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
A nine-storey mural depicting blues giant Muddy Waters has been unveiled in Chicago, as part of the Chicago Blues Festival.
Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen has been tapped to direct the new Tupac Shakur documentary, authorized by the family estate.
Lenny Kravitz will perform a tribute to Prince at the Rock Hall of Fame, along with other guests Alicia Keys, Pharrell and Dhani Harrison.
Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra and Joan Baez will all join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2017.
Hip-Hop artists have always waged war on conventional music – and each other. Braggadocio is always there, but it got out of control and ended in tragedy.