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Classic Hip Hop Albums | Release Dates

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This list is a quick reference guide for all those who want to know which classic (and if not classic just noteworthy or worthwhile) Hip Hop albums where released on any particular date – use this info for your blog, to share on your Social Media, or just so you know. See any mistakes or errors? Let us know and we’ll repair a.s.a.p.

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january hip hop albums

5. Lootpack – Soundpieces: Da Antidote! (1999)
5. Royce Da 5’9″ – Rock City (2002)

10. Smif-N-Wessun – Dah Shinin’ (1995)
10. KRS One – The BDP Album (2012)

11. Heavy D & The Boyz – Bleu Funk (1993)
11. King Tee – Tha Triflin Album (1993)
11. MF Grimm – The Downfall of Ibliys: A Ghetto Opera (2002)

13. The Lox – Money, Power, Respect (1998)
13. Funkdoobiest – The Troubleshooters (1998)

15. Gang Starr – Step In The Arena (1991)
15. DJ Quik – Quik Is The Name (1991)
15. Torae – Entitled (2016)

17. The Roots – Do You Want More?!!!??! (1995)

18. Kurious – A Constipated Monkey (1994)
18. Peanut Butter Wolf – My Vinyl Weighs a Ton (1999)
18. The Game – The Documentary (2005)

19. Fat Boys – The Fat Boys Are Back (1985)

20. Joey Bada$$ – B4.DA.$$ (2015)
20. Lupe Fiasco – Tetsuo & Youth (2015)

21. Run DMC – King Of Rock (1985)
21. Stepbrothers – Lord Steppington (2014)

22. South Central Cartel – South Central Madness (1992)
22. KRS One – Adventures In Emceein (2007)

23. Tone Loc – Lōc-ed After Dark (1989)
23. One Be Lo – Project: F.E.T.U.S. (2002)

24. Too Short – Cocktails (1995)
24. CunninLynguists -A Piece of Strange (2006)

25. UMC’s – Unleashed (1994)
25. Geto Boys – The Foundation (2005)
25. Talib Kweli – Gutter Rainbows (2011)

26. Foxy Brown – Chyna Doll (1999)
26. Strong Arm Steady – In Search Of Stoney Jackson (2010)
26. Evidence – Weather Or Not (2016)

28. Camp Lo – Uptown Saturday Night (1997)

30. Eazy E – Str8 Off Tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton (1996)
30. Sean Price – Jesus Price Superstar (2007)
30. O.C. – Same Moon Same Sun (2017)

31. Kwame – Kwamé the Boy Genius: Featuring a New Beginning (1989)
31. P.O.S. – Audition (2006)

release date hip hop albums february

1. The Fugees – Blunted On Reality (1994)
1. Schoolly D – Welcome to America (1994)
1. Casual – Fear Itself (1994)

2. Above The Law – Black Mafia Life (1993)
2. Brand Nubian – In God We Trust (1993)
2. Skyzoo – In Celebration Of Us (2018)

3. P.O.S. – Never Better (2009)
3. Kool Keith – Sex Style (1997)

4. Sir Mix-A-Lot -Mack Daddy (1992)

5. Steady B – V (1991)
5. Yak Ballz – Scifentology II (2008)
5. Kool G Rap – Half A Klip (2008)

6. Lord Finesse – Funky Technician (1990)
6. Typical Cats – Typical Cats (2001)
6. 50 Cent – Get Rich or Die Tryin ’​ (2003)

7. 2 Live Crew – As Nasty As They Wanna Be (1989)
7. Aceyalone – Magnificent City (2006)
7. J Dilla – Donuts (2006)

8. Dead Prez – Let’s Get Free (2000)
8. Ghostface Killah – Supreme Clientele (2000)
8. Sage Francis – A Healthy Distrust (2005)
8. On Be Lo – S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M. (2005)
8. Rapper Big Pooh – Sleepers (2005)

9. Funkdoobiest – Which Doobie U B? (1993)
9. Digable Planets – Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space) (1993)

10. Public Enemy – Yo! Bum Rush The Show (1987)
10. Kanye West – The College Dropout (2004)

11. Lord Finesse – Return Of The Funky Man (1992)

13. The Fugees – The Score (1996)
13. 2Pac – All Eyez On Me (1996)

14. Ice T – Home Invasion (1993)
14. Tha Alkoholiks – Coast II Coast (1995)
14. South Central Cartel – Murder Squad Nationwide (1995)
14. Lightheaded – Wrong Way (2006)

15 Bus Driver – Fear of a Black Tangent (2005)
15. Show & KRS One – Godsville (2011)

16. 2Pac – Strictly 4 My Niggaz (1993)
16. Kam – Neva Again (1993)
16. Above The Law – Legends (1998)
16. Freeway & Jake One (2010)
16. O.C. – A New Dawn (2018)
16. Nipsey Hussle – Victory Lap (2018)

17. Audio Two – Top Billin (1988)
17. Geto Boys – Making Trouble (1988)
17. Zion I – The Takeover (2009)

18. Zion I – Deep Water Slang V2.0 (2003)

19. Genius / GZA – Words from the Genius (1991)
19. Kid Capri – The Tape (1991)
19. BWP – The Bytches (1991)
19. Akrobatik – Absolute Value (2008)
19. Czarface – Czarface (2013)

20. Lord Finesse – The Awakening (1996)

21. The Treacherous Three – Old School Flava (1994)
21. DJ Quik – Safe + Sound (1995)
21. Dilated Peoples – 20/20 (2006)

22. Biz Markie – Goin Off (1988)
22. Above The Law – Livin’ Like Hustlers (1990)
22. Antipop Consortium – Tragic Epilogue (2000)
22. D.I.T.C. – D.I.T.C. (2000)
22. Cormega – The Testament (2005)
22. Joell Ortiz – Free Agent (2011)

23. Naughty By Nature – 19NaughtyIII (1993)
23. Rob Swift – The Ablist (1997)
23. Prince Paul – A Prince Among Thieves (1999)
23. The Roots – Things Fall Apart (1999)
23. Black Moon – War Zone (1999)
23. Eminem – The Slim Shady LP (1999)

24. Paris – Unleashed (1998)
24. DJ Tony Touch – The Piece Maker 2 (2004)
24. Royce Da 5’9″ – Death Is Certain (2004)
24. Joe Budden – Padded Room (2009)
24. Kool Keith – Tashan Dorrsett (2009)
24. Fashawn – The Ecology (2015)
24. BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul (2015)

25. Boogie Down Productions – Sex & Violence (1992)
25. Fu-Schnickens – F.U. Don’t Take It Personal (1992)
25. Freeway – Philadelphia Freeway (2003)
25. Murs – The End of the Beginning (2003)
25. Little Brother – The Listening (2003)
25. Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron (2014)

26. Pete Rock – NY’s Finest (2008)
26. Cappadonna – Eyrth, Wynd and Fyre (2013)

27. J Dilla – Welcome 2 Detroit (2001)

28. The Nonce – World Ultimate (1995)
28. Planet Asia – Black Belt Theatre (2012)
28. Too Short – No Trespassing (2012)

29. Beanie Sigel – The Truth (2000)

hip hop albums released in march

2. Apathy – The Widow’s Son (2018)
2. Phonte – No News Is Good News (2018)

3. Boogie Down Productions – Criminal Minded (1987)
3. De La Soul – 3 Feet High & Rising (1989)
3. The Dynospectrum – The Dynospectrum (1998)
3. Scarface – My Homies (1998)
3. Cannibal Ox – Blade Of The Ronin (2015)

4. Delinquent Habits – Freedom Band (2003)

5. Booyaa Tribe – New Funky Nation (1990)
5. Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs – Life of a Kid in the Ghetto (1991)
5. Naughty By Nature – Icons (2002)
5. Gensu Dean & Planet Asia – Abrasions (2013)
5. Demigodz – Killmatic (2013)

6. Eve – Scorpion (2001)
6. Aceyalone – Accepted Eclectic (2001)

7. Nine – Nine Livez (1995)
7. Public Enemy & Paris – Rebirth Of A Nation (2006)
7. Scarface – My Homies Part 2 (2006)
7. Killah Priest – I Killed The Devil Last Night (2009)
7. Raekwon – Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang (2011)

8. MC Twist & The Def Squad – Comin’ Thru Like Warriors (1989)
8. Gang Starr – Hard To Earn (1994)
8. Living Legends – Classic (2005)
8. Reks – Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme (2011)
8. Havoc & The Alchemist – The Silent Partner (2016)

9. Cali Agents – Head Of The State (2004)

10. Da Youngstas – Somethin 4 Da Youngsta’s (1992)
10. Killah Priest – Heavy Mental (1998)
10. El-P – I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead (2007)
10. Reks – More Grey Hairs (2009)

11. Scarface – The Untouchable (1997)
11. Killer Mike – Monster (2003)
11. eMC – The Show (2008)
11. Del – Eleventh Hour (2008)
11. Elzhi – Lead Poison (2016)
11. Westside Gunn – FLYGOD (2016)

12. Geto Boys – Grip It! On That Other Level (1989)
12. Boogie Down Productions – Live Hardcore Worldwide (1991)
12. Brother Ali – The Truth Is Here (2009)

13. Kid N Play – Funhouse (1990)
13. Black Milk – Popular Demand (2007)

14. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo – Road To The Riches (1989)
14. Kam – Made In America (1995)
14. E40 – In A Major Way (1995)
14. 2Pac – Me Against The World (1995)
14. Soul Position – Things Go Better with RJ and AL (2006)
14. E40 – My Ghetto Report Card (2006)

15. Action Bronson – Dr. Lecter (2011)
15. CunninLynguists – Oneirology (2011)
15. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

16. P.O.S. – Ipecac Neat (2004)
16. Chuck Strangers – Consumers Park (2018)
16. PRhyme – PRhyme 2 (2018)

17. Ultramagnetic MCs – Funk Your Head Up (1992)
17. WC – The Shadiest One (1998)
17. Chino XL – Poison Pen (2006)
17. Apathy – Eastern Philosophy (2006)
17. Capone N Noreaga – Channel 10 (2009)
17. Grand Daddy I.U. – P.I.M.P. (Paper Is My Priority) (2015)

18. Onyx – #Wakedafucup (2014)
18. Freddie Gibs & Madlib – Pinata (2014)

19. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Rock The House (1987)
19. Salt N Pepa – Blacks Magic (1990)
19. Craig G – Now, That’s More Like It (1991)
19. Yo-Yo – Make Way for the Motherlode (1991)
19. Geto Boys – The Ressurection (1996)
19. Bahamadia – Kollage (1996)
19. Edan – Primitive Plus (2002)
19. Army Of The Pharaohs – The Unholy Terror (2010)

