Chuck D(Carlton Ridenhour)
Birthplace: Long Island, New York
Trailblazing rap musician whose group, Public Enemy, soared to the top of the charts and won critical acclaim with such records as It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988) and Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black (1991).
Fact Monster/Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
More on Chuck D from Fact Monster:
- Selected Rap and Hip–Hop Musicians - Selected biographies of well-known Rap and Hip–Hop Musicians
- Black Musicians - The following list includes African-American singers, composers, rappers, pianists, and other musicians who have contributed to the world of music, including Count Basie, Akon, Natalie Cole, Missy Elliot, Duke Ellington, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, and more.
- Hip-Hop and Rap History & Facts Crossword Puzzle Game - by Kelly Ann Buchanan Solve our weekly interactive crossword puzzle! Click "Reveal" for ...
- 500 Famous African American Biographies (A–Z) - Notable African-Americans Aaliyah–Ewing | Farmer–Innis | Jackson–Ludacris | ...
- Selected Biographies: C - Selected biographies of well-known people and fictional characters