MSNBC’s resident Hip-Hop connoisseur, Ari Melber, was quick to make the connection on the latest episode of “The Beat.”
Although a New Orleans native, Lil Wayne was heavily influenced by East Coast artists as a child, with Jay-Z becoming his “Bible.”
Jay-Z celebrated alongside his family and friends as well as some Hip-Hop legends at Brooklyn Library’s The Book Of HOV exhibition.
Eric B. and Rakim became the first Hip-Hop act to ever perform at the iconic New Jersey venue The Stone Pony.
Hip Hop 50 Live will take place on at Yankee Stadium on August 11 with headliners Run-DMC, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube.
On Saturday (May 20), MC Sha-Rock—Hip-Hop’s first female MC—was honored at the 51st Annual Bronx Ball.
LL Cool J tapped a host of rap icons to join him on “the ultimate Hip-Hop mash-up,” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop.
Swizz Beatz and Mass Appeal have announced the second EP in their series celebrating Hip-Hop’s 50th anniversary, HH50: Vol. 2.
Snoop Dogg agrees with Birdman that CEOs “should be saluted in a major way” during Hip-Hop’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
The Recording Academy has assembled a star-studded cast to mark the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop at the upcoming Grammy Awards.
DJ Premier tapped Remy Ma and Rhapsody to appear in the first installment of Mass Appeal’s Hip Hop 50: The Soundtrack Series.