Born Carlton Douglas Ridenhour
I've been in this shit 30 years, too long to just sit and let it be. I'm not going to be the grim reaper. I don't want to be the grim reaper. But people have to stand up and we need some change, and it's time.
( Source: Billboard.com | Chuck D on Hot 97's 'Sloppy Fiasco' Summer Jam: 'Goal is to Change Urban Radio' )
If any one man can do it, my money is on Chuck D.