From 'Juice', to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile', here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
Helmed by Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings saw the country legend make a stunning return late his career, re-establishing his rebel cred.
LL Cool J’s debut album, ‘Radio’, turned the MC into a hip-hop superstar and put the emerging Def Jam record label on the map.
The first hip-hop album ever to top the ‘Billboard’ 200, ‘Licensed To Ill’ saw Beastie Boys lay the groundwork for the hip-hop world we now live in.
The four titles in the collection are 1985's She's The Boss, Primitive Cool (1987), Wandering Spirit (1993) and Goddess In The Doorway (2001).
Showing that the American roots music dubbed “Americana” had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.
The special 2,500 square foot installation touches down in Long Beach, California in November.
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.
“In the history of hip-hop, no two words have meant more to the culture than Def Jam.”
uDiscover Music celebrates one of the most outstanding rock figureheads with 20 of his finest moments, both as the Heartbreakers' frontman and a solo artist.
The centre-piece of this collaborative offering is an updated rendition of Def Jam’s coveted varsity jacket.
Coming off the back of a confused – and confusing – period ‘Death Magnetic’ found thrash metal pioneers Metallica roaring back to life.
With a hip-hop cover and legendary producer Rick Rubin on board, ZZ Top supercharged their classic boogie rock with their 2012 album, ‘La Futura’.
Due in part to the production skills of Rubin, Slayer had been able to synthesise the first five years of the band’s ever evolving thrash metal journey into a singular piece of...
Having established himself as a hardcore punk agitator with Misfits, Danzig's uncompromising vision lead him to heavy metal and the iconic group Danzig.