While Chuck D was to perform at a rally in Los Angeles for Bernie Sanders Sunday evening, but his partner Public Enemy Flavor Flav did not want to be part of it.
Flavor Flav, 60, ended Bernie Sanders’ campaign before the rally in Los Angeles with a performance of a version of Public Enemy.
Chuck D was to play under the nickname of Public Enemy Radio, which includes Chuck D, DJ Lord, Jahi and the S1W, of which Flavor Flav is not a part.
The order to cease and desist from the Sanders campaign related to “the unauthorized use of the likeness, image and clock of Flavor Flav in promotional material disseminated by the Sanders campaign”.
No party: While Chuck D is scheduled to perform at a rally in Los Angeles for Bernie Sanders on Sunday, his partner Public Enemy Flavor Flav does not want to be part of it
Cease and Desist: Flavor Flav, 60 (real name William Jonathan Drayton Jr.), sent a cease and desist order to Sanders Camp, for “ the unauthorized use of [Flavor Flav’s] likeness, image and brand clock in the promotional documents disseminated by the [Sanders] campaign, “says Pitchfork
“While Chuck is certainly free to express his political opinion as he sees fit – his voice alone does not speak for Public Enemy,” says an extract from the letter.
“The planned performance will only be Public Enemy Chuck D, it will not be a Public Enemy performance. Those who really know what Public Enemy means know what time it is, there is no Public Enemy without Flavor Flav ”, continues the extract.
At the end of the letter, Flavor Flav added a handwritten note saying, “Hey Bernie, don’t do this !!”
Public enemy: “ Although Chuck is certainly free to express his political opinion as he sees fit – his voice alone does not speak for Public Enemy, ” reads an extract from the letter.
Chuck D (real name: Carlton Ridenhour) added a pointed statement that seemed to indicate that his partnership with Flavor Flav was ending.
Flavor Flav (real name: William Drayton) has been in conflict with the group since 2017, when he sued Chuck D and the group’s management company for royalties and profits from unpaid goods.
“Flavor chooses to dance for its money and not do a caring job like this. He has a year to pull himself together and get back in order or he came out, ” said Chuck D.
Chuck D’s lawyer added: “From a legal standpoint, Chuck could play the role of public enemy if he wanted to; he is the sole owner of the Public Enemy brand. “
Out: ‘Flavor chooses to dance for its money and not to do a benevolent job like that. He has a year to pull himself together and get back in shape or he went out, ” said Chuck D
“He originally designed the logo himself in the mid-80s, is also the group’s creative visionary and lead songwriter, having written the most memorable lines of Flavor,” he added.
Chuck D also fired a few shots at Flavor Flav on Twitter, saying, “ My last drop was a long time ago. ”
“It’s not about BERNIE with Flav … he doesn’t know the difference between BarrySanders or BernieSanders which he doesn’t know either,” said Chuck D.
Last straw: Chuck D also fired a few shots at Flavor Flav on Twitter, saying: “ My last straw was a long time ago ”
‘FLAV refused to support @Sankofa (a social justice organization founded by Harry Belafonte) after @HarryBellafonte inducted us. He doesn’t do that, ”added Chuck.
“So I’m not attacking FLAV on what he doesn’t know. I have to leave him in the cradle, so trying to fill his character with political self-confidence is absolutely stupid, ” he added.
“Obviously, I understand his madness after all this fucking time. Duh you don’t know him in a box of cigars or me either ”, concluded the rapper.
No attack: “So I do not attack FLAV on what he does not know. I have to leave him in the cradle, so trying to fill his character with political steadfastness is absolutely stupid,” he said. added
Understand: “Obviously, I understand his madness after all this fucking time. Duh you don’t know him in a cigar box or me either ”, concluded the rapper