Best Hip Hop Albums of 2014

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1. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2

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Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2
October 28, 2014
Critic Score
86
19 reviews

2. Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica

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Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica
November 11, 2014
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

3. Vince Staples - Hell Can Wait

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Vince Staples - Hell Can Wait
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

4. Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty

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Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty
July 29, 2014
Critic Score
81
18 reviews

5. Young Fathers - Dead

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Young Fathers - Dead
February 3, 2014
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

6. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata

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Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
March 18, 2014
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

7. Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo

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Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo
January 28, 2014
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

8. DJ Quik - The Midnight Life

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DJ Quik - The Midnight Life
October 14, 2014
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

9. Statik Selektah - What Goes Around

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Statik Selektah - What Goes Around
August 19, 2014
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

10. Homeboy Sandman - Hallways

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Homeboy Sandman - Hallways
September 1, 2014
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

11. Mick Jenkins - The Water[s]

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Mick Jenkins - The Water[s]
August 12, 2014
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

12. YG - My Krazy Life

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YG - My Krazy Life
March 18, 2014
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

13. Future - Honest

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Future - Honest
April 22, 2014
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

14. Schoolboy Q - Oxymoron

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Schoolboy Q - Oxymoron
February 25, 2014
Critic Score
77
18 reviews

15. DJ Mustard - 10 Summers

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DJ Mustard - 10 Summers
August 26, 2014
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

16. Step Brothers - Lord Steppington

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Step Brothers - Lord Steppington
January 21, 2014
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

17. Ratking - So It Goes

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Ratking - So It Goes
April 8, 2014
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

18. Cities Aviv - Come To Life

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Cities Aviv - Come To Life
January 28, 2014
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

19. Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste

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Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste
November 6, 2014
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

20. Kevin Gates - By Any Means

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Kevin Gates - By Any Means
March 17, 2014
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

21. Dilated Peoples - Directors of Photography

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Dilated Peoples - Directors of Photography
August 11, 2014
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

22. Black Milk - If There's A Hell Below

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Black Milk - If There's A Hell Below
October 28, 2014
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

23. Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy

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Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy
June 9, 2014
Critic Score
74
4 reviews

24. Sage Francis - Copper Gone

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Sage Francis - Copper Gone
June 3, 2014
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

25. Busdriver - Perfect Hair

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Busdriver - Perfect Hair
September 8, 2014
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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