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.
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.
20 Years Ago: Jay-Z’s ‘Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life’ Turns Him Into a Rap Superstar
On its 20th anniversary, we look back at the album that propelled Jay-Z to superstar status, 'Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life.'
20 Years Ago: OutKast Release Their Masterpiece, ‘Aquemini’
World-wise, wary, alien and earthy, 'Aquemini' is the quintessential OutKast album.
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.
15 Years Ago: Outkast Blow Up With ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below’
'Speakerboxx/The Love Below' is one of hip-hop's most successful releases of all-time, and also signaled the end of OutKast.
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.