“Paid in Full” by Eric B. and Rakim is one of hip-hop’s earliest major hits. The song dropped in 1987 and was actually the fifth single from the duo’s debut studio album of the same name.
Timothy “Timbaland” Mosely is on the GOATS of musical production. And frankly he has too many hits and worked with too many of music’s best to even name. So check out our list of his top 10 most impactful records.
The Louder Than A Riot podcast reveals the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration hosted by NPR’s Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden.
#RunTheCulture When you think of Summer and The Culture, “Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince has to be one of the first songs that comes to your mind. We pay homage to this classic hip-hop ode to everyone’s favorite time of year. Flat tops, laidback vibes and Starter jerseys. Can’t beat that.…
Ranking the members of Native Tongues is no small task. As a collective, The Native Tongues changed the face and sound of hip-hop in the 90’s
Producers are the backbone of rap. We’re showing them love so check out our list of the 10 Most Influential Hip-Hop Producers of All-Time.
Hip-Hop artists are some of the most captivating, colorful, and compelling people in The Culture. The lives they’ve lead and the stories they can tell naturally make them great subjects for biographies. And who better to tell those stories than the MC themselves? Hip-hop memoirs can give us a glimpse into an artist’s creative world,…
#RunTheCulture This week in #CultureClassics we have the classic song “Me, Myself, and I” by De La Soul. The song dropped in 1989 and was the lead single from their debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising (a hip-hop classic in it’s own right). The song and video helped to establish the group’s trademark style…
On this edition of #CultureClassics we proudly present to you a laid back summertime jam with a gangsta twist, “Today Was A Good Day” from legendary West Coast MC, Ice Cube.
This week in #CultureClassics we take a look back at one of the more unique MCs in all of hip-hop and his unique party anthem record as we breakdown “Pursuit of Happiness” by Kid Cudi.