Harry Allen

#108308
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
27, 1964
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
27, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

Activist and journalist often referred to as The Media Assassin who is most famous for his affiliation with pioneering hip-hop act Public Enemy, having appeared on several of the group's songs. He has served as an advisor to the Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University.

Before Fame

He grew up in Harlem, New York. He attended Adelphi University, where he met Public Enemy's Chuck D in an animation class.

Trivia

He was a very early proponent of the internet and created the webzine Rap Dot Com in the early 90's.

Family Life

He married Zakiya Allen.

Associated With

He co-founded the Rhythm Cultural Institute with rapper KRS-One and others.