How the acquittal of four white cops in the Rodney King trial propelled gangsta rap to momentarily become most powerful music in the nation.
Who's says there's no hope for today's Hip Hop youngsters?
Eighteen years after the release of "i am…," Nas fans need to let go of hoping for the 2nd Coming of "Nasty Nas" but pay homage to the clear fork in the road of his artistic career.
The Flygod goes out with guns blazing like Larry Davis, but curbs your enthusiasm like Larry David.
EXCLUSIVE: The Oscar-winning "Moonlight" actor used to moonlight as rapper Prince Ali.
EXCLUSIVE: The Public Enemy MC reflects on the drummer's legacy.
EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Joycelyn Wilson explains how she reaches a new generation by analyzing the work of Migos and Gucci Mane.
The never ending generational rap gap conversation continues but according to Troy Jamerson, it doesn't have to. After all, he's one of the most respected lyricists of all time. What does he know?
The year was 1998 and the odds heavily favored the underdog. And yet and still, Iron Mike watched his understudy fall flat on the canvas. Could history repeat itself?
Rap’s grinches set out to steal Christmas and ran off with a few new gifts.
Harris appeared in many of Snoop Dogg's skits and videos.
The game of basketball is 125.
The Chicago Hip Hop world reacts to the sad news of Chicago R&B singer Johnny P’s death.
Don't pull a fowl on the play.
Kick this drug habit for me and my DJ.
Thirty years later, all that stands is a Great American Rap Album.
The group's swan song features André 3000 and Kendrick Lamar.
Timmy Turner been wishing for... glass and bricks?
An undeniable trendsetter in rap journalism, Dave Mays has seen his fair share of wins and controversy. As his publication Hip Hop Weekly approaches 10 years on shelves, DX contributor Dana Scott gauges his fellow Bostonian's thoughts on the transitions Hip Hop journalism and award shows have endured over the years and what to expect
EXCLUSIVE: Since his Kid 'n Play days, Chris Reid has been keeping busy doing stand-up comedy and voiceover work.
Exclusive: The microphone controlling host of Sirius XM's "The Tor Guide" runs down his favorite guests from his impressive Hip Hop show.