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Subject Author Message Date ID
Dead Prez - RBG
May 19th 2018
1
the advance > retail n/m
May 19th 2018
12
      Facts
May 21st 2018
19
           school me
May 21st 2018
26
                only difference I remember is the addition of hell yeah remixes
Jul 26th 2018
139
RE: Most underrated Rap album of all time. GO!
May 19th 2018
2
oooooooh, Boxcar Sessions is SO GOOD!!
May 19th 2018
6
      Yessir!
May 21st 2018
20
      Had this when I tried dropped. Just ridin was my shit
May 26th 2018
83
      Well they call meee the west coast cowbooooyyyyyyy
May 23rd 2018
49
Edan - Beauty and the Beat
May 19th 2018
3
RE: Edan - Beauty and the Beat
May 21st 2018
31
Not underrated.
May 24th 2018
59
Common - Electric Circus
May 19th 2018
4
RE: Common - Electric Circus
May 21st 2018
32
yup....this album was great....
May 22nd 2018
40
Agree with everything you just said except ...
May 22nd 2018
41
This album is without a doubt underrated.
May 24th 2018
63
one of the my favorite live experiences
May 31st 2018
92
Glad to see people showing this one love
Jun 06th 2018
101
I liked it when it came out and still do, but..
Jul 26th 2018
140
Little Brother - The Minstrel Show
May 19th 2018
5
In terms of record sales/exposure? Yeah that’s gotta be up there
May 19th 2018
8
M.O.P. Warriorz or Ghetto Warfare, take your pick
May 19th 2018
7
Underrated by who?
May 19th 2018
9
RUMPLETILSKINZ! "WHAT IZ A RUMPLETILSKIN?"
May 19th 2018
10
Masters of the Universe
May 19th 2018
11
^^ what i came to post
May 22nd 2018
35
Mos Def - The Ecstatic
May 19th 2018
13
when it came out, i wasn't feeling it, but revisiting it
May 22nd 2018
37
My Top Five "Most Underrated Rap Albums" Of All Time
May 19th 2018
14
WC and the MAAD Circle Ain’t a Damn Thang Changed
May 20th 2018
15
My backup would be Lench Mob Guerullas in the Mist
May 20th 2018
16
Organized Konfusion - STRESS: The Extinction Agenda
May 20th 2018
17
+1
May 21st 2018
25
+2
May 23rd 2018
47
+3
May 23rd 2018
53
Again, you guys really think this LP is "underrated?"
May 24th 2018
60
I Agree, I Don't Think It's Underrated
May 24th 2018
66
Yes. Nowadays, it's not even rated
May 25th 2018
72
This album never gets any mention. Yes its hella underrated.
May 25th 2018
73
Yep!
Jul 24th 2018
121
love this joint
Jul 24th 2018
126
Dred Scott - Breakin Combs
May 20th 2018
18
pretty dope.
May 23rd 2018
43
      not be the most underrated of all time but I wanted to mention it
May 25th 2018
74
OC - Jewelz
May 21st 2018
21
I find this one to be a bit overrated.
May 24th 2018
61
      Completely disgree
May 24th 2018
64
      YOU HIGH ON CRAKK!
Jul 24th 2018
122
Grand Puba - Reel to Reel
May 21st 2018
22
RE: Grand Puba - Reel to Reel
May 21st 2018
33
I expected more from both. And I wasn't the only one.
May 24th 2018
57
Dah Shinin' (fuck the source)
May 21st 2018
23
I can rock with that as well
May 21st 2018
27
Maybe not of all time, but definitely underrated: Zion I's Mind over Mat...
May 21st 2018
24
MindOverMatter is super classic to me
May 22nd 2018
36
Conscious Daughters - Ear to the Street
May 21st 2018
28
RE: Conscious Daughters - Ear to the Street
May 21st 2018
29
      Word. I had to catch up on it myself
May 21st 2018
30
RE: Most underrated Rap album of all time. GO!
May 21st 2018
34
Arsonists "As the World Burns"
May 22nd 2018
38
Did NOT age well at all...
May 23rd 2018
48
      Agreed, It's Hard To Listen To All The Way Thru Now
May 24th 2018
67
      That was a nasty era for NYC underground rap. Vinyl was
May 25th 2018
78
      Disagree, and it's imo a quintessential album that represents the
May 27th 2018
86
Total Devastation - Self titled (1994)
May 22nd 2018
39
Artifacts - That's Them
May 23rd 2018
42
^^^^
May 23rd 2018
44
Shawn J Period was so ill
May 23rd 2018
51
      facts
Jul 24th 2018
125
People Under the Stairs- O.S.T.
May 23rd 2018
45
^^^this^^^^
