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Hip-Hop Remembers Phife Dawg on the One-Year Anniversary of His Death
Busta Rhymes, 9th Wonder and more remember the Five-Foot Assassin.
Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Phife Dawg (November 20, 1970 – March 22, 2016)
One year ago today, hip-hop lost ATCQ's Five Foot Assassin, Phife Dawg.
Phife Dawg’s Posthumous Solo Album Gets a Name
Listen to the second track off 'Forever,' "Wanna Dance" featuring Dwele.
10 Best and Worst Hip-Hop Moments at 2017 Grammy Awards
From Chance The Rapper to A Tribe Called Quest and more, here are 10 of the best and worst moments from this year's Grammy Awards that caught the hip-hop world's attention.
James Corden Name-Drops Phife Dawg and Drake in 2017 Grammy Awards Freestyle
James Corden name-drops Drizzy and Phife Dawg during a freestyle at the 2017 Grammy Awards.
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20 Great Rap Lyrics for Die-Hard Basketball Fans
With the NBA season capturing hip-hop's attention, XXL digs deep in the crates and highlights 20 great rap lyrics referencing the game of hoops.
20 Great Rap Lyrics for Die-Hard Football Fans
With the NFL Playoffs underway, and in celebration of rap's deep connection with football, XXL highlights 20 great football references in the culture's history.
20 Most Shocking Hip-Hop Moments of 2016
XXL highlights 20 of the more shocking moments of 2016 that caught the attention including Phife Dawg's death, Soulja Boy's threatening antics and more.
12 Rappers We Lost in 2016
As we close out this year and enter a new one, major rappers to local underground phenomenons deserve to be highlighted and remembered for their contributions to hip-hop. Here are 12 rappers we lost in 2016.
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