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"Songs you LOVE off "bad" albums?"


  

          

This post is inspired by Nas' "Remember The Times" from the Street's Disciple LP.

This song has recently had a HOLD on me. It had a hold on me when the album dropped too, but because it's widely considered one of Nas' "bad" albums, I eventually forgot about it for well over a decade. Someone was talking about the album and I went to it to listen. It's still pretty poor to me, but I re-discovered "Remember The Times" and since then this song has had me. The other day I ran it back like 15x in a row.

I'm a beat guy, and there is something about this beat that L.E.S. did that just puts me in a musical trance. I have a bunch of beats like this (I actually have a playlist - I added this). I think it's that it's basically a loop and unless there was a weird timing issue in looping it, it didn't need to be chopped, but he still did a few little chops and i think it pulls me in even further on a sample I already loved.

Anyways, I find myself running it back multiple times this morning, and I had to ask what's y'alls songs you love off "bad" albums?

  

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I feel like we did this in The Lesson somewhat recently.
Oct 26th 2023
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You're probably thinking of this post...
Oct 28th 2023
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      Yea most likely.
Oct 30th 2023
41
Kanye’s “Ghost Town” from the Ye album is incredible
Oct 26th 2023
2
Kanye - Bound 2
Oct 26th 2023
3
Same.
Oct 27th 2023
10
i feel this one, but at the same time Yeezus is my 3rd favorite Kanye al...
Oct 27th 2023
13
My impression at the time was “Jesse Pinkman Season 4….
Oct 27th 2023
16
Exactly my thoughts.
Oct 27th 2023
17
      I liked some of “Life of Pablo”
Oct 28th 2023
33
           Yea that album was sloppy as fuck but there are prolly 4 or 5 songs on i...
Oct 30th 2023
42
                yup, i thought Life of Pable was wack...
Oct 30th 2023
49
                     Yeezus was trash but it made sense in an arena settings sonically
Oct 31st 2023
76
I tried to like it but didn’t
Oct 27th 2023
19
I don't listen to Kanye anymore, but that one was really dope
Oct 27th 2023
23
God bless Reddit, The Roots version lives on
Oct 30th 2023
62
      Oh that's fire.
Oct 31st 2023
66
      this rules
Oct 31st 2023
82
Mannnnn
Oct 26th 2023
5
Crack a Bottle off Relapse
Oct 26th 2023
4
Is The Eminem show considered a bad album? cause if so
Oct 26th 2023
6
Relapse deserves a re-evaluation.
Oct 27th 2023
11
      haven’t listened to it in a while but it’s pretty solid
Oct 27th 2023
20
      That's a pretty big "aside"
Oct 27th 2023
21
      ***Edit** Wrong place.
Oct 27th 2023
22
      I get what you're saying. But IIRC, he only uses the "accent" on 4 songs...
Oct 30th 2023
43
      I enjoyed Relapse
Oct 28th 2023
34
      Yea it's vintage Dre IMO.
Oct 30th 2023
44
           Definitely his most cohesive album
Oct 30th 2023
51
           Exactly.
Oct 31st 2023
70
           as a fan of Em, I actually skipped this album completely based on the
Oct 30th 2023
52
                Ha wow. I'm super interested in your thoughts.
Oct 31st 2023
71
                     still formalizing my thoughts.
Nov 02nd 2023
91
                          ok, so. I don't really like this album.
Nov 14th 2023
92
                               Yea I can agree about the hooks.
Nov 14th 2023
93
      RE: Relapse deserves a re-evaluation.
Nov 01st 2023
90
ghetto jiggy, lost boyz
Oct 27th 2023
7
Crew from off Beats Rhymes and Life
Oct 27th 2023
8
(older) tribe purists were def overly harsh on that album lol
Oct 28th 2023
28
my joint from that album is Get A Hold.
Oct 28th 2023
31
      Mine is Jam.
Oct 30th 2023
45
      The Jam, is my jam.
Oct 30th 2023
50
      Yeah, “Get A Hold” is mine too
Oct 30th 2023
60
RE: Songs you LOVE off "bad" albums?
Oct 27th 2023
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War was my shit too !! To this day. I love that hook.
Oct 27th 2023
12
good song
Oct 27th 2023
18
NY State of Mind 2 off the “I Am” album
Oct 27th 2023
14
I hope you like Nas is Like too ?! Hah
Oct 27th 2023
15
      Gun to my head, that’s his best song
Oct 27th 2023
25
           Probably same.
Oct 30th 2023
46
50 Cent, "Ski Mask Way."
Oct 27th 2023
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the massacre is so bad lol
Oct 28th 2023
27
i don't think it's bad. it's just very mid when taken as a whole project...
Oct 29th 2023
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      idk even a lot of that i dont really like
Oct 31st 2023
79
      word. the singles didn't age well for sure...
Nov 01st 2023
88
      Ski Mask Way/Baltimore Love Thing/Ryder Music
Oct 31st 2023
80
We did a whole radio show episode about this topic.
Oct 28th 2023
36
Jeez, you're right. I'm getting fucking old.
Oct 29th 2023
37
I like The Massacre more than GRODT
Oct 30th 2023
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      man, i've argued for years that GRODT has aged really poorly.
Oct 31st 2023
65
Live From New York - Raekwon - Immobilarity
Oct 28th 2023
29
this actually made me run through The Lex Diamonds Story.
Oct 29th 2023
39
I was going to say “Sneakers” off that album
Oct 30th 2023
55
method man's Say from 4:21 the day after.
Oct 28th 2023
30
^ good one. Agreed re: the album overall, too.
Oct 30th 2023
47
Whole Damn Year by Mary J. Blige.
Oct 28th 2023
32
the first two tracks on snoop's no limit debut
Oct 28th 2023
35
"Doggz Gonna Get Ya" & "Hoes Money & Clout" for me.
Oct 30th 2023
48
I like “Still a G Thang”, but that’s about it
Oct 30th 2023
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RE: the first two tracks on snoop's no limit debut
Oct 31st 2023
69
Raekwon "Sneakers"
Oct 30th 2023
40
^^^^^^^^^
Oct 30th 2023
56
Pass the Plugs - De La Soul is Dead
Oct 30th 2023
53
you just want attention.. lol
Oct 31st 2023
64
.
Oct 31st 2023
67
It’s only my opinion
Oct 31st 2023
73
lol stfu
Oct 31st 2023
68
I get that you guys wanna be different and all BUT
Oct 31st 2023
72
      Haha yea it's all subjective. You're fucking insane, but it's subjective...
Oct 31st 2023
74
      try less.. its okay, go back to whatever genre or vibe that suits you
Oct 31st 2023
75
      I'ma give it another spin soon
Oct 31st 2023
77
      Try The Grind Date or Stakes Is High
Oct 31st 2023
78
           Thanks for the recommendations
Oct 31st 2023
84
           Yea Grind Date, Stakes is High, Buhloone Mindstate ..
Nov 01st 2023
87
Listen, you little Arsenio Hall gum-having punk
Oct 31st 2023
81
So my smile gotta be gummy because I have good taste?
Oct 31st 2023
83
If “Breakadawn or Buddy does not do it for you
Nov 01st 2023
85
Jay-Z - Lost Ones
Oct 30th 2023
58
Lupe Fiasco - I’m Beamin
Oct 30th 2023
59
Ice Cube - Ghetto Vet
Oct 30th 2023
61
I'm gonna get indulgent and rip from the Handbook in my sig
Oct 31st 2023
63
Coming back and looking back, I love what context framed as "bad"
Nov 01st 2023
86
Lil' Wayne - London Roads
Nov 01st 2023
89

