Here Are Eminem’s Most Essential Songs You Need to Hear
As Eminem continues to serve as one of the undisputed greats of all time, here are his essential songs.
25 Essential The Notorious B.I.G. Songs
XXL highlights 25 of the The Notorious B.I.G.'s greatest songs for your listening pleasure.
Lil Kim vs Everybody: A Guide of Her Most Notorious Beefs
As a 20-year veteran, Kim has seen her fair share of hip-hop beefs on and off wax, here's an outline of her most infamous beefs.
15 Facts You Didn’t Know About Janet Jackson’s ‘Janet.’ Album
The classic album which celebrates an anniversary today is one of Jackson's most critically acclaimed works to date. We expound on 15 facts about the album
10 ’90s TV Shows That Embraced Hip-Hop
In the 90s, hip-hop emerged from the shadows and proved itself to be worthy of a slot on prime-time TV.
Ranking Musiq Soulchild’s Albums From Worst to First
The Boombox takes a deep dive into Musiq's catalog and ranks all of his albums to see which ones stack up as the overall best.
Bad Boys: 8 Controversial R&B Singers
From Bobby Brown to Trey Songz, these R&B singers are known as much for their off-stage antics as they are their on-stage talents.
10 Memorable R&B Beefs and Rivalries
We look back at some of the more memorable beefs and rivalries between R&B artists throughout the years.
Krush Groove: 15 Iconic Lyrics From Run-D.M.C.’s Self-Titled Debut Album
DJ Jam Master Jay and emcees Run and D.M.C. truly shepherded hip-hop's ascent into the mainstream.