May 23rd 2018
46
EVERYTHING PUTS is underratted
Jun 13th 2018
111
Never heard it...which is surprising even to myself.
Jul 24th 2018
123
2 off the top: Bubba Sparxxx Deliverance and Obie Trice Cheers.
May 23rd 2018
50
yup. check my post
May 23rd 2018
52
Extra Prolific - "Like It Should Be". He was the most complete
May 24th 2018
54
Extra Prolific was a group.
May 24th 2018
58
The problem is that Mike G didn't do much of anything
May 24th 2018
62
      speaking of Mike G..
Jun 07th 2018
103
           LMFAO. Two videos with <100 views total ain't no damn "true calling".
Jun 08th 2018
108
                RE: LMFAO. Two videos with &lt;100 views total ain't no damn &quot;true ...
Jun 08th 2018
109
dope beats on that one
May 25th 2018
80
Godfather Don - Hazardous
May 24th 2018
55
I'm A Godfather Don Stan, But Naw It Was Just A Little Behind The Times
May 24th 2018
69
Hard Knocks - School of Hard Knocks
May 24th 2018
56
RE: Most underrated Rap album of all time. GO!
May 24th 2018
65
Hells Yeah I Totally Forgot About "Done By The Forces Of Nature"
May 24th 2018
70
That's a great choice, that album is full of good vibes
May 25th 2018
77
One of the best Native Tongue albums. Definitely underrated.
May 25th 2018
81
FAAAAARRR from underrated. I mean MILES
Jul 24th 2018
120
Scarface - The World Is Yours
May 24th 2018
68
Lots of solid joints on here
May 25th 2018
71
BEATNUTS- Intoxicated Demon
May 25th 2018
75
I rate Stone Crazy as their magnum opus
Jun 05th 2018
97
Take it or Squeeze is also great
Jun 08th 2018
106
Diverse - One A.M.
May 25th 2018
76
RE: Diverse - One A.M.
May 26th 2018
85
where does El Nino stack up?
May 25th 2018
79
Justin Warfield - My Field Trip to Planet 9
May 25th 2018
82
Love this album
May 26th 2018
84
The Brand New Heavies...
May 27th 2018
87
Woah, I can't believe I never knew this existed!?
Jun 08th 2018
104
Oh shit!!! Brings me back, loved the line up
Jun 13th 2018
113
yes
Jun 14th 2018
115
Great album! Just relistened to that joint this past weekend.
Jul 26th 2018
137
Bush Babees - Gravity
May 31st 2018
88
THIS RIGHT HERRRRRRE
Jul 24th 2018
118
Kurupt - Streetz Iz A Mutha
May 31st 2018
89
Whoa. I never knew ONP did beats on this.
May 31st 2018
91
Wooow. I never realized how much "Tequilla" sounds like a Goodie Mob
Jul 25th 2018
131
yeah this was in heavy rotation at the time
Jun 08th 2018
107
Jay-Z - The Dynasty. I love that album.
May 31st 2018
90
I just re-listened to this last week
Jul 24th 2018
119
"in the real world"
Jun 03rd 2018
93
Yea this is probably the one if we're being honest.
Jun 03rd 2018
94
Volume 10 - "Hip Hopera"
Jun 05th 2018
95
Way ahead of his time and all-time classic album
Jun 05th 2018
98
Black Mamba Serums - Bigg Jus
Jun 05th 2018
96
Del the Funky Homosapien -- No Need for Alarm
Jun 06th 2018
99
People have a memory loss
Jul 25th 2018
134
witchdoctor- a swat healing ritual
Jun 06th 2018
100
+1
Jul 24th 2018
127
Black Rob's 'Life Story' is a personal classic to me.
Jun 06th 2018
102
The Further Adventures of Lord Quas
Jun 08th 2018
105
Uncut Raw - First Toke
Jun 08th 2018
110
Camron's "SDE" gets overlooked due to his reinvention
Jun 13th 2018
112
The Roots - undun
Jun 14th 2018
114
Freestyle Fellowship - To Whom It May Concern
Jun 15th 2018
116
ALL THIS!
Jul 24th 2018
124
You can just harmonize and thug it to the bone if you want
Jul 25th 2018
133
LNDN DRGS 'Aktive'
Jun 15th 2018
117
for me...Sadat X "Wild Cowboys"
Jul 24th 2018
128
Royal Flush "Ghetto Millionaire"
Jul 24th 2018
129
^^^^YES
Jul 24th 2018
130
This album gets mentioned every year on every hip-hop message board
Jul 25th 2018
135
NEVER HEARD UNTIL NOW
Jul 27th 2018
142
underated? no unheralded? yes
Jul 27th 2018
143
Alkaholiks "Coast II Coast"
Jul 25th 2018
132
From 2011, Rashad & Confidence ‎– The Element Of Surprise
Jul 26th 2018
136
Geto Boys “The Resurrection”
Jul 26th 2018
138
Genocide and Juice
Jul 26th 2018
141

