"I want to do films that ... inspire people to stand up for what's right in our country," 21-year-old actor says
From Common to Chance the Rapper, we look at what formed the city's scene
Navigating the Compton rhymer's underground output from 2004's 'The Hub City Threat' to 2010's 'OD: Overly Dedicated'
Our take on the 13th solo album from the hip-hop veteran
Notes on samples, guests and notable lines on the latest from the veteran MC
Jay Z, Eminem, Nicki Minaj and more LPs that may drop before 2018
Their remarkably successful partnership as producers, label owners and business executives has resulted in hits that shaped our culture
Ecstatic (Xscape), messy (New Edition) reunions, Leslie Jones, technical snafus, crowd-rousing stints defined night of highs, lows
"My brand of hip-hop may not be for everyone, but what I create is hip-hop, period."
Rapper Prodigy died at the age of 42, but his legacy of mixing street-level grit with emotional heft lives on
Phil Lesh, Eric Burdon, Booker T, Jack Johnson, Norah Jones and more celebrate the iconic fest and the Summer of Love
Celine brings the tears, Drake quotes memes and more moments from the annual celebration
The 'Bulletproof' MC talks his work ethic and his much-discussed diss wars
From N.W.A to Body Count's "Cop Killer,' we look back at the songs and groups that called for resistance or spelled out bigoted currents in the U.S.
"First Day Out" rapper talks walking out of prison and into a contract