We look back at the most memorable bars from Kanye West's classic debut offering.
.Paak owned 2016 and 'Malibu' marks the full-throated arrival of one of the most powerful R&B voices we've heard in years.
On the eve of his album release, Gambino continues to break boundaries with a barrage of virtual reality offerings.
There's a lesson in patience here for all artists—in 2016 your big break can come long after the music first drops.
Like "mixtape," the "debut album" has become an outdated term that artists and fans stubbornly refuse to stop using.
Another Weeknd album means another chance to find terrible lyrics everyone overlooks because he sings them so sweetly.
Embedded in 12 bloody minutes of Abel's new short film are four new songs from his upcoming album you need to hear now.
2016 has been a dumpster fire of a year but we can find gratitude in all the amazing music that's graced our table.
Millions of people know every word of André 3000's break-up song—now imagine being the person that song was written about.
"Panda" may have finally fallen from the top of the charts, but Desiigner's still number one thanks to TV.
One of the greatest rappers ever is preparing to release his final album - you have questions, we have answers.
If anyone could understand what Kanye West is going through right now, it's Kid Cudi.
The past four years have seen each new Ross album sell less than the last. Is it too late for him to regain his former glory?
A-Trak nailed it, the days when the blogs ruled the internet are lost and gone forever.
I'm more excited for Chappelle's long-awaited return than any new album from any rapper.
Forget leaking albums on the internet, music pirates are once again making millions of dollars smuggling counterfeit vinyl.
Don't worry, this isn't another ghostwriting scandal, but it is a powerful insight into Kanye's extremely collaborative creative process.
It was incredible that Ocean's hugely anticipated album didn't leak, and now we know why.
The world doesn't want music from '90s rappers? Tell that to Tribe and their soon-to-be No.1 album in the country.
Make sure you say happy birthday to the album that established hip-hop as a cultural and commercial force.
Killa Cam's insistence the UFC needs his permission to play his music opens a window into the murky world of the music business.
After four years and countless false leads, Frank Ocean has finally returned with a new visual album.
Tech N9ne and Marine veteran Nick Hamm talk about PTSD, music as therapy and the Warrior Built contest.
Calling all emcees - submit your best verse for a chance to fly to Kansas City and record with Tech N9ne. Hit the link for details.
Whether Ocean trolled us or pulled a Kanye and is making last minute changes, last night was a massive disappointment.
The legacy of the A$AP Mob founder lives on in one of this year's must-cop books.
They may not get much mainstream spotlight, but the Madden folks clearly know who's putting out the best music right now.
Eminem preparing to diss Drake is a juicy story, but the facts on this one are shakier than Rick Ross' stomach in an earthquake.
I've been at DJBooth longer than I've been married, but every road has its end.
For all his success Miller's never had a mainstream radio hit - that could all change with the brilliant "Dang."
Yes, the album's really finally, truly, definitely, maybe coming this Friday. Start praying.
Kanye may love Kanye, the world may love Kanye, but he's right - radio has rarely loved Kanye.
Anyone fighting to make their dreams come true in the face of an uncaring world needs to hear .Paak's story.
"Famous" felt like a publicity stunt, but Yeezy's new "Wolves" video is pure visual creativity.
According to Chuck the two always hoped to return when the time was right, and that time is now.
One of Khaled's most impressive feats was somehow convincing every member of The Fugees to clear a "Fu-Gee-La" sample.
The world's seems to be anxiously awaiting Travis' album on August 5, but I might literally be asleep when it drops.
How is Chicago this talented? Joey and Vic trade bars in an insane freestyle you have to hear.