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Jay-Z Tries to Kill Auto-Tune: Sept. 8 in Hip-Hop History

On this day, Wiz Khalifa and Slim Thug are born, New York Undercover makes television history, The Geto Boys' Bushwick Bill drops his solo debut and Jay-Z releases the lackluster The Blueprint 3. 1992: ...

Sampled: EPMD’s 'You’re Only A Customer'

EPMD helped usher in a new era in New York hip-hop when they arrived with their funk drenched samples and bass-heavy beats. The sound created by Erick Sermon and Parrish ...

DMC Wants to Know WTF Happened to Hip-Hop

DMC has a message for today's young rappers: start being more responsible. The divide between hip-hop generations is certainly nothing new. For the past couple of years, it's been at ...

20 Infectious Hooks from Nate Dogg Songs

Nate Dogg, whose real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, was arguably the "Golden Voice" of West Coast hip-hop. He delivered his smooth, velvety tones on song choruses for artists like ...