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.
Some artists toil their whole careers to make a classic album, while others hit it straight out of the gate, here are some young musicians who got it right.
Time to celebrate mothers and the songs that have celebrated them with a playlist of the best songs about moms for Mother’s Day.
The Chicago Bulls docuseries scores big when it comes to nostalgia, thanks to an effective dose of old-school hip-hop.
“Hip-hop was forever changed by the unique sound and charisma the Beastie Boys brought to the game,” said host LL Cool J.
Stubblefield joined the Godfather's band in 1965 and became one of his two drummers of choice into the early 1970s.
Premiering 10 April, the three-part series will span 35-years, highlighting three legendary photographers who documented the iconic hip-hop label’s artists.
Only the best from the 90s are in this classic hip-hop playlist
“In the history of hip-hop, no two words have meant more to the culture than Def Jam.”
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.
“The credibility he brings to our team is mammoth,” museum chairman of the board Kurtis Blow said.
The two parties are collaborating on exclusive series that will feature variant covers for select collector’s editions of some Urban Legends' most legendary hip-hop releases.
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
Def Leppard, The Cure, Roxy Music, Radiohead and LL Cool J are among this year's shortlist of possible inductees.
The winners will be announced in December, with the induction ceremony taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, on 29 March 2019.
While the clip is brief, the up-tempo ominous track features a small snippet of lyrics, with Eminem rapping the sinister verse “knock knock, let the devil in”.