Best Hip-Hop Albums of All Time


01
Wu-Tang Clan
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

Rating: 4.61
2199 votes
02
Nas
Illmatic

Rating: 4.61
2247 votes
03
GZA
Liquid Swords

Rating: 4.57
1313 votes
04
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing.....

Rating: 4.51
1667 votes
05
The Notorious B.I.G.
Ready to Die

Rating: 4.5
1186 votes
06
Public Enemy
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us

Rating: 4.46
853 votes
07
Beastie Boys
Paul's Boutique

Rating: 4.44
1013 votes
08
Rage Against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine

Rating: 4.43
3516 votes
09
Raekwon
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...

Rating: 4.41
665 votes
10
A Tribe Called Quest
The Low End Theory

Rating: 4.41
1097 votes
11
OutKast
Aquemini

Rating: 4.41
742 votes
12
Mobb Deep
The Infamous

Rating: 4.4
535 votes
13
Madvillain
Madvillainy

Rating: 4.4
1180 votes
14
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.39
500 votes
15
Public Enemy
Fear of a Black Planet

Rating: 4.37
532 votes
16
Souls of Mischief
93 'til Infinity

Rating: 4.36
135 votes
17
A Tribe Called Quest
Midnight Marauders

Rating: 4.36
695 votes
18
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.35
260 votes
19
Goodie Mob
Soul Food

Rating: 4.35
130 votes
20
Dr. Dooom
First Come, First Served

Rating: 4.35
142 votes
21
DJ Screw
3 'N The Mornin' (Part Two)

Rating: 4.35
33 votes
22
Westside Connection
Bow Down

Rating: 4.35
65 votes
23
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Live and Let Die

Rating: 4.34
57 votes
24
Smif-N-Wessun
Dah Shinin'

Rating: 4.34
47 votes
25
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
Mecca and the Soul Brother

Rating: 4.34
102 votes
26
Big L
Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous

Rating: 4.33
375 votes
27
Organized Konfusion
Stress: The Extinction Agenda

Rating: 4.33
135 votes
28
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

Rating: 4.33
213 votes
29
Deltron 3030
Deltron 3030

Rating: 4.32
865 votes
30
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

Rating: 4.32
757 votes
31
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
The Main Ingredient

Rating: 4.32
53 votes
32
Eminem
The Marshall Mathers LP

Rating: 4.31
2869 votes
33
OutKast
ATLiens

Rating: 4.31
604 votes
34
Deep Puddle Dynamics
The Taste of Rain...Why Kneel

Rating: 4.31
148 votes
35
Nujabes
Metaphorical Music

Rating: 4.31
513 votes
36
Ice-T
O.G. Original Gangster

Rating: 4.3
109 votes
37
Das EFX
Dead Serious

Rating: 4.29
46 votes
38
The Roots
Things Fall Apart

Rating: 4.29
569 votes
39
The Pharcyde
Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

Rating: 4.29
249 votes
40
J Dilla
Donuts

Rating: 4.28
536 votes
41
Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d city

Rating: 4.28
1593 votes
42
Boogie Down Productions
By All Means Necessary

Rating: 4.27
75 votes
43
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.27
141 votes
44
Cypress Hill
Cypress Hill

Rating: 4.27
323 votes
45
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

Rating: 4.27
451 votes
46
Masta Ace
Disposable Arts

Rating: 4.26
58 votes
47
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

Rating: 4.26
45 votes
48
CunninLynguists
A Piece Of Strange

Rating: 4.25
354 votes
49
2Pac
Me Against the World

Rating: 4.25
602 votes
50
Public Enemy
Apocalypse 91 The Enemy Strikes Black

Rating: 4.25
264 votes
51
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

Rating: 4.25
54 votes
52
KRS-One
KRS-One

Rating: 4.25
48 votes
53
Mos Def
Black on Both Sides

Rating: 4.25
638 votes
54
Cannibal Ox
The Cold Vein

Rating: 4.25
358 votes
55
Mac Lethal
The Original 11:11 Sessions

Rating: 4.24
139 votes
56
Big Daddy Kane
Long Live The Kane

Rating: 4.24
66 votes
57
De La Soul
De La Soul Is Dead

Rating: 4.24
196 votes
58
Binary Star
Masters of the Universe

Rating: 4.24
164 votes
59
Masta Ace
A Long Hot Summer

Rating: 4.24
50 votes
60
Scarface
The Diary

Rating: 4.24
132 votes
61
Nujabes
Modal Soul

Rating: 4.23
359 votes
62
Eric B and Rakim
Follow the Leader

Rating: 4.23
119 votes
63
Ghostface Killah
Supreme Clientele

Rating: 4.23
409 votes
64
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
65
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.23
226 votes
66
The D.O.C.
No One Can Do It Better

