Amoeba San Francisco Hip-Hop Top Five Week Ending 08:31:12
1) JJ DOOM Key to the Kuffs (Lex Records)
2) 2 Chainz Based on a T.R.U. Story (Def Jam)
3) REL Out of View (SWTBRDS)
4) Insane Clown Posse The Mighty Death Pop (Psychopathic)
5) Aesop Rock Skelethon (Rhymesayers)
For this week's Hip-Hop Top Five chart thanks goes out to Michelle at the San Francisco Amoeba Music store where, as at the other two Amoeba stores, the latest MF DOOM related release is selling extremely well. The Lex Records Key to the Kuffs project, that was recorded over in London, finds DOOM teaming up with Jneiro Jarel similarly to how he had collaborated with both Madlib and with Danger Mouse on past projects. Other new releases include the ever popular Aesop Rock Skelethon album on Rhymesayers (his first in five years) and the phenomenally popular 2 Chainz Based on a T.R.U. Story album on Def Jam that, like so many releases nowadays, comes also in a Deluxe Edition CD version.