Chuck D, Flavor Flav and “Public Enemy” lambaste President Trump in rap single

Public Enemy is back/Photo: Rich Fury

Public Enemy releases track.

Blog King, Mass Appeal

NEW YORK — They’re almost senior citizens but they’re back! In 1988, Chuck D and Flavor Flav — iconic members of Public Enemy — protested police brutality and racial injustice with their hit rap single “Fight the Power.” Now, 32 years later, they’re at it again. The hip-hop pioneers released a searing anti-Trump track on Juneteenth titled “State of the Union (STFU)” which contains besmirching lyrics labeling President Donald Trump a “White House killer” and “Nazi Gestapo Dictator.”

To be candid, the ’80s rap duo rip President Trump a new asshole for roughly 3 minutes.

The hook goes: “State of the Union, shut the f*ck up! Sorry-ass mothaf*cka, stay away from me!”

Chuck, 59, and Flav, 61, also drop bars imploring voters to “end this clown show” in the upcoming election. “Whatever it takes, rid this dictator,” Chuck raps. “POTUS my tail, ass debater. Prime-time Preemo, rhyme-time crime. Like no other in this lifetime. White house killer, dead in lifelines.

“Vote this joke out, or die tryin.'”

DJ Premier of Gang Starr produced the track.

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  1. The brought back Flava? WTF! ANTIFA FOREVER this is FIRE 🔥🔥🔥

  2. Wow. Old time heroes still going strong. The legends and iconic voices of PE together with the Gang Starr DJ Premier. 👍
    Sorry that 31 years after Fight the Power these legends still have to fight the power that be. Thanks to the lyrics of PE I knew as a white teenager about the racial struggles. Peace out ✊

  3. I love you Public Enemy. We need this.

  4. Elwin Den Otter

    They are the best !!!!

  5. Oh man, this shit has woken everyone up. The oppression is backfiring mfers.

  6. Oh my fucking God I was already singing it before it was over!!! This is HISTORY!!! YO’ Flavor Flav YO’ Chuck D. You got a fuckin winner!!!!

  7. Queen LadyD Auntie D

    I am so loving this song.

  8. this beat though…..jesus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. Chuck iz all dat!

  10. One Step Outside

    PE. Over 30 years of relevance, witness the evidence.

  11. Alan Postscript

    Chuck D’s voice is pure power. like a brick wall.

  12. Taran Richards

    Waited so long for this sound.
    Thank you so much Chuck D Flavour Flav amazing energy ..
    Shit HIP HOP is Back to save us

  13. Russell Johnson

    Powerful. They guided me through my teen years now they are guiding the young kids marching for us

  14. Chuck D brought flava back just for the revolution. Respect

  15. Killing’em Chuck… Welcome to the Terrordome, Fear of a Black planet, By the Time I get to Az, 30 years later and still the same BS… people wonder why we are at where we are..30(1989)years ago and 15 years before that civil rights (1964), and dont even get me started with the way Indigenous peoples have been and continue to be treated.. Disgusting!!.

  16. Damon McGeachy

    2 legends teaming up,beautiful 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾,love this dude’s ✊🏾


  18. Aubrey Craft Jr

    This is great. I just wish it didn’t have so many F-bombs in it so I could share it. Shared it anyway 👊🏼

  19. What a beat banger.
    Dj Premier 🙌

  20. i LOVE it

  21. This is REAL HIP HOP.

  22. Waffle House Worker

    it’s doo doo, a shitty ass single

  23. my 2-year-old can do better than this

  24. The power duo is back

  25. Could use a better hook IMO

  26. yeah boyyyyyyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  27. Holy fuck thank you p.e. you are needed so bad right now!

  28. This song is beyond a joke.

  29. 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  30. Damn shame it took someone to die to bring Chuck and Flav back together…but at least it happened

  31. Absolutely epic!!! ❤️❤️❤️

  32. This is more offbeat than blue face sadly…. but I’m glad public enemy is back together

  33. PE made it Great again

  34. Mobile SMS Local

    Chuck & PE are one of the 🐐’s of Hip Hop. ✊✊

  35. Heck yeah get them Chuck spit knowledge. Tell the people about the black caucus that can stop any legislation it wants until we get reparations and end systematic racism. Yeah tell them Chuck about 20 million plus aborted black babies. Tell them Chuck about the highest murder rate of any race. Tell em Chuck the racist history of the Democrats Party from Slavery, Jim Crow, Pro Segregation and Dixiecrats. Tell em Chuck about 70% parent rates and poor education. Tell em about the average kid graduates with a 8th grade reading level. Oh wait your going to talk about the same old stuff never mind it’s all Trumps fault and the Republicans. Tell em Chuck the policies Republicans made that are racist towards minorities. Tell em oh wait every city where a George Floyd or police brutality occurred had a Democrat mayor and a Democrat majority city counsel.

  36. Dorian DeyAmpert

    Public Enemy still got it 💯

  37. Well goddamn, P.E. STILL GOT IT, THIS IS THE ANTHEM!

  38. warwick stoddart

    Chuck Flav and Preemo are three big old men…yet they still smashed it… shame on these new cats when they grandaddies show em how it’s done…

  39. Tragedy Ferrero

    Wow! so Dope! Respect! ♥♥♥💯

  40. Good to see Public Enemy back together. Song is fire 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  41. Just what we need now!!! P.E 🔥🔥🔥👍👍👍

  42. Word To Mother? This What We Are Missing? Real Hip Hop With A Message? Big Up Chuck D ? Still Got It Fame? Primo, As Usual The Beat Is🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  43. Yes sirrrrrrrrr 🇭🇹

  44. Lolita Corpening

    Public Enemy, I’ve been lookin for y’all🙌🏾

  45. terrible. blacks are not responsible for anything I guess trump signed a prison reform bill I guess that means nothing. Chuck D how is trump responsible for the problems in the inner city run by Democrats please explain that in your next horrible song

  46. Damn! This ignorant shit is bumpin!

  47. Why is crime so high in Democrat run cities. Why is there garbage everywhere in Democrat run cities. Why is every street n sidewalk busted n briken in Democrat run cities. Just a few questions that never get answered. Chuck ? Flave ? Nothing huh ? Typical

  48. Kilroy Gonzalez

    I would have preferred this without the cursing but I get it. The truth isn’t always pretty. We all have our own beliefs. One love Public Enemy 🙏

  49. Ooooooh HELL YES..

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