‘Expansion Team’ was Dilated Peoples’ most commercially successful album, beloved by fans with a fondness for hip-hop’s Golden Age.
The new collection includes landmark tracks by Gang Starr, Eminem, Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg and many more.
Guru and DJ Premier are among hip-hop’s most iconic duos, with albums like ‘Hard To Earn’ and songs like ‘Mass Appeal’. Here are their best songs.
Jeru the Damaja is a Brooklyn rapper affiliated with rap duo Gang Starr and known for classic solo albums like The Sun Rises in the East.
With a legacy nothing short of legendary, Gang Starr are considered to be one of the finest DJ/MC partnerships Hip Hop has ever been witness to.
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.
Trailing the new record, the hip-hop pioneers' new single, 'Bad Name' is released today.
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.
“This record means so much to me. It’s a continuation of what I never wanted to end” DJ Premier says of the track.
Gang Starr laid the blueprint for grassroots hip-hop and all stayed true to their mission of being “dedicated ministers of underground sound”.
Vikki Tobak, author of the book ‘Contact High: A Visual History Of Hip-Hop’ talks hip-hop’s forgotten legacy in photographs and her new exhibition.
Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary 3-LP reissue of Guru’s Jazzmatazz Volume 1, Urban Legends has premiered a new lyric video for the track 'No Time To Play'.
Guru's hybrid album of jazz and rap, Jazzmatazz Vol. 1 celebrates its 25th anniversary with a deluxe 3-LP edition featuring instrumentals, remixes and more.
Released on the Rawkus imprint in 2000, 'Lyricist Lounge 2' amplified the "backpacker rap" scene and its obsession with collaboration and improvisation.