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Subject: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: ArcticFox on 01/24/16 at 5:32 pm

Make a list of albums that define the Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials. Boomers dominated music during the '60s and '70s, Generation X dominated music during the '80s and '90s, and Millennials dominate the '00s and '10s. Don't list albums that had a lot of huge hits but weren't big; you have to name albums that were extremely popular themselves, high sales and critical ratings. So this has to be very specific.

Boomers
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club - The Beatles (1967)

Generation X
Nevermind - Nirvana (1991)

Millennials
21 - Adele (2011)


I'm not in the mood to make a long list, I'll do that later. I just named the absolute most definitive of each generation. I'll leave the big ones to you guys.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: WebTraveller on 01/26/16 at 7:41 am

I disagree with the whole Gen - X, Y, Z thing, because I don't see how lumping people born twenty years apart into the same category makes any sense whatsoever. Was there no pop-culturaly massive in-between stage, from the late 60's to the early 90's? What about the 70's and 80's, didn't they have their own generations, or even a couple of generations within the same decade?

http://www.inthe00s.com/index.php?topic=52828.0

As for generation defining albums, for the core 80's generation, who were in their late-teens/early-twenties at the time: Rio, Thriller, Pyromania, Like A Virgin, Born In The USA, among many others.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: 2001 on 01/26/16 at 7:45 am

Millennials

Enema of the State - Blink-182 (1999)
Let Go - Avril Lavigne (2002)
American Idiot/Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day (2004)
From Under The Cork Tree - Fall Out Boy (2005)

:D

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: ArcticFox on 01/26/16 at 2:28 pm

Okay, so I did a short list of extremely popular and influential albums that were released during the Baby Boomer era (the 1960's and 1970's). Being familiar with this era the least, this was definitely the most fun one to do! Discovering new stuff gives me a high. 🙃

Iconic Baby Boomer Albums
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club - The Beatles (1967)
Meet the Beatles! - The Beatles (1964)
Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes (1964)
Aftermath - The Rolling Stones (1966)
Revolver - The Beatles (1966)
The Supremes A' Go–Go - The Supremes (1966)
How Great Thou Art - Elvis Presley (1967)
I Never Loved a Man the Way I Loved You - Aretha Franklin (1967)
Astral Weeks - Van Morrison (1968)
Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 - The Jackson 5 (1969)
ABC - The Jackson 5 (1970)
Tapestry - Carole King (1971)
Second Helping - Lynyrd Skynyrd (1974)
Songs In the Key of Life - Stevie Wonder (1976)
Boston - Boston (1976)
Saturday Night Fever - Various Artists (1977)
Toto - Toto (1978)
Bad Girls - Donna Summer (1979)
We Are Family - Sister Sledge (1979)
Discovery - Electric Light Orchestra (1979)
Gold: Greatest Hits - ABBA (1992)

And many, many more...

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: JordanK1982 on 01/26/16 at 5:31 pm


Millennials

Enema of the State - Blink-182 (1999)
Let Go - Avril Lavigne (2002)
American Idiot/Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day (2004)
From Under The Cork Tree - Fall Out Boy (2005)

:D


I was thinking Enema of the State! ;D

Let Go get's a pass from me because it sounds Y2K but I don't like the other two. :P

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: 2001 on 01/26/16 at 5:36 pm


I was thinking Enema of the State! ;D

Let Go get's a pass from me because it sounds Y2K but I don't like the other two. :P


I had to include Avril Lavigne because which Millennial doesn't know the iconic lines

He was a boy
She was a girl
Can I make it any more obvious?


;D

Yeah American Idiot/Fall Out Boy is more for late and some core millennials.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: JordanK1982 on 01/26/16 at 5:48 pm


I had to include Avril Lavigne because which Millennial doesn't know the iconic lines

He was a boy
She was a girl
Can I make it any more obvious?


;D

Yeah American Idiot/Fall Out Boy is more for late and some core millennials.


Oh, of course! Apparently, the "sk8r boi" is actually the singer of this awful band called Off By One. They're supposed to be Pop Punk but they sound like a boy band with guitars. Awful, awful sh!t!!! 8-P

Haha, that's what I was thinking, too. For my group of the millennials, I'd accept Act Your Age, Enema of the State, All Killer No Filler or No Pads, Helmets... Just Balls as defining albums 'cause they're really good.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: #Infinity on 01/26/16 at 7:36 pm

To break it down by sub-generation:

Early Boomers:
* The Beatles - Meet the Beatles! (1964) / Please, Please Me (1963)
* The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go (1964)
* Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
* The Who - My Generation (1965)
* Simon & Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence (1966)
* The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (1966)
* The Doors - The Doors (1967)
* Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (1967)
* The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced (1967)
* The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
* The Zombies - Odyssey and Oracle (1968)
* The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed (1969)
* The Beatles - Abbey Road (1969)
* Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)

Core Boomers:
* Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin I & II (1969)
* The Band - The Band (1969)
* Credence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo's Factory (1970)
* Black Sabbath - Paranoid (1970)
* Carole King - Tapestry (1971)
* Led Zeppelin - IV (1971)
* Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (1971)
* David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)
* The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. (1972)
* Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (1972)
* Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
* Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973)
* Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)

