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Average Rating: 3.79
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5.0 classic
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
Al Green Greatest Hits
BADBADNOTGOOD BBNG
Big Pun Capital Punishment
Black Moon Enta Da Stage
Blondie Parallel Lines
Burial Untrue
Canibus Rip The Jacker
Common Resurrection
Disclosure Settle
DJ Shadow Endtroducing.....
Dr. Dre The Chronic
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late
hey gais if ur reading this soundoff it's too late
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Ennio Morricone The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma
Gang Starr Moment of Truth
Gang Starr Step in the Arena
Gang Starr Daily Operation
Gang Starr Hard to Earn
Gang Starr The Ownerz
Underrated effort, Premo brings in a batch of some of his best beats for Guru to deliver fuego

Edit: are you guys serious or whats up with the low ass ratings
Gang Starr Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr
Gunther Pleasureman
Guthrie Govan Erotic Cakes
GZA Liquid Swords
lol some guy actually has Kanye West's Graduation rated higher than this
Jedi Mind Tricks Violent by Design
Madvillain Madvillainy
Marvin Gaye What's Going On
MF DOOM Special Herbs: The Box Set
MF DOOM Operation: Doomsday
Michael Jackson Thriller
Miles Davis Kind of Blue
Misfits Static Age
Mobb Deep Hell on Earth
Mobb Deep The Infamous
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
Nas The Lost Tapes
Nas Illmatic
Nujabes Hydeout Productions 2nd Collection
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Panda Bear Person Pitch
Peanut Butter Wolf Peanut Butter Breaks
Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show
Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us
Radiohead OK Computer
Radiohead Kid A
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Ras Kass Soul on Ice
Robert Johnson The Complete Recordings
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
43 minutes of beautiful, melodic, and brooding R&B duets. Every sample-based hip hop producer under the sun has worked with at least one of the infinite number of gorgeous instrumental segues on this album.
Smog Knock Knock
Soundtrack (Video Game) Earthbound OST
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die
amazing... i don't understand how 'real' hip hop fans nowadays (like TheIllmatics) don't even bother to listen to a full Lil Wayne album and judge his entire career based on intentionally bad pop singles then call him "the worst rapper alive". honestly?
Tyler the Creator Bastard
U2 The Joshua Tree
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

4.5 superb
2Pac Me Against the World
A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm
One of the most under looked and underrated hip hop albums ever released. Some of their best and most memorable stuff is on here.
Ahmad Jamal The Awakening
American Football American Football
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Atmosphere You Can't Imagine How Much Fun...
Big Daddy Kane Long Live The Kane
Big L Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous
Captain Murphy Duality
Common One Day It'll All Make Sense
Common Be
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill
Danzig Danzig II: Lucifuge
Danzig Danzig III: How The Gods Kill
De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead
De La Soul AOI: Bionix
Deerhunter Microcastle
Digable Planets Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)
Disclosure Carnival
Quite a different vibe from their full-length debut, but equally enjoyable and wonderful all the same.
Drake Take Care
Elzhi Elmatic
man if this weren't a reworking of a classic, this would easily be one of the greatest hip hop albums/mixtapes of all time.
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib Pinata
Ghostface Killah Fishscale
Ghostface Killah Supreme Clientele
Ghostface Killah Ironman
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
InI Center of Attention
forreals this is some of the most mellow shit ever. sputnik peeps, hop on this. Grown Man Sport, Center of Attention, Don't You Love It, Microphone Wanderlust, Pete Rock's little bro is almost as good as producing
J Dilla Donuts
Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt
Jeru the Damaja The Sun Rises in the East
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
King Geedorah Take Me to Your Leader
Masta Ace A Long Hot Summer
Masta Killa No Said Date
Melody's Echo Chamber Melody's Echo Chamber
MF DOOM Special Herbs, Volumes 1-2
Miles Davis In a Silent Way
Mos Def Black on Both Sides
My Morning Jacket Z
N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
Nas God's Son
New Japan Philharmonic Smashing...Live
Oasis Definitely Maybe
Pete Rock PeteStrumentals
Pete Rock Lost & Found: Hip Hop Underground...
Queen A Night at the Opera
R.E.M. Automatic for the People
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead Amnesiac
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Redman Whut? Thee Album
Slayer South of Heaven
Soundgarden Superunknown
Summoning Oath Bound
Summoning Nightshade Forests
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
The Police Synchronicity
The Problemaddicts The First Step
The Prodigy The Fat of the Land
The Roots How I Got Over
The Roots Things Fall Apart
The Roots undun
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang vs The Beatles: Enter The Magical Mystery Chamber
Yusef Lateef Eastern Sounds

