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Music Spotlight Tuesday: 10 Boom Bap Hip-Hop Albums You Must Download- And They Are Free!!!

Boom bap is that original hip-hop sound: grimy snares, gritty kicks, heavy use of samples, break beats, turntable- spinning, and lyric-centric rap music.

It is hip-hop in its original state. No 808's, synthesizers, or sonically-modified sounds, just pure hip-hop. No disrespect to those who use the 808's and synths (I use them in my own productions and definitely appreciate their contributions to the genre), but there is nothing like that classic hip-hop sound.

If you like that classic sound and love Christ-glorifying rhymes, then this list is just for you! You must download these albums because: 1. I do not know how long the artists will continue to have them posted 2. They are free. So, no excuses.

I hope these albums enrich your walk with Christ. My life has certainly been blessed by the lyrics of these emcees representing the LORD with their talent, while also staying true to the art form of hip-hop.

They are listed in alphabetical order and not by favorites (nor their number of plays on my iPod).

Enjoy!




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