1995 was a hell of a year for music.
Ain’t nuthin’ but a quiz thang, baby.
Ain’t nobody fresher than my clique.
Remembering the rapper, performer, and poet — and the words he left behind — on his 43rd birthday.
Tupac Amaru Shakur aka Lesane Parish Crooks.
Because sometimes you need a melody to express what’s in your heart.
If you’re going to buy gin and juice from anyone, let it be Snoop.
In a rough chronological order, these are the most ’90s hits of the ’90s.
For the days when you need a little extra sunshine.
Many rappers borrow style and slang from Bay artists, but the area’s long and thriving hip-hop culture has mostly stayed local. These classics prove why the rest of the world needs to take notice.
Step one: Get in your whip and roll the windows all the way down. Step two: Put on this playlist and get ready for the best summer ever.
Including Missy Elliott Smith, Bone Uggs N Harmony, and Hillbilly Corgan. Justin Hager is amazing.
The kind person behind the Hip-Hop Transcriptions Tumblr has made it soooo much easier for you to sit down at a piano and play a Jay-Z song.
These are the songs that capture what it really feels like to live in L.A. — both the great and the not-so-great.
This Senator knows Pitbull’s real name.
It’s time to embrace hip-hop’s new generation gap.
All of these records came out in 1993, which was a damn good year for music. Sorry if this makes you feel totally ancient.
Rap hero Bun B is curating the greatest hip-hop coloring and activity Tumblr of all time. Never mind that it’s probably the only one.
It’s official: Tupac is still alive, he’s just a train now is all. There’s some Tupac-level language in this video, you’ve been warned.
Despite being dead for 15 years, Tupac Shakur made it to the Coachella stage on Sunday to perform with Snoop Dog. This is the second most important hologram ever, after Will.i.am’s presidential election coverage hologram in ‘08. Why do only rappers get to become holograms?
Be prepared to lose your childhood innocence.
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A great mash up video!
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