Greatest Rap / Hip-Hop Albums

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Ranked by Impact, Influence, Lasting Popularity, and Quality in the world of Rap and Hip-Hop. All realms of Rap/Hip-Hop are included.

The Top Ten

1 The Marshall Mathers LP - Eminem

It is the best album of Eminem and of course best hip hop album... Slim shady is crazy

Simply put: The best rap/hip hop album out there. - BimmyJim

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2 Illmatic - Nas

1. Illmatic-Nas
2. Enter the Wu Tang(36 chambers)
3. Paid in Full-Eric B and Rakim
4. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back-Public Enemy
5. Straight outta Compton-N.W.A.

Eminem is not the rap god the real rap god is nas

All time classic

3 The Eminem Show - Eminem

His flow is the best on this album than all other of his albums. - MickJames

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4 It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back - Public Enemy
5 Ready to Die - Notorious B.I.G.

Why is this album at no. 23? Come ON... At least top 5

6 All Eyez On Me - 2Pac V 4 Comments
7 Paid In Full - Eric B. & Rakim
8 The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest

Hell yeah! Only Midnight Marauders, It takes a nation of millions to hold us back and Enter the Wu-Tang can touch this! - yoshaholic

9 Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) - Wu Tang Clan
10 Raising Hell - Run-D.M.C.

The Contenders

11 Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A
12 Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys
13 3 Feet High and Rising - De La Soul
14 Life After Death - The Notorious B.I.G.

It sickens me to see Notorious B.I. G at only number 19.

15 The Chronic - Dr. Dre

The best hip hop album of all time!

16 Recovery - Eminem

Bloody Hell! It should be at number 1. Those who never heard this album should drown themselves in water. Every song of this album is awesome. Especially "LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE FT RIHANNA" is the best. Love it, it brings the beast out of me.

17 To Pimp a Butterfly - Kendrick Lamar
18 Encore - Eminem
19 The College Dropout - Kanye West

This is the best album on the whole list though

20 The Slim Shady LP - Eminem
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1. The Chronic - Dr. Dre
2. Life After Death - The Notorious B.I.G.
3. Illmatic - Nas
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2. Reasonable Doubt - Jay-Z
3. Ready to Die - Notorious B.I.G.
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2. Ready to Die - Notorious B.I.G.
3. Illmatic - Nas
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