Genre
Hip Hop

Hip Hop

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED HIP HOP ALBUMS OF 2014

Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty
#1

Shabazz Palaces

Lese Majesty

81
critic score (18)
Young Fathers - Dead
#2

Young Fathers

Dead

81
critic score (10)
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
#3

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Piñata

80
critic score (13)
Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo
#4

Isaiah Rashad

Cilvia Demo

80
critic score (9)
Homeboy Sandman - Hallways
#5

Homeboy Sandman

Hallways

78
critic score (4)
Statik Selektah - What Goes Around
#6

Statik Selektah

What Goes Around

78
critic score (4)
Mick Jenkins - The Water[s]
#7

Mick Jenkins

The Water[s]

78
critic score (4)
YG - My Krazy Life
#8

YG

My Krazy Life

77
critic score (9)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED HIP HOP ALBUMS OF 2014

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
#1

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Piñata

81
user score (106)
Clipping - CLPPNG
#2

Clipping

CLPPNG

79
user score (47)
Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty
#3

Shabazz Palaces

Lese Majesty

78
user score (47)
Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy
#4

Open Mike Eagle

Dark Comedy

78
user score (15)
Death Grips - Niggas on The Moon
#5

Death Grips

Niggas on The Moon

77
user score (45)
Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo
#6

Isaiah Rashad

Cilvia Demo

77
user score (62)
Common - Nobody's Smiling
#7

Common

Nobody's Smiling

75
user score (10)
Schoolboy Q - Oxymoron
#8

Schoolboy Q

Oxymoron

74
user score (69)

RECENT HIP HOP ALBUMS

NehruvianDOOM - NehruvianDOOM

NehruvianDOOM

NehruvianDOOM

69
critic score (6)
72
user score (4)
Rittz - Next To Nothing

Rittz

Next To Nothing

75
critic score (2)
85
user score (2)
Lecrae - Anomaly

Lecrae

Anomaly

70
critic score (3)
82
user score (2)
Busdriver - Perfect Hair

Busdriver

Perfect Hair

75
critic score (6)
Jeezy - Seen It All: The Autobiography

Jeezy

Seen It All: The Autobiography

69
critic score (7)
65
user score (3)
Homeboy Sandman - Hallways

Homeboy Sandman

Hallways

78
critic score (4)
73
user score (1)
Curren$y - Saturday Night Car Tunes

Curren$y

Saturday Night Car Tunes

60
critic score (1)
71
user score (1)
Wara From the NBHD - Kidnapped

Wara From the NBHD

Kidnapped

78
critic score (2)

UPCOMING HIP HOP ALBUMS

DJ Quik - The Midnight Life

DJ Quik

The Midnight Life

Oct 14, 2014
Run the Jewels - RTJ2

Run the Jewels

RTJ2

Oct 28, 2014
Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste

Azealia Banks

Broke With Expensive Taste

Dec 31, 2014
Lil Wayne - Tha Carter V

Lil Wayne

Tha Carter V

Dec 31, 2014


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Critics' Top Hip Hop Artists

#1

El-P

85
critic score (37)
#2

Kanye West

83
critic score (97)
#3

OutKast

82
critic score (25)
#4

Brother Ali

81
critic score (27)
#5

M.I.A.

80
critic score (55)
#6

Beastie Boys

80
critic score (58)
#7

Death Grips

79
critic score (37)
#8

Aesop Rock

78
critic score (28)