fuse Network to Air Special on Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” Video
The fuse music network will be airing an in-depth documentary about the highly influential video for Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” on December 5 as part of their 10-part Videos that Rocked The World mini-series. Utilizing archival footage and first hand accounts from the people behind the video, they will take a look at the video’s cultural significance and the impact it made upon its release in 1989. “Fight The Power” first appeared on the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s film Do the Right Thing, and later appeared on PE’s 1990 LP, Fear of a Black Planet. The video, which was also directed by Spike Lee, translates the songs revolutionary political message into a huge political rally scene on the streets of Brooklyn. The special airs on December 5 at 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit http://fuse.tv/tv/videosthatrock/index.php.