Ludacris Becomes a Star With ‘Back for the First Time': Oct. 17 in Hip-Hop History
Whodini becomes the first hip-hop act to chart in the Top 40, Deltron 3030 visits the dystopian future, Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek team up, Ludacris drops his major label debut, and Eminem and Wyclef Jean are born.
Mos Def Drops a Hip-Hop Classic: Oct. 12 in Hip-Hop History
George Clinton paints the white house black, Spice 1 is 'Immortalized,' Warren G wants it all, Salt-N-Pepa continue to prove they're 'Very Necessary.'
A Tribe Called Quest Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
One of the most respected, influential groups in hip-hop history, ATCQ's legacy continues to thrive.
10 Worst Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Rap Snubs
From LL Cool J to MC Lyte, here are some of the worst Rock & Roll Hall of Fame hip-hop snubs.
Black Thought Is Born: Oct. 3 in Hip-Hop History
MC Lyte establishes herself as a premier emcee, Scarface releases a slept-on banger, VH1 pays proper homage to hip-hop, and Black Thought is born.
Souls of Mischief Drop an Infinite Hip-Hop Classic: Sept. 28 in Hip-Hop History
MC Hammer gets it started, KRS-One avoids the "Sound of Da Police," Patra and Yo Yo cozy up to 2Pac, Souls of Mischief drop a rap classic and Jeezy is born.
Twitter’s Most Ecstatic Reactions to Lil Wayne’s ‘The Carter V’
Lil Wayne has finally dropped 'Tha Carter V' after years of drama and delays. Judging from the early Twitter reactions, people are pretty ecstatic about it.
2Pac Asks ‘How Long Will They Mourn Me?': Sept. 26 in Hip-Hop History
2Pac's Thug Life drops, Ludacris undergoes 'Release Therapy,' J.Lo declares she's still from "the block," Shyne makes his Bad Boy debut, and Serena Williams is born.
Missy Elliott ‘Defies Physics': Sept. 21 in Hip-Hop History
Faith Evans releases a signature ballad, Destiny's Child returns for their final album, and Missy Elliott delivers the goods with her second single.
Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock Drop a Rap Classic: Sept. 20 in Hip-Hop History
Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock release one of the biggest songs in the history of rap and Craig Mack helps put Bad Boy Records on the map.
Is Kanye West Releasing an Album Called ‘YANDHI?’
If there is another album on the way, it'd be his third project this year.
Snoop Dogg & Pharrell Make You ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot': Sept. 12 in Hip-Hop History
On this day, Mariah Carey breaks records with "Fantasy," Kool G Rap continues his lyrical reign, Snoop Dogg and Pharrell make everyone "drop it like it's hot" and Jennifer Hudson is born.