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Rappers with the Best Album Discography, Ranked

Updated July 29, 2020 34.9k votes 3.5k voters 18.0k 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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    915

    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
    980
    583

    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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    358

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  • Tupac Shakur5

    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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  • The Notorious B.I.G.6

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

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  • Nas7
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    539

    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
    345
    234

    The 18th Letter, The Master, The Seventh Seal

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  • Ghostface Killah9

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  • Dr. Dre11
    702
    583

    Compton, 2001, The Chronic

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  • Lil Wayne12
    388
    273

    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
    649
    483

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

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  • Ice Cube14
    380
    216

    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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  • Mos Def15
    255
    181

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

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  • DMX16
    419
    360

    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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  • 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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    1,177

    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

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

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  • Snoop Dogg24

    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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  • Childish Gambino25

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

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