Chuck D Gets Honored With Mural in Chicago


Chuck D was recently honored with a mural by the Momentum Art Team located on Chicago’s West Side.

Created in just two days, the goal for the artwork was to portray Chuck’s penchant of teaching on and off the mic for a larger audience. Working with the Scenefour—a Los Angeles based art collective that’s collaborated with the likes of RZA, Hieroglyphics, and more—Chuck is using the mural project to put focus on the controversial immigration policies in Arizona.

Take a look at the fine art creation in the video below.

In related news, the Public Enemy co-founder is the face of the new ad campaign for San Francisco, California-based Naked Suits, reports hiphopdx.com.

“We believe that in today’s age, people are demanding both aesthetics and performance in everything from smart-phones to apparel,” said Adisa Banjoko, the company’s brand manager, via a statement. “Naked Suits are for guys for whom high-performance is a way of life, from their athletic to their professional endeavors. Chuck D is that kind of man. He has influenced the music and technology world with his ideas of innovation. The Own The Moment campaign is meant to inspire people toward living that idea. The shoot was done in Los Angeles. As always Chuck was laid back and insightful. The shot speaks for itself. Once we break into 2012 we will release more of Chuck in this shoot. We are honored to have him on deck.”

Naked Suits can be purchased at AlbertMing.com.

Public Enemy is said to be currently recording a new album. Their last project was 2007′s How You Sell Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul. —Ralph Bristout

  • sen29

    CONGRATS CHUCK D!

  • hiram

    the video cant be seen fix the link

  • Xcaliber

    Yea whats up with the video?

  • tbone420

    Video wont play…this is some lame ass shit!

  • STAN

    YO WTF is going on i cant see the video are yall using this murakl video for chuck d to make money with these commercial that shit is lame yo!!!

  • jedi master tee

    hey this is a bunch of crap you people are using chucks memorial video to make money your not even allowing us to see the video of the mural this is lame…. i expect that from the source but not from you guys.

  • raoul

    hey i think jedimastertee is right you guys are abusing your links im going on face book and tweeter and air the out to the world!!!! SCAM ARTISTS!!! SHAME ON YALL AND WITH THE HOLIDAYS HERE YOUD DO THIS SHAME ON YALL!!! SHAME!!

  • Nasty Nate

    I just tried posting a link and theyre blocking it. If you wanna see it go to youtube and search “Chuck D Mural”. Its the first one! And I agree with raoul…Shamefull….

  • hiram

    word up naste nat i just found it under chuck d x momentum art tech look it up on youtube yall

  • risenrhyme

    Rip off! What up with the video xxl?!?

  • aaron

    CHUCK -D YOU ARE THE MAN!….KEEP DOING IT MAN!

  • hiram

    the video wont play anything but the commercial fix the link so we can watch the video.