20. Kam – Kamnesia (2001)
20. The Beatnuts – Take It or Squeeze It (2001)
20. Evidence – The Weatherman LP (2007)
20. Pep Love – Rigmarole (2012)

21. Channel Live – Station Identification (1995)
21. Ice Cube – War & Peace Volume 2 (The Peace Disc) (2000)
21. Army Of The Pharaohs – The Torture Papers (2006)
21. Murs & 9th Wonder – Murray’s Revenge (2006)

22. Black Market Militia – Black Market Militia (2005)
22. Pharaohe Monch – W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) (2011)

23. Just-Ice – Gun Talk (1993)
23. Ant Banks – Sittin’ on Somethin’ Phat (1993)
23. Murs & 9th Wonder – Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition (2004)
23. Eyedea & Abilities – E&A (2004)
23. Madvillain – Madvillainy (2004)
23. Action Bronson – Mr. Wonderful (2015)
23. Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside (2015)

24. Chi-Ali – The Fabulous Chi-Ali (1992)
24. Arrested Development – 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of… (1992)
24. People Under The Stairs – The Next Step (1998)
24. Cappadonna – The Pillage (1998)
24. Das EFX – Generation EFX (1998)
24. Hieroglyphics – 3rd Eye Vision (1998)
24. M.O.P. – First Family 4 Life (1998)
24. CunninLynguists – Strange Journey Volume One (2009)
24. Doom – Born Like This (2009)
24. Rapper Big Pooh – The Delightful Bars (2009)
24. Rapper Big Pooh – Words Paint Pictures (2015)

25. Doug E Fresh – The Worlds Greatest Entertainer (1988)
25. The Notorious B.I.G. – Life After Death (1997)
25. Warren G – Take a Look Over Your Shoulder (Reality) (1997)
25. Guilty Simpson – Ode To The Ghetto (2008)

26. Digital Underground – Sex Packets (1990)
26. Cella Dwellas – Realms ‘n Reality (1996)
26. Busta Rhymes – The Coming (1996)
26. Non Phixion – The Future Is Now (2002)
26. E40 – The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 1 (2012)
26. E40 – The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 2 (2012)
26. E40 – The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 3 (2012)
26. Papoose – The Nacirema Dream (2013)

27. Run DMC – Run DMC (1984)
27. Everlast – Forever Everlasting (1990)
27. KRS One – The Sneak Attack (2001)
27. Prodigy – Return Of The Mac (2007)
27. Redman – Red Gone Wild: Thee Album (2007)
27. Phesto – Background Check (2012)
27. DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles – The Kolexxxion (2012)

28. Oaktown’s 357 – Wild & Loose (1989)
28. O.G. Style – I Know How to Play Em (1991)
28. Dana Dane – Rollin With Dana Dane (1995)
28. Big L – Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous (1995)
28. Ol Dirty Bastard – Return To The 36 Chambers (1995)
28. King Tee – IV Life (1995)
28. Ghostface Killah – Fishscale (2006)
28. Common – Like Water For Chocolate (2000)

29. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – He’s The DJ I’m The Rapper (1988)
29. Blueprint – 1988 (2005)
29. The Game – West Coast Resurrection (2005)
29. E40 – Revenue Retrievin’: Overtime Shift (2011)
29. E40 – Revenue Retrievin’: Graveyard Shift (2011)

30. Onyx – Bacdafucup (1993)
30. The Flavor Unit – Roll Wit Tha Flava (1993)
30. LL Cool J – 14 Shots To The Dome (1993)
30. Lords Of The Underground – Here Come the Lords (1993)
30. Dead Prez – RBG: Revolutionary but Gangsta (2004)
30. Meth Ghost Rae – Wu-Massacre (2010)
30. E40 – Revenue Retrievin’: Day Shift (2010)
30. E40 – Revenue Retrievin’: Night Shift (2010)
30. Czarface & MF DOOM – Czarface Meets Metal Face (2018)

31. Kriss Kross – Totally Krossed Out (1992)
31. Gang Starr – Moment Of Truth (1998)
31. Daz Dillinger – Retaliation, Revenge And Get Back (1998)
31. Cocoa Brovaz – The Rude Awaking (1998)
31. billy woods – Today I Wrote Nothing (2015)

april hip hop album releases

1. Brother Ali – Rites Of Passage (2000)
1. CunninLynguists – SouthernUnderground (2003)
1. AZ – Undeniable (2008)
1. Mobb Deep – The Infamous Mobb Deep (2014)

2. Rappin Is Fundamental – The Doo Hop Legacy (1991)
2. J-Live – All of the Above (2002)

3. Cappadonna – The Yin & The Yang (2001)
3. Run DMC – Crown Royal (2001)

4. Big Pun – Yeeeah Baby (2000)
4. Rah Digga – Dirty Harriet (2000)
4. Bubba Sparxxx – The Charm (2006)
4. Aceyalone – Grand Imperial (2006)

5. M.O.P. – To The Death (1994)
5. Ab-Soul – Longterm Mentality (2011)
5. Saba – Care For Me (2018)

6. The Beatnuts – Intoxicated Demons: The EP (1993)
6. Nas – I Am… (1996)
6. Lords Of The Underground – Resurrection (1999)
6. Non Phixion – The Green CD/DVD (2004)
6. Living Legends – Creative Differences (2004)
6. Dilated Peoples – Neighborhood Watch (2004)
6. Damu The Fudgemunk – How It Should Sound Vol 1 & 2
6. Too Short – Still Blowin’ (2010)
6. Dr. Octagon – Moosebumps… (2018)

7. Das EFX – Dead Serious (1992)
7. Just-Ice – VII (1998)
7. AZ – Pieces of a Man (1998)
7. Goodie Mob – Still Standing (1998)
7. Finale – A Pipe Dream And A Promise (2009)
7. Del – Funk Man (The Stimulus Package) (2009)
7. Joey Bada$$ – All AmeriKKKan Bada$$ (2017)

8. Big Mike – Still Serious (1997)
8. Blueprint – The Weightroom (2003)
8. Scarface – Balls And My Word (2003)

9. Chubb Rock – The One (1991)
9. MC Eiht – Death Threatz (1996)
9. Chino XL – Here To Save You All (1996)
9. MC Ren – The Villain In Black (1996)

10. Public Enemy – Fear Of A Black Planet (1990)
10. ATCQ – People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (1990)
10. Professor Griff & L.A.D. – Pawns In The Game (1990)
10. YZ – Sons of the Father (1990)
10. Brother Ali – The Undisputed Truth (2007)
10. billy woods – History Will Absolve Me (2012)

11. MC Shan – Play It Again Shan (1990)
11. Del – Both Sides of the Brain (2000)

12. Colors Soundtrack (1988)
12. Kokane – Funk Upon a Rhyme (1994)
12. Atmosphere – The Family Sign (2011)

13. Mobb Deep – Juvenile Hell (1993)
13. Murs & 9th Wonder – Fornever (2010)

14. Aceyalone – A Book of Human Language (1998)
14. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN (2017)

15. Artifacts – That’s Them (1997)
15. Pharaohe Monch – PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (2014)
15. Royce 5’9″ – Layers (2016)

16. K-Rino – Stories From The Black Book (1993)
16. Sage Francis – Personal Journals (2002)
16. Ghostface Killah – Twelve Reasons to Die (2013)

18. Audio Two – I Don’t Care The Album (1990)
18. DJ Tony Touch – The Piece Maker (2000)
18. People Under The Stairs – Stepfather (2006)
18. Del – Golden Era (2011)

19. X-Clan – To The East, Blackwards (1990)
19. Nas – Illmatic (1994)
19. Shyheim – AKA the Rugged Child (1994)
19. Zion I – True & Livin (2005)

20. Da Youngstas – The Aftermath (1993)
20. MF Doom – Operation: Doomsday (1999)
20. Ghostface Killah – The Pretty Toney Album (2004)
20. Kurupt – Streetlights (2010)
20. Little Brother – Leftback (2010)

21. Kid Frost – East Side Story (1992)
21. Beastie Boys – Check Your Head (1992)
21. Public Enemy – He Got Game (1998)
21. Mr Lif – I Heard It Today (2009)

22. Gang Starr – No More Mr Nice Guy (1989)
22. KRS One – Kristyles (2003)
22. Dagha – The Divorce (2008)
22. Prodigy – H.N.I.C. Pt. 2 (2008)
22. Atmosphere – When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Sh** Gold (2008)
22. Army Of The Pharaohs – In Death Reborn (2014)

24. Joell Ortiz – The Brick: Bodega Chronicles (2007)
24. Reks – Straight, No Chaser (2012)

25. Mobb Deep – The Infamous (1995)
25. MF Grimm – Scars & Memories (2005)
25. The Coup – Pick A Bigger Weapon (2006)
25. Yak Ballz – Scifentology I (2006)
25. Kool Keith – Nogatco Rd. (2006)
25. Project Polaroid – Project Polaroid

26. Outkast – Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik (1994)
26. Lyrics Born – Same !@#$ Different Day (2005)

27. Pete Nice & DJ Daddy Rich – Dust To Dust (1993)
27. MC Breed – The New Breed (1993)
27. Mobb Deep – Murda Muzik (1999)
27. Naughty By Nature – Ninety Naughty Nine… (1999)
27. Soundbombing – 2 (1999)
27. D12 – D12 World (2004)
27. Beastie Boys – The Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (2011)

28. Freestyle Fellowship – Innercity Griots (1993)
28. Big Daddy Kane – Veteranz Day (1998)
28. Big Pun – Capital Punishment (1998)
28. The Roots – Rising Down (2008)

29. Buckshot & 9th Wonder – The Formula (2008)
29. Whodini – Back In Black (1986)
29. Aesop Rock – The Impossible Kid (2016)

30. DJ Babu – Duck Season Vol 1 (2002)
30. Blackalicious – Blazing Arrow (2002)
30. Chance The Rapper – Acid Rap (2013)
30. R.A. The Rugged Man – Legends Never Die (2013)

may hip hop releases

1. Atmosphere – Headshots Se7en (1999)
1. J-Live – The Best Part (2001)
1. Pete Rock – Petestrumentals (2001)
1. A Plus – My Last Good Deed (2007)
1. Apollo Brown & O.C. – Trophies (2012)

2. The Fat Boys – Big & Beautiful (1986)
2. Naughty By Nature – Poverty’s Paradise (1995)
2. Masta Ace Incorporated – Sittin’ On Chrome (1995)
2. Brother Ali – Shadows On The Sun (2003)
2. Mobb Deep – Blood Money (2006)

