The 2010 Nicki Minaj album Pink Friday brought vibrant new shades to hip-hop.
Hip-hop is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Commentator Kiana Fitzgerald is looking back at the albums that changed the game. Today, it's OutKast's album Aquemini.
In 1995, the Memphis hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia took a shoestring DIY approach to recording their debut album, Mystic Stylez. Their example led to a flourishing independent hip-hop scene.
Leah Fleming chats with music producer and filmmaker Dallas Austin about receiving his upcoming honor at The Macon Film Festival, what's real in the movie Drumline and how a busted keyboard got him into music.
An eight-hour concert Friday night was a procession of generations of hip-hop royalty, from the Sugar Hill Gang to current stars like Lil Wayne. Run-DMC gave what was billed as their last performance.
Hip-hop may have originated in New York, but the genre now finds many of its current hitmakers in Georgia. And there are at least 50 important moments in hip-hop involving the state's artists, record labels or just events that happened here.
Female rappers have been a part of hip-hop since its debut. At hip-hop's 50th anniversary, female rappers are taking their moment to shine – while still demanding respect and facing decades-old challenges.
In 1989, 2 Live Crew's As Nasty As They Wanna Be became the first album declared legally obscene, and the group's legal battles set a precedent for the rappers that followed.
ATL 50 Hip Hop is a series of events including academia talks, movie screenings, dance events, a time capsule and a concert.
With their 1987 debut album Paid in Full, Eric B. & Rakim introduced internal rhyme schemes to rap, and changed the flow of hip-hop forever.
Hip-hop is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Commentator Kiana Fitzgerald is looking back at the albums that changed the game.
The rapper has been jail for more than a year and last week released a new 15-track album, Business is Business.
Sunday's biggest surprise at the 2023 BET Awards came when Quavo and Offset, the surviving members of Migos, performed in front of an image of Takeoff, who died in a shooting last December.
Hip-hop has been many things in its half century of existence, and "suitable for children" probably isn't what immediately comes to mind. But one book challenges that perception.
For decades, the genre has had a stealth mission: promoting public health. It started with Doug E. Fresh's "Stroke Ain't No Joke."