Late Boomers:
* Queen - A Night at the Opera (1975)
* Aerosmith - Toys in the Attic (1975)
* Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
* Boston - Boston (1976)
* The Ramones - The Ramones (1976)
* The Eagles - Hotel California (1976)
* Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1977)
* Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols (1977)
* Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell (1977)
* Billy Joel - The Stranger (1977)
* Various - Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack (1977)
* Various - Grease Soundtrack (1978)
* Blondie - Parallel Lines (1978)
* Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)
* The Clash - London Calling (1979)
* AC/DC - Back in Black (1980)
* Journey - Escape (1981)
* Toto - Toto IV (1982)

Early Generation X'ers:
* Duran Duran - Rio (1982)
* Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982)
* Def Leppard - Pyromania (1983)
* The Police - Synchronicity (1983)
* Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual (1983)
* Huey Lewis & the News - Sports (1983)
* Van Halen - 1984 (1984)
* Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
* Prince & the Revolution - Purple Rain (1984)
* Tina Turner - Private Dancer (1984)
* Bryan Adams - Reckless (1984)
* Madonna - Like a Virgin (1984)
* Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms (1985)
* Janet Jackson - Control (1986)
* Metallica - Master of Puppets (1986)

Core Generation X'ers:
* Run-DMC - Raising Hell (1986)
* Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet (1986)
* U2 - The Joshua Tree (1987)
* Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction (1987)
* Michael Jackson - Bad (1987)
* Def Leppard - Pyromania (1987)
* George Michael - Faith (1987)
* N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton (1988)
* Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988)
* Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel (1988)
* New Kids on the Block - Hangin' Tough (1988)
* Madonna - Like a Prayer (1989)
* Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989)
* MC Hammer - Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em (1990)
* Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey (1990)
* R.E.M. - Out of Time (1991)

Late Generation X'ers:
* Metallica - Metallica (1991)
* Nirvana - Nevermind (1991)
* Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magic (1991)
* Pearl Jam - Ten (1992)
* Dr. Dre - The Chronic (1992)
* Snoop Doggy Dogg - Doggystyle (1993)
* Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)
* Green Day - Dookie (1994)
* The Offspring - Smash (1994)
* Weezer - Blue Album (1994)
* Blur - Parklife (1994)
* The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die (1994)
* Boyz II Men - II (1994)
* TLC - CrazySexyCool (1994)
* Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill (1995)
* Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory (1995)
* Mariah Carey - Daydream (1995)
* The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (1995)
* 2Pac - All Eyez on Me (1996)
* Fugees - The Score (1996)
* Celine Dion - Falling Into You (1996)

Early Millennials:
* Spice Girls - Spice (1996)
* Radiohead - OK Computer (1997)
* Puff Daddy & the Family - No Way Out (1997)
* Master P - Ghetto D (1997)
* Shania Twain - Come on Over (1997)
* Madonna - Ray of Light (1998)
* Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)
* KorN - Follow the Leader (1998)
* Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
* Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time (1999)
* Backstreet Boys - Millennium (1999)
* Blink-182 - Enema of the State (1999)
* Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication (1999)
* Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera (1999)
* *NSYNC - No Strings Attached (2000)
* Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
* Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory (2000)
* Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American (2001)
* Jay-Z - The Blueprint (2001)
* Eminem - The Eminem Show (2002)

Core Millennials:
* Avril Lavigne - Let Go (2002)
* Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
* 50 Cent - Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003)
* The White Stripes - Elephant (2003)
* OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (2003)
* Kanye West - The College Dropout (2004)
* Usher - Confessions (2004)
* My Chemical Romance - Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge (2004)
* Arcade Fire - Funeral (2004)
* Green Day - American Idiot (2004)
* Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi (2005)
* Fall Out Boy - From Under the Cork Tree (2005)
* Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)
* Nelly Furtado - Loose (2006)
* Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006)
* Beyoncé - B'Day (2006)
* Kanye West - Graduation (2007)
* Radiohead - In Rainbows (2007)
* Lil' Wayne - Tha Carter III (2008)

Late Millennials:
* Lady Gaga - The Fame (2008)
* Taylor Swift - Fearless (2008)
* The Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. (2009)
* Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster (2009)
* Ke$ha - Animal (2010)
* Katy Perry - Teenage Dream (2010)
* Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (2010)
* Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
* Lady Gaga - Born This Way (2011)
* Adele - 21 (2011)
* Drake - Take Care (2011)
* Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. City (2012)
* Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (2012)

Early Homelanders:
* Taylor Swift - Red (2012)
* Daft Punk - Random Access Memories (2013)
* Katy Perry - Prism (2013)
* Taylor Swift - 1989 (2014)
* The Weeknd - Beauty Behind Madness (2015)
* Adele - 25 (2015)
* Justin Bieber - Purpose (2015)

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: 2001 on 01/27/16 at 1:33 pm

Great list, Infinity.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: mqg96 on 01/27/16 at 1:46 pm