3. Quasimoto – The Further Adventures of Lord Quas (2005)

4. Masta Ace Incorporated – SlaughtaHouse (1993)
4. Run DMC – Down with the King (1993)
4. The Coup – Kill My Landlord (1993)
4. Dres – Sure Shot Redemption (1999)
4. Dr. Dooom (Kool Keith) – First Come First Served (1999)
4. Roc Marciano – Marcberg (2010)
4. Royce 5’9″ – The Book Of Ryan (2018)

5. Gang Starr – Daily Operation (1992)
5. MC Breed – 20 Below (1992)
5. Lyricist Lounge – Volume 1 (1998)
5. Vakill – The Darkest Cloud (2003)
5. Oddisee – Mental Liberation (2009)
5. Oddisee – The Good Fight (2015)
5. Brother Ali – All The Beauty In This Life (2017)

6. Dr Octagon (Kool Keith) – Dr Octagonecologyst (1996)
6. Pase Rock – Bullshit As Usual (2003)
6. Prince Paul – Politics of the Business (2003)
6. Atmosphere – Southsiders (2014)
6. People Under The Stairs – 12 Step Program (2014)

7. KMD – Mr Hood (1991)
7. Terminator X – Terminator X & The Valley of the Jeep Beets (1991)
7. Havoc – 13 (2013)
7. Talib Kweli – Prisoner of Conscious (2013)

8. Special Ed – Youngest In Charge (1989)
8. Hi-Tek – Hi-Teknology (2001)
8. Sage Francis – Human the Death Dance (2007)
8. DJ Jazzy Jeff – The Return of the Magnificent (2007)
8. I Self Devine – The Sound Of Low Class Amerika (2012)

9. Killah Priest – View From Masada (2000)

10. South Central Cartel – ‘​N Gatz We Truss (1994)
10. Jus Allah – All Fates Have Changed (2005)
10. Guru – Version 7.0: The Street Scriptures (2005)
10. Elzhi – Elmatic (2011)

11. Snoop Dogg – No Limit Top Dogg (1999)
11. MF Grimm & MF Doom – Special Herbs + S1pices Vol. 1 (2004)
11. The Gift Of Gab – 4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up (2004)
11. Eightball & MJG – Living Legends (2004)
11. Brother Ali – Champion EP (2004)
11. Pete Rock – Soul Survivor II (2004)
11. Ab-Soul – Control System (2012)

12. Spice 1 – Spice 1 (1992)
12. Insight – Presents The Maysun Project (2003)

13. De La Soul – De La Soul Is Dead (1991)
13. Rob Swift – Soulful Fruit (1997)
13. Masta Ace – The Falling Season (2016)

14. Ice T – OG (1991)
14. Cam’Ron – Come Home with Me (2002)
14. El-P – Fantastic Damage (2002)
14. DJ Babu – Beat Tape 1 (2007)

15. Run DMC – Raising Hell (1986)
15. Missy Elliot – Miss E… So Addictive (2001)
15. Cannibal Ox – The Cold Vein (2001)
15. Time Machine – Slow Your Roll (2004)
15. Eminem – Relapse (2009)
15. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music (2012)

16. Nice & Smooth – Nice & Smooth (1989)
16. Ice Cube – AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted (1990)

17. Memphis Bleek – 534 (2005)

18. Guru – Guru’s Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1 (1993)
18. Eightball & MJG – In Our Lifetime (1999)
18. Method Man – Tical 0 The Prequel (2004)
18. Reflection Eternal – Revolutions per Minute (2010)
18. Guilty Simpson – O.J. Simpson (2010)

19. Run DMC – Tougher Than Leather (1988)
19. Chill Rob G – Ride The Rhythm (1989)
19. X-Clan – Xodus (1992)
19. The Roots – Organix (1993)
19. DMX – It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot (1998)
19. Eightball – Lost (1998)
19. Busta Rhymes – Back On My BS (2009)
19. Method Man & Redman – Blackout 2 (2009)
19. Blu – Good To Be Home (2014)

20. KRS One – I Got Next (1997)
20. Boot Camp Clik – For The People (1997)
20. Akrobatik – Balance (2003)
20. Digital Underground – ..Cuz a D.U. Party Don’t Stop! (2008)
20. Killah Priest – Behind the Stained Glass (2008)

21. Too Short – Gettin’ It (Album Number Ten) (1996)
21. Camp Lo – Let’s Do It Again (2002)
21. Roc Raida – Beats, Cuts, Skits (2007)
21. Ugly Heroes – Ugly Heroes (2013)

22. Dana Dane – Dana Dane With Fame (1987)
22. K-Solo – Tell The World My Name (1990)
22. Eric B & Rakim – Let The Rhythm Hit Em (1990)
22. Redman – Malpractice (2001)
22. KRS One & Marley Marl – Hip Hop Lives (2007)
22. El-P – Cancer 4 Cure (2012)

23. Beastie Boys – Ill Communication (1994)
23. Deltron 3030 – Deltron 3030 (2000)
23. Dilated Peoples – The Platform (2000)
23. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)

24. Compton’s Most Wanted – It’s a Compton Thang (1990)
24. Jeru The Damaja – The Sun Rises in the East (1994)
24. Eightball & MJG – On the Outside Looking In (1994)
24. Heavy D & The Boyz – Nuttin But Love (1994)
24. Sway & King Tech – Back 2 Basics (2005)
24. Common – Be (2005)

25. Big Daddy Kane – Looks Like A Job For (1993)
25. Slick Rick – The Art Of Storytelling (1999)

26. Eminem – The Eminem Show (2002)

27. Skyzoo & Torae – The Barrel Brothers (2014)
27. Meyhem Lauren & Buckwild – Silk Pyramids (2014)

28. NWA – N****z4Life (1991)
28. Ugly Heroes – Ugly Heroes (2013)

29. Fat Boys – Fat Boys (1984)
29. Sticky Fingaz – Blacktrash: The Autobiography of Kirk Jones (2001)

30. Kool Moe Dee – Knowledge Is King (1989)
30. Antoinette – Burnin’ at 20 Below (1990)
30. Show & AG – Goodfellas (1995)
30. Zion I – Mind Over Matter (2000)

31. Boogie Down Productions – By All Means Necessary (1988)
31. Sean Price – Monkey Barz (2005)
31. Kool G Rap – Riches, Royalty, Respect (2011)

june hip hop album releases

1. Masta Killa – No Said Date (2004)

2. K-Solo – Time’s Up (1992)
2. Biz Markie – All Samples Cleared (1993)
2. Onyx – Shut Em Down (1998)
2. Mekalek – Live And Learn (2006)
2. J Dilla – Jay Stay Paid (2009)
2. Marco Polo & Torae – Double Barrel (2009)
2. AZ – Legendary (2009)
2. Jedi Mind Tricks – The Thief And The Fallen (2015)

3. Jungle Brothers – Raw Deluxe (1997)
3. Twista – Adrenaline Rush (1997)
3. South Central Cartel – All Day Everyday (1997)
3. Beatjunkies – The World Famous Beat Junkies Volume 1 (1997)
3. Wu-Tang Clan – Wu-Tang Forever (1997)
3. Aceyalone – Love & Hate (2003)
3. Damani Nkosi – Thoughtful King (2014)
3. Apathy – Connecticut Casual (2014)
3. Sage Francis – Copper Gone (2014)

4. Kool Moe Dee – Funke Funke Wisdom (1991)
4. Digital Underground – Future Rhythm (1996)
4. Delinquent Habits – Delinquent Habits (1996)
4. Lost Boyz -Legal Drug Money (1996)
4. Ice T – VI The Return Of The Real (1996)
4. People Under The Stairs – O.S.T. (2002)
4. Soundbombing – 3 (2002)

5. Tragedy – Against All Odds (2001)
5. Kool Keith – Spankmaster (2001)
5. Canibus – For Whom the Beat Tolls (2007)
5. Big K.R.I.T. – Live From The Underground (2012)

6. LL Cool J – Walking With A Panther (1989)
6. Tung Twista – Runnin’ Off At Da Mouth (1992)
6. People Under The Stairs – Question In The Form Of An Answer (2000)
6. Ice Cube – Laugh Now, Cry Later (2006)

7. EPMD – Strictly Business (1988)
7. Warren G – Regulate… G Funk Era (1994)
7. MC Breed – Funkafied (1994)
7. Hail Mary Mallon – Are You Gonna Eat That? (2011)

8. MC Eiht – Section 8 (1999)
8. The X-Ecutioners – Revolutions (2004)
8. MF Grimm – You Only Live Twice: The Audio Graphic Novel (2010)

9. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – Mecca And The Soul Brother (1992)
9. Toki Wright – A Different Mirror (2009)
9. Mos Def – The Ecstatic (2009)
9. billy woods – Known Unknowns (2017)

10. Inspectah Deck – The Movement (2003)
10. Joe Budden – Joe Budden (2003)
10. KRS One – Maximum Strength (2008)
10. Apathy – Handshakes With Snakes (2016)

11. Sway & King Tech – Concrete Jungle (1991)
11. Atmosphere – God Loves Ugly (2002)
11. AZ – Azaitic (2002)
11. Cormega – The True Meaning (2002)
11. Prodigy & Alchemist – Albert Einstein (2013)

12. D-Nice – Call Me D-Nice (1990)
12. AZ – 9 Lives (2001)
12. Cilvaringz – I (2007)

13. Heavy D & The Boyz – Big Tyme (1989)
13. Quasimoto – The Unseen (2000)
13. Cali Agents – How The West Was One (2000)
13. Slum Village – Fantastic, Vol. 2 (2000)
13. Mr. Lif – Mo’ Mega (2006)
13. Busta Rhymes – The Big Bang (2006)
13. KRS One – Life (2006)

14. Arrested Development – Zingalamaduni (1994)
14. Random Ax – Random Ax (2011)
14. Bad Meets Evil – Hell: The Sequel (2011)

15. Jungle Brothers – J.Beez With The Remedy (1993)
15. Sway & King Tech – This Or That (1999)
15. Company Flow – Little Johnny from the Hospitul (1999)
15. Proof – I Miss The Hip Hop Shop (2004)
15. Beastie Boys – To The 5 Boroughs (2004)
15. J Cole – The Warm Up (2009)
15. Boog Brown & Apollo Brown – Brown Study (2010)

16. Queen Latifah – Order In The Court (1998)
16. Czarface – Every Hero Needs A Villain (2015)

17. Lost Boyz – Love, Peace & Nappiness (1997)
17. Boogiemonsters – God Sound (1997)
17. Capone N Noreaga – The War Report (1997)
17. PMD – The Awakening (2003)
17. King Geedorah – Take Me to Your Leader (2003)

