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Genius scavenged through Biggie’s short-but-street discography to assemble his life story using only his lyrics.
20 years. 120+ names. It's the Roc!
Back in summer 2005, before Rihanna became a global megastar, she was jackin’ for beats just like every post-50 Cent rapper.
Genius sifted through every song in Drake’s catalog, from pre-'Room For Improvement' bars to his latest project, 'Views', to piece together the 6ix God’s life story in his own words.
G.O.O.D. Music's all-star posse cut took more than two years to complete.
The music that shaped the hit series.
Streams of the hit record jumped by more than 200 percent.
The one-sided fandom that preceded Cole's "False Prophets (Be Like This)."
Remembering the album that put T.I. on top of the rap game, 10 years later
"He was like, 'Draw me like Jordan, but not too fat'"
Elijah Scarlett talks producing "For Whom The Bell Tolls."
Two NYC legends break down their involvement in the new series about hip-hop's birth.