Monday, March 23, 2009

Rhymes: Greatest Albums of All Time (Nominations)

I have decided to compile a list of my favorite albums of all time, key word being favorite.
The criteria:
- Must be an official release (No mixtapes, bootlegs, advances, etc)
- Must be a full length album (No EPs or Compilations)
- Must have the entire album on my iTunes
- Must rate atleast a 4.5/5 total.

There are 93 albums on my iTunes that match this criteria, within the next few days I will narrow down to 50, then post 50-21 in order, then I will write a daily short review for each album in the top 20.

Here are the Nominations:
"All-American Rejects" by The All-American Rejects
"American Gangster" by Jay-Z
"Aquemini" by OutKast
"ATLiens" by OutKast
"Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell" by Meat Loaf
"Be" by Common
"The Beatles (White Album)" by The Beatles
"Below the Heavens" by Blu and Exile
"The Black Album" by Jay-Z
"Black on Both Sides" by Mos Def
"Black Star" by Mos Def and Talib Kweli
"The Blueprint" by Jay-Z
"Cassadaga" by Bright Eyes
"Cheers" by Obie Trice
"Citizen Cope" by Citizen Cope
"College Dropout" by Kanye West
"Dark Side of the Moon" by Pink Floyd
"Death is Certain" by Royce da 5'9"
"Death of Adam" by 88-Keys
"Dirty Acres" by CunninLynguists
"Disposable Arts" by Masta Ace
"The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory" by Makaveli (2Pac)
"Donuts" by J Dilla (Jay Dee)
E 1999 Eternal by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Ear Drum by Talib Kweli
The Eminem Show by Eminem
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan
The Eraser by Thom Yorke
Fantastic Vol #2 by Slum Village
Fevers and Mirrors by Bright Eyes
The Fix by Scarface
Game Theory by The Roots
Get Lifted by John Legend
God's Son by Nas
God Loves Ugly by Atmosphere
Graduation by Kanye West
Hip Hop is Dead by Nas
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning by Bright Eyes
Illmatic by Nas
In Rainbows by Radiohead
Inside In Inside Out by The Kooks
Ironman by Ghostface Killah
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
It was Written by Nas
Kid A by Radiohead
Late Registration by Kanye West
Liquid Swords by GZA
A Long Hot Summer by Masta Ace
The Low End Theory by A Tribe Called Quest
Lucy Ford by Atmosphere
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
Lupe Fiasco's Food and Liquor
Made by Scarface
The Minstrel Show by Little Brother
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill by Lauryn Hill
Misery Loves Comedy by Louis Logic and JJ Brown
OK Computer by Radiohead
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... by Raekwon
The Papercut Chronicles by Gym Class Heroes
Phrenology by The Roots
A Piece of Strange by Cunninlynguists
Plans by Death Cab for Cutie
Quality by Talib Kweli
Quality Control by Jurrassic 5
Razia's Shadow: A Musical by Forgive Durden
Ready to Die by Notorious B.I.G.
Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z
Reflection Eternal: Train of Thought by Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek
The Renaissance by Q-Tip
The Rising Tied by Fort Minor
A Rush of Blood to the Head by Coldplay
Searching for Jerry Garcia by Proof
Shadows on the Sun by Brother Ali
Songs About Girls by
Soul Food by Goodie Mob
The Love Below by Andre 3000
Stakes is High by De La Soul
Stillmatic by Nas
Third Eye Blind by Third Eye Blind
Tigermilk by Belle & Sebastion
The Undisputed Truth by Brother Ali
Vampire Weekend by Vampire Weekend
Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends by Coldplay
The Wall by Pink Floyd
When Life Gives You Lemons, Paint That Shit Gold by Atmosphere
Where You Want to Be by Taking Back Sunday
Who's Next by The Who
WhutduzFMstand4? by Pack FM
Will Rap For Food by Cunninlynguists
Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Havingby Atmosphere
808s & Heartbreak by Kanye West


  1. Fort Minor baby! i love it

  2. razia's shadow has been on non stop recently, great album.

    and yes fort minor will most likely be in my top 50 even. i keep looking for reasons to hate it, but every song is sooo good.