Even before the advent of streaming, musicians rewrote the rules and delighted fans with surprise albums. Here are some that shook the industry.
Recorded in a record two weeks, ‘ye’ was a typically idiosyncratic work that saw Kanye West return to the soul samples with which he made his name.
To mark the 25th anniversary of 'Ill Communication', Beastie Boys members Mike “D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz appear in the short documentary, 'Still Ill: 25 Years of Ill Communication'.
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.
Following the news of their joint tour this summer, Mary J Blige and Nas debuted their new track, ‘Thriving’.
In anticipation of the summer dates, the two artists also shared an unlikely mash-up between Blink’s smash hit ‘What’s My Age Again’ and Lil Wayne’s 2008 hit, ‘A Milli’.
The track also features prominently on the recent 'For The Throne' compilation album.
‘Homicide’ arrives after the pair first linked up when Logic opened for Eminem during his Hawaii shows.
Originally released in 2004, the record features the hits ‘She Wants To Move, ‘Maybe,’ and ‘Jump'.
The 2019 Billboard Music Awards returned to the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, 1 May, with Drake breaking the record for the most awards.
Jaden Smith has been cast to play a young version of Kanye West in a forthcoming Showtime anthology series titled ‘Omniverse’.
The eclectic festival takes place at Austin’s Zilker Park over two weekends: 4-6 October and 11-13 October.
The Brit Award-nominated artist's new album. 'The Book Of Traps And Lessons' is set for release on 14 June.
'Baby' features on Giggs' recently-released album, 'Big Bad...', which has attracted widespread critical acclaim.
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.