Top 25 Rap Albums of the 80's

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It Takes a Nation of Millions
1.  It Takes a Nation of Millions by Public Enemy
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Paid in Full
2.  Paid in Full by Eric B. & Rakim
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Raising Hell
3.  Raising Hell by Run D.M.C.
$27.38   Used & New from: $0.32
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Straight Outta Compton
4.  Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A.
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews)

Criminal Minded
5.  Criminal Minded by Boogie Down Productions
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3 Feet High & Rising
6.  3 Feet High & Rising by De La Soul
$15.99   Used & New from: $4.66
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Great Adventures of Slick Rick
7.  Great Adventures of Slick Rick by Slick Rick
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Radio
8.  Radio by LL Cool J
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Strictly Business
9.  Strictly Business by EPMD
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Paul's Boutique
10.  Paul's Boutique by Beastie Boys
$16.03   Used & New from: $0.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (230 customer reviews)

Run Dmc
11.  Run Dmc by Run D.M.C.
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Long Live the Kane
12.  Long Live the Kane by Big Daddy Kane
$11.95   Used & New from: $6.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Critical Beatdown
13.  Critical Beatdown by Ultramagnetic MC's
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Lyte As a Rock
14.  Lyte As a Rock by MC Lyte
$22.18   Used & New from: $10.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Message
15.  The Message by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five
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Follow the Leader
16.  Follow the Leader by Eric B. & Rakim
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

By All  Means Necessary
17.  By All Means Necessary by Boogie Down Productions
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Licensed To Ill
18.  Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
$4.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (281 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

All Hail the Queen
19.  All Hail the Queen by Queen Latifah
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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No One Can Do It Better
20.  No One Can Do It Better by D.O.C.
$11.54   Used & New from: $4.15
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Kurtis Blow
21.  Kurtis Blow by Kurtis Blow
$7.82   Used & New from: $1.76
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Planet Rock
22.  Planet Rock by Paul Oakenfold
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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As Nasty As They Wanna Be
23.  As Nasty As They Wanna Be by 2 Live Crew
$15.86   Used & New from: $7.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

Goin Off
24.  Goin Off by Biz Markie
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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In Full Gear (+3 bonus tracks)
25.  In Full Gear (+3 bonus tracks) by Stetsasonic
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