2005 Hip Hop Album Releases

2005
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LP (47)
Single (4)
Aug 30
Kanye West - Late Registration
Kanye West
Late Registration
82
critic score
(16)
88
user score
(1271)
Mar 22
M.I.A. - Arular
M.I.A.
Arular
86
critic score
(13)
83
user score
(253)
May 24
Common - Be
Common
Be
79
critic score
(11)
85
user score
(191)
Oct 10
Danger Doom - The Mouse and the Mask
Danger Doom
The Mouse and the Mask
79
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(134)
Dec 6
Lil Wayne - Tha Carter II
Lil Wayne
Tha Carter II
79
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(107)
Nov 11
Nujabes - Modal Soul
Nujabes
Modal Soul
85
user score
(99)
Mar 3
50 Cent - The Massacre
50 Cent
The Massacre
60
critic score
(11)
64
user score
(73)
Jan 18
The Game - The Documentary
The Game
The Documentary
76
critic score
(8)
83
user score
(70)
Mar 29
Edan - Beauty and the Beat
Edan
Beauty and the Beat
87
critic score
(6)
86
user score
(69)
May 25
Black Eyed Peas - Monkey Business
Black Eyed Peas
Monkey Business
46
critic score
(9)
58
user score
(67)
Oct 4
Atmosphere - You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having
Atmosphere
You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having
69
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(32)
Jul 5
Kanye West - Gold Digger
Kanye West
Gold Digger
84
user score
(31)
Feb 15
Busdriver - Fear of a Black Tangent
Busdriver
Fear of a Black Tangent
75
critic score
(7)
88
user score
(30)
May 3
Quasimoto - The Further Adventures of Lord Quas
Quasimoto
The Further Adventures of Lord Quas
73
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(30)
Sep 20
Cage - Hell's Winter
Cage
Hell's Winter
79
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(30)
Dec 6
Eminem - Curtain Call: The Hits
Eminem
Curtain Call: The Hits
66
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(30)
May 9
Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
Gorillaz
Feel Good Inc.
90
user score
(29)
May 31
Kanye West - Diamonds from Sierra Leone
Kanye West
Diamonds from Sierra Leone
84
user score
(22)
Jun 1
Kendrick Lamar - Training Day
Kendrick Lamar
Training Day
50
critic score
(1)
53
user score
(20)
Nov 22
Fort Minor - The Rising Tied
Fort Minor
The Rising Tied
77
critic score
(6)
70
user score
(17)
Jul 26
Jeezy - Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
Jeezy
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
68
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(16)
Sep 26
Why? - Elephant Eyelash
Why?
Elephant Eyelash
79
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(16)
Jul 4
Missy Elliott - The Cookbook
Missy Elliott
The Cookbook
70
critic score
(12)
73
user score
(15)
Sep 13
Little Brother - The Minstrel Show
Little Brother
The Minstrel Show
70
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(15)
May 24
Gucci Mane - Trap House
Gucci Mane
Trap House
70
critic score
(1)
53
user score
(14)
Jun 7
DJ Shadow - Endtroducing... [Deluxe Edition]
DJ Shadow
Endtroducing... [Deluxe Edition]
95
critic score
(4)
87
user score
(14)
Feb 22
Aesop Rock - Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives
Aesop Rock
Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives
71
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(13)
Sep 27
Lil' Kim - The Naked Truth
Lil' Kim
The Naked Truth
60
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(13)
Dec 13
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama - Tha Dedication
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama
Tha Dedication
69
user score
(13)
Sep 27
Three 6 Mafia - Most Known Unknown
Three 6 Mafia
Most Known Unknown
86
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(11)
Nov 22
Chamillionaire - The Sound of Revenge
Chamillionaire
The Sound of Revenge
69
critic score
(6)
67
user score
(11)
Dec 31
Clipse - We Got It 4 Cheap Volume 2
Clipse
We Got It 4 Cheap Volume 2
88
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(8)
Feb 8
Sage Francis - A Healthy Distrust
Sage Francis
A Healthy Distrust
82
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(7)
Mar 29
Beanie Sigel - The B. Coming
Beanie Sigel
The B. Coming
76
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(7)
May 3
13 & God - 13 & God
13 & God
13 & God
73
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(7)
Sep 27
Blackalicious - The Craft
Blackalicious
The Craft
79
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(7)
Oct 25
DJ Muggs vs GZA - Grandmasters
DJ Muggs vs GZA
Grandmasters
87
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(7)
Nov 28
Cadence Weapon - Breaking Kayfabe
Cadence Weapon
Breaking Kayfabe
85
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(6)
Sep 13
Bun B - Trill
Bun B
Trill
78
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(5)
Mar 21
Prefuse 73 - Surrounded By Silence
Prefuse 73
Surrounded By Silence
69
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(4)
Sep 27
Paul Wall - The Peoples Champ
Paul Wall
The Peoples Champ
76
critic score
(5)
65
user score
(4)
Jul 12
Felt - Felt, Vol. 2: A Tribute to Lisa Bonet
Felt
Felt, Vol. 2: A Tribute to Lisa Bonet
66
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(3)
Nov 22
Juelz Santana - What the Game's Been Missing!
Juelz Santana
What the Game's Been Missing!
68
critic score
(5)
53
user score
(3)
Dec 2
The Notorious B.I.G. - Duets: The Final Chapter
The Notorious B.I.G.
Duets: The Final Chapter
44
critic score
(9)
37
user score
(3)
Apr 19
Mike Jones - Who Is Mike Jones?
Mike Jones
Who Is Mike Jones?
57
critic score
(5)
68
user score
(2)
Jun 14
Fat Joe - All or Nothing
Fat Joe
All or Nothing
65
critic score
(5)
43
user score
(2)
Jun 28
Ying Yang Twins - U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)
Ying Yang Twins
U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)
69
critic score
(6)
61
user score
(2)
Jul 12
Slim Thug - Already Platinum
Slim Thug
Already Platinum
75
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(2)
Sep 20
David Banner - Certified
David Banner
Certified
70
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(2)
Oct 11
Warren G - In the Mid-Nite Hour
Warren G
In the Mid-Nite Hour
70
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(2)
Nov 1
Public Enemy - New Whirl Odor
Public Enemy
New Whirl Odor
51
critic score
(4)
55
user score
(2)
2005
Tame One - O.G. Bobby Johnson
Tame One
O.G. Bobby Johnson
76
user score
(1)
Jan 28
Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep
Roots Manuva
Awfully Deep
72
critic score
(8)
87
user score
(1)
Mar 22
The Perceptionists - Black Dialogue
The Perceptionists
Black Dialogue
76
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(1)
May 17
Memphis Bleek - 534
Memphis Bleek
534
54
critic score
(6)
May 17
C-Rayz Walz - Year of the Beast
C-Rayz Walz
Year of the Beast
60
critic score
(7)
Jul 12
Bow Wow - Wanted
Bow Wow
Wanted
60
critic score
(1)

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