Double Up: The Best Sequel Rap Albums

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A lot of rappers are scared to replicate their original classic album because of the pressure that comes along with it. Honestly, it’s really intimidating. With high hopes placed on the artist after crafting a seamless album, to duplicate it is damn near impossible. Only a few have done it. See which top-tier artists were able to help us relive those nostalgic moments all over again.

Lil’ Wayne performs at Foxtail Pool at SLS Las Vegas on September 6, 2015

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Check Out the Best Rap Album Sequels of All-Time


Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2 

Original – The Marshall Mathers LP

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Eminem’s 2000 project The Marshall Mathers LP was immaculate. His sequel effort had some remnants of the old Em, but wasn’t quite the same feel nearly 15 years later. Still, this album was fire.

Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liquor 2 

Original – Food & Liquor 

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Lupe’s verbosity and complex rhyme scheme drew listeners in instantly, especially on his debut album Food & Liquor. His attempt at cracking the code once again on Food & Liquor 2 was successful as he delivered some soul-quenching tunes.

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