by Celeste Little onDecember 19, 2012
The Root Recommends: A photography book from Michael Miller, who shot Snoop, Eazy-E and others.
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 Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onAugust 15, 2012
Has the rapper-turned-reggae artist really turned over a new leaf, or is this just a marketing ploy?
by Timmhotep Aku onAugust 12, 2012
MCs have gone from rhyming about weed to lyrical odes to trippier substances like MDMA and Xanax.
by Gaye Theresa Johnson onJune 16, 2012
Gaye Theresa Johnson, writing for the Huffington Post, says that Ice-T's movie The Art of Rap demonstrates that hip-hop has re-created itself to become a space for black collective commentary on contemporary social issues.
by Dr. Joycelyn Wilson onOctober 19, 2011
A Harvard hip-hop scholar compares the golden age to today's era of violence and greed.
November 11, 2010
From our sister site, Slate.com: The editors respond to the errors discovered in The Anthology of Rap.
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