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Hip Hop 50
Hip-Hop Has Always Been a Mental Health Resource For Many
Content warning: This article contains descriptions of mental health issues and suicide.
What Will It Take For Award Shows to Get Hip-Hop 50 Tributes Right?
OK, let's be honest — did we really expect the MTV VMAs, of all award shows, to deliver the best hip-hop 50 tribute of the year?
LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj, and More Celebrate Hip-Hop's 50th Anniversary With VMAs Performance
Hip-hop 50th anniversary celebrations are still underway, and some of the culture's most formative architects and torchbearers hit the stage at the 2023 MTV VMAs to honor it.
An Ode to the Jersey Dress, the 2000s Hip-Hop Trend That Changed Everything
A full embrace of impracticality is one of the hallmarks of 2000s fashion.
Southern Women in Hip-Hop Deserve More Attention — Which Is Why We Love "Rap Sh!t"
On the last night of Rolling Loud Miami, a coalition of hip-hop's latest and greatest female rappers paid homage to the Queen.
Women Journalists Get Real About Hip-Hop Media: "We've Always Carried [It] on Our Backs"
Author Raquel Cepeda once said, "The role of hip-hop journalists is to document hip-hop with integrity."
"The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" Is an Enduring Love Letter to Hip-Hop and Black Women
In the beginning, there was Ms. Lauryn Hill.
This 10-Minute Hip-Hop Dance Workout Teaches Some of the Best '90s Moves
Join dancer and choreographer Arianna Davis to learn some '90s hip-hop dance moves with class members Lilian Gonzalez and Rehima Jordan.
11 Hip-Hop Greats Who Deserve Biopics — and Who Should Be Cast in Lead Roles
In the age of endless movie biopics, it should be a crime how few of them are based on hip-hop's greatest artists.
From Cardi B to Ice Cube, Check Out These Rappers Who Have Also Appeared in Movies and TV Shows
Is hip-hop a gateway to onscreen fame?
10 Movies About Rap to Watch in Honor of Hip-Hop's 50th Anniversary
The list of movies inspired by hip-hop — or at least, featuring hip-hop music — over the last five decades is likely in the hundreds, if not thousands.
Hip-Hop Has Always Been Queer — That Story Just Hasn't Always Been Told
Fifty years into hip-hop, we've gotten used to decades of headlines proclaiming the genre's culture is homophobic and misogynistic — that generations of queer talents were forced to the peripheries and into closets until today's mega star rappers like Tyler, the Creator, Lil Nas X, and Cardi B busted down the doors to a new chapter.
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