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Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Updated July 29, 2020 35.0k votes 3.5k voters 18.1k 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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  • Kanye West1
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    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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  • Kendrick Lamar2

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

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  • Jay-Z3
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    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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  • MF Doom4
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  • The Notorious B.I.G.5

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  • Tupac Shakur6

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  • Nas7
    760
    536

    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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  • Rakim8
    344
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    The 18th Letter, The Master, The Seventh Seal

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  • Ghostface Killah9

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  • Dr. Dre11
    697
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    Compton, 2001, The Chronic

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  • Lil Wayne12
    386
    271

    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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  • J. Cole13
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  • Mos Def14
    255
    180

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

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  • DMX15
    415
    356

    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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  • Ice Cube16
    377
    214

    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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  • Travis Scott17

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  • Tyler, the Creator18

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  • Method Man19

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

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  • Eminem20
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    The Slim Shady LP, The Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show, Infinite, Encore, Relapse, Recovery, The Marshall Mathers LP 2

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  • ASAP Rocky21

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

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  • Joey Bada$$22

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

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  • Lauryn Hill23

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  • Snoop Dogg24

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  • Childish Gambino25

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

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