Top 10 Most Enticing Opening Tracks to Hip-Hop Debut Albums/EPs

Many of these tracks gave listeners a first feel and impression of the artists and captivated them towards the album. The opening tracks were the 'recording artists' in their freshest and youngest form.

The Top Ten

1 All for One - Brand Nubian (One for All) All for One - Brand Nubian (One for All) Cover Art
2 Can't Knock the Hustle - Jay-Z (Reasonable Doubt) Can't Knock the Hustle - Jay-Z (Reasonable Doubt) Cover Art

"You know something about Cocaine? Digame! " - BeaverCleaver

3 I Ain't No Joke - Eric B. & Rakim (Paid In Full) I Ain't No Joke - Eric B. & Rakim (Paid In Full) Cover Art
4 Put It On - Big L (Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous) Put It On - Big L (Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous) Cover Art
5 She's Fresh - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five (The Message) She's Fresh - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five (The Message) Cover Art
6 F*ck Your Ethnicity - Kendrick Lamar (Section.80) F*ck Your Ethnicity - Kendrick Lamar (Section.80) Cover Art
7 Pre - Earl Sweatshirt (Doris) Pre - Earl Sweatshirt (Doris) Cover Art
8 The Haunted House of Rock (Vocoder Version)  - Whodini (Whodini) The Haunted House of Rock (Vocoder Version)  - Whodini (Whodini) Cover Art

This'll take you back to the old times of the raw beefy instrumental '80s Hip-Hop, that we all know and love. These artists we can be appreciate differently today as we can observe the genre's changes with time. - BeaverCleaver

9 Tical - Method Man (Tical) Tical - Method Man (Tical) Cover Art
10 Iron Maiden - Ghostface Killah (Ironman) Iron Maiden - Ghostface Killah (Ironman) Cover Art
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