Classic Albums

1990: Top 25 Hip Hop Albums

1990: Top 25 Hip Hop Albums

On the website I’ll be spotlighting each year of the Diamond, Golden, and Silver age of Hip Hop … ranking the albums, doing podcasts, and songs here and there. After the 1988 post (The Greatest year in Hip Hop) we continued on, this post is the 1990 A 3 person panel grabbed what each thought…

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1989 – Top 25 Hip Hop Albums

We all agree that 1988 was the greatest year of Hip Hop right? Cool. Well what I’m gooing to do is post the top/greatest Hip Hop albums from each year afterwards, starting with 1989 here (Of course I’ll eventually do 1987 and before), anyway … this is my list, I tried to not be too…

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Top 50 Hip Hop Albums of the 80′s (24 – 1)

The continuation of the countdown of the Top 50 Hip Hop albums of the 80s Here are Numbers 50 – 25 I had my own list completed to put on the site, but much in the vein of the Groups list, I figured to add more intrigue to the rankings I’d employ a few other…

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Top 50 Hip Hop Albums of the 80’s (50 – 25)

Another Hip Hop list similar to the 50 Greatest Hip Hop Groups of all time, this time we are counting down the 50 Greatest Hip Hop albums of the 80s. So these are Hip Hop Albums released from 1980 to 1989. I had my own list completed to put on the site, but much in…

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1988 The GREATEST year in Hip Hop Music

I’ve designated The Golden Era of Hip Hop 1983 – 1988 a 5 year span, thought process is every year a good album or song came out cannot be the Golden Era and that in changes and shifts in the Hip Hop content so should the era Golden Era – Gold Chains and Sneakers Silver…

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EHH Review: Criminal Minded

Criminal Minded is one of the most influential Hip Hop Albums ever created, and in my opinion the second greatest ever made Released in March of 1987 (Four or so months BEFORE Paid in Full) KRS – One and DJ Scott La Rock brought a certain edge and street to hip hop that was brand…

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EDP03 – Spotlight: illmatic (Podcast)

EDP03 – Spotlight: illmatic This episode of the eclectik discussion podcast spotlights the 1994 debut album from Nas “illmatic” arguably the greatest Hip Hop Album of the 90s (Not really cuz if I said it it’s true lol)I’ll be joined by Crecks (@Lyric2Go) and we will be discussing the album from beginning to end, as…

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EHH Review: Paid In Full

Paid in full is arguably (and according to this site) The GREATEST Hip Hop Album ever created. Released in 1987 by Eric B. & Rakim during the “Golden Age” of Hip Hop helped change the game and ushered in a new way of rhyming, lyrical dexterity, delivery and subject matter The rhyme scheme and technique…

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Hip Hop Memories: Buying LL’s “Radio”

Way before the internet and knowing release dates I use to purchase music sight unseen mostly … not too much word of mouth because Hip Hop was still new so not too many people had reputations I remember using ever little bit of money I had on 2 things: Candy and Hip Hop If I…

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Definition of a “Classic”

Five Mics, XXL, 1 Scale, 10 Scale … what is a classic? A ton of Hip Hop sites, publications, critics, and fans all have their idea of what “classic” is. Some judge off of what they listened to when they grew up Some listen for beats Some listen for lyricism Some look at the impact…

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