‘Doing something more than just talk; we all share that common goal,’ said Willie ‘Prophet’ Stiggers.
Attrell Cordes, better known as Prince Be, the co-founder of hit 1990s duo P.M. Dawn, died on 17 June, 2016 in New Jersey at the age of 46.
Guitarist John Berry, a founding member of hip-hop pioneers the Beastie Boys, died 19 May. He was 52 and had been suffering from dementia.
Released on the Rawkus imprint in 2000, 'Lyricist Lounge 2' amplified the "backpacker rap" scene and its obsession with collaboration and improvisation.
Released in 1997, Company Flow’s ‘Funcrusher Plus’ pushed hip-hop’s envelope, laying the groundwork for the boldly experimental music that would follow.
Released in 2004, Ghostface Killah’s ‘Fishscale’ was part of a stunning run that was hip-hop’s equivalent to Stevie Wonder in the 70s, or Dylan in the 60s.
Jeru The Damaja's confident and coolly crafted 1966 album 'Wrath Of The Math' made No.3 on the hip-hop chart and Top 40 on 'Billboard'.
We’ve put together our pick of the best hip hop albums. Take a look and find out whether an album you love has made it onto our top 10 hip hop albums.
Hip-Hop artists have always waged war on conventional music – and each other. Braggadocio is always there, but it got out of control and ended in tragedy.
Hip-hop had waited four years for 'Moment Of Truth', an album on which everything Gang Starr strove for is present and utterly correct.
Straight Outta Compton, the gritty biopic telling the story of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A, makes it to DVD and Blu-ray on 11 January 2016.
Released on 8 January 2016, the Straight Outta Compton soundtrack is a West Coast hip-hop greatest hits, featuring N.W.A, Ice Cube, Easy-E and Dr Dre
The Game returns with his most ambitious statements yet: ‘The Documentary 2’ and ‘The Documentary 2.5’, solidifying his status as hip-hop royalty.
London-born rapper-singer Maverick Sabre will release his new album ‘Innerstanding’ on Virgin EMI on October 30, and will tour the UK in November.
Hip-hop giants Public Enemy's intimate 2014 performance at London’s Metropolis Studios will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, CD and vinyl on September 4, 2015.
The new global hip-hop/R&B campaign from Universal Music Group on iTunes includes ‘2001,’ the landmark multi-platinum set by Dr. Dre from November 1999.