My Hip-Hop heaven

A Listmania! list by Denis Cadogan "cadzy" (Harrow,London)
 
Straight Outta Compton
1.  Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A.
The list author says:
  "Ah the strength of street knowledge, the most influential gangster rap album"
17.99   Used & New from: 4.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The Chronic
2.  The Chronic by Dr. Dre
The list author says:
  "The Groundbreaking Dr Dre Debut release-production rarely bettered in any genre"
19.99   Used & New from: 5.60
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted [with Bonus EP]
3.  AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted [with Bonus EP] by Ice Cube
The list author says:
  "The Cubes debut-what a storyteller,especially on once upon a time in the projects..'needs her ass kicked..only 13 and ALREADY PREGNANT'"
6.67   Used & New from: 1.92
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Marshall Mathers LP
4.  The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem
The list author says:
  "Compare this release to his last album, the pitiful encore..eminem was one of the greats too"
6.01   Used & New from: 0.35
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (260 customer reviews)

THE BLUEPRINT [EXPLICIT VERSIO
5.  THE BLUEPRINT [EXPLICIT VERSIO by Jay-Z
The list author says:
  "Again, a fantastic rapper, his 'comeback' was horrible(chris martin anyone?ANYONE?) but the flow on this classic is unbeatable"
5.99   Used & New from: 0.93
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Fear Of A Black Planet
6.  Fear Of A Black Planet by Public Enemy
The list author says:
  "The bomb squad..what a classic this is, from the most intelligent hip-hop act of all time"
5.47   Used & New from: 1.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Raising Hell (Digipak)
7.  Raising Hell (Digipak) by Run D.M.C.
The list author says:
  "Rick Rubin produced masterpiece from the most underrated act of the 80s"
10.99   Used & New from: 1.60
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Paid In Full
8.  Paid In Full by Eric B. & Rakim
The list author says:
  "the 'chemical brothers' of hip-hop"
4.89   Used & New from: 2.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

3 Feet High and Rising
9.  3 Feet High and Rising by De La Soul
The list author says:
  "The genre at its most inventive..note the lack of swearing which is a tough sell in the age of NWA-does nothing to tarnish this masterpiece"
6.27   Used & New from: 1.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Stillmatic
10.  Stillmatic by Nas
The list author says:
  "some say Nas is a slow burning talent..this is surely his best..a truly great songwriter"
4.99   Used & New from: 0.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
11.  Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan
The list author says:
  "nobody can possibly argue with the wu-nothing else sounds like them,or will ever"
4.99   Used & New from: 2.24
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Fishscale
12.  Fishscale by Ghostface Killah
The list author says:
  "gonna go out on a limb and say this is my fav solo record by any wu member.."
8.35   Used & New from: 1.56
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
13.  Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version by Ol Dirty Bastard
The list author says:
  "..but ODB will always have a place on my list too.BROOK-LYN!!"
8.01   Used & New from: 3.89
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

King (U.S. Explicit Version)
14.  King (U.S. Explicit Version) by T.I.
The list author says:
  "His rhymes may not be original, but theres something about this dogg.."
8.51   Used & New from: 0.15
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Black Sunday
15.  Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
The list author says:
  "the great stoner hip-hop act at their peak-gritty as it gets"
4.00   Used & New from: 0.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Licensed To Ill
16.  Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
The list author says:
  "crossover glory-but on the whole just a truly great hip-hop album"
5.10   Used & New from: 0.60
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Maxinquaye
17.  Maxinquaye by Tricky
The list author says:
  "trip-hop may be another transcending style,but tricky links hip-hop to the likes of massive attack and dj shadow."
4.50   Used & New from: 0.25
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

All Eyez on Me
18.  All Eyez on Me by 2Pac
The list author says:
  "was cold to him first but hes def revered for a reason..pity bout the stuff they brought out from him after 96"
22.88   Used & New from: 4.30
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

...And Then There Was X
19.  ...And Then There Was X by DMX
The list author says:
  "another fantastic singles artist-the X man-"
6.74   Used & New from: 0.19
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Life After Death
20.  Life After Death by Notorious B.I.G.
The list author says:
  "close call between this and his debut,but to be fair how many great hip-hop double albums are there?"
7.35   Used & New from: 1.37
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm
21.  People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm by A Tribe Called Quest
The list author says:
  "another fantastic act,comprising many different styles"
4.96   Used & New from: 2.37
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Amplified
22.  Amplified by Q-Tip
The list author says:
  "and the main man from tribe..one of the most frequent 'cameo' rappers,for a good reason-hes brilliant"
2.86   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Phrenology
23.  Phrenology by The Roots
The list author says:
  "one of the best songs ever on board this one-the roots will never let ya down"
8.80   Used & New from: 0.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
24.  Speakerboxxx/The Love Below by Outkast
The list author says:
  "not quite a double album.but still the most ambitious rap album of all time"
4.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Power In Numbers
25.  Power In Numbers by Jurassic 5
The list author says:
  "not forgetting these guys..check em out, undergrounds finest..next list will feature more of the brits-roots manuva,streets etc.."
6.81   Used & New from: 0.38
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Last updated: 20/02/2007
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