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2017 Hip Hop Albums

2017 was an unbelievable year for hip hop!
Here are my favourite albums of the year!

Title: DAMN

Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Best Rhyme: "My latest muse is my niece, she worth livin'/See me on the TV and scream, 'That's Uncle Kendrick!'/Yeah, that's the business"

Title: Who told you to think

Artist: Milo

Best Rhyme: "Microphone on my shoulder like a bazooka that shoots a tooth"

Title: Flower Boy

Artist: Tyler the Creator

Best Rhyme: "I say the loudest in the room is prolly the loneliest one in the room"

Title: Big Fish Theory

Artist: Vince Staples

Best Rhyme: "Boy yeah right, yeah right, yeah right"

Title: Brick Body Kids Still Daydream

Artist: Open Mike Eagle

Best Rhyme: "I write in all of my fantasies and I die in all of my dreams"

Title: Saturation

Artist: Brockhampton

Best Rhyme: "I might go Interstellar. I feel like Matthew McConaughey"

Title: Lailas Wisdom

Artist: Rapsody

Best Rhyme: "Bombs over Baghdad to have a flag to brag 'bout'."

Title: 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time

Artist: Big K.R.I.T

Best Rhyme: "Money don't make you fly, that's just my perspective."

Title: Yesterdays Gone

Artist: Loyle Carner

Best Rhyme: "Little bit of life after death. Scatter my ashes when it's my time for rest"

Title: DROOL

Artist: Nnamdi Ogbonaya

Best Rhyme: "Don’t need your shit! I’ve got blueprints for clones"

Title: Known Unknowns

Artist: Billy Woods

Best Rhyme: "A couple flavors. A couple favors. A cup of coffee in the majors"

Title: Flick Your Tongue Against Your Teeth and Describe the Present

Artist: Bedwetter

Best Rhyme: "He pretended he was Superman, eyes had lasers. Every step he took turned earth into craters"