Public Enemy have dropped a new song/video, entitled “State of the Union (STFU).” The track takes on on Donald Trump and his “fascist regime”. The legendary rappers are giving away the song to fans for free at www.publicenemy.com. It is also available to stream on all major DSPs worldwide. “State of the Union (STFU)” was produced by DJ Premier.
An unflinching statement about the destruction the current administration has unleashed on the country and its people, “State of the Union (STFU)” speaks truth to power while urging people to fight against racism, injustice and oppression with their vote.
It’s the latest in a string of powerful messages about Trump from PE frontman Chuck D, who has addressed Trump’s policies and rhetoric for the past several years through his work with Prophets of Rage and as a solo artist. “Our collective voices keep getting louder. The rest of the planet is on our side. But it’s not enough to talk about change. You have to show up and demand change,” says Chuck D. “Folks gotta vote like their lives depend on it, ‘cause it does.” “Public Enemy tells it like it is,” added Flavor Flav. “It’s time for him to GO.”