Run-D.M.C.
Raising Hell


Parent genres: Hip Hop



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 46
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 (1999) 1
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 38
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 801
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 80
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 66
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 43
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 14
Rickey Vincent (USA) - Five Star Albums from "FUNK: The MUSIC, the PEOPLE, and the RHYTHM No Order
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 123
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 65
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 38
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 166
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 40
The Source (USA) - The 100 Best Rap Albums of All Time (1998) No Order
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 9
VH1 (USA) - Ultimate Albums No Order
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Vibe (USA) - 51 Albums representing a Generation, a Sound and a Movement (2004) No Order
XXL (USA) - 40 Years of Hip-Hop: Top 5 Albums by Year (2014) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 100 Albums that Don't Appear in All Other Top 100 Album Lists (1999) 45
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The New Nation (UK) - Top 100 Albums by Black Artists 96
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 174
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 39
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 43
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 8
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Dance de Lux (Spain) - The 25 Best Hip-Hop Records (2001) 7
Javier Blánquez & Omar Morena (Spain) - Loops, a History of Electronic Music (2002) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of 1980-86 (1987) 61
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 44
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 111
Cameron Adams (Australia) - 100 Must Have Albums (2013) 11-100
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The 200 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1998) No Order
Rockstar (Italy) - The 100 Albums of the 80s (1989) 37
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 4 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 5
Kerrang (UK) - Albums of the Year 18
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 12
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 8
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 21
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 3


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