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Rap/Hip-Hop: Most Popular Articles

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Top 10 Free Music Download Sites
Looking to download free music? Here are 10 websites that actually work.
100 Best Hip-Hop Albums
The greatest hip-hop albums of all time
The 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time
Counting down the 50 greatest rappers of all time.
100 Greatest Rap Songs
The greatest rap songs of all time are those songs that make us smile, laugh, cry, think, move and shake what our mama gave us.
The 50 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
Hip-hop has a soft side, too. Here are the 25 most romantic rap songs ever.
22 Best Tupac Songs
Here are the 22 best songs by Tupac Shakur.
'Lose Yourself' in Eminem's 10 Best Songs
Eminem is one of the greatest rappers of our time. Lose yourself in this selection of Eminem's 10 best songs.
25 Rap Songs That Will Get You Pumped Up
Nothing, and I mean nothing, makes for the best pump up songs quite like rap music. Here are 25 rap songs that will get you pumped up for a workout.
25 Hip-Hop Songs 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.
The 25 Greatest Rap Groups of All Time
A comprehensive countdown of the 25 greatest rap groups of all time.
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 Hip-Hop Albums Everyone Should Own
Find out what ten albums all hip-hop fans should own, including Public Enemy's It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
7 Must-Hear Rap Albums of 2015
Here are the best rap albums of 2015 so far. Hear them now or we can't be friends.
A Brief History of Hip-Hop
The question of who invented hip-hop is a complicated one.
The 10 Saddest Rap Songs Ever
Need a good cry? Here are 10 of the saddest rap songs ever recorded.
2. MC Lyte
Best female rappers photo gallery. Page 9.
The History of Hip-Hop
Who invented hip-hop? Where did it all start? And what does Flavor Flav have to do with fried chicken? Here's a comprehensive history of hip-hop.
1. Lauryn Hill
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 10.
Top 50 Summer Rap Songs of the 90s
Whether you plan to party hard or hit the beach this summer, these vintage tunes will help you set the mood right.
Top 10 White Rappers Not Named Eminem
There's Eminem. Then there's everyone else. Here are the 10 best white rappers not named Eminem.
The 50 Best Hip-Hop Producers of All Time
See our Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers list. Page 8.
Top 10 Rappers of the 90s
Counting down the 10 best rappers of the 90s.
3. Queen Latifah
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 8.
The 50 Best J. Cole Songs
A list ranking and counting down rapper J. Cole's best songs with a quotable line from each song.
The 10 Most Underrated Rappers of All Time
Let's all just take a moment and appreciate the most underrated rappers of all time.
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.
The 25 Best T.I. Songs
Trap music. Street jams. Tear-soaked tributes. Here are the 25 best T.I. songs of all time.
4. Missy Elliott
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 7.
25 Places to Listen to Music for Free
A roundup of 25 awesome online music streaming services that let you listen to all the free music you can handle.
90 Best Rap Albums of the 90s
90 Best Rap Albums of the 90s. Can you guess the No.1?
The 25 Greatest Nas Songs
The best Nas songs of all time.
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.
The 10 Greatest Rap Duos of All Time
A countdown of the 10 best hip-hop duos.
10 Hip-Hop Songs Mom Will Love
Hip-hop songs mom will love.
Top 10 Kanye West Songs
The very best of Kanye West.
5. Rah Digga
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.
7. Jean Grae
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 4.
6. Lil' Kim
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 5.
Singer Meets Rhymer: The 50 Best Rap and...
Top rap and r & b collaborations.
25 Hip-Hop Songs to Blast at Your BBQ Party
'> Camp Lo's Uptown Saturday Night had no shortage of warm tunes, but this is my go-to when I'm trying
9. Da Brat
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 2.
The 15 Spookiest Rap Songs
Ghosts, ghouls and pirates. Behold: 15 spooky and scary hip-hop songs for your Halloween party playlist.
8. Foxy Brown
Best female rappers photo gallery. Page 3.
The 11 Most Embarrassing Moments in Hip-Hop...
