Top Conscious Hip Hop Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
17
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly Jazz Rap 2015
2
18
Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1988
3
73
De La Soul 3 Feet High and Rising 1989
4
128
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d. city 2012
5
130
Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet Political Hip Hop 1990
6
181
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. 2017
7
194
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory Jazz Rap 1991
8
272
Fugees The Score 1996
9
367
OutKast Aquemini 1998
10
511
A Tribe Called Quest We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service Jazz Rap 2016
11
634
The Roots Things Fall Apart 1999
12
732
Mos Def Black on Both Sides 1999
13
745
Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show Hardcore Hip Hop 1987
14
909
De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead 1991
15
981
Chance the Rapper Coloring Book Pop Rap 2016
16
1114
Noname Room 25 Jazz Rap 2018
17
1201
Boogie Down Productions By All Means Necessary Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1988
18
1265
Jungle Brothers Done by the Forces of Nature 1989
19
1372
Little Simz Grey Area UK Hip Hop 2019
20
1497
2Pac Me Against the World Gangsta Rap 1995
21
1548
Public Enemy Apocalypse '91 - The Enemy Strikes Black Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1991
22
1571
Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Boom Bap 1998
23
1608
Common Like Water for Chocolate 2000
24
1761
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury Political Hip Hop 1992
25
2047
Common Be 2005
26
2079
Jungle Brothers Straight out the Jungle 1988
27
2100
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth Mecca and the Soul Brother Boom Bap, Jazz Rap 1992
28
2387
Kate Tempest Let Them Eat Chaos Political Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop 2016
29
2611
Blackalicious Blazing Arrow 2002
30
2659
Q-Tip The Renaissance 2008
31
2691
The Roots How I Got Over 2010
32
2692
MC Solaar Prose combat Boom Bap, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 1994
33
2851
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Jazz Rap 2016
34
2981
MC Solaar Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo Boom Bap, French Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 1991

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
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
Dave Psychodrama UK Hip Hop 2019
Gang Starr Daily Operation Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop 1992
Main Source Breaking Atoms Boom Bap 1991
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor 2006
Common Sense Resurrection Boom Bap 1994
Brand Nubian One for All 1990
Drake Thank Me Later Pop Rap 2010
Goodie Mob Soul Food Political Hip Hop 1995
Jeru the Damaja The Sun Rises in the East Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop 1994
Noname Telefone Jazz Rap 2016
Saba Care for Me 2018
Rapsody Eve 2019
KRS-One Return of the Boom Bap Boom Bap, Political Hip Hop 1993
The Roots Undun 2011
Nas Life Is Good 2012
Reflection Eternal Train of Thought Boom Bap 2000
Common Electric Circus Experimental Hip Hop 2002
Blackalicious Nia 1999
P.M. Dawn The Bliss Album...? Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap 1993
Spearhead Home 1994
The Coup Party Music Political Hip Hop 2001
Kendrick Lamar Section.80 2011
Organized Konfusion Stress: The Extinction Agenda Boom Bap, Jazz Rap 1994
Kano Hoodies All Summer UK Hip Hop 2019
Sampa the Great The Return Jazz Rap, Neo-Soul 2019
Common One Day It'll All Make Sense 1997
Open Mike Eagle Brick Body Kids Still Daydream Abstract Hip Hop 2017
The Goats Tricks of the Shade Political Hip Hop 1992
Common Black America Again 2016
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive 2014
The Coup Pick a Bigger Weapon Political Hip Hop 2006
De La Soul And the Anonymous Nobody 2016
Rapsody Laila's Wisdom 2017
Isaiah Rashad The Sun's Tirade Southern Hip Hop 2016
Ab-Soul Control System 2012
Wale The Mixtape About Nothing 2008
Lupe Fiasco Tetsuo & Youth 2015
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool 2007
Brother Ali The Undisputed Truth 2007
Big K.R.I.T. ReturnOf4Eva Dirty South, Southern Hip Hop 2011
Nas & Damian Marley Distant Relatives 2010
Jean Grae & Quelle Chris Everything's Fine Abstract Hip Hop 2018
Brother Ali Us Boom Bap 2009
Joey Bada$$ All Amerikkkan Bada$$ Political Hip Hop 2017
Pharoahe Monch Desire 2007
Common Finding Forever 2007
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist Pop Rap 2012
Sage Francis A Healthy Distrust 2005
J. Cole KOD 2018
Plan B Ill Manors Film Soundtrack, UK Hip Hop 2012
Blu & Exile Below the Heavens Boom Bap, Jazz Rap 2007