The Best Hip Hop Albums of 2013

1. Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Critic Score
85
38 reviews

2. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
June 26, 2013
Critic Score
84
24 reviews

3. Danny Brown - OLD

Danny Brown - OLD
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
84
24 reviews

4. KA - The Night's Gambit

KA - The Night's Gambit
July 13, 2013
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

5. Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap

Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap
April 30, 2013
Critic Score
82
15 reviews

7. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
August 20, 2013
Critic Score
79
27 reviews

8. Blu - York

Blu - York
March 26, 2013
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

9. Young Fathers - Tape Two

Young Fathers - Tape Two
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

10. Pusha T - My Name Is My Name

Pusha T - My Name Is My Name
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
78
21 reviews

11. Death Grips - Government Plates

Death Grips - Government Plates
November 13, 2013
Critic Score
78
14 reviews

13. Black Milk - No Poison No Paradise

Black Milk - No Poison No Paradise
October 15, 2013
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

15. Marijuana Deathsquads - Oh My Sexy Lord

Marijuana Deathsquads - Oh My Sexy Lord
October 15, 2013
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

16. Drake - Nothing Was the Same

Drake - Nothing Was the Same
September 24, 2013
Critic Score
76
27 reviews

17. Kevin Gates - Stranger Than Fiction

Kevin Gates - Stranger Than Fiction
July 16, 2013
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

18. M.I.A. - Matangi

M.I.A. - Matangi
November 5, 2013
Critic Score
75
33 reviews

19. Mykki Blanco - Betty Rubble: The Unitiation

Mykki Blanco - Betty Rubble: The Unitiation
May 21, 2013
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

20. Roc Marciano - Marci Beaucoup

Roc Marciano - Marci Beaucoup
December 10, 2013
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

21. Serengeti - Kenny Dennis LP

Serengeti - Kenny Dennis LP
June 25, 2013
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

22. Action Bronson / Party Supplies - Blue Chips 2

Action Bronson / Party Supplies - Blue Chips 2
November 1, 2013
Critic Score
74
9 reviews

23. Kitty - D.A.I.S.Y. Rage

Kitty - D.A.I.S.Y. Rage
January 31, 2013
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

24. Boldy James - My 1st Chemistry Set

Boldy James - My 1st Chemistry Set
October 15, 2013
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

25. Talib Kweli - Gravitas

Talib Kweli - Gravitas
December 15, 2013
Critic Score
73
7 reviews
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