J.O.’s 2008 Top 25

Posted: January 1, 2009 by trggradio in Uncategorized

Each year, our fam, J.O. of NuGround Music, lists his top 25 albums of the past year. His lists are always highly selective and full of nothing but the best. Good music, no doubt. Though 2008 was dominated by Ye, T.I., T Pain, and Weezy, there were a number of sleepers who deserve attention and more. So, in no particular order, here goes. Enjoy.

88 keys-The Death of Adam
2000 Black-A Next Set A Rockers
Jazzanova – Of All The Things (Japan Edition)
Jesse Boykins III-The Beauty Created
John Robinson-I Am Not For Sale
Monday Michiru – Nexus
Omar Rodriguez Lopez – Old Money
Samon Kawamura Unfold
Stacy Epps-The Awakening
YahZarah-The Prelude-2008
Olivierdaysoul – Kilowatt
Onra – 1.0.8
Eagle Nebula -Cosmic Headphones
Q-Tip The Renaissance
Foreign Exchange-Leave It All Behind
Jean Grae-The Evil Jeanius
John Robinson and MF Doom – Who Is This Man
Madlib The Beat Konducta-WLIB AM King Of The Wigflip
G Frequency-Lets Begin
Dwele-Sketches Of A Man
Invincible-Shapeshifters
J Davey-The Beauty In Distortion-The Land Of The Lost
Jackson Conti (Madlib and Mamao)-Sujinho
Kissey Asplund – Plethora
Koushik-Out My Window


J.O. with Phonte of Little Brother and Foreign Exchange. Photo by CT

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