The Best Hip Hop Albums of 2008

1. Why? - Alopecia

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

2. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III

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

3. Q-Tip - The Renaissance

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

4. Black Milk - Tronic

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

5. The Roots - Rising Down

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

6. Subtle - ExitingARM

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

7. The Cool Kids - The Bake Sale

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

8. Jean Grae - Jeanius

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

9. GZA - Pro Tools

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

10. Madlib - WLIB AM: King of the Wigflip

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

11. Killer Mike - I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind II

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Killer Mike - I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind II
July 8, 2008
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

12. Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak

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

13. Snoop Dogg - Ego Trippin'

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

14. Nicolay & Kay - Time:Line

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

15. Atmosphere - When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Atmosphere - When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold
April 22, 2008
Critic Score
70
13 reviews

16. T.I. - Paper Trail

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

17. Del the Funky Homosapien - Eleventh Hour

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

18. Cadence Weapon - Afterparty Babies

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Cadence Weapon - Afterparty Babies
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
68
10 reviews

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

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

20. Jeezy - The Recession

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

21. Ludacris - Theater of the Mind

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Ludacris - Theater of the Mind
November 16, 2008
Critic Score
65
13 reviews

22. T-Pain - Thr33 Ringz

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
T-Pain - Thr33 Ringz
November 11, 2008
Critic Score
64
5 reviews

23. The Game - LAX

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
The Game - LAX
August 26, 2008
Critic Score
64
11 reviews

24. The Streets - Everything Is Borrowed

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
The Streets - Everything Is Borrowed
September 15, 2008
Critic Score
64
17 reviews

25. EPMD - We Mean Business

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
EPMD - We Mean Business
December 9, 2008
Critic Score
63
6 reviews

NEXT »
MORE GENRES:

Connect with AOTY