12 Hip-Hop Freestyles That Go On and On
And ya don't stop...
15 Rappers Who Discovered Other Legendary Rappers
These legendary cosigns helped shape the course of hip-hop.
Prince’s Greatest Hip-Hop Moments
Though slow to appreciate hip-hop, Prince eventually embraced its biggest stars and most unique voices.
20 of the Best Lyrics From Nas’ ‘Nasir’ Album
If you're a fan of top-notch hip-hop lyricism, chances are Nas is your guy. The legendary rapper has been providing sterling stories and perfect verses for more than 25 years, dating back to his show-stealing appearance on Main Source's "Live at the Barbecue" in…
15 of the Best Lyrics From Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s ‘Kids See Ghosts’ Album
This what you all been waitin' for, ain't it?
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.
41 of Kanye West’s Best Songs
In celebration of Yeezy's 41st birthday, XXL highlights 41 of the Louis Vuitton Don's greatest hits and fan favorites.
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.
15 Facts You Didn’t Know About Janet Jackson’s ‘Janet.’ Album
The classic album which celebrates an anniversary today is one of Jackson's most critically acclaimed works to date. We expound on 15 facts about the album
Let Them Fight: The 15 Best Hip-Hop & R&B Moments From MTV Celebrity Deathmatch
We're celebrating the 20th anniversary of "MTV Celebrity Deathmatch" with the 15 of the best R&B and hip-hop moments from the show.
Pour It Up: 15 Rappers That Dominated the Alcohol Industry
Hip-Hop has spent many days repping for brands with no pay. These 15 rappers, traded in the mic for a glass and made major bank.