Hip-hop’s original storyteller, Slick Rick has carried the narrative torch for over three decades. The best Slick Rick songs reveal how.
The various MCs and entertainers performed ‘Just a Friend.’
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.
‘What’s The 411?’ introduced to the world a fusion of R&B hooks and hip-hop beats.
Known as “The Clown Prince of Hip-Hop,” Biz Markie’s larger-than-life persona was equally matched by his musical brilliance.
Hip-Hop artists have always waged war on conventional music – and each other. Braggadocio is always there, but it got out of control and ended in tragedy.