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 his career-defining collaborations.
Strictly 4 My N.****Z. was 2Pac's first certified platinum album, where he perfected his flow and claimed his throne in hip hop royalty.
2Pac's 2007 releases, 'THUG' and 'LIFE,' have been released on vinyl as 'The Best Of 2Pac' featuring classic songs and remixes.
Director John Singleton left behind more than just a cinematic legacy; his soundtracks brought the black experience to life on the big screen.
The best Tupac songs reveal a complex body of work straddling mediations on life and death, party jams, and some of the most thoughtful hip-hop in history.
The YouTube Originals documentary chronicles the iconic California festival and its legendary performances.
The West Coast rapper was known for his socially aware gangsta rap and renowned as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
On his landmark third album, ‘Me Against The World’, 2Pac reconciled his two selves: the fearless gangsta rapper and the introspective poet.
The rapper’s groundbreaking 1995 album includes ‘Dear Mama’, ‘Temptations’ and ‘So Many Tears”.
From 'Juice', to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile', here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
The best Tupac Shakur Christmas gifts reflect the passion and creativity of a prolific artist whose legacy still looms large over hip-hop and pop culture.
The only album 2pac released with his group Thug Life, celebrates its 25th anniversary with reissue on 22 November.
In the late 90s, ‘Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star’ forged a new path in which culture and unity took precedence over hip-hop’s beefs and disses.
A history of Blaxploitation film soundtracks that helped define the genre, and the musicians who asserted their street cred by writing their scores.
From awards-laden lyricists to those whose creativity has reached new heights of expression, these musicians could – and should – be considered poets.