Best Hip-Hop Albums of All Time

Genre:  Year:  

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

Rating: 4.61
2157 votes
02
Nas
Illmatic

Rating: 4.6
2209 votes
03
GZA
Liquid Swords

Rating: 4.56
1288 votes
04
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing.....

Rating: 4.51
1638 votes
05
The Notorious B.I.G.
Ready to Die

Rating: 4.5
1165 votes
06
Public Enemy
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us

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

Rating: 4.44
1002 votes
08
Rage Against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine

Rating: 4.43
3460 votes
09
Mobb Deep
The Infamous

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

Rating: 4.41
1077 votes
11
Raekwon
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...

Rating: 4.41
654 votes
12
OutKast
Aquemini

Rating: 4.4
715 votes
13
Madvillain
Madvillainy

Rating: 4.39
1143 votes
14
Black Star
Black Star

Rating: 4.38
491 votes
15
Public Enemy
Fear of a Black Planet

Rating: 4.37
524 votes
16
Dr. Dooom
First Come, First Served

Rating: 4.37
138 votes
17
Souls of Mischief
93 'til Infinity

Rating: 4.36
126 votes
18
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

Rating: 4.36
255 votes
19
A Tribe Called Quest
Midnight Marauders

Rating: 4.35
687 votes
20
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Live and Let Die

Rating: 4.35
55 votes
21
Goodie Mob
Soul Food

Rating: 4.34
126 votes
22
Smif-N-Wessun
Dah Shinin'

Rating: 4.34
46 votes
23
UGK
Ridin' Dirty

Rating: 4.33
207 votes
24
Big L
Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous

Rating: 4.33
372 votes
25
Organized Konfusion
Stress: The Extinction Agenda

Rating: 4.33
134 votes
26
Westside Connection
Bow Down

Rating: 4.33
63 votes
27
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
Mecca and the Soul Brother

Rating: 4.32
97 votes
28
Jay-Z
Reasonable Doubt

Rating: 4.32
737 votes
29
Deltron 3030
Deltron 3030

Rating: 4.32
857 votes
30
Nujabes
Metaphorical Music

Rating: 4.31
502 votes
31
Deep Puddle Dynamics
The Taste of Rain...Why Kneel

Rating: 4.31
145 votes
32
Eminem
The Marshall Mathers LP

Rating: 4.31
2831 votes
33
OutKast
ATLiens

Rating: 4.3
584 votes
34
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
The Main Ingredient

Rating: 4.3
51 votes
35
Ice-T
O.G. Original Gangster

Rating: 4.29
105 votes
36
Das EFX
Dead Serious

Rating: 4.28
44 votes
37
Boogie Down Productions
By All Means Necessary

Rating: 4.28
74 votes
38
The Roots
Things Fall Apart

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

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

Rating: 4.28
1538 votes
41
Cypress Hill
Cypress Hill

Rating: 4.27
324 votes
42
J Dilla
Donuts

Rating: 4.27
520 votes
43
Dr. Octagon
Dr. Octagonecologyst

Rating: 4.27
442 votes
44
Masta Ace
Disposable Arts

Rating: 4.26
57 votes
45
Big Pun
Capital Punishment

Rating: 4.26
138 votes
46
Public Enemy
Apocalypse 91 The Enemy Strikes Black

Rating: 4.26
261 votes
47
Big Daddy Kane
Long Live The Kane

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

Rating: 4.25
593 votes
49
Cannibal Ox
The Cold Vein

Rating: 4.25
350 votes
50
CunninLynguists
A Piece Of Strange

Rating: 4.25
350 votes
51
Scarface
The Diary

Rating: 4.25
132 votes
52
De La Soul
De La Soul Is Dead

Rating: 4.24
194 votes
53
Binary Star
Masters of the Universe

Rating: 4.24
164 votes
54
Masta Ace
A Long Hot Summer

Rating: 4.24
50 votes
55
Mac Lethal
The Original 11:11 Sessions

Rating: 4.24
140 votes
56
Mos Def
Black on Both Sides

Rating: 4.24
630 votes
57
Heltah Skeltah
Nocturnal

Rating: 4.23
43 votes
58
Nujabes
Modal Soul

Rating: 4.23
355 votes
59
Ghostface Killah
Supreme Clientele

Rating: 4.23
393 votes
60
Ras Kass
Soul on Ice

Rating: 4.23
52 votes
61
Eric B and Rakim
Follow the Leader

Rating: 4.23
115 votes
62
Dynospectrum
Dynospectrum

Rating: 4.23
46 votes
63
The D.O.C.
No One Can Do It Better

Rating: 4.23
60 votes
64
Quasimoto
The Unseen

Rating: 4.22
277 votes
65
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

Rating: 4.22
48 votes
66
Slick Rick
The Great Adventures of Slick Rick

Rating: 4.22
94 votes
67
KRS-One
KRS-One

Rating: 4.22
46 votes
68
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Rating: 4.22
221 votes
69
Sole
Selling Live Water

