Paid in Full

Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1987 Ratings: #9 / 91
User Score
Based on 169 ratings
1987 Ratings: #25
Liked by 3 people
July 7, 1987 / Release Date
LP / Format
4th & B'Way, Island / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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this is one of the most boring albums i think i’ve ever sat through
Most 80s rap sucks but this shit slaps
Look: I’m all for unpopular opinions and expressing something that’s more controversial and uncommon. I’m not a fan of 80s rap, particularly because most of the production can be dated and hasn’t really found its footing until the 90s. 80s rap was really the appetizer (not a good one) for the golden decade of Hip-Hop. There’s overrated albums from 80s in rap, and this album, Paid In Full, is the most overrated rap album of all time for me. Now, let me ... read more
Make em, make em clap to this.

Those water samples on “Chinese Arithmetic” lmao.

Cla ssic.

FAV: I Ain’t No Joke , I Know You Got Soul, Paid In Full & Eric B. Is President

I'm sorry, but regardless of the importance, impact and influence that this album created i cant give it a high rate if i aint feeling it. This is super boring and i really dont like the sonority.
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Track List

  1. I Ain't No Joke
  2. Eric B. Is on the Cut
  3. My Melody
  4. I Know You Got Soul
  5. Move the Crowd
  6. Paid in Full
  7. As the Rhyme Goes On
  8. Chinese Arithmetic
  9. Eric B. Is President
  10. Extended Beat
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Added on: April 14, 2013