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.
Jay-Z Tries to Kill Auto-Tune: In Hip-Hop History
'New York Undercover' makes television history, Bushwick Bill drops his solo debut and Jay-Z releases the lackluster 'The Blueprint 3.'
Man Shot by San Diego Police Outside Ice Cube Concert
The man began firing shots when he was told he couldn't get a ticket to Ice Cube's sold-out show.
Eminem’s Surprise New ‘Kamikaze’ Album Tackles Trump, Weinstein Scandals
Eminem surprise-releases his 10th album, which features a Beastie Boys-inspired album cover and renews his battle with President Donald Trump.
Kanye West Avoids the Sophomore Slump: August 30 in Hip-Hop History
Kanye West crushes the sophomore slump, Tony Yayo soldiers on with G-Unit, and Rihanna arrives on the music scene on this day in hip-hop history.
TLC’s ‘What About Your Friends': Throwback Video Of the Day
Cross Colours, condoms and oversized suspenders made their way into one of TLC's wildest videos.
Best Rappers Turned Actors, Ranked
From Will Smith, Queen Latifah and Ice Cube, to Sticky Fingaz and Eve, we've ranked the rappers-turned-actors.
Snoop Dogg Gearing Up to Release New Cookbook
And yes, it'll feature a gin & juice recipe.
DMC Wants to Know WTF Happened to Hip-Hop
'We need a guy that looks like Lil Wayne talking like KRS-One. We need a guy like Drake making records like Chuck D and Public Enemy.'
Exploring Aretha Franklin’s Undeniable Influence on Hip-Hop
While the iconic singer's impact on soul, pop R&B is well-documented, her considerable contributions to hip-hop are often overlooked.
Beyonce and JAY-Z Prompt South Carolina Schools to Close Early for Their ‘OTRII’ Tour
Officials say they're worried about everyone school buses being caught in heavy traffic due to the show.
N.W.A., ‘Straight Outta Compton': Throwback Video of the Day
The classic video exposes the dimensions of the group that helped change the landscape of hip-hop.