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.
Ice Cube Stays ‘True to the Game': Sept. 14 in Hip-Hop History
Ice Cube releases the scathing "True to the Game," Amy Winehouse and Nas are born, Destiny's Child cements their legacy and Michael Jackson faces sexual abuse claims.
Pras Says a Fugees Reunion Will Never Happen: ‘It Was the Most Dysfunctional Energy’
'It was the most dysfunctional energy. That s---'s not good for your emotional state.'
Music’s Greatest Afros
The Afro has always been more than just a hairstyle. It's a statement.
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.
Hip-Hop Pioneer Jimmy Spicer Battling Advanced Brain & Lung Cancer
Kurtis Blow has called on the hip-hop community to aid the pioneering rapper, whose works have been sampled by Busta Rhymes and Wu-Tang Clan.
OutKast Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
OutKast's sound was futuristic in scope but grounded in the realities of the streets of Atlanta, a mixture that was potent and fresh, nostalgic and piercing.
Cam’ron Shades Roc-A-Fella Records: Sept. 5 in Hip-Hop History
Cam'ron turns down Dame Dash's Roc-A-Fella offer and Young MC drops his debut album, 'Stone Cold Rhymin'.'
Beyonce Is Born: Sept. 4 Hip-Hop History
Beyoncé arrives on planet Earth, super producer/DJ Mark Ronson is born, and Usher lets the world in on his relationship with Chilli via "U Got It Bad."