Eric B. & Rakim
Follow the Leader


Parent genres: Hip Hop



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 (1999) 8
The Source (USA) - The 100 Best Rap Albums of All Time (1998) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
XXL (USA) - 40 Years of Hip-Hop: Top 5 Albums by Year (2014) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
The New Nation (UK) - Top 100 Albums by Black Artists 65
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 5
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Technikart (France) - 50 Albums from the Last 10 Years (1997) No Order
Javier Blánquez & Omar Morena (Spain) - Loops, a History of Electronic Music (2002) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 48
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 301
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4.5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 9
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 7
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 Stars
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
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 12
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 29
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 14
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 9


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2Pac
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1995
Boogie Down Productions
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1988
EPMD
Strictly Business
1988
Ice Cube
Death Certificate
1991
Jungle Brothers
Done by the Forces of Nature
1989
OutKast
ATLiens
1996
Pet Shop Boys
Introspective
1988
Public Enemy
Yo! Bum Rush the Show
1987
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth
Mecca and the Soul Brother
1992
Ultramagnetic MCs
Critical Beatdown
1988


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