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Who Shouted Ya? 50 Famous Namedrops From The Notorious B.I.G.

Supreme soloists are considered to be of the highest order when it comes to the art of rhyme, and arguably the greatest of them all is being celebrated today — despite…

20 Best Rhymes From Clipse’ ‘Hell Hath No Fury’ Album

Escaping music industry purgatory for rappers is difficult for in all genres but rap duo the Clipse rose to the occasion, not once, but twice. Comprised of brothers in…

Slept On HOV: Examining JAY Z’s ‘Kingdom Come’ Album 10 Years Later

Jay Z’s The Black Album release was one of the greatest album roll-outs in Roc-A-Fella history. And being that Jay Z, the king of rap himself, was stepping down from his…

Foxy Brown’s ‘Ill Na Na’ Album Changed Everything For Her

Establishing yourself as a new artist while building a buzz in the hip-hop industry without the Internet is no easy feat. Doing so as a female in a genre dominated by…

20 Years Later: Mobb Deep’s ‘Hell On Earth’ Songs Ranked

Rap fans have been blessed to have witnessed some incredible dynamic duos in the art form, but few have managed to build a legacy as strong as Mobb Deep’s. Comprised of…

18 Socio-Political Lyrics From Ice Cube’s’Death Certificate’ That Still Resonate In 2016

After Ice Cube broke ties with N.W.A., and leaped out on his own, rap fans wondered whether he’d be able to deliver as a solo artist. Would Cube able to channel the same…

20 Years Later: The Best Beats On Ghostface Killah’s Classic Debut ‘Ironman’

In the world of hip-hop, becoming a recognizable figure to the general public is an achievement most artists aspire to achieve. Rather than play the back, rappers often…

Memory Lane: Kareem “Biggs” Burke Remembers The Making Of ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Kareem “Biggs” Burke has always been known as the silent co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records. When JAY Z couldn’t find himself the right deal, he teamed up with young…

20 Facts About A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘The Low End Theory’

Within every musical genre, there are a few select albums that are both definitive and transcendent. Upon their release, these albums often are deemed masterpieces, and…