With a PhD in emotional honesty, she keeps it street and soulful. The best Mary J Blige songs show why the singer remains a unique force in R&B.
Whitney Houston, The Doobie Brothers and Notorious B.I.G were also inducted in the Hall's Class of 2020.
It's impossible to tell the history of any genre in a single article, but these 20 songs provide a roadmap for listening... and further exploration.
The program will air on HBO and HBO Max and will celebrate the 2020 inductees including Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T-Rex, and more.
Craig Mack, the US rapper and protege of the influential Sean 'P Diddy' Combs who was famous for the song Flava In Ya Ear has died aged 46.
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
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.