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More Top Tens

Here's my top ten hip-hop and pop/rock albums of the year. These will be combined with the previously posted metal top ten and pared down to make my final TOP TEN ALBUMS OF THE YEAR, coming soon to a commercial venue near you.

THE 10 BEST HIP-HOP ALBUMS OF 2008
1. Li’l' Wayne, Tha Carter III (Cash Money)
2. Jean Grae, Jeanius (Blacksmith Music)
3. Santogold, Santogold (Downtown)
4. The Roots, Rising Down (Def Jam)
5. The Cool Kids, The Bake Sale (Chocolate Industries)
6. Q-Tip, The Renaissance (Universal/Motown)
7. J-Live,Then What Happened? (BBE)
8. GZA, Pro Tools (Babygrande)
9. Scarface, Emeritus (Rap-a-Lot)
10. Santogold & Diplo, Top Ranking (Mad Decent)

THE 10 BEST ROCK/POP ALBUMS OF 2008
1. Portishead, Third (Island)
2. Marnie Stern, This Is It and I Am It and You Are It and So Is That and He Is It and She Is It and It Is It and That Is That (Kill Rock Stars)
3. TV on the Radio, Dear Science (Interscope)
4. Sigur Rós, Með Suð í Eyrum við Spilum Endalaust (XL)
5. The Raveonettes, Lust Lust Lust (Vice)
6. The Hold Steady, Stay Positive (Vagrant)
7. The New Year, The New Year (Touch and Go)
8. Calexico, Carried to Dust (Quarterstick)
9. Delta Spirit, Ode to Sunshine (Junket Boy)
10. Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop)

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