T.I. - I'm Serious
One of the more underrated debut albums, I’m Serious signaled the coming of a fresh southern lyricist with stories to tell. T.I. covered all of his bases from introspection to relationships, making certain to brag about his rapping ability while flossing his wealth. His long running chemistry with DJ Toomp began here, and although it went slept on by the masses, this was the album where he began to show his potential stardom.