Rating: 4.22
37 votes
70
De La Soul
3 Feet High and Rising

Rating: 4.21
419 votes
71
Eric B and Rakim
Paid in Full

Rating: 4.21
278 votes
72
Blackalicious
Blazing Arrow

Rating: 4.21
288 votes
73
Cypress Hill
Black Sunday

Rating: 4.2
469 votes
74
O.C.
Word...Life

Rating: 4.2
45 votes
75
Run DMC
Raising Hell

Rating: 4.2
206 votes
76
Geto Boys
We Can't Be Stopped

Rating: 4.2
83 votes
77
Gravediggaz
6 Feet Deep

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

Rating: 4.2
56 votes
79
Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Rating: 4.2
2783 votes
80
Canibus
Rip The Jacker

Rating: 4.19
68 votes
81
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

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

Rating: 4.19
137 votes
83
Typical Cats
Typical Cats

Rating: 4.19
64 votes
84
Panacea
Ink Is My Drink

Rating: 4.19
35 votes
85
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Wanted: Dead Or Alive

Rating: 4.18
38 votes
86
Common
Resurrection

Rating: 4.18
238 votes
87
AZ
Doe or Die

Rating: 4.18
146 votes
88
Digable Planets
Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)

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

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

Rating: 4.17
110 votes
91
Goodie Mob
Still Standing

Rating: 4.17
36 votes
92
Reflection Eternal
Train of Thought

Rating: 4.16
74 votes
93
Ultramagnetic MCs
Critical Beatdown

Rating: 4.16
53 votes
94
The Roots
Illadelph Halflife

Rating: 4.16
231 votes
95
Dr. Dre
The Chronic

Rating: 4.16
1103 votes
96
Viktor Vaughn
Vaudeville Villain

Rating: 4.16
272 votes
97
Redman
Muddy Waters

Rating: 4.16
93 votes
98
El-P
Fantastic Damage

Rating: 4.16
247 votes
99
One Be Lo
S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M.

Rating: 4.16
45 votes
100
Gang Starr
Hard to Earn

Rating: 4.15
142 votes
101
Mobb Deep
Hell on Earth

Rating: 4.15
180 votes
102
Redman
Whut? Thee Album

Rating: 4.15
92 votes
103
Ice Cube
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

Rating: 4.15
314 votes
104
Ghostface Killah
Ironman

Rating: 4.14
391 votes
105
Aceyalone
Book of Human Language

Rating: 4.14
32 votes
106
Organized Konfusion
Organized Konfusion

Rating: 4.14
82 votes
107
EPMD
Strictly Business

Rating: 4.14
107 votes
108
Ice Cube
Death Certificate

Rating: 4.14
247 votes
109
Geto Boys
The Geto Boys

Rating: 4.14
70 votes
110
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

Rating: 4.14
74 votes
111
Scarface
Mr. Scarface Is Back

Rating: 4.13
63 votes
112
Boogie Down Productions
Criminal Minded

Rating: 4.13
74 votes
113
Jay Electronica
Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge)

Rating: 4.13
39 votes
114
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo
Road to the Riches

Rating: 4.13
43 votes
115
edIT
Crying Over Pros For No Reason

Rating: 4.13
51 votes
116
Panacea
A Mind on a Ship Through Time

Rating: 4.13
40 votes
117
Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels

Rating: 4.12
879 votes
118
Eazy-E
Eazy-Duz-It

Rating: 4.12
186 votes
119
Main Source
Breaking Atoms

Rating: 4.12
62 votes
120
CunninLynguists
Oneirology

Rating: 4.12
576 votes
121
Fugees
The Score

Rating: 4.12
193 votes
122
Black Sheep
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Rating: 4.12
51 votes
123
Janet Jackson
Rhythm Nation 1814

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
124
Kool G. Rap
4, 5, 6

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
125
Uyama Hiroto
A Son Of The Sun

Rating: 4.11
71 votes
126
A Tribe Called Quest
People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm

Rating: 4.11
346 votes
127
P.O.S.
Never Better

Rating: 4.11
555 votes
128
Digable Planets
Blowout Comb

Rating: 4.11
91 votes
129
Method Man and Redman
Blackout!

Rating: 4.11
92 votes
130
Snoop Dogg
Doggystyle

Rating: 4.11
690 votes
131
Flying Lotus
Cosmogramma

Rating: 4.1
986 votes
132
Run DMC
Run DMC

Rating: 4.1
136 votes
133
OutKast
Stankonia

Rating: 4.1
852 votes
134
KRS-One
Return Of The Boom Bap

Rating: 4.1
89 votes
135
The Roots
Do You Want More?!!!??!

