5 Reasons Janet Jackson Belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
When you list the artists who've been snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, one of the most jaw-dropping has to be Janet Jackson.
The Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Buys a Really Green House for $1.7 Million
Adam Horovitz paid more than the asking price for a more than 100-year-old house in Southern California.
Eazy-E Clowns Dr. Dre: Oct. 19 in Hip-Hop History
Black Moon debuts, Erick Sermon goes solo, Eazy-E releases a scathing Dr. Dre diss, MeShell Ndegeocello creates a new soul standard, U-God and Pharoahe Monch make their solo debuts.
How the Beastie Boys Wasted ‘So. Much. F—ing. Money’ on ‘Paul’s Boutique’
After taking forever to make their 1989 second album, the Beastie Boys got pushed aside for Donny Osmond.
Gilbert ‘Toker’ Izquierdo of Eazy-E’s Group Brownside Dies
Gilbert "Toker" Izquierdo, one of the original members of Ruthless Records' Brownside, has passed away.
Ludacris Becomes a Star With ‘Back for the First Time': Oct. 17 in Hip-Hop History
Whodini becomes the first hip-hop act to chart in the Top 40, Deltron 3030 visits the dystopian future, Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek team up, Ludacris drops his major label debut, and Eminem and Wyclef Jean are born.
5 Reasons Chaka Khan Belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Chaka Khan is one of the most important singers of the past 50 years - so how can she be kept out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
Prince’s ‘Controversy': A Guide to Every Track
'Controversy' is an important title in Prince's vast catalog, showing glimpses of the crossover superstardom that would greet him just three years later.
Mase Scores a Hit for Bad Boy’s ‘Shiny Suit’ Era: Oct. 14 in Hip-Hop History
On this day, Prince released Controversy, LL Cool J dropped Phenomenon, Gravediggaz delivered their second album and Mase scored a major hit for Bad Boy's shiny suit era with "Feels So Good."
Mos Def Drops a Hip-Hop Classic: Oct. 12 in Hip-Hop History
George Clinton paints the white house black, Spice 1 is 'Immortalized,' Warren G wants it all, Salt-N-Pepa continue to prove they're 'Very Necessary.'