2Pac, Biggie, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Missy, Outkast, Dre, Snoop: The 90s were a decade in which hip hop became one of the biggest genres in the world.
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Decades into his career, Jay Z can truly claim to run the town. We look at his best collaborations, from Kanye West to Rihanna.
Thanks to technological loopholes of the CD, bands could include Easter eggs on their albums. Here are ten hidden tracks worth breaking out your Discman for.
The best Motown songs are timeless soul classics that capture everything it means to be in love, to suffer heartbreak – and to want to dance with abandon.
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Whether through their direct messages or a knack for creating effervescent, life-affirming pop, these musicians have all helped change the world.
An introduction to a group that seamlessly balances gritty American stories packaged in glitter-soaked performances.
Cinematic and bursting with emotional honesty, Lana Del Rey is one of the most compelling, original voices of her generation.
Eric Dolphy erupted like lightning across the jazz horizon, playing with a startling, jagged, incandescent fire. These are his best tracks.
Hailed as America’s band, The Beach Boys gave the world so much more than the surf-pop that made their name – as the best Beach Boys songs reveal.
The familiar bonds of fatherhood can be both joyous and complicated. From loving tributes to cathartic confessions, here are the best Father’s Day songs.
Ten historic quotes from the first decade or so of Brian and the Beach Boys’ worldwide acclaim.
With a host of top 10 hits, No.1 albums, and platinum plaques, Ne-Yo has proven his abilities as a hitmaker who stretches the confines of genre.
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In the year that marked grunge's commercial arrival, a diverse set of albums had a major impact.