Rating: 4.1
245 votes
136
Busdriver
Temporary Forever

Rating: 4.1
60 votes
137
Black Moon
Enta Da Stage

Rating: 4.1
97 votes
138
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
E 1999 Eternal

Rating: 4.1
165 votes
139
Cyne
Evolution Fight

Rating: 4.1
78 votes
140
Aesop Rock
Labor Days

Rating: 4.1
645 votes
141
Gang Starr
Daily Operation

Rating: 4.1
142 votes
142
The Roots
Game Theory

Rating: 4.09
432 votes
143
MF DOOM
Operation: Doomsday

Rating: 4.09
565 votes
144
Immortal Technique
Revolutionary Volume 2

Rating: 4.09
442 votes
145
Public Enemy
Yo! Bum Rush the Show

Rating: 4.09
247 votes
146
Sadistik
The Balancing Act

Rating: 4.09
135 votes
147
Soul Coughing
Ruby Vroom

Rating: 4.09
47 votes
148
Gang Starr
Step in the Arena

Rating: 4.08
114 votes
149
Jon Lajoie
I Kill People

Rating: 4.08
42 votes
150
Raekwon
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II

Rating: 4.08
531 votes
151
Devin The Dude
Just Tryin' Ta Live

Rating: 4.08
43 votes
152
Edan
Beauty and the Beat

Rating: 4.08
72 votes
153
Brand Nubian
One For All

Rating: 4.08
33 votes
154
UGK
Super Tight...

Rating: 4.07
63 votes
155
Ice Cube
The Predator

Rating: 4.07
268 votes
156
Scarface
The Fix

Rating: 4.07
82 votes
157
2Pac
Makaveli

Rating: 4.07
249 votes
158
Murs
Murs 3:16: the 9th Edition

Rating: 4.07
83 votes
159
Clipse
Hell Hath No Fury

Rating: 4.07
287 votes
160
Little People
Mickey Mouse Operation

Rating: 4.07
46 votes
161
Charizma and Peanut Butter Wolf
Big Shots

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
162
Brotha Lynch Hung
Dinner and a Movie

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

Rating: 4.06
65 votes
164
Jay-Z
The Blueprint

Rating: 4.06
710 votes
165
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show

Rating: 4.06
58 votes
166
Beastie Boys
Check Your Head

Rating: 4.06
588 votes
167
The Doppelgangaz
Lone Sharks

Rating: 4.06
43 votes
168
Lil Ugly Mane
Uneven Compromise

Rating: 4.06
52 votes
169
Jedi Mind Tricks
Violent By Design

Rating: 4.06
244 votes
170
Saul Williams
Amethyst Rock Star

Rating: 4.06
62 votes
171
Aesop Rock
Daylight

Rating: 4.05
143 votes
172
Roots Manuva
Brand New Second Hand

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
173
Lil B
Evil Red Flame

Rating: 4.05
43 votes
174
KMD
Bl-ck B-st-rds

Rating: 4.04
45 votes
175
Shad
The Old Prince

Rating: 4.04
85 votes
176
El-P
I'll Sleep When You're Dead

Rating: 4.04
329 votes
177
Blue Scholars
Blue Scholars (Pacific NW Release)

Rating: 4.04
54 votes
178
Plan B
Ill Manors

Rating: 4.04
41 votes
179
Onyx
All We Got Iz Us

Rating: 4.04
42 votes
180
Sadistik
Ultraviolet

Rating: 4.04
57 votes
181
MF DOOM
MM.. Food

Rating: 4.03
628 votes
182
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib
Pinata

Rating: 4.03
308 votes
183
Ice-T
Power

Rating: 4.03
46 votes
184
Ghostface Killah
Fishscale

Rating: 4.03
368 votes
185
Slick Rick
The Art Of Storytelling

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
186
Thriftworks
Rainmaker

Rating: 4.03
32 votes
187
Kool Keith
Sex Style

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

Rating: 4.03
732 votes
189
The Roots
undun

Rating: 4.03
441 votes
190
Danny Brown
XXX

Rating: 4.03
618 votes
191
Ronald Jenkees
Disorganized Fun

Rating: 4.03
37 votes
192
Flying Lotus
Los Angeles

Rating: 4.03
490 votes
193
Why?
Alopecia

Rating: 4.02
248 votes
194
Eminem
The Slim Shady LP

Rating: 4.02
1964 votes
195
Beastie Boys
Ill Communication

Rating: 4.02
639 votes
196
2Pac
All Eyez on Me

Rating: 4.02
581 votes
197
Dalek
Absence

Rating: 4.02
115 votes
198
R. Kelly
12 Play

Rating: 4.01
38 votes
199
Cage
Movies for the Blind

Rating: 4.01
83 votes
200
Blackalicious
Nia

Rating: 4.01
86 votes



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