Common hit reset on hip-hop with his ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ album, paying tribute to the black trailblazers who came before him.
Poetic and provocative, Common rose from underground hip-hop to become the music’s fiercest custodian. The best Common songs reveal how.
A watershed moment in hip-hop, ‘Things Fall Apart’ combined the raw energy of The Roots’ live shows with peerless production to birth a classic album.
Academy Award-winner Common is set to executive produce the untitled project.
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.
Cannily deployed to create touching moments and forge connections, the best romantic comedy songs have defined iconic romcoms.
J Dilla’s death robbed the world of a talent it was only just beginning to comprehend. Here are just a few of his greatest productions.
The star-studded online event on February 6 features the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Julie Andrews and more.
Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
‘Celebrate Georgia’ will build excitement ahead of the January 5th senate runoff election.
The broadcast special will air on Saturday, December 19, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC in the United States and CTV in Canada.
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 project includes contributions from Lenny Kravitz, Stevie Wonder, Chuck D, Black Thought, and more.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
The rapper will join the likes of Ari Lennox, Tiwa Savage, and Bootsy Collins for the global festival’s 15th year.