Reflecting and commenting on the world around them, the most gifted and charismatic MCs have taken the politics of hip-hop into the mainstream.
The only album 2pac released with his group Thug Life, celebrates its 25th anniversary with reissue on 22 November.
A pioneer of gangsta rap and the G-funk sound, rapper-producer Dr Dre put West Coast hip-hop on the map. Here are some of is career-defining collaborations
Director John Singleton left behind more than just a cinematic legacy; his soundtracks brought the black experience to life on the big screen.
From art house shorts to visionary stylings and tongue-in-cheek parodies, here are the Top 20 decade-defining 90s music videos.
Spawning megastars such as Snoop Dogg, 2Pac and Eminem, 90s hip-hop marked the point when the music came out of the suburbs and took over the world.
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 familiar bonds of fatherhood can be both joyous and complicated. From loving tributes to cathartic confessions, here are the best Father’s Day songs.
From country to rock, jazz to hip-hop, these personas embody a specific moment in an artist’s development.
The landmark album was released just seven months before 2Pac’s death, at the age of just 25.
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.
Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. was 2Pac's first certified platinum album, where he perfected his flow and claimed his throne in hip hop royalty.
Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
Whether you’re looking for old-school beats or this generation’s cultural game-changers, the best hip-hop music gifts have everything you need.
Only the best from the 90s are in this classic hip-hop playlist