How the American gangsta rappers made history by getting banned in the UK.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
Village People lead singer Victor Willis, who co-wrote "Y.M.C.A.," insists it isn't a gay song - it's about hanging out with your buddies.
Justin Timberlake originally wrote "Gone" for Michael Jackson, but his team turned it down, so 'N Sync cut it instead.
Bono came up with the idea of focusing on a soldier's last thoughts as he dies from his wounds in the U2 song "White As Snow" after reading William Golding's 1956 novel Pincher Martin.
Thanks to a Newsweek article, there was a long-standing rumor that Bob Dylan stole the song "Blowin' In The Wind."
Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed.
"It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" was inspired by a dream where Michael Stipe conjured up images of people with the initials L.B.: Lester Bangs, Leonid Breshnev, Lenny Bruce and Leonard Bernstein.