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The Rap Highlights of 1994

Nuisance "the rebel"
The list author says: "The first five albums could easily have the number one spot."
Illmatic
Illmatic
"The greatest hip hop album of all time. Unfortunately Nas was the first to have the curse of everybody comparing every album to this one even if they were great albums too."
Main Ingredient
Main Ingredient
"Classic by the most slept-on duo in all New York."
Resurrection
Resurrection
"The album that sealed the deal for me for future support for Common. I wont argue about which was better this one or his first one. They both were great so lets leave it at that."
Dare Iz A Dark Side
Dare Iz A Dark Side
"Redman's second best album and the thing about it is he's still as potent as he was back then."
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
"Southern rap classic and as far as I'm concerned they put Atlanta on the map."
Blowout Comb
Blowout Comb
"And you thought their first album was slept-on!"
Tical
Tical
"Method Man's best album and that statement has stood the test of time."
Stress: Extinction Agenda
Stress: Extinction Agenda
"Great concept album that still over everybody's heads."
The Sun Rises In The
The Sun Rises In The
"One of the first East Coasters to drop knowledge and not get credit for it."
The Diary
The Diary
"If you dont credit Scarface for putting the south on the map than your not living right! Straight fire."
Keepers of the Funk
Keepers of the Funk
"Following up a classic with a classic. Man, do I miss those days!"
The Most Beautifullest Thing In The World
The Most Beautifullest Thing In The World
"The most beautifullest thing in this world was his best album. He gets in ya."
Funkdafied
Funkdafied
"Classic by one of the best female MCs of all time."
Genocide & Juice
Genocide & Juice
"Label politics didnt want this album released but its still tight work."
Prince Among Thieves
Prince Among Thieves
"Prince Paul's masterpiece."
F What You Think
F What You Think
"Another slept-on album by another slept-on group."
Nervous Breakdown
Nervous Breakdown
"Quite possibly the most slept-on release of 1994."
Creepin on Ah Come Up
Creepin on Ah Come Up
"Classic EP from the group that took the world by storm with their next album."
Aka the Rugged Child
Aka the Rugged Child
"Criminally underrated MC with a criminally underrated debut."
Planet of da Apes [Vinyl]
Planet of da Apes [Vinyl]
"Just as great as Guerillas in The Mist if not better."
Thug Life: Vol. 1
Thug Life: Vol. 1
"Another classic EP from 2pac and crew showing that the west was just as on point as the east coast."
Hard To Earn [Explicit]
Hard To Earn [Explicit]
"Add another great album under Gang Starr's catalog."
Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
"All good things must come to an end even Black Sheep. This was a dope way to go out though."
We Come Strapped
We Come Strapped
"MC Eiht at his best before he started getting lazy(after Section 8)."
Murder Was The Case: The Soundtrack
Murder Was The Case: The Soundtrack
"One of the rawest soundtracks of all time. This came out at a time when you can expect a great album from Deathrow Records."
Supertight
Supertight
"If Ridin Dirty never came out this would have been UGK's best album. Remember Front, Back & Side To Side?"
Ass Gas Or Cash
Ass Gas Or Cash
"You didnt know that the guy who appeared on Ice Cube's Lethal Injection made an album. You missed out on a good one."
Everything Is Everything
Everything Is Everything
"A rougher side of Brand Nubian but I like it."
Play Witcha Mama
Play Witcha Mama
"Willie D is still on a roll but who was paying attention to heat like this?"
New Breed
New Breed
"Remember Gotta Get Mine feat 2pac?"
Regulate . . . G Funk Era
Regulate . . . G Funk Era
"Another underrated rapper/producer with this west coast masterpiece in 1994."
Amerikkka's Nightmare
Amerikkka's Nightmare
"Spice 1 was on a roll with this third great album from him."
Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age
Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age
"The most underrated album of their respectable rap career."
Above The Rim: The Soundtrack
Above The Rim: The Soundtrack
"Deathrow at their best."
It Takes a Thief
It Takes a Thief
"Coolio's best album and that statement stands the test of time."
Same As It Ever Was
Same As It Ever Was
"House Of Pain took the one-hit wonder comments serious and released their darkest effort yet."
Guerrilla Funk
Guerrilla Funk
"He seems kind of distracted on here. Even though this a good album it doesnt have the political sting of his earlier releases."
Zingalamaduni
Zingalamaduni
"Even though this album falls short of their first one its still a notable release."