What was the last big hiphop album?

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  1. D BREAKNECK

    D BREAKNECK 7 years on top

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    Inspired by summat Lokki said...

    What was the last big Hiphop album?

    Sales are down, DLs are up, but with considering all that, what's had the BIG impact over the last few yrs?

    Some suggestions:

    50 - Get Rich

    Pro Green (UK) - Lecture No1.

    Lupe - 1st album

    Kanye - College Drop Out

    Nas - Untitled

    What yr saying?
     
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    personal opinion or by sales?
     
  3. D BREAKNECK

    D BREAKNECK 7 years on top

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    Not sales.

    Personal opinion and impact...

    What you hear getting blasted, what reaches out beyond core audience, what makes ppl reassess what Hiphop can do and influences what comes after.

    Loadsa quality albums and artists don't get anywhere near the recognition they deserve.
     
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    not all hip hop but urban albums from last 'few' years in no order

    50 cent - get rich or die tryin
    the game - the documentary
    twista - the day after
    ludacris - chicken & beer
    ludacris - word of mouf
    dizzy rascal - boy in the corner
    jay z - the black album
    dmx - year of the dog
    g unit - beg for mercy
    kano - home sweet home

    i could go on....................:D
    was well into ma rap n shit a while ago
     
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    big up on your sig aswell, quailty comments from the man like(r) voice as usuall :lol:
     
  6. D BREAKNECK

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    Nearly mentioned The Game (but that / he seemed v.short lived once the hype went)...

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    Dizzee, but he ain't hiphop, (imo), issit?
     
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    Dunno man dizzee has switched his style used to be grime and now its this new uk hip hop sound..
     
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    I was never really into hiphop until I started listening to handsome boy modeling school and herbaliser...they're amazing! The albums I'm thinking of aren't recent, so not the last big hiphop album, but they're the ones I love.

    I know I just didn't answer the point of this thread at all.
     
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    quoting myself, not a good look
     
  10. D BREAKNECK

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    Dizzee's flow and beats are primarily grime. I know he's touted as UK hiphop but it doesn't fit for me.
     
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    The Documentary was before the 50/Game beef if thats what your on about?
     
  12. D BREAKNECK

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    I know that.

    With the beef, 50 claimed to have had massive creative input into the album, (which I think you can hear on it) and removing 50 & Dre from the album and what have you got?

    Game hasn't delivered anything of quality since (has he?)...

    Not saying it wasn't a big album, but it's main impact was as 'The new star / new uprising of the West Coast', and it retrospect, seems like a lot of unjustified hype.
     
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    S'all bout the old skool hip hop!!
     
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    not to many enjoyed it, but i thought this years Wu album was spot on
     
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    Braintax - My Best & Last Album
    Kashmere - Raiders Of The Lost Archives
    Jehst - Nuke Proof Suit
     
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    was that 8 diagrams??
     
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    i agree, not a bad album.. but i don't think its there best.
     
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    mrwobalz .... thats not hip hop really


    dont get me wrong i like 50cent&thegame... but i wudnt really class it as hip hop...
    its gangster rap...



    2 favorite hip hop albums from past

    nas - illmatic
    wutang - 36chambers

    simply legendary music to me ears