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So I've Been Trying To Get Into Rap/Hip-Hop

I'm woefully under prepared towards the genre, mostly because of ryears of believing that rrrrrbullshit "rap isn't real music" idea. I've since driven off rthat idea and I'm trying to expand rmy rrrrhorizons toward the genre.rThe list is stuff I already like. Any recommendations?
1Wu-Tang Clan
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)


Classic stuff.
2Madvillain
Madvillainy
3 El-P
I'll Sleep When You're Dead
4A Tribe Called Quest
The Low End Theory
5Dalek
Abandoned Language
6 Dead Prez
Let's Get Free


There's a nice blending of a punk aesthetic and rap that works so well.
7Raekwon
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
8Kanye West
The College Dropout


I know he's kind of crazy. But I'm honestly liking some of the stuff on the new album.
9 MF Doom
Operation Doomsday
10KRS-One
Return of the Boom Bap
11Aesop Rock
Bazooka Tooth
12The Notorious B.I.G.
Ready to Die
13Nas
Illmatic


Actually haven't listened to this. But I intend to.
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