Genre
Hip Hop

Hip Hop

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED HIP HOP ALBUMS OF 2014

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2
#1

Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels 2

87
critic score (13)
Vince Staples - Hell Can Wait
#2

Vince Staples

Hell Can Wait

82
critic score (5)
Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty
#3

Shabazz Palaces

Lese Majesty

81
critic score (18)
Young Fathers - Dead
#4

Young Fathers

Dead

81
critic score (10)
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
#5

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Piñata

80
critic score (13)
Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo
#6

Isaiah Rashad

Cilvia Demo

80
critic score (9)
DJ Quik - The Midnight Life
#7

DJ Quik

The Midnight Life

78
critic score (4)
Homeboy Sandman - Hallways
#8

Homeboy Sandman

Hallways

78
critic score (4)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED HIP HOP ALBUMS OF 2014

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2
#1

Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels 2

83
user score (57)
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
#2

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Piñata

81
user score (113)
Mick Jenkins - The Water[s]
#3

Mick Jenkins

The Water[s]

81
user score (12)
Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy
#4

Open Mike Eagle

Dark Comedy

78
user score (16)
Vince Staples - Hell Can Wait
#5

Vince Staples

Hell Can Wait

78
user score (17)
Clipping - CLPPNG
#6

Clipping

CLPPNG

78
user score (54)
Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty
#7

Shabazz Palaces

Lese Majesty

78
user score (54)
Death Grips - Niggas on The Moon
#8

Death Grips

Niggas on The Moon

77
user score (53)

RECENT HIP HOP ALBUMS

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2

Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels 2

87
critic score (13)
83
user score (57)
Black Milk - If There's A Hell Below

Black Milk

If There's A Hell Below

75
critic score (6)
62
user score (2)
Stalley - Ohio

Stalley

Ohio

73
critic score (3)
Logic - Under Pressure

Logic

Under Pressure

72
critic score (5)
84
user score (4)
T.I. - Paperwork

T.I.

Paperwork

69
critic score (6)
59
user score (2)
DJ Quik - The Midnight Life

DJ Quik

The Midnight Life

78
critic score (4)
66
user score (2)
The Game - Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf

The Game

Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf

67
critic score (3)
57
user score (1)
Vince Staples - Hell Can Wait

Vince Staples

Hell Can Wait

82
critic score (5)
78
user score (17)

UPCOMING HIP HOP ALBUMS

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
50 Cent - Street King Immortal

50 Cent

Street King Immortal

Dec 31, 2014


New Track: Nicki Minaj "Only" feat. Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown
Listen: Run the Jewels - Blockbuster Night Pt 2
New Track: Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment - No Better Blues
Video: Vince Staples - Fire

Critics' Top Hip Hop Artists

#1

El-P

85
critic score (38)
#2

Kanye West

83
critic score (97)
#3

OutKast

81
critic score (27)
#4

Brother Ali

81
critic score (27)
#5

M.I.A.

80
critic score (55)
#6

Beastie Boys

80
critic score (60)
#7

The Roots

79
critic score (78)
#8

Death Grips

79
critic score (37)