Top 20 Hip-Hop Albums of All Time: No. 19
Make no mistake, Outkast’s follow-up to ‘Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik’ was different. As Big Rube felt compelled to dispel the myth that ‘Southern…’ championed pimpin’ hoes and slamming Cadillac doors, ‘ATLiens’ left little doubt the Atlanta duo was much deeper than their debut seemed to let on. ‘Liens isn’t known for individual tracks but as a must-have for hazy dorm-room sessions, late-night haunts in tinted Caddys and all smoky stops in between.