Greatest Rap / Hip-Hop Albums

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

Eminem! !

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 Paid In Full - Eric B. & Rakim
7 All Eyez On Me - 2Pac

Best Record Tupac Ever Had

I only vote for this cus it need to be under Eminem

King of Hip Hop, Tupac Makavelli.

"Ambitionz Az a Ridah"
How Do U Want It
"2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted
Life Goes On
Only God Can Judge Me
"California Love (Remix)
Can't C Me
Wonda Why They Call U Bitch
All Eyez on Me
+ other good songs

8 Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) - Wu Tang Clan
9 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

10 Raising Hell - Run-D.M.C.

The Newcomers

? Infinite - Eminem

The Contenders

11 Life After Death - The Notorious B.I.G.

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

12 The Chronic - Dr. Dre

The best hip hop album of all time!

13 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.

14 Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A

This is the best rap album because of its legacy memorability and greatness R.I.P Easy E

15 3 Feet High and Rising - De La Soul
16 Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys
17 To Pimp a Butterfly - Kendrick Lamar
18 The Slim Shady LP - Eminem
19 Encore - Eminem
20 The College Dropout - Kanye West

This is the best album on the whole list though

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Top Remixes (7)

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

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