The BIG List: Rap’s 30 Most Powerful Album Intros #FIVE

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By: John Kennedy / August 2, 2010

“I Can’t Live Without My Radio,” from Radio (1985)

We told you LL would pop up on this list again. We went back-and-forth over whether “I’m Bad” or “I Can’t Live My Radio” made a better rap intro—but ultimately we decided to go with the intro that came first. Quite simply, “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” put LL on the map. Turn this one up.