Shaolin monks, Iron Men and one perplexed MTV News correspondent.
Jimmy2Times gives us a run-down of his five favorite Dr. Dre facts.
Celebrating the Dr.'s birthday in bacchanalian fashion
The Songs We Can't Escape
2007's Best Rap
Kanye Bests 50 Cent, But Is Either Album a Winner?
‘Bloody Radio’ blends an FM-ready formula with the band’s substantially darker signature creed
After a three-year pause, Clipse deliver a demented punchline
Corporate rap cipher 50 Cent sleeps his way to the top
Eminem spews more bile at his fans. Everybody throw up and get down!
Guerilla Black: "Compton"
City Pages writers look back on 25 years of arts criticism, and the sentences that still make us cringe
Smoking like Dre, rioting against junior high, singing in the parking lot
An August Wilson tragedy turns a cri de coeur into a hollering session
The Year's Best National Albums (A Wholly Objective and Statistically Sound List)
Aspiring Hip-Hop Mogul Top Tone Taps Into the Deepest Wells of American Optimism--But Keeps Coming Up Dry
Croquet fields and castles, Dune buggies and shark tanks: MTV's Cribs visits the estates of the new rich and famous
Eminem learns to sharpen his battle rhymes, but not to choose his battles
New albums by the Genius, Inspecta Deck, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and U-God fail to Wu the Clan's public
Master P's No Limit label proves that nothing succeeds like excess
The Hennepin County library system just wanted good clean fun on its CD rack. What it got was a free-speech debate that won't quit.
Is the white minstrelsy of the Insane Clown Posse more than skin-deep?
Business is Chilling: LL Cool J and EPMD.
Tupac's posthumous Makaveli, along with new releases by Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, take gangsta rap to different ends
Tupac Shakur gets out of jail and makes half a masterpiece.