From Grandmaster Flash to Drake: Evolution of hip-hop explored in new Smithsonian box set

The history of hip-hop will be explored in the “Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap,” a major box set tracing the evolution of the genre from Fatback and Whodini to Nicki Minaj and Drake. The nine-CD collection will be released Aug. 20 as part of the Smithsonian African American Legacy Series. The project, which took seven years to […]

From Grandmaster Flash to Drake: Evolution of hip-hop explored in new Smithsonian box set