4.0 excellent
A Tribe Called Quest The Lost Tribes
Above & Beyond Group Therapy
Afu-Ra Body Of The Life-Force
Alison's Halo Eyedazzler 1992-1996
Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album
Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What...
ASAP Rocky Live.Love.A$AP.
ASAP Rocky Long. Live. A$AP
Autechre Tri Repetae
AZ Aziatic
AZ Doe or Die
Backhand Fam Backhand Fam
Baths Cerulean
Big Daddy Kane Daddy's Home
Big K.R.I.T. ReturnOf4eva
Bjork Debut
Blu No York!
Boards of Canada Boc Maxima
Busta Rhymes The Big Bang
Cannibal Ox The Cold Vein
Celph Titled and Buckwild Nineteen Ninety Now
cLOUDDEAD cLOUDDEAD
Coldplay Parachutes
Common Finding Forever
Crustation Bloom
Haven't heard this in years but the J Dilla remix of Purple is amazing
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles
Cyne Evolution Fight
Cypress Hill Unreleased And Revamped
Cypress Hill Stash
Danny Brown XXX
Dark Time Sunshine Vessel
De La Soul The Grind Date
Diamond District In The Ruff
Disclosure The Face
Diz Gibran Soon You'll Understand
Some nice laidback hip hop. Really digging the production, Moonshine has provided a soulful, jazzy background for Diz to prove himself as a worthwhile MC. The beats are what really make this worth a listen though.
Dr. Dre 2001
Drake Comeback Season
This is Drake, back when he'd cite Mos Def and Talib Kweli as influences, and when he'd work with a lot of J Dilla-esque beatsmiths. Some of his best tracks are here "Going In For Life", "Share", "Think Good Thoughts", "Closer".
Drake So Far Gone
Earl Sweatshirt EARL
El-P Cancer 4 Cure
Ellie Goulding Halcyon
Eminem The Slim Shady EP
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits
Eminem The Eminem Show
Erykah Badu New Amerykah Pt. 1 (4th World War)
FatGyver Talk To Strangers
Flying Lotus Los Angeles
Flying Lotus Raw Cartoons
Fugees The Score
Funkdoobiest Brothas Doobie
Ghostface Killah Apollo Kids
Grave Pool Mnemonics
Guru Jazzmatazz, Vol. 2: The New Reality
The most inspired Guru has ever sounded in his career. He isn't even monotone for a majority of this album.
GZA Beneath the Surface
GZA Pro Tools
Hail Mary Mallon Bestiary
Heroin Party Summer Made Me Blue; Summer Gave Me The Sky
Holocaust (USA) Blue Sky Black Death Presents: The Holocaust
Ice Cube AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive
hotassbeatclaphotassbeatclaphotassbeatclaphotassbeatclap
Jay-Z The Black Album
Jay-Z American Gangster
Jeru the Damaja Wrath of the Math
Joey Badass B4.DA.$$
Kanye West Yeezus
Kendrick Lamar Section.80
Killer Mike R.A.P. Music
Kings of Leon Because Of The Times
Kno Death Is Silent
KRS-One Return Of The Boom Bap
KRS-One KRS-One
KRS-One I Got Next
Liars Liars
Lights Siberia
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II
Listener Wooden Heart
Lootpack Soundpieces: Da Antidote!
M.I.A. Kala
M9 Orion's Stencil
Mac Miller K.I.D.S.
Main Attrakionz 808s and Dark Grapes II
Marco Polo Port Authority
Masta Ace Disposable Arts
Masta Killa Made in Brooklyn
MellowHype BLACKENEDWHITE
MellowHype Yellowhite
Method Man Tical
MF DOOM MM.. Food
MF DOOM Born Like This
MF Grimm Scars & Memories
Mobb Deep Murda Muzik
Mos Def The Ecstatic
Nas Life Is Good
Nas STILLmatic
It's fitting that a shitty sound off like "It's fitting that "Ether" and "One Mic," two of the most overrated hip-hop songs of all time, are from STILLmatic, one of the most overrated hip-hop albums of all time." comes from one of the shittiest sputnikmusic users OF ALL TIME.
Nas Untitled
Nas Greatest Hits
Nas & 9th Wonder God's Stepson
Superb remix album. 9th Wonder is one of the most talented hip hop producers to grace the genre.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Norah Jones Come Away with Me
Nujabes/Fat Jon Departure
O.C. Jewelz
O.C. Word...Life
Percee P Perseverance
Peter Bjorn and John Writer's Block
Pharoahe Monch Internal Affairs
PRhyme PRhyme
It's cool seeing the little playful banter between Royce and DJ Premier on U Looz. They both have great chemistry, almost as good as the chemistry Gang Starr had. Best Premo beats for quite some time.
Public Enemy Muse Sick-N-Hour Message
Q-Tip The Renaissance
Queen The Game
Queen The Works
Radiohead In Rainbows
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Rakim The 18th Letter
Reef The Lost Cauze A Vicious Cycle
Run DMC Run DMC
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2
Shad TSOL
Slick Rick The Art Of Storytelling
The Jet Age Of Tomorrow Journey to the 5th Echelon
The Pharcyde Labcabincalifornia
The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde
The Roots Rising Down
The Weeknd House of Balloons
The Weeknd Echoes of Silence
TOKiMONSTA Midnight Menu
Tycho Dive
Tyler the Creator Wolf
U-God Dopium
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Versis lllcandescent
Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Chamber Music
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever

