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View Poll Results: Illmatic vs. Liquid Swords
Liquid Swords is better lyrically than Illmatic 57 58.76%
Illmatic is better lyrically than Liquid Swords 29 29.90%
Liquid Swords' production is better than Illmatic's 58 59.79%
Illmatic's production is better than Liquid Swords' 31 31.96%
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:41 AM   #31
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Old 07-07-2007, 08:00 AM   #32
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yo ill devil, dope sig^
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Old 07-07-2007, 08:22 AM   #33
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I don't think 'Illmatic' even comes close to comparing to 'Liquid Swords'. Nor do I think it comes close to comparing with '36 Chambers', 'Forever', 'Cuban Linx', or 'Ironman'.

There are pretty much hundreds of hip hop albums from that era that sound the same as 'Illmatic', but can you say the same about those early Wu albums? No, you can't.

'Illmatic' is the most overrated hip hop album of all time imo, and in fact probably one of the most overrated albums in any genre. I don't give a shit if every hip hop fan in the world spends a whole day trying to convince me that 'Illmatic' is a remarkable, insanely good album. At the end of the day I'm still gonna hold the opinion that it is nothing more than a very good album.
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Old 07-07-2007, 08:36 AM   #34
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shaolin assassin puts up a decent argument-
however, about the guest spot issue-

priest on 'b.i.b.l.e' grandsonz az

rza killed it on the joint when he said
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ninjaz scalin your building
no time to grab your gun they a'ready got your wife and children-

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Old 07-07-2007, 08:37 AM   #35
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nah, Illmatic ain't overrated...it is what it is...but LS is better, plain and simple
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Old 07-07-2007, 09:10 AM   #36
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Killah hills 10304 alone is better than Illmatic.
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"picture blood baths and elevator shafts
like these murderous rhymes tight from genuine craft"

nuff said.

that entire verse shits all over illmatic.
lol plz think about what ur saying "shits all over illmatic"

are u fuken stupid .


let me ask u again are u fuken stupid
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Old 07-07-2007, 02:01 PM   #39
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Yo imo Illmatic is incredibly overrated! I think tha beats are almost all wack!
My rating of Illmatic would be 10/10 lyricly 6/10 production = 8/10 overall.
Liquid Swords would go more like 11/10 lyricly 12/10 production = 3rd greatest hip hop album ever!(IMO) Behind only Wu Tang Forever + OB4CL.
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liquid by far you know why cuz is like a cinematographic album with all the kung fu skit adding to already great lyrics and beats is a well thought album classic and uniquely put together

nas is classic no doubt but to me is something that someone with good lyrics can do if he got the right producers on the other hand liquid swordz is something that only rza and gza can reproduce
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Old 07-07-2007, 03:00 PM   #41
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This shouldn't be a competitive matter.
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Yo imo Illmatic is incredibly overrated! I think tha beats are almost all wack!
My rating of Illmatic would be 10/10 lyricly 6/10 production = 8/10 overall.
Liquid Swords would go more like 11/10 lyricly 12/10 production = 3rd greatest hip hop album ever!(IMO) Behind only Wu Tang Forever + OB4CL.
What?? the beats are the best part of the album thats why i liked it.
oh man i hate this forum
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Old 07-07-2007, 03:10 PM   #43
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These things are almost pointless to post in a wutang board, but yo I am going with Liquid Swords all day... I am in a great mood today...some great Wu-tang news on the Wu-tang chamber forum.
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Old 07-07-2007, 03:29 PM   #44
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ILLMATIC! so much better. Gza to me is kinda boring.
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also, the beats on illmatic are off the wall ERIC i dont know what ur smokin
I liked tha beats on It Was Written, and I Am better than Illmatic. I don't know man. People tell me i'm crazy for it all the time. But every time i listen 2 it. I skip through just about every track. Them beats is just wack!
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