2Pac, Biggie, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Missy, Outkast, Dre, Snoop: The 90s were a decade in which hip hop became one of the biggest genres in the world.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.
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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.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution.
Ranging from hardcore punk to jazz instrumentals and their trademark DIY hip-hop, ‘Ill Communication’ found Beasties defining a decade.
The deluxe edition of ‘Since I Left You’ is set to arrive on June 4.
Standing as their final work, ‘Hot Sauce Committee Part Two’ remains a perfect endpoint to Beastie Boys’ career, but leaves a question of what may have been.
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Reflecting his eclectic tastes, Rick Rubin’s American Recordings label covered metal, rock, country, and all points in between, establishing its founder as music’s ultimate auteur in the 90s.