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 is career-defining collaborations
Wearing its crown well, ‘King & Queen’ saw Otis Redding team up with Carla Thomas for a laidback and playful album that included the hit single ‘Tramp’.
‘A Hard Road’ is one of the cornerstones of the 60s British blues boom, and made the UK Top 10 for John Mayall in March 1967.
The '50s rock 'n' roller was the motivation for the Pistols' fifth consecutive UK top ten single
The record went on to become the first album designated as thrash metal to go platinum in the US.
The landmark album was released just seven months before 2Pac’s death, at the age of just 25.
The group were climbing the charts with 'Fun, Fun, Fun' as the LP it opened, 'Shut Down Volume 2,' was released on 2 March 1964.
An influence on everyone from Brian May to Slash and Johnny Marr, Rory Gallagher was Ireland’s first rock god – the country’s Hendrix and Clapton in one.
With ‘Anatomical Venus’, Black Moth created something visceral and transcendent that repsected the past yet fizzed with contemporary energy.
In 1956, Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle decided to work with a string quartet; inspired by Frank’s love of classical music that led to 'Close To You'.
Beck Hansen has never sought to seize the commercial mainstream, but in 1994, the commercial mainstream seized him and the result was pure 'Mellow Gold'.
Our tribute to arguably the greatest rock singer, from Who classics and live favourites to more recent solo projects.
An “off-the-cuff” recording that still packs a punch, the debut Rush album set the Canadian three-piece on one of rock’s most long-lasting careers.
Featuring the career-defining single ‘Down Down’,‘ On The Level’ was crammed with potential hits that took Status Quo to the top of the UK charts in 1975.
The 1978 album that included 'Every Kinda People' had another A-list of Palmer collaborators.
In every aspect, ‘Beaucoup Fish’ found Underworld working at the cutting edge, cementing their reputation as the all-conquering heroes of electronica.