The event is free with a WMC badge, but I plan on tryin to sneak in anyways, should be easy since they're not charging for the event. Still, the session is planned to be intimate and seating is first-come, first-served, so no guarantees, folks.
Here's an excerpt from a 2006 Chuck D blog post that appears on Public Enemy's website.
I've been writing these Terrordomes since 1998, before things like
these we're being called 'blogs'. This look in from the outside was
seized and cherished the minute I discovered the digital road to do so.
I've done a lot of commentary on what I've seen across these past eight
years of analog to digital. As expected I've seen some of the same
characters who rebelled against this business practices into this
space; via email, crackberry, SMS, into Myspace, now the masses and the
labels get it. The past week while on PE's 55th tour in Europe, Air
America Radio goes bankrupt for reorganization (my On The Real radio
show), Tower Records (my label SLAMjamz largest supporter for national
CD/DVD distribution) goes bankrupt and liquidates, and ELEMENTAL
magazine (my monthly printed article and advertising periodical) sells
to another publisher. No fret, as a life in the entertainment biz
prepares one for things to open and close like a play. Gotta keep a
lotta irons in the fire, thus this iss where a business is different
from a j-o-b.