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Closed Casket

1994

Esham felt the lyrical content of his previous albums were being taken too seriously following accusations of practicing Satanism, Esham decided that after producing Closed Casket he would no longer rap about the Devil.

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KKKill The Fetus

1993

KKKill the Fetus is the third full-length studio album by Esham. The album's lyrics focus on controversial subjects like abortion and murder and has been cited as an iconic horrorcore album. The single Sunshine received heavy national radio play, and the video for Hellterskkkelter was featured on an episode of Yo! MTV Raps in 1994.

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Hellterskkkelter EP

1993

Hellterskkkelter was released ahead of the 1993 full-length release Kkkill The Fetus, which would contain an edited radio version of the song “Hellterskkkelter”.

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Judgement Day Vol. 2 (Night)

1992

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s 1988 release 'He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper' predates Esham's Judgement Day. However, it was only pressed on two vinyl records due to length and was edited to fit on one CD.

Judgement Day was purposely recorded as two distinct, original albums.

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Judgement Day Vol. 1 (Day)

1992

Judgement Day Vol. 1-2 is a double album that was released in 1992. 

While 2Pac’s 'All Eyez On Me' is often regarded as the first double rap album, Esham accomplished it four years earlier.

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Homey Don't Play!

1991

Released in 1991 the debut of Homey the Clown depicted Esham wearing clown paint inspiring the use of face paint in other popular acts.

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Esham's Erotic Poetry

Erotic Poetry EP

1991

Young, sex-crazed, and exercising his first amendment right, Esham's Erotic Poetry is NSFW.

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Boomin Words From Hell

1980

Boomin' Words from Hell was first issued in 1989 when Smith was just 16 years old. It was promoted solely by word of mouth and the album's dark lyrical content made it the subject of many rumors.

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