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Prince - Dirty Mind
80
Non

Stop

FUNK

One can never deny his unceasing knack for groove and this is arguably his best showcase of it, even if I do think he'd improve in many other areas going forward. Still a really great album.

Torn between 80 and 90. Admittedly Sister making me... uncomfortable to say the least is reason why I'm leaning more towards the former.

Tha God Fahim - After Every Dark Day Comes Sunshine
60
Sometimes this works quite well, especially regarding the production (basic loops for the most part sure, but most of them sound great), but other times he comes off really amateur as a rapper. It's hard to pinpoint exactly why. Maybe it's his flow? For the first couple of tracks he does sound rather awkward, but on songs like the title track he fits perfectly. His delivery? It is incredibly one note, but he's far from the first rapper to sound that way. Lyrically he's good and occasionally ... read more
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Ire Works
80
Edit: Actually make Acting As a Particle and Nong Eye Gong one song and it makes perfect sense. Don't know why they were separated when the former is brilliant build up to the latter and would flow even more nicely as one cohesive whole.

2nd Dillinger album

It's great but I do think it meanders a bit in a few places, particularly from tracks 4-6. However, when it hits it hits JUST as hard as One of Us Is the Killer. Special mention goes to the insane last leg beginning with the masterful Milk ... read more

Cordae - Two Tens
NR
It's good but RNP was lightning in a bottle that I knew they couldn't replicate.
Oddisee - To What End
70
The ever consistent Oddisee returns with, well, what else? Another really damn solid album.

His longest and in some ways most personal to date. As a result there are definitely songs that are stronger than others in terms of production and hooks, but what never diminishes is his abilities as a lyricist. Always conscious, down to earth yet philosophical, and with rhyme density that few are gonna match any year he decides to drop.

If he would've trimmed this down to the usual number of tracks ... read more

Shoutbox

6mo
Whenever you get the chance, start from the very beginning with his stuff before K.I.D.S. You will be rewarded in your journey of his music lol
7mo
Aye man, you should check out Mac’s discography pre-TDF. He has some gems throughout his entire catalog
10mo
Thanks for the follow, appreciate it. You have super solid taste!
1y
Hello! I hope you're having a great christmas if you celebrate it ❤️! I just made a top 25 list of albums of the year and if you're interest you can check it out here: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/gersonaoty/list/61814/top-25-albums-of-2021/
1y
Thanks for following!!!!
3y
Hey, which one of your 100's do you enjoy the most?

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Just your average music lover. Favorites include Tool, Smashing Pumpkins, Lupe Fiasco, Ab-Soul, etc. Decided to simplify my rating system, but know that some 7s are stronger than others, some 8s are better than others, etc.

100 - Masterpiece
90 - Fantastic
80 - Great
70 - Good
60 - Decent/Above Average
50 - Average/acceptable/Mixed Bag
40 - Below Average/disappointing/eh
30 - Bad
20 - Terrible
10 - Wretched/Abysmal
0 - Pray we don't get here

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
163

80-89
 
292

70-79
 
301

60-69
 
138

50-59
 
64

40-49
 
17

30-39
 
11

20-29
 
4

10-19
 
2

0-9
 
1

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A ranking of the 4 studio albums from one of my favorite rappers of all time. When I get around to his 2 mixtapes, I may include them as well. From what I've heard they're pretty solid.
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