Hip Hop

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED HIP HOP ALBUMS OF 2015

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
#1

Kendrick Lamar

To Pimp a Butterfly

94
critic score (26)
Young Fathers - White Men Are Black Too
#2

Young Fathers

White Men Are Black Too

80
critic score (17)
Death Grips - Jenny Death
#3

Death Grips

Jenny Death

79
critic score (5)
Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late
#4

Drake

If You're Reading This It's Too Late

76
critic score (17)
Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
#5

Earl Sweatshirt

I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside

76
critic score (19)
Lupe Fiasco - Tetsuo & Youth
#6

Lupe Fiasco

Tetsuo & Youth

76
critic score (13)
Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin
#7

Ghostpoet

Shedding Skin

75
critic score (7)
Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife
#8

Rae Sremmurd

SremmLife

75
critic score (10)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED HIP HOP ALBUMS OF 2015

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
#1

Kendrick Lamar

To Pimp a Butterfly

90
user score (263)
Death Grips - The Powers That B
#2

Death Grips

The Powers That B

82
user score (66)
Young Fathers - White Men Are Black Too
#3

Young Fathers

White Men Are Black Too

82
user score (62)
Death Grips - Jenny Death
#4

Death Grips

Jenny Death

81
user score (67)
Open Mike Eagle - A Special Episode Of
#5

Open Mike Eagle

A Special Episode Of

81
user score (15)
Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin
#6

Ghostpoet

Shedding Skin

79
user score (18)
Lupe Fiasco - Tetsuo & Youth
#7

Lupe Fiasco

Tetsuo & Youth

77
user score (77)
Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
#8

Earl Sweatshirt

I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside

76
user score (83)

RECENT HIP HOP ALBUMS

Raekwon - Fly International Luxurious Art

Raekwon

Fly International Luxurious Art

66
critic score (10)
64
user score (3)
Yelawolf - Love Story

Yelawolf

Love Story

60
critic score (6)
67
user score (10)
Young Thug - Barter 6

Young Thug

Barter 6

74
critic score (9)
72
user score (20)
Tyler, the Creator - Cherry Bomb

Tyler, the Creator

Cherry Bomb

67
critic score (14)
69
user score (57)
Young Fathers - White Men Are Black Too

Young Fathers

White Men Are Black Too

80
critic score (17)
82
user score (62)
Curren$y - Pilot Talk III

Curren$y

Pilot Talk III

76
critic score (4)
76
user score (7)
Death Grips - Jenny Death

Death Grips

Jenny Death

79
critic score (5)
81
user score (67)
Death Grips - The Powers That B

Death Grips

The Powers That B

74
critic score (6)
82
user score (66)

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Critics' Top Hip Hop Artists

#1

Kendrick Lamar

88
critic score (50)
#2

El-P

84
critic score (41)
#3

Kanye West

81
critic score (110)
#4

Brother Ali

81
critic score (27)
#5

M.I.A.

80
critic score (70)
#6

OutKast

80
critic score (31)
#7

J Dilla

79
critic score (19)
#8

The Roots

79
critic score (85)