fbpx
Home Explore Hip Hop

Hip Hop

Erykah Badu ‘Mama’s Gun’

'Mama's Gun' presented a more honestly raw Badu singing directly from her heart rather than her head. The results are consistently tasteful, which only helps to prove once again that Badu was miles ahead of the rest.

The Story of Fugees ‘The Score’

"When I rap, I get to express myself in a way where putting words together is like poetry, and sometimes it's better to talk in certain expressions than sing, you know? So I love, I love to rhyme when I want to express certain things." Wyclef Jean

De La Soul ‘3 Feet High and Rising’ Legacy Playlist

A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, Digable Planets, Camp Lo and many more were inspired by the jazz-influenced sounds of De La Soul. Check out this playlist of music that was inspired by De La Soul.

Kae Tempest on Roots Manuva ‘Brand New Second Hand’

Kae Tempest discusses the impact of Roots Manuva and how lyrics changed the way she viewed music and her creative approach.

Nightmares on Wax on ‘Smokers Delight’

George Evelyn joins Colleen to celebrate 25 years of 'Smokers Delight' discussing his musical roots and the evolution of Nightmares on Wax.

The Avalanches ‘Since I Left You’

Since I Left You was created using more than 3500 samples and original music but it is no cloyed nostalgia trip. Pieced together humbly by Aussies who are probably telling you the truth when they say they listen “to a little bit of everything.”

The Roots ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Check out our playlist including Jean Carn, Minnie Ripperton, Double Trouble, Mountain, Biz Markie and more.

Nas ‘Illmatic’

The 1994 hip-hop landmark is a sterling example of how great rap can be.

The Avalanches ‘Since I Left You’ Legacy Playlist

Check out this playlist of music that inspired by The Avalanches including Ariel Pink, RJD2, Madvillian, Panda Bear, The Go! Team, Animal Collective & more.

A CAN'T MISS EVENT

JOIN THE COMMUNITY

This month we gave away free event tickets exclusively to Community members!

We also like to share breaking podcasts, behind-the-scenes looks, and all the music content that drives you. Jump in today!