20 Of The Best Hip-Hop Albums Turning 10 In 2019
28 February 2019, 17:39
Featuring some of the biggest Hip-Hop moguls in the game such as Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and many more...
We are taking it back to ten years ago, when hip-hop music thrived and had a blast ! The biggest Hip-Hop moguls in the game released some of their biggest albums in 2009. From Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and Eminem to Hurricane Chris and Cam'ron, we got you covered !
We have some artist who are well established within the music game, some artists who didn't release music after 2009, and some artists who are still popping now.
Take a look at 20 Of The Best Hip-Hop Albums Turning 10 In 2019...
Snoop Dogg - Malice 'N Wonderland
"Malice n Wonderland" is the tenth studio album by American rapper Snoop Dogg; it was released on December 8, 2009. The album features singles "Gangsta Luv", "That's tha Homie","I Wanna Rock" and "Pronto.
Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3
"The Blueprint 3" is the eleventh studio album by American rapper Jay-Z, released September 8, 2009.
The album had six singles including"D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)","Run This Town","Empire State of Mind", "On to the Next One","Young Forever" and "A Star Is Born".
Rick Ross - Deeper Than Rap
"Deeper Than Rap" is the third studio album by Mississippi rapper Rick Ross. It was released on April 21, 2009, by his record label Maybach Music Group and distributed by Def Jam Recordings.
The album was supported three singles: "Magnificent" featuring John Legend, "Maybach Music 2" featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain, and "All I Really Want" featuring The-Dream; alongside the promotional single "Mafia Music".
Eminem - Relapse
"Relapse" is the sixth studio album by American rapper Eminem. The album was released on May 15, 2009. It produced four singles: "Crack a Bottle", "We Made You", "3 a.m.", and "Beautiful", as well as the promotional single: "Old Time's Sake". The album has also been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
The Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)
"The E.N.D." (an abbreviation of, and subtitled The Energy Never Dies) is the fifth studio album by American group The Black Eyed Peas. It was released on June 3, 2009.
The album featured three promotional singles, "Imma Be", "Alive" and "Meet Me Halfway", were released through the iTunes Store in the three weeks running up to the album's release.
The album gave the group their first, second, and third US number one hits with "Boom Boom Pow", "I Gotta Feeling", and "Imma Be".
The Notorious B.I.G. - Notorious (Music from and Inspired By the Original Motion Picture)
"Notorious: Music from and Inspired by the Original Motion Picture" is the official soundtrack to the 2009 biopic film Notorious based on the life and death of rapper The Notorious B.I.G.
It includes two original songs "Brooklyn Go Hard" by Jay-Z and a tribute to the rapper by Jadakiss and widow Faith Evans called "Letter to B.I.G.", as well as three unreleased demos by him and a song with Christopher "CJ" Wallace, Jr., his son.
Jadakiss - The Last Kiss
"The Last Kiss" is the third studio album by American rapper Jadakiss. The album was released on April 7, 2009. The first official single, "By My Side" featuring Ne-Yo was released on October 7, 2008 and the second single, "Can't Stop Me", which has peaked at #78 on the Billboard Hot Rap Tracks, was released on February 17, 2009.
50 Cent - Before I Self Destruct
"Before I Self Destruct" is the fifth studio album by American rapper 50 Cent, released November 9, 2009. A feature film, also titled Before I Self Destruct was also made, and is available within the album packaging.
The album spawned two singles : "Baby by Me" and "Do You Think About Me"
Fabolous - Loso's Way
"Loso's Way" is the fifth studio album by American rapper Fabolous. The album was released on July 28, 2009. The first two singles from the album were "Throw It in the Bag" featuring The-Dream and "My Time" featuring Jeremih
Two more singles were subsequently released, "Everything, Everyday, Everywhere" featuring Keri Hilson and "Money Goes, Honey Stay" featuring Jay-Z.
Gucci Mane - The State vs. Radric Davis
"The State vs. Radric Davis" is the sixth studio album by American rapper Gucci Mane. It was released on December 8, 2009. The album featured six singles: "Wasted","Spotlight","Lemonade" and "Bingo".
Flo Rida - R.O.O.T.S. (Routes of Overcoming the Struggle)
"R.O.O.T.S." (short for Route of Overcoming the Struggle) is the second studio album by American rapper Flo Rida. It was released on March 31, 2009.
"Right Round" was released as the album's lead single, and became Flo Rida's second number-one hit. Released on January 25, 2009, the song debuted at number 58 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on February 18, 2009.
Timbaland - Shock Value II
"Shock Value II" is the third studio album by American record producer and rapper Timbaland. The album spawned four singles :"Morning After Dark","Say Something","Carry Out" and "If We Ever Meet Again".
Fat Joe - J.O.S.E. 2 (Jealous Ones Still Envy 2)
"Jealous Ones Still Envy 2"(J.O.S.E. 2) is the ninth solo studio album by American rapper Fat Joe, and is a sequel to his platinum-selling album Jealous Ones Still Envy (2001).
"Jealous Ones Still Envy 2" debuted at number 73 on the Billboard 200 and spawned two singles: "One" and "Aloha".
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes - Eye Legacy
"Eye Legacy" is the only posthumous release by Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. The album is an album of unreleased songs or songs featured on Supernova, remixed to feature new production as well as new guest singers and rappers.
Joe Budden - Padded Room
"Padded Room" is the fourth studio album by Joe Budden, released February 24, 2009. Padded Room debuted at #42 on the US Billboard 200 chart and #2 on the Top Independent Albums chart, with 13,451 copies sold in the first week of release.
Birdman - Pricele$$
Priceless (stylized as Pricele$$) is the fourth studio album by American rapper Birdman.
The album was released on November 23, 2009. The album spawned four singles including: "Always Strapped","Written on Her","Southside","Money to Blow" and "4 My Town (Play Ball)"
Kid Cudi - Man On the Moon: The End of Day
"Man on the Moon: The End of Day" is the debut studio album by American rapper Kid Cudi. It was released on September 15, 2009.
The album spawned three singles—"Day 'n' Nite", "Make Her Say" and "Pursuit of Happiness"—that attained chart success, the former of which became a US Platinum-certified hit single.
Wale - Attention Deficit
"Attention Deficit" is the debut studio album by American rapper Wale; it was released on November 10, 2009. The album's lead single "Chillin" featuring Lady Gaga, was released on April 14, 2009.
The album's second single "World Tour" featuring Jazmine Sullivan. The album's third single "Pretty Girls" featuring Gucci Mane and Weensey (of Backyard Band), was released on October 6, 2009.
Cam 'ron - Crime Pays
"Crime Pays" is the sixth studio album by Harlem rapper Cam'ron. The album was released on May 12, 2009. The album featured three singles: "My Job","Get It in Ohio" and "Cookies-n-Apple Juice".
Hurricane Chris - Unleashed
Unleashed is the second studio album by American rapper Hurricane Chris. It was released on December 21, 2009. The album was supported by two singles: "Halle Berry (She's Fine)" featuring Superstarr, and "Headboard" featuring Mario and Plies, which both of these singles did not have success on the music charts.