A chronicle of landmark firsts through 50 years of hip-hop
Ten albums that changed the course of rap music.
As we face a not-so-peaceful transition of power, we assemble our songs of protest.
Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths didn’t make the cut this round.
Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, N.W.A. on nominee list.
Dr. Dre not scheduled to participate at this time.
Lou Reed, Bill Withers and Green Day also nominated.
Best of 1989