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The Best Hip Hop Albums of 2011

1.

Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
June 28, 2011
Critic Score
85
25 reviews

2.

Danny Brown - XXX
August 15, 2011
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

3.

The Roots - Undun
December 6, 2011
Critic Score
82
24 reviews

5.

Big K.R.I.T. - Return Of 4eva
March 22, 2011
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

6.

Kendrick Lamar - Section.80
July 2, 2011
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

7.

Death Grips - Exmilitary
April 26, 2011
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

8.

A$AP Rocky - Live. Love. A$AP
October 31, 2011
Critic Score
79
13 reviews

9.

Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

10.

Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2
May 3, 2011
Critic Score
78
29 reviews

11.

Curren$y - Covert Coup
April 20, 2011
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

12.

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Critic Score
77
30 reviews

13.

Tech N9ne - All 6's and 7's
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

14.

AraabMuzik - Electronic Dream
June 14, 2011
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

15.

Dels - Gob
May 24, 2011
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

16.

Random Axe - Random Axe
June 14, 2011
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

17.

Evidence - Cats & Dogs
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

18.

DJ Quik - Book of David
April 19, 2011
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

19.

SMOD - SMOD
May 30, 2011
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

20.

Common - The Dreamer / The Believer
December 20, 2011
Critic Score
74
15 reviews

21.

Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
August 8, 2011
Critic Score
74
30 reviews

22.

Doomtree - No Kings
November 22, 2011
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

23.

Roots Manuva - 4everevolution
October 25, 2011
Critic Score
73
14 reviews

24.

Curren$y - Weekend at Burnie's
June 28, 2011
Critic Score
73
12 reviews

25.

Pharoahe Monch - W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)
March 22, 2011
Critic Score
73
10 reviews
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