Joe Budden Says Eminem, NAS & Jay Z’s First 3 Albums Are Better Than Kendrick Lamar’s First 3

Remy Gelenidze

How do Kendrick’s first 3 albums stack up against the top 3 albums from Eminem, Jay-Z, Biggie, 2Pac snf Nas? Joe Budden, Rory and Mal discuss this topic on The Joe Budden Podcast.

Jay Z’s first 3 major albums are:

1. Reasonable Doubt (1996)
2. In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 (1997)
3. Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life (1998)

NAS’s first 3 major albums are:

1. Illmatic (1994)
2. It Was Written (1996)
3. I Am… (1999)

Eminem’s first 3 major albums are (Infinite is not considered as a major release):

1. The Slim Shady LP (1999)
2. The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
3. The Eminem Show (2002)

Kendrick Lamar’s first 3 major projects (Section80 is not considered as major release):

1. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (2012)
2. To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)
3. DAMN. (2017)

First judge yourself and then watch the interview below:

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