A history of Blaxploitation film soundtracks that helped define the genre, and the musicians who asserted their street cred by writing their scores.
From 'Juice', to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile', here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
The murders of hip-hop superstars Tupac Shakur (aka 2Pac) and Notorious B.I.G (aka Biggie Smalls) are examined in a new US TV special on Fox
Former Sex Pistol Steve Jones is to win a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for his longtime role as a Los Angeles radio personality.
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.