In an interview with Mother Jones website, Talib Kweli named his top 3 conscious rappers who are popular in current hip-hop.Read More
In an interview with Juan Epstein, hip-hop legend and pioneer Kool G Rap named his top 10 rappers.
In the book The Concise Guide to Hip-Hop Music, Rakim reveals some of his best tips for writing raps. Here’s what he had to say:
In an interview with the New York Times, Eminem listed which 5 rappers are his current favorites.
In an interview with Billboard magazine, Kendrick Lamar gave out his 5 tips for success.
Raekwon from the Wu-Tang Clan is known for his intricate slang and vivid street imagery, but who does he list as his top 5 rappers?
In Born to Use Mics, Nas explains the differences between writing raps for albums and writing guest verses.
Slick Rick is often cited as being the best storyteller in hip-hop, with his classic story raps such as “Children’s Story” and “La Di Da Di.” In an interview with Insomniac Magazine, Rick gave 4…
In the book The Way I Am, Eminem mentions the 5 songs he listened to that got him into hip-hop and that he memorized when he was first learning how to rap.
In an interview with Rap-Up, T.I. listed his top 5 hip-hop albums.
In Decoded, Jay-Z reveals the 3 songs that had the biggest effect on him, early in his career.
Ice Cube is a hip-hop legend and appears on many people’s top 5 lists. But who does he rate as his top 5 MCs?
Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is considered one of the best and most legendary hip-hop producers — in the book The Concise Guide to Hip-Hop Music, he reveals some of his favorite instruments that he uses in…
Kendrick Lamar is one of the finest lyricists of the new generation of hip-hop artists. While speaking to Interview magazine, he named his top 11 rappers.