These Are Kendrick Lamar’s 25 Favorite Albums

    Kendrick Lamar has quite the hype behind himself and his debut full-length album, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, but where did his inspiration come from? Today, Complex shared a list of K.Dot’s 25 favorite albums presented in chronological, and now we’re sharing it with all of you!


    Kendrick Lamar’s 25 Favorite Albums (Chronologically)

    1991– DJ Quik, Quik Is The Name

    1991– Ice Cube, Death Certificate

    1992– Dr. Dre, The Chronic

    1993– Snoop Dogg, Doggystyle

    1994– Notorious B.I.G., Ready to Die

    1995– 2Pac, Me Against The World

    1995– Tha Dogg Pound, Dogg Food

    1996– 2Pac, All Eyez On Me

    1996– Jay-Z, Reasonable Doubt

    1996– 2Pac, Makaveli

    1997– Notorious B.I.G., Life After Death

    1998– DMX, It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot

    1998– Lauryn Hill, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

    1998– Juvenile, 400 Degreez

    1998– DJ Quik, Rhythm-al-ism

    1999– B.G., Chopper City in the Ghetto

    1999– Hot Boys, Guerrilla Warfare

    1999– Lil Wayne, The Block Is Hot

    1999– E-40, Charlie Hustle

    1999– Kurupt, Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha

    1999– Dr. Dre, 2001

    2000– DJ Quik, Balance & Options

    2001– Nas, Stillmatic

    2002– Clipse, Lord Willin’

    2003– Jay-Z, The Black Album


    Is there anything you thought he’d add to the list that’s not there? Let us know in the comments below, and read a detailed list with Kendrick’s explanations here