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Consider this article the christening of my “Most Slept On…” series, so feel free to use this as your excuse to drink on a weeknight. This series will convey my thoughts on the most slept on albums, songs, artists, or just about anything that can be slept on, even mattresses, so learn to expect just about anything. As much as I would like to expect that everyone reading this article would understand the colloquial phrase, I acknowledge that some people are just not beefed up on their slang terms, therefore I’m here to help. The term “slept on” is akin to overlooking or ignoring something, i.e., you slept on that class your friend swore was an easy A, you know until you got a C. With that said, it’s with sheer enthusiasm that I present The Most Slept On…Album of Jay-Z’s Career.
While I’m undoubtedly enthused about the monumental year in Hip-Hop that is ahead of us, I thought I would take some time out and reminisce on the year that saw the first African American elected to our highest office; not to mention the same year that saw the world’s financial system come crashing down faster than the Patriots’ Super Bowl hopes after Tom Brady went on the injured reserve. Without further ado, here are 2008’s Hip-Hop awards.
With 2008 firmly in the rear view, Hip-Hop heads can now look to 2009 with eager anticipation because the next 365 days look to have the best album line-up, in years. With albums from Hip-Hop heavyweights Eminem, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z, fans shouldn’t be disappointed in 2009. So without further ado, here are 2009’s Most Read the Rest…