’11 Best Albums: #5 Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel

If lyricism made a resurgence last year, much of the credit can go to Bad Meets Evil and their EP, Hell: The Sequel. Havoc’s haunting crackle sets the tone with “Welcome 2 Hell”. “Fast Lane” ups the ante with Royce and Em battling for lyrical supremacy. Em keeps it G on “Above The Law”, (“I’m trying to stay on fire, so you know if I hate fuckin’ water sprinklers I don’t love the hoes”) with Royce following suit, (“Baby I’m lawless, you couldn’t burn me if you threw acid on me”). The duo lighten the mood on “Everything” and illuminate spirits with “Lighters”. Come to think about it, Hell might not be such a bad place after all.

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  • DJ Game

    Huge Em and Royce fan but Coles Lamar and Jeezy all had better albums. Let me guess? Watch the throne is number 1? pathetic.

  • fuk waka

    numba 5? ok cool i will take that! as long as self made is not before this… but Take care better than this?? hmm….

  • ZoomZoomDad-Otis

    Lyrically this EP was nice. It went gold too. Shady Records muthafucka !

  • damone

    Cool spot for this…

  • Whats left

    Watch The Throne
    The Dreamer The Believer
    Take Care
    Self Made

  • Drake fan

    Take Care will be #2

  • Uh-oh

    Anyone else expecting YN to place WTT at #1? No way he will sleep right at night unless it’s #1.

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  • The Truth

    Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp! Camp!

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  • Hip-Hop Fiend

    I didn’t think they would put a EP but I’m cool with it at 5. Now put Childish Gambino Camp.

  • Awesome

    Lyrically, it’s good. It’s an EP after all. They didn’t they were going to release an album or EP. After all, it doesn’t really have a theme. They just named it hell the sequel because eminem said that back in 1999 on their first song, I belive if they actually put out an actual Bad Meets Evil album, it will completely better.

  • Fireman

    This list fucking sucks damn. Wheres Goblin and Camp?

  • That Guy

    I like this a lot, but…..THIS IS AN EP! Stick to your criteria RR. god damn.

  • Swiss163

    Keep it coming …………. B. Dot ……. Keep it coming……… You going to learn today -_-

  • Word

    Please don’t put Self Made on this last! I guess this is cool but I’m still pissed y’all got Cole and Kendrick under this. But hey, y’all gotta do what y’all do. Next year let’s see individual lists from each blogger rather than a universal one. OR, just add y’all individual best album list after this one.

  • Sc_R

    I hear all the arguments but WTT should be #1… that’s some once every generation type shit that 2 of biggest ppl in music period get together to do an album

  • t

    all those line’s are corny as fuck
    “I’m trying to stay on fire, so you know if I hate fucking water sprinklers I don’t love the hoes”

    and royce’s line isnt even good enough to called corny

    “Baby I’m lawless, you couldn’t burn me if you threw acid on me”


  • Anon DCPL

    Greatest Story Never Told
    Cole World

    best albums of the year hands down.

  • yo

    Everyone is forgetting about undun. That definitely deserves a spot on the list. IMO number one(since section 80 was given number 6…)

  • t

    @ awesome we dont care that you know that

  • BM3!!!

  • this album had the HARDEST FLOWS litterally HARD that ive hear in years and i fucking love above the law that shit is nasty

  • M.T

    This Ep was good but no replay value for me. Best track was “Fast Lane”.

  • Drew Who

    If Take Care is even on the list im boycotting this site

  • fat nigga

    Great ep!

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  • mario

    This is ranked a little too high but this was a top notch project for 2011.

  • Das

    This should be number one! Section80 number two!

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  • DICKrr

    hahahahahaahahhaa…. this shit sucked….. AND you guys? did tm103 make the list? if not then this site is startin to get mediocre foreal….


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  • Amen

    I hope something bad happens to that Romani boy Walter born in July 1999.