Complex's Best Albums of 2016 (So Far)

Complex's Best Albums of 2016 (So Far)

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40. Zayn - Mind of Mine

Zayn - Mind of Mine
March 25, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
65
20 reviews
User Score
64
143 reviews

39. Jerreau - Never How You Plan

Jerreau - Never How You Plan
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
82
1 review

38. ZelooperZ - Bothic

ZelooperZ - Bothic
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
62
2 reviews
User Score
63
5 reviews

37. Flume - Skin

Flume - Skin
May 27, 2016
Wonky
Critic Score
68
8 reviews
User Score
71
197 reviews

36. Tunji Ige - Missed Calls

Tunji Ige - Missed Calls
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
66
6 reviews

35. Kari Faux - Lost En Los Angeles

Kari Faux - Lost En Los Angeles
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

34. Bas - Too High to Riot

Bas - Too High to Riot
March 4, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
70
4 reviews
User Score
72
35 reviews

33. Joey Purp - iiiDrops

Joey Purp - iiiDrops
May 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
77
74 reviews

32. David Bowie - Blackstar

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
85
33 reviews
User Score
85
867 reviews

31. Royce da 5'9'' - Layers

Royce da 5'9'' - Layers
April 15, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
6 reviews
User Score
77
26 reviews

30. King - We Are King

King - We Are King
February 5, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
80
9 reviews
User Score
74
75 reviews

29. Jazz Cartier - Hotel Paranoia

Jazz Cartier - Hotel Paranoia
February 1, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
67
35 reviews

28. Future - Purple Reign

Future - Purple Reign
January 17, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
7 reviews
User Score
61
60 reviews

27. Domo Genesis - Genesis

Domo Genesis - Genesis
March 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
67
6 reviews
User Score
69
51 reviews

26. Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution

Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution
March 4, 2016
Jazz Fusion
Critic Score
83
10 reviews
User Score
75
186 reviews

25. Post Malone - August 26th

Post Malone - August 26th
May 12, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
59
3 reviews
User Score
45
24 reviews

24. The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It

The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
February 26, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
71
21 reviews
User Score
63
180 reviews

23. Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman

Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
May 20, 2016
Pop
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
User Score
74
272 reviews

22. Skepta - Konnichiwa

Skepta - Konnichiwa
May 6, 2016
Grime
Critic Score
80
16 reviews
User Score
74
180 reviews

21. Majid Jordan - Majid Jordan

Majid Jordan - Majid Jordan
February 5, 2016
Electropop
Critic Score
66
9 reviews
User Score
65
53 reviews

20. Lil Uzi Vert - Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World

Lil Uzi Vert - Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World
April 15, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
65
5 reviews
User Score
62
57 reviews

19. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz - ColleGrove

Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz - ColleGrove
March 4, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
66
8 reviews
User Score
59
38 reviews

18. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
87
34 reviews
User Score
86
1003 reviews

17. A$AP Ferg - Always Strive and Prosper

A$AP Ferg - Always Strive and Prosper
April 22, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
66
16 reviews
User Score
57
104 reviews

16. Lil Yachty - Lil Boat

Lil Yachty - Lil Boat
March 9, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
59
3 reviews
User Score
58
90 reviews

15. Baauer - Aa

Baauer - Aa
March 18, 2016
Trap
Critic Score
74
11 reviews
User Score
70
74 reviews

14. Kamaiyah - A Good Night in the Ghetto

Kamaiyah - A Good Night in the Ghetto
March 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
3 reviews
User Score
73
68 reviews

13. Gallant - Ology

Gallant - Ology
April 6, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
User Score
75
68 reviews

12. KAYTRANADA - 99.9%

KAYTRANADA - 99.9%
May 6, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
78
19 reviews
User Score
77
282 reviews

11. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

Anderson .Paak - Malibu
January 15, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
81
584 reviews

10. Drake - VIEWS

Drake - VIEWS
April 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
67
28 reviews
User Score
60
363 reviews

9. Kevin Gates - Islah

Kevin Gates - Islah
January 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
User Score
62
115 reviews

8. Young Thug - Slime Season 3

Young Thug - Slime Season 3
March 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
73
13 reviews
User Score
69
112 reviews

7. James Blake - The Colour in Anything

James Blake - The Colour in Anything
May 6, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
79
25 reviews
User Score
78
498 reviews

6. dvsn - Sept. 5th

dvsn - Sept. 5th
April 1, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
75
158 reviews

5. Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.

Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.
March 4, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
26 reviews
User Score
81
647 reviews

4. Rihanna - ANTI

Rihanna - ANTI
January 27, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
70
28 reviews
User Score
72
465 reviews

3. Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book

Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
May 13, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
22 reviews
User Score
77
532 reviews

2. Kanye West - The Life of Pablo

Kanye West - The Life of Pablo
February 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
32 reviews
User Score
76
921 reviews

1. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
80
762 reviews
Original Source: http://www.complex.com/music/2016/06/best-albums-of-2016/

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