The Best Rap Albums Of 2018

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Vote up the best rap or hip-hop albums released in 2018. No mixtapes or EPs.

Update: Dive into the best new hip hop with our list of 2020's top rap songs.

Hip-hop heads, let's rank the best rap albums of 2018, which may also include the best rap songs of 2018. These are only studio albums, but we do have a list of 2018 rap mixtapes if you're interested in that. From popular hip-hop artists, like Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Cardi B, Drake, and Chance the Rapper, this list of new rap albums will keep being updated as highly anticipated albums are released. What is the best hip-hop album of 2018?

Starting the year off, Migos, Rich Brian, Nipsey Hussle, and Lil Skies, all had 2018 album releases. Even the Black Panther soundtrack is featured here! Other top rappers who are releasing their upcoming albums in 2018 include Nas, Lil Wayne, Pusha T, Travis Scott, Post Malone, and Nicki Minaj.

Which new rap albums of 2018 did you like the best? Feel free to add your favorite 2018 rap albums that are missing from this list. 

list ordered by
  • Astroworld

    "Butterfly Effect"


    "Sicko Mode"

  • Tha Carter V

    "Mona Lisa"


    "Dark Side of the Moon"

  • TA13OO



    "Black Balloons"

  • Kids See Ghosts

    "Feel the Love"

    "Freeee (Ghost Town, Pt. 2)"


  • Daytona


    "What Would Meek Do?"


  • Not All Heroes Wear Capes


    "Space Cadet"

    "10 Freaky Girls"

  • KOD



    "Kevin's Heart"

  • Goodbye And Good Riddance

    "All Girls Are the Same"


    "Used To"

  • Swimming

    "Hurt Feelings"

    "What's the Use?"

    "Self Care"

  • DiCaprio 2

    "151 Rum"



  • Championships

    "On Me"

    "Going Bag"

    "Uptown Vibes"

  • Drip Harder

    "Drip Too Hard"

    "Never Recover"


  • Testing

    "ASAP Forever"

    "Praise the Lord (Da Shine)"


  • Redemption

    "The Bloodiest"

    "King's Dead"

    "Redemption (feat. SZA)"

  • I Am > I Was

    "A Lot"



  • "The Ringer"

    "Lucky You"


  • Ye

    "Ghost Town"

    "Violent Crimes"


  • Die Lit

    "Love Hurts"


    "Poke It Out"

  • ?




  • Beerbongs And Bentleys



    "Candy Paint"

  • Some Rap Songs


    "The Mint"

    "Shattered Dreams"

  • Life's a Trip

    "Dark Knight Dummo"

    "How You Feel"


  • Hoodie SZN


    "Look Back at It"

    "Demons & Angels"


    Reel It In



  • Nasir

    "Cops Shot the Kid"