10 East Coast Rappers Who Embraced Southern Rap Early
Here are 10 rappers from the east coast who were among the earliest champions of southern rap, before it became the trend.
Murder Was the Case: How Snoop Dogg Went From Accused Murderer to America’s Darling
Snoop Dogg went from being America's worst nightmare to one of its most cherished personalities.
15 Best ‘In Living Color’ Performances
Here are the 15 most legendary guest performances in 'In Living Color' history.
20 Greatest Hip-Hop Moments on ‘In Living Color’
Take a look back at the iconic TV series that inspired Bruno Mars and Cardi B's "Finesse (Remix)" video.
20 of the Biggest Hip-Hop Achievements in 2017
Hip-hop on a higher level.
50 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Songs of 2017
With the calendar year coming to a close, The Boombox compiled 50 of the best songs from 2017 that made an impact on urban culture. Did your favorite make the cut?
5 Best Songs from 2Pac’s ‘R U Still Down?’
20 years later, we pick the five best songs from the first--and best-- posthumous 2Pac release.
20 of the Best Lyrics From Fabolous and Jadakiss’ ‘Friday on Elm Street’ Album
XXL takes a deep dive into 'Friday on Elm Street' and highlights 20 of the hardest bars from Fab and Jada's latest album.
‘Under Construction’ Is Still Missy Elliott’s Biggest and Boldest Album
On her fourth album, Missy looked forward by reaching back.
Big K.R.I.T. Protects His Crown on ‘4eva Is a Mighty Long Time’ Album
Big K.R.I.T. proves that sometimes the third time around is truly the charm, as '4eva Is a Mighty Long Time' is arguably his most cohesive studio album to date.
Chris Brown’s ‘Heartbreak on a Full Moon’ Is Ambitious and Audacious
Chris Brown's new album is an ambitious effort; heartache and betrayal--amid collaborations with some of hip-hop's finest.