BSharp
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1. "Dead Prez - RBG"
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IslaSoul
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12. "the advance > retail n/m"
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19. "Facts "
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26. "school me"
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what were the differences?

  

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139. "only difference I remember is the addition of hell yeah remixes"
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And I feel like one song from the advance wasn't on the retail, but I can't remember which.

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2. "RE: Most underrated Rap album of all time. GO!"
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rather than just one, i'll post a few:

Freestyle Fellowship: To Whom It May Concern
Organized Konfusion: Organized Konfusion
Aceyalone: A Book of Human language
Saafir: Boxcar Sessions
Bahamadia: Kollage
Bubba Sparxx: Deliverence
World Renown: World Renown

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6. "oooooooh, Boxcar Sessions is SO GOOD!!"
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...I wipe my feet on your CD covers like welcome mats. Bienvenidos...How bout that? (c)Ab Soul

  

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20. "Yessir!"
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A one of one. I’ve never heard another album like this again. One of my favs

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83. "Had this when I tried dropped. Just ridin was my shit"
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his flow was hard as hell to follow...

Dope voice tho.

shut up already, damn

  

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49. "Well they call meee the west coast cowbooooyyyyyyy"
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Fuck aliens

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3. "Edan - Beauty and the Beat "
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31. "RE: Edan - Beauty and the Beat "
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Masterpiece of the art....

Integrity is the Cornerstone of Artistry...

  

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59. "Not underrated."
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That LP got a great reception when it first dropped, aged extremely well and will continue to do so, and its legend only grows as he waits years to drop another album.

That album has Madvillain-level status among "underground" hip-hop heads. It's a crime that more people haven't heard it, but it's far from underrated.

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4. "Common - Electric Circus "
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32. "RE: Common - Electric Circus "
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One of the best LP's in his catalog....was pretty much done with him when he came out and basically dissed this project a year or two later. Way before it's time, and still rock it on the regular....

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40. "yup....this album was great...."
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I couldn't understand the hate for the album outside of maybe one or two songs (wasn't feeling Jimi Was a Rock Star...Come Close was a snooze).

Common's last two records didn't get enough love either.
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41. "Agree with everything you just said except ..."
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Tue May-22-18 08:54 PM by Brew

          

... I don't love Nobody's Smiling too much. I appreciate the concept and the focus, but I don't revisit all that often outside a couple tracks.

Black America Again was a fucking gem though.

And agree with everything re: EC. Super underrated, unfairly maligned, and the only two duds were the ones you named. Rest of the album was FIRE and Common was rapping his ass off at this time in his career. On another level.

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63. "This album is without a doubt underrated."
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Loved it from day one. Common held his own against some of the lushest production ever recorded for a rap album. The Electric Circus tour was amazing as well.

Didn't Common himself shit on that record? Pretty sure Dilla panned it in an interview as well. Never understood the hate...it seemed like a natural progression from LWFC.

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92. "one of the my favorite live experiences"
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him and a black girl named becky.

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101. "Glad to see people showing this one love"
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EC's on my short list of all-time favorites.

  

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140. "I liked it when it came out and still do, but.."
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...there are way more under-appreciated albums. OC's "Word Life" for example, which sold about one fifth what Electric Circus did, comes immediately to mind. Kill My Landlord and Genocide and Juice are two more. Basically everything on Wild Pitch lol

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5. "Little Brother - The Minstrel Show"
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8. "In terms of record sales/exposure? Yeah that’s gotta be up there "
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7. "M.O.P. Warriorz or Ghetto Warfare, take your pick"
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9. "Underrated by who?"
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Are we talking albums that did well critically and ratings wise that didn’t sell well or get much exposure?

