More Than Ever, G.O.A.T. Status Is Being Claimed by Hip-Hop Legends and Newcomers Alike
Ever since famed boxer Muhammad Ali deemed himself the G.O.A.T., hip-hop has adopted that same energy.
How Social Media and Its Popular New Platforms Continue to Shape Hip-Hop
DDG, Kxng Crooked, Toosii and Twitter's Kevin O'Donnell speak to XXL about how social media and its popular new platforms are continuing to shape the rap game.
Here Are Important Hip-Hop Moments in 1995 That Were Pivotal to the Golden Era
Take a stroll through 1995, a pivotal time in rap's golden era, filled with brewing beefs and shook ones, multiplatinum hits and rich regional diversity.
15 Hip-Hop Easter Eggs Worth Hunting For
It's hunting season.
How an Oversized Teddy Bear Symbolized the Defiance of Kanye West’s The College Dropout Album
Even though Kanye West has long ditched the cuddly bear head for a decidedly less cuddly MAGA cap, the story of his Dropout Bear mascot endures.