Over the past decade, Drake has redefined rap’s sound and the way we consume pop music.
A lost album of the 00s, Kelis’ Neptunes-produced ‘Wanderland’ foretold the fusion of pop and hip-hop.
The best Lil Wayne songs find the self-proclaimed 'best rapper alive' mastering hooks, dominating guest spots, and out-rapping the competition with ease.
The best Tupac songs reveal a complex body of work straddling mediations on life and death, party jams, and some of the most thoughtful hip-hop in history.
The ‘Comeback Season’ mixtape is not only a testament to Drake’s longevity, but to how long he’s been on top with his versatile approach to hip-hop & R&B.
The fourth entry in Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter’ series arrived after a period of superstardom, imprisonment, and experimentation.
A decade in the making, ‘Watch The Throne found the two titans of hip-hop, Kanye West and Jay-Z, joining up to create hip-hop’s grand spectacle.
In its quest for a fresh start, Tame Impala’s ‘Currents’ reveals layers of hope, uncertainty and anxiety beneath its warm, inviting surface.
‘The Tipping Point’ is populated by hip-hop’s forgotten heroes, and catches The Roots still finding their place in the pop culture pantheon.
‘Scorpion’ allowed Drake to showcase both sides of his personality: the tough-talking MC and the vulnerable R&B singer, all in one slick package.
‘Yeezus’ is proof that hip-hop can take any form. Kanye West’s exercise in minimalism was polarizing to some, but uncompromising in its sonic mission.
With ‘Rebirth,’ Lil Wayne threw down the rap-rock gauntlet, resulting in one of the most unlikely success stories – and influential albums – of the 2010s.
Having owned the early 00s with their unstoppable run of singles, ‘The END’ was both a comeback and a victory lap for The Black Eyed Peas.
A decade after his trailblazing debut, ‘The Art Of Storytelling’ saw Slick Rick return to the hip-hop fold with some new tales to tell.
With ‘The Marshall Mathers LP,’ Eminem catapulted rap to the forefront of the pop world and proved himself hip-hop’s greatest instigator.