Or are we talking about albums that weren’t really all that well received critically that we actually think are dope?

Or albums that did well in their time and were well received that have kinda been forgotten about as time has passed?

Or any and all of the above?

  

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10. "RUMPLETILSKINZ! "WHAT IZ A RUMPLETILSKIN?""
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*MIC DROPPED*

... Charter member, but I don't post much. LAZERS.

  

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11. "Masters of the Universe"
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35. "^^ what i came to post"
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13. "Mos Def - The Ecstatic"
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37. "when it came out, i wasn't feeling it, but revisiting it"
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these days and i realize what i was missing out on. very solid album.

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14. "My Top Five "Most Underrated Rap Albums" Of All Time"
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(1)Akinyele "Vagina Diner"
(2)King Tee "Act A Fool"
(3)Black Milk "Sound Of The City Volo. 1"
(4)Kardinal Offishall "Quest For Fire: Firestarter Vol.1"
(5)Kan Kick "From Artz Unknown"


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ry 213
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15. "WC and the MAAD Circle Ain’t a Damn Thang Changed"
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It’s just as good as Death certificate but only appreciated by a few. Even Pimp C was a big fan.

  

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16. "My backup would be Lench Mob Guerullas in the Mist"
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17. "Organized Konfusion - STRESS: The Extinction Agenda"
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25. "+1"
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47. "+2"
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53. "+3"
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it's in my top 10

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60. "Again, you guys really think this LP is "underrated?""
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Everybody loves Extinction Agenda.

I must be misinterpreting the title of this post, which is entirely possible.

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66. "I Agree, I Don't Think It's Underrated"
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Is it mad overlooked, hells yeah, but when it was first released it got a lot of praise, had a dope single from it, even a dope remix from Large Pro, it showed the world that Pharoahe Monch was a beast on the mic, I don't remember anybody not liking this album, for a long time it even was in a lot of people's top 10 best rap albums lists till the late 90's when other albums knocked it out of position.


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72. "Yes. Nowadays, it's not even rated"
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years have passed, and most people have completely forgotten it dropped, or don't even know about it. now, when it came out, different story, but albums that were once rated well, and just became forgotten, can, imho, be come underrated.

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73. "This album never gets any mention. Yes its hella underrated. "
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121. "Yep!"
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126. "love this joint"
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We see through all that boo boo like it's ghost shit... (c) Quelle Chris

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18. "Dred Scott - Breakin Combs"
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43. "pretty dope."
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Thanks

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74. "not be the most underrated of all time but I wanted to mention it"
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21. "OC - Jewelz "
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61. "I find this one to be a bit overrated."
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Definitely a cool record, but the beats far outweighed the rhymes to me. And I didn't even have a problem with "Far From Yours."

His Tiny Desk concert was really sick though. Wasn't expecting that. Awesome to see him still making music...he sounds clear and confident too.

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64. "Completely disgree"
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I think OC did a great job of covering all bases while not dumbing down and not being too preachy or conceptual.

It’s my example of a perfect album in terms of arrangement...hard joints, love joints, underground club joints, story joints, introspective joints...it really does cover a lot of territory while staying cohesive.

And yes...the beats are amazing.

  

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122. "YOU HIGH ON CRAKK!"
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22. "Grand Puba - Reel to Reel"
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Dope, just dope.

I'll also go Casual-Fear Itself

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33. "RE: Grand Puba - Reel to Reel"
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Yes yes...quality ish, both of them...

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57. "I expected more from both. And I wasn't the only one."
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>Dope, just dope.
>
>I'll also go Casual-Fear Itself


Reel to Reel doesn't get mentioned because Puba wasn't as good as he was on the Brand Nubian album.

Casual is nice, but a lot of those songs on "Fear Itself" don't really stick. I could toss half of them and add his B sides and remixes from that time.

"It's A Me Thing" smokes most of the songs on the album.

"Later On" remix is better than a lot of songs on the album. I think the OG is better than half the album too.

"Rock On" is dope.

The remix of "That's How it Is" is dope, as is "That's How it Is" pt.2 with A-Plus.

