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
There have been few stars as outrageously controversial as Eminem, but who was the real Marshall Mathers and who was Slim Shady?
The bill features special guests including Warren G, Tha Dogg Pound, Versatile, Obie Trice & D12.
Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
The new album features an all-female list of musicians and tells the stories of 13 women whose lives have been unduly overlooked.
Thanks to technological loopholes of the CD, bands could include Easter eggs on their albums. Here are 10 hidden tracks worth breaking out your Discman for.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
Spawning megastars such as Snoop Dogg, 2Pac and Eminem, 90s hip-hop marked the point when the music came out of the suburbs and took over the world.
‘Efil4zaggin’ was more than a full stop to NWA's career. It bridged hip-hop's early golden age and the sound that would dominate the West Coast in the 90s.
On ‘Relapse’, Eminem returned in full force, proving himself one of the most formidable rappers in the world, with one of his most extreme collections yet.
It’s been over 15 years since Eminem released his record-breaking album, ‘The Eminem Show’ on 26 May 2002 and it’s now become part of the hip-hop cannon.
A history of Blaxploitation film soundtracks that helped define the genre, and the musicians who asserted their street cred by writing their scores.
Snoop Dogg’s versatility and omnipresence in hip-hop has been much like Tory Lanez’s today: versatile and prolific, both are masters with staying power.
Anyone wondering how to navigate hip-hop’s five decades needs some signposts to help point the way. uDiscover presents the history of hip-hop in 20 Songs.
Released on the cusp of a new millennium, ‘The Slim Shady LP’ found Eminem starting one of the greatest runs in hip-hop history.
Originally released in February 1999, 'The Slim Shady LP' turned Eminem from an underground rapper into a high-profile celebrity.