Best Hip-Hop Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

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

Rating: 4.61
2188 votes
02
Nas
Illmatic

Rating: 4.6
2233 votes
03
GZA
Liquid Swords

Rating: 4.56
1308 votes
04
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing.....

Rating: 4.51
1652 votes
05
The Notorious B.I.G.
Ready to Die

Rating: 4.5
1178 votes
06
Public Enemy
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us

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

Rating: 4.44
1009 votes
08
Rage Against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine

Rating: 4.43
3498 votes
09
Raekwon
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...

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

Rating: 4.41
1089 votes
11
OutKast
Aquemini

Rating: 4.4
730 votes
12
Mobb Deep
The Infamous

Rating: 4.4
527 votes
13
Madvillain
Madvillainy

Rating: 4.4
1173 votes
14
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.39
495 votes
15
DJ Screw
3 'N The Mornin' (Part Two)

Rating: 4.37
31 votes
16
Public Enemy
Fear of a Black Planet

Rating: 4.37
527 votes
17
Dr. Dooom
First Come, First Served

Rating: 4.36
140 votes
18
Souls of Mischief
93 'til Infinity

Rating: 4.36
131 votes
19
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.36
258 votes
20
A Tribe Called Quest
Midnight Marauders

Rating: 4.35
692 votes
21
Goodie Mob
Soul Food

Rating: 4.33
130 votes
22
Big L
Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous

Rating: 4.33
373 votes
23
Westside Connection
Bow Down

Rating: 4.33
65 votes
24
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Live and Let Die

Rating: 4.33
56 votes
25
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
Mecca and the Soul Brother

Rating: 4.33
100 votes
26
Smif-N-Wessun
Dah Shinin'

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

Rating: 4.32
134 votes
28
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

Rating: 4.32
750 votes
29
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

Rating: 4.32
213 votes
30
Deltron 3030
Deltron 3030

Rating: 4.32
862 votes
31
OutKast
ATLiens

Rating: 4.31
596 votes
32
Nujabes
Metaphorical Music

Rating: 4.31
507 votes
33
Deep Puddle Dynamics
The Taste of Rain...Why Kneel

Rating: 4.31
147 votes
34
Eminem
The Marshall Mathers LP

Rating: 4.3
2853 votes
35
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
The Main Ingredient

Rating: 4.29
51 votes
36
Das EFX
Dead Serious

Rating: 4.29
46 votes
37
Ice-T
O.G. Original Gangster

Rating: 4.29
106 votes
38
The Roots
Things Fall Apart

Rating: 4.28
565 votes
39
The Pharcyde
Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

Rating: 4.28
245 votes
40
Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d city

Rating: 4.28
1569 votes
41
J Dilla
Donuts

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

Rating: 4.27
75 votes
43
Cypress Hill
Cypress Hill

Rating: 4.27
323 votes
44
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

Rating: 4.27
445 votes
45
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.26
138 votes
46
Masta Ace
Disposable Arts

Rating: 4.25
57 votes
47
CunninLynguists
A Piece Of Strange

Rating: 4.25
352 votes
48
2Pac
Me Against the World

Rating: 4.25
598 votes
49
Public Enemy
Apocalypse 91 The Enemy Strikes Black

Rating: 4.25
262 votes
50
De La Soul
De La Soul Is Dead

Rating: 4.25
196 votes
51
Cannibal Ox
The Cold Vein

Rating: 4.25
355 votes
52
Mos Def
Black on Both Sides

Rating: 4.24
632 votes
53
Scarface
The Diary

Rating: 4.24
132 votes
54
Big Daddy Kane
Long Live The Kane

Rating: 4.24
64 votes
55
Binary Star
Masters of the Universe

Rating: 4.24
164 votes
56
Masta Ace
A Long Hot Summer

Rating: 4.24
50 votes
57
Mac Lethal
The Original 11:11 Sessions

Rating: 4.24
140 votes
58
Eric B and Rakim
Follow the Leader

Rating: 4.24
117 votes
59
KRS-One
KRS-One

Rating: 4.23
47 votes
60
Nujabes
Modal Soul

Rating: 4.23
355 votes
61
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

Rating: 4.23
43 votes
62
Ghostface Killah
Supreme Clientele

Rating: 4.23
404 votes
63
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

Rating: 4.23
52 votes
64
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
65
The D.O.C.
No One Can Do It Better

Rating: 4.23
60 votes
66
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.22
222 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
Eric B and Rakim
Paid in Full