  

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23. "Dah Shinin' (fuck the source)"
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https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1992-mixtape
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1993-mixtape
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-1
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-2
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-3

  

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27. "I can rock with that as well"
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24. "Maybe not of all time, but definitely underrated: Zion I's Mind over Mat..."
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And I'd also make a case for their discography from 2000 'til 2010
& they are definitely one of the most underrated acts

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36. "MindOverMatter is super classic to me"
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https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1992-mixtape
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1993-mixtape
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-1
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-2
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-3

  

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28. "Conscious Daughters - Ear to the Street"
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Bangin ass album that should have their name firmly immortalised in the 90’s “gangsta” rap canon

  

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29. "RE: Conscious Daughters - Ear to the Street"
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Yes! I slept on this one until a couple of years ago. It’s everything that a 90’s g-funk gangsta rap album should be and more.

  

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30. "Word. I had to catch up on it myself"
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34. "RE: Most underrated Rap album of all time. GO!"
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Some that come to mind...

Blueprint "1988"
Evidence "Cats and Dogs"
J-Live "All of The Above"
Aesop Rock "None Shall Pass"
EL-P "Cancer 4 Cure"
RJD2 "Since We Last Spoke"
Cru "Da Dirty 30"

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38. "Arsonists "As the World Burns""
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I remember it getting quite some attention back when it was released, but somehow through the years (might have something to do with a disappointing sophomore album) it rarely gets mentioned.

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48. "Did NOT age well at all..."
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67. "Agreed, It's Hard To Listen To All The Way Thru Now"
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I use to like "As The World Burns" except one or two songs, but these days this album isn't as good as I thought it was, some songs are cornier than I thought too, to me it was too many rappers in the mix and not enough cohesion between them all, I can see why Dstroy left, he got overlooked plus he was better on his own if you ask me; Q-Unique & Jise were dope together while the others seemed to not jell well with their vocals & verses sometimes.

I remember finding the instrumentals of this album and liking most of the beats but a few beats were kind of bland, when it first dropped I liked all the beats but not now, oh well.


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78. "That was a nasty era for NYC underground rap. Vinyl was "
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>I use to like "As The World Burns" except one or two songs,
>but these days this album isn't as good as I thought it was,
>some songs are cornier than I thought too, to me it was too
>many rappers in the mix and not enough cohesion between them
>all, I can see why Dstroy left, he got overlooked plus he was
>better on his own if you ask me; Q-Unique & Jise were dope
>together while the others seemed to not jell well with their
>vocals & verses sometimes.
>
>I remember finding the instrumentals of this album and liking
>most of the beats but a few beats were kind of bland, when it
>first dropped I liked all the beats but not now, oh well.
>

selling like hotcakes, and a lot of flat, unfinished sounding music was released under the guise of "real hip-hop".

You can hear it all in the rhymes, if only they knew people would still be listening 20 years later. I play a lot of tunes from that era off the strength of nostalgia, then end up cutting them off.

Doom still holds up, Cannibal Ox still holds up, and I still enjoy some songs out of Thirstin Howl's early catalog. But for the raps have aged extremely poorly, and the beats are blander than I recall.

  

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86. "Disagree, and it's imo a quintessential album that represents the"
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late 90's / early 00's underground aesthetics (with Zion I's Mind over Matter, Binary Star's Masters of the Universe & the Rawkus roster). Also they repped Hip Hop Culture (and its elements) pretty hard. They were also a crew of breakdancers, dj's, mc's & graff artists. There weren't that much groups like that making a dent in the industry at that time.

Songs like "Backdraft", "Pyromaniax", "Underground Vandal" "Blaze", "Venom", "Rhyme Time Travel", "Seed", "Worlds Collide", "Flashback"

are (again imo) undeniable and I think they aged quite well.

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39. "Total Devastation - Self titled (1994)"
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Severely slept on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxUsZF4xjAk

  

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42. "Artifacts - That's Them "
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44. "^^^^"
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Love that album

  

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51. "Shawn J Period was so ill"
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https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1992-mixtape
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1993-mixtape
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-1
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-2
https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1996-mixtape-part-3

  

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125. "facts"
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We see through all that boo boo like it's ghost shit... (c) Quelle Chris

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45. "People Under the Stairs- O.S.T."
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This album is so dope.

This song right here has one of my fav opening verses ever.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VFBJwqCUck

Dream with your eyes open.....

  

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46. "^^^this^^^^"
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______________________________________________________________________________

"To Each His Reach"

but.....

