Sony Music has released details of a double LP compilation that looks back on the development of hip-hop over the last 50 years.
Rap: 50 Years Of Hip Hop will be released on double black vinyl on July 29 as part of Sony’s ongoing ‘Certified’ series celebrating hip-hop cuts from the label’s archives. Click here for pre-order).
The compilation features classic tracks from legendary artists such as A Tribe Called Quest, Cypress Hill, Fugees, Outkast and Wu-Tang Clan, as well as contemporary artists such as Future, MIA and 21 Savage. increase.
In other recent hip-hop news, a photozine was recently released exploring early 1980s hip-hop culture.
Hip-Hop Era Side B 1982-2020 Hip-hop icons including Roxanne Chante, Rakim, Missy Elliott, Scott LaRoc, Cash Money, Flavor Flav, EPMD, Curtis Blow and Salt N by British-born photographer Janet Beckman 36 pages of original black and white photographs. – Pepa, Joey Vada$$, Stetsasonic, and more.