Rap/Hip-Hop Sitemap - Page 5 2015-03-02

2008 Rock the Bells Festival - Dates, Venues, and Lineup
2008 Rock the Bells lineup includes Nas, Rakim, and A Tribe Called Quest. See the complete tour schedule and exciting lineup of performers.

J. Cole 2010 Fall Tour Schedule
J.Cole has embarked on a 35-city tour of the U.S. Consult J. Cole's Tour Schedule to see if the North Carolina MC coming to a venue near you.

Cam'ron - Killa Season - A Review of Cam'ron's Killa Season
A review of Cam'ron's Killa Season.

Mims - Music Is My Savior - Album Review of Mims' Music Is My Savior
Mims ends up needing to save his behind on Music Is My Savior.

Lady Sovereign - Public Warning Review - CD Review of Lady Sovereign's Public Warning
CD Review: Lady Sovereign's Public Warning.

Busta Rhymes - The Big Bang - A Review of Busta Rhymes' The Big Bang
A review of Busta Rhymes Aftermath debut,

Bubba Sparxxx - The Charm - Album review for Bubba Sparxxx - The Charm - Bubba Sparxxx - The Charm Album Review
Is third time

Devin the Dude - Waiting to Inhale - Album Review of Devin the Dude's Waiting to Inhale
Devin the Dude returns with the enjoyable Waiting to Inhale.

Jay-Z Blueprint 3 Tour Schedule - BP3 Tour Dates and Venues
Is Jay-Z coming to a city near you? Consult Jay's Blueprint 3 tour dates to find out.

Akon featuring Eminem - Smack That - Track Review of Akon's Smack That (featuring Eminem)
Eminem and Akon team up on

Lloyd Banks featuring 50 Cent - Hands Up - Track Review of Lloyd Banks Hands Up featuring 50 Cent
Song review of Lloyd Banks

Nas ft. Jay-Z - Black Republican - Song Review of Nas' Black Republican featuring Jay-Z


The Roots - Don't Feel Right - A Review of The Roots New Single Don't Feel Right
The Roots new single from their Def Jam debut, The Game Theory.

The Game - Let's Ride (Strip Club) - Song Review of The Game's "Let's Ride"
See our take on Game's

Jay-Z - Kingdom Come Song Review - Review of Jay-Z's Kingdom Come
See our take on Jay-Z's Kingdom Come single.

Jay-Z Show Me What You Got Song Review - Review of Jay-Z's Show Me What You Got
See our take on Jay-Z's Show Me What You Got.

Young Jeezy - I Luv It - Track Review of Young Jeezy's I Luv It


Talib Kweli – Listen!!! - Track Review of Talib Kweli's Listen
See our review of Talib Kweli's

Ludacris featuring Pharrell - Money Maker - Song Review of Ludacris Money Maker
Ludacris featuring Pharrell - Money Maker.

Lupe Fiasco ft. Jill Scott - Daydreamin' - A Review of Lupe Fiasco's Daydreamin'
Read the review of Lupe Fiasco's

Lupe Fiasco - I Gotcha - Track Review of Lupe's I Gotcha
Review of Lupe Fiasco's

Fat Joe featuring Lil Wayne - Make It Rain - Track Review of Fat Joe's Make It Rain
Our take on Fat Joe's

Nas - Hip-Hop Is Dead
Review of Nas'

Nas - Where Y'all At - Song Review of Nas - Where Y'all At
Check out our review of Nas'

Foxy Brown - 'Brooklyn's Don Diva' - CD Review
Foxy Brown's Koch debut is a solid effort.

Fabolous - Loso's Way - Album Review of Fabolous' Loso's Way
Fabolous underperforms on Loso's Way

N.E.R.D. Seeing Sounds Review - Album Review of N.E.R.D.'s Seeing Sounds
N.E.R.D.'s 'Seeing Sounds' joyously defies categorization.

Method Man and Redman - Blackout 2 - CD Review of Method/Redman Blackout 2
Redman and Method Man reunite on Blackout 2.