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1. "I feel like we did this in The Lesson somewhat recently."
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I can't find it via search tho.

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26. "You're probably thinking of this post..."
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41. "Yea most likely."
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2. "Kanye’s “Ghost Town” from the Ye album is incredible "
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It’s a traditional maximalist Kanye song that would be at home on Late Registration, surrounded by a pile of basura

  

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3. "Kanye - Bound 2"
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I hated that Yeezus album, except for Bound 2. I played that constantly. The Tonight Show version with The Roots was even better. I downloaded that off YouTube, thankfully. Because it’s nowhere to be found now.

  

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10. "Same."
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>I hated that Yeezus album, except for Bound 2. I played that
>constantly.

Came around on Black Skinhead but the simplicity of Bound2 always stuck with me.

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13. "i feel this one, but at the same time Yeezus is my 3rd favorite Kanye al..."
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so i don't think it's bad at all it's a personal classic.

  

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16. "My impression at the time was “Jesse Pinkman Season 4…."
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of Breaking Bad house party music.” Just wasn’t my thing at all.

At least he still had ideas and seemed to try back then, though. I just didn’t like it.

  

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17. "Exactly my thoughts."
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>At least he still had ideas and seemed to try back then,
>though. I just didn’t like it.

^^^ exactly this. I appreciated the artistry but just couldn't vibe with the end result.

Everything since has been various levels of doo doo.

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33. "I liked some of “Life of Pablo”"
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To the point where I didn’t name a song off of it - because there’s enough that I like that takes it out of “bad” territory to me.

Everything since then though? Nah. His music has gotten bland and boring IMO. Donda was such a waste of time.

  

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42. "Yea that album was sloppy as fuck but there are prolly 4 or 5 songs on i..."
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49. "yup, i thought Life of Pable was wack..."
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but there's a handful of dope cuts off it.

but then there's people where Life of Pablo is probably their favorite Kanye album.

that's how i feel about Yeezus. not my favorite, but up there. but then there's a ton of people who hated it.

  

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76. "Yeezus was trash but it made sense in an arena settings sonically"
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I went to the show in ATL (to see Kendrick)

and it was wild seeing all these young white kids no ALL the words to Yeezus

and then when he played his old shit they all say down and I stood up

it was at that moment that we realized… lol

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19. "I tried to like it but didn’t"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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23. "I don't listen to Kanye anymore, but that one was really dope"
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62. "God bless Reddit, The Roots version lives on"
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Otherwise it seems to have been largely scrubbed from the Internet. So dope. I LOVE this version.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Kanye/s/H2T9ZOZLdv

  

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66. "Oh that's fire."
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82. "this rules"
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5. "Mannnnn"
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I seriously believe this might be the last "Great" Kanye song.

