1. Common - Be
2. Zion I - True & Livin'
3. Kanye West - Late Registration
4. Gorillaz - Demon Days*
5. The Game - The Documentary
6. Danger Doom - The Mouse and the Mask
7. Think Differently Music - Wu-Tang Meets the Indie Culture
8. Atmosphere - You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having
9. Edan - Beauty and the Beat
10. AZ - A.W.O.L.
11. Cage - Hell's Winter
12. Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley - Welcome to Jamrock**
13. Talib Kweli - Right About Now (The Official Sucka Free Mix CD)
14. Beanie Sigel - The B.Coming
15. Proof - Searchin' for Jerry Garcia
16. Little Brother - The Minstrel Show
17. One Be Lo - S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.
18. Felt - A Tribute to Lisa Bonet
19. Quasimoto - The Further Adventures of Lord Quas
20. Black Market Militia - Black Market Militia
*With production by Danger Mouse and contributions by MF DOOM & De La Soul, I'd say this is a proper hip hop-ish album. Worthy of placement on this list. (Plus I played it at least 40 times - no exaggeration!)
**Even though it's reggae, I consider this a hip hop album as well.