Rolling Stone unveils top 50 hip-hop songs of all time: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five's 'The Message' is No. 1
Rolling Stone's "50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time" includes songs by (from l.) Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z and Eminem. http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music-arts/rolling-stone-unveils-top-50-hip-hop-songs-time-article-1.1214199
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