HIP-HOP ON A HIGHER LEVEL
20 of the Best Yasiin Bey Songs
As we enter the potential home stretch of Yasiin Bey's career, which spans 16 years from his debut album, we've taken the time to go through his crates and pull out his best songs.
20 Hip-Hop Songs Featuring the Best Comic Book References
From Ghostface Killah to Lupe Fiasco and more, here's an eclectic playlist of records with some of the dopest comic book references.
Here Are the Hip-Hop Tours You Should Check Out This Winter
We've taken the liberty of rounding up the season's must-see tours. Don't miss out.
D.I.T.C. Keep It Authentic With ‘Sessions’
D.I.T.C's new album, 'Sessions,' is a return to the good old New York hip-hop that made the group so revered in their heyday.
Here Are 32 Rappers Going Gold in 2016
From A$AP Rocky to Gucci Mane and more, there are plenty of rappers who have earned gold certifications this year. Here are 20 rappers going gold in 2016.
20 of Your Favorite Rappers Naming Their Favorite Rappers
From Nicki Minaj to Chance The Rapper and more, here are 20 solid examples of rappers name-dropping their favorite rappers.
25 Great Beats Produced by Jermaine Dupri
XXL salutes the iconic hitmaker Jermaine Dupri with a run down of the best records he's produced over the years. Check out 25 Great Songs Produced by Jermaine Dupri.
Here Are All the Hip-Hop Albums That Topped the Billboard 200 in 2016
From Travis Scott to Drake and more, here are all of the hip-hop albums that sat on top of the Billboard 200 chart in 2016.
10 Times Rappers Collaborated With Brian McKnight
Travis Scott is far from the first hip-hop artist to utilize Brian McKnight for his talents.
50 2Pac Songs Every Fan Needs to Know
On the anniversary of Tupac's death, XXL digs through 2Pac's discography and put together a list of 50 songs that new and OG fans need to know.