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Missy Elliott nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame, marking a first for women in rapThe legendary recording artist continues to break barriers.REVOLT TVBeyoncé and JAY-Z’s ‘On The Run II’ tour reportedly made over $250 millionNow THAT is how it’s done.REVOLT TVBeyoncé and JAY-Z helped raise a reported $6 million for City of HopeThe pair teamed up for a charitable cause.REVOLT TVBeyoncé and JAY-Z's 'On The Run II Tour' stop in Vancouver was full of lessonsThe concert was a night to remember.Da’Shan SmithThe 10 rap collaboration albums that moved the culture forwardOver the years, many joint albums have left a huge impact on hip hop culture.REVOLT TVLil Wayne, Lauryn Hill and Meek Mill tapped to perform at 2018 TIDAL XThe annual gathering will donate its net proceeds to criminal justice reform efforts.REVOLT TVThe Produce Section | Swizz Beatz's 12 most iconic tracks of all timeWith two decades in hip hop under his belt, Swizz Beatz is widely recognized as one of the greatest producers of his generation.Preezy BrownRanking the album: JAY-Z's 'Vol 2...Hard Knock Life'20 years after its release, we look back at the LP's tracks, from least impressive to most unforgettable. Where does your favorite stack up?Preezy BrownHeirs to the Throne: A look back at JAY-Z's greatest torch-passing momentsHere are six rappers JAY himself has deemed worthy enough to spar with.Preezy BrownHow the 'Rush Hour' soundtrack helped mint new superstars in rap & R&B20 years after its release, we look back at the trifecta of "Can I Get A...," "How Deep Is Your Love," and "Faded Pictures."Preezy BrownJAY-Z, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Kendrick Lamar named 2018's highest-earning rappersThe top 10 highest-earning rappers averaged $44 million this past year.KC OrcuttA Rap Playbook: 26 great examples of lyrical wordplayThere’s been some internet buzz about who the best to ever do it is when it comes to entendres, alterations, rhyme schemes, syllables, synonyms, and more.Da’Shan SmithBeyoncé and JAY-Z continue reign as performing and philanthropic powerhousesThe couple continues to shine a light on what’s important, brushing off this weekend’s incident.KC OrcuttNOW PLAYING'R News' | Rap Facts: Revisiting tracks influenced by Aretha FranklinHosts Bri Harmon and Rodney Rikai remember the Queen of Soul songs sampled by T.I., JAY-Z, and DaniLeigh.Revolt02:53Master Class: Tracing the distinct phases of hip-popFrom Debbie Harry's rap verse and LL Cool J's crossover, to Mariah Carey's collabs and Ashanti's catchy hooks, this is the journey of hip-hop and pop joining...Da’Shan SmithThis Black Music Month, Kanye West and G.O.O.D. Music reset the gears of hip-hopAs the unprecedented month of releases comes to a close, we celebrate the collective staying true to crafting soulful music, not caring for spins.Da’Shan SmithOne year later, '4:44' revitalized JAY-Z and Beyoncé's career as a unionIf you're concerned that the couple's album trilogy was a manipulative ruse, the veracity and rawness of '4:44' should instantly silence those questions.Trey Alston1998: The year New York City crowned new rap kingsWith a number of monstrous debuts, and veterans making the leap from critical acclaim to commercial success, there has yet to be another moment in history that...Preezy BrownOn 'Everything is Love,' JAY-Z and Beyoncé strike the balance between unrelatable and inspirationalThey follow some trends instead of setting them and don't always dive deep enough, but the LP is a beautiful meditation on love, forgiveness and preserving joy.Raheem Veal7 quick takeaways from Beyoncé and JAY-Z's 'Everything Is Love'Black love and excellence. Here's everything there is to know about the album, at this point.Ralph BristoutThe Carters shut down the internet (and then some) with surprise joint album#EverythingIsLoveREVOLT TVThe 15 best posse cuts of 1998At a time when rap's lyricism was near its peak, these songs were heralded on the streets, making an artist's performance on them instrumental in building their...Preezy BrownRap and basketball's longtime friendship is built on mutual respect and similar paths to successBoth are often viewed as the easiest and truest escape from the black man in America's plight, though achieving those dreams are quite literally one-in-a...Bansky GonzalezThe story behind JAY-Z's first-ever film, 'Streets Is Watching'On the 20th anniversary of its release, we remember why Jigga's 1998 film is as essential as his debut album.Ralph Bristout