Two-hour special to feature unreleased recording of Biggie talking about Shakur's September 1996 shooting
What makes a great hip-hop song?
'Bloodlust' clip inspired by 'Grand Theft Auto' video games
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.
Rappers trade verses on "Bring Em Out," "O.G. Original Gangster"
Rapper remembers growing up in Compton on his new single
Metal outfit streamed impromptu performance live on Periscope
Mobb Deep, EPMD, the Sugarhill Gang, Kurtis Blow also join SiriusXM Backspin's all-star summer trek
Rapper-actor "revisits" little-known voiceover career, adds crude remarks to kids' cartoons
Before N.W.A's 1988 boom, there was plenty of bass
Two-date California fest will also feature Afrika Bambaataa, Big Daddy Kane, EPMD, Rakim, Warren G and others
Police say teenager was "recklessly handling" a gun when it went off
If the "Sex, Money, Guns" crew shoots you, you may have been killed by the veteran rapper
"When this record comes out, a lot of fans will go, 'Oh that's Jay Z.' And then their buddy gets to smack 'em in the face."