Cudi and Kanye both do a great job but when that lady comes in singing the chorus about not feeling anymore pain...

I don't think I've listened to anything else off this album since it came out

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4. "Crack a Bottle off Relapse"
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i actually think people dont even like that song lol. it's definitely all 3 of them being washed af trying to restore the feeling. but i have always loved it.

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6. "Is The Eminem show considered a bad album? cause if so"
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pi3_Zs-oRUo

THIS joint right here is legit hard AF

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11. "Relapse deserves a re-evaluation."
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It's the only good/complete album he's made post-Eminem Show. Accents aside.

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20. "haven’t listened to it in a while but it’s pretty solid"
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pretty funny too.

“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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21. "That's a pretty big "aside""
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The accents kills it for me. It's part of the delivery, and it makes the album pretty unlistenable.

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22. "***Edit** Wrong place."
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43. "I get what you're saying. But IIRC, he only uses the "accent" on 4 songs..."
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And it's a 20 track (I think 15 song) album. So almost a third of the album; that's a lot, and it's annoying, but I think over the years we've all been of the mistaken belief that he did that thing on every song for the entire album.

I'm not saying it's a 5 mic album or anything. I just think it deserves a re-evaluation with fresh ears. Especially in light of the word vomit/American truck commercial trash he's been putting out since.

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34. "I enjoyed Relapse"
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I think the whole accent thing fits the concept of the album of him being this crazed dude who gets back on drugs and is acting the way he is. The sequencing of the album is good, the production from Dre is pretty good and as MC Em is as good as he's ever been on the technical tip. Now I understand that the content is off putting for some people but I really really like that album. It's the last good Eminem project to me.

  

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44. "Yea it's vintage Dre IMO."
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He gave Em exactly what he was looking for in terms of tone and sonic landscape.

And yea Em is spitting, and hadn't lost his rhythm or ability to make a song as opposed to just a lyricalmiracle verse with no regard for the beat/song like he does now. It's the most cohesive of his albums too IMO.

>I think the whole accent thing fits the concept of the album
>of him being this crazed dude who gets back on drugs and is
>acting the way he is. The sequencing of the album is good, the
>production from Dre is pretty good and as MC Em is as good as
>he's ever been on the technical tip. Now I understand that the
>content is off putting for some people but I really really
>like that album. It's the last good Eminem project to me.

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51. "Definitely his most cohesive album "
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The album is a concept album that doesn’t really veer off topic.

  

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70. "Exactly."
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52. "as a fan of Em, I actually skipped this album completely based on the"
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reviews. I know, I know lol.

I'm going to check it out now.

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71. "Ha wow. I'm super interested in your thoughts."
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Because this is an album of a bygone Em era. And it was panned, as we're discussing. And the Eminem of before and the Eminem of since this album, are both totally different Eminems haha. It's really a standalone project on so many levels, even if some of the same themes show up here and there.

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91. "still formalizing my thoughts."
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that accent is doing a lot, but these flows are ridiculous.

stay wide awake is dark af, but I got it on repeat. that 2nd verse. whew!

Y'all buy those labels, I was born supreme

  

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92. "ok, so. I don't really like this album."
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the accent didn't bother me as much as anticipated. it worked on better on some songs more than others.

he's rhyming his ass off and follows the dark theme throughout, but most of the songs just aren't good.

dre seemed to be in his bag though. maybe if there were less sing songy choruses? this one just doesn't do it for me.

with that said, stay wide awake has been on repeat. I love the way he sticks to the story line and puts his words together. plays out like cinema.

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93. "Yea I can agree about the hooks."
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But even with that caveat, this album is still better than anything he's put out since haha. That was really my overarching point.


>the accent didn't bother me as much as anticipated. it worked
>on better on some songs more than others.
>
>he's rhyming his ass off and follows the dark theme
>throughout, but most of the songs just aren't good.
>
>dre seemed to be in his bag though. maybe if there were less
>sing songy choruses? this one just doesn't do it for me.
>
>with that said, stay wide awake has been on repeat. I love the
>way he sticks to the story line and puts his words together.
>plays out like cinema.

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90. "RE: Relapse deserves a re-evaluation."
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Relapse now has the benefit of being compared to what came after it (Revival, Kamikaze, etc) rather than before it (SSLP, MMLP, TES).

It's a good album. I can probably make a great 10-song version that I'd really enjoy.

  

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7. "ghetto jiggy, lost boyz"
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8. "Crew from off Beats Rhymes and Life"
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that beat is lovely.

and I know younger heads love that album but anyone who followed Tribe from the beginning knows that album was wack af compared to the prior 3.

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28. "(older) tribe purists were def overly harsh on that album lol "
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They shit on The Love Movement too when it came out

(And I love that one too, the bonus disc was 🔥)

But I agree neither album is seeing LET or MM

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31. "my joint from that album is Get A Hold."
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but yeah, that album was a let down fa'sho.

Y'all buy those labels, I was born supreme

  

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45. "Mine is Jam."
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50. "The Jam, is my jam."
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I see why people don't like BR&L, relative to their other material.

But there are some really interesting beats, and Tip gives his best performance on a Tribe album. It was the beginning of the end for the group. But, to me, it's still a 4, 4 and a quarter mic album.

