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10 dope albums any self respecting hip hop fan should own

"ahirschhorn"
 
Black on Both Sides
Black on Both Sides
"One album that everyone in the world should own, whether you like hip hop or not. Mos Def is a demi god"
Unseen
Unseen
"this album is as dope as they get, with ill word play and Madlibs perfect production skills combined, this might be the best lp to come out of the Stones Throw label yet."
Labor Days
Labor Days
"Aesop Rock is on form here, with dope production and killer rhyme schemes. Listen out for No Regrets."
God Loves Ugly
God Loves Ugly
"This is one seriously good record. Slugs self depricating lyrics compliment the magnificent beats created by Ant."
Like Water For Chocolate
Like Water For Chocolate
"Common is a true genius, his ill metaphors and introspective lyrics can arguably stand up to the works of song writing genius Leonard Cohen. Indispensible"
Violent By Design
Violent By Design
"Jedi Mind Tricks are beyond dope. Ill battle raps, intelligent philosophical theories and phat beats work in conjuction with each other to create one of the records that every hip hop fan should have."
Ghetto Music
Ghetto Music
"This is the best B.D.P record, the most imaginative, thoughtful and intelligent lp they ever did. KRS One is outstanding. Must own."
Things Fall Apart
Things Fall Apart
"The Roots are one of the best bands about, let alone the best live hip hop act going. This album is a work of genius, tracks like 100% Dundee and Dynamite are perfect examples of The Roots dopeness."
Small Talk at 125th & Lennox
Small Talk at 125th & Lennox
"Although the record isn't strictly hip hop, it is an incredibly important milestone in modern black music, especially rap. Anyone who claims to be a hip hop head, must own some of this dudes music."
A Love Supreme
A Love Supreme
"Again, this isn't hip hop, but it is the dopest record of all time, by the dopest musician of all time. Buy it right now."