As the 50th anniversary of hip-hop comes to a close, we look back at 25 albums released in 2023 that showed what rap sounds like right now.

As we celebrate the women who helped shaped Hip-Hop, we cannot forget about the genre’s first female solo MC to go platinum…who also just so happens to be a member of the Radio One/Reach Media family! Hailing from the Windy City, Shawntae Harris-Dupart, better known as Da Brat, has blown the rap game away for over […]

It goes without saying that New York is the mecca of Hip-Hop. From that “Back to School” party in the Bronx in 1973 to today, the genre is synonymous with the Empire State. When it comes to record labels dedicated to Hip-Hop, there are more than a few on the East Coast: Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, […]

As we continue our celebration of Hip-Hop History Month, take a look at the rappers that made the greatest shift into Hollywood.

In honor of Hip Hop History Month, we give a salute to Lil' Kim, one of the first femcees to mix fashion and sex appeal with brutal bars.

For a special Hip-Hop History Month feature, we took the bold initiative in crowing the 10 best rap albums to drop between 2010 to 2019.

Hip-Hop History Month

In honor of Hip-Hop History Month, we explore individuals who played an integral role in the creation of Graffiti and its origins to hip hop.

Hip-Hop History Month kicked off in NYC with the 2023 "Remixing Public Health" Gala by HHPH, founded by Dr. Olajide Williams & Doug E. Fresh.

The recent loss of Magoo, best known as part of the '90s rap duo alongside producer Timbaland, reminded us of just how many hits he had.

With help from Weezy, Wu-Tang, Ms. Lauryn Hill and a closing set by Run-DMC that went until 2AM, Nas hit a home run with 'Hip-Hop 50 LIVE.'

Queen Latifah, Method Man & Redman, Rakim, Slick Rick, Swizz Beatz, Salt N Pepa, De La Soul — and that's just naming a few! LL Cool J definitely brought 'em out.