The 20th Anniversary of Doggystyle

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of Doggystyle—not the sex position but the debut album of the rap king once known as Snoop Dogg. Hip-hop had never heard anything like Calvin Broadus, Jr. before. His calm voice and laidback flow was like a breath of fresh air—and it was perfect for the “G Funk” sound orchestrated […]

Happy 20th Anniversary to Wu Tang’s Enter the 36 Chambers!

On Saturday, Wu Tang Clan celebrated the 20th anniversary of the album that introduced 9 pioneers to rap culture: Enter the 36 Chambers. Since its debut on November 9, 1993, 36 Chambers has gone down as one of the greatest, most classical albums in hip-hop. Rap groups have existed before; but hearing 9 distinctive voices […]