How Big Pun’s ‘Capital Punishment’ Album Established Him as A Cultural Icon
Big Pun's debut album solidified his spot in hip-hop but also open doors for Latino rappers.
15 of Hip-Hop’s Most Beloved Restaurants & Food Chains
Artists have always shouted out their favorite places to eat in their respective cities, many of which have gone on to become cultural institutions and hip-hop landmarks in their own right.
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.
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…
11 Most Successful Members of Disbanded Pop Groups
When a pop group breaks up, it's often a race to see which former member can make it to the top of the charts first. These artists did that and so much more.
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.
9 Rappers’ Kids Who Have Grown Up Before Our Eyes
Hip-hop artists have long been active in the lives of children in the community, and their own kids as well, making them all the more relatable.
Remembering Craig Mack’s Pivotal Impact on Bad Boy Records
Craig Mack helped build the foundation that Bad Boy Records still sits on today.
Continuing the Legacy: 10 Legendary Rappers Who Put Their Children On
Here are 10 legendary rap stars who used their power, influence and connections to help put their children on in the rap game.
10 Criminal Convictions Outside of Hip-Hop That Shook Up the Culture
We take look back at some of the most notorious convictions outside of rap that piqued the interest of the hip-hop community.