Core Millennials:
* Kanye West - Graduation (2007)
* Radiohead - In Rainbows (2007)
* Lil' Wayne - Tha Carter III (2008)

Late Millennials:
* Lady Gaga - The Fame (2008)
* Taylor Swift - Fearless (2008)
* The Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. (2009)
* Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster (2009)
* Ke$ha - Animal (2010)
* Katy Perry - Teenage Dream (2010)
* Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (2010)
* Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
* Lady Gaga - Born This Way (2011)
* Adele - 21 (2011)
* Drake - Take Care (2011)
* Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. City (2012)
* Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (2012)

Early Homelanders:
* Taylor Swift - Red (2012)
* Daft Punk - Random Access Memories (2013)
* Katy Perry - Prism (2013)
* Taylor Swift - 1989 (2014)
* The Weeknd - Beauty Behind Madness (2015)
* Adele - 25 (2015)
* Justin Bieber - Purpose (2015)


Hell yeah, all of these give me epic memories whether it's past or present. Especially the ones I have in bold.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: ArcticFox on 01/27/16 at 1:59 pm

@Infinity - I love your list, you did so much to make it work! You were doing pretty much perfect until Millennials when a few of the albums of each cohort felt better at home with the previous one. I also don't add Homelanders to the list because the oldest ones are too young (2002). Millennials (my cohort) are still defining themselves, although your cohort I believe is finished. You were still mostly right though.

Without looking at Infinity's list, I'm going to do Generation X. This is the most interesting era of music I like looking into. Like with the Baby Boomers, I'm going to list 20 albums. 10 for the '80s, 10 for the '90s. Albums sold higher than ever before. It seemed like any artist could sell 10 million albums in this period. And how could it not considering music was so great? What is hard for me to name this list is that there were albums that sold extremely high numbers but didn't really influence the music industry or innovate too much. There were also highly influential albums that sold smaller numbers. I also have to say that albums were more influential and commercially successful in the '90s than they were in the '80s. All of these albums changed the music landscape or inspired future popular artists in some way, shape, or form.

Generation X
Nevermind - Nirvana (1991)
Thriller - Michael Jackson (1982)
She's So Unusual - Cyndi Lauper (1983)
Like a Virgin - Madonna (1984)
Purple Rain - Prince (1984)
Licensed to Ill - Beastie Boys (1986)
Bigger and Deffer - LL Cool J (1987)
Hot, Cool, & Vivacious - Salt-n-Pepa (1987)
Green - R.E.M. (1988)
Full Moon Fever - Tom Petty (1989)
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 - Janet Jackson (1989)
Blood Sugar Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1991)
Achtung Baby - U2 (1991)
What's the 411? - Mary J. Blige (1992)
The Chronic - Dr. Dre (1992)
The Blue Album - Weezer (1994)
Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette (1995)
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - The Smashing Pumpkins (1995)
Tragic Kingdom - No Doubt (1995)
Fugees - The Score (1996)

It was hard for me to come up with a whole bunch of albums from the '80s, whereas the '90s albums came extremely easily and I could list so many more. I won't, though.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 01/27/16 at 11:10 pm

There's an important album for the "Millennial Generation" that often gets left out of these discussions.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e7/The_Strokes_-_Ist_Tis_It_US_cover.png

The Strokes - Is This It (2001)

I know that it didn't quite turn out to be the "Next Nevermind" like many music critics at the time thought it would, but the importance of "Is This It" should not be forgotten. The popularity of this album in late 2001 and early 2002 pretty much single handedly kicked off the whole "indie rock" movement that would come to dominate the '00s. Pretty much all of the big Post-Punk/Garage Rock revival acts of the last fifteen years (The White Stripes, The Killers, The Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, etc.) all owe at least some part of their success to the explosion of The Strokes music video for "Last Nite" on MTV in the fall of 2001.

By extension, this album also deserves some credit for the rapid decline in the popularity of Nu Metal that occurred during the 2002-2004 time period as well. Others may feel differently, but I see "Is This It" as the first bestselling rock album which unquestionably 100% "belongs to Millennials", as many of the popular holdover genres from the mid/late '90s like Nu Metal and Pop-punk were more "transitional" between X and Y.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: JordanK1982 on 01/28/16 at 2:51 am


There's an important album for the "Millennial Generation" that often gets left out of these discussions.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e7/The_Strokes_-_Ist_Tis_It_US_cover.png

The Strokes - Is This It (2001)

I know that it didn't quite turn out to be the "Next Nevermind" like many music critics at the time thought it would, but the importance of "Is This It" should not be forgotten. The popularity of this album in late 2001 and early 2002 pretty much single handedly kicked off the whole "indie rock" movement that would come to dominate the '00s. Pretty much all of the big Post-Punk/Garage Rock revival acts of the last fifteen years (The White Stripes, The Killers, The Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, etc.) all owe at least some part of their success to the explosion of The Strokes music video for "Last Nite" on MTV in the fall of 2001.

By extension, this album also deserves some credit for the rapid decline in the popularity of Nu Metal that occurred during the 2002-2004 time period as well. Others may feel differently, but I see "Is This It" as the first bestselling rock album which unquestionably 100% "belongs to Millennials", as many of the popular holdover genres from the mid/late '90s like Nu Metal and Pop-punk were more "transitional" between X and Y.


