Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

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Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby Honorio » Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:44 pm

Time for the first album outside the official list.



A Tribe Called Quest's "The Low End Theory" (1991)

Tracklisting:
01 | Excursions
02 | Buggin' Out
03 | Rap Promoter
04 | Butter
05 | Verses from the Abstract
06 | Show Business
07 | Vibes and Stuff
08 | The Infamous Date Rape
09 | Check the Rhime
10 | Everything Is Fair
11 | Jazz (We've Got)
12 | Skypager
13 | What?
14 | Scenario

Next week we will have the second album outside the official list, Kanye's debut.

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Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby EmilienDelRey » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:35 pm

11 | Jazz (We've Got)
07 | Vibes and Stuff
05 | Verses from the Abstract
14 | Scenario
09 | Check the Rhime
04 | Butter
08 | The Infamous Date Rape
01 | Excursions
02 | Buggin' Out
13 | What?
10 | Everything Is Fair
06 | Show Business
12 | Skypager
03 | Rap Promoter

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Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby bootsy » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:18 am

11 | Jazz (We've Got)
14 | Scenario
09 | Check the Rhime
02 | Buggin' Out
01 | Excursions
04 | Butter
05 | Verses from the Abstract
06 | Show Business
07 | Vibes and Stuff
13 | What?
08 | The Infamous Date Rape
10 | Everything Is Fair
03 | Rap Promoter
12 | Skypager
This was really tough for me as there isn't a bad song on this album IMO.

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Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby prosecutorgodot » Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:19 am

This was really tough. The rankings are pretty interchangeable. Everyday rhymes based in the philosophy of the "low end" (bass) is how I would describe this album.

09 | Check the Rhime
01 | Excursions
06 | Show Business
05 | Verses from the Abstract
04 | Butter
14 | Scenario
13 | What?
11 | Jazz (We've Got)
02 | Buggin' Out
10 | Everything Is Fair
07 | Vibes and Stuff
03 | Rap Promoter
08 | The Infamous Date Rape
12 | Skypager

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Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby ordinaryperson » Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:38 pm

"Here we go, yo, here we go, yo, so what, so what, so what's the scenario?"

01 | Scenario
02 | Buggin’ Out
03 | Excursions
04 | Check the Rhime
05 | Everything is Fair
06 | Show Business
07 | Jazz (We’ve Got)
08 | What?
09 | The Infamous Date Rape
10 | Verses from the Abstract
11 | Rap Promoter
12 | Vibes and Stuff
13 | Butter
14 | Skypager
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Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby jamieW » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:07 pm

As others have said, a difficult album to rank since it's so consistently good, smoothly flowing from one track to the next...

14 | Scenario*
11 | Jazz (We've Got)*
01 | Excursions
09 | Check the Rhime
04 | Butter
03 | Rap Promoter
06 | Show Business
10 | Everything Is Fair
05 | Verses from the Abstract
07 | Vibes and Stuff
02 | Buggin' Out
08 | The Infamous Date Rape
12 | Skypager
13 | What?

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.92 (Good)

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Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby Honorio » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:06 am

Results after the first week of voting:

01 | Scenario | 2,8 points
02 | Check the Rhime | 3,4 points
03 | Jazz (We've Got) | 3,8 points
04 | Excursions | 4,2 points
05 | Verses from the Abstract | 6,6 points
06 | Buggin' Out | 7,0 points
07 | Butter | 7,0 points
08 | Show Business | 7,2 points
09 | Vibes and Stuff | 8,8 points
10 | Everything Is Fair | 9,2 points
11 | What? | 9,8 points
12 | The Infamous Date Rape | 10,4 points
13 | Rap Promoter | 11,2 points
14 | Skypager | 13,6 points

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Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Postby Nassim » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:52 pm

Oops, forgot the deadline.
Not going to change the top 2 anyway ;)

14 | Scenario
09 | Check the Rhime
02 | Buggin' Out
10 | Everything Is Fair
11 | Jazz (We've Got)
04 | Butter
01 | Excursions
13 | What?
07 | Vibes and Stuff
06 | Show Business
08 | The Infamous Date Rape
05 | Verses from the Abstract
03 | Rap Promoter
12 | Skypager


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