Backspin is honoring A tribe Called Quest’s first album in 18 years with The Quest Continues weekend, starting Friday 11/11 at 4 p.m. ET.
Shade 45 host Sway Calloway remembers the last interview he did with his friend Tupac Shakur a few months before his death. To commemorate the 20-year anniversary of his death, SiriusXM’s hip-hop channels will be airing special programming.
Let’s “Bey” honest, Yoncé is perhaps the most beloved person on planet Earth and rightly twirls on any haters. If we’re being real, that 2014 Saturday Night Live sketch about The Beygency, a nebulous organization that eliminates those that “say the unsayable”– … Continued
Darryl McDaniels, better known as D.M.C from the pioneering hip-hop group Run-D.M.C., has opened up about his severe battle with depression in his new book, Ten Ways Not To Commit Suicide. Following the murder of Jam Master Jay and the breakup of … Continued
Mid-’90s hip-hop was off the chain!
O’Shea Jackson, better known as rapper and actor Ice Cube, turns 47 today (6/15). One of the best lyricists of all time known for his aggressive and brutally honest style of rapping, Ice Cube rose to fame as a member … Continued
SiriusXM celebrates Black Music Month all through June with special programming showcasing Classic Soul, Motown, today’s Hip-Hop, and everything in between! See what we have in store all month long: Backspin (Ch. 43) STEPHEN HILL SPEAKS…ON HIP-HOP AND R&B OF … Continued
California dreamin’? We totally understand. Put the top down and get ready to ride out to some old-school West Coast G-Funk. We’ve got the classic hits that defined West Coast Hip Hop in our West Coast Cookout playlist. Stream the playlist … Continued
Release date: May 23, 2000 Backstory: Shocking, harrowing, offensive, complex, emotional, captivating. Those are just a few words to describe The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem’s third studio album released in the spring of 2000 and titled after his birth name. … Continued
Ask anyone to name the five greatest rappers of all time and the Notorious B.I.G. is always near the top of the list. That’s because he was larger that life, not only in stature and name, but also in overall … Continued