<--- Me when my head hits the pillow

  

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60. "Yeah, “Get A Hold” is mine too"
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9. "RE: Songs you LOVE off "bad" albums?"
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Funny you should mention that album. That song "War" was my go to. I didn't care really about any of the other joints, but that one caught me. I don't know if it was the off kilter singing or the beat but that one pops into my head more than any other off that double LP.

**Sig**
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-Be selfless and the world will be a better place.

  

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12. "War was my shit too !! To this day. I love that hook."
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>Funny you should mention that album. That song "War" was my
>go to. I didn't care really about any of the other joints, but
>that one caught me. I don't know if it was the off kilter
>singing or the beat but that one pops into my head more than
>any other off that double LP.

Such a feel good vibe on that beat too.

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18. "good song"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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14. "NY State of Mind 2 off the “I Am” album"
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Still debating if I’m gonna cop the RSD vinyl that drops next month off the strength of this one track. This one song has some of Nas’ best storytelling over one of Primo’s dopest beats.

  

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15. "I hope you like Nas is Like too ?! Hah"
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25. "Gun to my head, that’s his best song"
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I don’t care what album it’s on.

  

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46. "Probably same."
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That's one of the best beat intros ever created, and one of the best beats ever created. Instant head nodder.

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24. "50 Cent, "Ski Mask Way.""
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Mentioned this is the " Songs you like by artists you normally don't mess with" in the Lesson. Works here too.

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27. "the massacre is so bad lol"
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i wish he kept all them songs he gave Game for The Documentary

<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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38. "i don't think it's bad. it's just very mid when taken as a whole project..."
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to me, there's heat:

Candy Shop
Get In My Car
Ski Mask Way
A Baltimore Love Thing
Ryder Music
Disco Inferno
Just A Lil Bit
Position of Power
God Gave Me Style

...but there's 22 songs on there if you count the Hate It Or Love it so even if someone accepts all my selections there, it's still more than half "not good" to "actually bad."

  

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79. "idk even a lot of that i dont really like"
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Candy Shop, Get in My Car, Disco Inferno, Just a Lil Bit just aged real badly for me.

Ski Mask Way and Ryder Music hard for sure tho

i like 50 stuff off the movie album more than anything on The Massacre for the most part
Window Shopper
Hustlers Ambition (top 3 50 song for me)
Outta Control Remix
I dont know Officer
I'll Whip Yo Head Boy

<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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88. "word. the singles didn't age well for sure..."
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(i feel like that's the story w/ a lot of 50's big singles but i put that more to the production of that time)

...but they are ubiquitous so i still fuck with em. like, i'd dance to it at a club and if it came on somewhere i'm not gonna turn it off.

so weird that the Outta Control Remix ended up on Mobb Deep's album but i guess 50 was trying to push them joining G-Unit (we could have a whole fun post about groups doing weird join-ups late in their careers), but that is one of my favorite songs/beats ever. if it was actually on The Massacre that'd up it's rating for me.

  

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80. "Ski Mask Way/Baltimore Love Thing/Ryder Music"
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I like those a lot, but most of the rest of the album is mediocre to bad, to me. Singles were horrible, he got real corny real quick.

  

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36. "We did a whole radio show episode about this topic. "
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https://www.mixcloud.com/returntozero/episode-67-dope-tracks-from-wack-albums-march-6-2020/

Recorded right as the COVID lockdowns were about to start.



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37. "Jeez, you're right. I'm getting fucking old."
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Yep, that was our last "in the studio" episode. That was your idea too, right?

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54. "I like The Massacre more than GRODT"
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the latter didn't age well imo.

Massacre got a couple of bangers, if they let me cut a few tracks on that jawn it'll be a classic.

A Baltimore Love Thing
Ski Mask Way
This is 50
I'm Supposed to Die Tonight
Position of Power (aww nigga don't trip)

^ Those are dope

As I look over the track listing maybe it's not THAT good, but there's some quality songs on there.

  

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65. "man, i've argued for years that GRODT has aged really poorly."
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so, yeah, i probably like The Massacre at least AS much, if not more, than GRODT.

i still skip a lot of The Massacre as I said above what songs I really fuck with, but i probably skip just as much of GRODT.

  

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29. "Live From New York - Raekwon - Immobilarity"
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>This post is inspired by Nas' "Remember The Times" from the
>Street's Disciple LP.
>
>This song has recently had a HOLD on me. It had a hold on me
>when the album dropped too, but because it's widely considered
>one of Nas' "bad" albums, I eventually forgot about it for
>well over a decade. Someone was talking about the album and I
>went to it to listen. It's still pretty poor to me, but I
>re-discovered "Remember The Times" and since then this song
>has had me. The other day I ran it back like 15x in a row.
>
>I'm a beat guy, and there is something about this beat that
>L.E.S. did that just puts me in a musical trance. I have a
>bunch of beats like this (I actually have a playlist - I added
>this). I think it's that it's basically a loop and unless
>there was a weird timing issue in looping it, it didn't need
>to be chopped, but he still did a few little chops and i think
>it pulls me in even further on a sample I already loved.
>
>Anyways, I find myself running it back multiple times this
>morning, and I had to ask what's y'alls songs you love off
>"bad" albums?