I think this album isn't viewed as important is because of how short lived these bands spot in the limelight was. Still, always felt like another X/Millennial album to me. American Idiot feels like the first truly Millennial album, in my opinion.

I don't think Nu Metal experienced any real significant decline in 2002, though. I remember that being the last real huge, huge year for the genre. The last time I can really remember all those bands being littered all over MTV and the radio.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: #Infinity on 01/28/16 at 9:35 am


@Infinity - I love your list, you did so much to make it work! You were doing pretty much perfect until Millennials when a few of the albums of each cohort felt better at home with the previous one. I also don't add Homelanders to the list because the oldest ones are too young (2002). Millennials (my cohort) are still defining themselves, although your cohort I believe is finished. You were still mostly right though.


Thanks a lot, I appreciate that you enjoyed my list!

Which albums do you think should have been categorized with the previous respective cohort?

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: ocarinafan96 on 01/28/16 at 11:05 am


To break it down by sub-generation:

Early Millennials:
* Spice Girls - Spice (1996)
* Radiohead - OK Computer (1997)
* Puff Daddy & the Family - No Way Out (1997)
* Master P - Ghetto D (1997)
* Shania Twain - Come on Over (1997)
* Madonna - Ray of Light (1998)
* Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)
* KorN - Follow the Leader (1998)
* Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
* Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time (1999)
* Backstreet Boys - Millennium (1999)
* Blink-182 - Enema of the State (1999)
* Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication (1999)
* Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera (1999)
* *NSYNC - No Strings Attached (2000)
* Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
* Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory (2000)
* Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American (2001)
* Jay-Z - The Blueprint (2001)
* Eminem - The Eminem Show (2002)

Core Millennials:
* Avril Lavigne - Let Go (2002)
* Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
* 50 Cent - Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003)
* The White Stripes - Elephant (2003)
* OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (2003)
* Kanye West - The College Dropout (2004)
* Usher - Confessions (2004)
* My Chemical Romance - Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge (2004)
* Arcade Fire - Funeral (2004)
* Green Day - American Idiot (2004)
* Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi (2005)
* Fall Out Boy - From Under the Cork Tree (2005)
* Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)
* Nelly Furtado - Loose (2006)
* Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006)
* Beyoncé - B'Day (2006)
* Kanye West - Graduation (2007)
* Radiohead - In Rainbows (2007)
* Lil' Wayne - Tha Carter III (2008)

Late Millennials:
* Lady Gaga - The Fame (2008)
* Taylor Swift - Fearless (2008)
* The Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. (2009)
* Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster (2009)
* Ke$ha - Animal (2010)
* Katy Perry - Teenage Dream (2010)
* Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (2010)
* Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
* Lady Gaga - Born This Way (2011)
* Adele - 21 (2011)
* Drake - Take Care (2011)
* Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. City (2012)
* Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (2012)

Early Homelanders:
* Taylor Swift - Red (2012)
* Daft Punk - Random Access Memories (2013)
* Katy Perry - Prism (2013)
* Taylor Swift - 1989 (2014)
* The Weeknd - Beauty Behind Madness (2015)
* Adele - 25 (2015)
* Justin Bieber - Purpose (2015)


For me when it comes to childhood the Early & Core Millennials sections come to mind of what I get the most nostalgic with

The Late Millennials section is what I get nostalgic with my middle school & high school years

The Early Homelanders Section is what's currently popular now, which is pretty hit or miss to me that is

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: Richbrings2life on 01/29/16 at 3:29 am

To me (1995 born millennial from UK) These three rap albums screams the late millennials era, IMO:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/69/Souljaboytellemdotcom.jpg Sad but true, Soulja boy - Souljaboytellem.com (2007), which I used to like back then and now its embarrassing. You can say he's like the vanilla ice of my generation ( but vanilla can rap better than soulja boy)

http://leafo.net/hosted/ase/Music/Lupe.Fiasco-The.Cool%5B2007%5D%5BMP3-OT%5D-FLAWL3SS/front_cover.jpg Lupe Fiasco - The Cool (2008)

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/7a/c3/7f/7ac37fe6abb7739c214b07f1fc69bcb0.jpg
TI - Paper trail (2009) one of my favourite albums of my high school years in the U.K. (since I started High School from 2006 to 2011, which you start from age 11 to 16 in united kingdom)

Again this is my opinion as a British younger millennial.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: musicguy93 on 01/29/16 at 3:54 am


To break it down by sub-generation:

Early Boomers:
* The Beatles - Meet the Beatles! (1964) / Please, Please Me (1963)
* The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go (1964)
* Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
* The Who - My Generation (1965)
* Simon & Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence (1966)
* The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (1966)
* The Doors - The Doors (1967)
* Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (1967)
* The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced (1967)
* The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
* The Zombies - Odyssey and Oracle (1968)
* The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed (1969)
* The Beatles - Abbey Road (1969)
* Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)

