Rapper, Beazy is one of Nigeria’s hardest working artists, if not the most hard working. His 52 week spree of Beazy Music Monday will probably be in the record books for a long time. A feat that no one will match anytime soon.
Today we caught up with him and got a hold of his favorite hip-hop album from the yesteryears. Yep, those album that he rocked to death, and probably inspired some of the stuff we’re getting from him today.
5. Love, Peace & Nappiness – Lost Boyz
Love, Peace & Nappiness was the second album from Queens, New York Hip Hop group Lost Boyz. It featured the hit singles, Me & Crazy World & Summer Time.
4. Get Rich Or Die Trying – 50 Cent.
50’s debut album was released in 2003 under the Shady/Aftermath imprint. It was about as hard as you can get for a hip-hop album, and remains 50 cent’s best album till date. It features hits In The Club, 21 Questions, & P.I.M.P.
3. Life After Death – Notorious B.I.G
Life After Death (a double album) is the second and final studio album by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., released March 25, 1997 on Bad Boy Records. It remains a classic in hip-hop till this day, and painful reminder of the death of Biggie. It had numerous hits including Hypnotize, Mo Money Mo Problems, Sky Is The Limit & Notorious Thugs.
2. All Eyez On Me – 2pac
The Notorious BIG’s biggest rival, 2pac released his double album, All Eyez on Me (his fourth studio album) about a year before Biggie on February 13, 1996 on Death Row Records and distributed by Interscope Records. The album is frequently recognized as one of the crowning achievements of 1990s rap music and features smash hit California Love, All Eyez On Me, How Do You Want It, & Ambitious Az A Ridah.
1. It’s Dark & Hell Is Hot – DMX
It’s Dark and Hell is Hot is the debut album of American rapper DMX, released May 12, 1998 on Ruff Ryders Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings. It featured smash hits Ruff Ryder’s Anthem, Get At Me Dog & How It’s Going Down. This album cemented DMX is rap folklore and it’s not many that will ever be like him.