Evolution of Rap Music in the United States - 1993 essay includes guidelines
for teaching about rap music (and graffiti) to middle and high school students.
Includes a bibliography and brief lesson plans.
- The Four Elements - Comprehensive
look at the history of hip hop music. Includes pictures and links.
- Old School Hip Hop
- Features biographies, recordings and videos from old school rap artists
who performed prior to 1986.
- Ali G's Online Rapper
- Interactive rapping. [Flash]
Down South Hip Hop World - Information about down south artists like Juvenile,
Lil Wayne, Master P, Lil Troy, Mystikal. Also new audio, lyrics, release dates,
freestyle competitions and unreleased albums.
- Dedicated to performing underground hiphop and mainstream rap on the net
in Real Audio. Forum and chat room available.
- Beats, Rhymes
and Life - Hip hop site for the advanced listener, features lyrics, news,
reviews and a tape trading section.
- BET.com - Music news, downloads,
videos and links.
- The Box - Sound and video files,
pictures and discography for old school artists, battles and the artists;
EPMD, LL Cool J and The Fat Boys.
- The Cipher
- Pictures, multimedia, free e-mail and fan forum.
- Curbserver.com - Hip-hop
trivia, games, merchandise, chat rooms and downloads.
- DaLinkz - Directory of over
400 rap and hiphop links, including bands and artists, record labels, stores,
magazines, audio and video.
- Davey D's Hip-Hop Corner -
Comprehensive site includes news, reviews, interviews, articles, charts and
- Dig Deep Online -
Features artist pages, chat, message board, reviews, charts, photos, and underground
- Dirty South Rap - Audio
downloads, interviews, reviews, message board, merchandise, and links.
- DJ CLUE - Mixtapes and CDs,
artist information and message boards.
- Donmega.com - Westcoast gangsta
rap news and information. Features biographies, discographies, pictures, lyrics,
wallpapers and audio.
- Down-South.com - Features
audio, lyrics, reviews, and pictures for artists from the South. Artists include
Cash Money Records, Three 6 Mafia, Gangsta Boo, Playa Fly, and Lil Wayne.
- EURweb - Home of the Electronic
Urban Report (EUR)
- Flow Session
- Message board and top 10 raps.
- Hip Hop
Battleground - Streaming audio, news, freestyle and chat room, artwork,
backgrounds, wallpaper, and reviews.
- Hip Hop Game - Offers news,
audio, reviews, lyrics, videos and a fan forum.
- Hip Hop Havoc - Features
mixtapes and exlusives from top artists in streaming audio, including release
dates and the latest news.
- The Hiphop Archive at Harvard
University - A virtual resource for Hiphop scholars, teachers, activists,
and anyone else who wants to use Hiphop to empower individuals and communities.
- Hip-Hop Culture - Album
reviews and mailing list.
Domain - Reviews, audio, forum, and articles.
- Hiphopbattle.com - Watch
hip hop artists compete for studio time. Also has poetry competitions and
- HipHop.com - Dedicated to hiphop
music and culture around the world.
- hip-hop.com - Comprehensive
hip-hop site with over 4000 pages and images.
- Comprehensive hip hop links directory and search engine.
- News, audio, interviews, and a directory of hip hop sites.
- HipHopDX.com - Up to date
news, reviews, and one of the biggest collection of hip hop Links.
- HipHopHotSpot.Com -
News, articles, album reviews, artist profiles and online store.
- HipHopPalace.com - Aspiring
artists can upload their demos, search for labels and read feature articles.
- HipHopSite - Features exclusive
and hard to find Real Audio clips, reviews and store.
- iGangsta.com - News, lyrics,
and diggin section.
- JS Dance Power - Belgian streetdance
hiphop crew. Dance battles, courses, events and teams.
- Pinnacle Rhythms Productions
- Original hip-hop instrumentals for emcees. [Requires Flash]
- Planet Rap Network - Comprehensive
site features news, reviews, audio, forums, games and pictures.
- Project B.U. - Search engine
dedicated to Hip-Hop culture. Includes artist news, forum, and a store.
- The Rap Dictionary - Definitions
of hip hop slang and expressions.
- Rap Station - Includes
breaking news, sound files, artist listings and message boards.
- Rapdirt.com - Get the latest news,
pictures, gossip, concert information, reviews, multimedia, and links on your
favorite rap music stars.
- RapMusic.com - News and information
on the music and artists in hip-hop, rap and R&B.
- RapSearch - Urban search
engine providing information on Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, Dance, artist information,
and top sites programs.
- Rapworld.Com - Rap/R&B/HipHop
site with free e-mail, url redirection, linkexchange. Over 100 artists listed
with pictures, sounds, videos, and lyrics.
- Real Rap - Album reviews,
sound files, and forum.
- Shitznitz.com - News, music,
message board, games, and chat.
- South-West Connection - News,
links, message board, interviews and reviews from mainly Southern and West
- Tapekingz - Mixtape culture
including audio, forums, video and merchandise.
- TyMeLyNe.com - Daily hip
hop news and online reality video show.
- Urban Latina Style
- Around 20 lyrics.
- URBNET: The Urban Entertainment
Network - Includes interviews, news, reviews, release dates, and charts.
- Information, music, pictures of 2pac, TQ, Daz Dillinger and others.