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Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
91
7
reviews
2


Dizzee Rascal - Boy in da Corner
July 21, 2003
Critic Score
91
14
reviews
3


Brother Ali - Shadows on the Sun
May 2, 2003
Critic Score
90
5
reviews
4


Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher
May 6, 2003
Critic Score
89
6
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OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
86
17
reviews
6


King Geedorah - Take Me to Your Leader
June 17, 2003
Critic Score
82
5
reviews
7


Lyrics Born - Later That Day
October 7, 2003
Critic Score
82
6
reviews
8


The Neptunes - Clones
August 19, 2003
Critic Score
80
6
reviews
9


J Dilla - Ruff Draft
February 1, 2003
Critic Score
79
6
reviews
10


Buck 65 - Talking Honky Blues
March 29, 2003
Critic Score
79
8
reviews
11


The Majesticons - Beauty Party
January 27, 2003
Critic Score
78
5
reviews
12


Jay-Z - The Black Album
November 14, 2003
Critic Score
78
10
reviews
13


Aesop Rock - Bazooka Tooth
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
77
6
reviews
14


Kid Koala - Some of My Best Friends Are DJs
October 7, 2003
Critic Score
76
8
reviews
15


50 Cent - Get Rich orTryin'
February 6, 2003
Critic Score
76
10
reviews
16


Jaylib - Champion Sound
October 7, 2003
Critic Score
76
5
reviews
17


Gang Starr - The Ownerz
February 11, 2003
Critic Score
75
8
reviews
18


Missy Elliott - This Is Not a Test!
November 25, 2003
Critic Score
75
10
reviews
19


Charizma & Peanut Butter Wolf - Big Shots
November 18, 2003
Critic Score
74
5
reviews
20


Bubba Sparxxx - Deliverance
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
73
10
reviews
21


Sole - Selling Live Water
January 13, 2003
Critic Score
72
5
reviews
22


Fannypack - So Stylistic
July 1, 2003
Critic Score
71
6
reviews
23


Beans - Tomorrow Right Now
March 11, 2003
Critic Score
70
7
reviews
24


Akrobatik - Balance
May 20, 2003
Critic Score
69
5
reviews
25


Obie Trice - Cheers
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
68
7
reviews
1
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