Concert Reviews

Public Enemy at the Ogden Theatre, 12/8/12


Flava Flav was in top form last night at the Ogden Theatre, from hamming it up informing everybody that Manny Pacquaio got knocked out in the sixth round to sharing the story of how he came to wearing the ever-present iconic clock around his neck. But it was when he grabbed the bass at one point during the set and slapped the strings with his gold-ringed fingers precisely thumping out the bassline for "Welcome to the Terrordome" that had the crowd fired up, and they were equally as awed when he stepped behind the drum kit and banged out the beat for "Time Bomb" and later went into an impressive solo during "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos."

See also: - Review: Public Enemy at the Ogden, 2/19/11 - Q&A: Chuck D on Public Enemy's groundbreaking debut, Yo! Bum Rush the Show - Profile: Enemy of the People, 12/9/94

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