18. 3rd Bass – Derelicts Of Dialect (1991)
18. Heltah Skeltah – Noctural (1996)
18. De La Soul – Stakes Is High (1996)
18. Copywrite – T.H.E. High Exhaulted (2002)
18. Psalm One – The Death of Frequent Flyer (2006)
18. Eminem – Recovery (2010)
18. J Cole – Born Sinner (2013)
18. Statik Selektah – Extended Play (2013)

19. Breeze – The Young Son of No One (1989)
19. Poor Righteous Teachers – Holy Intellect (1990)
19. D12 – Devil’s Night (2001)

20. Mack 10 – Mack 10 (1995)
20. Grand Puba – 2000 (1995)
20. Delinquent Habits – Merry Go Round (2000)
20. Jurassic 5 – Quality Control (2000)
20. MC Eiht – N’ My Neighborhood (2000)
20. Busta Rhymes – Anarchy (2000)
20. Freddie Foxxx – Industry Shakedown (2000)
20. Kurupt – Same Day, Different Shit (2006)

21. Big Daddy Kane – Long Live The Kane (1988)
21. Granddaddy I.U. – Lead Pipe (1994)
21. The Beatnuts – Street Level (1994)
21. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – Creepin On Ah Come Up (1994)
21. Terminator X – Super Bad (1994)
21. Boom Bap Project – Reprogram (2005)
21. Buckshot & 9th Wonder – Chemistry (2005)

22. MC Lyte – Ain’t No Other (1993)
22. Intelligent Hoodlum – Intelligent Hoodlum (1990)
22. Intelligent Hoodlum – Tragedy: Saga Of A Hoodlum (1993)
22. Yo-Yo – You Better Ask Somebody (1993)
22. Missy Elliott – Da Real World (1999)
22. Erick Sermon – Chilltown, New York (2004)
22. Vinnie Paz – Season of the Assassin (2010)
22. The Roots – How I Got Over (2010)
22. Westside Gunn – Supreme Blientele (2018)
22. Jedi Mind Tricks – The Bridge & The Abyss (2018)

23. Eric B & Rakim – Don’t Sweat The Technique (1992)
23. Yo-Yo – Black Pearl (1992)
23. Ras Kass – Rasassination (1998)
23. Skyzoo – Music For My Friends (2015)

24. The Beatnuts – Stone Crazy (1997)
24. The Lady Of Rage – Necessary Roughness (1997)
24. Cru – Da Dirty 30 (1997)
24. Gang Starr – The Ownerz (2003)
24. Immortal Technique – The 3rd World (2008)
24. RZA – Digi Snacks (2008)
24. Ab-Soul – These Days… (2014)

25. Big Mike – Somethin’ Serious (1994)
25. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – All Souled Out (1991)
25. Jay Z – Reasonable Doubt (1996)
25. E40 – Grit & Grind (2002)
25. Inspectah Deck – Resident Patient (2006)
25. Slum Village – Evolution (2013)

26. Declaime – Andsoitisaid (2001)
26. Pharoahe Monch – Desire (2007)
26. Large Professor – Professor @ Large (2012)
26. Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels (2013)

27. Special Ed – Revelations (1995)
27. Easy Mo Bee – Now or Never: Odyssey 2000 (2000)
27. Erick Sermon – Erick Onasis (2000)
27. Lord Jamar – The 5% Album (2006)
27. Dr. Octagon (Kool Keith) – The Return Of… (2006)

28. Public Enemy – It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back (1988)
28. Da Brat – Funkdafied (1994)
28. House Of Pain – Same As It Ever Was (1994)
28. Nice & Smooth – Jewel Of The Nile (1994)
28. Royce Da 5’9″ – Independent’s Day (2005)
28. Pete Rock & Smif-N-Wessun – Monumental (2011)

29. GZA – Beneath The Surface (1999)
29. Alchemist – 1st Infantry (2004)
29. Slum Village – Detroit Deli (A Taste of Detroit) (2004)

30. Antoinette – Who’s the Boss? (1989)
30. MC Ren – Kizz My Black Azz EP (1992)
30. MC Ren – Ruthless For Life (1998)
30. Sunz Of Man – The Last Shall Be First (1998)
30. Wu-Tang Clan – Chamber Music (2009)
30. Blaq Poet – Tha Blaqprint (2009)
30. Jay-Z – 4:44 (2017)

hip hop albums released in june

1. Le Juan Love – I Still Feel Good (1988)
1. Ice Cube – Kill At Will (EP) 1990
1. KMC – Three Men with the Power of Ten (1991)
1. Stetsasonic – Blood, Sweat & No Tears (1991)
1. Digital Underground – This Is an EP Release (1991)
1. Geto Boys – We Can’t Be Stopped (1991)
1. Puff Daddy – No Way Out (1997)

2. Heavy D & The Boyz – Peaceful Journey (1991)
2. Slick Rick – The Ruler’s Back (1991)
2. Nas – It Was Written (1996)
2. Kendrick Lamar – Section.80 (2011)
2. billy woods – Dour Candy (2013)

3. Prodigy – H.N.I.C. 3 (2012)

4. Boogie Down Productions – Ghetto Music… (1989)
4. Funkdoobiest – Brothas Doobie (1995)
4. Luniz – Operation Stackola (1995)
4. Jay Z – Magna Carta Holy Grail (2013)

5. Prince Po – The Slickness (2004)
5. Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty (2010)

7. Doug E Fresh – Oh My God (1986)
7. Eric B & Rakim – Paid In Full (1987)
7. Alchemist – Chemical Warfare (2009)

8. Whodini – Whodini (1983)
8. Killah Priest – Black August (2003)
8. Jean Grae – Jeanius (2008)

9. DJ Tony Touch – The Piece Maker 3: Return of the 50 MC’s (2013)

10. Kid Frost – Hispanic Causing Panic (1990)
10. O.C. – Bon Appetit (2001)
10. 7L & Esoteric – The Soul Purpose (2001)
10. Killah Priest – Priesthood (2001)
10. Aesop Rock – Skelethon (2012)

11. Bushwick Bill – Phantom Of The Rapra (1995)
11. Roc Raida – Crossfaderz (2000)
11. Edgar Allen Floe – Floe Almighty (2006)
11. Rhymefest – Blue Collar (2006)
11. Nas – Untitled (2008)

12. Leaders Of The New School – A Future Without A Past (1991)
12. Above The Law – Uncle Sam’s Curse (1994)
12. Felt – Felt, Vol 2: A Tribute to Lisa Bonet (2005)

13. Luke ft 2 Live Crew – Banned In The USA (1990)
13. Rumpletilskinz – What Is a Rumpletilskin? (1993)
13. Too Short – Can’t Stay Away (1999)
13. Gang Starr – Full Clip A Decade Of Gang Starr (1999)
13. 7L & Esoteric – DC2: Bars of Death (2004)
13. KRS One – Keep Right (2004)
13. Capone N Noreaga – The War Report 2: Report the War (2010)
13. Public Enemy – Most Of My Heroes… (2012)
13. Nas – Life Is Good (2012)
13. Armand Hammer – Paraffin (2018)

14. Too Short – Shorty The Pimp (1992)
14. Beastie Boys – Hello Nasty (1998)
14. La Coka Nostra – A Brand You Can Trust (2009)

15. Missy Elliott – Supa Dupa Fly (1997)
15. Louis Logic – Sin-A-Matic (2003)
15. Keith Murray – He’s Keith Murray (2003)

16. Compton’s Most Wanted – Straight Checkn ‘Em (1991)
16. Sadat X – Wild Cowboys (1996)
16. Hieroglyphics – The Kitchen (2013)

17. Boogie Down Productions – Edutainment (1990)
17. Kurupt – Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey (2001)
17. Foxy Brown – Broken Silence (2001)
17. Brothaz Bent – Up From The Desert (2007)
17. Blu & Exile – Below the Heavens (2007)
17. Masta Ace – MA Doom: Son of Yvonne (2012)

18. Guru – Guru’s Jazzmatazz, Vol. 2: The New Reality (1995)
18. Canibus – 2000 B.C. (Before Can-I-Bus) (2000)
18. Channel Live – Armaghetto (2000)
18. Boot Camp Clik – The Last Stand (2006)

19. Special Ed – Legal (1990)
19. Geto Boys – Till Death Do Us Part (1993)
19. Coolio – It Takes A Thief (1994)
19. Sir Mix-A-Lot – Chief Boot Knocka (1994)
19. MC Eiht – We Come Strapped (1994)
19. J-Live – The Hear After (2005)

20. Too Short – Born To Mack (1987)
20. DJ Quik – Way 2 Fonkay (1992)
20. Cypress Hill – Black Sunday (1993)
20. EPMD – Out Of Business (1999)
20. Public Enemy – There’s A Poison Goin On (1999)

21. House Of Pain – House Of Pain Fine Malt Lyrics (1992)
21. Cam’Ron – Confessions Of Fire (1998)

22. LL Cool J – Bigger And Deffer (1987)
22. Company Flow – Funcrusher Plus (1997)
22. Canibus – Rip The Jacker (2003)
22. Reks – Grey Hairs (2008)
22. Cappadonna – The Cappatilize Project (2008)
22. People Under The Stairs – The Om Years (2008)
22. Common – Nobody’s Smiling (2014)
22. Cormega – Mega Philosophy (2014)

23. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Homebase (1991)
23. Main Source – Breaking Atoms (1991)
23. The Beatnuts – The Originators (2002)
23. 9th Wonder & Murs – Sweet Lord (2008)
23. Reks – REBELutionary (2012)
23. U-God – The Keynote Speaker (2013)

24. Master Ace – Take A Look Around (1990)
24. Cormega – The Realness (2001)
24. Pep Love – Ascension (2001)
24. Camp Lo – Black Hollywood (2007)

25. 2 Live Crew – 2 Live Is What We Are (1986)
25. Steady B – Bring the Beat Back (1986)
25. Beastie Boys – Pauls Boutique (1989)
25. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – E. 1999 Eternal (1995)
25. Kool Keith – Matthew (2000)
25. Strange Fruit Project – The Healing (2006)
25. Jurassic 5 – Feedback (2006)
25. MF Grimm – American Hunger (2006)

26. The Game – Untold Story, Vol. 2 (2005)
26. Hassaan Mackey & Apollo Brown – Daily Bread (2011)
26. Black Rob – Game Tested, Streets Approved (2011)

27. Schoolly D – Am I Black Enough for You?? (1989)
27. Fat Joe – Represent (1993)
27. Outerspace – Blood & Ashes (2004)
27. Terror Squad – True Story (2004)
27. Slum Village – Villa Manifesto (2010)

28. Ice T – Rhyme Pays (1987)
28. EPMD – Business Never Personal (1992)
28. Delinquent Habits – Here Come the Horns (1998)

