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.
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.'
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.
Is Kanye West Releasing an Album Called ‘YANDHI?’
If there is another album on the way, it'd be his third project this year.
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.'
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."
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.
Lauryn Hill Denies ‘Miseducation’ Theft Claims: ‘These Are My Songs’
'I am the architect of my creative expression,' Ms. Hill responds.
Perri ‘Pebbles’ Reid Reaches Settlement With Viacom Over TLC Biopic
Viacom came to a settlement with Reid, who claimed the 2014 TLC VH1 biopic, 'CrazySexyCool,' defamed her.
Kelis – ‘Milkshake': Throwback Video of the Day
Fifteen years ago, Kelis brought "all the boys to the yard" with her sexy sweet dance hit.
Johnny Gill Says He’s Tired of the ‘Nonsense’ and ‘Lies’ Regarding the New Edition Tradema…
'This is my first and last time addressing the nonsense, the deceit, the manipulation, and more importantly, the lies!'