Category: Golden Age

Golden age hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop music that is characterized by its use of samples from funk, soul, and jazz records, its emphasis on lyricism and storytelling, and its often socially conscious messages. It is considered to be the classic era of hip hop, and it produced some of the most influential and important artists in the genre, such as Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Eric B. & Rakim, Mobb Depp and alot more.