Metacritic Aggregate: 2021 Old Music: Hip-Hop

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Some breakdowns by genre:


  1. J Dilla: Welcome 2 Detroit [20th Anniversary Edition] (2001, BBE -2CD) {9}: YW_r:3; bc_r:+, ws_r:15 -- TH:***
  2. Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap (Smithsonian -9CD) {7}: PO_r:21+, YW_r:1
  3. Fire in Little Africa (Motown) {6}: PO:30+, vce:7 -- TH:***
  4. Snoop Dogg: Snoop Dogg Presents Algorithm (Def Jam) {4}: I:20; am_h:+, p106:7
  5. Eyedea: Thirty Nine Lines (Crushkill -20) {2}: -- TH:**
  6. Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album () {2}: WG:46; stu:18
  7. Dome of Doom: Decade of Doom (Dome of Doom) {1}: bc_b:+