Fuck aliens.

  

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111. "EVERYTHING PUTS is underratted"
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werd.

  

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123. "Never heard it...which is surprising even to myself."
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Anti-gentrification, cheap alcohol & trying to look pretty in our twilight posting years (c) Big Reg
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50. "2 off the top: Bubba Sparxxx Deliverance and Obie Trice Cheers."
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n/m

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Get Out the Room
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52. "yup. check my post"
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54. "Extra Prolific - "Like It Should Be". He was the most complete"
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artist out of Hiero, and those songs still hold up pretty well.

My initial issues with him were that

1. He's the least rappity rap out of the bunch, which was a demerit in 1994

2. His name is Snupe. Or is it Extra Prolific? But he calls himself "Snupe". Ridiculous that he thought the fans were even willing to entertain it. Even if you call him "Extra Pro", that's STILL problematic.

Over time I appreciated the fact that he wasn't forcing himself to be as clever with the wordplay & punches as the rest of his crew. His flow was incredible, his voice was dope, and his charisma seemed natural. Could never get past the name though.

I play the "Like It Should Be" album to this day, and maybe skip one or two songs depending on mood.

  

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58. "Extra Prolific was a group."
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Snupe & Mike G.

Either way, I agree with you. That album is infinitely re-playable.

  

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62. "The problem is that Mike G didn't do much of anything"
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>Snupe & Mike G.
>
>Either way, I agree with you. That album is infinitely
>re-playable.

I don't remember what he produced on the first album. Did he even have anything to do with 2 for 15? He's not credited. So it's really just "Snupe". Is that Mike G. on the first album cover? I'm not sure, the text covers his face lmao.

Damn I forgot all about how terrible this album cover art was. Jesus.

  

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103. "speaking of Mike G.."
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guess he found his true calling in comedy cus I really couldn't figure out his role within hiero.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1bHuxEffeQ

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108. "LMFAO. Two videos with <100 views total ain't no damn "true calling"."
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>guess he found his true calling in comedy cus I really
>couldn't figure out his role within hiero.
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>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1bHuxEffeQ
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>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhBYVmAtpM0

These are collect calls, if anything.

  

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109. "RE: LMFAO. Two videos with &lt;100 views total ain't no damn &quot;true ..."
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man fuck a youtube viewership! I'm more talking bout him finding a new career & doing his thing within the comedy circuit..

He seems to be doing aight off it too. And he rubbing elbows with celebs apparently
https://www.instagram.com/michaelgetmore/?hl=en

  

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80. "dope beats on that one"
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55. "Godfather Don - Hazardous "
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69. "I'm A Godfather Don Stan, But Naw It Was Just A Little Behind The Times"
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"Hazardous" is a weird album, it's around the time when rappers had upbeat tracks and a lot of jazzy beats too, but when I found a copy of this album on vinyl (for $2) back in 1994, I was so hyped cause by then I was a big fan of Ultramagnetic MC's & Cenobites demo stuff, so I was thinking this was going to be on the same level, nope.

Is this album hard to find, hells yeah, was it overlooked by almost everyone, hells yeah, is it a great album from one emcee who also produces his own beats, hells yeah, should've gotten more praise, hells yeah, but to me it's mad dated, if it came out in 1988 instead of 1991 would it have got the exposure it should've got, I believe it would've but to me this album only has three dope songs on it ("Hazardous", "Homicide", & "Read The Lines") while the rest is just decent for an unknown at the time of it's release.


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56. "Hard Knocks - School of Hard Knocks "
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65. "RE: Most underrated Rap album of all time. GO!"
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Jungle Brothers - Done by the Forces of Nature

  

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70. "Hells Yeah I Totally Forgot About "Done By The Forces Of Nature""
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I use to own this album on cassette, use to play the hell out of it, this album is so dope, it's basically can be played today and still be as meaningful as it was back then.

It's amazing that basically The Jungle Brothers is what really the start of the whole Native Tongues movement and yet they are the most overlooked out of the collective, even maybe more overlooked than The Beatnuts or even Black Sheep is.

Anyway, The JB's second album is a classic, got a lot of great singles from it that still can be played today and still get the same positive reaction as back then.


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77. "That's a great choice, that album is full of good vibes"
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>Jungle Brothers - Done by the Forces of Nature


  

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81. "One of the best Native Tongue albums. Definitely underrated."
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One Hundred.

