Many record labels run by musicians have been little more than vanity imprints, but the most important of them have pioneered artists’ rights in the music industry.
Before hip-hop and R&B got together, the rap ballad showed the softer side of hip-hop. The best hip-hop love songs prove that MCs need love too.
The counterculture icon chronicled the early days of hip-hop and the downtown arts scene.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Good Eats Program to provide meals to food-insecure children.
The best Rob Zombie songs take a trip through the eye-opening career of the larger-than-life heavy metal legend.
Proceeds will go to a global relief fund established by Live Nation for crew members who have lost income due to the COVID pandemic.
Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
A musically-diverse collection of 29 singles and albums made the cut.
The cover comes as part of the duo’s Hanukkah Sessions series where a different Jewish artist is covered for each night of the holiday.
Tracing their entire career, these Beastie Boys photos capture the group as hardcore punks, 70s throwbacks and “appropriately” attired jazz cats.
The Go-Go’s documentary also received the honor of Most Compelling Living Subjects Of A Documentary.
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.
The animated ‘Public Enemy Number Won’ follows the group’s latest album.
Showing that the American roots music dubbed ‘Americana’ had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.
The best Beastie Boys songs catch one of hip-hop’s most inventive and charismatic groups constantly pushing the boundaries and reinventing themselves.