Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by petrus61, Apr 6, 2014.
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Dr. Dre - "The Chronic" really like that one.
Some will smith stuff is good, also NWA.
I more like early rap.
One of the first rap albums I owned was the soundtrack to Wild Style. I still love some of the live cuts from that. Others:
Ohmega Watts - "The Find"
Digable Planets - "Blowout Comb"
Public Enemy - "Fear Of A Black Planet"
MC Solaar - "Qui Seme Le Vent Recolte Le Tempo"
Positive Black Soul - "Salaam"
A Tribe Called Quest - "Midnight Marauders"
The Pharcyde - "Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyce"
Black Sheep - "A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing"
Tribe Called Quest - Low End Theory
Digable Planets - Rebirth Of Slick
De La Soul - Stakes Is High
The Roots - Illadelph Halflife
and many more...may add later
Y'all some pop-hop listenin' mf's! I keep it gangsta.
Smoothe The Hustler - Once Upon A Time In America
Ice Cube - Amerikkka's Most Wanted
Ice-T - O.G.
Game - The Documentary
Paris - Bush Killa
Eazy-E - Str8 Off Tha Streetz...
Cypress Hill - Black Sunday
Penthouse Players Clique - Paid The Cost
K-Rino - Solitary Confinement
Props to 50, Yukmouth, Boskoe100, Big Fase 100, Big June, Jay Rock, L'il Sodi.
The best rapper you've never heard of (contains no cursing or racial epithets) -
Biggie - Ready To Die
EPMD - Strictly Business
De La Soul - Stakes Is High
Dee Dee King - Standing In The Spotlight
(well, maybe not Dee Dee)
Anything produced by the great J Dilla
If you don't know who he is ... educate yourself
De La Soul-3 Feet High and Rising
A Tribe Called Quest-People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm
Eric B and Rakim-Follow the Leader
Ultra Magnetic MC-4 Horseman
MF Doom-Operation: Doomsday
MC Paul Barman-Thought Balloon Mushroom Cloud
Boogie Down Productions-By All Means Necessary
Public Enemy-It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
yeah lemme add Ultramagnetic MCs - Critical Beatdown
NWA - Straight Outta Compton
Digital Underground - Sex Packets
Didn't mention this one before because it's a 12" and not an album, but since it's the only thing Uptown ever released (at least under that name): "Dope On Plastic".
Danger Mouse "The Grey Album"
Fugees "The Score"
Kanye West "The College Dropout"
Mos Def and Talib Kweli are Black Star
Outkast "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"
Public Enemy "Apocalypse '91: The Enemy Strikes Black"
The Roots "Game Theory"
Wyclef Jean "The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book"
Wu Tang Clan "Enter the Wu Tang" "Forever"
GZA "Liquid Swords"
Raekwon "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx"
Ol Dirty "Return to the 36 Chambers"
Method Man "Tical"
I just really like the early Wu Tang stuff. Some of the newer stuff is good especially some of the newer Ghostface but the production gets on my nerves after awhile.
Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique
M.O.P. - Warriorz
The Beatnuts - Musical Massacre
Cypress Hill - Cypress Hill
Ice Cube - Death Certificate
Ice T - O.G.
Gang Starr - Hard To Earn
Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Ni**a Please
NWA - Efil4Zaggin
Jurassic 5 - Quality Control
Redman - Whut? Thee Album
Funkdoobiest - Which Doobie U B?
Tommy Wright III "Ashes to Ashes Dust to Dust" and "Runnin-N-Gunnin".
A Tribe Called Quest--People's Instinctual Travels...
Beastie Boys--Paul's Boutique
Beastie Boys--Hello Nasty
De La Soul--3 Feet High and Rising
Public Enemy--Nation of Millions
The Roots--Rising Down
Run DMC--Raising Hell
Third Bass- The Cactus Album
Public Enemy- Fear of a Black Planet and It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
LL Cool J Bigger and Deffer and Momma said Knock You Out
All the Beastie Boys
Run DMC- Raising Hell
Eminem- The Slim Shady LP and Marshall Mathers LP
Dr.Dre- The Chronic
Beat Street Soundtrack 1984 as a 12 year old kid I wore this tape out
Big Boi and Andre Present
Dr. Dre- The Chronic
Snoop- Doggie Style
CeeLo Green- Perfect Imperfections (Big Words is sick!!)
Big Gipp-Mutant Mindframe
Cypress Hill- Black Sunday
...off the top of my head....
First rap album and still my favorite. Jay-z volume 2 but a close second is Marshal Mathers LP and Mo Thugs family reunion.
Gotta mention single "Freedom" by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five
Fun songs with some nice bass/instrumentation.
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