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39. "this actually made me run through The Lex Diamonds Story."
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cuz i hated Immobilarity so much but remember liking The Lex Diamonds Story when it came out.

  

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55. "I was going to say “Sneakers” off that album "
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30. "method man's Say from 4:21 the day after."
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luv that song. I don't think it's actually a bad album, but there are too many songs that are mediocre.

Y'all buy those labels, I was born supreme

  

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47. "^ good one. Agreed re: the album overall, too."
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>RE: method man's Say from 4:21 the day after.
>luv that song. I don't think it's actually a bad album, but
>there are too many songs that are mediocre.

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32. "Whole Damn Year by Mary J. Blige."
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this song is so good to me. the rest of the London Sessions album didn't live up to how good that song was.

I appreciated that she was trying to do something other than hip-hop soul. wish she'd try more branching out.

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35. "the first two tracks on snoop's no limit debut"
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48. ""Doggz Gonna Get Ya" & "Hoes Money & Clout" for me."
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God that album was trash lol. I like to forget it exists.

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57. "I like “Still a G Thang”, but that’s about it "
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69. "RE: the first two tracks on snoop's no limit debut"
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>

The album was LONG and a lot of bad. But there's songs on it that I remember loving. Still A G Thing, Don't Let Go, and I am a sucker for Game of Life cuz Snoop did his thing on there..he sounded like Snoop for real on that one for sure.

  

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40. "Raekwon "Sneakers""
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from 'Immobilarity'

http://islasoul.bandcamp.com

  

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56. "^^^^^^^^^"
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53. "Pass the Plugs - De La Soul is Dead"
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LOL

I know y'all comin for me

I don't know what y'all see in that album

I need to check out some of De La's other albums because I don't get the hype

  

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64. "you just want attention.. lol"
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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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67. "."
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73. "It’s only my opinion "
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And I’m right

LOL

  

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68. "lol stfu"
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72. "I get that you guys wanna be different and all BUT"
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if that’s their magnum opus, do I really need to subject myself to listening to the rest of their catalog?

I don’t get it, I guess it’s me

And I wouldn’t say I LOVE Pass The Plugs but I do find it tolerable. I guess Kicked Out The House is ok too.

I tried

  

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74. "Haha yea it's all subjective. You're fucking insane, but it's subjective..."
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None of their albums sound the same. So yea, you should def check out more of their work.

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75. "try less.. its okay, go back to whatever genre or vibe that suits you"
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something’s aren’t worth debating when it comes to hip hop

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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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77. "I'ma give it another spin soon"
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I wanna get the hype

I'm a hip-hop fan. This album just didn't wow me the way I expected it to

  

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78. "Try The Grind Date or Stakes Is High"
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Tue Oct-31-23 08:22 PM by DJR

  

          

I don’t know your tastes, but I think those are their best albums that are also maybe less “difficult” to get into or less “different”? A bit more straightforward beats and rhymes.

I’m not “supposed” to say it because it wasn’t “golden age” or “90s”, but I probably play “The Grind Date” the most often. *shrug*. I’d definitely say to check that one out - beats by Dilla, Madlib, Jake One, 9th Wonder, and Supa Dave West. Guest verses by Ghostface, Doom ,and Common. I’d think any hip hop head would like that album.

  

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84. "Thanks for the recommendations "
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87. "Yea Grind Date, Stakes is High, Buhloone Mindstate .."
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... all more traditional, boom bap, straightforward hip-hop albums. Try all 3.

To be fair, it took me a minute to get into 3Ft High and DLSID myself. They're so quirky and I wasn't there in the time they were released, came to them after I'd heard Stakes is High. So I just wasn't ready for that type of vibe change.

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81. "Listen, you little Arsenio Hall gum-having punk"
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Mar-A-Lago delenda est

  

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83. "So my smile gotta be gummy because I have good taste?"
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Is that a reference from one of their albums or do you have Arsenio on your mind?

I had to look up a pic of him smiling to refresh my memory and yeah. . . I’m talkin’ crazy stuff ©️ Tone Loc

I’m gonna revisit DSID and I might check out Stakes is High since I’ve heard good things

  

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85. "If “Breakadawn or Buddy does not do it for you"
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then I don’t know what to tell you… De La Soul has music for the clubs, for the lyrical backpack fanbase and one of the best live performers

  

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58. "Jay-Z - Lost Ones"
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59. "Lupe Fiasco - I’m Beamin"
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61. "Ice Cube - Ghetto Vet"
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63. "I'm gonna get indulgent and rip from the Handbook in my sig"
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I'm sure most people, like any link anywhere, never clicked through. For that majority, essentially it was an experiment in trying to balance personal enjoyment with some kind of basic aesthetic quality, and before I drifted away from it I ranked over 1,300 albums.

I might come back to more pages later, but for now, let's focus on the last page - 1,201 through 1,327!

I'll be going in descending order just to make it easier on myself. Plus, as I'll mention afterward, I always enjoy how scrolling through that list, even a second or third time, has people starting to figure I just never rated something only for it to suddenly show up and aggravate the hell out of them.

