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Rap / Hip-Hop: Most Popular Articles

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100 Greatest Rap Songs of All Time
Check out this definitive list of the 100 greatest rap/hip-hop songs ever.
10 Free and Easy Music Download Sites
Looking to download free music? Here are 10 websites that actually work.
22 Best Tupac Songs
Here are the 22 best songs by Tupac Shakur.
'Lose Yourself' in Eminem's 10 Best Songs
A selection of Eminem's best 10 songs.
100 Best Hip-Hop Albums of All Time
The greatest hip-hop albums of all time
Bust a Move: 25 Hip-Hop Song to Blast at the Gym
Looking to add some fun to your gym routine? Here are the 25 best hip-hop workout songs to get you started.
20 Best Hip-Hop Dance Songs
House party? Office dance off? Bedroom boogie? Here's a playlist of the best hip-hop dance songs to get you moving and grooving.
25 Most Romantic Rap Songs of All Time
Hip-hop has had its share of romantic tunes. Here are the 25 best rap love songs.
The 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time
Counting down the top 50 MCs of our time.
The 25 Best Rap Groups Ever to Rock the Mic
A comprehensive countdown of the 25 greatest rap groups of all time.
10 Rappers to Watch in 2014
This year's best new rappers include: a Charlotte cult-rap leader, a Chicago wunderkind and an unGoogleable New York rapper.
The 50 Best Summer Rap Songs of the '90s
Check out the best summer rap songs between 1996 and 2006.
The 50 Best Hip-Hop Producers of All Time
See our Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers list.
The 10 Most Anticipated Rap Albums of 2014
2014 is super exciting in the new hip-hop department. From Q-Tip to Nas, here are the 10 most anticipated rap albums of 2014.
Eminem vs. Mariah Carey: A Complete Musical...
Eminem and Mariah Carey have been exchanging insults for several years now. Here's a brief timeline of their relationship and feud.
Don't Sleep on These 10 Essential Hip-Hop Albums
Find out what ten albums all hip-hop fans should have in their CD collection.
The Ultimate Guide to Summer Hip-Hop
Whether you plan on soaking up rays on the beach or having a BBQ party by the pool, these summer hip-hop playlists will help set the mood.
Beef, Anyone? The 10 Best Hip-Hop Battles of...
A countdown of the greatest battles in hip-hop history.
1. MC Lyte
Best female rappers photo gallery. Page 10.
Singer Meets Rhymer: The 50 Best Rap and...
Top rap and r & b collaborations. Page 5.
The 11 Most Embarrassing Moments in Hip-Hop...
A rundown of the 11 most embarrassing exposures in hip-hop history.
The Worst Rap Lyrics in Hip-Hop History
Behold the worst lyrics in hip-hop history. Your favorite rappers wish they could go back in time and rewrite these rhymes.
10 Best MCs of 2014
Here are the 10 best rappers of 2014.
The 25 Best T.I. Songs of All Time
Trap music. Street jams. Tear-soaked tributes. Here are the 25 best T.I. songs of all time.
10 Moving Rap Songs About Grief and Loss
Top rap songs about grief and tragedy.
The 10 Greatest Rap Duos of All Time
A countdown of the 10 best hip-hop duos.
A History of Hip-Hop from 1925 to the Present
An extensive history of hip-hop culture that dates back to the 1920s.
The 50 Best Rap Songs of 2013
From our list of the best rap songs of 2013, a breakdown of 31 through 40, including Chance the Rapper, Jay Z, and Young Jeezy.
The 10 Most Underrated Rappers of All Time
A celebration of the unsung heroes in hip-hop, including some of the most under-appreciated rappers ever.
Top 10 New Rap Albums for in July
New albums from Common, Shabazz Palaces and Illa Ghee ensure a busy start to the summer. Here are 10 new hip-hop albums worth checking out this month.
The 50 Best J. Cole Songs
A curated list ranking and counting down rapper J. Cole's best songs, with a brief background of and a quotable line from each song.
2. Lauryn Hill
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 9.
Halloween Hip-Hop Soundtrack: 10 Spooky Rap Songs
10 spooky and scary rap songs that gave you the shivers as a kid.
A Beginner's Guide to the History of Rap
The origin of hip-hop. The difference between rap and hip-hop.
4. Missy Elliott
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 7.
The 10 Best Female Rappers
They're strong, skilled, and sassy. Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time.
3. Queen Latifah
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 8.
7 Must-Hear Rap Albums of 2014
From Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo to Open Mike Eagle's Dark Comedy, here are the best rap albums of 2014.
The 15 Greatest Songs by Biggie Smalls
Counting down the Notorious B.I.G.'s 15 best songs.
