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Hank Shocklee With Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley

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The Diverse Influence Of The 2013 Rock Hall Inductees

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Hear This Week's Show

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The Horrors (clockwise from left), Public Enemy, and Swans, just a few of the artists featured at this year's All Tomorrow's Parties festival.

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Festival Recap: The Magic Of All Tomorrow's Parties

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Public Enemy performs at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J., on Sunday night.

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Public Enemy In Concert: ATP Festival 2011

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Summer Songs: 'Lean On Me,' 'Fight The Power'

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