Hip Hop Collected will take you on a musical journey through the history of hip hop. This 2LP covers the first 20 years of the genre, showcasing 25 early pioneers who participated in the rise of hip hop. This compilation features music from the new labels that started to rise from the underground scene, like Sugar Hill Records, Profile and of course Def Jam. Including artists that defined a genre, a lifestyle and most of all, artists that inspired millions of young kids with both socially critical lyrics as well as classic party anthems. Classic hip/hop tracks featuring Kurtis Blow, LL Cool J, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Run-DMC, Nas, Ice-T, Mobb Deep, Gang Starr, Das EFX, Eric B. & Rakim, Slick Rick, Tone-Loc, Kid Frost, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan, Beastie Boys & more.