The Best Dr. Dre Albums, Ranked  

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We're ranking the best Dr. Dre albums of all time. One of the most respected rappers in hip hop, Dr. Dre's discography features six Grammys and a stack of unforgettable hip hop classics. What is the greatest Dr. Dre album ever?

From his debut album The Chronic to his 2015 album Compton, this list of Dr. Dre albums also includes 2001, which features hit singles, "Still D.R.E.," "Forget About Dre," and "The Next Episode."

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2001 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dr. Dre Albums, Ranked
Photo: Aftermath, Interscope

1. Lolo (Intro) (feat. Xzibit and Tray-Dee)
2. The Watcher (feat. Eminem and Knoc-turn'al)
3. F**k You (feat. Devin The Dude and Snoop Dogg)
4. Still D.R.E. (feat. Snoop Dogg)
5. Big Ego's (feat. Hittman)
6. Xxplosive (feat. Hittman, Kurupt, Nate Dogg and Six-Two)
7. What's the Difference (feat. Eminem and Xzibit)
8. Bar One (feat. Traci Nelson, Ms. Roq and Eddie Griffin)
9. Light Speed (feat. Hittman)
10. Forgot About Dre (feat. Eminem)
11. The Next Episode (feat. Snoop Dogg)
12. Let's Get High (feat. Hittman, Kurupt and Ms. Roq)
13. B*tch N***az (feat. Snoop Dogg, Hittman and Six-Two)
14. The Car Bomb (feat. Mel-Man and Charis Henry)
15. Murder Ink (feat. Hittman and Ms. Roq)
16. Ed-Ucation (feat. Eddie Griffin)
17. Some L.A. N***az (feat. Hittman, Defari, Xzibit, Knoc-turn'al, Time Bomb, King T, MC Ren and Kokane)
18. Pause 4 P**no (feat. Jake Steed)
19. Housewife (feat. Kurupt and Hittman)
20. Ackrite (feat. Hittman)
21. Bang Bang (feat. Knoc-turn'al and Hittman)
22. The Message (feat. Mary J. Blige and Rell)

Release Date: 1999

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The Chronic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dr. Dre Albums, Ranked
Photo: Death Row, Interscope

1. The Chronic (Intro)    
2. F**k wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin')
3. Let Me Ride
4. The Day the N***az Took Over
5. Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang
6. Deeez Nuuuts
7. Lil' Ghetto Boy 
8. A N***a Witta Gun
9. Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat
10. The $20 Sack Pyramid (Skit)
11. Lyrical G**gbang
12. High Powered
13. The Doctor's Office (Skit)
14. Stranded on Death Row
15. The Roach (The Chronic Outro)
16. B*tches Ain't Sh*t

Release Date: 1992

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Compton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dr. Dre Albums, Ranked
Photo: Aftermath, Interscope

1. Intro
2. Talk About It (feat. King Mez and Justus)
3. Genocide (feat. Kendrick Lamar, Marsha Ambrosius and Candice Pillay)
4. It's All on Me (feat. Justus and BJ the Chicago Kid)
5. All in a Day's Work (feat. Anderson .Paak and Marsha Ambrosius)
6. Darkside / Gone (feat. King Mez, Marsha Ambrosius and Kendrick Lamar)
7. Loose Cannons (feat. Xzibit, Cold 187um and Sly Pyper)
8. Issues (feat. Ice Cube, Anderson .Paak and Dem Jointz)
9. Deep Water (feat. Kendrick Lamar, Justus and Anderson .Paak)
10. One Shot One Kill (performed by Jon Connor feat. Snoop Dogg)
11. Just Another Day (performed by The Game feat. Asia Bryant)
12. For the Love of Money (feat. Jill Scott, Jon Connor and Anderson .Paak)
13. Satisfiction (feat. Snoop Dogg, Marsha Ambrosius and King Mez)
14. Animals (feat. Anderson .Paak)
15. Medicine Man (feat. Eminem, Candice Pillay and Anderson .Paak)
16. Talking to My Diary

Release Date: 2015

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