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.
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.
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
Dire Straits, Kate Bush, LL Cool J, Nina Simone and Bon Jovi are among the artists nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 2018
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.
A new batch of 180 gram, heavyweight vinyl editions of classic hip-hop albums is out now as part of Universal’s Back To Black reissue series.
My Thang’ may not come to mind instantly as one of James Brown's best-known tunes, but the riff and the groove are immediately familiar.
With the coming of the new millennium it was obvious that hip-hop had come a long way and now became a commercial powerhouse in mainstream culture.
With the likes of DMX, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Nelly, and 2Pac all selling albums in their tens of millions, hip-hop around the early 1990s became a game changer.