The Game - One Blood - A Review of Compton Rapper The Game's It's Okay (One Blood)
Check out our review of The Game's

Mims - This is Why I'm Hot Track Review
Mims - Is this hot or not? Rap / Hip-Hop.

Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down || A Review of Yung Joc's "It's Goin' Down"
A review of Yung Joc

Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers
Wiz Khalifa smokes heroic amounts of marijuana on Rolling Papers.

50 Cent - Before I Self Destruct Review
50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct promises a return to form but falls short.

Kid Sister - Ultraviolet Album Review
Can a pop-rap neophyte overcome the utterly mind-blowing spectacle of a glossy surface? Kid Sister isn't afraid to try. Here's the verdict on Ultraviolet.

Young Buck - Get Buck - Track Review of Young Buck's Get Buck


Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek) - Revolutions Per Minute Review
Brooklyn's Talib Kweli and Cincinnati's Hi-Tek team up for a worthy follow-up to their stellar debut.

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)
On her debut LP, ArchAndroid, Janelle Monáe is unshackled by the constraints of genre.

Freddie Gibbs - Str8 Killa EP
Freddie Gibbs' Str8 Killa EP is brimming with raw energy and poignant production.

Hyphy - What's The Hyphy Movement All About?
What is hyphy? Rap / Hip-Hop.

Snap Music - What is Snap? - A Brief Profile of Snap Music
Snap is a form of rap that originated in Atlanta, GA. snap is gradually replacing crunk music.

August Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in August 2007
Click to see some August 2007 rap/hip-hop releases.

June Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in June 2007
Click to see upcoming rap releases for June 2007.

May Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in May 2007
Click to see upcoming rap releases for May 2007.

September Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for September 2007
Click to see some September 2007 hip-hop releases.

April Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for April 2009
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in April 2009.

February Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for February 2009
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in February 2009.

March Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for March 2009
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in March 2009.

November Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for November 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in October 2008.

December Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for December 2007
Click to see some December 2007 hip-hop releases.

November Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for November 2007
Click to see some October 2007 hip-hop releases.

Nicki Minaj Interview - Nicki Minaj on Young Money, Songwriting, and Jay-Z
Nicki Minaj talks Young Money, hip-hop, and Jay-Z.

How James Brown Influenced Hip-Hop - James Brown's Influence on Hip-Hop Music
James Brown wasn't just the Godfather of Soul, he also helped pioneer what we now know as rap music.

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - A Biography of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five were not only leaders of a new school, but a new era in American music. Here's a brief profile of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

Hi-Tek - Quick Info on Producer / Rapper Hi-Tek
Who is Hi-Tek? Rap / Hip-Hop.

Lists - Best Hip-Hop Albums and Songs
If you're searching for the best of rap music, look no further than this vast compilation of the very best hip-hop albums and songs. You're sure to find a record that will leave a lasting impression on you.

Hip-Hop Basics
Learn about the elements of hip-hop culture

Genres & Styles
Explore different genres and styles of hip-hop. Get started with these rap artists.

25 Greatest Hip-Hop Battles and Their Winners
A countdown of the greatest battles in hip-hop history.

25 Greatest Hip-Hop Battles and Their Winners
A countdown of the greatest battles in hip-hop history.

Top 10 Rap/Hip-Hop Songs for April 28, 2007 - This Week's Top Rap Songs
Top 10 Rap Songs for April 28, 2007

Hip-hop artists at the 2011 Grammy Awards.
Hip-hop sightings at the 2011 Grammy Awards.

15 Creepiest Shots from Kanye West's "Monster" Video
Creepiest shots from Kanye's

10 Hip-Hop Artists to Watch in 2009 - Best New Rap Artists to Watch in 2009
10 new hip-hop artists poised to make a splash in 2009.

Jay-Z Blueprint 3 - Top 10 4th Quarter Rap Albums 2008
From 50 Cent and Eminem, to Kanye and Jay-Z, here are the most wanted 4th Quarter rap albums of 2008.

Most Anticipated 4th Quarter Rap Albums of 2008 - Top 10 4th Quarter Rap Albums
From 50 Cent and Eminem, to Kanye and Jay-Z, here are the most wanted fall rap albums of 2008.

