Prince’s Greatest Hip-Hop Moments
Though slow to appreciate hip-hop, Prince eventually embraced its biggest stars and most unique voices.
The 25 Greatest Moments from Hot 97’s Summer Jam
The legendary annual concert has been the setting for some of hip-hop's most notorious moments. We take a look back at 25 of the most jaw-dropping moments from Summer Jam.
15 Rappers That Thrived After Prison
Going to jail can be a career ender for some MCs, but these 15 rappers didn't fall under post-release pressure.
Every Jay-Z and Beyonce Collaboration, Ranked
Here's how Jay-Z and Beyonce's 22 musical collaborations have stood the test of time. (No, we're not going to rank their children.)
50 Cent vs. Everybody: A Timeline of His Most Notorious Hip-Hop Beefs
On May 24, 2000, 50 Cent was shot nine times outside of his Grandmother's Jamacia, Queens home. Since then he has had some interesting feuds in hip-hop. We've compiled a list of 15 of those beefs.
18 of The Best R&B/Rap Collabs For Your Spring Soundtrack
While spring is getting off to a cold and brisk start, these 18 rap and R&B collaborations are sure to head things up.
11 Fictional Hangouts From ’90s TV Shows We Wish Were Real
From the Pit to Andell's, these are the hangouts we wish we could hit up for real.
10 ’90s TV Shows That Embraced Hip-Hop
In the 90s, hip-hop emerged from the shadows and proved itself to be worthy of a slot on prime-time TV.
Ranking Musiq Soulchild’s Albums From Worst to First
The Boombox takes a deep dive into Musiq's catalog and ranks all of his albums to see which ones stack up as the overall best.
Bad Boys: 8 Controversial R&B Singers
From Bobby Brown to Trey Songz, these R&B singers are known as much for their off-stage antics as they are their on-stage talents.
DJ Jazzy Jeff: “He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper” Was Initially Just About the DJ
On the 30th anniversary of the release of 'He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper,' the legendary hip-hop DJ reveals what it was like in the early days of the genre; how the label tried to pigeonhole DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince's sound; and why 'Parents Just Don't U…
Krush Groove: 15 Iconic Lyrics From Run-D.M.C.’s Self-Titled Debut Album
DJ Jam Master Jay and emcees Run and D.M.C. truly shepherded hip-hop's ascent into the mainstream.