Most Underrated Rap Albums

The Albums that I feel deserve more recognition and love.

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1Lifestylez of Da Poor and Dangerous - Big L

This is probably best rap album I've ever listened to.
Rhymes are so sharp and smooth and in many cases satirical,
Add raw beats and you'll get real joy to listen if you are
Fan of this kind of music.
Most of rhymes told lot of L's living on the streets
Of Harlem, shame is that some foretold his future.

2Capital Punishment - Big Pun

One of the greatest... RIP Pun.

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3Enta Da Stage - Black Moon
4The Sun Rises in the East - Jeru the Damaja
5Doe or Die - AZ

Better than Illmatic because AZ has infinitely more personality than Nas

6The Main Ingredient - Pete Rock & CL Smooth
7Black Star - Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
8Infinite - Eminem

The album didn't do great at the time of its release but still has good songs on it

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9Word... Life - O.C.
10Liquid Swords - GZA

Most people seem to think that Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx is better than this album, but I beg to differ, the lyricism and beats are better on this. Every single song is 5 stars, OB4CL had some throwaway songs. - TheZarn

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?Mystic Stylez - Three 6 Mafia

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11The Diary - Scarface
12The Rising Tied - Fort Minor

It's Amazingly good. Mike shinoda is in Linkin Park and this puts off many people because they don't like Linkin Park but man can this guy rap... His lyrics have been compared to Eminem and I think they are on the same level. One of the best and most underrated rappers and rap album. Just listen to the verses in Kenji.

The musics, lyrics and the way mike raps is the best..

13Live and Let Die - Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
1493' Til Infinity - Souls of Mischief
15Dah Shinin' - Smif-N-Wessun
16Buhloone Mind State - De la Soul
17A Long Hot Summer - Masta Ace
18Revolutionary Vol. 2 - Immortal Technique

Immortal technique is the greatest alive.

This album is one of the albums I have ever heard.
Top tracks: The point of no return, You never know, leaving the past, the cause of death, the 4th branch, harlem streets, crossing the boundary

19Warriorz - M.O.P
20Runaway Slave - Showbiz & A.G.
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Enta Da Stage - Black Moon
2. Lifestylez of Da Poor and Dangerous - Big L
3. The Sun Rises in the East - Jeru the Damaja
1. The Main Ingredient - Pete Rock & CL Smooth
2. Word... Life - O.C.
3. The Diary - Scarface
1. Buhloone Mind State - De la Soul
2. Capital Punishment - Big Pun
3. Lifestylez of Da Poor and Dangerous - Big L

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