Ready To Die (studio album) by The Notorious B.I.G.
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.8/100, a mean average of 79.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 19.6.
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Not flawless, but undoubtedly great gangsta rap album with many bangers and absolutely amazing beats. That said tracklist in my opinion is a little too long especially towards the end and some interludes are cringe as hell.
Whether you think BIG is one of the best rappers ever or not, that's up to you. What's fairly without argument is if you're looking at flow only, he's way out ahead. Pure silk.
Whenever I wonder what albums to put on in the car or at a hangout session with my friends, this is like the first album that comes to mind. It's a classic for a reason. The flow is unbeatable and the lyrics are good too. The production of the beats are good too. It's complex beats make this project something to come back to. This album has a lot going for it. Very little filler. You can tell Biggie put a lot of time and effort into this project.
Hip hop albums are way too long and some tightening of songs could do some good.
Dark and dramatic, Biggie's debut seems to me as genuine and passionate as his flow and attitude. The album is cohesive and powerful. Definitely worth a listen.
Big has the best cadence in hip hop. His flow is rightly praised. Nobody uses their voice as an instrument like Big does
I was not prepared for how great this was gonna be. It started off great, but the second half was even better.
Great album, but there are a few misses
Classic record!! A bit over-rated if you ask me but a very good album nonetheless.
Like many highly regarded hip-hop album, it's too long.
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