Core Boomers:
* Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin I & II (1969)
* The Band - The Band (1969)
* Credence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo's Factory (1970)
* Black Sabbath - Paranoid (1970)
* Carole King - Tapestry (1971)
* Led Zeppelin - IV (1971)
* Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (1971)
* David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)
* The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. (1972)
* Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (1972)
* Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
* Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973)
* Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)

Late Boomers:
* Queen - A Night at the Opera (1975)
* Aerosmith - Toys in the Attic (1975)
* Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
* Boston - Boston (1976)
* The Ramones - The Ramones (1976)
* The Eagles - Hotel California (1976)
* Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1977)
* Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols (1977)
* Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell (1977)
* Billy Joel - The Stranger (1977)
* Various - Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack (1977)
* Various - Grease Soundtrack (1978)
* Blondie - Parallel Lines (1978)
* Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)
* The Clash - London Calling (1979)
* AC/DC - Back in Black (1980)
* Journey - Escape (1981)
* Toto - Toto IV (1982)

Early Generation X'ers:
* Duran Duran - Rio (1982)
* Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982)
* Def Leppard - Pyromania (1983)
* The Police - Synchronicity (1983)
* Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual (1983)
* Huey Lewis & the News - Sports (1983)
* Van Halen - 1984 (1984)
* Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
* Prince & the Revolution - Purple Rain (1984)
* Tina Turner - Private Dancer (1984)
* Bryan Adams - Reckless (1984)
* Madonna - Like a Virgin (1984)
* Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms (1985)
* Janet Jackson - Control (1986)
* Metallica - Master of Puppets (1986)

Core Generation X'ers:
* Run-DMC - Raising Hell (1986)
* Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet (1986)
* U2 - The Joshua Tree (1987)
* Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction (1987)
* Michael Jackson - Bad (1987)
* Def Leppard - Pyromania (1987)
* George Michael - Faith (1987)
* N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton (1988)
* Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988)
* Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel (1988)
* New Kids on the Block - Hangin' Tough (1988)
* Madonna - Like a Prayer (1989)
* Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989)
* MC Hammer - Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em (1990)
* Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey (1990)
* R.E.M. - Out of Time (1991)

Late Generation X'ers:
* Metallica - Metallica (1991)
* Nirvana - Nevermind (1991)
* Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magic (1991)
* Pearl Jam - Ten (1992)
* Dr. Dre - The Chronic (1992)
* Snoop Doggy Dogg - Doggystyle (1993)
* Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)
* Green Day - Dookie (1994)
* The Offspring - Smash (1994)
* Weezer - Blue Album (1994)
* Blur - Parklife (1994)
* The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die (1994)
* Boyz II Men - II (1994)
* TLC - CrazySexyCool (1994)
* Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill (1995)
* Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory (1995)
* Mariah Carey - Daydream (1995)
* The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (1995)
* 2Pac - All Eyez on Me (1996)
* Fugees - The Score (1996)
* Celine Dion - Falling Into You (1996)

Early Millennials:
* Spice Girls - Spice (1996)
* Radiohead - OK Computer (1997)
* Puff Daddy & the Family - No Way Out (1997)
* Master P - Ghetto D (1997)
* Shania Twain - Come on Over (1997)
* Madonna - Ray of Light (1998)
* Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)
* KorN - Follow the Leader (1998)
* Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
* Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time (1999)
* Backstreet Boys - Millennium (1999)
* Blink-182 - Enema of the State (1999)
* Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication (1999)
* Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera (1999)
* *NSYNC - No Strings Attached (2000)
* Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
* Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory (2000)
* Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American (2001)
* Jay-Z - The Blueprint (2001)
* Eminem - The Eminem Show (2002)

Core Millennials:
* Avril Lavigne - Let Go (2002)
* Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
* 50 Cent - Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003)
* The White Stripes - Elephant (2003)
* OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (2003)
* Kanye West - The College Dropout (2004)
* Usher - Confessions (2004)
* My Chemical Romance - Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge (2004)
* Arcade Fire - Funeral (2004)
* Green Day - American Idiot (2004)
* Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi (2005)
* Fall Out Boy - From Under the Cork Tree (2005)
* Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)
* Nelly Furtado - Loose (2006)
* Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006)
* Beyoncé - B'Day (2006)
* Kanye West - Graduation (2007)
* Radiohead - In Rainbows (2007)
* Lil' Wayne - Tha Carter III (2008)

Late Millennials:
* Lady Gaga - The Fame (2008)
* Taylor Swift - Fearless (2008)
* The Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. (2009)
* Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster (2009)
* Ke$ha - Animal (2010)
* Katy Perry - Teenage Dream (2010)
* Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (2010)
* Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
* Lady Gaga - Born This Way (2011)
* Adele - 21 (2011)
* Drake - Take Care (2011)
* Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. City (2012)
* Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (2012)

Early Homelanders:
* Taylor Swift - Red (2012)
* Daft Punk - Random Access Memories (2013)
* Katy Perry - Prism (2013)
* Taylor Swift - 1989 (2014)
* The Weeknd - Beauty Behind Madness (2015)
* Adele - 25 (2015)
* Justin Bieber - Purpose (2015)


