These Are the Best Debut Hip-Hop Albums of All Time
50 Cent's Get Rich or Die Tryin', Kanye West's The College Dropout, Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle and more.
Travis Scott’s Most Essential Songs You Need to Hear
From "Maria I'm Drunk" to "Drugs, You Should Try It" and more, these are the most essential Travis Scott songs that every fan needs to know.
Here Are 10 Rappers That Almost Signed to Other Rappers
XXL highlights the rappers who almost signed with another rap star but didn't.
9 Times Rappers Changed Their Album Titles Following Backlash
XXL takes a look back at several albums with controversial titles that were changed.
Here’s Why the People Need Lil Bibby’s Free Crack 4 Project Right Now
The people want Free Crack 4.
Here’s What You Need to Know About Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter Album Series But Probably Didn’t
XXL digs up 20 facts about Lil Wayne's Tha Carter album series you may not know.
A Definitive Guide to the Best Rapper Nicknames
From Travis Scott to Megan Thee Stallion to Future and more, here's a look at the best rapper nicknames in the game.
Young Thug’s Most Essential Collaborations You Need to Hear
XXL highlights some of Young Thug's most unforgettable collaborations.
Lil Wayne Albums Worth Listening to and Those You Need to Skip
This is the cheat sheet to Lil Wayne's catalog.
Here Are 48 of the Greatest Hip-Hop DJs of All-Time
In celebration of their contributions to the culture, here are the greatest DJs in hip-hop history that every rap fan should know.
Here’s the Essential Mannie Fresh Listening Guide
XXL takes a look back at Mannie Fresh's most essential songs and beats.
Eminem’s Most Essential Songs You Need to Hear
As Eminem continues to serve as one of the undisputed greats of all time, here are his essential songs.