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Some of my favorite but forgotten albums


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Initial post: Mar 26, 2012 6:16:30 PM PDT
T. HUY says:
A+ - The LAtch Key Child
The Dayton Family - F.B.I.
Screwball - Y2K the Album
DJ Muggs - Soul Assasins
Non Phixion - The Future is Now
The Arsonist - As the World Burns
AZ - Pieces of a man
Camp Lo - Uptown Saturday Night
Das Efx - Hold it Down
The Dogg Pound - Dogg Food

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 26, 2012 6:18:42 PM PDT
M. Clifford says:
I ain't forgotten that Dayton or Screwball album. Still get a lotta play on from me.

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 6:28:26 PM PDT
T. HUY says:
Unfortunately my friend I know of a lot of people who dont even know who they are lol.

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 7:19:01 PM PDT
I was digging through my collection the other day and found All Natural 'Vintage'. Long forgotten by me, but i've been bangin it for days now. Great underrated album.

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 7:46:47 PM PDT
T. HUY says:
adding on

Cru - Tha dirty 30
foreign exchange - connected
Erick Sermon - Double or Nothing (mostly for the production)

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 7:59:13 PM PDT
Hows about...

Foreign Legion - Kidnapper Van: Beats To Rock While Bike-Stealin
Convicts - Convicts
Down South - Lost In Brooklyn
Lords of the Underground - Here Come The Lords

These are all albums that I have let sit on the shelf for too long.

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 3:50:55 PM PDT
DenverNick says:
I'll have to dig for some others, but I'll start with the one I mentioned on the other post...

Edan - Primitive Plus

and another...

Lone Catalysts - Hip Hop

I forgot about that All Natural album, I have it somewhere, it is a great album, have to find it.

Back with more later.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2012 3:56:12 PM PDT
Real217 says:
Nicholas, i'm seriously wondering how this Edan guy is the best white rapper ever. I'm not hearing anything special.

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 4:07:49 PM PDT
DenverNick says:
I don't think I can ever expect you to like anything.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2012 4:13:21 PM PDT
Edan's 'Primitive Plus' is one of my all-time favorite albums.

Dope EVERYTHING from start to finish.

And he ain't white....to quote the man himself...."To the black and white scene I bring the purple tangerine..."

There! He's Purple-ish.

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 4:21:45 PM PDT
DenverNick says:
LOL! Sure, I'll go with that! Best purple-ish rapper ever! At least someone knows what I'm talking about!

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 4:24:54 PM PDT
I was just about to make a post about this and they beat me to it, LMAO!!!

At any rate, I want to shout out three great but forgotten albums- and all of them came out the same year on Dallas Austin's Rowdy Records label:

Da King & I- Contemporary Jeep Music
Y'all So Supid- Van Full Of Pakistans
Illegal- The Untold Truth

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 4:44:34 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 27, 2012 4:46:27 PM PDT
That Da King & I is pretty dope. I used to have 'Mr All That' on constant repeat.

A few more that I used to like back in the day....

Blac Monks - Secret of the Hidden Temple
Joint Ventures - Itz Da Joint
Ultra - Big Time
Parental Advisory - Ghetto Street Funk

And Edan is DEFINITELY the Rakim of Purple-ish rappers!

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2012 4:52:50 PM PDT
Ah, man Parental Advisory- I don't think even cats in the South were up on that one!
It's kind of sad they didn't get far (They were on Pebbles' label Savvy Records).

However, you have to give it up to one of the members Kawan "K.P." Prather. He went on to be an A&R guy at LaFace and went out and discovered YoungBloodz, T.I., Ray Cash (remember him?!) and Yelawolf.

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 5:06:48 PM PDT
Here's some from the 2000's that would be considered favorite but forgotten albums:

Field Mob- 613: Ashy To Classy
Moochie Mack- Broke Pimpin'
Ghostface Killah- The Pretty Toney Album
Nappy Roots- Wooden Leather
Method Man- 4:21...The Day After
Keith Murray- He's Keith Murray

Posted on Apr 3, 2012 7:13:19 AM PDT
Revue says:
Hyenas in the Desert- Die Laughing
LL Cool J-14 Shots to the Dome (hardly ever mentioned, but skip proof imho)

Posted on Apr 4, 2012 10:55:06 AM PDT
DenverNick says:
Here are some more...

Blood of Abraham - Future Profits
Bush Babees - Gravity
Asheru & Blue Black - Soon Come...

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 5, 2012 2:52:43 PM PDT
D-Train says:
I just saw Brand Nubian last night and it was really dope, I also hung out with E-Swift and Tash who are some crazy cats..... Anyway I told my dude whose gonna be djing on Saturday my B-Day to bring Tears by the king and I to play the remix and original..........One of my fav albums ever, majesty was a dope producer and DJ...... For the youngins that don't know, Majesty was the DJ in Juice that Omar Epps or (Q) battled on the turntables and beat....

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 5, 2012 5:13:36 PM PDT
Ah! I didn't know that it was Majesty on the decks in 'Juice'.
I remember seeing Da King & I on the Ricky Lake Show, arguing over money or something like that. By the end of the show, they were basically hating each other. This was right after they dropped 'Contemporary Jeep Music'.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 7, 2012 6:26:31 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 7, 2012 6:27:18 AM PDT
From what I remember Sloany, their differences stemmed from Majesty starting a side business without Izzy's knowledge and/or input. Izzy felt whatever they did should have been a team effort. Even though they didn't officially breakup until the end of 1994, that episode of Ricki Lake was pretty much the nail in the coffin for Da King & I.

By the way, Majesty was doing some production for a lot of folks- most of whom were R&B artists. He produced songs for Rufus Blaq and short lived groups like Before Dark and Elusion. His most famous song that he did was the title track to SWV's third album "Release Some Tension".

Posted on Apr 8, 2012 1:17:59 AM PDT
TheFoe says:
Eric B & Rakim - 'Follow The Leader', rarely gets a mention alongside 'Paid In Full'
Dub Pistols - 'Speakers And Tweeters', one of the best ever British hip hop album, here's a sample http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkUQeIk3hSw

Posted on Apr 8, 2012 7:06:19 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 8, 2012 8:15:25 PM PDT
London Posse - Gangster Chronicle
UMC'S - Fruits of Nature
Mad Flava - From the Ground Unda

Posted on Apr 8, 2012 9:37:27 PM PDT
DL says:
I wouldn't say it was a forgotten album, but I listened to Big L- The Big Picture yesterday for the first time in quite a while. Its a really good album.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 9, 2012 3:35:40 AM PDT
Real217 says:
did you ask about bottoms up by Obie trice? its a 3/5 for me. I cant say its better than Cheers. Its still a good listen. Maybe you'd feel different about it, knowing we have different tastes.....:)

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 9, 2012 8:22:03 AM PDT
DL says:
Hopefully I'll get that in the mail this week. Believe it or not "Average Man" from Cheers is one of my favorite tracks of all time. It might not seem so outstanding but that song goes hard.
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