Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Hip-Hop Anniversaries, Part III

Serving up Another Round of Hip-Hop Nostalgia


30 Year Anniversary: 

LL Cool J - Radio (1985)

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Run DMC - King of Rock (1985)

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25 Year Anniversary:

Eric B. & Rakim: Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em (1990)

 http://thesource.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/rakim.png

A Tribe Called Quest: People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (1990)

 https://sonicmoremusic.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/a-tribe-called-quest-peoples-instinctive-travels-and-the-paths-of-rhythm.jpg

Brand Nubian: One For All (1990)

http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/lyricwiki/images/1/18/Brand_Nubian_-_One_for_All.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130109122614

Digital Underground: Sex Packets (1990)

http://soulbounce.com/soul/wp-content/uploads/blog_images/digital-underground-sex-packets-cover.jpg

Masta Ace: Take a Look Around (1990)

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X-Clan: To the East, Blackwards (1990)

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Ice Cube: Amerikkka's Most Wanted (1990)

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Kid N' Play: Funhouse (1990)

http://www.amoeba.com/admin/uploads/buystuff_items/010912163823.jpg


LL Cool J: Mama Said Knock You Out (1990)

https://fanart.tv/fanart/music/a4dd0e77-83b8-4e92-89b7-effb0e47fd8c/albumcover/mama-said-knock-you-out-5130db43f1cf1.jpg

Lord Finesse: Funky Technician (1990)

http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/lyricwiki/images/e/ee/Lord_Finesse_-_Funky_Technician.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130513052220

Boogie Down Productions: Edutainment (1990)

http://cranialspasm.com/recordclub/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/boogiedownpro.jpg

Public Enemy: Fear of a Black Planet (1990)

http://thesource.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/fear-of-a-black-planet3.jpg

20 Year Anniversary:

 The Pharcyde: Labcabincalifornia (1995)

 http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LeoQZjEC9vw/UPqWngdohDI/AAAAAAAAJvY/z0rHorZpfV0/s1600/ThePharcyde-Labcabincalifornia-Front.jpg

AZ the Visualiza: Doe or Die (1995)

 http://resources.wimpmusic.com/images/5e3020fb/8d9b/4503/b578/de467754004d/1280x1280.jpg

Mobb Deep: The Infamous (1995)

 http://www.passionweiss.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/the-infamous-4f85eec7396f0.jpg

GZA: Liquid Swords (1995)

 http://waxpoetics.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/Genius_GZA_Liquid-Swords.jpg



Raekwon: Only Built for Cuban Linx (1995)

 http://static.stereogum.com/uploads/2015/07/30150209/Raekwon-Only-Built-4-Cuban-Linx.jpg

Tupac: Me Against the World (1995)

 https://consequenceofsound.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/2pac-me-against-the-world-e1427819104320.jpg

The Roots: Do You Want More ?!!!??! (1995)

 http://cdn.watchloud.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/The_Roots-Do_You_Want_More-FULL.jpg

Naughty by Nature: Poverty's Paradise (1995)

 http://respecta.net/uploads/posts/2014-05/1399905661_front3.jpg

Goodie Mob: Soul Food

 http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71TTXZhyhbL._SL1110_.jpg

Big L: Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous (1995)

 https://s3.amazonaws.com/rapgenius/1369181099_Lifestylez+Ov+Da+Poor+%2526+Dangerous+Front+001.jpg

Ol' Dirty Bastard: Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version  (1995)

 http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0131/9332/products/odb-return-to-the-36-chambers-the-dirty-version_1024x1024.jpg?v=1391626738

 The Alkaholiks: Coast II Coast  (1995)

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15 Year Anniversary:

Outkast: Stankonia (2000)

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Deltron 3030: Deltron 3030 (2000)

http://images.rapgenius.com/bf2c73d03c509afe317f36897f04cc21.1000x1000x1.jpg

The Pharcyde: Plain Rap (2000)

http://thepharcyde.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Plain-Rap.jpg

Slum Village: Fantastic Vol. 2 (2000)

http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0068/0042/products/659123042116.jpg?v=1444840844

Common: Like Water for Chocolate (2000)

http://the-toast.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/LikeWaterForChocolate2000.jpg

Ghostface Killa: Supreme Clientele (2000)

http://thesource.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Supreme-Clientele-cover.jpg
  
10 Year Anniversary:

Common: Be (2005)

 https://images.rapgenius.com/af231bd3cefe10a3d898842a54af3d3f.1000x1000x1.jpg

Little Brother: The Minstrel Show (2005)

 https://fanart.tv/fanart/music/b929c0c9-5de0-4d87-8eb9-365ad1725629/albumcover/the-minstrel-show-5142446f2d0de.jpg

Nicolay: The Dutch Masters Vol. 1* (2005)

 http://www.theforeignexchangemusic.com/store/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/h/b/hbd010_2cf_001.nj1ac7_rev_1.jpg

Fatlip: The Loneliest Punk (2005)

 http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61VHTWYXP9L.jpg

Big Pooh: Sleepers (2005)

 https://f1.bcbits.com/img/a1021536588_16.jpg

Zion I: True & Livin' (2005)

https://f1.bcbits.com/img/a2490683422_16.jpg

5 Year Anniversary:

The Roots: How I Got Over (2010)

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81LV0BKbkQL._SL1500_.jpg

Nas & Damien Marley: Distant Relatives (2010)

https://beatsboxingmayhem.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/nas-marley-distant-relatives.jpg



*Compilation

Also Check Out:

The Foreign Exchange: Authenticity (2010)

http://www.theforeignexchangemusic.com/img/discography/authenticity.jpg

J Cole: Friday Night Lights (2010)

http://www.hotnewhiphop.com/image/500x500/cover/1289635913_7020f4cadff88f233cbe9713e4dddea8.jpg/f31c92f3c588ccd897b12dad1c812a94/1289635913_j-cole-friday-night-lights.jpg



Did I leave any notable artists/albums out? Leave a comment below.