Rating: 4.23
60 votes
67
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

Rating: 4.22
48 votes
68
Slick Rick
The Great Adventures of Slick Rick

Rating: 4.22
94 votes
69
Quasimoto
The Unseen

Rating: 4.22
284 votes
70
Eric B and Rakim
Paid in Full

Rating: 4.22
281 votes
71
De La Soul
3 Feet High and Rising

Rating: 4.21
421 votes
72
O.C.
Word...Life

Rating: 4.21
47 votes
73
Blackalicious
Blazing Arrow

Rating: 4.21
291 votes
74
Panacea
Ink Is My Drink

Rating: 4.21
36 votes
75
Run DMC
Raising Hell

Rating: 4.21
209 votes
76
Cypress Hill
Black Sunday

Rating: 4.2
472 votes
77
Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Rating: 4.2
2841 votes
78
Ice-T
The Iceberg/Freedom of Speech...Just Watch What Yo

Rating: 4.2
56 votes
79
Geto Boys
We Can't Be Stopped

Rating: 4.2
82 votes
80
Typical Cats
Typical Cats

Rating: 4.19
65 votes
81
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

Rating: 4.19
47 votes
82
Digable Planets
Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)

Rating: 4.19
126 votes
83
Gravediggaz
6 Feet Deep

Rating: 4.19
285 votes
84
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

Rating: 4.19
204 votes
85
Blu and Exile
Below the Heavens

Rating: 4.19
137 votes
86
Canibus
Rip The Jacker

Rating: 4.19
70 votes
87
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Wanted: Dead Or Alive

Rating: 4.18
38 votes
88
AZ
Doe or Die

Rating: 4.18
148 votes
89
N.W.A.
Straight Outta Compton

Rating: 4.18
854 votes
90
Jeru the Damaja
The Sun Rises in the East

Rating: 4.18
113 votes
91
Common
Resurrection

Rating: 4.18
241 votes
92
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.18
37 votes
93
Ultramagnetic MCs
Critical Beatdown

Rating: 4.18
57 votes
94
Sole
Selling Live Water

Rating: 4.17
38 votes
95
Viktor Vaughn
Vaudeville Villain

Rating: 4.17
281 votes
96
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.17
33 votes
97
Dr. Dre
The Chronic

Rating: 4.16
1116 votes
98
Redman
Muddy Waters

Rating: 4.16
97 votes
99
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

Rating: 4.16
233 votes
100
El-P
Fantastic Damage

Rating: 4.16
256 votes
101
Reflection Eternal
Train of Thought

Rating: 4.15
78 votes
102
Gang Starr
Hard to Earn

Rating: 4.15
143 votes
103
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

Rating: 4.15
185 votes
104
Boogie Down Productions
Criminal Minded

Rating: 4.14
76 votes
105
EPMD
Strictly Business

Rating: 4.14
109 votes
106
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

Rating: 4.14
401 votes
107
Ice Cube
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

Rating: 4.14
321 votes
108
Main Source
Breaking Atoms

Rating: 4.14
64 votes
109
Digable Planets
Blowout Comb

Rating: 4.14
94 votes
110
Redman
Whut? Thee Album

Rating: 4.14
94 votes
111
Geto Boys
The Geto Boys

Rating: 4.14
69 votes
112
Method Man and Redman
Blackout!

Rating: 4.14
100 votes
113
Scarface
Mr. Scarface Is Back

Rating: 4.13
63 votes
114
Busdriver
Temporary Forever

Rating: 4.13
63 votes
115
Kool G. Rap
4, 5, 6

Rating: 4.13
45 votes
116
Ice Cube
Death Certificate

Rating: 4.13
252 votes
117
Organized Konfusion
Organized Konfusion

Rating: 4.13
83 votes
118
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

Rating: 4.13
76 votes
119
Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels

Rating: 4.13
916 votes
120
Fugees
The Score

Rating: 4.13
199 votes
121
Jay Electronica
Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge)

Rating: 4.13
39 votes
122
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Road to the Riches

Rating: 4.13
43 votes
123
Panacea
A Mind on a Ship Through Time

Rating: 4.13
40 votes
124
CunninLynguists
Oneirology

Rating: 4.12
577 votes
125
edIT
Crying Over Pros For No Reason

Rating: 4.12
53 votes
126
Uyama Hiroto
A Son Of The Sun

Rating: 4.12
73 votes
127
Brand Nubian
One For All

Rating: 4.11
35 votes
128
KRS-One
Return Of The Boom Bap

Rating: 4.11
92 votes
129
Eazy-E
Eazy-Duz-It

Rating: 4.11
189 votes
130
Snoop Dogg
Doggystyle

Rating: 4.11
703 votes
131
A Tribe Called Quest
People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm

Rating: 4.11
347 votes
132
P.O.S.
Never Better

Rating: 4.11
558 votes
133
OutKast
Stankonia

Rating: 4.11
878 votes
134
Jon Lajoie
I Kill People

Rating: 4.11
42 votes
135
The Roots
Do You Want More?!!!??!

