Ridenhour, Carlton Douglas
Born: Aug 01, 1960 AD
Currently alive, at 55 years of age.
1960 - Chuck D, born Carlton Douglas Ridenhour on August 1st in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, is one of the most influential figures to grace the scene of hip hop.
1987 - He founded the hip hop group, Public Enemy, which radically changed the face of the new, rising genre of hip hop.
1988 - Public Enemy released the album It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. That is considered the greatest hip hop album in history.
1997 - Appeared in the films, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn and Rhyme & Reason.
2000 - Became one of the foremost public supporters of MP3 and file-sharing technology, much to the music industry's chagrin.
- Chuck D has become an advocate of the promotion of MP3 technology.
2004 - Liberal Radio (Air America Radio) co-host.
- Starred in the movie, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy.
2005 - Appeared in the film Fuck.
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