Any hip hop fan can point to certain albums and mixtapes that have been played to the point where the CD skipped. You know, the essentials that have been listened to for free on sites like DatPiff, for a few dollars on applications like iTunes or even illegally via platforms that no longer exist like LimeWire. Morray sharing with XXL the five best albums that led him to fall in love with hip-hop.
The first project, which is actually a mixtape, that the versatile artist mentions is the polite effort that made Drake rich, So far. Morray lets it know, “It’s probably like my all-time favorite.”
Another cutting-edge LP is one of the best sophomore albums of the modern era. “J. Cole, Born a sinner,” the 2021 XXL First-year student said surely. “It was like a wake-up call to new rap. Like, you don’t have to rap the same stuff. Like, he really came and gave some smart bars. Smart bars are still needed.
The North Carolina-born MC releases Logic’s debut album, Under pressure, with prayer hands for the third election. “The fact that he’s looking outside and having his own opinion is fire,” begins Morray. “Because I’m pretty sure he doesn’t gang bang.”
“Fourth, I would say Chris Brown, Indigo. “To add context to this choice, Morray explains that he chose to embrace the enormous Over 30 songs instead of being turned off by so many different sounds. “You can put it on and feel a vibe if you want to have sex with your wife, party with your friends, fight, dance to techno,” he explains. “You don’t know what you are going to do to Indigo. “
Last but not least, the self-proclaimed family man gives himself a shameless stopper by evoking his very first project, Street sermons, released in the first half of this year. “I did it for you,” Morray says of the effort. You heard the man. Have a little respect and go spin this around.
Peep Morray names his top five favorite hip-hop albums and mixtapes below.