Rating: 4.11
250 votes
136
Flying Lotus
Cosmogramma

Rating: 4.11
1011 votes
137
Black Moon
Enta Da Stage

Rating: 4.11
100 votes
138
Aesop Rock
Labor Days

Rating: 4.1
661 votes
139
Cyne
Evolution Fight

Rating: 4.1
78 votes
140
UGK
Super Tight...

Rating: 4.1
65 votes
141
The Roots
Game Theory

Rating: 4.1
437 votes
142
Run DMC
Run DMC

Rating: 4.1
137 votes
143
Janet Jackson
Rhythm Nation 1814

Rating: 4.1
42 votes
144
Immortal Technique
Revolutionary Volume 2

Rating: 4.09
444 votes
145
MF DOOM
Operation: Doomsday

Rating: 4.09
576 votes
146
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

Rating: 4.09
75 votes
147
Raekwon
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II

Rating: 4.09
536 votes
148
Black Sheep
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Rating: 4.08
53 votes
149
Public Enemy
Yo! Bum Rush the Show

Rating: 4.08
249 votes
150
Gang Starr
Daily Operation

Rating: 4.08
143 votes
151
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
E 1999 Eternal

Rating: 4.08
167 votes
152
Dalek
From Filthy Tongue Of Gods And Griots

Rating: 4.08
67 votes
153
Devin The Dude
Just Tryin' Ta Live

Rating: 4.08
43 votes
154
Ice Cube
The Predator

Rating: 4.08
275 votes
155
Little People
Mickey Mouse Operation

Rating: 4.07
47 votes
156
Gang Starr
Step in the Arena

Rating: 4.07
115 votes
157
Soul Coughing
Ruby Vroom

Rating: 4.07
48 votes
158
Lil Ugly Mane
Uneven Compromise

Rating: 4.07
55 votes
159
Sadistik
The Balancing Act

Rating: 4.07
138 votes
160
2Pac
Makaveli

Rating: 4.07
257 votes
161
Clipse
Hell Hath No Fury

Rating: 4.07
293 votes
162
Saul Williams
Amethyst Rock Star

Rating: 4.07
65 votes
163
The Doppelgangaz
Lone Sharks

Rating: 4.07
44 votes
164
Murs
Murs 3:16: the 9th Edition

Rating: 4.07
83 votes
165
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

Rating: 4.06
62 votes
166
Charizma and Peanut Butter Wolf
Big Shots

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
167
KMD
Bl-ck B-st-rds

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
168
Brotha Lynch Hung
Dinner and a Movie

Rating: 4.06
32 votes
169
Beastie Boys
Check Your Head

Rating: 4.06
597 votes
170
Jedi Mind Tricks
Violent By Design

Rating: 4.06
246 votes
171
Scarface
The Fix

Rating: 4.05
82 votes
172
El-P
I'll Sleep When You're Dead

Rating: 4.05
339 votes
173
Roots Manuva
Brand New Second Hand

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
174
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
175
Plan B
Ill Manors

Rating: 4.05
42 votes
176
Lil B
Evil Red Flame

Rating: 4.05
44 votes
177
Aesop Rock
Daylight

Rating: 4.04
146 votes
178
Jay-Z
The Blueprint

Rating: 4.04
727 votes
179
MF DOOM
MM.. Food

Rating: 4.04
640 votes
180
Shad
The Old Prince

Rating: 4.04
85 votes
181
Danny Brown
XXX

Rating: 4.04
649 votes
182
Dalek
Absence

Rating: 4.04
118 votes
183
Blue Scholars
Blue Scholars (Pacific NW Release)

Rating: 4.04
54 votes
184
Killer Mike
R.A.P. Music

Rating: 4.04
747 votes
185
Ghostface Killah
Fishscale

Rating: 4.04
378 votes
186
Onyx
All We Got Iz Us

Rating: 4.04
42 votes
187
Kool Keith
Sex Style

Rating: 4.03
115 votes
188
The Roots
undun

Rating: 4.03
446 votes
189
Ice-T
Power

Rating: 4.03
47 votes
190
Thriftworks
Rainmaker

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
191
Slick Rick
The Art Of Storytelling

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
192
Flying Lotus
Los Angeles

Rating: 4.03
503 votes
193
Eminem
The Slim Shady LP

Rating: 4.03
1984 votes
194
Arrested Development
3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days...

Rating: 4.03
52 votes
195
Armand Hammer
Race Music

Rating: 4.03
35 votes
196
Why?
Elephant Eyelash

Rating: 4.03
106 votes
197
Ronald Jenkees
Disorganized Fun

Rating: 4.03
37 votes
198
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

Rating: 4.03
589 votes
199
R. Kelly
12 Play

Rating: 4.03
38 votes
200
Beastie Boys
Ill Communication

Rating: 4.03
648 votes



FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy