90's Hip Hop Rd. 2, East: #1: Illmatic (NaS) vs. #8: Reasonable Doubt (Jay-Z)

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Which is the better album?
#1: Illmatic - NaS 315 73.09%
#8: Reasonable Doubt - Jay-Z 116 26.91%
Voters: 431. Sorry, you cannot vote on this poll (Boxden members only)

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 5 years ago '05        #61
WCIB 116 heat pts116
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The poll results are interesting.

Jay fans must still be asleep.

Don't worry. Once it gets that HT they'll show up like they did in the 8/9 matchup.
 5 years ago '04        #62
Young Hov 2 heat pts
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 Giovanni Cassa said:
HOV LOSTTT!!! Double triple entendre don't even ask me how! LMAO! No impact, no influnece!

These last few days convinced me that camel stans are the worst!!! Worse than Eminem's legion of wiggers and emo f*gs! All 3 Pac albums barely got 185 votes combined, with all the stans on here and whatnot!!! Reasonable Doubt got 171 votes and some people have the nerve to say he doesn't have stans here!!! I'd shank you mental midgets! At least I know OB4CL got votes because it's a classic album. Stannery aside OB4CL got the most votes out of all the albums presented here, so there you have it: OB4CL GREATEST RAP ALBUM OF ALL TIME!

Reasonable Doubt beat OB4CL!!! BLASPHEMOUS!!! YOU CAMELS DON'T DESERVE HIP-HOP!!!

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Jay fans, N'Sync fans. Same sh*t lol! No wonder Hov decided to capitalize on that by doing songs & tours with Justin Timberlake. And that whiny man-bi*ch from Coldplay!



I wish Eminem albums were somehow a part of these threads so his stans would battle with Jay-Z stans. You can only f!ght fire with fire lol!
you want some fries with that salt?
 5 years ago '13        #63
HipHopFactz 452 heat pts452
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Illmatic all day
 5 years ago '09        #64
RaIVIpAG3x 3 heat pts
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Both my two favorite albums, but I'm riding with RD. Everybody knows lyrically Illmatic is better. Overall, RD is better. Both albums don't have not one wack track.. what is that 25-26 tracks combined, and not one wack track ? that's how you know these albums are classics.

Like i said, i love both albums, and every song between the two but honestly 'halftime' isn't better than one song on Reasonable Doubt.

Illmatic top 3 tracks:

Memory Lane, NY State of Mind, Life's a bi*ch

Reasonable Doubt top 3 tracks:

Dead Presidents II, D'Evils, Regrets

IMO.. some of you are disrespecting hov, like he's lil wayne or some sh*t
 5 years ago '09        #65
RaIVIpAG3x 3 heat pts
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Both my two favorite albums, but I'm riding with RD. Everybody knows lyrically Illmatic is better. Overall, RD is better. Both albums don't have not one wack track.. what is that 25-26 tracks combined, and not one wack track ? that's how you know these albums are classics.

Like i said, i love both albums, and every song between the two but honestly 'halftime' isn't better than one song on Reasonable Doubt.

Illmatic top 3 tracks:

Memory Lane, NY State of Mind, Life's a bi*ch

Reasonable Doubt top 3 tracks:

Dead Presidents II, D'Evils, Regrets

IMO.. some of you are disrespecting hov, like he's lil wayne or some sh*t
 5 years ago '04        #66
silentmurder2 1 heat pts
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Let's be real, Illmatic or IWW wins the whole tournament.
 5 years ago '04        #67
silentmurder2 1 heat pts
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 RaIVIpAG3x said:
Like i said, i love both albums, and every song between the two but honestly 'halftime' isn't better than one song on Reasonable Doubt.
Halftime isn't a better track than Cashmere Thoughts?
 5 years ago '05        #68
KillaKass 1 heat pts
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to me illmatic is unique and has a much bigger impact today
 5 years ago '04        #69
silentmurder2 1 heat pts
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Wait, some how other artists have several albums involved with this tourney, but It Was Written was not included?

BIG x2, Pac x3, Common x2, Qutkast x3, Dre x2, Cube x2, ATCQ x2, Slum Village x2, Bone Thugs x2, UGK x2

mind explaining this?


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 5 years ago '12        #70
thehighchief 6 heat pts
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Imma go with Illmatic..basically Rakim on Steroids

RD is classic though
 5 years ago '12        #71
Mr Fujaveli 36 heat pts36
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 silentmurder2 said:
Wait, some how other artists have several albums involved with this tourney, but It Was Written was not included?

BIG x2, Pac x4, Common x2, Qutkast x3, Dre x2, ATCQ x2

mind explaining this?
I haven't seen the whole Bracket but whats the 4th album The God has?

7DT, MATW, AYOM, ???
 5 years ago '04        #72
silentmurder2 1 heat pts
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 Mr Fujaveli said:
I haven't seen the whole Bracket but whats the 4th album The God has?

7DT, MATW, AYOM, ???
You're right, I thought I saw Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. in there. So Pac had 3
 5 years ago '10        #73
Agentzer0oo0 215 heat pts215
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Deuces Jay.

My favorite out the two is RD tho.
 07-22-2013, 12:53 PM         #74
Vincent Vega 
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 RaIVIpAG3x said:
Both my two favorite albums, but I'm riding with RD. Everybody knows lyrically Illmatic is better. Overall, RD is better. Both albums don't have not one wack track.. what is that 25-26 tracks combined, and not one wack track ? that's how you know these albums are classics.

Like i said, i love both albums, and every song between the two but honestly 'halftime' isn't better than one song on Reasonable Doubt.

Illmatic top 3 tracks:

Memory Lane, NY State of Mind, Life's a bi*ch

Reasonable Doubt top 3 tracks:

Dead Presidents II, D'Evils, Regrets

IMO.. some of you are disrespecting hov, like he's lil wayne or some sh*t
Is that a fu*king joke about Halftime? Nas was spitting heavy on that track, his wordplay was ridiculous. You buggin
 5 years ago '07        #75
KnicksLost 17 heat pts17
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Goat album period....Dont even know how RD made it by OBCL
 5 years ago '05        #76
Nickel 118 heat pts118
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 silentmurder2 said:
Halftime isn't a better track than Cashmere Thoughts?
fu*k no
 07-22-2013, 02:15 PM         #77
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Illmatic no doubt
 5 years ago '07        #78
Root Of Evil 56 heat pts56
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seems like BX got this one wrong but we once thought the world was flat

seems like there is hope for the future

 5 years ago '05        #79
beretta357 3 heat pts
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Illmatic...................... nothing else .............. peace............







































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 5 years ago '13        #80
pierredaire 
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I'm late to these threads but it was written aint in this?
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