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Top 25 Rap Albums of All Time

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Illmatic
Illmatic
"Arguably the best rap album ever, and I agree.  Pop it in, hit play, and listen to it straight thru."
Me Against The World [Explicit]
Me Against The World [Explicit]
"tupac's greatest album, period."
2Pac Greatest Hits
2Pac Greatest Hits
"greatest hits by the greatest rapper of all time"
Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers
Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers
"the shaolin rap group's best album without a doubt"
All Eyez on Me
All Eyez on Me
"comes in a close second to me against the world for tupac"
Liquid Swords
Liquid Swords
"Best Wu-Tang solo album.  Hot lyrics by Gza and hot beats by Rza - a legendary combo"
2Pacalypse Now [Explicit]
2Pacalypse Now [Explicit]
"It's simply amazing how one man can produce so many off the hook albums, and in a short lived career no less"
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
"Comes in a close second to Liquid Swords for best Wu-Tang solo album"
Ironman
Ironman
"Another excellent solo album by a member of the Clan"
Black Star
Black Star
"One of the greatest alliances in hip hop, up there with Eric B. and Rakim.  Hi-Tek's beats provide a solid foundation for excellent lyrics"
Life After Death
Life After Death
"one of the best selling albums in rap history.  solid double album by BIG"
E 1999 Eternal
E 1999 Eternal
"put the cleveland rappers on the map.  their best effort by far"
The Chronic
The Chronic
"Dre's debut solo album brings fresh beats and hot lyrics."
Reasonable Doubt [Explicit]
Reasonable Doubt [Explicit]
"Jay-Z's debut project and best album to date.  Repping Brooklyn to the fullest"
Doggystyle
Doggystyle
"What list would be complete without Doggystyle, Snoop's best effort before his recent decline"
Quality
Quality
"1/2 of Blackstar, Talib brings excellent lyrics and flows to hip hop.  Very underrated and unknown."
7 Day Theory
7 Day Theory
"Tupac limits the upbeat, feel good songs and hits us with another solid effort"
Chronic 2001
Chronic 2001
"Dre silenced critics who said he fell off the map with this solid west coast album"
Predator
Predator
"Best effort by Ice Cube.  Truly one of the pioneers of gangsta rap"
The Marshall Mathers LP
The Marshall Mathers LP
"After startling the world on his debut, Em shocked the world in his best effort"
No Way Out
No Way Out
"Regardless of dramatic decline and name change, Puff Daddy produced a classic with his Bad Boy Family"
N.W.A. Greatest Hits By N.W.A.
N.W.A. Greatest Hits By N.W.A.
"The true pioneers of gangsta rap.  Here's their greatest hits."
The Eminem Show
The Eminem Show
"A great follow up to his best album.  Just when it seemed he couldn't get any more controversial, he puts out this cd"
Reflection Eternal/Train of Thought
Reflection Eternal/Train of Thought
"Solid album by Talib with Hi-Tek.  Hot beats and fresh lyrics."
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