I already know this post is gonna be too long so not much commentary. In case anybody's bored enough to skim for what I skipped, I'm mostly skipping songs I have no memory of, which of course highlights the flaws of this whole system. Like, I gave a B.o.B. song on Killer Mike's Underground Atlanta a 5, ask me anything about it!


1,201 - LUDACRIS - THEATER OF THE MIND
*13|I Do It for Hip-Hop|5:22 4.75 - 5
*14|Do the Right Thing|5:14 4.25 - 5

(Alright, already an exception to the rule here, LOL)

1,204 - LIL WAYNE - THA BLOCK IS HOT
*2|Tha Block Is Hot (feat. Juvenile and B.G.)|4:13 4 - 4.5
*8|Fuck tha World|4:46 4

1,208 - PROJECT PAT - REAL RECOGNIZE REAL
*7|Dead in the Streets|3:29 5

1,217 - CHIEF KEEF - BACK FROM THE DEAD
(I know this has had a pretty major reappraisal, but I hated it back then and never went back)
*5|I Don't Like (feat. Lil Reese)|5:21 4.5 - 5

1,220 - JADAKISS - THE LAST KISS
*18|Death Wish (feat. Lil' Wayne)|3:25 (Produced by The Alchemist) 4 - 4.25

1,229 - CASSIDY - WHERE IS CASS AT?
*25|Cass Fly High|2:43 4.25 - 5

1,230 - INSPECTAH DECK - THE RESIDENT PATIENT
*1|Sound of the Slums (feat. Masta Killa)|2:05 (Produced by Concrete Beats) 4 - 4.5
*2|C.R.E.E.P.S.|2:55 4 - 4.5
*3|What They Want|2:25 4 - 4.5

1,231 - SNOOP DOGG - THA LAST MEAL
*9|Lay Low (feat. Master P, Nate Dogg, Butch Cassidy & Tha Eastsidaz)|3:43 (Produced by Dr. Dre & Mike Elizondo) 4 - 4.5

1,237 - PLIES - DEFINITION OF REAL
*4|Worth Goin' FED Fo'|3:59 4

1,241 - MOBB DEEP - BLOOD MONEY
*9|Pearly Gates|4:18 4 - 4.25
*16|Outta Control (Remix)|4:07 4.75 - 5

1,244 - THE GAME - LAX (this is one if I ever comprehensively edited this whole lost would probably get a bump, but oh well)
*18|Letter to the King (feat. Nas)|5:46 (Produced by Hi-Tek) 4 - 4.25

1,255 - BIG SEAN - FINALLY FAMOUS
*7|Dance (A$$)|3:43 (Produced by Da Internz) 4


1,267 - LIL SCRAPPY + TRILLVILLE - TRILLVILLE
*5|No Problem|3:34 4.5 - 5
*7|F.I.L.A. (feat. Lil Jon)|5:05 4.5 - 5

Disc Two: Trillville
*2|Neva Eva (feat. Lil Scrappy and Lil Jon)|4:34 (Produced by Lil' Jon & Don P.) 4.5 - 5

1,268 - C-RIDE - THE ARAB STORE
*9|Virgin|4:52 4 - 4.5

(Just wanted to pull this one because it might only exist on my external HDD anymore, and the mixtape has an all-time "this is free, who cares what it's called!" 2010 title. I have no idea what it sounds like, but the cover art struck some weird nostalgia in me.)

1,270 - NEW BOYZ - SKINNY JEANS & A MIC
*2|You're a Jerk|3:09 (Produced by Legacy) 3.75 - 4

(I know, I know, I said no commentary. But I know Brew and I have agreed on this before - this is a song I used to hate, and then I came to appreciate it for what it was, and now it makes me emphatically nostalgic if I hear it. Music's weird.)


1,274 - GORILLA ZOE - WELCOME TO THE ZOO
*2|Hood Nigga|3:20 (Produced by Dee Jay Dana & Chris Flame) 4.5 - 5

(All white, freshman year of college, weeded out of my mind caveats absolutely apply.)


1,275 - LIL WAYNE - DEDICATION 3
*4|Dick Pleaser (feat. Jae Millz)|4:00 (Produced by Lil' Jon) 4.5 - 5


1,277 - MA$E - HARLEM WORLD (*insert Kanye shrug*)
*12|Feel So Good|3:24 4 - 4.75


1,283 - EMINEM - ENCORE
*4|Yellow Brick Road|5:46 4 - 4.25
*5|Like Toy Soldiers|4:56 4 - 4.25


1,284 - NOTORIOUS B.I.G. - DUETS
*11|I'm With Whateva (feat. Lil Wayne, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones & Jagged Edge|2:34 (Produced by Stevie J) 4 - 4.75


1,285 - LUDACRIS - BATTLE OF THE SEXES
*17|How Low Remix (feat. Rick Ross & Twista)|3:55 4 - 4.25


1,290 - YUNG L.A. - CRUSH DA BLOCK (man, the stupid fruity swag era of Atlanta sure was a moment)
*14|Yo Gotti - I'll Ride, I'll Die (feat. Lito, J. Futuristic, Zed Zilla & Yung L.A.)|4:55 (Produced by Drumma Drama) 4 - 4.5