Rating: 4.22
281 votes
70
Sole
Selling Live Water

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

Rating: 4.21
420 votes
72
Quasimoto
The Unseen

Rating: 4.21
283 votes
73
Blackalicious
Blazing Arrow

Rating: 4.21
289 votes
74
Canibus
Rip The Jacker

Rating: 4.21
70 votes
75
Run DMC
Raising Hell

Rating: 4.21
208 votes
76
Cypress Hill
Black Sunday

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

Rating: 4.2
2819 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
Gravediggaz
6 Feet Deep

Rating: 4.19
283 votes
81
Typical Cats
Typical Cats

Rating: 4.19
65 votes
82
Blu and Exile
Below the Heavens

Rating: 4.19
137 votes
83
Panacea
Ink Is My Drink

Rating: 4.19
35 votes
84
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

Rating: 4.19
202 votes
85
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

Rating: 4.18
46 votes
86
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Wanted: Dead Or Alive

Rating: 4.18
38 votes
87
N.W.A.
Straight Outta Compton

Rating: 4.18
851 votes
88
AZ
Doe or Die

Rating: 4.18
146 votes
89
Jeru the Damaja
The Sun Rises in the East

Rating: 4.18
112 votes
90
Common
Resurrection

Rating: 4.18
241 votes
91
Reflection Eternal
Train of Thought

Rating: 4.18
76 votes
92
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.18
37 votes
93
Digable Planets
Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)

Rating: 4.17
123 votes
94
Viktor Vaughn
Vaudeville Villain

Rating: 4.16
277 votes
95
Dr. Dre
The Chronic

Rating: 4.16
1110 votes
96
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

Rating: 4.16
233 votes
97
Ultramagnetic MCs
Critical Beatdown

Rating: 4.16
54 votes
98
El-P
Fantastic Damage

Rating: 4.16
252 votes
99
Redman
Muddy Waters

Rating: 4.15
95 votes
100
Ice Cube
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

Rating: 4.15
318 votes
101
Gang Starr
Hard to Earn

Rating: 4.15
142 votes
102
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

Rating: 4.15
179 votes
103
Ice Cube
Death Certificate

Rating: 4.14
250 votes
104
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.14
32 votes
105
Redman
Whut? Thee Album

Rating: 4.14
93 votes
106
Geto Boys
The Geto Boys

Rating: 4.14
69 votes
107
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

Rating: 4.14
398 votes
108
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

Rating: 4.14
74 votes
109
Scarface
Mr. Scarface Is Back

Rating: 4.13
63 votes
110
Main Source
Breaking Atoms

Rating: 4.13
63 votes
111
edIT
Crying Over Pros For No Reason

Rating: 4.13
52 votes
112
Organized Konfusion
Organized Konfusion

Rating: 4.13
83 votes
113
Busdriver
Temporary Forever

Rating: 4.13
61 votes
114
EPMD
Strictly Business

Rating: 4.13
107 votes
115
O.C.
Word...Life

Rating: 4.13
46 votes
116
Boogie Down Productions
Criminal Minded

Rating: 4.13
74 votes
117
Jay Electronica
Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge)

Rating: 4.13
39 votes
118
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Road to the Riches

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

Rating: 4.13
903 votes
120
Panacea
A Mind on a Ship Through Time

Rating: 4.13
40 votes
121
Fugees
The Score

Rating: 4.12
196 votes
122
Eazy-E
Eazy-Duz-It

Rating: 4.12
188 votes
123
CunninLynguists
Oneirology

Rating: 4.12
578 votes
124
Method Man and Redman
Blackout!

Rating: 4.12
96 votes
125
Digable Planets
Blowout Comb

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

Rating: 4.12
72 votes
127
Brand Nubian
One For All

Rating: 4.11
35 votes
128
Kool G. Rap
4, 5, 6

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
129
KRS-One
Return Of The Boom Bap

Rating: 4.11
90 votes
130
P.O.S.
Never Better

Rating: 4.11
558 votes
131
Snoop Dogg
Doggystyle

Rating: 4.11
697 votes
132
A Tribe Called Quest
People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm

Rating: 4.11
347 votes
133
The Roots
Do You Want More?!!!??!