Aw, this is pretty depressing. Don't get me wrong, it's an accurate list, but it makes me realize how much music has declined. Great music all the way from the early Boomers through the early millennials. The core millennial era had some good stuff too, but things seem to go downhill around 2004ish. I know I should like the late millennial era, but none of the music listed ever appealed to me, for some reason. And the early homelanders era, oh man, what a messed up era! Though it's probably not over yet. I really hate to be the "lewronggeneration" guy, trust me. But I guess there's no other way around it  ;D

On the bright note, I do think the latter half of 2015 was a little better. So I think I'll remember the early highlander's era, as being a time where music was getting worse and worse and reached rock bottom at late 2014/early 2015.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: Richbrings2life on 01/29/16 at 7:38 am

For late millennials list, I could also add albums (from Rap and RnB prospective respectfully from Late 00's to Early 10's from what I admire through my high school years in United Kingdom. It might be different from US experience, so don't be butt-hurt over my list. It's my experience) like:

1. Kanye west - Graduation (2007)

2. Hurricane Chris - 51/50 Ratchet

3. Rihanna - Good Girl Turn Bad (2007)

4. Timbaland - Shock Value (2007)

5. Young Jeezy - The Recession (2008)

6. T-Pain - Three Ringz (2008)

7. Ne-Yo - Year of The Gentleman (2008)

8. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III (2008)

9. Keri Hilson - In A Perfect World (2009)

10. Chris Brown - Graffiti (2009)

11. Lil Boosie - Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz (2009)

12. Trey Songz - Ready (2009)

13. Eminem - Recovery (2010)

14 . B.O.B - B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray (2010)

15. Drake - Thank Me Later (2010)

16 . Diddy's Dirty Money - Last Train To Paris (2010)

17. Cali Swag District - The Kickback (2010)

18. Beyoncé - 4 (2011)

19 . Adele - 21 (2011)

20 . Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel (2011)

21. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers (2011)

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: mqg96 on 01/29/16 at 7:42 am


For late millennials list, I could also add albums (from Rap and RnB prospective respectfully from Late 00's to Early 10's from what I admire through my high school years in United Kingdom. It might be different from US experience, so don't be butt-hurt over my list. It's my experience) like:

1. Kanye west - Graduation (2007)

2. Hurricane Chris - 51/50 Ratchet

3. Rihanna - Good Girl Turn Bad (2007)

4. Timbaland - Shock Value (2007)

5. Young Jeezy - The Recession (2008)

6. T-Pain - Three Ringz (2008)

7. Ne-Yo - Year of The Gentleman (2008)

8. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III (2008)

9. Keri Hilson - In A Perfect World (2009)

10. Chris Brown - Graffiti (2009)

11. Lil Boosie - Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz (2009)

12. Trey Songz - Ready (2009)

13. Eminem - Recovery (2010)

14 . B.O.B - B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray (2010)

15. Drake - Thank Me Later (2010)

16 . Diddy's Dirty Money - Last Train To Paris (2010)

17. Cali Swag District - The Kickback (2010)

18. Beyoncé - 4 (2011)

19 . Adele - 21 (2011)

20 . Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel (2011)

21. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers (2011)


:D :D :D :D :D

I love almost ALL of those songs. Bring back great memories! You also forgot T.I. - No Mercy (2010).

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: Richbrings2life on 01/29/16 at 3:03 pm

Yeah, and I can add more  albums to the late millennial Rap and RnB list (which the core millennials can also define these albums as their era, too):

http://www.culturebully.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/no-mercy-t.i.-tip.jpg

http://www.playthishiphop.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Akon-Konvicted.jpg

http://www.albumkings.in/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Chamillionaire-Ultimate-Victory.jpg

http://www.lupefiasco.com/sites/g/files/g2000000956/f/styles/large/public/374c3b0abf03e10303c3528bc340926f.jpg?itok=UJNFiy--

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51oIZW1xSzL.jpg

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B000OZ2CZW.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

http://cdn.ratedrnb.com/2013/09/JT_FutureSex_LoveSounds_LP.jpg

http://youknowigotsoul.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/mariogo.jpg

http://www.larecordingschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Boyd-David-and-Joshua-Jaycen-I-Am...Sasha-Fierce.jpg

http://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/news/keyshia-cole-a-different-me-album-cover.jpg

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51izZ6p3lfL.jpg

http://www.musicchartheaven.com/ArtistsJ2/jordinbattlefieldlp.jpg

http://hiphop-n-more.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/iyaz-replay-cover.jpg

http://www.eminem.net/albums/relapse/images/eminem_relapse_cover_big.jpg

http://www.xxlmag.com/files/2010/03/luda-battle-of-sexes-cover1.jpg

http://www.thehypefactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/DJ-Khaled-Victory.jpg

http://hw-img.datpiff.com/m37deaaa/waka_flocka_flame_Flockaveli-front-large.jpg

http://assets.rollingstone.com/assets/images/album_review/24cfdc12114a87caabc8613c31291e050fc82958.jpg

http://mrhipster.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/sir-lucious-left-foot-the-son-of-chico-dusty.jpg

https://fanart.tv/fanart/music/8b757fc8-31f5-4df1-9a46-5193a4b3445c/albumcover/manns-world-4ee95ecec3bb9.jpg

http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_400/MI0003/194/MI0003194620.jpg?partner=allrovi.com

http://www.eminem.net/albums/bme/hell_the_sequel/images/Bad_Meets_Evil_Hell_The_Sequel_deluxe_album_cover_big.jpg

http://hiphop-n-more.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/lil-wayne-tha-carter-4.jpg

http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/lyricwiki/images/d/db/Cali_Swag_District_-_The_Kickback.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130926195825

More albums coming soon...

