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Public Enemy Frontman Chuck D Answers “The Questions” (Video)

On Okayplayer TV they run this segment called “The Questions.” The man with the answers this time – none other than Public Enemy No. 1 Chuck D! Shout out to the homie DJ Lord (Public Enemy’s DJ) in the background of this vid.

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Actor Michael K. Williams Discovers His African Ancestry (Video)

Shout to OkayPlayer TV for posting this clip of actor Michael K. Williams aka Mr. Chalky White of Boardwalk Empire’ (returning for a new season this Fall; can’t wait) tracing his roots back to Africa. ‘Heart of a King…Blood of a Slave’ – that Nas lyric rang true to Mr. Williams in this episode of ‘The Roots Of…’ Watch above.

Overwhelmed with emotion, Williams calls actor/friend Isiah Washington to share that indeed they are brothers!

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DJ Premier On The Roots (Video)

The Roots… friends to the best DJs (just had a post with DJ Jazzy Jeff showing love to The Roots crew). Check out this clip a la OkayPlayer TV featuring DJ Premier speaking on his ties with the Philly Hip-Hop band and staple.

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OkayPlayer Interviews Ice Cube (Video)

OkayPlayer TV asks “The Questions” and Ice Cube answers.

Ice Cube of N.W.A., Boyz In The Hood and Friday fame answers “The Questions” in this Okayplayer TV interview, touching on his new movie Straight Outta Compton, squashing his beef with Common, the Kings Of The Mic tour with LL Cool J, De La Soul and Public Enemy–and more.’

OkayPlayer Channel

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