29. UGK – Ridin’ Dirty (1996)
29. Rampage – Scout’s Honor… by Way of Blood (1997)
29. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – The Art of War (1997)
29. Doomtree – Doomtree (2008)
29. Planet Asia & TzariZM – Via Satellite (2014)

30. ATCQ – Beats, Rhymes & Life (1996)

31. Common – Finding Forever (2007)
31. Keith Murray – Rap-Murr-Phobia (The Fear of Real Hip-Hop) (2007)
31. La Coka Nostra – Masters of the Dark Arts (2012)

august hip hop releases

1. The D.O.C. – No One Can Do it Better (1989)
1. EPMD – Unfinished Business (1989)
1. Eightball & MJG – Comin’ Out Hard (1993)
1. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… (1995)
1. Analog Brothers – Pimp To Eat (2000)
1. Big L – The Big Picture (2000)

2. Salt N Pepa – A Salt With A Deadly Pepa (1988)
2. I Self Devine – Self Destruction (2005)

3. Poor Righteous Teachers – Pure Poverty (1991)
3. Memphis Bleek – Coming Of Age (1999)
3. Masta Ace – A Long Hot Summer (2004)
3. Viktor Vaughn – Venomous Villain (2004)
3. Bun B – Trill O.G. (2010)

4. Eric B & Rakim – Follow The Leader (1988)
4. Snoop Dogg – Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998)

5. Atmosphere – Overcast! (1997)

6. Nine – Cloud 9 (1996)
6. Roc Raida – We Them N****s (2001)
6. Scarface – The Fix (2002)
6. Jean Grae – Attack of the Attacking Things (2002)

7. CPO – To Hell And Black (1990)
7. Jadakiss – Kiss Tha Game Goodbye (2001)
7. Public Enemy – How To Sell Soul… (2007)
7. UGK – Underground Kingz (2007)

8. MC Shan – Down By Law (1987)
8. NWA – Straight Outta Compton (1988)
8. De La Soul – AOI: Mosaic Thump (2000)
8. Prince Po – Prettyblack (2006)
8. Oh No – Exodus Into Unheard Rhythms (2006)
8. Masta Killa – Made In Brooklyn (2006)
8. Jay Z & Kanye West – Watch the Throne (2011)
8. Boog Brown – The Late Bloom (2013)
8. Sean Price – Imperius Rex (2017)

9. Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock – It Takes Two (1988)
9. Gravediggaz – 6 Feet Deep (1994)
9. Boogiemonsters – Riders of the Storm: The Underwater Album (1994)
9. Proof -Searching for Jerry Garcia (2005)
9. Royce Da 5’9″ – Success Is Certain (2011)

10. Ultramagnetic MCs – The Four Horsemen (1993)
10. The Beatnuts – A Musical Massacre (1999)
10. Rahzel – Make The Music 2000 (1999)
10. Kool Keith – Black Elvis / Lost In Space (1999)
10. Mobb Deep – Amerikaz Nightmare (2004)
10. Kool Keith – Diesel Truckers (2004)

11. E40 – The Element of Surprise (1998)
11. Slaughterhouse – Slaughterhouse (2009)

12. Tha Alkoholiks – Likwidation (1997)
12. Elzhi – The Preface (2008)
12. Dilated Peoples – Directors of Photography (2014)

13. Cypress Hill – Cypress Hill (1991)
13. Da King & I – Contemporary Jeep Music (1993)
13. Blahzay Blahzay – Blah Blah Blah (1996)
13. DJ Jazzy Jeff – The Magnificent (2002)
13. Slum Village – Trinity (Past, Present and Future) (2002)
13. K-os – Joyful Rebellion (2004)

14. The Fat Boys – Crushin’ (1987)
14. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo – Wanted Dead Or Alive (1990)
14. Afros – Kickin Afrolistics (1990)
14. NWA – 100 Miles And Running EP (1990)
14. Apathy & Celph Titled – No Place Like Chrome (2006)
14. Boot Camp Clik – Casualties of War (2007)

15. B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta – Real Brothas (1995)

16. Organized Konfusion – Stress: The Extinction Agenda (1994)

17. Scarface – The World Is Yours (1993)
17. O.G.C. – The M-Pire Shrikez Back (1999)

18. MC Lyte – Seven & Seven (1998)
18. Black Star – Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star (1998)

19. O.C. – Jewelz (1997)
19. People Under The Stairs – Or Stay Tuned… (2003)
19. GZA – Pro Tools (2008)
19. Ice Cube -Raw Footage (2008)
19. Statik Selektah – What Goes Around (2014)

20. Clipse – Lord Willin’ (2002)
20. JJ Doom – Key To The Kuffs (2012)
20. Earl Sweatshirt – Doris (2013)

21. Steady B – What’s My Name (1987)
21. Chino XL – I Told You So (2001)
21. Killah Priest – The Offering (2007)
21. Talib Kweli – Eardrum (2007)
21. Lords Of The Undergound – House of Lords (2007)

22.KRS One – A Retrospective (2000)
22. J Dilla – The Shining (2006)

23. Public Enemy – Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age (1994)
23. Kurupt – Against the Grain (2005)
23. Outerspace – My Brother’s Keeper (2011)
23. Apathy – Honkey Kong (2011)

24. Illegal – The Untold Truth (1993)
24. Tha Alkoholiks – 21 & Over (1993)
24. Blackalicious – Nia (1999)
24. The High And Mighty – Home Field Advantage (1999)
24. Insight – Blast Radius (2004)
24. Jedi Mind Tricks – Legacy of Blood (2004)

25. MC Serch – Return Of The Product (1992)
25. Xzibit – 40 Dayz & 40 Nightz (1998)

26. Diamond D – Hatred, Passions and Infidelity (1997)
26. Jedi Mind Tricks – Visions of Gandhi (2003)
26. De La Soul – And The Anonymous Nobody (2016)

27. LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You Out (1990)
27. Too Short – Short Dog’s in the House (1990)
27. Biz Markie – I Need A Haircut (1991)
27. The Lost Trybe Of Hip Hop – Lifestylez (1996)
27. Outkast – ATLiens (1996)
27. MC Lyte – Bas As I Wanna B (1996)

28. RZA – Bobby Digital Digital Bullet (2001)
28. Aesop Rock – None Shall Pass (2007)
28. Slaughterhouse – Welcome To: Our House (2012)
28. Rapsody – The Idea Of Beautiful (2012)

29. M.O.P. – Warriorz (2000)
29. Junior M.A.F.I.A. – Conspiracy (1995)
29. Cyne – Evolution Fight (2005)
29. Too Short – Blow the Whistle (2006)
29. The Roots – Game Theory (2006)
29. Method Man – 4:21… The Day After (2006)

30. UGK – Super Tight… (1994)
30. Blackalicious – Nia (1999)

31. 2 Live Crew – Move Somethin (1987)
31. The Beatnuts – Milk Me (2004)
31. Kanye West – Late Registration (2005)

hip hop released in september

1. Marley Marl – In Control Vol 1 (1988)
1. Sir Mix-A-Lot – Swass (1988)
1. Chubb Rock – I Gotta Get Mine Yo (1992)
1. Fat Joe – Don Cartagena (1998)

2. Isaiah Rashad – The Sun’s Tirade (2016)

3. Naughty By Nature – Naughty By Nature (1991)
3. Queen Latifah – Nature Of A Sista (1991)
3. Nikki D – Daddy’s Little Girl (1991)
3. Def Jef – Soul Food (1991)
3. Nice & Smooth – Ain’t A Damn Thing Changed (1991)

4. Asheru And Blue Black – Soon Come… (2001)
4. Panacea – The Scenic Route (2007)
4. Scarface – Deeply Rooted (2015)

5. Young MC – Stone Cold Rhymin (1989)
5. Aesop Rock – Float (2000)
5. Mack 10 – The Paper Route (2000)
5. Outerspace – Blood Brothers (2006)

6. 2nd II None – 2nd II None (1991)
6. Strange Fruit Project – From Divine (2002)
6. AZ – A.W.O.L. (2005)
6. Grand Puba – Retroactive (2009)

7. Inspectah Deck – Uncontrolled Substance (1999)
7. Jeru The Damaja – Heroz4Hire (1999)

8. Willie D – I’m Goin’Out Lika Soldier (1992)
8. Bushwick Bill – Little Big Man (1992)
8. Canibus – Can-I-Bus (1998)
8. Digital Underground – Who Got the Gravy? (1998)
8. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt. II (2009)
8. Jay Z – The Blueprint 3 (2009)

9. E40 – Breakin’ News (2003)
9. Danger Mouse & Jemini – Ghetto Pop Life (2003)
9. Reks – The Greatest X (2016)

10. Too Short – What’s My Favorite Word? (2002)
10. Qwel & Maker – Owl (2010)

11. Jay Z – The Blueprint (2001)
11. Kanye West – Graduation (2007)

12. Big Daddy Kane – It’s A Big Daddy Thing (1989)
12. Kool G Rap – 4,5,6 (1995)
12. Ice T – The Seventh Deadly Sin (1999)
12. Too Short – You Nasty (2000)
12. LL Cool J – GOAT (2000)
12. Purpose & Confidence – Purpose Of Confidence (2012)

13. Ice T – Power (1988)
13. Eazy E – Eazy Duz It (1988)
13. Steady B – Let The Hustlers Play (1988)
13. MC Lyte – Lyte As A Rock (1988)
13. The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die (1994)
13. Big Daddy Kane – Daddy’s Home (1994)
13. Ohmega Watts – The Find (2005)
13. Little Brother – The Minstrel Show (2005)
13. Tek & Steele – Smif ‘n’ Wessun: Reloaded (2005)

14. Granddaddy I.U. – Smooth Assassin (1990)
14. Poor Righteous Teachers – Black Business (1994)
14. Eve – Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders’ First Lady (1999)
14. Ol Dirty Bastard – Nigga Please (1999)
14. Immortal Technique – Revolutionary Vol. 1 (2001)
14. Rah Digga – Classic (2010)
14. Kendrick Lamar – O(verly) D(edicated) (2010)
14. Black Milk – Album Of The Year (2010)
14. Noname – Room 25 (2018)

15. Large Professor – Main Source (2008)
15. KRS One & Buckshot – Survival Skills (2009)
15. M.O.P. – Foundation (2009)

16. Busta Rhymes – When Disaster Strikes… (1997)
16. Organized Konfusion – The Equinox (1997)
16. Gravediggaz – The Pick, the Sickle and the Shovel (1997)
16. Mack 10 – Based On A True Story (1997)
16. Bubba Sparxxx – Deliverance (2003)
16. Viktor Vaughn – Vaudeville Villain (2003)
16. Ill Bill – The Hour Of Reprisal (2008)
16. DJ Muggs & Planet Asia – Pain Language (2008)
16. Joell Ortiz – House Slippers (2014)
16. Kool Keith – Feature Magnetic (2016)

