A pioneer of gangsta rap and the G-funk sound, rapper-producer Dr. Dre put West Coast hip-hop on the map. Here are some of his career-defining collaborations.
One of New York’s finest street rappers tranformed his raw stories into indelible hits. These are just a few of his greatest moments.
On his sophomore solo album, ‘2001’, Dr. Dre was back for the throne with a new generation of talent and a record that would define an era.
With a knack for reinvention that has made him one of the longest-lasting rappers of all time, the best Snoop Dogg songs show that his art has no bounds.
The pre-eminent hip-hop label for the better part of the last three and a half decades, the best Def Jam songs define the evolution of the genre.
On his solo debut album, ‘The Chronic’, Dr Dre fused his hardcore hip-hop roots with funk stylings, creating an entire hip-hop movement in the process.
The only album 2pac released with his group Thug Life, celebrates its 25th anniversary with reissue on 22 November.
It’s been over 15 years since Eminem released his record-breaking album, ‘The Eminem Show’ on 26 May 2002 and it’s now become part of the hip-hop cannon.
Released on the Rawkus imprint in 2000, 'Lyricist Lounge 2' amplified the "backpacker rap" scene and its obsession with collaboration and improvisation.