Re: i$e's Magical Music Megapost
Couple other potential hip hop essentials.
NWA - Efil4zaggin
Redman - Whut? Thee Album!
Black Moon - Enta Da Stage
Black Sheep - Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
Leaders of the New School - Future Without a Past
DiamonD & the Psychotic Neurotics - Stunts, Blunts & Hip Hop
Eric B. & Rakim - Paid In Full
Beastie Boys - License To Ill
Fugees - The Score
Method Man - Tical
Plus a lot of stuff already posted by nogimmicksneeded and Choke2death. Del, Dre, PE, Pharcyde and some others. Been a while since I've heard a really solid modern rap/hip hop album. Kanye's College Dropout is pretty essential. Liked The Carter III. Rick Ross is pretty sweet. Have yet to hear a Jay Z album I didn't skip tracks on.
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