by Andreas Hale onDecember 12, 2012
Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg are rap icons, but few of the album's guests have been so lucky 20 years later.
by Timmhotep Aku onAugust 12, 2012
MCs have gone from rhyming about weed to lyrical odes to trippier substances like MDMA and Xanax.
by Winston "Stone" Ford onMarch 21, 2012
As corporations and stars such as Nas take over, emerging artists still hope to get noticed.
by Timmhotep Aku onJune 8, 2011
Is the Internet sensation from Oakland, Calif., rap's great white hope? Not exactly.
by Erin E. Evans onMarch 12, 2011
"You've built us. You've moved us. You've shaped us ... Stay up, Detroit."
by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 8, 2011
Chrysler hits hard in new commercial reminding people about the greatness of Detroit.
by Lauren Williams onOctober 12, 2010
White rapper wonders whether he was singled out over objectionable content in his music because of the color of his skin.
January 22, 2010
Race relations have gotten a little crazy lately. An all-white basketball league. Glenn Beck's black-history lesson. An over-the-top flight attendant. The Root takes a look at those who claim "blackness" and those we think make the cut -- whether they like it or not ...
June 3, 2009
Sacha Baron Cohen has mooned Eminem and made the Bingo ladies mad, but what's up with the black baby in the box?
June 2, 2009
How bad does Eminem want to move units? Booty-in-his-face bad...
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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