Though less than a decade old, Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ is widely regarded as a pop classic, and proved that Katy had both star quality and staying power.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
Snoop Dogg’s versatility and omnipresence in hip-hop has been much like Tory Lanez’s today: versatile and prolific, both are masters with staying power.
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
For those who like to buck tradition, these 20 cool Christmas songs provides an alternative selection to the standard seasonal fare.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
Snoop Dogg will be included in the recording category and will receive the 2651st star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Brilliant and inventive, George Clinton’s debut solo album, ‘Computer Games’, was a funky return to form from the P-Funk mastermind.
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
Spawning megastars such as Snoop Dogg, 2Pac and Eminem, 90s hip-hop marked the point when the music came out of the suburbs and took over the world.
Unlike most other eras, the notion of 90s music is hard to pin down. Oddball and eclectic, the decade defies easy categorisation, but it’s this cross-pollination of sounds that left a boundary-breaking...
‘Efil4zaggin’ was more than a full stop to NWA's career. It bridged hip-hop's early golden age and the sound that would dominate the West Coast in the 90s.
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.
The self-titled fifth album by the Commodores will be released as a vinyl LP and in a special blue vinyl collectors' edition by UMe on 16 June 2017.