Eric B. & Rakim
From how Jay-Z almost ended up with the "Grindin'" beat to whether ghostwriting is ok – our takeaways from this docu-clinic on rap lyricism
EPMD, Main Source, Flavor Flav and more on hand as rap duo performs together for first time in 20 years
What makes a great hip-hop song?
"Back by popular demand," Eric B. tells Rolling Stone
"His swag and dominance weren't a playbook," rapper says. "They were his conviction on sport, life, spirituality, politics and culture"
The 'Hemlock Grove' executive producer discusses the one thing he likes almost as much as horror
Sweat to Rob's playlist of summer songs, from "Summertime Blues" to "Call Me Maybe"
Other nominees include Erik B. and Rakim, Joan Jett, the Small Faces/Faces, Beastie Boys and Donovan