3.5 great
A Day to Remember Common Courtesy
A Tribe Called Quest The Love Movement
This is minimalist to an absurd degree, some of the beats are practically non-existent. But, it's still a very fun album and some of Tribe's best cuts are on here!
Above & Beyond Tri State
ASAP Ferg Trap Lord
I feel like this album is pretty uneven, some songs hit ridiculously hard others I'm not too big
on.
Atmosphere Sad Clown Bad Summer 9
Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A.
Canibus For Whom The Beat Tolls
Clams Casino Rainforest
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles II
De La Soul Clear Lake Audiotorium
DJ Muggs Vs GZA Grandmasters
Domo Genesis Rolling Papers
Drake Nothing Was the Same
Earl Sweatshirt Doris
Eminem Infinite
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Flying Lotus 1983
Foster the People Torches
Ghostface Killah Bulletproof Wallets
Ghostface Killah More Fish
Guru Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1
Helmet Meantime
Hi-Tek Hi-Teknology²: The Chip
Jay-Z The Blueprint
Jedi Mind Tricks The Psycho-Social
I could never tell what the hell that thing was on the cover
Jedi Mind Tricks Legacy of Blood
Jehst The Dragon Of An Ordinary Family
Ludacris Theater of the Mind
M.I.A. Maya
Mac Lethal The Original 11:11 Sessions
Mac Miller Watching Movies With The Sound Off
Meshell Ndegeocello Plantation Lullabies
MF DOOM Unexpected Guests
Mike G ALI
Mobb Deep Juvenile Hell
Mos Def The New Danger
NehruvianDOOM NehruvianDOOM
O.C. Starchild
OFWGKTA The Odd Future Tape
Paul Hardcastle Rain Forest
Raekwon The Lex Diamond Story
Raekwon Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang
Rakim The Master
Ras Kass Rasassination
Run DMC Crown Royal
Slick Rick Behind Bars
Snoop Dogg Doggystyle
Soul Khan Acknowledgement
Soundtrack (Film) Judgement Night
The Black Eyed Peas Renegotiations: The Remixes
The Internet Purple Naked Ladies
The Roots The Tipping Point
Washed Out Life of Leisure
Wu-Tang Clan Iron Flag
Wu-Tang Clan The W
X-Raided Xorcist

