Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Albums you must own to consider yourself "Hip Hop"

A Tribe Called Quest-Low End Theory
A Tribe Called Quest-Midnight Marauders
A Tribe Called Quest-People Instinctive Travels...
Akinyele-Vagina Diner
Big Daddy Kane-Long Live the Kane
Big Pun-Capital Punishment
Biz Markie-Going Off
BlackStar-Mos Def and Talib Kweli are Black Star
Boogie Down Productions-Criminal Minded
Boogie Down Productions-Edutainment
Boogie Down Productions-Live Hardcore Worldwide
Brand Nubian-One for All
D.O.C-No One Can Do It Better
De la Soul-3 Feet High and Rising
De la Soul-De la Soul is Dead
Del the FunkeeHomosapien-I wish My Brother George Was Here
Diamond D-Stunts, Blunts, and Hip Hop
Doug E. Fresh-World's Greatest Entertainer
EPMD-Strickly BusinessE.P.M.D-Unfinished Business
Eric B. and Rakim-Paid in Full
GangStarr-Daily Operation
GangStarr-Moment of Truth
GangStarr-Step In the Arena
Ice Cube- Amerikka's Most Wanted
Ice Cube-Death Certificate
Jay Z-Blueprint
Jay Z-The Black Album
Jungle Brothers-Done By The Forces of Nature
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo-Wanted Dead or Alive
KRS-ONE-Return of the Boom Bap
L.L Cool J-Radio
M.C Lyte-Act like You Know
M.C Lyte-Eyes on This
M.C Lyte-Lyte as a Rock
Main Source-Breakin Atoms
Mos Def-Black on Both Sides
N.W.A-Straight Outta Compton
Notorious B.I.G-Ready to Die
Pharoahe Monch-Internal affairs
Pete Rock and C.L Smooth-Mecca and the Soul Brother
Poor Righteous Teachers-Pure Poverty
Public Enemy- It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Public Enemy-Yo! Bum Rush the ShowQueen Latifah-All hail the Queen
Roots-The Roots Come Alive
Run-D.M.C-Raising Hell
Slick Rick-The Great Adventures of Slick Rick


Anonymous said...

agree with the list in general, would have to go with the self-titled Run-DMC over "Raising Hell" though

alicia aka buttaflybaby said...

hey dude...thanks for hittin me up on the you are a trip...

i need to start a collection cuz i was young back in the's ashame how we take good music for granted...and now all kids wanna do is listen to Ashanti...of all (sorry Ashanti fans...smh) this industry is almost gone down the toilet...excuse my

piranha said...

what about fugees? or is that just a european thing??? and lauryn hill?

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