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A Timeline Of The Throne: How Kanye West & Jay Z's Album Came To Be
Watch The Throne was a blockbuster album, spawning big singles ("Otis," "N*ggas In Paris"), an ambitious tour, and a fair amount of acclaim.
By The Numbers: Kendrick Lamar's "Section.80" 5 Years Later
Kendrick Lamar earned himself a passionate following through his many mixtape releases, and later found huge critical acclaim through the release of his two densely conceptual major label releases, good kid, MAAD city, and To Pimp A Butterfly, but for many, it
Jay Z Shares Official "Reasonable Doubt" Documentary For 20th Anniversary
Jay Z's debut album, Reasonable Doubt, celebrates its 20th anniversary today, and while the album has been celebrated in various pieces throughout the week, Hov has now found his own way to look back at the project, sharing an official documentary on the makin
Classic Rotation: The Roots' "Do You Want More?!!!??!"
In the 1990s, jazz-influenced rap was much more abundant than it is today.
Read Kendrick Lamar's Letter To Tupac On The 19th Anniversary Of His Death
Kendrick Lamar has always made an effort to pay tribute to Tupac Shakur -- always citing the late rapper as one of his greatest influences, and even featuring his voice on his latest album, To Pimp A Butterfly, creating a mock interview at the end of the album
21 Rappers That Were Influenced By Nas' "Illmatic"
Illmatic turns 21 years old today, and since we can't buy it a drink, we've decided to take a look at 21 rappers who were influenced directly by the album.
Wiz Khalifa Discusses Why "Kush & OJ" Is Viewed As A Classic On Its 5th Anniversary
Wiz Khalifa has been putting out music since 2005, but it wasn't until 2010 that he had his major breakthrough with Kush & OJ, a mixtape that celebrates its fifth anniversary today.
Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar Guest At Game's "The Documentary" 10th Anniversary Concert
Game's debut album, The Documentary just celebrated its tenth anniversary this weekend, and on top of making hip hop heads world-wide feel old, the Compton rapper decided to toast the occasion with a special concert.
Game To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of "The Documentary" With Special Concert
Game dropped his debut album, The Documentary on January 18th, 2005, and if you were old enough to buy the album then, you'll probably feel pretty old when you realize it's celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2 weeks.
Beyonce "Yours And Mine" Short Film
Beyonce is celebrating the one-year anniversary of dropping her game-changing self-titled visual album by releasing a short retrospective film titled "Yours And Mine." The black and white video piece is narrated by the Queen Bey, who comments on her youth and
Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports Celebrates One Year Anniversary
Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports agency decided to go big for their first-year anniversary, by taking over New York's Times Square with a massive banner.
Nas Performs "One Love/Represent" With The National Symphony Orchestra
Nas' debut album, widely considered one of the defining statements of the genre, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Classic Rotation: MF Doom & Madlib's "Madvillainy" 10 Years Later
On certain occasions obscure and experimental sounds explode into something extraordinary.
March 9th (Biggie Tribute) DJ Premier Feat. Stage Soul Music
As you may be aware, the legendary Notorious B.I.G.'s death anniversary is coming up this Sunday, on March 9th. DJ Premier has let go a new tribute he produced for the late MC, with very smooth vocals from a singer by the name of Stage Soul Music.
Slick Rick Shares "The Great Adventures of Slick Rick" Tour Dates
Slick Rick's debut, The Great Adventures of Slick Rick celebrated its 20th anniversary back in November, and in (Slightly delayed) celebration of the event, Rick has announced a U.S. tour.
Top 15 "Apache" Samples: The Evolution Of One Of Hip Hop's Most Well Known Instrumentals
Hip Hop’s favorite sample has the least Hip Hop origins. Jerry Lordan, a British RAF veteran and part-time songwriter, was inspired by the story Massai - who was the last Apache left after Chief Geronimo surrendered New Mexico to the United States.
Nas To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of "Illmatic"
Just the other week we heard Nas' take on the possibility of releasing a sequel to his critically acclaimed debut album Illmatic. With the 20th anniversary of the album right around the corner, Illmatic talk continues to rise day by day.
Cast & Crew Of "Juice" Share An Oral History Of The Film
The movie "Juice" remains a classic when it comes to hip-hop dramas/gangster flicks, even, or perhaps especially, 22 years later.