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5 Hip Hop Classics

Here is a selection of 5 of my favourite classic hip hop albums.

Title: Liquid Swords

Artist: GWA

Best Rhyme: "I'm just swingin' swords strictly based on keyboards. Unbalanced like elephants and ants on see-saws."

Title: Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

Artist: Black Star

Best Rhyme: "Black, my family thick, like black strap molasses. Star, on the rise, in the eyes of the masses."

Title: Enter the Wu-Tang-36 Chamber

Artist: The Wu Tang Clan

Best Rhyme: "My hip-hop will rock and shock the nation. Like the Emancipation Proclamation."

Title: The Low End Theory

Artist: A Tribe Called Quest

Best Rhyme: "Now here's a funky introduction of how nice I am. Tell your mother, tell your father, send a telegram."

Title: It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Artist: Public Enemy