12 Best Hip-Hop Halftime Performances
The big ticket.
20 Greatest Hip-Hop Moments on ‘In Living Color’
Take a look back at the iconic TV series that inspired Bruno Mars and Cardi B's "Finesse (Remix)" video.
20 of the Biggest Hip-Hop Achievements in 2017
Hip-hop on a higher level.
20 of the Best Lyrics From Eminem’s ‘Revival’ Album
Slim Shady still got it.
50 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Songs of 2017
With the calendar year coming to a close, The Boombox compiled 50 of the best songs from 2017 that made an impact on urban culture. Did your favorite make the cut?
5 Best Songs from the ‘8 Mile’ Soundtrack
5 Best Songs from the '8 Mile' Soundtrack
10 Rappers Who Dissed Presidents
In the wake of Eminem's Trump smackdown, we decided to look back at some other famous rappers who blasted the Commander-In-Chief.
Here’s a Timeline of Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner’s Relationship
To get fans up to date on everything from matching tattoos to pregnancy rumors, here's a timeline of Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner's history with each other thus far.
20 of the Best Lyrics From Mozzy’s ‘1 Up Top Ahk’ Album
With '1 Up Top Ahk' serving as the return of one of the West Coast's most promising acts, XXL shares 20 of the best lyrics from Mozzy's latest long-player.
20 of the Best Lyrics From YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s ‘AI YoungBoy’ Mixtape
Here are 20 of the lyrics from 'AI YoungBoy' that stack up as the best on YoungBoy Never Broke Again's latest offering.
Company Flow’s ‘Funcrusher Plus’ Epitomized Hip-Hop’s Spirit of Independence
Company Flow shunned the mainstream while embracing hip-hop's against-the-grain ethos.
5 Best Songs on French Montana’s ‘Jungle Rules’
Here are five of the best songs from French's new album.
20 of the Best Lyrics from 21 Savage’s ‘Issa Album’
After giving 'Issa Album' a spin, XXL highlights 20 of the best lyrics from 21 Savage's solo debut that stand a cut above the rest.
Vince Staples Bolsters His Reputation With ‘Big Fish Theory’ Album
One of the more skilled and intriguing wordsmiths in rap today, Vince Staples continues to bolster his reputation on his sophomore effort, 'Big Fish Theory.'
5 Best Songs from DJ Khaled’s ‘Grateful’
Khaled's latest album is star-studded and jam-packed. We chose our favorites. Did your favorite make the cut?
20 of the Best Lyrics From 2 Chainz’s ‘Pretty Girls Like Trap Music’ Album
After listening to 2 Chainz's third album, XXL highlights 20 of the most potent lyrics from 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.'
5 Best Songs From SZA’s ‘CTRL’
We've highlighted what we feel are the five best cuts from the songstress's smoky album. Did your favorite make the cut?
‘The Eminem Show’ Solidified Marshall Mathers’ Legacy As a Rap God
Em's first two classics confirmed that he was the real deal, his third one proved he was an all time great.
20 of the Best Lyrics From The Underachievers’ ‘Renaissance’ Album
With The Underachievers' latest LP hot off the press, here are 20 of the lyrics from 'Renaissance' that stand out as the best thus far.
5 Best Songs From Snoop Dogg’s ‘Neva Left’
Snoop invites an array of guest stars to the party on his 15th album.
20 Covers of Hip-Hop Songs Using Instruments
From violins to harps and more, XXL highlights 20 covers of rap songs in which varying instruments capture the vibe.
5 Best Songs From Wale’s ‘SHINE’
We picked our favorite cuts from Wale's 'SHINE.'
20 Hip-Hop Personalities Share Memories of Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ [EXCLUSIVE]
Artists, producers, DJs and journalists share some of their thoughts on a classic.
5 Best Songs From Joey Bada$$’ Album ‘All-Amerikkkan Bada$$’
We picked the five best tracks from Joey Bada$$' 'All-Amerikkkan Bada$$.'
Kodak Black Illustrates His Trials and Tribulations on ‘Painting Pictures’ Album
Kodak Black's 'Painting Pictures' album is an admirable effort and indicative of the path that the rapper is on.
20 of the Best Lyrics From Raekwon’s ‘The Wild’ Album
Here are 20 of the best lyrics from Raekwon's 'The Wild' album that fans should take note of. Get your pause and rewind buttons ready.
50 The Notorious B.I.G. Songs Every Fan Should Know
With the 20th anniversary of the rapper's death here, check out 50 of the most essential songs from or featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
The Life of a Hot Boy: An Inside Look at Fallen Rapper Bankroll Fresh’s Rise to Fame
As the one-year anniversary of Atlanta rapper Bankroll Fresh's death draws near, his mother speaks with XXL about his childhood, his come up and keeping his legacy alive.
20 of the Best Eminem Songs
After taking a dive into his discography and making a few tough decisions, here are some of the 20 definitive Eminem songs he's released to date.
20 of the Best Future Songs
In celebration of his new album, we've compiled a list of 20 of the best songs that are essential in Future's catalog. Did your favorite make the cut?