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A Hip-hop A-Z

And my favorite album by each
1A Tribe Called Quest
The Low End Theory

Honorable Mentions: Aesop Rock, Afrika Bambaataa
2 Beastie Boys
Paul's Boutique

Honorable Mentions: Big Punisher, Boogie Down Productions, Black Star, Big Daddy Kane, Busta Rhymes
Hell Hath No Fury

Honorable Mentions: Common, Cypress Hill
4Dr. Dre
The Chronic

Honorable Mentions: De La Soul, dead prez, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Dizzee Rascal
5Eric B and Rakim
Paid In Full

Honorable Mentions: Eazy-E, Eminem, El-P, EPMD, E-40, Eightball & MJG
The Score

Honorable Mentions: 50 Cent, Faboulous
7Gang Starr
Step In the Arena

JOINT SELECTION: GZA - Liquid Swords Honorable Mentions: Ghostface Killah, Grandmaster Flash
8 Hieroglyphics
Third Eye Vision

Honorable Mentions: Heavy D (shortage of great HH artists starting with H)
O.G. Original Gangster

Honorable Mentions: Ice Cube, Immortal Technique
The Blueprint

Honorable Mentions: Jam Master Jay, Jungle Brothers, Jurassic 5
11Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Live and Let Die

JOINT SELECTION: Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Honorable Mentions: Kendrick Lamar, KMD, Kool Moe Dee, Kurtis Blow
12LL Cool J

Honorable Mentions: Lauryn Hill, Lil' Kim, Lil' Wayne, Lord Finesse, Ludacris

JOINT SELECTION: Mos Def - Black on Both Sides Honorable Mentions: Mobb Deep, MF Doom, Madlib, M.O.P, MC Lyte, Method Man, Mystikal, Missy Elliott

JOINT SELECTION: Notorious B.I.G - Ready To Die Honorable Mentions: NWA, N*E*R*D

Honorable Mentions: Organized Konfusion
16 Public Enemy
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Honorable Mentions: The Pharcyde, Pete Rock
17Queen Latifah
All Hail the Queen

Honorable Mentions: Q-Tip
18 Run-DMC
Raising Hell

JOINT SELECTION: The Roots - Game Theory Honorable Mentions: Royce Da 5'9", Redman, Raekwon, RZA, Roots Manuva
19 The Streets
A Grand Don't Come For Free

JOINT SELECTION: Slick Rick - The Great Adventures Of... Honorable Mentions: Snoop Dogg, Stetsasonic

Honorable Mentions: 2pac, Talib Kweli, Three 6 Mafia, Tech N9ne, TI
21Ultramagnetic MCs
Critical Beatdown

Honorable Mentions: UGK, UMCs
22Viktor Vaughn
Vaudeville Villain

Honorable Mentions: couldn't think of many other great rappers starting with v, suggestions are welcome
23Wu-Tang Clan
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

Honorable Mentions: Whodini, WC and the Maad Circle
At The Speed of Life

Honorable Mentions: X Clan
25 Young MC
Stone Cold Rhymin'

A pop-rap classic! Honorable Mentions: Yelawolf, Youngbloodz, Young Jeezy

Honorable Mentions: Anyone got any ideas?
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