Fifty years is a long time, and that means a legion of important contributors to Hip-Hop culture. Some have been more involved than others, and out of that batch is a smaller fraternity of game-changing artists. Covering all of them for a 50 year anniversary tribute is nearly impossible. But it’s with the mission of […]

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. The post Hip-Hop 50 Finale: 25 Best Rap Albums Of 2023 appeared first on Black America Web.

We wrap up our series honoring the women of Hip-Hop with Missy Elliott, a woman who thrives in pushing the sonic and visual boundaries in the culture. The post Ladies Of Hip-Hop: Missy Elliott appeared first on Black America Web.

As we continue to celebrate Hip Hop's 50th birthday, we'll look at one of the most fundamental elements of the culture: Emceeing.  The post Pillars of Hip Hop: The Emcee appeared first on Black America Web.

These classic rap albums will all be 20 years old this year. Click inside to take a trip down memory lane!

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 […] The post Ladies of Hip-Hop: Da Brat appeared first on Black America Web.

From the streets to global stages, the role of DJ remains a quintessential element to the genre of Hip-Hop. The post Pillars of Hip Hop: The DJ appeared first on Black America Web.

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, […] The post Hip-Hop History Month: The House That Bad Boy Built appeared first on Black America Web.

To add to the holiday cheer, Teezo Touchdown collaborated with Grand Marnier to unveil their (W)rapping Paper. Check out photos inside.

Not all artists need to spark the 'bud' to produce fire vocals on the beat. Check Out Ten Rappers Who Don't Smoke Below!