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The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked  

Jovaughn Brown
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List Rules Vote up the 2010s rap albums that are destined to become classics.

Here are the best rap albums of the decade, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring popular hip hop music from some of the biggest rappers today, this list of the top 2010s rap albums includes Grammy winners, underrated mixtapes, and several experimental albums. From Kanye West's 2010 Grammy-winning album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to Kendrick Lamar's 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning album Damn, the 2010s decade was filled with so many good rap albums.  

Vote up the best rap albums of the 2010s, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on this list. 

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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fant... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kanye West

"Power"

"Runaway"

"All of the Lights"

2
good kid, m.A.A.d city is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar

"B*tch, Don't Kill My Vibe"

"Poetic Justice" (feat. Drake)

"Backseat Freestyle"

3
To Pimp a Butterfly [2015] is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
To Pimp a Butterfly [2015] Kendrick Lamar

"King Kunta"

"Alright"

"Hood Politics"

4
The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Eminem

"Berzerk"

"Rap God"

"Beautiful Pain"

5
2014 Forest Hills Drive [2014] is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
2014 Forest Hills Drive [2014] J. Cole

"Wet Dreamz"

"No Role Modelz"

"Love Yourz"

6
Recovery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Eminem

"Love The Way You Lie"

"Cold Wind Blows"

"No Love"

7
DAMN. [2017]  is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
DAMN. [2017]  Kendrick Lamar

"LOVE."

"HUMBLE."

"DNA."

8
Daytona [2018] is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Daytona [2018] Pusha T

"Santeria"

"If You Know You Know"

"Hard Piano"

9
Watch the Throne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Jay-Z, Kanye West

"Otis"

"N***as In Paris"

"Made In America"

10
Flower Boy [2017] is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Flower Boy [2017] Tyler, The Creator

"Who Dat Boy"

"Where This Flower Blooms"

"Glitter"

11
Compton [2015]  is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Compton [2015]  Dr. Dre

"Animals"

"One Shot One Kill"

"Genocide"

12
Oxymoron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Schoolboy Q

"Man Of The Year"

"Studio"

"Gangsta"

13
4:44 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Jay-Z

"Smile"

"Family Feud"

"4:44"

14
Section.80 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar

"A.D.H.D"

"Rigamortus"

"Tammy's Song"

15
Victory Lap [2018]  is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Victory Lap [2018]  Nipsey Hussle

"Dedication"

"Grinding All My Life"

"Last Time That I Checc'd)

16
Because the Internet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Childish Gambino

"Playing Around Before the Party Starts"

"The Worst Guys"

"Telegraph Ave."

17
Tha Carter IV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lil Wayne

"6 Foot 7 Foot"

"How To Love"

"Mirror"

18
Astroworld [2018]  is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Astroworld [2018]  Travis Scott

"Sicko Mode"

"Butterfly Effect"

"Stargazing"

19
Run The Jewels 2 [2014] is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Run The Jewels 2 [2014] Run The Jewels

"Lie, Cheat, Steal"

"Blockbuster Night, Pt. 1"

"Oh My Darling Don't Cry"

20
Born Sinner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
J. Cole

"Power Trip"

"Crooked Smile"

"She Knows"

21
Big Fish Theory [2017] is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Big Fish Theory [2017] Vince Staples

"Big Fish"

"745"

"BagBak"

22
Rodeo [2015]  is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Rodeo [2015]  Travis Scott

"Antidote"

"Pray 4 Love"

"I Can Tell"

23
Man on the Moon II: The Legend... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kid Cudi

"Erase Me"

"Marijuana"

"Mr. Rager"

24
The Life of Pablo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kanye West

"Ultralight Beam"

"Wolves"

"Famous"

25
Life Is Good is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Nas

"Cherry Wine"

"Reach Out"

"Summer on Smash"