Top Hardcore Hip Hop Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 18 Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back 1988 Conscious Hip Hop
Political Hip Hop
2 112 N.W.A Straight Outta Compton 1988 Gangsta Rap
3 118 Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 1993 Boom Bap
4 128 Dr. Dre The Chronic 1992 Gangsta Rap G-Funk
5 180 Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2000
6 207 Nas Illmatic 1994 Boom Bap
7 233 Run-D.M.C. Raising Hell 1986
8 258 The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die 1994 Gangsta Rap Boom Bap
9 329 Eric B. & Rakim Paid in Full 1987 Boom Bap
10 332 Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2 2014
11 406 Eminem The Slim Shady LP 1999
12 571 Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggystyle 1993 Gangsta Rap G-Funk
13 642 Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show 1987 Conscious Hip Hop
14 645 Ghostface Killah Supreme Clientele 2000
15 697 Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... 1995 Gangsta Rap Boom Bap
16 706 Ghostface Killah Fishscale 2006
17 716 Run-D.M.C. Run-D.M.C. 1984
18 797 Genius/GZA Liquid Swords 1995 Boom Bap
19 832 Clipse Hell Hath No Fury 2006 Gangsta Rap
20 899 LL Cool J Radio 1985
21 954 Killer Mike R.A.P. Music 2012
22 982 The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death 1997 Gangsta Rap
23 1012 2Pac All Eyez on Me 1996 Gangsta Rap
24 1030 Cypress Hill Cypress Hill 1991 Gangsta Rap
25 1102 Boogie Down Productions By All Means Necessary 1988 Boom Bap
Conscious Hip Hop
Political Hip Hop
26 1142 Eric B. & Rakim Follow the Leader 1988 Boom Bap
27 1167 Death Grips The Money Store 2012 Industrial Hip Hop
28 1183 Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II 2009
29 1228 EPMD Strictly Business 1988 Boom Bap
30 1316 Cypress Hill Black Sunday 1993 Gangsta Rap
31 1335 Ice Cube AmeriKKKas Most Wanted 1990 Gangsta Rap Political Hip Hop
32 1477 Public Enemy Apocalypse '91 - The Enemy Strikes Black 1991 Conscious Hip Hop
Political Hip Hop
33 1478 Mobb Deep The Infamous... 1995 Gangsta Rap Boom Bap
34 1479 Ice-T O.G. Original Gangster 1991 Gangsta Rap
35 1487 Ice Cube Death Certificate 1991 Gangsta Rap Political Hip Hop
36 1518 Danny Brown Old 2013
37 1537 2Pac Me Against the World 1995 Gangsta Rap Conscious Hip Hop
38 1681 Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Piņata 2014 Gangsta Rap
39 1742 Dr. Dre 2001 1999 Gangsta Rap
40 1946 Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2013
41 2051 Slick Rick The Great Adventures of Slick Rick 1988
42 2123 50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2003 Gangsta Rap
43 2230 Danny Brown XXX 2011
44 2253 Suprême NTM Paris sous les bombes 1995 Boom Bap
French Hip Hop
45 2272 Ice Cube The Predator 1992 Gangsta Rap Political Hip Hop
46 2486 Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever 1997
47 2582 LL Cool J BAD: Bigger and Deffer 1987
48 2650 Ghostface Killah The Pretty Toney Album 2004
49 2832 Run-D.M.C. King of Rock 1985
50 2843 Clipse Lord Willin' 2002 Gangsta Rap
51 2930 Wu-Tang Clan The W 2000 Boom Bap
52 2962 Big Daddy Kane Long Live the Kane 1988 Boom Bap


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II 2005 Gangsta Rap
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version 1995
YG My Krazy Life 2014 Gangsta Rap
Gang Starr Daily Operation 1992 Boom Bap
Conscious Hip Hop
Method Man Tical 1994 Boom Bap
Scarface The Fix 2002 Gangsta Rap
Pusha T My Name is My Name 2013 Gangsta Rap
T.I. King 2006 Gangsta Rap Dirty South
Ghostface Killah Ironman 1996 Boom Bap
Jay-Z Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life 1998
Jeru the Damaja The Sun Rises in the East 1994 Boom Bap
Conscious Hip Hop
The Roots Illadelph Halflife 1996 Boom Bap
T.I. Trap Muzik 2003 Gangsta Rap Dirty South
The Game The Documentary 2005 Gangsta Rap
Schoolly D Schoolly D 1986 Gangsta Rap
Future Honest 2014 Trap Rap Pop Rap
Big Punisher Capital Punishment 1998 Gangsta Rap Boom Bap
Vince Staples Hell Can Wait EP 2014 Gangsta Rap
Nas It Was Written 1996 Gangsta Rap Boom Bap
Schoolboy Q Oxymoron 2014 Gangsta Rap
DJ Drama & Lil Wayne Dedication 2: Gangsta Grillz 2006 Gangsta Rap
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo Road to the Riches 1989 Boom Bap
DMX It's Dark and Hell Is Hot 1998
The D.O.C. No One Can Do It Better 1989
Black Moon Enta Da Stage 1993 Boom Bap



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