Keep Listening: 20 of Hip-Hop’s Best Hidden Tracks

The Roots
“In Love With the Mic”
The Tipping Point (2004)

This ode to the microphone featured Dave Chappelle, Skillz and Truck North and continued with the Philly collective’s trend of including hidden tracks on a number of their records.

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    If people would actually play albums all the way through instead of ripping four songs from the album to their ipod, they’d already know and enjoy most of these tracks.

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  • hiphophead

    “best hidden tracks” is another way of saying “xxl staff’s favourite non-mainstream tracks” fuck that

    • Gunny

      Actually some of the tracks are really “hidden tracks” like act fore which is not on the regular track listing

  • Jhon da Analyst

    Damn XXL…..what about the Onyx track “Overshine” which came on about a minute after “The Worst” ft. WuTang??? Damn….

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    So Ya Not Gon Post The Best Of All Time At The End Of Young Buck 2nd Album 50 Diss Track To Cam ? Ya Wack Get Ya Shit 2gether lol

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    Reflection Eternal – Train of thought – the women – look that up



  • E.J.

    That Lauryn Hill track was a hit but only after it was remixed. There was a better bonus track (“Tell Him” or whatever the title was) that should have been released.