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know the top hip-hop albums of 1997 (that I Own)

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Here's my list of the top albums form 1997 (albums that I own). I tried to put them in order from my favorite and down from there. I only included albums that I think are worthy of 3 stars or higher so a few aren't on here (namely Mystikal's "Unpredictable"). The top 11 on here I'd give 5 or 4.5 stars and are must have albums. Check my other lists and reviews.

Life After Death
Wu-Tang Forever
War Report
The Black Bossalini (aka Dr. Bomb From Da Bay)
Untouchable
All Day Everyday
Take a Look Over Your Shoulder
The 18th Letter / The Book Of Life [2 CD]
Vendetta
The Album
Back in Business
Don't Mess With Texas
My Will
Gang Related: The Soundtrack
R U Still Down
No Way Out
Still Serious
Art of War
4 Tha Hard Way
One Life 2 Live
Truez Neva Stop
No More Glory
Lyrics Of A Pimp
Last Man Standing
Ghetto D
Chapter 2: World Domination
Vol. 1 - In My Lifetime
Jewelz
Big Thangs
Life Insurance
Gridlock'd: The Soundtrack
Based on a True Story
Harlem World
Undisputed
Tru 2 Da Game
Street Gospel

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9.  Vendetta  by Mic Geronimo
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