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The Best Hip Hop Albums of the 1990s

2. Wagon Christ - Throbbing Pouch

Wagon Christ - Throbbing Pouch
September 5, 1995
Critic Score
100
1 review

3. Organized Konfusion - Organized Konfusion

Organized Konfusion - Organized Konfusion
October 25, 1991
Critic Score
100
1 review

4. Souls of Mischief - 93 'til Infinity

Souls of Mischief - 93 'til Infinity
September 23, 1993
Critic Score
100
1 review

5. Freestyle Fellowship - Innercity Griots

Freestyle Fellowship - Innercity Griots
April 28, 1993
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

6. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...

DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...
November 19, 1996
Critic Score
96
8 reviews

7. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet

Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
April 10, 1990
Critic Score
95
6 reviews

9. The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die

The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die
September 13, 1994
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

10. Public Enemy - Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black

Public Enemy - Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black
October 3, 1991
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

12. Naughty By Nature - Naughty By Nature

Naughty By Nature - Naughty By Nature
September 3, 1991
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

13. Jay-Z - Reasonable Doubt

Jay-Z - Reasonable Doubt
June 25, 1996
Critic Score
94
4 reviews

14. 2Pac - Greatest Hits

2Pac - Greatest Hits
November 24, 1998
Critic Score
94
3 reviews

15. Nas - Illmatic

Nas - Illmatic
April 19, 1994
Critic Score
94
6 reviews

16. Black Sheep - A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

Black Sheep - A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
October 22, 1991
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

17. Ice-T - O.G. Original Gangster

Ice-T - O.G. Original Gangster
May 14, 1991
Critic Score
93
4 reviews

18. OutKast - Aquemini

OutKast - Aquemini
September 29, 1998
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

19. A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory

A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory
September 24, 1991
Critic Score
92
3 reviews

20. Ice Cube - Death Certificate

Ice Cube - Death Certificate
October 29, 1991
Critic Score
92
4 reviews

21. Mos Def - Black on Both Sides

Mos Def - Black on Both Sides
October 12, 1999
Critic Score
92
6 reviews

22. Mobb Deep - The Infamous

Mobb Deep - The Infamous
April 25, 1995
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

23. Redman - Whut? Thee Album

Redman - Whut? Thee Album
September 22, 1992
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

25. Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus

Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus
July 28, 1997
Critic Score
90
4 reviews
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