The Best Hip-Hop Music of the 2000s

The 2000s represents a special moment in the hearts of many hip-hop fans. It brought hip-hop to the forefront of popular music. That era also produced many memorable moments that rap fans clutch to till this day. In fact, some researchers have argued that hip-hop's impact and influence, particularly in the 2000s, was greater than Beatlemania

So, let's take a stroll through time and reflect on the very best of 2000s hip-hop. Like the theme music to a good movie, these songs underscored a unique decade in hip-hop. Ladies and Gentlemen, grab your iPods! Cue the time machine! Let's rewind the oughts and explore the best of the 2000s.

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100 Best Rap Songs of the 2000s

These songs embody the spirit of the 2000s. Ladies and Gentlemen, grab your iPods, rev up your DeLorean. It’s time to take a trip down memory lane and explore the 100 Best Rap Songs of the 2000s.

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100 Best Rap Albums of the 2000s

Scarface - The Fix. © Def Jam

You'll rediscover some old favorites. You'll run into a few unfamiliar faces. At the end of the day, you'll walk away feeling wistfully nostalgic. Here are the 100 Greatest Rap Albums of the 2000s.

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50 Best Summer Rap Songs of the 2000s

The 2000s a fair amount of warm weather tunes. From Common to Nas, here are the 50 Best Summer Rap Songs of the 2000s.

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Review: The Marshall Mathers LP

The Marshall Mathers LP is one of the best hip-hop albums of the 2000s. See my in-depth review of the album and why I consider it an underrated classic.