Stereogum's 40 Best Rap Albums of 2016

Stereogum's 40 Best Rap Albums of 2016

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40. clipping. - Splendor & Misery

clipping. - Splendor & Misery
September 9, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
13 reviews
User Score
72
87 reviews

39. Isaiah Rashad - The Sun's Tirade

Isaiah Rashad - The Sun's Tirade
September 2, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
75
12 reviews
User Score
79
181 reviews

38. dälek - Asphalt For Eden

dälek - Asphalt For Eden
April 22, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
66
17 reviews

37. Flatbush Zombies - 3001: A Laced Odyssey

Flatbush Zombies - 3001: A Laced Odyssey
March 11, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
74
9 reviews
User Score
71
95 reviews

36. Travis Scott - Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

Travis Scott - Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
September 2, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
62
9 reviews
User Score
66
153 reviews

35. Payroll Giovanni & Cardo Got Wings - Big Bossin, Vol. 1

Payroll Giovanni & Cardo Got Wings - Big Bossin, Vol. 1
May 13, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
83
6 reviews

34. Swet Shop Boys - Cashmere

Swet Shop Boys - Cashmere
October 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
8 reviews
User Score
75
31 reviews

33. Gucci Mane - Everybody Looking

Gucci Mane - Everybody Looking
July 22, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
73
12 reviews
User Score
65
58 reviews

32. Kweku Collins - Nat Love

Kweku Collins - Nat Love
April 8, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
73
20 reviews

31. Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid

Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid
April 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
11 reviews
User Score
78
138 reviews

30. Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman - Lice Two: Still Buggin'

Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman - Lice Two: Still Buggin'
September 29, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
74
4 reviews

29. 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

28. Boosie Badazz - Out My Feelings (In My Past)

Boosie Badazz - Out My Feelings (In My Past)
February 5, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
71
6 reviews

27. Future - EVOL

Future - EVOL
February 6, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
18 reviews
User Score
61
130 reviews

26. Kevin Gates - Islah

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

25. DJ Quik & Problem - Rosecrans

DJ Quik & Problem - Rosecrans
April 20, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
2 reviews
User Score
78
3 reviews

24. G Perico - Shit Don't Stop

G Perico - Shit Don't Stop
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
74
2 reviews
User Score
76
4 reviews

23. Young Thug - I'm Up

Young Thug - I'm Up
February 5, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
11 reviews
User Score
64
72 reviews

22. Joey Purp - iiiDrops

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

21. Future - Purple Reign

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

20. Westside Gunn - Flygod

Westside Gunn - Flygod
March 11, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
78
5 reviews

19. Saba - Bucket List Project

Saba - Bucket List Project
October 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
4 reviews
User Score
77
23 reviews

18. AD & Sorry Jaynari - By the Way

AD & Sorry Jaynari - By the Way
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
74
1 review
User Score
75
1 review

17. Cam & China - Cam & China

Cam & China - Cam & China
July 29, 2016
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
68
7 reviews

16. Kodak Black - Lil B.I.G. Pac

Kodak Black - Lil B.I.G. Pac
June 10, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
61
4 reviews
User Score
52
31 reviews

15. Vince Staples - Prima Donna

Vince Staples - Prima Donna
August 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
13 reviews
User Score
76
209 reviews

14. Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife 2

Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife 2
August 12, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
13 reviews
User Score
67
93 reviews

13. Skepta - Konnichiwa

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

12. Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.

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

11. 21 Savage - Savage Mode

21 Savage - Savage Mode
July 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
4 reviews
User Score
56
69 reviews

10. Noname - Telefone

Noname - Telefone
July 31, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
8 reviews
User Score
80
180 reviews

9. 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
917 reviews

8. KA - Honor Killed the Samurai

KA - Honor Killed the Samurai
August 13, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
4 reviews
User Score
78
58 reviews

7. Young Thug - Jeffery

Young Thug - Jeffery
August 26, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
11 reviews
User Score
76
193 reviews

6. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
September 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
29 reviews
User Score
85
469 reviews

5. A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service

A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
November 11, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
84
390 reviews

4. Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP

Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP
July 8, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
User Score
76
243 reviews

3. 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

2. YG - Still Brazy

YG - Still Brazy
June 17, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
12 reviews
User Score
76
200 reviews

1. Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book

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