1988 - Ego Trip’s Top 25 Rap Albums

A snapshot of 1988's best loved hip hop album releases, borrowing the top 25 list from the rap nerd's bible that is Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists:

1. Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
2. NWA - Straight Outta Compton
3. Slick Rick - The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick
4. EPMD - STrictly Business
5. Boogie Down Productions - By All Means Necessary
6. Big Daddy Kane - Long Live The Kane
7. Ultramagnetic MCs - Critical Beatdown
8. Eric B. & Rakim - Follow The Leader
9. Biz Markie - Goin' Off
10. Jungle Brothers - Straight Out The Jungle
11. Eazy-E - Eazy Duz It
12. Run-DMC - Tougher Than Leather
13. MC Lyte - Lyte As A Rock
14. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - He's The Rapper, I'm The DJ
15. Marley Marl - In Control Volume 1
16. Salt N Pepa - A Salt With A Deadly Pepa
17. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo - Road To The Riches
18. Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The World's Greatest Entertainer
19. Stetsasonic - In Full Gear
20. 2 Live Crew - Move Somethin'
21. Super Love Cee & Casanova Rud - Girls I Got 'Em Locked
22. Too $hort - Life Is... Toos $hort
23. King Tee - Act A Fool
24. Kid 'N Play - 2 Hype
25. Lakim Shabazz - Pure Righteousness

 
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