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Rap Report Card From the 1990s Grading Jay-Z, DMX and Others Goes Viral
How'd your favorite rapper score on the rap report card?
Here Are 53 of the Most Brutal Diss Lines in Rap History
In rap beef, rappers like to get brutal with their lyrics.
DMX Hospitalized After Drug Overdose, Rappers Respond
Hip-hop is here for DMX.
Here Are Important Hip-Hop Moments in 1995 That Were Pivotal to the Golden Era
Take a stroll through 1995, a pivotal time in rap's golden era, filled with brewing beefs and shook ones, multiplatinum hits and rich regional diversity.
Here’s Every Rapper Eminem Name-Drops on Music to Be Murdered By – Side B (Deluxe Edition)
XXL takes a look at every rapper that Eminem name-drops on his new Music to Be Murdered By - Side B (Deluxe Edition) album.
These Are Hip-Hop Throwback Photos You Need to See
Throwbacks, no Thursday.
Here Are the Poignant Hip-Hop Songs Addressing Police Brutality, Racial Inequality and Social Justice Right Now
The revolution is being heard through songs from Lil Baby, T-Pain, DaBaby and more.
Remember When Rappers Loved Wearing Sports Jerseys All the Time?
XXL takes a look at a history of rappers' love for sports jerseys.
Rappers Demand Justice for George Floyd, Who Was Killed by Police Officer That Pinned His Knee on Floyd’s Neck
Rappers are calling for change.
Here Are Unforgettable Songs That Reinvigorated Rappers’ Careers
Comebacks, welcome boosts and refreshed careers.
Rappers Show Support for Ahmaud Arbery, Who Was Killed By Son of Former Cop
Hip-hop is showing up for Ahmaud Arbery.
A Look at the Hip-Hop Events Happening During Coronavirus Quarantine
XXL takes a look at hip-hop events happening during the coronavirus pandemic.
LL Cool J Helps Offset Get Acting Role on NCIS: Los Angeles
Catch a glimpse of Offset's new role on the show.
Ghostwriting’s Uneven Playing Field Between Men and Women Analyzed
XXL analyzes the uneven playing field.
20 of the Most Important Hip-Hop Rivalries of All-Time
Rap's biggest battles.
Ice Cube and LL Cool J Team Up to Buy Sports TV Station
The hip-hop veterans are looking to secure the bag, together.
5 Reasons LL Cool J Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Boombox lists five reasons why LL Cool J should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.