It's impossible to tell the history of any genre in a single article, but these 20 songs provide a roadmap for listening... and further exploration.
“We are so happy Dr. Dre has opened this door so everyone can experience the brilliance of this seminal work.”
The new documentary has been directed by Estevan Oriol and is set for release on the streaming service on 10 April.
The iconic West Coast hip-hop album is among the Library Of Congress’ esteemed 2019 inductees.
On his landmark third album, ‘Me Against The World’, 2Pac reconciled his two selves: the fearless gangsta rapper and the introspective poet.
The chaotic nature of the visual matches the song’s message of how drugs and alcohol unleash the inner monster inside him.
The rapper’s groundbreaking 1995 album includes ‘Dear Mama’, ‘Temptations’ and ‘So Many Tears”.
Released on the cusp of a new millennium, ‘The Slim Shady LP’ found Eminem starting one of the greatest runs in hip-hop history.
With six Grammy Awards, Dr Dre’s respected position at the head of the table as gangsta rap pioneer is rightfully justified.
A pioneer of gangsta rap and the G-funk sound, rapper-producer Dr Dre put West Coast hip-hop on the map. Here are some of is career-defining collaborations
Out now on Young Money Records/Republic Records, the new record marks Wayne’s 5th No. 1 album success on the U.S. Billboard 200 Chart.
From 'Juice', to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile', here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
Along with dropping the new album, he also released a music video for his new single titled, ‘Darkness’.
With a PhD in emotional honesty, she keeps it street and soulful. The best Mary J Blige songs show why the singer remains a unique force in R&B.
From one-hit-wonders to crossover sensations and timeless anthems, the best songs of 1999 defined an era and marked the start of a new millennium.
The record was the long-awaited follow-up to Dre's second album '2001' (from 1999) after the cancellation of the long-planned 'Detox'.