, addressed
weighty issues about race, rap, rage, reality, and inequality.
The group became so popular and well respected that it was included
in the New York Times' list of the 25 Most Significant
Albums of the Last Century. Chuck D also co-hosts the morning
show Unfiltered on the recently launched network Air
For more information, visit his monthly Terrordome postings
or contact the UCSC Ticket Office at (831) 459-2159 or http://events.ucsc.edu/tickets
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