"Creators don't necessarily need to be entertained by anybody else. The DJ is the perfect example of that. They create, they entertain - it comes from within." - Chuck D
"What good is learnin' from some record / When y'all only listen to 15 seconds? - I Shall Not Be Moved
"PE a group, a crew - not singular / We wear black Wranglers / We're rap stranglers" - Rebel Without a Pause
"...with this news FIT to SPIT and the BEAT goes ON..."
"Still some quiver when I deliver..."
"Well yo, right now kick the bass for them brothers/ And let 'em know, WHAT GOES ON?" - HTYT
"I'm countin' down to the day deservin' fittin' for a King / I'm waitin' for the time when I can Get to Arizona"
"Top gun - never on the run / They know not to come 'cause they all got some"
"But we can't do nothing with what you said / Sounds like somebody's in bed wit the feds" - Hoover Music
"Folks don't even own themselves/ Payin mental rent, to corporate presidents" - He Got Game
"Loud and proud kicking live next poet supreme / Loop a troop, bazooka, the scheme" - Rebel Without a Pause
"Never have so many been screwed by so few" - Public Enemy feat. DMC
"Terminator X, yellin' with his hands / Damn - almighty rulin' ready to jam!" - Terminator X To The Edge of Panic
"I Got a Letter From the Government..." - Black Steel in The Hour of Chaos
"Here Come the Drums..." - Can't Truss It
Collected Independent Songs From the Mind, Pen, and Voice of Chuck D
You wanna be an S1/Griff will tell you when/ And then you'll come/you'll know what time it is - Rebel Without a Pause
"What good is learnin' from some record/ When y'all only listen to 15 seconds?"
"Revolution is not an event; it's a process"
The Hard Rhymer to be honored at the Lincoln Theater, DC - September 7
Minds over matter / They don't mind 'cause we don't matter / DJ Lord's on the platter - Check What You're Listening To (DJ Lord)
Brilliant Coast To Coast AM Radio Appearance Lauded by Thousands; Supports Upcoming Book
"We always had to fight. We always had to prove our existence." - Hank Shocklee
"If y'all really like to rock the funky beats, somebody in the house say - HELL YEAH!"
"Hear go the sound of the wreckin' ball/ Boom and Pound/When I Shut 'em down!" - Shut 'Em Down
Kick in the Door - How the Digital Revolution Liberated Hip-Hop
"Rhetoric said/ Read just a bit ago/ Not quittin' though/ Signed the Hard Rhymer"
"Hey, Dr. J! Where you got those moves?"
"Terminator X, yellin' with his hands / Damn almighty rulin' ready to jam!"
"I make no separation between my work as an artist and my work as a human being" - Paul Robeson
Seminal 'Fear of a Black Planet' to be Performed In Full