  

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120. "FAAAAARRR from underrated. I mean MILES"
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Thats top 5 Native Tongue bidness right there.




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68. "Scarface - The World Is Yours"
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I think now it gets overlooked a bit, coming in between his first solo and The Diary. But that’s some of his best rapping and some of his best songs. The Wall....smh. You Don’t Hear Me Doe. Now I Feel Ya. Man...amazing.

  

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71. "Lots of solid joints on here"
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The ones you listed are straight heaters. Highlighting his lyricist and storytelling abilities.

  

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75. "BEATNUTS- Intoxicated Demon"
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CLASSIC

  

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97. "I rate Stone Crazy as their magnum opus"
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Demons was a cool EP that showed their sampling prowess but had to be rushed due to Fashion catching a bid and the usual label politics

Street Level was real dope but it came out in the greatest year in Hip Hop history (94) and so it was kinda lost among the classics upon classics upon classics that year. It was just another dope album in 94.

But when Stone Crazy dropped, the puff daddy jiggy era was in full swing
It was one of the last sample heavy joints and they stepped up on the mic as well
Find That...Off The Books...Do You Believe...Niggaz Know...Supa Supreme...heat after heat after heat

  

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106. "Take it or Squeeze is also great"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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76. "Diverse - One A.M."
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85. "RE: Diverse - One A.M."
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Yes...very dope...the production alone, but can't front of Diverse...

Integrity is the Cornerstone of Artistry...

  

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79. "where does El Nino stack up?"
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I loved that album.. rarely gets shine that I can see.

  

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82. "Justin Warfield - My Field Trip to Planet 9"
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yep

  

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84. "Love this album "
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K sera sera, fisherman’s grotto, thoughts in the buttermilk, b boys on acid are always on my early 90’s playlist

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87. "The Brand New Heavies..."
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"Heavy Rhyme Experience, Vol. 1"...one of the first LP's that showed me Hip Hop can have broader boundaries...type slick...

Integrity is the Cornerstone of Artistry...

  

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104. "Woah, I can't believe I never knew this existed!?"
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The lineup looks insane.

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113. "Oh shit!!! Brings me back, loved the line up"
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Grand Puba, Ed. O.G., and Jamal-ski (pre 'Happy Feet' soundtrack) were my favorites. The Pharcyde showed how fun their new album was going to be.

But Puba's flow, that bassline, and those scratches were so perfect and smooth. Straight butta'.

The video....loved the grimy black and white shots.

  

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115. "yes"
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137. "Great album! Just relistened to that joint this past weekend. "
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______________________________________________________________________________

"To Each His Reach"

but.....

Fuck aliens.

  

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88. "Bush Babees - Gravity"
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Love this album, always had.

  

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118. "THIS RIGHT HERRRRRRE"
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werd.

  

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89. "Kurupt - Streetz Iz A Mutha"
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came out around same time as chronic 2001, and while I also love that album I thought this one was better.

lot of great production (not just west coast but organized noize)

fire guest verses

  

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91. "Whoa. I never knew ONP did beats on this."
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I always loved "I Call Shots." Don't really love "Tequila" but either way, had no clue they did either of these beats. Wild. What a connection.

Either way, I agree. This is Kurupt's best album IMO And hella underrated. Was overshadowed by Chronic 2 and rightfully so but I simply wish it had been released at a different time.

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131. "Wooow. I never realized how much "Tequilla" sounds like a Goodie Mob"
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beat. I know T-Mo fit perfectly, but yeah, I never connected that.

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107. "yeah this was in heavy rotation at the time"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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90. "Jay-Z - The Dynasty. I love that album."
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*****

"I mean, if at any point in your life you have to publically say that you don't like your a$$ played with, you have to look back and realize you made at least a couple wrong turns..." -Stadiq

  

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119. "I just re-listened to this last week"
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Maaaaaann....Good GAWD this album bangs. Hard.




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93. ""in the real world""
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Below The Heavens...outside of a small section of folks who would actually call themselves "hip-hop heads", most folks I've talked about it with had never heard, but most of them have really connected with it.

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94. "Yea this is probably the one if we're being honest."
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95. "Volume 10 - "Hip Hopera""
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Not only was it underrated, no one's ever heard it!