1,292 - LIL WAYNE - I AM NOT A HUMAN BEING
*5|I'm Single|5:33 (Produced by 40 & Omen) 5
*7|Right Above It (feat. Drake)|4:31 (Produced by Kane Beatz) 3.5 - 4


1,295 - DJ QUIK & KURUPT - BLAQKOUT
*9|9x's Outta 10|2:55 4.75 - 5 (probably should be a flat 5 - incredible)

1,300 - YUNG JOC - NEW JOC CITY
*2|It's Goin' Down (feat. Nitti)|4:01 (Produced by Nitti) 4


1,311 - 50 CENT - CURTIS
*5|I Get Money|3:44 (Produced by APEX) 3.75 - 4



...Yeah, it was fun just looking at these song titles and listening back to some of them just to be sure. I'll probably come back and post from at least the 1,051 - 1,200 page later this week, since the albums are still bad but they're not quite as artistically bankrupt as these here.


Plus, I'm always eager to see what album rankings shock which people, in no small part because I added to that list for damn near a decade so 18-year old me is in the back-back of the extended-cab Suburban 30-year old me decided to put in park with the e-brake on and tires angled towards the curb.




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"This is the streets, and I am the trap." � Jay Bilas
http://www.popmatters.com/pm/archive/contributor/517
Hip Hop Handbook: http://tinyurl.com/ll4kzz
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"This is the streets, and I am the trap." � Jay Bilas
http://www.popmatters.com/pm/archive/contributor/517
Hip Hop Handbook: http://tinyurl.com/ll4kzz

  

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86. "Coming back and looking back, I love what context framed as "bad""
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I've read enough contemporary reviews to understand why Tribe's BR&L shows up in this thread...but between the price of a record, the cultural currency of a video and the artistic value of originality...because I grew up with torrents rather than discs or records, I can't help but feel like this thread has thrown some softballs so far.


(For what it's worth, I'm skipping more for both yours and my sake this time. "I Used to Get It in Ohio" from Cam'rom's Crime Pays stands in for all the skips.)

So I'll blam another page as promised!

1,051 - DMX - THE GREAT DEPRESSION
*3|Who We Be|4:47 (Produced by Black Key) 4.25 - 5

1,059 - LL COOL J - WALKING WITH THE PANTHER
*A6|You're My Heart| 4 - 4.5
*B2|Big Ole Butt| 4 - 4.5
*B7|Jingling Baby| 4 - 4.5


1,060 - LIL WAYNE - THA CARTER IV
*4|6 Foot 7 Foot|4:09 4.25 - 5
*12|How to Love|4:00 4.75 - 5


1,065 - LIL WAYNE - LIGHTS OUT
*12|Shine|5:04 4.5 - 5

(If anybody needs a Rosetta Stone for my Wayne arguments, this is it. I'm 12 years old and mostly hearing my neighbor's amazing Wu-TANG solo albums while playing NFL Blitz on N64 - this song fully warped my idea of what good rap was)


1,067 - JADAKISS - KISS OF DEATH
*6|Why?|4:00 4.75 - 5

(If I had less of an ego but still did this dig, this is probably the pinnacle.)


1,074 - DAVID BANNER - THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
*6|Get Like Me (Stuntin' Is a Habit) (feat. Chris Brown & Yung Joc)|3:45 4.75 - 5


1,076 - DMX - AND THEN THERE WAS X
*10|What's My Name?|3:52 (Produced by Self Service & Irv Gotti) 5

(I'm more than free to waste hours arguing about this album.)


1,078 - MAC MILLER - MACADELIC
*4|Thoughts From a Balcony|3:06 (Produced by SAP) 4.5 - 5
*8|Lucky Ass Bitch (feat. Juicy J)|4:18 (Produced by Lex Luger) 4.75 - 5


1,079 - JAY-Z - THE DYNASTY
*5|This Can't Be Life|4:48 4.25 - 5


1,085 - DIZZEE RASCAL - SHOWTIME
*13|Imagine|2:54 4 - 4.5


(I'm just gonna note Juicy J's Stay Trippy falls in this space, and as I scrolled past it I had no idea how I felt about its existence, let alone song ratings.)


1,082 - DR. DRE - COMPTON
*3|Genocide|4:26 4 - 4.75
*9|Deep Water|5:11 4 - 4.5
*14|Animals|3:47 4.25 - 5


1,093 - CADENCE WEAPON - AFTERPARTY BABIES
*8|Your Hair's Not Clothes!|3:29 4 - 4.5


1,094 - SMOKE DZA - SUBSTANCE ABUSE
*17|Marley & Me (feat. Devin the Dude, Curren$y & June Summers)|3:58 (Produced by Scoop DeVille) 4.75 - 5


1,096 - PAUL WALL - HEART OF A CHAMPION
*11|Live It (feat. Raekwon and Jay Electronica)|4:04 4.75 - 5

(Maybe the most normal Travis Barker production ever, and I did listen back to this and think I overrated it, but Chef and Jay do bring it - this was 2010.)


1,097 - SHA STIMULI - MY SOUL TO KEEP
*2|Hang On|4:25 4.75 - 5

(I had to go back and listen to this to remember it but...yea, a stunner.)


