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.
Ranking The Album: ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’
Where does your favorite song from Lauryn Hill’s iconic, Grammy-award winning debut album rank?
15 Best ‘In Living Color’ Performances
Here are the 15 most legendary guest performances in 'In Living Color' history.
50 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Songs of 2017
With the calendar year coming to a close, The Boombox compiled 50 of the best songs from 2017 that made an impact on urban culture. Did your favorite make the cut?
5 Best Songs from 2Pac’s ‘R U Still Down?’
20 years later, we pick the five best songs from the first--and best-- posthumous 2Pac release.
‘Under Construction’ Is Still Missy Elliott’s Biggest and Boldest Album
On her fourth album, Missy looked forward by reaching back.
5 Best Songs on Chris Brown’s ‘Exclusive’
Breezy's 2nd album would prove him to be more than a flash in the pan.
Bodega Bamz Goes From Harlem to Hollywood With Role in New Series ‘SMILF’
Bodega Bamz opens up about his role in Showtime's new series, 'SMILF,' transitioning into acting, the status of his long-awaited project, 'PAPI,' and what's next in store for him as he continues to diversify his portfolio.