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Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked  

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List Rules Only rappers with at least three studio albums

Hip hop heads, it's time to rank rap artists with the best albums. The best rapper discographies are based on singles, composition, songs, lyrics, beats, and even hype. This list of rappers with the best albums only includes studio albums, but you can vote for rappers with the best mixtapes here. Which rapper has the best discography?

When it comes to voting for the best rapper discography, Kanye West, 50 Cent, and Eminem are usually the first rappers mentioned. Hip hop fans all agree that My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, To Pimp a Butterfly, and The Marshall Mathers LP are some of the best rap albums of all time. 

Vote for who you think are the rappers with the best albums. Feel free to add any rappers missing from the list as well, and when you're finished, head on over and vote on the best rap lyricists of all time.

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Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, ColleGrove, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, Based on a T.R.U. Story

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Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

"Awaken, My Love!", Because the Internet, Camp

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Big Pun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Capital Punishment, Yeeeah Baby

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Lauryn Hill is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Blunted on Reality, The Score

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Common is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Can I Borrow a Dollar?, Resurrection, One Day It'll All Make Sense, Like Water for Chocolate, Electric Circus, Be, Finding Forever, Universal Mind Control, The Dreamer/The Believer, Nobody's Smiling, Black America Again

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Raekwon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Only Built 4 Cuban Linx..., Immobilarity, The Lex Diamond Story, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II, Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang, Fly International Luxurious Art, The Wild

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Free Weezy Album, Tha Carter III, Tha Carter II, Tha Carter, Tha Carter IV, I Am Not a Human Being II, I Am Not a Human Being, Rebirth, Like Father, Like Son, 500 Degreez, Lights Out, Tha Block Is Hot

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Joey Bada$$ is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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All Amerikkkan Bad@$$, Summer Knights, Pro Era Mixtapes 

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Method Man is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

The Meth Lab, Tical, 4:21... The Day After, Tical 2000: Judgement Day, Tical 0: The Prequel

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Talib Kweli is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Quality, The Beautiful Struggle, Eardrum, Gutter Rainbows, Prisoner of Conscious, Gravitas, F*** The Money, Radio Silence

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GZA is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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Big Daddy Kane is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Veteranz' Day, Daddy's Home, Looks Like a Job For..., Prince of Darkness, Taste of Chocolate, It's a Big Daddy Thing, Long Live the Kane

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Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Ludaversal, Battle of the Sexes, Theater of the Mind, Release Therapy, The Red Light District, Chicken-n-Beer, Word of Mouf, Back for the First Time

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LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Authentic, Exit 13, Todd Smith, The DEFinition, 10, G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time), Phenomenon, Mr. Smith, 14 Shots to the Dome, Mama Said Knock You Out, Walking with a Panther, Bigger and Deffer, Radio

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Tyler, the Creator is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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Action Bronson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Dr. Lecter, Well-Done, Mr. Wonderful, Blue Chips 7000

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The Weeknd is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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Kiss Land, Star Boy, Beauty Behind The Madness, Trilogy

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Aesop Rock is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Rhyme Pays, Power, The Iceberg/Freedom of Speech...Just Watch What You Say, O.G. Original Gangster, Home Invasion, Ice-T VI: Return of the Real, The Seventh Deadly Sin, Gangsta Rap, Criminal Vortex

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Kool G Rap is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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Drake is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Views, Nothing Was the Same, Take Care, Thank Me Later

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Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked
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Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Hard Core, The Notorious K.I.M., La Bella Mafia, The Naked Truth

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Chance The Rapper is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked