Top Ten Greatest Rap Albums

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81 Hip Hop Is Dead - Nas

Nas is my favorite artist, but even I'll admit that this album was not that good. - TheMusicNerd

82 Step In the Arena - Gang Starr

A quintessential DJ Premier and Guru album. As a lyricist, Guru's rhymes are timeless, and DJ Premier's production is on point like always.

83 Live and Let Die - Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
84 Field Notes - Sims
85 Uneven Compromise - Lil Ugly Mane
86 The Documentary - The Game

I just bought this album the other day and The Game absolutely kills it. He's got some awesome beats and clever lyrics. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a rap album.

In my opinion the best after illmatic. Probably the most underrated rap album of all time with great production from Dre.

Rise of the west coast... again.

87 The 3rd World - Immortal Technique
88 Man on the Moon: The End of Day - Kid Cudi

This album should be much higher on the list! The songs were meaningful and thoughtfully put together. I still remember sitting down and listening to the whole album like one would watch a movie. It's a piece of art.

This album is honestly so underrated front to back there is no bad track and it tells a story, has a message, and has kickass beats and flows. One of my favorite albums of all time and my favorite psychedelic rap album. Should be at least in the top 50!

Deep intrespective story. Sick flow. Real message. Meaningful lyrics. Great album

89 Strickly For My N***** - Tupac

keep ya head up, I get around, holla if ya hear me,

A true classic it is one of his most underrated albums with the song: papaz song, keep ya head up, last wordz, streets R death row and much more (in my opinion better then AEOM)

90 Things Fall Apart - The Roots

Truly a beautiful storyline. I wish people would appreciate this album more. Also the song things fall apart I have cried because of how much it is relatable.

91 Donuts - J Dilla V 1 Comment
92 Season 1 - Epic Rap Battles of History

Lol

93 The Predator - Ice Cube
94 Rebel Yellow - Cecil Otter
95 It's Dark and Hell is Hot (DMX)

Amazing album from the dog, really underrated to! People should respect his style more, amazing Hardcore-Rap, nice lyrics, flow, beats, gotta respect the dog!

DMX is still to this day the only artist of ANY genre to release two #1 solo albums in the same year. This album is at a minimum top 10 and brought rap back to the east coast.

Still my favorite rap album after all these years.

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96 Until the End of Time - 2Pac

Perhaps I was addicted to the dark side... poetry at its zenith...

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97 ATLiens - Outkast

Disrespectful to have this masterpiece so low. Have we forgotten about Outkast?

How is this 136th, should be top 10 easy!

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98 3 Feet High & Rising - de la Soul

Should be top 20 at least! - Hiphop101

Outstanding

Great rap album, and surprisingly optimistic as well.

This should be top 20 to be honest

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99 808s & Heartbreak - Kanye West

I love Kanye, but this album was pretty bad

100 Doe or Die - AZ

AZ is the most underrated artist of all time in my opinion. He has made some of the best hip hop tracks and albums of all time and he still isn't very popular. He also made one of the best hip hop verses of all time in Life's a Bitch. - TheMusicNerd

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