Most Underrated Rap Albums

TheZarn
The Albums that I feel deserve more recognition and love.

The Top Ten

1 Lifestylez of Da Poor and Dangerous - Big L Lifestylez 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.

2 Capital Punishment - Big Pun Capital Punishment - Big Pun

One of the greatest... RIP Pun.

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

Better than Illmatic because AZ has infinitely more personality than Nas

6 The Main Ingredient - Pete Rock & CL Smooth The Main Ingredient - Pete Rock & CL Smooth
7 Infinite - Eminem Infinite - Eminem

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

This album has in most of the songs great beat, great lyrics. But damn it�'s so underrated

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8 Black Star - Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Black Star - Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
9 Liquid Swords - GZA Liquid 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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10 Word... Life - O.C. Word... Life - O.C.

The Contenders

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

13 Live and Let Die - Kool G Rap & DJ Polo Live and Let Die - Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
14 93' Til Infinity - Souls of Mischief 93' Til Infinity - Souls of Mischief
15 Dah Shinin' - Smif-N-Wessun Dah Shinin' - Smif-N-Wessun
16 Buhloone Mind State - De la Soul Buhloone Mind State - De la Soul
17 A Long Hot Summer - Masta Ace A Long Hot Summer - Masta Ace
18 Warriorz - M.O.P Warriorz - M.O.P
19 Revolutionary Vol. 2 - Immortal Technique Revolutionary 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

20 Runaway Slave - Showbiz & A.G. Runaway Slave - Showbiz & A.G.
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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
TheZarn
1. The Main Ingredient - Pete Rock & CL Smooth
2. Word... Life - O.C.
3. The Diary - Scarface
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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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