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Public Enemy fire Flavor Flav following Bernie Sanders clash

The group said they would be "moving forward" without Flavor Flav

Public Enemy have fired Flavor Flav following a disagreement over hopeful US presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders.

Founding member of hip-hop group Public Enemy, alongside Chuck D, Flavor Flav has been in the group for 37-years, and issued a cease and desist over Public Enemy performing at a Bernie Sanders rally in Los Angeles.

In light of the cease and desist order, Public Enemy issued a statement to Pitchfork announcing that they would be "moving forward" without Flavor Flav

In the statement, Public Enemy wrote: “Public Enemy and Public Enemy Radio will be moving forward without Flavor Flav. We thank him for his years of service and wish him well.” 

The Democratic runner up was joined by Public Enemy’s Chuck D for the Get Out to Vote concert held at the LA Convention Centre in California on Sunday, 1st March. The rally came two days before Super Tuesday, during which a majority of US states hold primary elections. 

Read the full article from Pitchfork here

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