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This top 100 is based on our personal preferences; and just a little bit on the impact these albums had on Hip Hop’s culture and history. Since these are our personal preferences, this list may not reflect what YOU think or what popular / general opinion might dictate. So feel free to discuss, but don’t hate – respect our and other people’s opinions.

Do you think albums are missing from this top 100 or should not have been included? That we ranked some too high or too low? Hit us with your opinion & your top 10 in the comments!

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Enjo the full stream of Devin The Dude’s new album One For The Road.

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Gold Chain Music is proud to present the new single by Planet Asia, “Diamonds, Dollars, and Gold”, which comes off his latest EP fully produced by DirtyDiggs, “High End Cloths”, available now on iTunes.

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The Producer/Rapper Duo Known As Dynamic Equilibrium consists of Rapper Alpha Memphis (Queens) of the Genius Sounds Family X Dope League & Producer Machia (Brooklyn). Track The Renaissance comes from their EP Post-Crack Era, available for stream here.

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On Saturday sept 21st, Sway and King Tech invited a few of their musician friends, some new talented M.Cs, along with a few vets to rock the mics of the Wake Up Show..
The result was Wake UP Show Un-Plugged. The Musicians had never met , rehearsed or practice together. Everything was done On The Fly.

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Keeping with the minimalist aesthetic of his debut album MNIMN, Pusha T delivers a politically packed new music video for “Pain” ft. Future. Video footage of police brutality, civil rights demonstrations, and Trayvon Martin’s fateful trip to a convenience store are mixed in with the black and white visuals.

Via MA.

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Smif N Wessun have always had deep ties to the reggae culture, dating back to one of their first hits, “Sound Bwoy Bureill.” The duo have now completed a 6-song, reggae-inspired EP, entitled ‘Born and Raised.’ The project, due out Dec. 3rd, is entirely produced by Beatnick & K-Salaam. ‘Born and Raised’ features Junior Reid, Jr. Kelly and Jahdan, and will be available at all digital-retail outlets.

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This coming Tuesday, October 15th, Black Milk will release No Poison No Paradise, his first full-length solo album since the 2010 release of Album Of The Year. Now partnering with Pitchfork, Black Milk offers his fans an advance listen of the album. Stream here.

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Produced by Glenn Gretzky.

Via EDV.

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Scarface, Willie D & Bushwick Bill aka the Geto Boys talk politics, Southern Hip-Hop and perform their classics live at Blackbird Ordinary in Miami, Fl. Part of the Crazy Hood 20th Anniversary Events Series.

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