The Best Rap Songs of 2014 (So Far)
Future moved that dope down south. Troy Ave bigged up the Big Apple. These are best rap songs of 2014 so far.
Eminem
All you need to know about Eminem aka Marshall Mathers.
11 Rap Songs Dads Will Love
Dads need love too. Here are 10 great hip-hop songs about fatherhood.
25 Songs for Your Summer BBQ Playlist
'> "Summertime" is, well, the ultimate summer rap song. No summer/BBQ playlist list is complete without
6. Jean Grae
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 5.
Best of the Decade: The 90 Best Rap Albums of...
90 Best Rap Albums of the 90s. Can you guess the No.1?
10 Young Rap Acts You Need to Know in 2013
Here are 10 hip-hop artists you should know about in 2013.
13 Great Rap Albums You've Never Heard
The 13 best hip-hop albums you've never heard.
5. Da Brat
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 6.
The 10 Best Eminem Music Videos
Eminem's music videos are not your average hip-hop videos. Here's our list of Slim Shady's best videos.
Biggie's 10 Best Collabos
Top 10 Biggie Collaborations of All Time
Jay-Z
Born Shawn Corey Carter in Brooklyn in 1969, this well-known rapper is an African-American role model and successful businessman.
10 Hip-Hop Songs Mom Will Love
Hip-hop songs mom will love.
A Guide to Hip-Hop Genres and Styles
No two good MCs are exactly alike, because their musical styling are products of different environments and attitudes. Here's a comprehensive guide to hip-hop genres.
8. Lil' Kim
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 3.
7. Rah Digga
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 4.
The 25 Best Nas Songs
The best Nas songs of all time.
9. Eve
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. . Page 2.
Top 10 Sentimental Rap Songs
10 rap songs that tug at your heartstrings.
What is Conscious Rap?
What exactly is conscious rap? Rap / Hip-Hop.
Praise Yeezus: The 10 Best Kanye West Songs
Here's a list of the best Kanye West songs ever.
10. Foxy Brown
Best female rappers photo gallery.
Here's What You Need to Know About A\$AP Rocky
Who is A$AP Rocky? Rap / Hip-Hop.
The 25 Worst Hip-Hop Trends
Here are the most annoying hip-hop trends of all time.
Jay Z's Best Albums
Jay-Z's best albums.
Top 10 New Rap Songs of the Week - August 26,...
Dive in for the best new rap songs out this week.
10 Rap Songs Inspired by Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson was an omnipresent force in hip-hop music. Here are 10 rap songs that sampled the King of Pop.
50 Cent
Read more about one of the most powerful artists in hip-hop today.
Gangsta Rap
Gangsta rap is one of the most condemned forms of hip-hop. Find out why.
Beef or BS: What You Need to Know About the...
The Diggy vs. J. Cole beef explained.
Kanye West
Kanye West, the self-proclaimed hip-hop savior, is often credited with revitalizing the careers of Jay-Z and Common.
Top 10 Obama Rap Songs
Obama and rap music have a lot in common. No wonder there are so many rap songs about Obama. Here are 10 you need to know about.
2Pac - Pac's Life (Amaru / Interscope)
Is Pac's Life all hype and no bite? See our take on Pac's Life for the answer.
Emceeing
What is emceeing, and who pioneered it?
Lupe Fiasco
He made a song about skateboarding and took hip-hop to new heights. But who exactly is Lupe Fiasco?
History of Jay Z vs. Nas Beef
The Jay Z vs. Nas beef was a gladiatorial event between two rap titans. Here's a historical timeline of the feud that dates back to 1996.
Eminem Discography
Eminem's rich, diverse, enviable discography.
Nas Bio
Get to know legendary New York rapper, Nas, widely recognized as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
Nas Albums
Nas' discography reveals something most of his peers would kill for: a rich variety of albums that touch on diverse topics all across the board. Here's an annotated list of Nas' albums.
Lil Wayne - Brief Profile
Lil Wayne is one of the most visible rappers of our time. Learn about his rise to stardom.
100 Ways to Save Hip-Hop
100 things you can do to save hip-hop.
10 Classic Hip-Hop Songs That Sampled Isaac Hayes
Chuck D called him his music godfather. Here are 10 classic hip-hop songs that sampled Isaac Hayes.
The Game
Short profile of Compton rapper the Game.
Jay-Z Albums
An overview of Jay-Z's discography.
Top 10 Female Friendly MCs of All Time
Rappers who know how to make the ladies feel special.
10 Denver Rappers to Watch
Ten new rappers to watch in Denver.
Biography: Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre's bio. Learn more about one of the most important figures in hip-hop history.
Top 15 Rap Albums of 2013
Hip-hop had a busy year in the album department this year. From Drake to Danny Brown, here are the 15 best rap albums of 2013.
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