Saturday, June 11, 2005

100 Greatest Rap/Hip-Hop Albums of the '90s

From http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/best_rap-alb-90.html

1. Illmatic - Nas (1994)
2. The Chronic - Dr. Dre (1992)
3. The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest (1991)
4. Me Against the World - 2Pac (1995)
5. Aquemini - Outkast (1998)
6. Ready to Die - Notorious B.I.G. (1994)
7. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted - Ice Cube (1990)
8. Reasonable Doubt - Jay-Z (1996)
9. Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers - Wu-Tang Clan (1993)
10. DoggyStyle - Snoop Doggy Dogg (1993)
11. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill (1998)
12. Daily Operation - GangStarr (1992)
13. Midnight Marauders - A Tribe Called Quest (1993)
14. Black Star - Black Star (1999)
15. All Eyez On Me - 2Pac (1996)
16. Black On Both Sides - Mos Def (1999)
17. Breaking Atoms - Main Source (1991)
18. southernplayalisticadillacmuzik - Outkast (1994)
19. It's Dark and Hell Is Hot - DMX (1998)
20. Life After Death - Notorious B.I.G. (1997)
21. KRS-One - KRS-One (1995)
22. E. 1999-Eternal - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (1995)
23. De La Soul Is Dead - De La Soul (1991)
24. Don Killuminati: The 7-Day Theory - 2Pac/Makaveli (1996)
25. The Score - The Fugees (1996)
26. Black Reign - Queen Latifah (1993)
27. Things Fall Apart - The Roots (1998)
28. People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm - A Tribe Called Quest (1990)
29. Death Certificate - Ice Cube (1991)
30. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx - Raekwon (1995)
31. ATLiens - Outkast (1996)
32. The Diary - Scarface (1994)
33. Supa Dupa Fly - Missy Elliott (1997)
34. 3 Years, 5 Months, and 2 Days In the Life Of... - Arrested Development (1992)
35. The Infamous... - Mobb Deep (1995)
36. 93 Til Infinity - Souls of Mischief (1993)
37. Mecca and the Soul Brother - Pete Rock and CL Smooth (1992)
38. O.G.: Original Gangster - Ice-T (1991)
39. One For All - Brand Nubian (1990)
40. Step In the Arena - GangStarr (1992)
41. Comin' Out Hard - Eightball & MJG (1993)
42. Business Never Personal - EPMD (1992)
43. We Can't Be Stopped - Geto Boys (1991)
44. Still Standing - Goodie MOB (1998)
45. Resurrection - Common (1994)
46. Liquid Swords - GZA (1995)
47. Wanted: Dead or Alive - Kool G Rap & DJ Polo (1990)
48. Reachin': A New Refutation of Time and Space - Digable Planets (1993)
49. One Day It'll All Make Sense - Common (1997)
50. Check Your Head - Beastie Boys (1992)
51. It Was Written - Nas (1996)
52. Apocalypse '91: The Enemy Strikes Black - Public Enemy (1991)
53. Uptown Saturday Night - Camp Lo (1997)
54. I Wish My Brother George Was Here - Del the Funkee Homosapien (1991)
55. Don't Sweat the Technique - Eric B. and Rakim (1992)
56. Blacks' Magic - Salt-N-Pepa (1990)
57. Dr. Octagonecologyst - Dr. Octagon/Kool Keith (1996)
58. 400 Degreez - Juvenile (1998)
59. The Slim Shady LP - Eminem (1999)
60. Bizarre Ride II Tha Pharcyde - The Pharcyde (1992)
61. Doe Or Die - AZ (1995)
62. Funcrusher Plus - Company Flow (1997)
63. Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life - Jay-Z (1998)
64. Make Way For the Motherlode - Yo-Yo (1991)
65. War Report - Capone-N-Noreaga (1997)
66. Harlem World - Ma$e (1997)
67. On Top of the World - Eightball & MJG (1995)
68. Funkdafied - Da Brat (1995)
69. Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J (1990)
70. Sex Packets - Digital Underground (1990)
71. Do You Want More?!!!??! - The Roots (1994)
72. Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood - DMX (1998)
73. Sun Rises In the East - Jeru the Damaja (1994)
74. Efil4zaggin - N.W.A. (1991)
75. Whut? Thee Album - Redman (1992)
76. A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing - Black Sheep (1991)
77. Down With the King - Run DMC (1993)
78. No Way Out - Puff Daddy (1997)
79. The Coming - Busta Rhymes (1995)
80. Short Dog's In the House - Too Short (1990)
81. A Prince Among Thieves - Prince Paul (1999)
82. Ghetto D - Master P (1997)
83. Vol. 1: In My Lifetime - Jay-Z (1997)
84. Wu-Tang Forever - Wu-Tang Clan (1997)
85. Cypress Hill - Cypress Hill (1991)
86. Hardcore - Lil Kim (1996)
87. Soul Food - Goodie MOB (1995)
88. To the East, Backwards - X-Clan (1991)
89. Ironman - Ghostface Killah (1996)
90. Quik's the Name - DJ Quik (1991)
91. Ill Na Na - Foxy Brown (1996)
92. Home - Spearhead (1994)
93. Homebase - DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince (1991)
94. Muddy Waterz - Redman (1996)
95. Return to the 36 Chambers - Ol' Dirty Bastard (1995)
96. Future Without A Past - Leaders of the New School (1991)
97. Peaceful Journey - Heavy D. & the Boyz (1991)
98. The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World - Keith Murray (1994)
99. Naughty By Nature - Naughty By Nature (1991)
100. Blowout Comb - Digable Planets (1994)

2 Comments:

At Thursday, June 30, 2005, Anonymous The Constipated Writer said...

Good list- However, Cube should have 3 albums in the top 10-Amerikkka's..., Death Certificate and The Predator. Honorable mention to Kill At Will. Lethal Injection less so.

Ah, the good old days when Cube was pissed.

 
At Sunday, July 03, 2005, Blogger ANDREW M. said...

dr. octagon's "dr. octagonecologyst" might just be the greatest hip hop records EVER! nice to see jeru the damaja on there too. but dmx? ma$e? juvenille? dear god! not too sure about those.

 

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