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Soul, Jazz, Funk, and R&B you'll recognize as sampled by Hip Hop DJs

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Soul Classics 1956-65

Gospel and doo-wop combine to form the roots of soul

Check the Rhyme

Classic joints in Hip-Hop history sprinkled with the sound of today.

Motown Sound

Here's to 60 years of the Motor City institution that defined Classic Soul. Celebrate with us!

Workout Cool Down

Pop and R&B to wind down with at the end of your workout

Used Songs: Original Versions of Hit Covers

These songs all went on to become popular covers -- hear the originals!

Listeners' Top 100: Hip Hop Classics

The 100 most popular tracks from our Hip Hop channels

Back in the Day BBQ

Keep the drinks on ice and the burgers flippin' with these classic hip-hop jams

Beastie Boys Samples

The Beasties sampled lots of tasty tracks, and we're playing tons of 'em

Feel Good Old School R&B

Classic R&B favorites to start your day, or perk you up whenever you need it

Original Gangsta Radio

Edgy tales from the street...Tupac, Snoop, DMX, and NWA livin' the life

Trip Hop

Melding electronic, hip hop, and more, with Massive Attack, Portishead, and '90s 'Ninja Tuners'

Surely You Joust

Gettin' medieval on your ears, for RenFaire fans, RPGers, and cosplayers

Pure Funk

Programmed by Joe Turner. Nothin' but the Funk from the '70s, '80s, and '90s, with the Gap Band, ...

Protest Music: The Fury

Righteous anger and thirst for justice crystallized into hip hop and rock. (STRONG LANGUAGE WARNI...

Beach Blanket Transistor

Upbeat summertime hits of the '60s thru '80s... pack extra batteries for the radio!

Rooted In Roots

Voices of roots, blues, and rock that rattle the walls with soul.

The Soul of '78

A deep groove of the year's best R&B and Dance is cut through this collection.

TikTok Trending

Rising stars and classic favorites going viral on TikTok this week

Home-Fixers

A crowd-sourced collection of songs for repairs around the house, working in the yard, and the lo...

The Soul of '67

When Detroit and Memphis vied for Soul capital of the USA, with Aretha, Marvin, Booker T., Wilson...

Going Places

Songs with the titles of cities and nations. Tracks like "Hotel California" and "New York, New Yo...

Rolling Stone's Greatest Songs of All Time: '60s & Before

From the 2021 edition of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, a subset of just the Old...

Rolling Stone's Greatest Songs of All Time: '80s & '90s

From the 2021 edition of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, a subset of early modern...

Rolling Stone's Greatest Songs of All Time: 1990-2020

From the 2021 edition of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, the most recent vintage ...

The Soul of '66

Stone cold '66 classics from Wilson Pickett, the Temptations, Supremes, and Sam & Dave

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