post 2000 classic shit like this, whats the best post 2000 album. Hip Hop basically died around the same time Jay Dee did. Great Albums from 2008 onwards get harder to find.
Like Water For Choc
Murderers And Robbers
The Cold Vein
Fear, Love & War
The Downfall of Ibliys: A Ghetto Opera
Come Home With Me
Special Herbs Volumes
The Lost Tapes
The Black Album
Rip the Jacker
Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
Escape From Monsta Island
The College Dropout
No Said Date
A Job Ain't Nuthin But Work
Beauty and the Beat
The Mouse and the Mask
The Further Adventures of Lord Quas
Tha Carter II
Hell Hath No Fury
Below the Heavens
^^^^Thats up till 2007. Now onwards from 2008 that I would include on my list of great (some only decent) albums -
Vol. 5: Dil Cosby Suite
Born Like This
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
Watch the Throne
...Yeah thats it, quality really drops off around 2008. But from 2000-2008, lots of my favourite ever rap game.
This list is my East coast biased disclaimer
I thought I'd be creative and ask a new question has hip hop quality died?
I thought for a while it was that I was just getting older and only like to listen to Riff Raff now but it really does look like J Dilla took him hip with him to the grave for some reason why he do that fo
A big part of the problem to me is that everyone can produce, but no one knows how to put their soul in their production so everything ends up sounding kind of the same.
I don't think anything's dying though, I think this is a slump. Still plenty of signs of real quality.
Black Hippies keeps improving and it's starting to look like they can become the next generation of greats.
Substantial just released another fantastic album.
Danny Brown's showing us there's always going to be new styles to discover.
Youngings are still coming in and showing they can compete with their elders.
Action Bronson is a one-man breathing apparatus.
And last, but not least, even if american hip hop is going down the shitter, my hometown has exploded and can more or less cover my hip hop needs nowadays even if there's just a handful of acts worth listening to.