Rolling Stone unveils top 50 hip-hop songs of all time: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five's 'The Message' is No. 1
Hip-hop has always been about the message. Now Rolling Stone has certified it. In the magazine’s first ever rap-oriented best-of list, a blue-ribbon panel of experts judged Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s 1982 track, “The Message,” to be the greatest hip-hop song of all time.