1,099 - GRANDMASTER FLASH & THE FURIOUS FIVE - THE MESSAGE
*B3|The Message|7:11 5


1,100 - DRAKE - SO FAR GONE
*1|Lust for Life|2:56 4.25 - 5

(Really can't believe how much I've come to enjoy Aubrey.)


1,107 - GORILLA ZOE - DON'T FEED THE ANIMALS
*4|Lost|4:48 4.25 - 5

(Zoe rambled so Juice WRLD could meander.)


1,111 - LIL WAYNE - SORRY 4 THE WAIT
*1|Tunechi's Back|2:23 (Produced by Mike Will) 4.75 - 5

(I'm just calling myself out here. I've got no idea why 2011 me thought this song was nearly perfect despite mostly hating the EP otherwise. It's just a rap.)


1,115 - ACTION BRONSON - BLUE CHIPS
*10|9-24-11|4:25 4.5 - 5
*15|103 and Roosy|2:33 5

(I'm gonna toss these in here because less than a month after this came out I couldn't stop laughing at how far from the consensus I was on this one.)


1,117 - ALLEY BOY - PURGATORY
*11|I Wish (feat. Eldorado Red & Ca$h Out)|3:20 (Produced by DJ Skinny) 4

(I was delivering Jimmy Johns at the time, and even just scrolling past this song takes me back there.)


1,119 - 2 CHAINZ - ME AGAINST THE WORLD 3: CODEINE WITHDRAWL
*8|Can't Be Broke|4:03 4

(Likewise, but also I'll never skip an opportunity to brag about seeing Tity Boi's potential.)


1,127 - DJ PAUL - SCALE-A-TON
*15|Gotta Eat (feat. Lord Infamous)|3:05 4.25 - 5

(There's essays worth of complaints about post-breakthrough 36M albums, but these dudes nailed it here.)


1,131 - MEEK MILL - DREAMCHASER
*4|Ima Boss (feat. Rick Ross)|4:05 (Produced by Jahlil Beats) 4 - 4.75

(I'll always admit without prompt I've always been too harsh on Mill. Oops.)


1,1135 - ICE CUBE - WAR & PEACE VOL. 2
*9|You Can Do It (feat. Mack 10 & Ms. Toi)|4:19 4


1,136 - CHAMILLIONAIRE - THE SOUND OF REVENGE
*4|Ridin' (feat. Krayzie Bone)|5:03 (Produced by Play-N-Skillz) 4 - 4.5


1,137 - YING YANG TWINS - ME & MY BROTHER
*5|Salt Shaker (feat. Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz)|4:12 4 - 4.25


1,139 - MURS - MURS FOR PRESIDENT
*11|Me and This Jawn|3:58 (Produced by Nottz) 4 - 4.25


1,140 - EMINEM - RECOVERY
*6|Going Through Changes|4:59 4 - 4.5


1,142 - JOE BUDDEN - HALFWAY HOUSE
*6|Slaughterhouse (feat. Joell Ortiz, Nino Bless, KXNG Crooked and Royce da 5'9")|7:02 (Produced by Scram Jones) 4 - 4.5


1,143 - WAKA FLOCKA FLAME - SALUTE ME OR SHOOT ME 3
*6|All I Need|3:12 (Produced by Mr. Rogers) 4 - 4.5


1,145 - DJ KHALED - WE THE BEST FOREVER
*1|I'm on One (feat. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne)|4:56 (Produced by T-Minus, 40 & Kromatik) 5
*4|I'm Thuggin' (feat. Waka Flocka Flame & Ace Hood)|4:16 (Produced by Lex Luger) 5


1,153 - TYGA - CARELESS WORLD
*11|Rack City|3:23 (Produced by DJ Mustard) 5


1,155 - JOE BUDDEN - JOE BUDDEN
*3|Pump It Up|3:44 (Produced by Just Blaze) 4


1,178 - TOO $HORT - PLAYERS
*B4|Coke Dealers|6:58 4

(Either academically or, more importantly, living it, this tape doesn't deserve this. But it does sound like shit.)


1,181 - 50 CENT - BEFORE I SELF DESTRUCT
*14|Do You Think About Me|3:26 (Produced by Rockwilder) 4 - 4.25


1,186 - RUN-DMC - KING OF ROCK
*A2|King of Rock|5:12 4 - 4.5


1,188 - DJ DRAMA - GANGSTA GRILLZ
*8|The Art of Storytellin' Part 4 |4:57 4 - 4.75


1,193 - DJ KHALED - WE THE BEST
3|We Takin' Over (feat. T.I., Akon, Birdman, Lil Wayne, Fat Joe & Rick Ross)|4:23 (Produced by Danja) 4 - 4.25


1,196 - 50 CENT - THE MASSACRE
*10|Ski Mask Way|3:05 (Produced by Disco D) 4 - 4.25
*11|A Baltimore Love Thing|4:17 (Produced by Cue Beats) 4 - 4.25




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"This is the streets, and I am the trap." � Jay Bilas
http://www.popmatters.com/pm/archive/contributor/517
Hip Hop Handbook: http://tinyurl.com/ll4kzz

  

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89. "Lil' Wayne - London Roads"
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one of my favorite Wayne songs off of a very mid album, "FWA." also an album that came after Wayne's heyday so even if it was a good album, it would have went a bit under the radar.

  

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