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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.
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.
10 Free and Easy Music Download Sites
Looking to download free music? Here are 10 websites that actually work.
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.
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.
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 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.
The 25 Best Rap Groups Ever to Rock the Mic
A comprehensive countdown of the 25 greatest rap groups of all time.
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.
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.
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.
The 50 Best Hip-Hop Producers of All Time
See our Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers list.
Singer Meets Rhymer: The 50 Best Rap and...
Top rap and r & b collaborations. Page 5.
Top 50 Rap Songs of 2013
The best rap songs of 2013.
Beef, Anyone? The 10 Best Hip-Hop Battles of...
A countdown of the greatest battles in hip-hop history.
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 Summer Rap Songs of the '90s
Check out the best summer rap songs between 1996 and 2006.
A Brief History of Hip-Hop and Rap
The origin of hip-hop. The difference between rap and hip-hop.
Top 10 Rap Songs About Grief and Loss
Top rap songs about grief and tragedy.
1. MC Lyte
Best female rappers photo gallery. Page 10.
The 10 Best Female Rappers
They're strong, skilled, and sassy. Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time.
10 Greatest Hip-Hop Duos of All-Time
A countdown of the 10 best hip-hop duos.
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.
11 Most Embarrassing Moments in Hip-Hop History
A rundown of the 11 most embarrassing exposures in hip-hop history.
10 Young Rap Acts You Need to Know in 2013
Here are 10 hip-hop artists you should know about in 2013.
2. Lauryn Hill
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 9.
10 Most Underrated Rappers
A celebration of the unsung heroes in hip-hop, including some of the most under-appreciated rappers ever.
3. Queen Latifah
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 8.
Halloween Hip-Hop Soundtrack: 10 Spooky Rap Songs
10 spooky and scary rap songs that gave you the shivers as a kid.
4. Missy Elliott
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 7.
Top 10 Rap Albums for January 2014
Here are the best new rap albums for January 2014.
Best Summer Rap Songs
Whether you plan on soaking up rays on the beach or more likely to get a tan from your computer light, you'll surely find the summer hit to set you in the right mood.
6. Jean Grae
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 5.
5. Da Brat
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 6.
10 Hip-Hop Songs Mom Will Love
Hip-hop songs mom will love.
7. Rah Digga
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 4.
90 Best Rap Albums of the 90s
90 Best Rap Albums of the 90s. Can you guess the No.1?
8. Lil' Kim
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. Page 3.
Eminem
All you need to know about Eminem aka Marshall Mathers.
9. Eve
Here are the 10 best female rappers of all time. . Page 2.
The 50 Best J. Cole Songs
J. Cole's best songs ranked in order of superiority.
10. Foxy Brown
Best female rappers photo gallery.
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.
Biggie's 10 Best Collabos
Top 10 Biggie Collaborations of All Time
10 Hip-Hop Songs Dads Will Love
Dads need love too. Here's a countdown of 10 hip-hop songs to spice up your Father's Day.
The 15 Best Songs by Biggie Smalls
Biggie Smalls is the illest. His legacy lives on through the wealth of gems he left behind. Here are the best songs by The Notorious B.I.G.
What is Conscious Rap?
What exactly is conscious rap? Rap / Hip-Hop.
Top 10 Sentimental Rap Songs
10 rap songs that tug at your heartstrings.
10 New Rap Albums to Check for This Month
March brings forth a cornucopia of auditory goodness. Here are the 10 best new rap albums to check for this month.
A\$AP Rocky Biography
Who is A$AP Rocky? Rap / Hip-Hop.
Gangsta Rap
Gangsta rap is one of the most condemned forms of hip-hop. Find out why.
Jay-Z
Jay-Z is the President/CEO of Def Jam Records, one of few African-Americans to assume the position of a label exec. Read more about his career as a rapper, role model, and successful business man.
The 25 Best Nas Songs
The best Nas songs of all time.
10 Rap Albums You Should Listen to This Month
Here are 10 new rap/hip-hop albums to check out right now.
Praise Yeezus: The 10 Best Kanye West Songs
Here's a list of the best Kanye West songs ever.
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.
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.
Nas Bio
Get to know legendary New York rapper, Nas, widely recognized as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
Why Illmatic is the Greatest Rap Album of All...
Nas' Illmatic is the greatest rap album of all time.
What's the Real Cost of that Major Deal?
Aligning with a major label offers few benefits beyond the spoils of fame and a panoramic lifestyle. Will this be the generation that revolutionizes music business or will it be the one that settles for a stint in the belly of the beast?
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.
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.
10 Hip-Hop Classics Inspired by Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson was an influential artist across the boards. Here are 10 hip-hop classics that sampled the King of Pop.
Emceeing
What is emceeing, and who pioneered it?
Nas' 10 Best Concept Songs
Whether kicking a story backwards or rapping from the perspective of a prison cell, Nas is the king of concept rap songs.
Jay Z's Best Albums
Jay-Z's best albums.
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.
Lil Wayne - Brief Profile
Lil Wayne is one of the most visible rappers of our time. Learn about his rise to stardom.
Beef or BS: Diggy vs. J. Cole
The Diggy vs. J. Cole beef explained.
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.
Eminem Discography
Eminem's rich, diverse, enviable discography.
Southern Rap
Southern rap is one of the most popular forms of hip-hop.
Top 10 Female Friendly MCs of All Time
Rappers who know how to make the ladies feel special.
Dr. Dre Bio
Dr. Dre's bio. Learn more about one of the most important figures in hip-hop history.
The History of Breakdancing
An overview of the history of hip-hop breakdancing and popular movies.
10 Denver Rappers to Watch
Ten new rappers to watch in Denver.
Jay-Z Albums
An overview of Jay-Z's discography.
Kanye West
Kanye West, the self-proclaimed hip-hop savior, is often credited with revitalizing the careers of Jay-Z and Common.
100 Ways to Save Hip-Hop
100 things you can do to save hip-hop.
Battle Rap
Battle rap is one of the most original forms of hip-hop.
Top 10 New Rap Songs of the Week - August 26,...
Dive in for the best new rap songs out this week.
Top 5 Kendrick Lamar "Control" Responses
Kendrick Lamar trolled the rap game so hard when he called out a bunch of rappers on Big Sean's " Control
East Coast Hip-Hop
Learn more about the east coast style of hip-hop.
The 10 Best Producers on the Mic
Meet the greatest rapper-producers of all time.
Crunk
What Is Crunk?: The word crunk is supposedly a combination of crazy and drunk. True to its name, crunk

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