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The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums

A chronicle of landmark firsts through 50 years of hip-hop

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The 50 Best Albums of 2003

Looking back at the best albums from 20 years ago

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Treble 100: No. 80, OutKast – Stankonia

A look back at the iconic genre-breaking hip-hop album on its 20th anniversary.

Treble 100 All-Time Favorite Albums

Introducing Treble 100: A Series on Our All-Time Favorite Albums

We’re launching an ongoing series on our 100 favorite albums of all time

The 150 Best Songs of the 2000s

We revisit the 2000s to once again survey its greatest musical moments

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Outkast announce Stankonia 20th anniversary reissue

This fall, Outkast‘s landmark 2000 album Stankonia turns 20. And to mark the anniversary, Outkast…

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The 60 Best Hip-Hop Albums of the 21st Century

The best rap records of the past 20 years.

The 30 Best Bands of the Past 30 Years

We surveyed music since 1988 to determine the best groups in the game.

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10 Guaranteed Party Starter Songs

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to party — and these songs will get it started!

Outkast Coachella

Watch the full Outkast Coachella live set

Outkast’s first live performance in more than a dozen years is now available to stream.

10 Essential Georgia Albums

As Outkast makes their return to the stage for Coachella, we honor their home state with 10 Essential Peach State Albums.

Lollapalooza 2014

Eminem, Outkast top Lollapalooza 2014 lineup

Arctic Monkeys, Nas, Spoon, Interpol and lots of others playing too.

Bottlerock 2014

The Cure, Outkast top Bottlerock Festival lineup

Deerhunter, Thee Oh Sees and, um, Spin Doctors also playing.

Sasquatch 2014

OutKast, Neutral Milk Hotel top Sasquatch 2014 lineup

Plus Frank Ocean, Kraftwerk, Queens of the Stone Age and many more.

OutKast, Vampire Weekend top Governors Ball 2014 lineup

Disclosure, Phoenix, Kurt Vile and Earl Sweatshirt also performing.

OutKast festival tour announced

Big Boi and Andre 3000 hitting 40 festival dates in 2014.


Coachella 2014 lineup features OutKast, Arcade Fire

Beck, The Knife, The Replacements and Neutral Milk Hotel also performing.

Playlist: The Best Hip-Hop of the ’90s

A listening companion to our list of ’90s hip-hop classics.

The Top 100 Hip-Hop Albums of the ’90s: 1990-1994

The first half of our epic list of beats, rhymes, scratch and boom bap.