‘Goo’ challenged the idea of what a mainstream rock album could be without sacrificing the experimentalism that earned Sonic Youth a devoted cult following.
“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.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.
Long before there were million-dollar studios or Pro Tools, there were great singing voices, whether they came out of barbershop quartets, Baptist churches or street corner doo-wop groups.
“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”.
LL Cool J is launching a new channel 'Rock The Bells Radio' on SiriusXM, dedicated to pioneering hip-hop sounds from the 1970s, 80s and 90s.
Stubblefield joined the Godfather's band in 1965 and became one of his two drummers of choice into the early 1970s.
Luke Bryan is set to perform two songs live on US TV in tribute to Kennedy Center Honoree Lionel Richie in Washington DC on 26 December
Nina Simone, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Bon Jovi are to be inducted into the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio
Hip-hop pioneer LL Cool J, singer-songwriter Lionel Richie and others have been honoured with the prestigious Kennedy Center Award for 2017