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The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked

Updated April 26, 2021 11.3k votes 466 voters 2.3k views123 items

List RulesVote 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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    To Pimp a Butterfly [2015]

    Kendrick Lamar

    "King Kunta"

    "Alright"

    "Hood Politics"

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    Release Date2010

    TracksWho Will Survive in America, Runaway, Lost in the World

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music

    "Power"

    "Runaway"

    "All of the Lights"

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    Release Date2012

    TracksBitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe, Compton

    Genres (Music)Gangsta rap, Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop

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

    "Poetic Justice" (feat. Drake)

    "Backseat Freestyle"

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    2014 Forest Hills Drive [2014]

    J. Cole

    "Wet Dreamz"

    "No Role Modelz"

    "Love Yourz"

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    DAMN. [2017] 

    Kendrick Lamar

    "LOVE."

    "HUMBLE."

    "DNA."

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    Release Date2016

    Genres (Music)Hip hop

    "Ultralight Beam"

    "Wolves"

    "Famous"

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    Rodeo [2015] 

    Travis Scott

    "Antidote"

    "Pray 4 Love"

    "I Can Tell"

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    Astroworld [2018] 

    Travis Scott

    "Sicko Mode"

    "Butterfly Effect"

    "Stargazing"

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    Long.Live.A$AP. [2013]

    A$AP Rocky

    "Wild for the Night"

    "Long Live A$AP"

    "F**kin' Problems"

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    Release Date2011

    TracksCrew Love, Cameras / Good Ones Go Interlude, Marvins Room / Buried Alive (interlude)

    LabelCash Money Records, Universal Republic Records, Young Money Entertainment

    Genres (Music)Electronica, Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B

    "Headlines"

    "Crew Love"

    "HYFR"

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    Daytona [2018]

    Pusha T

    "Santeria"

    "If You Know You Know"

    "Hard Piano"

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    IGOR [2019]

    Tyler, The Creator

    "EARFQUAKE"

    "A BOY IS A GUN*"

    "WHAT'S GOOD"

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    Release Date2017

    Genres (Music)Hip hop, Jazz rap

    "Smile"

    "Family Feud"

    "4:44"

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    Flower Boy [2017]

    Tyler, The Creator

    "Who Dat Boy"

    "Where This Flower Blooms"

    "Glitter"

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    Swimming [2018]

    Mac Miller

    "Small Worlds"

    "Ladders"

    "Come Back to Earth"

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    Section.80 [2011]

    Kendrick Lamar

    Release Date2011

    TracksKush & Corinthians (His Pain), Rigamortis, Fuck Your Ethnicity

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music

    "A.D.H.D"

    "Rigamortus"

    "Tammy's Song"

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    Release Date2013

    TracksEvil Twin, Wicked Ways, Wicked Ways

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music

    "Berzerk"

    "Rap God"

    "Beautiful Pain"

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    Yeezus [2013]

    Kanye West

    Release Date2013

    ProducerArca

    TracksI Am a God, I’m in It, New Slaves

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music

    "Black Skinhead"

    "New Slaves"

    "Blood on the Leaves"

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    Release Date2010

    TracksMarijuana, All Along, Don't Play This Song

    LabelIsland Music

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative hip hop

    "Erase Me"

    "Marijuana"

    "Mr. Rager"

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    Release Date2010

    TracksCinderella Man, [untitled], Almost Famous

    Genres (Music)Rhythm and blues, Hip hop music

    "Love The Way You Lie"

    "Cold Wind Blows"

    "No Love"

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    If You're Reading This It's Too Late [2015]

    Drake

    "Company"

    "Know Yourself"

    "Legend"

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    Release Date2013

    TracksPower Trip, She Knows (feat. Amber Coffman), Crooked Smile (feat. TLC)

    LabelColumbia, Roc Nation

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music

    "Power Trip"

    "Crooked Smile"

    "She Knows"

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    Piñata [2014]

    Madlib, Freddie Gibbs

    Release Date2014

    TracksThuggin', Shitsville, Watts

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music

    "Robes"

    "Thuggin'"

    "High"

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    Luv is Rage 2 [2017]

    Lil Uzi Vert

    "XO Tour Llif3"

    "Unfazed"

    "Neon Guts"

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    Watch the Throne [2011]

    Jay-Z, Kanye West

    Release Date2011

    TracksThat’s My Bitch, Gotta Have It, Made in America

    Genres (Music)Hip hop music

    "Otis"

    "N***as In Paris"

    "Made In America"