playlist

Breakthrough Stars of Hip-Hop and R&B

These pop culture icons took hip-hop and r&b to mainstream superstar status.

35 songs (2 hours and 31 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Hypnotize (2014 Remaster) [Explicit]
The Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death (2014 Remaster) [Explicit]
3:49
2
Crazy In Love
Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z - Dangerously In Love
3:56
3
Gold Digger [feat. Jamie Foxx] [Explicit]
Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx - Late Registration [Explicit]
3:27
4
California Love (Original Version) [feat. Roger Troutman & Dr. Dre] [Explicit]
2Pac feat. Roger Troutman & Dr. Dre - 2Pac Greatest Hits (Explicit Version)
4:44
5
No Scrubs
TLC - Fanmail [Explicit]
3:34
6
In Da Club [Explicit]
50 Cent - In Da Club (3 track single)
3:48
7
Fantasy (Bad Boy Fantasy)
Mariah Carey feat. O.D.B. - Throwback Thursday R&B Jams [Explicit]
4:50
8
Ignition (Remix)
R. Kelly - Chocolate Factory
3:06
9
Pon de Replay (Album Version)
Rihanna - Lifestyle2 - Dance Grooves Vol 1 (International Version)
3:34
10
Izzo (H.O.V.A.) [Explicit]
Jay-Z - The Blueprint (Explicit Version)
4:00
11
You Make Me Wanna...
Usher - My Way
3:39
12
Ms. Jackson [Explicit]
OutKast - Stankonia [Explicit]
4:30
13
Karma
Alicia Keys - The Diary Of Alicia Keys
4:16
14
Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
Will Smith - Big Willie Style
3:47
15
Get Ur Freak On [Explicit]
Missy Elliott - Miss E....So Addictive [Explicit]
3:56
16
No Diggity [feat. Dr. Dre & Queen Pen] [Explicit]
Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre & Queen Pen - Party R 'n' B
5:04
17
Party Up [Explicit]
DMX - 90s Hip Hop [Explicit]
4:30
18
Run It!
Chris Brown - 00s Party Mixtape [Explicit]
3:15
19
Drop It Like It's Hot [feat. Pharrell Williams] [Explicit]
Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell Williams - Drop It Like It's Hot (International Version)
4:30
20
Only You-Bad Boy Remix (feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase)
112 feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase - 112
4:49
21
Always On Time [feat. Ashanti] [Explicit]
Ja Rule feat. Ashanti - Pain Is Love
4:05
22
Pony
Ginuwine - Ginuwine... The Bachelor
5:24
23
The Boy Is Mine
Brandy & Monica - Never Say Never
4:54
24
Doin' It [Explicit]
LL Cool J - All World
4:55
25
Say My Name
Destiny's Child - The Writing's On The Wall
4:31
26
The Next Episode (feat. Snoop Dogg) [Explicit]
Various artists - Project X: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Explicit]
2:42
27
Foolish [Explicit]
Ashanti - Ashanti
3:47
28
What's Your Fantasy (Featuring Shawna) [feat. Shawnna] [Explicit]
Ludacris feat. Shawnna - Back For The First Time
4:35
29
Goodies
Ciara feat. Petey Pablo - Goodies
3:43
30
I Need A Girl Part 2
Sean "Diddy" Combs feat. Ginuwine, Loon & Mario Winans - Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary- The Hits [Explicit]
4:45
31
Family Affair
Mary J. Blige - Family Affair (Remixes)
4:28
32
Get Low [Explicit]
Ying Yang Twins & Lil Jon - Kings Of Crunk [Explicit]
5:34
33
I Know What You Want [Explicit]
Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad - It Ain't Safe No More. . . [Explicit]
5:24
34
Get Busy
Sean Paul - Dutty Rock [Explicit]
3:31
35
Overnight Celebrity [Explicit]
Twista - 2000 Hip Hop [Explicit]
3:53