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 (23)
Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late
#2

Drake

If You're Reading This It's Too Late

77
critic score (16)
Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
#3

Earl Sweatshirt

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

77
critic score (13)
Lupe Fiasco - Tetsuo & Youth
#4

Lupe Fiasco

Tetsuo & Youth

76
critic score (13)
Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife
#5

Rae Sremmurd

SremmLife

75
critic score (10)
Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin
#6

Ghostpoet

Shedding Skin

74
critic score (6)
Action Bronson - Mr. Wonderful
#7

Action Bronson

Mr. Wonderful

73
critic score (12)
Cannibal Ox - Blade of the Ronin
#8

Cannibal Ox

Blade of the Ronin

73
critic score (7)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED HIP HOP ALBUMS OF 2015

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
#1

Kendrick Lamar

To Pimp a Butterfly

91
user score (193)
Death Grips - The Powers That B
#2

Death Grips

The Powers That B

85
user score (45)
Death Grips - Jenny Death
#3

Death Grips

Jenny Death

82
user score (51)
Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin
#4

Ghostpoet

Shedding Skin

80
user score (16)
Open Mike Eagle - A Special Episode Of
#5

Open Mike Eagle

A Special Episode Of

80
user score (14)
Lupe Fiasco - Tetsuo & Youth
#6

Lupe Fiasco

Tetsuo & Youth

77
user score (70)
Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
#7

Earl Sweatshirt

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

77
user score (48)
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah - Sour Soul
#8

BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah

Sour Soul

76
user score (42)

RECENT HIP HOP ALBUMS

Death Grips - Jenny Death

Death Grips

Jenny Death

79
critic score (4)
82
user score (51)
Death Grips - The Powers That B

Death Grips

The Powers That B

71
critic score (4)
85
user score (45)
Wale - The Album About Nothing

Wale

The Album About Nothing

70
critic score (2)
77
user score (2)
Ludacris - Ludaversal

Ludacris

Ludaversal

62
critic score (4)
77
user score (2)
Action Bronson - Mr. Wonderful

Action Bronson

Mr. Wonderful

73
critic score (12)
74
user score (30)
Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside

Earl Sweatshirt

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

77
critic score (13)
77
user score (48)
Future - 56 Nights

Future

56 Nights

73
critic score (1)
63
user score (3)
Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

Kendrick Lamar

To Pimp a Butterfly

94
critic score (23)
91
user score (193)

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Critics' Top Hip Hop Artists

#1

Kendrick Lamar

87
critic score (47)
#2

El-P

84
critic score (40)
#3

Kanye West

82
critic score (108)
#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)