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The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, 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 Twiste... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Kanye West

"Power"

"Runaway"

"All of the Lights"

2
The Nacirema Dream is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
3
9 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Lil' Kim
4
Born Sinner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
J. Cole

"Power Trip"

"Crooked Smile"

"She Knows"

5
KOD [2018] is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
KOD [2018] J. Cole

"Kevin's Heart"

"KOD"

"Motiv8"

6
When It's Dark Out [2015... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
When It's Dark Out [2015] G-Eazy

"Me, Myself, and I"

"Think About You"

"Don't Let Me Go"

7
good kid, m.A.A.d city ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar

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

"Poetic Justice" (feat. Drake)

"Backseat Freestyle"

8
2014 Forest Hills Drive ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
2014 Forest Hills Drive [2014] J. Cole

"Wet Dreamz"

"No Role Modelz"

"Love Yourz"

9
These Things Happen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
These Things Happen [2014] G-Eazy

"Lotta That"

"I Mean It"

"Remember You"

10
To Pimp a Butterfly [201... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
To Pimp a Butterfly [2015] Kendrick Lamar

"King Kunta"

"Alright"

"Hood Politics"

11
Black Messiah [2014] is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Black Messiah [2014] D'Angelo

"Really Love"

"Sugah Daddy"

"Another Life"

12
Daytona [2018] is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Daytona [2018] Pusha T

"Santeria"

"If You Know You Know"

"Hard Piano"

13
Fetty Wap [2015] is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Fetty Wap [2015] Fetty Wap

"Trap Queen"

"679"

"My Way"

14
Luv is Rage 2 [2017] is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Luv is Rage 2 [2017] Lil Uzi Vert

"XO Tour Llif3"

"Unfazed"

"Neon Guts"

15
Recovery is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Eminem

"Love The Way You Lie"

"Cold Wind Blows"

"No Love"

16
DAMN. [2017]  ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
DAMN. [2017]  Kendrick Lamar

"LOVE."

"HUMBLE."

"DNA."

17
The Marshall Mathers LP ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Eminem

"Berzerk"

"Rap God"

"Beautiful Pain"

18
Astroworld [2018]  ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Astroworld [2018]  Travis Scott

"Sicko Mode"

"Butterfly Effect"

"Stargazing"

19
Flower Boy [2017] ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Flower Boy [2017] Tyler, The Creator

"Who Dat Boy"

"Where This Flower Blooms"

"Glitter"

20
Take Care is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Drake

"Headlines"

"Crew Love"

"HYFR"

21
4 Your Eyez Only [2016] ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
4 Your Eyez Only [2016] J. Cole

"She's Mine"

"Immortal"

"Deja Vu"

22
Because the Internet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Childish Gambino

"Playing Around Before the Party Starts"

"The Worst Guys"

"Telegraph Ave."

23
Tha Carter IV is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Lil Wayne

"6 Foot 7 Foot"

"How To Love"

"Mirror"

24
Oxymoron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Schoolboy Q

"Man Of The Year"

"Studio"

"Gangsta"

25
Rodeo [2015]  is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Rap Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Rodeo [2015]  Travis Scott

"Antidote"

"Pray 4 Love"

"I Can Tell"