A threat of kicking Public Enemy hype man of 37 years, Flavor Flav out of the group turned into reality in less than 24 hours. Yesterday (March. 2), the group confirmed they would be "moving forward" without Flavor Flav after 37 years. It all started when Flavor Flav sent a cease and desist letter to Bernie Sanders in response to a Chuck D-led concert for the Sanders campaign in Los Angeles.In a statement to Pitchfork, the legendary group said, “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.”
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Prior to the cease and desist sent to the Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, Flavor Flav condemned the use of the Public Enemy brand as an endorsement for Bernie Sanders.