Google Doodle Celebrates the Birth of Hip-HopFriday's Google Doodle uses an interactive turntable and classic tracks to celebrate 44 years of hip-hop.
Funk Flex: 'WPGC Was the Leader' in Hip-Hop Space (Watch)"WPGC was the leader in the space because we played every record that WPGC played," the Hot 97 DJ says.
WPGC at the 2017 BET AwardsFollow along with the big moments and winners from the 2017 BET Awards, and go behind the scenes with DJ Flexx and Tony Redz.
Listen to 40 Years of Hip-Hop in 4 MinutesThe video features over 150 songs from more than 100 artists, representing 40 years of hip-hop.
Kennedy Center Names First Director of Hip-Hop CultureA black woman, Simone Eccleston, will be the Kennedy Center's very first director of hip hop culture.
2014 Billboard Music Award Nominees: Drake, Beyoncé & MoreFrom the comeback of Justin Timberlake to the insanity of Miley Cyrus' career, this can only mean one thing: it's Billboard Music Awards time.
The NSO Bring Nas' 'Illmatic' to Life for 'One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide'To kick off a two-week hip-hop festival, the National Symphony Orchestra will team up with Nas for two special performances to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Illmatic.
Celebs Go Au Naturel With No MakeupCheck out these stars who have ventured out to the paparazzi world completely naked... on their face, that is.
UPDATED: 11 Go-Go Songs Every Music Fan Needs to HearMany things have come from the DMV area but the most notable is the great genre of go-go music. In the late 60s and early 70s, D.C. was the hotbed for a brand new sound of funk that infused with early hip-hop and R&B. Forty-some years later and it is still a dynamic genre for D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal TrialsNotice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.
Fla. Congressman, the Self-Proclaimed 'Hip-Hop Expert,' Busted for Cocaine Florida Congressman, Trey Radel who claims to be a "Hip-hop expert," was charged after he allegedly tried to purchase cocaine from an undercover officer in DuPont Circle in Northwest D.C. on Oct. 29.
Diddy Tops List of Highest-Paid Hip-Hop ArtistsAside from fame, what does every hip-hop artist want? Money — and the musicians on Forbes’ list of hip-hop’s highest-earners have plenty of it.