The Library has recordings of many rap and hip-hop artists. You can use the library catalog to search for artists or albums by name if you're looking for something particular or you can browse using the advanced search to search by subject, selecting Rap (Music) or Hip-Hop (Music) and limiting to audio. See the Listening Suggestions box for a selection of rap and hip-hop collections and anthologies available on CD or to stream.
If you are looking for collected lyrics or resources on song analysis for rap and hip-hop, you can search by subject for Rap (Music) or Hip-Hop (Music) and Texts or Criticism. For some resources to get started, check out the recommendations at the bottom of the page.