With ‘Love Angel Music Baby’, Gwen Stefani eschewed the usual confessional singer-songwriter solo statement and doubled down on unabashed pop.
A coming-of-age tale set to thumping bass and wheezing synths, ‘Kaleidoscope’ saw Kelis set the standard for a new era of experimental R&B.
A “lost album” of the 00s, Kelis’ Neptunes-produced ‘Wanderland’ foretold the fusion of pop and hip-hop, and more then deserves its due.
From her decades-long alt.rock dominance with No Doubt to boundary-pushing solo work, the best Gwen Stefani songs reveal an artist who refuses to settle.
A decade in the making, ‘Watch The Throne found the two titans of hip-hop, Kanye West and Jay-Z, joining up to create hip-hop’s grand spectacle.
From his pioneering work with The Neptunes, to N*E*R*D and solo albums, Pharrell Williams has become music’s top producer, pushing the envelope of pop.
The much-acclaimed album features the singles ‘Good Stuff’, ‘Get Along with You’ and the signature track ‘Caught Out There’.
Daft Punk's sophomore album 'Discovery' made such a mark that it inspired an entire disc of remixes.
Eurythmics, Mariah Carey, Rick Nowels, The Neptunes and Motown's William 'Mickey' Stevenson are also included in the Class of 2020.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced their 2020 nominees that include R.E.M, Steve Miller and production-songwriting duo The Neptunes.
With the coming of the new millennium it was obvious that hip-hop had come a long way and now became a commercial powerhouse in mainstream culture.