Rucci Is at the Heart of Los Angeles’ Rap Renaissance
With his latest project 'Dawgystyle,' the 23-year-old joins 03 Greedo and Drakeo the Ruler as leaders in a new West Coast movement.
'Original Gangstas' Goes Beneath the Surface of West Coast Rap's Origin Story
Twenty years after Tupac Shakur's murder, Ben Westhoff digs into the legacy that made gangsta rap so fascinating to its listeners—and deadly to its artists.
Someone Has Made 38 Hours of Playlists That Trace the Evolution of Hip-Hop
And you can listen to it for free.
Ice T Has Recorded a Dungeons and Dragons Audiobook
But that’s just the tip of the Dungeons and Dragons rap empire.
Dre Day: A Multi-City Celebration of Andre Young
With Dr. Dre's birthday right around the corner, a series of parties is about to light up North America to pay homage to the great godfather of gangsta rap. We spoke to the founder of Dre Day, Mike Davis, about how the project has grown.