Combining groove with a sense of songcraft, drummers are the driving force of any group. Here we present the best female drummers of all time.
From 'Juice', to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile', here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
The best Rob Zombie songs take a trip through the eye-opening career of the larger-than-life heavy metal legend for whom where are truly no boundaries.
Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
Standing as their final work, ‘Hot Sauce Committee Part Two’ remains a perfect end point to Beastie Boys’ career, but leaves a question of what may have been.
Putting away the mics and dusting off the vintage instruments, ‘The Mix-Up’ found Beastie Boys paying homage to all their influences at once.
With ‘To The 5 Boroughs’, Beastie Boys addressed their hometown’s post-9/11 devastation while kicking old-school jams that sought to recapture the good times.
Ranging from hardcore punk to jazz instrumentals and their trademark DIY hip-hop, ‘Ill Communication’ found Beasties defining a decade.
Tracing their entire career, these Beastie Boys photos capture the group as hardcore punks, 70s throwbacks and “appropriately” attired jazz cats.
The Beastie Boys’ 'Check Your Head' changed the course of hip hop, creating the blueprint for all rap-rock strivers to come.
Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’ was a slow burn at first, but its mind-boggling inventiveness is now rightly hailed as one of the cornerstones of hip-hop.
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.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
The first hip-hop album ever to top the ‘Billboard’ 200, ‘Licensed To Ill’ saw Beastie Boys lay the groundwork for the hip-hop world we now live in.
Showing that the American roots music dubbed “Americana” had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.