Dr. Dre
The Chronic


Parent genres: Hardcore Hip Hop, Hip Hop



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 3
Associated Press - The 10 Best Albums of the 1990s (1999) No Order
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 44
CDNOW (USA) - The 10 (+5) Essential Records of the 90s (2002) No Order
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 47
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 (1999) 1
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 58
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 66
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 93
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 104
Nude as the News (USA) - The 100 Most Compelling Albums of the 90s (1999) 71
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - The 90s Top 100 Essential Albums (1999) 11
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1990s (2003) 79
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1990s (2012) 11
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 90s (2010) 2
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 40 Most Groundbreaking Albums of All Time (2014) 1
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 138
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential Recordings of the 90s (1999) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2011) 33
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 82
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 105
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 35
Spin (USA) - Top 90 Albums of the 90s (1999) 8
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 142
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) - Top 100 Albums of the 90s (10 per Year) (2008) 6
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Vibe (USA) - 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Vibe (USA) - 150 Albums That Define the Vibe Era (1992-2007) 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
DJ Magazine (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Dance Albums Since 1991 (2006) 23
FACT (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) 50
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Mixmag (UK) - The 100 Best Dance Albums of All Time (1996) 28
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 231
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) No Order
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 1990-1999 (2013) 74
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - 90 Albums of the 90s (1999) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Select (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 90s (1996) 79
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The New Nation (UK) - Top 100 Albums by Black Artists 18
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 68
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (2010) 39
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 365
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (2009) 36
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 253
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - The 100 Best Albums 1986-1996 (1996) 74
MUZIQ (France) - 200 Records for a Dream Collection (2007) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Technikart (France) - 50 Albums from the Last 10 Years (1997) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Dance de Lux (Spain) - The 25 Best Hip-Hop Records (2001) 8
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 150 Best Albums from the 90s (2000) 90
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 185
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 152
In The Mix (Australia) - Top 50 Dance Albums of the 2000s (2010) 16
Juice (Australia) - The 100 (+34) Greatest Albums of the 90s (1999) 15
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 97
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) 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 C+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 8
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" (1991-1997) 4 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
Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll - Albums of the Year 21
LA Times (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 6
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 4
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Pop (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 11
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 43
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 38
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 11


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