The Roots
Phrenology


Parent genres: Hip Hop



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 61
Creative Loafing (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 55.5
GQ (USA) - The 40 Best Albums of the 21st Century (2003) No Order
HARP (USA) - The 50 Most Essential Albums Since 2001 (2006) 49
Kitsap Sun (USA) - The Top 101 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 13
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 144
Michigan Daily (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the New Millennium (2004) 37
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 (+50) Albums of the 2000s (2012) 2
Rhapsody (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 86
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Slant (USA) - Top 250 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 231
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Sounds (Germany) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 23
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 436
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Jazz Magazine (France) - 50 Years of Black Music (2013) No Order
In The Mix (Australia) - Top 30 Dance Albums of the 1990s (2010) 22
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4.5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 7
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 87
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
Blender (USA) - Albums of the Year 46
CultureDose (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Eonline (USA) - Albums of the Year 13
Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll - Albums of the Year 20
Hybrid (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
LA Times (USA) - Albums of the Year 6
Neumu (USA) - Albums of the Year 22
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 16
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Washington City Paper (USA) - Albums of the Year 9
rapabout.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
woxy.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 47
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year 19
Aftenposten (Norway) - Albums of the Year 19
Intro (Germany) - Albums of the Year 87
BigO (Singapore) - Albums of the Year 9
Musica (Italy) - Albums of the Year 12


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