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The Best Hip Hop Albums of the 2000s

1.

El-P - Fantastic Damage
May 14, 2002
Critic Score
92
7 reviews

2.

Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
91
7 reviews

3.

OutKast - Stankonia
October 31, 2000
Critic Score
90
9 reviews

4.

Brother Ali - Shadows on the Sun
May 2, 2003
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

5.

The Streets - Original Pirate Material
October 22, 2002
Critic Score
89
9 reviews

6.

Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher
May 6, 2003
Critic Score
89
6 reviews

7.

Danger Mouse - The Grey Album
February 3, 2004
Critic Score
89
8 reviews

8.

Edan - Beauty and the Beat
March 29, 2005
Critic Score
88
8 reviews

9.

Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
November 28, 2006
Critic Score
88
17 reviews

10.

M.I.A. - Arular
March 22, 2005
Critic Score
88
15 reviews

11.

Madvillain - Madvillainy
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
87
10 reviews

12.

RJD2 - Deadringer
July 23, 2002
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

13.

The Avalanches - Since I Left You
November 27, 2000
Critic Score
87
11 reviews

14.

J Dilla - Donuts
February 7, 2006
Critic Score
87
8 reviews

15.

Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II
September 8, 2009
Critic Score
87
19 reviews

16.

cLOUDDEAD - cLOUDDEAD
May 1, 2001
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

17.

Cannibal Ox - The Cold Vein
May 15, 2001
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

18.

The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free
May 18, 2004
Critic Score
86
13 reviews

19.

Missy Elliott - Miss E... So Addictive
May 15, 2001
Critic Score
86
11 reviews

20.

Pharoahe Monch - Desire
June 26, 2007
Critic Score
85
14 reviews

21.

Talib Kweli - Quality
November 19, 2002
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

22.

M.I.A. - Kala
August 21, 2007
Critic Score
85
25 reviews

23.

OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

24.

Cadence Weapon - Breaking Kayfabe
November 28, 2005
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

25.

Eminem - The Eminem Show
May 28, 2002
Critic Score
84
6 reviews
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