17. MC Lyte – Act Like You Know (1991)
17. Yomo & Maulkie – Are U Xperienced? (1991)
17. Ras Kass – Soul On Ice (1996)
17. WC & The Maad Circle – Ain’t a Damn Thang Changed (1991)
17. Mr Lif – I Phantom (2002)

18. Aesop Rock – Labor Days (2001)
18. Percee P – Perseverance (2007)
18. Havoc – The Kush (2007)
18. Brother Ali – Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color (2012)

19. Nature – For All Seasons (2000)
19. Cam’Ron – S.D.E. (Sports, Drugs & Entertainment) (2000)
19. Pete Rock – Underground Classics (2006)
19. Jedi Mind Tricks – Servants in Heaven, Kings in Hell (2006)
19. Planet Asia – The Medicine (2006)
19. Lupe Fiasco – Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor (2006)

20. Da Youngstas – No Mercy (1994)
20. Craig Mack – Project: Funk Da World (1994)
20. Reef The Lost Cause – Feast or Famine (2005)

21. De La Soul – Buhloone Mindstate (1993)
21. Terror Squad – The Album (1999)
21. AG – The Dirty Version (1999)
21. Jean Grae – This Week (2004)
21. Army Of The Pharaohs – Ritual of Battle (2007)

22. Redman – Whut? Thee Album (1992)
22. Showbiz & AG – Runaway Slave (1992)
22. Da Lench Mob – Guerillas in tha Mist (1992)
22. Diamond D – Stunts, Blunts and Hip Hop (1992)
22. Flipmode Squad – The Imperial (1998)
22. Brother Ali – Us (2009)
22. Rapsody – Laila’s Wisdom (2017)
22. Apathy & O.C. – Perestroika (2017)

23. EPMD – Back In Business (1997)
23. The X-Ecutioners – X-Pressions (1997)
23. Nas – The Lost Tapes (2002)
23. Jeru The Damaja – Divine Design (2003)
23. DJ Babu – Duck Season Vol 2 (2003)
23. Aesop Rock – Bazooka Tooth (2003)
23. OutKast – Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
23. Atmosphere – Seven’s Travels (2003)
23. Obie Trice – Cheers (2003)
23. Das EFX – How We Do (2003)
23. Dr Dooom (Kool Keith) – Dr Dooom 2 (2008)
23. East Coast Avengers – Prison Planet(2008)

24. King Tee – At Your Own Risk (1990)
24. Marley Marl – In Control, Vol. 2: For Your Steering Pleasure (1991)
24. ATCQ – The Low End Theory (1991)
24. The Roots – Illadelph Halflife (1996)
24. Guru – Baldhead Slick & Da Click (2001)
24. Busdriver – Temporary Forever (2002)
24. The Procussions – The Procussions (2013)
24. Guilty Simpson & Small Professor – Highway Robbery (2013)
24. Natti – Still Motion (2013)

25. MF Grimm – The Hunt for the Gingerbread Man (2007)
25. Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 (2012)
25. Chino XL – Ricanstruction: The Black Rosary (2012)
25. Typical Cats – 3 (2012)
25. Apollo Brown – Grandeur (2015)

26. Das EFX – Hold It Down (1995)
26. Thug Life – Volume 1 (1994)
26. Shyne – Shyne (2000)
26. The Dwellas – The Last Shall Be First (2000)
26. The X-Ecutioners – Built from Scratch (2001)

27. Donald D – Notorious (1989)
27. PMD – Shade Business (1994)
27. Blackalicious -The Craft (2005)
27. J Cole – Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011)
27. Evidence – Cats & Dogs (2011)
27. Phonte – Charity Starts At Home (2011)
27. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition (2016)

28. KRS One – Return Of The Boom Bap (1993)
28. Souls Of Mischief – 93 ’til Infinity (1993)
28. Spice 1 – 187 He Wrote (1993)
28. Lost Boyz – LB IV Life (1999)
28. Black Rob – Life Story (1999)
28. Method Man & Redman – Blackout (1999)
28. Shock G – Fear Of A Mixed Planet (2004)
28. Talib Kweli – The Beautiful Struggle (2004)
28. Ice Cube – I Am The West (2010)

29. Kurtis Blow – Kurtis Blow (1980)
29. Compton’s Most Wanted – Music To Driveby (1992)
29. Outkast – Aquemini (1998)
29. ATCQ – The Love Movement (1998)
29. Brand Nubian – Foundation (1998)
29. Jay Z – Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life (1998)
29. Skyzoo – The Salvation (2009)

30. Common – One Day It’ll All Make Sense (1997)
30. Ras Kass – Institutionalized (2005)
30. Heltah Skeltah – D.I.R.T. (Da Incredible Rap Team) (2008)
30. Outerspace – God’s Fury (2008)
30. Termanology – Politics As Usual (2008)
30. Murs – Murs for President (2008)
30. People Under The Stairs – Fun DMC (2008)
30. People Under The Stairs – Highlighter (2011)
30. Deltron 3030 – Event 2 (2013)
30. Apollo Brown & Skyzoo – The Easy Truth (2016)

hip hop released in october

1. Scarface – Mr Scarface Is Back (1991)
1. Public Enemy – Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black (1991)
1. Xzibit – At The Speed Of Life (1996)
1. Xzibit – Man Vs Machine (2002)
1. Public Enemy – The Evil Empire Of Everything (2012)

2. Xzibit – Likwit Rhymes (2000)
2. Eyedea & Abilities – Firstborn (2001)
2. Aceyalone – Lightning Strikes (2007)
2. Skyzoo – A Dream Deferred (2012)

3. WC & The Maad Circle – Curb Servin’ (1995)
3. Fat Joe – Jealous One’s Envy (1995)
3. Jedi Mind Tricks – Violent by Design (2000)
3. Scarface – The Last Of A Dying Breed (2000)
3. Oddisee – Foot In The Door (2006)
3. Sadat X – Black October (2006)

4. Ultramagnetic MCs – Critical Beatdown (1988)
4. MC Lyte – Eyes On This (1989)
4. Paris – Guerrilla Funk (1994)
4. Common – Resurrection (1994)
4. Atmosphere – You Can’t Imagine How Much Fun We’re Having (2005)

5. Digital Underground – The Body-Hat Syndrome (1993)
5. Inspectah Deck – Uncontrolled Substance (1999)
5. Oh No – The Disrupt (2004)
5. The Game – Untold Story (2004)
5. De La Soul – The Grind Date (2004)
5. Skyzoo & Illmind – Live from the Tape Deck (2010)

6. Common – Can I Borrow a Dollar? (1992)
6. Roxanne Shante -The Bitch Is Back (1992)
6. Kurupt – Kuruption (1998)
6. Mack 10 – The Recipe (1998)
6. Cypress Hill – Cypress Hill IV (1998)
6. Apathy – Wanna Snuggle? (2009)
6. A&E – Arts & Entertainment (2009)
6. CunninLynguists – Rose Azura Njano (2016)

7. RZA – Birth Of A Prince (2003)
7. Black Moon – Total Eclipse (2003)
7. Soul Position – 8 Million Stories (2003)
7. Hieroglyphics – Full Circle (2003)
7. Non-Prophets – Hope (2003)
7. Paris – Sonic Jihad (2003)
7. Jaylib – Champion Sound (2003)
7. Cappadonna – The Struggle (2003)
7. Grandmaster Caz – Mid Life Crisis (2008)
7. NehruvianDOOM – NehruvianDOOM (2014)

8. Large Professor – 1st Class (2002)
8. Freestyle Fellowship – To Whom It May Concern… (1991)
8. Jurassic 5 -Power in Numbers (2002)
8. 7L & Esoteric – Dangerous Connection (2002)
8. Boot Camp Clik – The Chosen Few (2002)
8. Y Society – Travel at Your Own Pace (2007)
8. Pusha T – My Name Is My Name (2013)

9. Paris – The Devil Made Me Do It (1990)
9. Bubba Sparxxx – Dark Days, Bright Nights (2001)
9. Xzibit – Napalm (2012)
9. Ohmega Watts – Watts Happening (2007)

10. Biz Markie – The Biz Never Sleeps (1989)
10. Ice T – The Iceberg (1989)
10. Souls Of Mischief – No Man’s Land (1995)
10. KRS One – KRS One (1995)
10. AZ – Doe Or Die (1995)
10. Ultra – Big Time (1995)
10. Murs – Murs Rules The World (2000)
10. E40 – Loyalty and Betrayal (2000)
10. Living Legends – Almost Famous (2001)
10. Zion I & The Grouch – Heroes in the City of Dope (2006)
10. Big K.R.I.T. – Cadillactica (2014)

11. Dana Dane – Dana Dane 4 Ever (1990)
11. Danger Doom – The Mouse & The Mask (2005)
11. Murs – Love & Rockets 1: The Transformation (2011)
11. L’Orange & Mr. Lif – The Life & Death Of Scenery (2011)

12. Salt N Pepa – Very Necessary (1993)
12. Leaders Of The New School – T.I.M.E. (1993)
12. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Code Red (1993)
12. Warren G – I Want It All (1999)
12. Mos Def – Black On Both Sides (1999)
12. K-Rino – No Mercy (1999)
12. Kno – Death Is Silent (2010)

13. Heltah Skeltah – Magnum Force (1998)
13. The Coup – Genocide & Juice (1994)
13. Keith Murray – It’s a Beautiful Thing (1998)
13. People Under The Stairs – Carried Away (2009)

14. Schoolly D – How A Black Man Feels (1991)
14. LL Cool J – Phenomenon (1997)
14. Soundbombing – 1 (1997)
14. Black Milk – Sound Of The City (2005)
14. Diamond District – March on Washington (2014)

15. Digital Underground – Sons Of The P (1991)
15. UMC’s – Fruits Of Nature (1991)
15. Jeru The Damaja – Wrath of the Math (1996)
15. Poor Righteous Teachers – New World Order (1996)
15. Supastition – 7 Years of Bad Luck (2002)
15. Black Milk – No Poison No Paradise (2013)

16. Masta Ace – Disposable Arts (2001)
16. Freestyle Fellowship – Temptations (2001)
16. Jeru The Damaja – Still Rising (2007)
16. Dead Prez – Information Age (2012)

