The Best Hip Hop Albums of 2001

1. Missy Elliott - Miss E... So Addictive

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

2. Cannibal Ox - The Cold Vein

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

3. Jay-Z - MTV Unplugged

Jay-Z - MTV Unplugged
December 18, 2001
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

4. Eve - Scorpion

Eve - Scorpion
March 6, 2001
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

5. De La Soul - AOI: Bionix

De La Soul - AOI: Bionix
December 4, 2001
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

6. Jay-Z - The Blueprint

Jay-Z - The Blueprint
September 11, 2001
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

7. N.E.R.D. - In Search of...

N.E.R.D. - In Search of...
September 28, 2001
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

8. Wu-Tang Clan - Iron Flag

Wu-Tang Clan - Iron Flag
December 18, 2001
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

9. Busta Rhymes - Genesis

Busta Rhymes - Genesis
November 13, 2001
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

10. Ja Rule - Pain Is Love

Ja Rule - Pain Is Love
October 2, 2001
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

11. Roots Manuva - Run Come Save Me

Roots Manuva - Run Come Save Me
August 13, 2001
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

12. Saul Williams - Amethyst Rock Star

Saul Williams - Amethyst Rock Star
May 8, 2001
Critic Score
71
6 reviews

13. Nas - Stillmatic

Nas - Stillmatic
December 18, 2001
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

14. Foxy Brown - Broken Silence

Foxy Brown - Broken Silence
July 17, 2001
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

15. D12 - Devil's Night

D12 - Devil's Night
June 19, 2001
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

16. Beanie Sigel - The Reason

Beanie Sigel - The Reason
June 26, 2001
Critic Score
67
5 reviews

17. Ghostface Killah - Bulletproof Wallets

Ghostface Killah - Bulletproof Wallets
November 13, 2001
Critic Score
65
6 reviews

18. DMX - The Great Depression

DMX - The Great Depression
October 23, 2001
Critic Score
64
8 reviews

19. Redman - Malpractice

Redman - Malpractice
May 22, 2001
Critic Score
60
5 reviews

21. 2Pac - Until the End of Time

2Pac - Until the End of Time
March 27, 2001
Critic Score
57
5 reviews

22. Run-D.M.C. - Crown Royal

Run-D.M.C. - Crown Royal
April 3, 2001
Critic Score
51
7 reviews
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