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The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020 

Coley Reed
Updated April 2, 2020 870 votes 213 voters 1.4k views 16 items

List Rules No EPs or mixtapes

Update: Follow Ranker's official New Rap 2020 playlist on Spotify!

Featuring the biggest rap hits of the year, the best hip hop albums of 2020 includes debut albums from new rappers, collaborative albums, and highly anticipated releases. From popular rappers and rap legends like Eminem. And, no list of the best 2020 rap albums would be complete without Mac Miller's posthumous rap album, Circles.

Which best new rap albums deserve to be ranked on the top 10 of 2020? Vote up the best 2020 rap albums, and add your favorites if they are missing from this list. For more recent music, check out the best new rap mixtapes and EPs of 2020 and the best hip hop albums of 2019.  

 

list ordered by
1
Music To Be Murdered By ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Eminem

"Godzilla" (feat. Juice WRLD)

"Those Kinda Nights" (feat. Ed Sheeran)

"Lock It Up" (feat. Anderson .Paak)

2
Circles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Mac Miller

"Good News"

"Surf"

"Hand Me Downs"

3
UNLOCKED  is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
UNLOCKEDĀ  Denzel Curry, Kenny Beats

"Take_it_Back_v2"

"DIET_"

"So.Incredible.pkg"

4
Eternal Atake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Lil Uzi Vert

"POP"

"I'm Sorry"

"Urgency" (feat. Syd)

5
Heaven or Hell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Don Toliver

"No Idea"

"Can't Feel My Legs"

"Had Enough"

6
Artist 2.0 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
A Boogie wit da Hoodie

"Mood Swings"

"Reply"

"King of My City"

7
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Lil Wayne

"Funeral"

"Mahogany"

"Mama Mia"

8
Meet The Woo 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Meet The Woo 2 Pop Smoke

"Shake The Room" (feat. Quavo)

"Foreigner" (feat. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie)

"Mannequin" (feat. Lil Tjay)

9
ADHD is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Joyner Lucas

"I Love"

"Devil's Work"

"ISIS"

10
My Turn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Lil Baby

"Woah"

"Sum 2 Prove"

"Same Thing"

11
Suga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Megan Thee Stallion

"Hit My Phone" (feat. Kehlani)

"Stop Playing" (feat. Gunna)

"Crying In The Car"

12
A Written Testimony is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Jay Electronica

"Shiny Suit Theory"

"Universal Soldier"

"Flux Capacitor"

13
Untrapped is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Untrapped Yo Gotti

"Like That" (feat. A Boogie wit da Hoodie & Ty Dolla $ign)

"Pose" (feat. Megan Tee Stallion & Lil Uzi Vert)

"Dopechella" (feat. Rick Ross)

14
Modus Vivendi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
070 Shake

"Don't Break The Silence"

"It's Forever"

"Microdosing"

15
The Octagon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
The Octagon Chillinit

"Ready For The Pain"

"Laying Low"

"Lights Off"

16
Bebey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Rap Albums Of 2020
Bebey Theophilus London

"Only You" (feat. Tame Impala)

"Whiplash" (feat. Tame Impala)

"Whoop Tang Flow" (feat. Raekwon)