The Texas 30: Texas' 10 Best Rap Albums
Lil Keke is the mouthy, mouthy king of synonyms, and maybe the most sampled-from artist in Texas. (His voice was crafted to be slowed down.) Don't Mess Wit Texas's overall greatness has always been usurped by the unbeatable hit "Southside."
6. Devin the Dude, Just Tryin' Ta Live (2002)
Genius described as aw-shucks, Devin slips into the Top 10 as nonchalantly and effortlessly as he exists in the universe. No rapper has ever slinked around the cosmos with more unhurried grace.
5. Willie D, Controversy (1989)
The template for the hard-dragging, confrontational rap albums that followed.