Rating: 4.11
248 votes
134
Run DMC
Run DMC

Rating: 4.11
137 votes
135
Flying Lotus
Cosmogramma

Rating: 4.1
997 votes
136
OutKast
Stankonia

Rating: 4.1
867 votes
137
Cyne
Evolution Fight

Rating: 4.1
78 votes
138
Aesop Rock
Labor Days

Rating: 4.1
658 votes
139
Black Moon
Enta Da Stage

Rating: 4.1
99 votes
140
The Roots
Game Theory

Rating: 4.1
437 votes
141
Janet Jackson
Rhythm Nation 1814

Rating: 4.1
42 votes
142
MF DOOM
Operation: Doomsday

Rating: 4.09
575 votes
143
Immortal Technique
Revolutionary Volume 2

Rating: 4.09
442 votes
144
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

Rating: 4.09
75 votes
145
Raekwon
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II

Rating: 4.09
532 votes
146
Jon Lajoie
I Kill People

Rating: 4.09
41 votes
147
Soul Coughing
Ruby Vroom

Rating: 4.09
47 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
248 votes
150
Gang Starr
Daily Operation

Rating: 4.08
142 votes
151
Sadistik
The Balancing Act

Rating: 4.08
135 votes
152
Devin The Dude
Just Tryin' Ta Live

Rating: 4.08
43 votes
153
Gang Starr
Step in the Arena

Rating: 4.08
113 votes
154
2Pac
Makaveli

Rating: 4.08
252 votes
155
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
E 1999 Eternal

Rating: 4.08
166 votes
156
Ice Cube
The Predator

Rating: 4.08
272 votes
157
Little People
Mickey Mouse Operation

Rating: 4.07
47 votes
158
Lil Ugly Mane
Uneven Compromise

Rating: 4.07
54 votes
159
UGK
Super Tight...

Rating: 4.07
64 votes
160
Clipse
Hell Hath No Fury

Rating: 4.07
292 votes
161
Murs
Murs 3:16: the 9th Edition

Rating: 4.07
83 votes
162
Saul Williams
Amethyst Rock Star

Rating: 4.06
63 votes
163
Dalek
From Filthy Tongue Of Gods And Griots

Rating: 4.06
64 votes
164
Charizma and Peanut Butter Wolf
Big Shots

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
165
KMD
Bl-ck B-st-rds

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
166
Brotha Lynch Hung
Dinner and a Movie

Rating: 4.06
32 votes
167
Jedi Mind Tricks
Violent By Design

Rating: 4.06
247 votes
168
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

Rating: 4.06
60 votes
169
Onyx
All We Got Iz Us

Rating: 4.06
43 votes
170
The Doppelgangaz
Lone Sharks

Rating: 4.06
43 votes
171
Beastie Boys
Check Your Head

Rating: 4.06
592 votes
172
Jay-Z
The Blueprint

Rating: 4.05
721 votes
173
Scarface
The Fix

Rating: 4.05
81 votes
174
Roots Manuva
Brand New Second Hand

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
175
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
176
Plan B
Ill Manors

Rating: 4.05
42 votes
177
Lil B
Evil Red Flame

Rating: 4.05
44 votes
178
Aesop Rock
Daylight

Rating: 4.04
146 votes
179
Shad
The Old Prince

Rating: 4.04
85 votes
180
MF DOOM
MM.. Food

Rating: 4.04
639 votes
181
El-P
I'll Sleep When You're Dead

Rating: 4.04
335 votes
182
Blue Scholars
Blue Scholars (Pacific NW Release)

Rating: 4.04
54 votes
183
Danny Brown
XXX

Rating: 4.03
638 votes
184
Ice-T
Power

Rating: 4.03
46 votes
185
Thriftworks
Rainmaker

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
186
Slick Rick
The Art Of Storytelling

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
187
Kool Keith
Sex Style

Rating: 4.03
114 votes
188
Killer Mike
R.A.P. Music

Rating: 4.03
745 votes
189
Ghostface Killah
Fishscale

Rating: 4.03
371 votes
190
Flying Lotus
Los Angeles

Rating: 4.03
497 votes
191
Armand Hammer
Race Music

Rating: 4.03
35 votes
192
The Roots
undun

Rating: 4.03
443 votes
193
Ronald Jenkees
Disorganized Fun

Rating: 4.03
37 votes
194
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

Rating: 4.03
583 votes
195
R. Kelly
12 Play

Rating: 4.03
38 votes
196
Eminem
The Slim Shady LP

Rating: 4.02
1976 votes
197
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib
Pinata

Rating: 4.02
336 votes
198
Dalek
Absence

Rating: 4.02
114 votes
199
Beastie Boys
Ill Communication

Rating: 4.02
644 votes
200
Why?
Alopecia

Rating: 4.02
249 votes



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