Favorite Rap Albums

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jdefoe
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1) Doggystyle- Awesome album, the g-funk beats are awesome, classic, couldn't have been maid better. Put snoop's awesome "lazy" flow on with Dre's beats, throw in some drug, sex, and gun talk and u get a classic, perhaps the best album of all time, the best in my opinion

2) All Eyez on Me- Great Beats....Great lyrics, a double disc, my second favorite of all time. I love how the 2 cd's have separate themes...the best double disc of all time

Honorable Mentions:

Marshall Mathers LP
The Chronic
2001
The College Dropout
Ready To Die
Life After Death
Regulate
Me against the world
Dogg Food
Amerikkka's most wanted
Enter the Wu

and you guys

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Don't have an "absolute" favorite, some times I'm in the mood for one, sometimes for another:

Westside Connection - Bow Down
Dr.Dre - Original Chronic & 2001
Busta Rhymes - The Coming
Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Return to the 36 Chambers
Westside Connection - Terrorist Threats
Xzibit - Restless
Anything from Ice Cube and some stuff by Cash Money

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Same with me, its hard to pick one out as you're favorite.

Digable Planets "Blowout Comb"
Common "Resurrection"
Big L "lifestylz ov da poor and dangerous" (highly recommended)
De La Soul "Buhloone Mind State"
Smiff-n-Wessun "Dah Shinin"
Snoop Dog "doggystyle"
Mobb Deep "Murda Muzic"
KRS ONE "KRS ONE"
Any "Bone thugs N-Harmony" is pretty sick too.

i could keep going on but then it kind of defeats the purpoes of the thread. Its hard to pick just a few like this, but these are probably at the top of the list for me.

btw, if you guys ever wanna sample pretty much any cd for free (the first 30 seconds of every song on an album), go to www.barnesandnoble.com

Its pretty useful if you are thinking of buying an album and wanna hear some of it first, so you dont waste you're money on sh**.

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Here are mine:

The Roots: Illadelph Halflife
Slick Rick: The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
Black Eyed Peas: Behind the Front
A Tribe Called Quest: Midnight Marauders
Notorious BIG: Ready To Die
Snoop Dogg: Doggystyle
Tupac: Until the End of Time
MC Solaar: Mach 6
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Tupac : All Eyez on Me
Tupac: Loyal to tha Game
50 Cent: The Massacre
Tupac: Me Against the World
Really i like any Tupac album, he is my favorite rapper of all time.
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seems like everyone likes doggystyle, yeah, its a classic. And I forgot about restless by Xzibit, that album is awesome. I like some Nas stuff too. J you're right, bone thugs are pretty good. I heard some songs where they would make an appearance in a rap song such as the art of war by tupac, and notorious thugs by notorious BIG, wicked song.

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Snoop Dogg: Doggystyle
Dr.dre- chronic
xzibit- at the speed of life..lot more too much to mention nas, kanye west, tupac(da best) ray j...

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I havent listened to musix much(my cd players messed), and my favorites switch around all da time but for the moment i like ( in no particular order)

Common-Be
Talib Kweli-Quality
Jay-Z- The Blueprint
Sizzla- Da Real Thing
T.i- Urban Legend
Kanye West- College Dropout/ Late Registration
50 Cent- Get Rich or Die Trying
I also like stuff like the roots and sum of that real hip hop and deep MCs

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yeah, Talib Kweli is awesome, he's awesome on some tracks in Kanye's College Dropout, which is think is better than late registration, hence my pic.
That albums a classic, probably cause it appeals to college students like myself.

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I like and listen to a lot of Kanye West at the moment (College Dropout and Late Registration) cos he's got great lyrics but he's also a great produer.
All of Eminem's albums are great aswell.
Jay-Z - The Blueprint , The Black Album , The Dynasty and Reasonable doubt are all great. And Collision Course with Linkin Park was good aswell.
I don't like 50 Cent - he has a few good "hits" but the rest of his songs are not to my liking but thats just my opinion.

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Yeah i like Kanye West's albums College Dropout and Late Registration - i think he is a great rapper
Jay Z's black album is good
Linkin PArk & Jay Z - Collision Course
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OK so we know a lot of everyones favourite albums now but what are everyone's favourite rap songs? There are probably too many to mention but theres gotta be some that you just never get tired of listening to and you think are absolute classics?

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Notorious BIG: Hypnotize and Big Poppa
The Roots: It Just Don't Stop, No Alibi, Stay Cool, etc...
Black Eyed Peas: Joints and Jam

and my absolute favorite:
Slick Rick: Children's Story
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Lil Eazy-E... I forgot the name of the album, lol. Its something like "Tha Prince of Compton". I don't remember, sorry. I like it becuase all of the songs on it were decent and some were amazing.
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Tupac: Me Against the World, All Eyez On Me, Until the End of Time, Loyal To The Game
Snoop Dogg: Doggystyle
Xzibit: Full Circle
Biggie: Life After Death

Marshall Mathers, Blueprint, Illmatic, Streetz Disciple, The Black Album

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