17. Whodini – Escape (1984)
17. Steady B – Going Steady (1989)
17. Sir Mix-A-Lot – Seminar (1989)
17. Beatjunkies – The World Famous Beat Junkies Volume 2 (1998)
17. Reflection Eternal – Train Of Thought (2000)
17. Hi-Tek – Hi-Teknology²: The Chip (2006)
17. Xzibit – Full Circle (2006)

18. Awesome Dre & The Hard Core Committee – You Can’t Hold Me Back (1989)
18. Scarface – The Diary (1994)
18. Murder Was The Case Soundtrack (1994)
18. Twista – Ressurection (1994)
18. O.C. – Word…Life (1994)
18. Digable Planets – Blowout Comb (1994)
18. Circle Of Tyrants – The Circle Of Tyrants (2005)
18. Black Rob – The Black Rob Report (2005)
18. Freestyle Fellowship – The Promise (2011)

19. Eazy E – It’s On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa EP (1993)
19. Erick Sermon – No Pressure (1993)
19. Black Moon – Enta Da Stage (1993)
19. Handsome Boy Modelling School – So… How’s Your Girl? (1999)
19. U-God – Golden Arms Redemption (1999)
19. Pharoahe Monch – Internal Affairs (1999)
19. Mos Def – The New Danger (2004)

20. Grand Puba – Reel To Reel (1992)
20. Kool G Rap – Roots Of Evil (1998)
20. Royce Da 5’9″ – Street Hop (2009)
20. Cormega – Born And Raised (2009)

21. Kid N Play – 2 Hype (1988)
21. The Firm – The Album (1997)
21. Tragedy – Still Reportin’ (2003)
21. Sapient – Letterhead (2008)
21. Statik Selektah – Stick 2 the Script (2008)
21. Army Of The Pharaohs – Heavy Lies the Crown (2014)

22. Black Sheep – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (1991)
22. Del – I Wish My Brother George Was Here (1991)
22. PMD – Business Is Business (1996)
22. House Of Pain – Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again (1996)
22. M.O.P. – Firing Squad (1996)
22. Chuck D – Autobiography of Mistachuck (1996)
22. Above The Law – Time Will Reveal (1996)
22. Westside Connection – Bow Down (1996)
22. Fashawn – Boy Meets World (2009)
22. Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (2012)
22. Vinnie Paz – God of the Serengeti (2012)
22. Armand Hammer – Race Music (2013)

23. 3rd Bass – The Cactus Album (1989)
23. Dilated Peoples – Expansion Team (2001)
23. Reks – Along Came the Chosen (2001)
23. Grand Puba – Understand This (2001)
23. Black Sheep – 8WM/Novakane (2006)
23. Blue Sky Black Death & Hell Razah – Razah’s Ladder (2007)
23. Smif-N-Wessun – Smif-N-Wessun: The Album(2007)
23. Little Brother – Getback (2007)

24. Craig G – The Kingpin (1989)
24. Onyx – All We Got Iz Us (1995)
24. Aceyalone – All Balls Don’t Bounce (1995)
24. Kid Frost – Smile Now, Die Later (1995)
24. Compton’s Most Wanted – Represent (2000)
24. Willie D – Love By Few Hated By Many (2000)
24. Celph Titled – The Gatalog: A Collection of Chaos (2006)
24. Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2 (2014)

25. Heavy D & The Boys – Living Large (1987)
25. Too Short – Life Is… (1988)
25. MC Shan – Born To Be Wild (1988)
25. Artifacts – Between a Rock and a Hard Place (1994)
25. Extra Prolific – Like It Should Be (1994)
25. Willie D – Play Witcha Mama (1994)
25. Sadat X – Experience & Education (2005)
25. Supastition – Chain Letters (2005)
25. DJ Muggs vs GZA – Grandmasters (2005)
25. Statik Selektah – Population Control (2011)
25. Jedi Mind Tricks – Violence Begets Violence (2011)

26. Too Short – Get In Where You Fit In (1993)
26. Above The Law – Forever: Rich Thugs, Book One (1999)
26. Typical Cats – Civil Service (2004)
26. Statik Selektah & Termanology – 1982 (2010)
26. Celph Titled & Buckwild – Nineteen Ninety Now (2010)
26. Apollo Brown & Joell Ortiz – Mona Lisa (2018)

27. Bushwick Bill – No Surrender No Retreat (1998)
27. K-Rino – K-Rino (1998)
27. Diamond District – In The Ruff (2009)
27. Immortal Technique – The Martyr (2011)
27. Big K.R.I.T. – 4Eva Is A Mighty Long Time (2017)

28. Nice & Smooth – Blazing Hot Vol IV (1997)
28. Psycho Realm – The Psycho Realm (1997)
28. DJ Babu – Duck Season Vol 3 (2008)
28. Paris – Acid Reflex (2008)
28. Black Milk – Tronic (2008)
28. Black Milk – If There’s a Hell Below (2014)
28. Apollo Brown & Ras Kass – Blasphemy (2014)
28. D.I.T.C. – D.I.T.C. Sessions (2016)

29. Big Daddy Kane – Prince Of Darkness (1991)
29. Hen-Gee & Evil-E – Brothers (1991)
29. Organized Konfusion – Organized Konfusion (1991)
29. Ice Cube – Death Certificate (1991)
29. O.G.C. – Da Storm (1996)
29. E40 – The Hall Of Game (1996)
29. Yo-Yo – Total Control (1996)
29. Ghostface Killah – Ironman (1996)

30. Big Daddy Kane – Taste Of Chocolate (1990)
30. Monie Love – Down To Earth (1990)
30. Marley Marl – Re-Entry (2001)
30. CunninLynguists – Will Rap For Food (2001)
30. Erick Sermon – Music (2001)
30. The Coup – Sorry To Bother You (2012)
30. Sean Price – Mic Tyson (2012)
30. Kirk Knight – Late Knight Special (2015)

31. Roxanne Shante – Bad Sister (1989)
31. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – And In This Corner… (1989)
31. Tha Dogg Pound – Dogg Food (1995)
31. Cypress Hill – Cypress Hill III: Temples of Boom (1995)
31. Binary Star – Masters of the Universe (2000)
31. Outkast – Stankonia (2000)
31. Jay Z – The Dynasty: Roc La Familia (2000)
31. Canibus – C! True Hollywood Stories (2001)
31. AG – Get Dirty Radio (2006)
31. Ice T – Gangsta Rap (2006)
31. CL Smooth – American Me (2006)
31. Craig G – Ramblings of An Angry Old Man (2012)

November hip hop releases

1. Slick Rick – The Great Adventures… (1988)
1. Lords Of The Underground – Keepers of the Funk (1994)
1. Eightball & MJG – On Top of the World (1995)
1. Sunz Of Man – The Last Shall Be First (1998)
1. O.C. – Smoke and Mirrors (2005)
1. Public Enemy – New Whirl Order (2005)
1. The Left – Gas Mask (2010)
1. Torae – For the Record (2011)

3. Kool Moe Dee – How Ya Like Me Now (1987)
3. The Goats – Tricks of the Shade (1992)
3. Positive K – The Skills Dat Pay Da Bills (1992)
3. Armand Hammer – Rome (2017)

4. Mic Geronimo – Vendetta (1997)
4. Jedi Mind Tricks – The Psycho-Social CD (1997)
4. Jay Z – In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 (1997)
4. Rakim – The 18th Letter (1997)
4. Strange Fruit Project – Soul Travelin’ (2003)
4. Too Short – Married to the Game (2003)
4. Q-Tip – The Renaissance (2008)
4. Common – Black America Again (2016)
4. Czarface – A Fistful Of Peril (2016)

5. LL Cool J – All World (1996)
5. Makaveli – The Don Killuminat: The 7 Day Theory (1996)
5. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013)

6. NWA & The Posse (1987)
6. The Coup – Party Music (2001)
6. Statik Selektah – Spell My Name Right: The Album (2007)
6. Jay Z – American Gangster (2007)
6. Apollo Brown & Guilty Simpson – Dice Game (2012)
6. E40 & Too Short – History: Mob Music (2012)
6. E40 & Too Short – History: Function Music (2012)

7. Queen Latifah – All Hail The Queen (1989)
7. Jungle Brothers – Done By The Forces Of Nature (1989)
7. Erick Sermon – Double Or Nothing (1995)
7. GZA – Liquid Swords (1995)
7. The Pharcyde – Plain Rap (2000)
7. Cali Agents – Fire & Ice (2006)
7. AZ – The Format (2006)

8. Jungle Brothers – Straight Out The Jungle (1998)
8. Keith Murray – The Most Beautifullest Thing in This World (1994)
8. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – The Main Ingredient (1994)

9. ATCQ – Midnight Marauders (1993)
9. Wu-Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)
9. YZ – Ghetto’s Been Good to Me (1993)
9. Beatjunkies – The World Famous Beat Junkies Volume 3 (1999)
9. E40 – Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire (1999)
9. Edo G ft Pete Rock – My Own Worst Enemy (2004)
9. Masta Ace & Marco Polo – A Breukelen Story (2018)

10. UGK – Too Hard to Swallow (1992)
10. E40 – Federal (1993)
10. The Coup – Steal This Album (1998)
10. Pete Rock – Soul Survivor (1998)
10. Method Man – Tical 2000: Judgement Day (1998)
10. Reef The Lost Cause – A Vicious Cycle (2008)
10. Hail Mary Mallon – Bestiary (2014)

11. MC Eiht – Last Man Standing (1997)
11. Rahzel – Rahzel’s Greatest Knock Outs (2003)
11. Jedi Mind Tricks – A History of Violence (2008)
11. ATCQ – We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service (2016)

12. Tim Dog – Penicillin On Wax (1991)
12. MC Breed & DFC – MC Breed & DFC (1991)
12. 2Pac – 2Pacalypse Now (1991)
12. Snoop Doggy Dogg – Tha Doggfather (1996)
12. Lil Kim – Hardcore (1996)
12. Eminem – Infinite (1996)
12. Missy Elliottt – Under Construction (2002)
12. Fat Joe – Loyalty (2002)
12. Jay Z – The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse (2002)
12. J Cole – Friday Night Lights (2011)

13. Ghostface Killah – Bulletproof Wallets (2001)
13. Swollen Members – Bad Dreams (2001)
13. Busta Rhymes – Genesis (2001)
13. Boom Bap Project – The Shakedown (2007)
13. Murs & 9th Wonder – The Final Adventure (2012)
13. 9th Wonder & Buckshot – The Solution (2012)
13. Roc Marciano – Reloaded (2012)

14. Def Jef – Just A Poet With Soul (1989)
14. The Pharcyde – Labcabincalifornia (1995)
14. Prodigy – H.N.I.C. (2000)
14. Jay Z – The Black Album (2003)
14. The Game – Doctor’s Advocate (2006)