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 01/29/16 at 9:02 pm


I think this album isn't viewed as important is because of how short lived these bands spot in the limelight was. Still, always felt like another X/Millennial album to me. American Idiot feels like the first truly Millennial album, in my opinion.

I don't think Nu Metal experienced any real significant decline in 2002, though. I remember that being the last real huge, huge year for the genre. The last time I can really remember all those bands being littered all over MTV and the radio.


It's true that the original wave of Garage-rock-revival (with The Stokes, The White Stripes, The Vines and The Hives being the genre's "Big Four") was fairly short lived, but the waves created by "Is This It" could still be felt deep into the '00s (particularly during the 2003-07 time period) with the popularity of other bands of "indie" origin like The Killers, Jet, Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, The Bravery, etc.

Now, I'm not necessarily saying that these bands wouldn't have been popular without The Strokes, but I do think that the trend back towards more guitar-based rock that they started in 2001-02 ignited a search for bands outside the conventional Nu Metal/Post-grunge box that did help lead to the explosion in unique rock groups that we saw in the mid '00s. For that reason, I do consider "Is This It" to be an important album for Millennials, because it helped set the stage for so many defining "Gen Y" rock standards like "Seven Nation Army", "Take Me Out", and "Mr. Brightside", for example.

As for Nu Metal, I think you are correct. I probably should've left 2002 out of the decline and limited it to 2003-04. Nu Metal was still fairly popular in 2002, but the decline started pretty rapidly after that. The last major Nu Metal album, as I remember it, was "Meteora" by Linkin Park in 2003. "Results May Vary" by Limp Bizkit also came out that year, but it vastly underperformed with only 1.5 million copies sold (compared to over 8 million for "Chocolate Starfish"), which, in hindsight, was something of a sign that the genre's popularity was waning. By the time I started my senior year in the fall of 2004, Nu Metal was pretty much a non-entity at my school.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 01/29/16 at 9:12 pm


To break it down by sub-generation:

Early Millennials:
* Spice Girls - Spice (1996)
* Radiohead - OK Computer (1997)
* Puff Daddy & the Family - No Way Out (1997)
* Master P - Ghetto D (1997)
* Shania Twain - Come on Over (1997)
* Madonna - Ray of Light (1998)
* Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)
* KorN - Follow the Leader (1998)
* Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
* Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time (1999)
* Backstreet Boys - Millennium (1999)
* Blink-182 - Enema of the State (1999)
* Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication (1999)
* Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera (1999)
* *NSYNC - No Strings Attached (2000)
* Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
* Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory (2000)
* Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American (2001)
* Jay-Z - The Blueprint (2001)
* Eminem - The Eminem Show (2002)


That's an outstanding list, but I do have a question. Even though, as an '87er, I'm almost always considered "Core Y", pretty much all of these albums were popular with my friends and classmates growing up. I actually own each of the ones that I put in bold. Does this mean that, as time passes and the defenition of a "Millennial" keeps expanding, that those of us born in the 1987-88 cohort are now shifting towards "Early Y"?

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: 2001 on 01/29/16 at 9:44 pm


That's an outstanding list, but I do have a question. Even though, as an '87er, I'm almost always considered "Core Y", pretty much all of these albums were popular with my friends and classmates growing up. I actually own each of the ones that I put in bold. Does this mean that, as time passes and the defenition of a "Millennial" keeps expanding, that those of us born in the 1987-88 cohort are now shifting towards "Early Y"?


I'm 1993 and I feel the core millennial list defines me the most. I think it's because we were teenagers at those respective times and those would be the albums that would influence our musical taste the most.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 01/29/16 at 10:24 pm


I'm 1993 and I feel the core millennial list defines me the most. I think it's because we were teenagers at those respective times and those would be the albums that would influence our musical taste the most.


Yeah, that's a good point. From my experience, it seems like the music that we like between the ages of 11-17 is what we remain the most attached to even as we grow older.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: ArcticFox on 01/29/16 at 10:28 pm

Pretty much none of the "late Millennials" albums are truly generation defining. They didn't change the game, stand out as unique, innovate, or define a generation. They had a few hit singles, but that is irrelevant. I'm talking actual albums. LPs themselves. Nothing less. I will compile my list soon, and it will be very surprising.


Yeah, that's a good point. From my experience, it seems like the music that we like between the ages of 11-17 is what we remain the most attached to even as we grow older.


