The best Beastie Boys songs catch one of hip-hop’s most inventive and charismatic groups constantly pushing the boundaries and reinventing themselves.
Anyone wondering how to navigate hip-hop’s five decades needs some signposts to help point the way. uDiscover presents the history of hip-hop in 20 Songs.
Released on the Rawkus imprint in 2000, 'Lyricist Lounge 2' amplified the "backpacker rap" scene and its obsession with collaboration and improvisation.
Released in 2004, Ghostface Killah’s ‘Fishscale’ was part of a stunning run that was hip-hop’s equivalent to Stevie Wonder in the 70s, or Dylan in the 60s.