Le magazine XXL a effectué une liste reprenant 50 des meilleurs albums Hip-Hop sortis depuis l’année 2000.

On y trouve des classiques connus de tout le monde tels que Get Rich or Die Tryin’ de 50 Cent, The Blueprint et The Black Album de Jay-Z, The Marshall Mathers LP et The Eminem Show d’Eminem ou encore les trois albums du old Kanye, mais également des albums moins médiatisés ayant atteints le statut de classique comme Below The Heavens, Be, The Lost Tapes, Game Theory et Train Of Tought pour ne citer qu’eux.

4:44, Jay-Z
Be, Common
Below the Heavens, Blu & Exile
Boy Meets World, Fashawn
Damn., Kendrick Lamar
Daytona, Pusha-T
Disposable Arts, Masta Ace
Donuts, J Dilla
DS2, Future
Fantastic, Vol. 2; Slum Village
Fishscale, Ghostface Killah
Flower Boy; Tyler, The Creator
Game Theory, The Roots
Get Rich or Die Tryin’, 50 Cent
good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kendrick Lamar
Graduation, Kanye West
Hell Hath No Fury, Clipse
Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B
King, T.I.
Late Registration, Kanye West
Let’s Get Free, dead prez
Madvillainy, Madvillain
Miss E… So Addictive, Missy Elliott
Monkey Barz, Sean Price
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West
My Krazy Life, YG
Nothing Was the Same, Drake
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2, Raekwon
Phrenology, The Roots
Run the Jewels 2, Run the Jewels
Speakerboxxx: The Love Below, OutKast
Stankonia, OutKast
Summertime ’06, Vince Staples
Supreme Clientele, Ghostface Killah
Take Care, Drake
Tha Carter II, Lil Wayne
Tha Carter III, Lil Wayne
The Black Album, Jay-Z
The Blueprint, Jay-Z
The College Dropout, Kanye West
The Cool, Lupe Fiasco
The Documentary, The Game
The Eminem Show, Eminem
The Fix, Scarface
The Lost Tapes, Nas
The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem
The Renaissance, Q-Tip
To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar
Train of Thought, Reflection Eternal
Watch the Throne, Jay-Z & Kanye West