Hip-Hop The home of NPR's hip-hop coverage.

NPR Hip-Hop

Joel Anderson is the new host for season three of Slate's podcast Slow Burn. Lisa Larson-Walker/Slate hide caption

toggle caption
Lisa Larson-Walker/Slate

'Slow Burn' Season 3 Turns Its Investigative Eye To The Murders Of Biggie And Tupac

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/776908450/777133442" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Gang Starr — DJ Premier, left, with MC Guru — photographed in London in 1990. Starting in 2017, Premier spent two years working with archival recordings from Guru, who passed away in 2010. Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images

Kanye West onstage during his Jesus Is King album and film event at The Forum on Oct. 23, 2019 in Inglewood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ABA hide caption

toggle caption
Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ABA

Questlove Michael Baca/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Michael Baca/Courtesy of the artist

Questlove On World Cafe

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/772606486/772620385" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Kanye West performs his Sunday Service event during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, Calif. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

toggle caption
Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella