The Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Voting Rules
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. 

Ranked by
  • Tha Carter V
    Lil Wayne
    5,080 votes

    "Mona Lisa"


    "Dark Side of the Moon"

  • I Am > I Was
    21 Savage
    685 votes

    "A Lot"



  • Astroworld
    Travis Scott
    7,099 votes

    "Butterfly Effect"


    "Sicko Mode"

  • TA13OO
    Denzel Curry
    4,902 votes



    "Black Balloons"

  • Not All Heroes Wear Capes
    1,951 votes


    "Space Cadet"

    "10 Freaky Girls"

  • Championships
    Meek Mill
    1,407 votes

    "On Me"

    "Going Bag"

    "Uptown Vibes"