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Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Updated July 29, 2020 35.0k votes 3.3k voters 16.7k views83 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • 1
    Kanye West
    1,916
    912

    The Life of Pablo, Yeezus, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, 808s & Heartbreak, Graduation, Late Registration, The College Dropout, Watch the Throne

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  • 2
    Kendrick Lamar

    Damn, To Pimp a Butterfly, good kid, m.A.A.d city, Section.80

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  • 3
    Jay-Z
    956
    574

    4:44, Magna Carta... Holy Grail, The Blueprint 3, American Gangster, Kingdom Come, The Black Album, The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse, The Blueprint, The Dynasty: Roc La Familia, Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter, Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life, In My Lifetime, Vol. 1, Reasonable Doubt, Watch the Throne, Unfinished Business, The Best of Both Worlds

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  • 4
    Tupac Shakur

    All Eyez on Me, Me Against the World, Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z..., 2Pacalypse Now, Still I Rise, Pac's Life, Loyal to the Game, Better Dayz, Until the End of Time, R U Still Down? (Remember Me), The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

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  • 5
    The Notorious B.I.G.

    The King & I, Duets: The Final Chapter, Born Again, Life After Death, Ready to Die

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  • 6
    MF Doom
    586
    344

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  • 7
    Nas
    765
    543

    Illmatic, It Was Written, I Am..., Nastradamus, Stillmatic, God's Son, Street's Disciple, Hip Hop Is Dead, Untitled, Life Is Good

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  • 8
    Ghostface Killah

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  • 9
    Rakim
    336
    231

    The 18th Letter, The Master, The Seventh Seal

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  • 10
    J. Cole
    655
    469

    4 Your Eyez Only, Born Sinner, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, Cole World: The Sideline Story

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  • 11
    André 3000
  • 12
    Dr. Dre
    726
    598

    Compton, 2001, The Chronic

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  • 13
    Lil Wayne
    386
    266

    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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  • 14
    Ice Cube
    386
    209

    AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted, Death Certificate, The Predator, Lethal Injection, War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc), War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc), Laugh Now, Cry Later, Raw Footage, I Am the West

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  • 15
    Mos Def
    252
    181

    Black on Both Sides, The New Danger, True Magic, The Ecstatic

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  • 16
    ASAP Rocky

    At. Long. Last. A$AP, Long. Live. A$AP

  • 17
    Travis Scott

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  • 18
    DMX
    428
    370

    Undisputed, Year of the Dog... Again, Grand Champ, The Great Depression, ...And Then There Was X, Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood, It's Dark and Hell Is Hot

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  • 19
    Eminem
    1,247
    1,216

    The Slim Shady LP, The Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show, Infinite, Encore, Relapse, Recovery, The Marshall Mathers LP 2

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  • 20
    Tyler, the Creator

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  • 21
    Childish Gambino

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

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  • 22
    Method Man

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

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  • 23
    Lauryn Hill

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

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  • 24
    Snoop Dogg

    Neva Left, Coolaid, Bush, Reincarnated, Doggumentary, Malice n Wonderland, Ego Trippin', Tha Blue Carpet Treatment, R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece, Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss, Tha Last Meal, No Limit Top Dogg, Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told, Tha Doggfather, Doggystyle

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  • 25
    Joey Bada$$

    All Amerikkkan Bad@$$, Summer Knights, Pro Era Mixtapes