In the 90s, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony might have been one of the biggest groups in Hip-Hop. Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Flesh-n-Bone make up the legendary group who has connections to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Black Music Month

Beyoncé's influences that are current Rock & Roll Hall of Famers? Second to none.

Get 2 Chainz or Rick Ross on a guest appearance spree and see what happens.

2Pac's voice and energy may not be here in the physical but almost 25 years after his passing: he still is the sound of the revolution.

Tiara Thomas is a singer-songwriter and producer from Indianapolis, Indiana. Most people got familiar with Thomas after she was featured on Wale’s 2013 hit, “Bad,” which reached number three on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs Chart. In 2013, following the success of “Bad,” Thomas joined songwriter and producer, Rico Love’s Division 1 Label–an affiliate of Interscope […]

The King of the South had his ascent from 2003 to 2006 and arguably the hottest solo streak in Atlanta rap history.

A look into the period that made Weezy's Best Rapper Alive claim ring true.

Test your knowledge when it comes to your favorite songs and lyrics.

As we celebrate the 41st year of Black Music Month, Dyana Williams shares how the month got started and how to support more black artists.

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In honor of Black Music Month, we asked “Shea Butter Baby” singer Ari Lennox what would be in her “Shea Butter” Playlist and it was filled with smooth grooves, hot lyrics, and ratchet activity! Lennox’s list includes: Missy Elliot Featuring Da Brat “Sock It To Me” Patrice Rushen “Remind Me” Mary J. Blige “Everything” Three […]

June is the OFFICIAL celebration of black music.  Black Music Month was originally founded by music moguls Kenny Gamble and Ed Wright in 1978, and with the help of President Jimmy Carter on June 7, 1979, the month of June was officially declared Black Music Month. The influence that black artists and black music have […]