Lil Wayne and T-Pain
Lil Wayne and T-Pain at the 2008 VMAs

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2008 Video Music Awards
Hip-hop artists at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards

Rap / Hip-Hop
Rap / Hip-Hop.

Hip-Hop for Darfur - Darfur Now College Tour Preview
Hip-hop artists are working to raise awareness for the crisis in Darfur. Participating artists include Cool Kids, Wale, Janelle Monae, Zion I, and DJ Drama.

50th Annual Grammy Awards - Hip-Hop Highlights
Hip-hop moments and highlights from the 2008 Grammy Awards.

Photos from the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
A photo summary of the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors.

Photos from the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
A photo summary of the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors.

BET Awards 2011
Rap / Hip-Hop.

VMAs Report Card: Grading Hip-Hop Performers at the 2010 VMAs
Grading the hip-hop performances at the 2010 VMAs.

VMAs Report Card: Grading Hip-Hop Performers at the 2010 VMAs
Grading the hip-hop performances at the 2010 VMAs.

BET Awards 2011
BET Awards

BET Awards 2011
BET Awards

Hip-Hop Acts at SXSW - Tech N9ne
A photo gallery of hip-hop artists at SXSW 2011.

Hip-Hop Acts at SXSW
A photo gallery of hip-hop artists at SXSW 2011.

Hip-Hop Acts at SXSW
A photo gallery of hip-hop artists at SXSW 2011.

Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme
See pics of Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme contestants Bree, Byata, Chiba, Miss Cherry, Nicky2States, Khia, Lady Twist, D.A.B., Rece Steele, and Lionezz.

Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme Contestants
See pics of Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme contestants Bree, Byata, Chiba, Miss Cherry, Nicky2States, Khia, Lady Twist, D.A.B., Rece Steele, and Lionezz.

Nicki Minaj Photo Gallery
An assortment of Nicki Minaj photos.

2008 Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Action Awards
This year's HSAN honorees include: Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Jim Jones, and Doug E. Fresh.

2008 Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Action Awards
This year's HSAN honorees include: Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Jim Jones, and Doug E. Fresh.

2008 SXSW Hip-Hop Preview
Hip-hop artists on the bill for this year's SXSW music festival.

2008 SXSW Hip-Hop Preview
Hip-hop artists on the bill for this year's SXSW music festival.

2007 Summer Hip-Hop Preview: Common - Finding Forever
Top 25 Summer Hip-Hop Albums of 2007: Common - Finding Forever

2007 Summer Hip-Hop Preview
Top 25 Summer Hip-Hop Albums of 2007

2007 Summer Hip-Hop Preview
Top 25 Summer Hip-Hop Albums of 2007

10 Hottest Hip-Hop Couples of 2007
A rundown of the most fabulous hip-hop couples of 2007.

10 Hottest Hip-Hop Couples
A rundown of hip-hop's most adorable couples.

2008 Grammy Hip-Hop Nominees
T.I., Common, and Missy Elliott are among this year's Grammy nominees.

2008 Grammy Hip-Hop Nominees
T.I., Common, and Missy Elliott are among this year's Grammy nominees.

2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors: VH1 Celebrates Hip-Hop's Icons
2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors: VH1 Celebrates Hip-Hop's Icons
2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors: VH1 Celebrates Hip-Hop's Icons
2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2007 Video Music Awards
Rap / Hip-Hop.

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2007 Video Music Awards
Hip-hop was well represented at the 2007 Video Music Awards. Take a look at some of the appearances.

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2007 Video Music Awards
Hip-hop was well represented at the 2007 Video Music Awards. Take a look at some of the appearances.

Screamfest 2007: Madison Square Garden
Kanye West, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, and Diddy appeared together onstage at Screamfest 2007.

Screamfest 2007: Madison Square Garden
Kanye West, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, and Diddy appeared together onstage at Screamfest 2007.

Screamfest 2007: Madison Square Garden
Kanye West, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, and Diddy appeared together onstage at Screamfest 2007.