Anecdotally I always believed it was the 15-21 age range, so just pushed back four years.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: JordanK1982 on 01/30/16 at 1:39 am


It's true that the original wave of Garage-rock-revival (with The Stokes, The White Stripes, The Vines and The Hives being the genre's "Big Four") was fairly short lived, but the waves created by "Is This It" could still be felt deep into the '00s (particularly during the 2003-07 time period) with the popularity of other bands of "indie" origin like The Killers, Jet, Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, The Bravery, etc.


I agree that those bands did have a big influence on later indie bands (though, I'd argue that stuff was not at all as good, felt a bit more polished and didn't have as much rock to it, if you know what I'm saying). I was mostly just speaking about the original wave with the Hives, Strokes, White Stripes, Vines, etc.


Now, I'm not necessarily saying that these bands wouldn't have been popular without The Strokes, but I do think that the trend back towards more guitar-based rock that they started in 2001-02 ignited a search for bands outside the conventional Nu Metal/Post-grunge box that did help lead to the explosion in unique rock groups that we saw in the mid '00s. For that reason, I do consider "Is This It" to be an important album for Millennials, because it helped set the stage for so many defining "Gen Y" rock standards like "Seven Nation Army", "Take Me Out", and "Mr. Brightside", for example.


From my experience when those albums came out, I knew a lot of late X'ers who were pretty enthused about these bands (especially the Hives and White Stripes) coming onto the radio with this raw throwback sound which is why I feel like 'Is This It" is a X/Millennial album as opposed to albums like Three Cheers or American Idiot which I feel was targeted for millennials and millennials only. Even bands inspired by the original garage-revival wave like the Killers and their album Hot Fuss also felt more directed towards Millennials than X'ers.


As for Nu Metal, I think you are correct. I probably should've left 2002 out of the decline and limited it to 2003-04. Nu Metal was still fairly popular in 2002, but the decline started pretty rapidly after that. The last major Nu Metal album, as I remember it, was "Meteora" by Linkin Park in 2003. "Results May Vary" by Limp Bizkit also came out that year, but it vastly underperformed with only 1.5 million copies sold (compared to over 8 million for "Chocolate Starfish"), which, in hindsight, was something of a sign that the genre's popularity was waning. By the time I started my senior year in the fall of 2004, Nu Metal was pretty much a non-entity at my school.


Your experience lines up with mine pretty well. I was out of school by 2000 but my sister graduated in 2003 and she'll say the same thing about the timespan of Nu Metal being a huge thing. I think 2002 was really when the genre was on top and the last bunch of classic albums came out with stuff like Untouchables and LoveHateTragedy (based off what some guys heavily into Nu Metal have told me about their thoughts on the genre and what I remember being littered over MTV and the radio). I agree, Meteora is pretty much the last important Nu Metal album before the genre took a nosedive throughout 2003. Take a Look in the Mirror I'd say was somewhat significant but even that album lacked the heavy sound and experienced a pretty big decline in sales compared to the previous three. Same with Bizkit. I've heard the same thing from tons of people. Usually about how the album was super weak, lacked Wes' guitar playing (I don't like the band all that much but even I'll admit the dude can write some pretty rad riffs) and other elements that attracted people to Significant Other and Chocolate Starfish. I also remember the huge anticipation for "what's next for Limp Bizkit" being huge when Wes left and they had all those auditions and then the next year came out with Results May Vary. By 2004, I think the faux-Emo/Pop Punk had killed both Nu Metal and real Emo and Pop Punk.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: Zelek2 on 02/06/16 at 12:47 am

This is an obvious one for Baby boomers, with its themes of disillusionment and Vietnam protests.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/44/Whosnext.jpg

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: bchris02 on 02/07/16 at 1:15 pm


Make a list of albums that define the Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials. Boomers dominated music during the '60s and '70s, Generation X dominated music during the '80s and '90s, and Millennials dominate the '00s and '10s. Don't list albums that had a lot of huge hits but weren't big; you have to name albums that were extremely popular themselves, high sales and critical ratings. So this has to be very specific.

Boomers
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club - The Beatles (1967)

Generation X
Nevermind - Nirvana (1991)

Millennials
21 - Adele (2011)


I'm not in the mood to make a long list, I'll do that later. I just named the absolute most definitive of each generation. I'll leave the big ones to you guys.


I disagree that Adele defines the millennials.  I would say its the Fame Monster by Lady Gaga.  That is the definitive album of the early Obama era which I believe is when Millennial culture was the most dominant.  I agree with the others.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: Richbrings2life on 02/07/16 at 8:13 pm

Well to me as a fan of rap, the one albums that define the millennial generation for early to late are:

EARLY:
Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)

LATE:
T.I - Paper trail (2009)

Imo

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: 2001 on 02/07/16 at 8:24 pm


Well to me as a fan of rap, the one albums that define the millennial generation for early to late are:

EARLY:
Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)

LATE:
T.I - Paper trail (2009)

Imo


Would Akon's Trouble (2004) be Core? That album was amazing.

Subject: Re: Generation Defining Albums

Written By: Richbrings2life on 02/08/16 at 7:39 am

Sure,

Akon trouble album will be in core millennial define album. That album really defines my tween years. Akon needs to comes back, for sure

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