Noted leader of "political" rap group Public Enemy, and one of the driving forces in rap's early days. A proponent of new technology, he once hailed the original Shawn Fanning-created Napster as "the new radio."
"Neither party is mine, not the jackass or the elephant." -- from By the Time I Get to Arizona
Lead Rapper for Public Enemy. Public Enemy was a politically-motivated band. Chuck D and Public Enemy had a huge effect on the white and black community. Also one the great rappers of his time. One of the best rappers ever.