Here Are the Rappers You Might Not Know Had Signed Record Deals With Professional Athletes
XXL looks back on 11 instances in which a notable rap artist struck a record or management deal with a professional athlete.
12 Rap Rivalries That Caught Hip-Hop by Surprise
Check out memorable rivalries between rap artists that kept the competitive juices flowing.
15 Weakest Albums by Great Rappers
From Eminem's Encore album to Jay-Z's Kingdom Come and more, here are 15 weak albums by great rappers.
10 of the Best Albums to Come From Dipset
Diplomatic Immunity to Cam'ron's Come Home With Me and more.
30 of the Most Shocking Hip-Hop Album Covers of the 2010s
Judge these works by their covers.
50 Hip-Hop Albums With No Weak Songs
Play them from front to back.
8 Artists Who Should Release a B-Sides Compilation Project
Clean the vaults.
Here’s a Timeline of Kodak Black’s Legal Troubles
Bodak orange jumpsuit.
Wiz Khalifa Opens Up on Overstuffed ‘Rolling Papers 2′ Album
A hit of vulnerability.
20 of the Blackest Lyrics From ‘Black Panther: The Album’
Payroll Giovanni and Cardo Have a Completed Album With Jeezy and YG
The rapper-producer duo breaks down their own collaborative album, 'Big Bossin', Vol. 2.'
10 Biggest Rap Snubs in Grammy History
The Grammys have a checkered past with rap, and these are the most egregious hip-hop snubs in Grammys history.
15 Best ‘In Living Color’ Performances
Here are the 15 most legendary guest performances in 'In Living Color' history.
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.