Hip-hop is more than just beats and rhymes; it’s a culture that extends to style, language, and, even art. Over the years, hip-hop artists have created album covers that are not just visually striking but also tell a story of the music within. Here’s a curated list of the 10 most iconic hip-hop album covers of all time.
Jay-Z, is an undisputed hip-hop legend. And as one of the greatest lyricists of all time, Jigga has left an indelible mark on the music industry throughout his prolific career. With each album, he has reinvented himself, pushing the boundaries of the genre and solidifying his status as a cultural icon. From his gritty debut to his introspective later works, each album reflects a chapter in the life of a hip-hop legend. With so much greatness, ranking his albums is one of the toughest task in hip-hop. We’re doing it however so check out our ranking every Jay-Z (solo) album.
Kendrick Lamar is an artist whose impact on the music industry is immeasurable. With his profound lyricism, thought-provoking storytelling, and impeccable flow, Lamar has solidified his place as one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time. To narrow down his impressive catalog is a daunting task. But here we will embark on a journey to unveil the top five songs that encapsulate Lamar’s brilliance, artistic range, and the indelible mark he has left on the game.
Black directors of horror movies have been putting their own unique twist on the genre for decades. From a blaxploitation take from the 70’s to Jordan Peele’s recent groundbreaking remixes of the genre, check out our list of horror films directed by black men and women.
The 10 craziest hip hop samples of all-time comes together when you music’s most creative producers flipping obscure tracks into hip-hop classics.
Rihanna’s best music videos are bold and creative just like her. Being an artist in the truest sense of the word, she uses her videos to tell stories and express herself just like she does with her music. Check out our list of the 6 Best Rihanna Music Videos.
Black owned music venues are a lifeblood for The Culture. We’ve put together a list of 5 black owned music venues you should check definitely out.
Hip-hop and R&B collaborations are an integral part of music within The Culture. So checkout our list of the Best Hip-Hop and R&B Collaborations of the Early 2000s.
The best black summer movies make you laugh, think, and maybe even shed a tear. Check out our list of some of the best black films of the summer.
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.