Complex's 50 Best Albums of 2014

Complex's 50 Best Albums of 2014

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50. Riff Raff - Neon Icon

June 24, 2014
Critic Score
56
11 reviews

49. Low Pros - EP 1

Low Pros - EP 1
May 6, 2014
Critic Score
67
1 review

48. Tinashe - Aquarius

October 7, 2014
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

47. Various Artists - ShadyXV

November 24, 2014
Critic Score
60
8 reviews

46. King Louie - Tony

July 4, 2014
Critic Score
79
1 review

45. Logic - Under Pressure

October 21, 2014
Critic Score
66
7 reviews

44. Omarion - Sex Playlist

December 2, 2014
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

43. Arca - Xen

November 4, 2014
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

42. Migos - No Label 2

February 25, 2014
Critic Score
55
2 reviews

41. Lucki Eck$ - Body High

August 7, 2014
Critic Score
67
1 review

40. Real Estate - Atlas

March 4, 2014
Critic Score
75
31 reviews

39. A$AP Ferg - Ferg Forever

A$AP Ferg - Ferg Forever
November 28, 2014
Critic Score
69
4 reviews

38. Cozz - Cozz & Effect

October 3, 2014
Critic Score
70
1 review

37. Pharrell - G I R L

March 3, 2014
Critic Score
64
30 reviews

35. Chris Brown - X

September 16, 2014
Critic Score
69
9 reviews

34. Lecrae - Anomaly

Lecrae - Anomaly
September 9, 2014
Critic Score
70
4 reviews

32. Charli XCX - Sucker

December 16, 2014
Critic Score
78
31 reviews

30. Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo

January 28, 2014
Critic Score
78
11 reviews

29. Ty Dolla $ign - Sign Language

August 25, 2014
Critic Score
60
3 reviews

28. Kehlani - Cloud 19

Kehlani - Cloud 19
August 26, 2014

27. Jessie Ware - Tough Love

October 13, 2014
Critic Score
73
28 reviews

25. Schoolboy Q - Oxymoron

February 25, 2014
Critic Score
76
23 reviews

24. Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

May 26, 2014
Critic Score
61
21 reviews

23. Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica

November 11, 2014
Critic Score
81
11 reviews

While Cadillactica is, overall, K.R.I.T.'s modest trump of Live From the Underground, the album's Grade A cuts are hardly a match for the last album's highest-highs.

22. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

February 25, 2014
Critic Score
87
36 reviews

21. Gangsta Boo & Beatking - Underground Cassette Tape Music

October 15, 2014
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

20. Perfume Genius - Too Bright

September 23, 2014
Critic Score
85
31 reviews

18. Shlohmo & Jeremih - No More

July 17, 2014
Critic Score
61
2 reviews

17. Trey Songz - Trigga

July 1, 2014
Critic Score
67
9 reviews

16. Boosie Badazz - Life After Deathrow

October 30, 2014
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

15. Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste

November 6, 2014
Critic Score
71
21 reviews

Broke With Expensive Taste is an impressive record, and yes, very much worth the wait, but it’s so many things at once.

14. Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint

December 15, 2014
Critic Score
68
21 reviews

13. Vince Staples - Hell Can Wait

October 7, 2014
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

12. Rich Gang - Tha Tour Part 1

September 29, 2014
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

10. FKA twigs - LP1

August 12, 2014
Critic Score
86
40 reviews

9. Caribou - Our Love

October 7, 2014
Critic Score
80
32 reviews

8. Taylor Swift - 1989

October 27, 2014
Critic Score
76
25 reviews

7. Ariana Grande - My Everything

August 25, 2014
Critic Score
66
16 reviews

6. Travis Scott - Days Before Rodeo

August 18, 2014
Critic Score
64
5 reviews

5. D'Angelo - Black Messiah

December 15, 2014
Critic Score
93
25 reviews

Black Messiah is a dynamite addition to the legacy of one of our greatest artists and the answer to a lot of people’s prayers.

4. J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive

J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive
December 9, 2014
Critic Score
68
16 reviews

2. YG - My Krazy Life

March 18, 2014
Critic Score
78
12 reviews

1. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2

October 28, 2014
Critic Score
86
28 reviews

Run the Jewels 2 is better than Run the Jewels 1 and is on par with R.A.P. Music, which is a tough task.

Original Source: http://www.complex.com/music/2014/12/best-albums-2014/
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