Totaling well over 10+ million records sold, September 29th marks one of of hip-hops biggest commercially successful days in totals sales of all time!
We want you, the listener of Boom 107.9, to pick and decide which album was your favorite/best album of the 5, and we will play it in its entirely this evening. You can vote in the poll below all day, The most likes, shares, comments on social media and call ins will determine the winner! We will calculate the tallies all day, and announce the winner that evening during the Al B Sylk show! Here are the nominees!
Outkast – Aquemini
Outkast always delivered when it came to albums, but Aquemini is definitely a classic in it’s own right. A follow up to ATLiens, sold over 2 million albums and was ranked #500 on the list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All-Time Ranked by Rolling Stone.
Jay Z – Vol.2…Hard Knock Life
Prior to 2013, this was Hov’s most successful album when it came to commercial success. Not only did the album go 5x platinum, it even won a Grammy for Best Rap album.
Black Star – Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
Two of hip-hop’s underground favorites, Talib & Mos finally came together and gave the fans one album, but they did not disappoint!
A Tribe Called Quest – The Love Movement
After a celebrated run as one of the best hip-hop groups of their time, Tribe finally called it quits after the release of The Love Movement, their 5th and final album.
T.I. – Paper Trail
Tip began to write songs for this album as he awaited trial for federal weapons and possession charges. Selling over 3 million copies, Paper Trail is T.I.‘s highest selling album to date and spawned monster singles like “Swagga Like Us”, “Whatever You Like”, and “Live Your Life”.