Eve
Rap / Hip-Hop.

Eve
A selection of press photos of rapper Eve. (Click on the thumbnail for a larger version)

Hip-Hop Project
Hip-Hop Project Rap / Hip-Hop.

The Hip-Hop Project
Hip-Hop Project

Snoop Dogg on the Set of "Boss' Life" Video Shoot
Pictures from Snoop Dogg's

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Arrivals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Arrivals: Photos

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

Holiday Hip-Hop
Holiday hip-hop preview. Rap / Hip-Hop.

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals

Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Presents "Get Your Money Right" (Houston, TX)
Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Presents

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals

Photos: Rakim in Concert
Photos: Rakim in Concert

Photos: Rakim in Concert
Photos: Rakim in Concert

Photos: 2006 MTV Video Music Awards
Photos: 2006 MTV Video Music Awards

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

Gnarls Barkley
Gnarls Barkley

LeToya Luckett Album Release Party
Pictures from LeToya Luckett Album Release Party

LeToya Luckett Album Release Party
Pictures from LeToya Luckett Album Release Party

OutKast Photo Gallery
OutKast Idlewild Photo Gallery

If you had to bring one hip-hop artist back to life...
If you had to bring one hip-hop artist back to life...

Fall Hip-Hop Music Preview
Fall hip-hop music preview. Top 10 upcoming albums this fall includes Nas' Hip-Hop Is Dead.

Fall Hip-Hop Music Preview
Fall hip-hop music preview. Top 10 upcoming albums.

Holiday Hip-Hop
Holiday hip-hop preview.

Hip-Hop for Darfur - Darfur Now College Tour Preview
Hip-hop artists are working to raise awareness for the crisis in Darfur. Participating artists include Cool Kids, Wale, Janelle Monae, Zion I, and DJ Drama.

Twinkies
So you thought

Crunk - What Is Crunk Music? - A Brief Profile of Crunk Music


Mims - Profile of New York Rapper Mims
Profile of New York Rapper Mims.

B.o.B. performing at the 53th Annual Grammy Awards.
B.o.B. at the 2011 Grammy Awards

10 Hip-Hop Artists to Watch in 2009 - Gemstones
Every year ushers in a bevy of new hip-hop artists, but only a handful of those new rappers manage to sustain our attention at the end of the day. Here are 10 new hip-hop artists to watch in 2009.

50th Annual Grammy Awards - Hip-Hop Highlights
Hip-hop moments and highlights from the 2008 Grammy Awards.

2008 SXSW Hip-Hop Preview
Hip-hop artists on the bill for this year's SXSW music festival.

Concert for Diana - July 1, 2007
Photos from

2006 MTV Video Music Awards: Chamillionaire
Chamillionaire at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards

Chamillionaire | Profile of Houston Rapper Chamillionaire
A brief biography of Houston rapper Chamillionaire.

The Most Disappointing Rap Albums of 2009 - 10 Albums That Gave Hip-Hop A Bad Rap in 09
Disappointment. The displeasure caused by a failure to meet expectations. Here are 10 rap albums we'd love to forget about as we approach the new year.

Rap / Hip-Hop - TopPicks
An index of TopPicks for the Rap / Hip-Hop guide site.

Rap / Hip-Hop - VideoSubs
An index of VideoSubs for the Rap / Hip-Hop guide site.

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Rap Album Reviews
Get the most incisive scoops on hip-hop albums

Blogs


Blogs - Hip-Hop Blogs
Leading rap/hip-hop blogs.

http://rap.about.com/od/blog1/
The leading blogs covering rap/hip-hop topics.

Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z - Deja Vu Video
Watch Beyoncé and Jay-Z music video for the popular hip-hop smash "Deja Vu."

Interviews
Check out some hip-hop interviews with the big players in the league.

Top 10 Album Releases for February
The hottest rap/hip-hop albums released in February.

Photos
Photos of your favorite hip-hop artists.

Top Rap/Hip-hop Blogs
The leading blogs covering rap/hip-hop topics.