With ‘A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing’, Black Sheep promoted intelligent Afrocentricity and upset hip-hop’s apple carts by refusing to act...
‘Straight Outta Compton’ arrived like a road crash: you couldn’t ignore it. It launched gangsta rap and made the West Coast matter in hip-hop.
On their 2001 debut album, ‘In Search Of…’, hip-hop hitmakers N*E*R*D subverted the genre’s clichés to create a new sound – becoming rock stars in the process.
Revered among hip-hop fans, Adam “MCA” Yauch was many things: a creative force behind Beastie Boys, an activist, and a filmmaker among them.
This marks the first time these remixes and B-sides have ever been released digitally.
The star said: “It’s cool to grow my relationship with Bud Light and collaborate on a merch collection with them."
The playlist is filled with a selection of loose tracks making up the greatest hits that never were throughout the star's career.
‘What’s The 411?’ introduced to the world a fusion of R&B hooks and hip-hop beats.
The Beastie Boys continue their 30th anniversary celebrations of their pioneering release, ‘Paul’s Boutique’, releasing rare digital remixes of ‘Hey Ladies’ and ‘Shadrach’.
‘Follow The Leader’ picked up from where ‘Paid In Full’ left off, ensuring that Eric B & Rakim dominated hip-hop in the 80s.
Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’ was a slow burn at first, but its mind-boggling inventiveness is now rightly hailed as one of the cornerstones of hip-hop.
“Few artists showcase the confluence of so many different elements of ’80s and ’90s subculture better than Beastie Boys,” say the legendary sneaker manufacturers.
The movie will premiere in The Weeknd’s hometown at the Toronto International Film Festival this September.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary ‘Paul’s Boutique’, the Beastie Boys will be releasing six rare EPs from that era on streaming.
The album contains all the tracks previously featured on the artist's EP 'Snacks' in addition to six new songs.
Measuring up to anything laid down a quarter century ago, the best Eric B And Rakim songs remain timeless and hugely influential.