ASK ALEX: HIP HOP (old school) … some of these artists’ best albums

Contemporary music editor Alex M writes ...

SUGARHILL GANG:

Rapper’s Delight (1979)

Sugarhill Gang (1980)

Jump On It! (1999)

GRANDMASTER FLASH/FURIOUS FIVE:

The Message (1982)

Kings of the streets :the definitive (2006)

Its Nasty(genius of Love) (1982)

KURTIS BLOW:

Blow(1980)

Deuce(1981)

Ego Trip(1984)

GRANDMASTER CAZ:

The Grandest of them all (1992)

Mid Life Crisis (2008)

GHETTO BOYS:

Making Trouble(1988)

Grip It (1989)

The Geto Boys (1990)

RUN D.M.C:

Run-DMC(1984)

King of Rock(1985)

Raising Hell(1986)

DEF JAM RECORDS BEST ALBUMS RELEASED:

Beastie Boys, licensed to ill (1986)

Slayer , Reign in Blood (1986)

Public Enemy, It takes a nation of millions to hold us back(1988)

EPMD, Business As Usual(1990)

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

Method Man, Tical (1994)

Foxy Brown,ill Na Na (1996)

DmX, Its Dark and Hell Is Hot(1998)

Slick Rick , The Art Of Storytelling (1999)

DEATH ROW RECORDS BEST ALBUMS RELEASED:

Dr Dre,The Chronic(1992)

Snoop Dogg,Doggystle (1993)

Tupac Shakur ,All Eyez on Me (1996)

J Flexx +others Death Row Greatest Hits (1996)

NWA:

Straight Outta Compton (1998)

Efil4zaggin(1991)

ICE CUBE:

Amerikka Most wanted (1990)

Death certificate(1991)

The Predator (1992)

Lethal injection (1993)

SNOOP DOG:

Doggystyle (1993)

Tha Doggfather (1996)

No Limit Top Dogg(1999)

WU TANG CLAN:

Enter the Wu Tang (36 chambers)(1993)

Raekwon, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (1995)

Ghostface Killah, Supreme Clientele(2000)

DR DRE:

The Chronic (1992)

2001(1999)

Compton (2015)

TUPAC SHAKUR:

2pacalypse Now (1991)

Strictly 4 my N.I (1993)

All Eyez on Me (1996)

R U Still Down (1997)

NOTORIOUS BIG:

Ready to Die (1994)

Life After Death(1997)

Born Again (1999)

BIG L:

The Big picture (2000)

The Danger Zone(2011)

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