The Rap Highlights of 1995

A Listmania! list by Nuisance "the rebel" (Miami)
 
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
1.  Only Built 4 Cuban Linx by Raekwon
The list author says:
  "The chef cooked up a classic for 1995."
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Liquid Swords
2.  Liquid Swords by Genius
The list author says:
  "And so did The Gza. Fire from intro to outro."
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Infamous
3.  Infamous by Mobb Deep
The list author says:
  "Their best album but not the only classic they made!"
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Soul Food
4.  Soul Food by Goodie Mob
The list author says:
  "Southern rap classic. This was back when Goodie Mob was making songs of substance and not this Get Broke To This s*** they've been putting out recently."
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Do You Want More
5.  Do You Want More by The Roots
The list author says:
  "And there you have it. One of the best groups in hip hop with this marvelous experience in organic hip hop."
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Krs-One
6.  Krs-One by Krs-One
The list author says:
  "Krs-One hadnt slipped one step yet especially not in 1995 with this classic."
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Me Against the World
7.  Me Against the World by 2Pac
The list author says:
  "It's not only hip hop, its soul music. Excellent work by 2pac and one of his best albums to date."
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Doe Or Die
8.  Doe Or Die by Az
The list author says:
  "How can you talk about AZ being slept on and dont mention this great album? HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM Interesting."
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Hold It Down
9.  Hold It Down by Das EFX
The list author says:
  "Easily the most slept-on album of 1995 and their best work to date."
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Dah Shinin
10.  Dah Shinin by Smif N' Wessun
The list author says:
  "If this doesnt make your best rap albums list of 1995 then something is wrong. Classic work by Smif N' Wessun."
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Poverty's Paradise
11.  Poverty's Paradise by On Thorns I Lay
The list author says:
  "Naughty By Nature was still on roll with their third album. Unfortunately it all goes downhill after this."
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Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous
12.  Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous by Big L
The list author says:
  "Big L was the best thing to come out of Harlem period."
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4 5 6
13.  4 5 6 by Kool G Rap
The list author says:
  "Kool G Rap has to be the rawest hip hop storyteller in hip hop and this album solidifies that claim."
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Goodfellas
14.  Goodfellas by Showbiz & A.G.
The list author says:
  "The best DITC release in 1995 period."
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T.I.M.E.
15.  T.I.M.E. by Leaders Of The New School
The list author says:
  "Their most innovative and crafty set."
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Safe & Sound
16.  Safe & Sound by DJ Quik
The list author says:
  "Another hot one from hip hop's most slept-on rapper/producer."
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E 1999 Eternal
17.  E 1999 Eternal by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
The list author says:
  "Bone Thugs N Harmony made a classic in the 1995."
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Cypress Hill 3: Temples of Boom
18.  Cypress Hill 3: Temples of Boom by Cypress Hill
The list author says:
  "Their best work to date. Cypress Hill's albums started to decrease in quality when they started to cater to the rock audience"
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Labcabincalifornia
19.  Labcabincalifornia by Pharcyde
The list author says:
  "Who says Cali MCs cant rhyme? Pharcyde would shut you up quickly with this album."
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Dogg Food
20.  Dogg Food by Tha Dogg Pound
The list author says:
  "Tha Dogg Pound's best album. They have never surpassed this yet."
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2000
21.  2000 by Grand Puba
The list author says:
  "Even though I like his later releases, Grand Puba's first two albums were hip hop classics."
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Station Identification
22.  Station Identification by Channel Live
The list author says:
  "Krs-One's protege's came through with this album but as usual the masses slept on them."
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Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
23.  Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version by Ol Dirty Bastard
The list author says:
  "Crazy debut by Wutang's own insane genius. RIP ODB"
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Mack 10
24.  Mack 10 by Mack 10
The list author says:
  "Great solo debut by Mack 10 before he started to lose steam(after his second album)."
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Cocktails
25.  Cocktails by Too Short
The list author says:
  "Too Short's on the mic telling Cocktales. Ahhhh the memories!"
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On Top of the World
26.  On Top of the World by 8ball & Mjg
The list author says:
  "When have these southern rap gods made a bad album? Not in the 90s they didnt."
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Mind of Mystikal
27.  Mind of Mystikal by Mystikal
The list author says:
  "This was Mystikal at his most hungriest. People dont seem to realize he was more potent lyrically back then then he is now."
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Mystikal
28.  Mystikal by Mystikal
The list author says:
  "The prince of the south's most overlooked album."
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Killa Kali
29.  Killa Kali by Celly Cel
The list author says:
  "Very few people know about this westcoast classic by Celly Cel. Banging from start to finish."
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1990-Sick
30.  1990-Sick by Spice 1
The list author says:
  "Spice 1's fourth album and he still was sick. 1990-Sick!"
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Mr Smith
31.  Mr Smith by LL Cool J
The list author says:
  "Not a groundbreaking album by LL but one of his best works."
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All We Got Iz Us
32.  All We Got Iz Us by Onyx
The list author says:
  "A huge step up from their first album and quite possibly their best work."
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Rbx Files
33.  Rbx Files by RBX
The list author says:
  "RBX's best work and boy he hasnt been the same after this one."
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Last Chance No Breaks
34.  Last Chance No Breaks by Jamal
The list author says:
  "Shame on you for sleeping on this album!"
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Made in America
35.  Made in America by Kam
The list author says:
  "Kam is another one of those underrated rappers from the west coast. Great work by him though."
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Take a Ride
36.  Take a Ride by Jayo Felony
The list author says:
  "Another slept-on EP."
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Operation Stackola
37.  Operation Stackola by The Luniz
The list author says:
  "The best album this duo made before Yukmouth became a beast with the flow and Numbskull..........."
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Game Related
38.  Game Related by Click
The list author says:
  "Even better than Down and Dirty(no disrespect to Down and Dirty)."
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In a Major Way
39.  In a Major Way by E-40
The list author says:
  "Classic westcoast LP by E-40. He has been able to top this with The Hall Of Game though."
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True
40.  True by TRU
The list author says:
  "If Tru 2 Da Game never came out this one would have been their best album."
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