  

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98. "Way ahead of his time and all-time classic album"
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I first heard Home Alone on a college mix show and I called up the station "who is that???" went and copped as soon as I got bread

the flows on here are just unbelievable

Knockoutchaskull
Sunbeams
Flow Wood

dude was cold on the mic

I remember Pistolgrip Pump getting a few plays on Rap City but that was about it

  

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96. "Black Mamba Serums - Bigg Jus"
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Japanese edition or v2.0

  

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99. "Del the Funky Homosapien -- No Need for Alarm"
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n/m

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134. "People have a memory loss"
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this was his "standard hip hop album" before he went all the way left
I mean he was already bugged but there's enough straight brag rap and shit talking to make it acceptable among conservative heads
(conservative= people that thought Dr. Octagon and Freestyle Fellowship were weird WPS)

  

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100. "witchdoctor- a swat healing ritual"
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127. "+1"
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yes

  

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102. "Black Rob's 'Life Story' is a personal classic to me."
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105. "The Further Adventures of Lord Quas"
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I think its a masterpiece, but seems like its pretty divisive.

Also, this is personal, but Lyricist Lounge Volume 1 is one of the most important records I've ever heard. That album expanded my view of hip hop behind what was on Rap City or available at Circuit City.

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110. "Uncut Raw - First Toke"
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Self-ish had BARZZZ!!

  

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112. "Camron's "SDE" gets overlooked due to his reinvention"
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The album is uneven, so I could never call it a classic. But there's a album worth of good to great songs on there.

That's Me
Whatever
Come Kill Me
Violence
Double Up
Losing Weight
SDE
What Means the World to You
All the Chickens
Where I'm From
Let Me Know
My Hood

  

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114. "The Roots - undun"
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yup

  

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116. "Freestyle Fellowship - To Whom It May Concern"
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If you hear a cool rap style on this album, just go ahead and take it.

You may be able to jump start a pretty successful rap career off of it. And no one's going to trip.

  

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124. "ALL THIS!"
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>If you hear a cool rap style on this album, just go ahead and
>take it.
>
>You may be able to jump start a pretty successful rap career
>off of it. And no one's going to trip.


Anti-gentrification, cheap alcohol & trying to look pretty in our twilight posting years (c) Big Reg
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133. "You can just harmonize and thug it to the bone if you want"
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In my mind, Eazy heard this and when the Cleveland dudes showed up, he was like "you know what would be great instead of those faces of death raps you guys are doing?"

the rest is history

  

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117. "LNDN DRGS 'Aktive'"
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west coast classic

  

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liveguy
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128. "for me...Sadat X "Wild Cowboys""
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that joint has BEATS and Sadat does what Sadat always does...

pretty much a DITC album, but never gets mentioned as such.

Joint is GREAT.

We see through all that boo boo like it's ghost shit... (c) Quelle Chris

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liveguy
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129. "Royal Flush "Ghetto Millionaire""
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So good.

We see through all that boo boo like it's ghost shit... (c) Quelle Chris

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130. "^^^^YES"
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One of the best out of Queens

  

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135. "This album gets mentioned every year on every hip-hop message board"
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>So good.

I've ever posted on. The fans on the internet have really managed to do this album some justice.

  

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142. "NEVER HEARD UNTIL NOW"
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Crazy that an album that is so in the pocket of that mid 90's type hip-hop sound never came into my purview.

and I am loving listening to this for the first time 20 yrs later.


werd.

  

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143. "underated? no unheralded? yes"
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Original Juice
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132. "Alkaholiks "Coast II Coast""
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King Tee "Tha Triflin' Album"
Threat "Sickinnahead

  

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136. "From 2011, Rashad & Confidence ‎– The Element Of Surprise"
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This album flowed so perfect to me. To me it was the best thing I heard come out in years at that point.

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Mixcloud - www.mixcloud.com/Soultaker/

  

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138. "Geto Boys “The Resurrection”"
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I think Chris Rock said the same thing.

After this dropped, I pretty much stopped listening to “All Eyez On Me” thru the summer of 96.

...AND I didn’t pick up “It Was Written” until like 97.


PRINCE beat tape https://chrisp.bandcamp.com/album/17th-day
D'ANGELO beat tape https://chrisp.bandcamp.com/album/smack-your-ass-pull-your-hair
IPHONE LP Prplblckslvrgld https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/prplblckslvrgld/1406675620

  

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141. "Genocide and Juice"
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Kill My Landlord too.

Peace,

Spirit (Alan)
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