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Your favorite rap albums (haters gonna hate) vol.1

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by petrus61, Apr 6, 2014.

  1. petrus61

    petrus61 Supporting Member

    Post em.
  2. Dr. Dre - "The Chronic" really like that one.
    Some will smith stuff is good, also NWA.
    I more like early rap.
  3. bass12

    bass12 And Grace, too Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    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"
  4. bluesdogblues


    Nov 13, 2007
    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
  5. StayLow


    Mar 14, 2008
    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) -
  6. JimmyThunder

    JimmyThunder Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    New Hampshire
    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)
  7. BowserBass


    Jan 18, 2012
    Anything produced by the great J Dilla
    If you don't know who he is ... educate yourself
  8. Doctor_Clock

    Doctor_Clock The Moon Machine Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2013
    Brooklyn, NY
    KMD-Mr. Hood
    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
  9. JimmyThunder

    JimmyThunder Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    New Hampshire
    yeah lemme add Ultramagnetic MCs - Critical Beatdown
  10. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    NWA - Straight Outta Compton
    Digital Underground - Sex Packets
  11. bass12

    bass12 And Grace, too Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    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".
  12. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    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"
    Outkast "Stankonia"
    Public Enemy "Apocalypse '91: The Enemy Strikes Black"
    The Roots "Game Theory"
    Wyclef Jean "The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book"
  13. Tractorr


    Aug 23, 2011
    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.
  14. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    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?
  15. jj4001


    Dec 27, 2010
    Providence, RI
    Tommy Wright III "Ashes to Ashes Dust to Dust" and "Runnin-N-Gunnin".
  16. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    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--Phrenology
    The Roots--Rising Down
    The Roots--Undun
    Run DMC--Raising Hell
  17. gearhead1972


    Feb 21, 2012
    Kent NY
    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
  18. Outkast- Southernplayalisticadillacmusic
    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....
  19. saviorself


    Apr 5, 2014
    First rap album and still my favorite. Jay-z volume 2 but a close second is Marshal Mathers LP and Mo Thugs family reunion.
  20. acebase62


    Jun 29, 2010
    Gotta mention single "Freedom" by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five

    Fun songs with some nice bass/instrumentation.