Top Conscious Hip Hop Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
18
Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1988
2
74
De La Soul 3 Feet High and Rising 1989
3
129
Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet Political Hip Hop 1990
4
138
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly Jazz Rap 2015
5
160
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d. city 2012
6
188
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. 2017
7
207
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory Jazz Rap 1991
8
308
Fugees The Score 1996
9
414
OutKast Aquemini 1998
10
599
A Tribe Called Quest We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service Jazz Rap 2016
11
659
The Roots Things Fall Apart 1999
12
691
Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show Hardcore Hip Hop 1987
13
716
Chance the Rapper Coloring Book Pop Rap 2016
14
832
Mos Def Black on Both Sides 1999
15
1014
De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead 1991
16
1162
Boogie Down Productions By All Means Necessary Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1988
17
1174
Jungle Brothers Done by the Forces of Nature 1989
18
1544
2Pac Me Against the World Gangsta Rap 1995
19
1547
Public Enemy Apocalypse '91 - The Enemy Strikes Black Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1991
20
1617
Common Like Water for Chocolate 2000
21
1622
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury Political Hip Hop 1992
22
1886
Common Be 2005
23
1895
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Jazz Rap 2016
24
1924
Jungle Brothers Straight out the Jungle 1988
25
1933
Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Boom Bap 1998
26
1985
The Roots How I Got Over 2010
27
2120
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth Mecca and the Soul Brother Boom Bap, Jazz Rap 1992
28
2283
Kate Tempest Let Them Eat Chaos Political Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop 2016
29
2531
Drake Thank Me Later Pop Rap 2010
30
2542
Q-Tip The Renaissance 2008
31
2566
Blackalicious Blazing Arrow 2002
32
2731
MC Solaar Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo Boom Bap, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 1991
33
2806
MC Solaar Prose combat Boom Bap, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 1994

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
The Roots Undun 2011
P.M. Dawn Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience Pop Rap 1991
De La Soul Buhloone Mind State Jazz Rap 1993
Main Source Breaking Atoms Boom Bap 1991
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor 2006
Gang Starr Daily Operation Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop 1992
Common Sense Resurrection Boom Bap 1994
Brand Nubian One for All 1990
Jeru the Damaja The Sun Rises in the East Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop 1994
Kendrick Lamar Section.80 2011
Common Black America Again 2016
Noname Telefone Jazz Rap 2016
Nas Life Is Good 2012
KRS-One Return of the Boom Bap Boom Bap, Political Hip Hop 1993
Goodie Mob Soul Food Political Hip Hop 1995
Isaiah Rashad The Sun's Tirade Southern Hip Hop 2016
Spearhead Home 1994
P.M. Dawn The Bliss Album...? Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap 1993
Common Electric Circus Experimental Hip Hop 2002
Reflection Eternal Train of Thought Boom Bap 2000
Blackalicious Nia 1999
Organized Konfusion Stress: The Extinction Agenda Boom Bap, Jazz Rap 1994
Common One Day It'll All Make Sense 1997
The Coup Party Music Political Hip Hop 2001
Open Mike Eagle Brick Body Kids Still Daydream Abstract Hip Hop 2017
De La Soul And the Anonymous Nobody 2016
The Goats Tricks of the Shade Political Hip Hop 1992
Rapsody Laila's Wisdom 2017
The Coup Pick a Bigger Weapon Political Hip Hop 2006
Joey Bada$$ All Amerikkkan Bada$$ Political Hip Hop 2017
Sage Francis A Healthy Distrust 2005