Todd "Stereo" Williams
Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj, Migos Among Stars Featured on XXL 20th Anniversary Special Edition Covers
XXL is commemorating their milestone with 20 special edition covers.
Dame Dash on JAY-Z’s ‘4:44′: ‘I Can See That He’s Listening’
'Everything I’m speaking about got reflected in that album...'
Aaliyah’s Impact on Contemporary Popular Music
Aaliyah's impact on a generation of R&B singers is undeniable.
Is Scarface’s ‘The Fix’ Southern Hip-Hop’s Last Pre-Trap Classic?
Scarface's change of scenery, label and collaborators meant that his first album for Def Jam was going to be something of a departure from his previous efforts.
Y’all Musta Forgot: The Dopeness of the ‘Mo’ Money’ Soundtrack
Overshadowed in a year of big soundtracks, Jam & Lewis delivered a stellar compilation.
JAY-Z, ‘The Defiant Ones’ and the New Rap Narrative
Hip-hop elders are opening up and telling stories that should re-shape the way we see them--and hip-hop itself.
Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Paid In Full’ at 30: The Duo’s Iconic Debut Still Sets A Musical Standard
One of hip-hop's most celebrated classics reaches a milestone.
A Breakdown of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain: Deluxe Expanded Edition’
We're focusing on the eleven previously-unreleased tracks on the new 'Purple Rain.'
Gucci Mane Overcame His Demons to Become Rap’s Greatest Redemption Story
Guwop was able to pull off the hardest trick in rap: a 2nd act
Faith Evans on the Notorious B.I.G., Reuniting With Bad Boy and ‘The King & I’
The R&B star is paying tribute to her late husband and celebrating her own strength and success.
Ralph Tresvant: Why Wasn’t New Edition’s Frontman a Bigger Star?
Why wasn't Rizz a bigger solo artist?
Paul McCartney Salutes Rae Sremmurd #MannequinChallenge: 5 Dope Macca Samples [VIDEO]
Here are five great hip-hop and R&B songs that sample classic McCartney tunes.