Ranking Musiq Soulchild’s Albums From Worst to First
The Boombox takes a deep dive into Musiq's catalog and ranks all of his albums to see which ones stack up as the overall best.
LL Cool J’s ’14 Shots to the Dome’ Remains His Most Criminally Slept-On Album
It still sounds fresh enough to warrant an occasional spin more than two decades after its release.
Krush Groove: 15 Iconic Lyrics From Run-D.M.C.’s Self-Titled Debut Album
DJ Jam Master Jay and emcees Run and D.M.C. truly shepherded hip-hop's ascent into the mainstream.
DJ Jazzy Jeff: ‘He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper’ Was Initially Just About the DJ
On the 30th anniversary of the release of 'He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper,' the legendary hip-hop DJ reveals what it was like in the early days of the genre; how the label tried to pigeonhole DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince's sound; and why 'Parents Just Don't U…
Continuing the Legacy: 10 Legendary Rappers Who Put Their Children On
Here are 10 legendary rap stars who used their power, influence and connections to help put their children on in the rap game.
Lil Kim’s ‘La Bella Mafia’ Turns 15—The Album’s 5 Most Memorable Tracks
'La Bella Mafia' was certified platinum, making Lil Kim one of only three female rapper's to have three studio albums achieve that feat.
20 of the Blackest Lyrics From ‘Black Panther: The Album’
Ranking the 10 Best Fictional Characters from The Notorious B.I.G.
From Tamika and Tammy to Pops from the Barbershop, these Biggie's most memorable characters.
‘Under Construction’ Is Still Missy Elliott’s Biggest and Boldest Album
On her fourth album, Missy looked forward by reaching back.
5 Best Songs from Bobby Brown’s ‘Bobby’
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, we highlight five of the best songs from Bobby Brown's underrated 3rd album.