Forget the British Invasion of the 1960s or the synth-pop of the 1980s
A new anthem of black identity
The incident apparently took place on the set of a commercial in Compton, California
"If I have a short-lived career, at least I could say I sparked a change"
On the heels of releasing his debut LP, the critically acclaimed rapper talks about his origins, the future of hip-hop and that infamous selfie
The writer and essayist Gerald Early once asserted that “two thousand years from now, there will only be three things that Americans will be known for: the...
By eschewing political confrontation in favor of volunteerism, hip-hop and edgy art, young Burmese are seeking fresh ways to bring about change
On Saturday, hip-hop star Kanye West turned fashion designer, launching his women's-wear line at Paris Fashion Week. TIME takes a look at the other celebrities...
On the 15th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death at age 25, TIME takes a look at 10 hip hop stars whose murders were never resolved