15. Beastie Boys – Licensed To Ill (1986)
15. King Tee – Act A Fool (1988)
15. Method Man – Tical (1994)
15. Cappadonna – The Pilgrimage (2011)
15. Action Bronson & The Alchemist – Rare Chandeliers (2012)

16. Queen Latifah – Black Reign (1993)
16. Das EFX – Straight Up Sewaside (1993)
16. MC Ren – Shock of the Hour (1993)
16. Dr Dre – 2001 (1999)
16. Kurupt – Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha (1999)
16. Raekwon – Immobilarity (1999)
16. Eminem – Encore (2004)
16. Snoop Dogg – R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece (2004)
16. R.A. The Rugged Man – Die, Rugged Man, Die (2004)
16. MF Doom – Mm.. Food (2004)
16. Felt – Felt 3: A Tribute to Rosie Perez (2009)

17. Ice Cube – The Predator (1992)
17. Ice Cube – War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc) (1998)
17. Kid Capri – Soundtrack to the Streets (1998)
17. Geto Boys – Da Good, Da Bad & Da Ugly (1998)
17. Rakim – The Seventh Seal (2009)

18. LL Cool J – Radio (1985)
18. MJG – No More Glory (1997)
18. Swollen Members – Heavy (2003)
18. Biz Markie – Weekend Warrior (2003)
18. Immortal Technique – Revolutionary Vol. 2 (2003)

19. Tone Loc – Cool Hand Loc (1991)
19. Foxy Brown – Ill Na Na (1996)
19. Mobb Deep – Hell on Earth (1996)
19. The Almighty RSO – Doomsday: Forever RSO (1996)
19. Talib Kweli – Quality (2002)
19. Canibus – Mic Club: The Curriculum (2002)
19. Erick Sermon – React (2002)

20. Vicious Beat Posse – Legalized Dope (1989)
20. Run DMC – Back From Hell (1990)
20. Too Short – Chase The Cat (2001)
20. Snoop Dogg – Tha Blue Carpet Treatment (2006)

21. LL Cool J – Mr. Smith (1995)
21. Group Home – Livin’ Proof (1995)
21. Goodie Mob – Soul Food (1995)
21. Coolio – Gangsta’s Paradise (1995)
21. Just-Ice – Kill the Rhythm (Like a Homicide) (1995)
21. Capone N Noreaga – The Reunion (2000)
21. Eightball & MJG – Space Age 4 Eva (2000)
21. Wu-Tang Clan – The W (2000)
21. Jay Z – Kingdome Come (2006)
21. Snoop Dogg – Blue Carpet Treatment (2006)

22. AMG – Bitch Betta Have My Money (1991)
22. Spice 1 – AmeriKKKa’s Nightmare (1994)
22. Slick Rick – Behind Bars (1994)
22. Redman – Dare Iz A Darkside (1994)
22. Lone Catalysts – Good Music (2005)
22. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
22. Statik Selektah & Action Bronson – Well-Done (2011)
22. Doomtree – No Kings (2011)

23. Snoop Doggy Dogg – Doggystyle (1993)
23. Del – No Need for Alarm (1993)
23. Q-Tip – Amplified (1999)
23. Nas – Nastradamus (1999)
23. B.E.N.N.Y. – Tana Talk 3 (2018)

24. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo – Live And Let Die (1992)
24. Pharcyde – Bizarre Ride (1992)
24. Paris – Sleeping With the Enemy (1992)
24. Redman – Doc’s Da Name 2000 (1998)
24. RZA – Bobby Digital in Stereo (1998)
24. E40 – The Ball Street Journal (2008)
24. O.C. & AG – Oasis: Together Brothers (2009)

25. Missy Elliott – This Is Not a Test! (2003)

26. D-Nice – To Tha Rescue (1991)
26. Keith Murray – Enigma (1996)
26. Kool G Rap – The Giancana Story (2002)
26. Snoop Dogg – Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Boss (2002)
26. The Roots – Phrenology (2002)
26. Busta Rhymes – It Ain’t Safe No More… (2002)

27. CunninLynguists – Dirty Acres (2007)
27. Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch – Wu-Block (2012)

28. Mic Geronimo – The Natural (1995)
28. Lyricist Lounge – Volume 2 (2000)
28. Clipse – Hell Hath No Fury (2006)

29. Mac Dre – Young Black Brotha (1993)
29. Rashad & Confidence – The Element Of Surprise (2011)

30. Rakim – The Master (1999)
30. Nas – Street’s Disciple (2004)

December hip hop releases

1. Afrika Bambaataa – Planet Rock The Album (1986)
1. Jurassic 5 – Jurassic 5 (1998)

2. Scarface – Emeritus (2008)
2. The Roots – Undun (2011)
2. Wu-Tang Clan – A Better Tomorrow (2014)

4. Brand Nubian – All For One (1990)
4. De La Soul – AOI: Bionix (2001)
4. Fat Joe – Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) (2001)
4. Ghostface Killah – The Big Doe Rehab (2007)
4. Too Short – Get Off the Stage (2007)
4. Scarface – Made (2007)

5. Memphis Bleek – The Understanding (2000)

6. Black Sheep – Non-Fiction (1994)
6. Eminem – The Slim Shady EP (1997)

7. Ice Cube – Lethal Injection (1993)
7. Domino – Domino (1993)
7. Cam’Ron – Purple Haze (2004)
7. Damu The Fudgemunk – Supply for Demand (2010)
7. Redman – Reggie (2010)

8. Salt N Pepa – Hot Cool & Vicious (1986)

9. Westside Connection – Terrorist Threats (2003)
9. EPMD – We Mean Business (2008)
9. Panacea – Thinking Back, Looking Forward (2008)
9. Common – Universal Mind Control (2008)
9. E40 – Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 1 (2014)
9. E40 – Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 2 (2014)
9. Ghostface Killah – 36 Seasons (2014)
9. J Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014)
9. PRhyme – PRhyme (2014)
9. Ab-Soul – Do What Thou Wilt (2016)
9. J. Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only (2016)

10. Hi-C – Skanless (1991)
10. Redman – Muddy Waters (1996)
10. GZA – Legend Of The Liquid Sword (2002)
10. E40 – The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 4 (2013)
10. E40 – The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 5 (2013)
10. E40 – The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 6 (2013)
10. Roc Marciano – Marci Beaucoup (2013)

11. Mobb Deep – Infamy (2001)
11. Warren G – The Return of the Regulator (2001)
11. Wu-Tang Clan – 8 Diagrams (2007)
11. Hi-Tek – Hi-Teknology³ (2007)

12. Xzibit – Restless (2000)
12. Ghostface Killah – More Fish (2006)

14. Xzibit – Weapons of Mass Destruction (2004)

15. Dr Dre – The Chronic (1992)
15. Busta Rhymes – E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front (1998)
15. Nas – Hip Hop Is Dead (2006)
15. Talib Kweli – Gravitas (2013)

16. Queen Pen – My Melody (1997)
16. Memphis Bleek – M.A.D.E. (2003)
16. Grandmaster Caz – You Need Stitches: The Tuff City Sessions 1982-1988 (2004)
16. Raekwon – The Lex Diamond Story (2003)
16. Blu & Exile – Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them (2011)

17. Nas – God’s Son (2002)
17. Reef The Lost Cause – High Life 2013 (2013)

18. EPMD – Business As Usual (1990)
18. Wu-Tang Clan – Iron Flag (2001)
18. Nas – Stillmatic (2001)
18. Lupe Fiasco – The Cool (2007)

19. Snoop Dogg – The Last Meal (2000)

20. Common – The Dreamer/The Believer (2011)

21. Willie D – Controversy (1989)
21. DMX – … And Then There Was X (1999)
21. Ghostface Killah – Apollo Kids (2011)

22. DMX – Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood (1998)

24. Run The Jewels 3 (2016)

26. K-Rino – Danger Zone (1995)

28. Jay Z – Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter (1998)

29. Mos Def – True Magic (2006)

31. Juice Soundtrack (1991)

Classic Hip Hop With No Known Exact Release Date

The Treacherous Three – The Treacherous Three (1983)
UTFO – UTFO (1985)
Lovebug Starski – House Rocker (1986)
Mantronix – The Album (1985)
Schoolly D – Schoolly D (1986)
Stetsasonic – On Fire (1986)
The Skinny Boys – Weightless (1986)
Just-Ice – Back To The Old School (1986)
Mantronix – Music Madness (1986)
Schoolly D – Saturday Night The Album (1987)
KAOS – Court’s In Session (1987)
Just-Ice – Kool & Deadly (1987)
UTFO – Lethal (1987)
T La Rock – Lyrical King (1987)
MC Shy D – Got to Be Tough (1987)
Skinny Boys – Skinny & Proud (1987)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – On The Strength (1988)
Cold Crush Brothers – Troopers (1988)
Masters Of Ceremony – Dynamite (1988)
Chubb Rock – Chubb Rock (1988)
Cash Money & Marvellous – Where’s The Party At? (1988)
Superlover Cee & Casanova Rud – Girls I Got Em Locked (1988)
Tuff Crew – Danger Zone (1988)
JVC Force – Doin’ Damage (1988)
The 7A3 – Coolin’ In Cali (1988)
Rhyme Syndicate – Comin’ Through (1988)
Sweet Tee – It’s Tee Time (1988)
Stetsasonic – In Full Gear (1988)
Lakim Shabazz – Pure Righteousness (1988)
Busy Bee – Running Thangs (1988)
Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five – Piano (1988)
Schoolly D – Am I Black Enough For You? (1988)
Stezo – Crazy Noise (1989)
Three Times Dope – Original Stylin’ (1989)
Rodney O & Joe Cooley – Me And Joe (1989)
The New Style (Naughty By Nature) – Independent Leaders (1989)
Tuff Crew – Back To Wreck Shop (1989)
King Sun – XL (1989)
Chubb Rock – And The Winner Is… (1989)
The Jaz – Word To The Jaz – (1989)
Black Rock & Ron – Stop The World (1989)
Just-Ice – The Desolate One (1989)
Low Profile – We’re In This Together (1989)
DJ Chuck Chill Out & Kool Chip – Masters Of The Rhythm (1989)
The Jaz – To Your Soul (1989)
Kings Of Pressure – Slang Teacher (1989)
Nice And Smooth – Nice And Smooth (1989)
King Sun – Righteous But Ruthless (1989)
Rodney O & Joe Cooley – Three The Hard Way (1990)
Just-Ice – Masterpiece (1990)
Downtown Science – Downtown Science (1991)
Hijack – The Horns Of Jericho (1991)
Godfather Don – Hazardous (1991)
Grandmaster Caz – The Grandest Of Them All (1992)
Hardknocks – School Of Hardknocks (1992)

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