A rundown of the 11 most embarrassing exposures in hip-hop history.
A Guide to Hip-Hop Subgenres
No two rappers are alike. Hip-hop stylings are products of different environments and attitudes. Here's a comprehensive guide to hip-hop subgenres and styles.
The 10 Richest Rappers in the World
Rhyme pays. Here's a countdown of the world's richest rappers, from Diddy to Dr. Dre.
Top 10 New Rap Albums for April 2015
Behold this month's 10 best new rap and hip-hop albums.
The 15 Greatest Songs by Biggie Smalls
Counting down the Notorious B.I.G.'s 15 best songs.
6 Hip-Hop Records Preserved at Library of...
See the hip-hop records preserved at the National Library of Congress.
The 20 Best Lyrics on Illmatic
Nas' precocious rhyming on Illmatic ensures a slew of memorable lyrics. Here are the 20 best lyrics on Illmatic.
What Conscious Rap is a Double-edged Sword
What exactly is conscious rap? Rap/Hip-Hop.
10 Rappers You Didn't Know Were Straight Edge
Rappers who don't do drugs or drink alcohol.
Gangsta Rap
Gangsta rap is one of the most condemned forms of hip-hop. Find out why.
11 Rap Songs Dads Will Love
Dads need love too. Here are 10 great hip-hop songs about fatherhood.
Shots Fired: The 10 Greatest Hip-Hop Battles
A countdown of the greatest battles in hip-hop history.
The 10 Greatest Hip-Hop Debuts
Rappers who hit the ground running.
10. Eve
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time.
Playlist: Top 20 Hip-Hop Party Songs
Here are the best hip-hop party songs to get you movin' and groovin'.
A Guide to the 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.
Beef or BS: What You Need to Know About the...
The Diggy vs. J. Cole beef explained.
Hip-Hop Profile: A\$AP Rocky
Who is A$AP Rocky? Rap / Hip-Hop.
10 Rap Album Cliches We Could Live Without
Not sure if you're listening to a rap album? Here's a scientific checklist to help you decide.
Top 10 Rappers of 2014
Here are the 10 best rappers of 2014.
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 10 Best Female Rappers
From Queen Latifah to Lauryn Hill, here are the 10 best female rappers of all time.
The 13 Best Rap Albums You've Never Heard Of
The 13 best hip-hop albums you've never heard.
Biggie's Greatest Collaborations
Biggie Smalls always brought his A-game when teaming up with other rappers. Here are his greatest collaborations.
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.
Fireman: Top 10 Lil Wayne Songs
Here are the 10 best Lil Wayne songs ever.
Nas Bio
Get to know legendary New York rapper, Nas, widely recognized as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
All you need to know about Eminem aka Marshall Mathers.
Top 10 Sentimental Rap Songs
10 rap songs that tug at your heartstrings.
Review: Young Thug, 'Barter 6'
Barter 6 is not about ancient swap markets as I'd hoped for, but Young Thug's latest is still worth a visit.
Get to Know J. Cole
Get to know Roc Nation's heir apparent J Cole.
Top 10 Rap Songs About Brooklyn
Brooklyn. Crooklyn. Whatever you call it, BK is home to many rap greats. Celebrate the birthplace of Biggie with the 10 best rap songs about Brooklyn.
Review: Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' is depressing in its timeliness, strident in its storytelling, beautiful in its blackness.
15 Most Anticipated Rap Albums of 2015
The most anticipated rap albums of 2015.
De La Soul and Nas Still “God It”
De La Soul and Nas Team up on “God It”
Top 10 Michael Jackson Samples in Hip-Hop
Michael Jackson was an omnipresent force in hip-hop music. Here are 10 rap songs that sampled the King of Pop.
Lil Wayne - Brief Profile
Lil Wayne is one of the most visible rappers of our time. Learn about his rise to stardom.
Thank Ya: Hip-Hop's 10 Most Thankful Songs
Grab a plate of turkey, sit back, and enjoy these thankful rap songs. Happy Thanksgiving, yo.

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