3.0 good
2Pac The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin'
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory
Big Daddy Kane Veteranz' Day
Big Daddy Kane Looks Like A Job For...
Big L The Big Picture
Common Electric Circus
Common Can I Borrow a Dollar?
Death Grips Exmilitary
Drake Thank Me Later
Flying Lotus Reset
Ghostface Killah Ghostdini: The Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City
Group Home Livin' Proof
Horrible rapping but some of Premo's best work is on here
GZA Legend of the Liquid Sword
GZA's rapping is as good as ever but unfortunately, the beat selection does nothing but drag the album down and a lot at that.
Immortal Technique Revolutionary Volume 1
Inspectah Deck The Movement
Inspectah Deck Uncontrolled Substance
Jay-Z Kingdom Come
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III
"exemplary example" "exemplary example" "exemplary example"
Logic Under Pressure
Meth, Ghost and Rae Wu-Massacre
Metric Synthetica
Michael Jackson Michael
Nas I Am...
Nas It Was Written
Nas Hip Hop Is Dead
Nas Street's Disciple
Tyler the Creator Goblin
Wiz Khalifa Burn After Rolling
Wiz Khalifa Kush & Orange Juice

2.5 average
De La Soul Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump
Diddy Last Train to Paris
Eminem Recovery
Eminem Encore
Gang Starr No More Mr. Nice Guy
Insane Clown Posse The Great Milenko
Jay-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
Jay-Z The Blueprint²: The Gift & the Curse
KiD CuDi Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager
KiD CuDi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
Ludacris Release Therapy
M.I.A. Arular
N.E.R.D. Nothing
Queen The Miracle
Scarface My Homies
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron
The Notorious B.I.G. Born Again
Dead Wrong and Rap Phenomenon are insanely good, definite potential for some of the best Notorious B.I.G. tracks ever. The rest isn't THAT bad but it's forgettable clutter.
The Weeknd Thursday
Wu-Tang Clan Legendary Weapons

2.0 poor
2Pac Better Dayz
2Pac 2Pacalypse Now
Akala Doublethink
Big Daddy Kane Prince Of Darkness
Canibus Can-I-Bus
Common Universal Mind Control
Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagonecologyst
Drake 6 God
Eminem Relapse
Eminem Relapse: Refill
Inspectah Deck The Resident Patient
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV
Mobb Deep Infamy
Mobb Deep Blood Money
OFWGKTA Radical
Hey someone posted a well articulated sound off let's troll him to death
Raekwon Immobilarity
Snoop Dogg Paid tha Cost to Be da Bo$$
The Armed Spreading Joy
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture Vol. 2
Poor mix of hip hop and dubstep which I find is little more than a clash of loosely organized noise
Yung Lean Unknown Memory
Imagine Lil B if he was Swedish, heavily autotuned, putting on a fake Southern accent and working with a team of producers randomly mixing a bunch of synths and keys on a water damaged laptop. This is Unknown Memory.

1.5 very poor
2Pac The Lost Tapes: Circa 1989
Guru Baldhead Slick & Da Click
Download War Tactics and forget the rest of this album exists
Inspectah Deck The Manifesto
Jedi Mind Tricks A History of Violence
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being
Mos Def True Magic
Nas Nastradamus
Young Money We Are Young Money

1.0 awful
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!
Exoskeleton Plutonian Herd
GZA Words From the Genius
Lil Wayne Rebirth
New Boyz Skinny Jeans and a Mic
Rakim The Seventh Seal
The-Dream Love King
Waka Flocka Flame Salute Me Or Shoot Me 2
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