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All Music Guide Info and Review

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 (1999) 4
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 500 Best Albums Since 1965 381
Rickey Vincent (USA) - Five Star Albums from "FUNK: The MUSIC, the PEOPLE, and the RHYTHM No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 453
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) Next stop
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Dance de Lux (Spain) - The 25 Best Hip-Hop Records (2001) 11
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 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) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1993-1997) 2 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
End of Year Lists
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 50
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 8


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2Pac
Me Against the World
1995
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Boogie Down Productions
By All Means Necessary
1988
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Eric B. & Rakim
Paid in Full
1987
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Gang Starr
Step in the Arena
1990
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Ice Cube
Death Certificate
1991
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Jungle Brothers
Done by the Forces of Nature
1989
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Jungle Brothers
Straight out the Jungle
1988
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Ol' Dirty Bastard
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
1995
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Slick Rick
The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
1988
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Ultramagnetic MCs
Critical Beatdown
1988
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