Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. There was plenty of great music in , and there was more chaff than ever to sort through to find it. While the floodgates of free content that opened last decade began to dry up as labels regained control over their property, new artists rushed to fill the opening.
Jay-Z and Eminem, two of the greatest rappers of all time, perform together. Matt Sayles. Troy L. Smith, cleveland. For a while there was just East Coast and West Coast rap with Southern hip-hop creeping into the mainstream. After the start of the new millennium, everything exploded. An endless number of hits came from various genres, producing some of the most creative and polarizing music in hip-hop history.
'Hands on the Wheel'
This article summarizes the events, album releases, and album release dates in hip hop music for the year From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved Retrieved 1 March
We're coming up on the final days of and as usual no one can truly predict what songs have the biggest impact on the culture until now. Looking back on the last 12 months, the most popular hip-hop songs this year were dominated by a mix of old and new faces. If there was one common theme, it was Mike Will Made It, the producer behind a handful of the beats. Young Money dominated as features, with appearances from Lil Wayne or Drake more than once. Also, many independent newcomers ushered in some refreshing energy, bringing a new wave of creativity to the genre that couldn't be overlooked.