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Top 20 Underground Rap/Hip-hop Albums Of 2007
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rap/hip-hop top 10Our Top 20 picks for 2007's underground rap/hip-hop releases include stuff from 9th Wonder, Jean Grae, El-P, Busdriver, Snowgoons and more.
 
 
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 1.
9th Wonder - The Dream Merchant 2- Hip-hop fans are eating up the latest release from the acclaimed underground beat-crafter.
 2. 
Jean Grae - The Orchestral Files - The sensational underground emcee drops this compilation of previously unreleased material while fans eagerly await the promised 9th Wonder-produced Jeanius and Phoenix. 
 3. 
Blu & Exile - Below the Heavens- Fans of Lupe Fiasco should like this brand of intelligent, entertaining, and downright good, hip-hop music. *
 4.
K-Os - Atlantis: Hymns for Disco - The antithesis of Nas' Hip-hop Is Dead, doesn't wallow in rhetorical muck, it just gets down to the business of upping the creative ante.
 5. 
Hi-Tek - Hi-Teknology 3 - Not as strong as the first two installments, this 3rd Hi-Teknology features his signature sonic prowess and great guests. 
 6.
Little Brother - Getback- The acclaimed hip-hop duo's third studio set has been leaked by member Phonte and follows-up The Minstrel Show.
 7.
Cunninlynguists - Dirty Acres - Gorgeous hip-hop emits from this remarkable duo playing host to guests such as Big Rube, Devin The Dude, Phonte and more. *
 8.
Om Records - Om Hip Hop Volume One - The label known for quality electronica is making inroads with its alternative hip-hop roster.
 9.
Apathy - Hell's Lost and Found - The 2nd installment of the Demigodz frontman's It's the Bootleg, Muthaf@$kas! series includes mostly unreleased vaulted material spanning his decade in the industry, as well as 12" only songs, collaborations, freestyles and fresh remixes. *
 10.
Brick Records X: A Decade of Independence - This 27-track set celebrates the label's 10 years of high-quality underground and alternative rap from artists such as 8th Wonder, MF Doom, Mr. Lif, 7L & Esoteric and more. 
 11.
Panacea - The Scenic Route - This highly creative concept album is a welcome respite from the commercial dribble the industry vomits every month. *
 12.
Jedi Mind Tricks presents Army of the Pharaohs - Ritual of Battle - This follow-up to their 2006 debut Torture Papers features Vinnie Paz of Jedi Mind Tricks, Outerspace, Apathy, 7L & Esoteric, Celph Titled, Chief Kamachi, King Syze, Faez One, Jus Allah & more.
 13.
Median - Median's Relief - The Justus League member drops his highly anticipated debut full length. 
 14.
Madlib - Yesterday's Universe - The band's leader, Madlib, drops his favorite unreleased tracks which offer atmospheric jazzy instrumentals with a hip-hop vibe. *
 15. 
El-P - I'll Sleep When You're Dead - The music innovator teams up with Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails on "Flyentology," a track written by El-P after he experienced a near fatal plane crash. *
 16. Zion I - Street Legends - The intelligent Oakland duo drops more hip-hop science for your mind. *
 17.
dalek - Abandoned Language - The Newark-based duo present their dark, moody beats peppered with political rhymes. *
 18. Busdriver - Roadkill Overcoat - The adventurous underground artist delivers genre-bending hit. *
 19. 
Snowgoons - German Lugers - Guests on the German production team's debut include indie hip-hop greats such as Sean Price, O.C., Edo G., Living Legends, Rasco, Chief Kamachi, Last Emperor, Jus Allah, El Da Sensei, Wise Intelligent, Reef The Lost Cauze and many more. * 
 20. 
Deviants of Reality - Love, Sex and Situation - The New Jersey natives are favorites on college radio with their thought provoking style of hip-hop. *
 

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