Best hip-hop albums of all times

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  1. Public Enemy: It Takes A Nation Of Millions (Def Jam, 1988)
  2. cLOUDDEAD: cLOUDDEAD (2001)
  3. Erik B & Rakim: Paid In Full (1987)
  4. Dalek: Negro Necro Nekros (1998)
  5. Wu Tang Clan: Enter the Wu-Tang (1993)
  6. Afrika Bambaata: Beware (Tommy Boy, 1986)
  7. Cannibal Ox: The Cold Vein (2001)
  8. De La Soul: 3 Feet High and Rising (1989)
  9. Cypress Hill: Cypress Hill (1991)
  10. Fugees: The Score (1996)
  11. Mos Def: Black on Both Sides (1999)
  12. Dizzee Rascal: Boy in Da Corner (2003)
  13. Eminem: The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
  14. Run DMC: Raising Hell (Profile, 1986)
  15. Beastie Boys: Paul's Boutique (1989)
  16. Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy: Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury (1992)
  17. Jungle Brothers: Done By The Forces Of Nature (1989)
  18. Goats: Tricks of the Shade (1992)
  19. Stetsasonic: Blood, Sweat & No Tears (1991)
  20. A Tribe Called Quest: The Low End Theory (1991)
  21. Company Flow: Little Johnny From The Hospital (1999)
  22. Nas: Illmatic (1994)
  23. Ice Cube: AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted (1990)
  24. LL Cool J: Radio (1985)
  25. Gang Starr: Step In The Arena (1990)
  26. Outkast: Aquemini (1998)
  27. Guru: Jazzmatazz Volume 1 (1993)
  28. Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggystyle (1993)
  29. Arrested Development: 3 Years 5 Months and 2 Days In The Life (1998)
  30. Spectre: The Illness (1995)
  31. Wyclef Jean: The Carnival (1997)
  32. Aesop Rock: Float (2000)
  33. Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
  34. Dr Octagon: Dr Octagon (1995)
  35. Dr Dre: The Chronic (1992)
  36. Beatnigs: Beatnigs (Alternative Tentacles, 1988)
  37. NWA: Straight Outta Compton (1988)
  38. Consolidated: The Myth Of Rock (Nettwerk, 1990)
  39. Boogie Down Productions: By All Means Necessary (1988)
  40. Digable Planets: Reachin' (1993)
  41. Digital Underground: Sex Packets (1990)
  42. Prince Paul: A Prince Among Thieves (1999)
  43. Main Source: Breaking Atoms (1991)
  44. Freestyle Fellowship: Inner City Griots (1993)
  45. Brand Nubian: One For All (1990)
  46. Notorious BIG: Ready to Die (1994)
  47. M.C. Lyte: Lyte As A Rock (1988)
  48. Sage Francis: Personal Journals (2002)
  49. Edan: Beauty And The Beat (2005)
  50. Ultramagnetic MCs: Critical Beatbown (1988)
  51. Roots: Do You Want More (1995)
  52. Dream Warriors: And Now The Legacy Begins (1991)
  53. Full Force's Full Force (1985)
  54. Raekwon: Only Built for Cuban Lynx (1995)
  55. Ice-T: Power (1988)
  56. Whodini: Escape (1984)
  57. 2Pac: Me Against The World (1995)
  58. MC Hammer's Let's Get It Started (1988)
  59. Salt 'N Pepa: Blacks' Magic (1990)
  60. X-Clan: To The East Blackwards (1990)
  61. Schoolly D: Saturday Night (1987)
  62. GZA/Genius: Liquid Swords (1995)
  63. Mike Ladd: Welcome to the Afterfuture (1999)
  64. Jeru The Damaja: The Sun Rises in the East (1994)
  65. Queen Latifah: All Hail The Queen (1989)
  66. EPMD: Strictly Business (1988)
  67. Atmosphere: God Loves Ugly (2002)
  68. Common: Resurrection (1994)
  69. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo: Wanted Dead Or Alive (1990)
  70. Sole: Bottle Of Humans (2000)
  71. AntiPop Consortium: Tragic Epilogue (2000)
  72. DJ Faust: Man Or Myth (1998)
  73. Slick Rick: Great Adventures (1988)
  74. Missy Elliott: Supa Dupa Fly (1997)
  75. Buck 65: Language Arts (1997)
  76. Roots Manuva: Brand New Second Hand (1999)
  77. Organized Konfusion: Organized Konfusion (1991)
  78. Gravediggaz: 6 Feet Deep (1994)
  79. Geto Boys: Geto Boys (1990)
  80. 2Pac: All Eyez on Me (1996)
  81. Coup: Steal This Album (1998)
  82. US3's Hand on the Torch (1993)
  83. Fun Lovin' Criminals: Come Find Yourself (1996)
  84. Outkast: Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik (1994)
  85. Asian Dub Foundation: R.A.F.I. (1997)
  86. Mike Ladd: Welcome to the Afterfuture (1999)
  87. Jay-Z: Reasonable Doubt (1996)

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