MF's off-kilter rhymes, scenic skits, and soul-inspired production made this a unique set.
99 | Salt-N-Pepa - Hot Cool & Vicious
Salt 'N Pepa took the rap game by storm and grabbed the attention of both men and women with their titillating ditties.
98 | Kanye West - Late Registration
When everyone wondered if Kanye could reenact the magic of his stellar debut, his response was a resounding yes. Late Registration not only built on his previous sound palette, it packed even more lyrical punch than his debut. West was rewarded with a Grammy for his effort.
97 | Freestyle Fellowship - To Whom It May Concern
Amidst the thugged-out reign of N.W.A. and Cypress Hill, Freestyle Fellowship countered with lyrical virtuosity.
96 | Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP
An undeniable hip-hop masterpiece that reinforced Eminem's status as one of the most exciting artists of the new millennium.
95 | Too Short - Born To Mack