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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 40-21

From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.

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BadBadNotGood and Ghostface Killah: Sour Soul

Does every album have to be a classic? Minor pleasures are still pleasures, at the end of the day.

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Bei Maejor: Upside Down

Upside Down is a free mixtape with just enough high-quality music to pique your interest in the budding career of Bei Maejor

Tyler Lewis
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The Roots Picnic: 5 June 2010 - Philadelphia

The music at the Roots Picnic was loud, crisp, engaging and diverse. With the inclement weather holding off, all the elements successfully blended to create a great outing. The wide range of musicians demonstrated why the Roots are more than a crew but rather Philadelphia’s finest musical family.

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Raekwon: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2

Musically and lyrically, Raekwon has topped himself, removing the stigma of Immobilarity and The Lex Diamonds Story to drop what may be the hip-hop record of the year.

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Soulico: Exotic on the Speaker

Deftly incorporates a multitude of rhythmic structures and vocal styles that are distinctly Middle Eastern, hip-hop, or, as the case may be, both.

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Method Man and Redman: Blackout! 2

Method and Red don't recapture lightning in a bottle, but Blackout! 2 gives their patient fans a solid disc of party anthems ten years later.

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Ghostface Killah: GhostDeini the Great

The Wu-Tang Clan’s most consistent member looks back at a magical solo career on this fun yet uneven collection of hits, remixes and rarities.

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Ghostface Killah: The Big Doe Rehab

The Big Doe Rehab should come out now, as a year of solid hip-hop winds down and Ghostface asks where the culture is at.

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Ghostface Killah: More Fish

More Fishscale, more or less.

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Ghostface Killah: Fishscale

Ghostface Killah is all grown up now. And he's got some stories to tell.

Dan Nishimoto

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