The Best Hip Hop Albums of 2008

1. Why? - Alopecia

Why? - Alopecia
March 11, 2008
Critic Score
82
11 reviews

2. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
June 10, 2008
Critic Score
81
15 reviews

3. Q-Tip - The Renaissance

Q-Tip - The Renaissance
November 4, 2008
Critic Score
81
15 reviews

4. Black Milk - Tronic

Black Milk - Tronic
October 28, 2008
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

5. The Roots - Rising Down

The Roots - Rising Down
April 29, 2008
Critic Score
78
14 reviews

6. Subtle - ExitingARM

Subtle - ExitingARM
May 13, 2008
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

7. The Cool Kids - The Bake Sale

The Cool Kids - The Bake Sale
June 10, 2008
Critic Score
76
12 reviews

8. Scarface - Emeritus

Scarface - Emeritus
December 2, 2008
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

9. Jean Grae - Jeanius

Jean Grae - Jeanius
July 8, 2008
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

10. Bun B - II Trill

Bun B - II Trill
May 20, 2008
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

11. GZA - Pro Tools

GZA - Pro Tools
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

12. Madlib - WLIB AM: King of the Wigflip

Madlib - WLIB AM: King of the Wigflip
September 30, 2008
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

14. Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak

Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak
November 24, 2008
Critic Score
72
24 reviews

15. Roots Manuva - Slime & Reason

Roots Manuva - Slime & Reason
September 1, 2008
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

16. Pete Rock - NY's Finest

Pete Rock - NY's Finest
February 26, 2008
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

17. Murs - Murs for President

Murs - Murs for President
September 30, 2008
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

18. Snoop Dogg - Ego Trippin'

Snoop Dogg - Ego Trippin'
March 11, 2008
Critic Score
71
8 reviews

19. Nicolay & Kay - Time:Line

Nicolay & Kay - Time:Line
February 12, 2008
Critic Score
71
6 reviews

21. T.I. - Paper Trail

T.I. - Paper Trail
September 30, 2008
Critic Score
69
11 reviews

22. Cadence Weapon - Afterparty Babies

Cadence Weapon - Afterparty Babies
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
69
11 reviews

23. Del the Funky Homosapien - Eleventh Hour

Del the Funky Homosapien - Eleventh Hour
March 11, 2008
Critic Score
68
9 reviews

24. The Knux - Remind Me in Three Days...

The Knux - Remind Me in Three Days...
October 14, 2008
Critic Score
67
6 reviews

25. Jeezy - The Recession

Jeezy - The Recession
September 2, 2008
Critic Score
66
13 reviews
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