Top Mixtapes & Albums Chart

Top Mixtape & Albums Chart - Created by combining how many times a project has been viewed along with your ratings, DJBooth's chart list the top new hip hop mixtapes and albums out right now.

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Lupe Fiasco - Lasers

You’re seated at the new three star French restaurant everyone’s been talking about, your hot date sitting across the table. The wine is flowing freely. You order the roasted chicken with heirloom tomatoes and when it... Read Full Review
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Big K.R.I.T. - ReturnOf4Eva

Hip-hop fans, more than the fans of any other genre, are a cynical bunch. In 1979 the original emcees were convinced that simply recording rhymes would kill their culture, in 1989 the emergence of Vanilla Ice was surely the... Read Full Review
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Raekwon - Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang

I just spent the last hour searching for the perfect analogy to describe Raekwon’s place in the game, and I failed. There just may not be another rapper quite like him. For 16 or 18 years, depending on whether you start... Read Full Review
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Pharoahe Monch - W.A.R.

To be completely honest, I’m having a hard time writing about music right now. In the face of the horrors that are befalling the people of Japan – just before sitting down to write this the Fukushima nuclear power plant... Read Full Review
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Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.

America has the attention span of a 5-year-old boy…with ADD…who hadn’t taken his Riddlin in months …and just ate an entire tub of ice cream, so it should come as no surprise that we’ve already moved on from the... Read Full Review
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Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers

Wiz Khalifa is the Jennifer Aniston of hip-hop. Women love Jennifer Aniston because she’s the embodiment of everything they want to be; famous, independent, hot, but not so hot she seems unreachable. At her most optimistic,... Read Full Review
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Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told

It was the second season of HBO’s hit show Entourage and the writers had cooked up a storyline that demanded Turtle, the crew’s amiable but always ineffective sidekick, to become the manager of an aspiring rapper. But who... Read Full Review
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Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Thousand of words have already been written in hopes of solving the human Rubik’s Cube that is Kanye West. Why? Why does the most influential artist of our generation so routinely devolve into juvenile self-destruction?... Read Full Review
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Travis Barker - Give the Drummer Some

On the surface punk rock and hip-hop don’t have much in common, but a deeper look reveals that the two seemingly polarized genres are really just different manifestations of the same thing. Both were created to fight... Read Full Review
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King Mez x Khrysis - The King’s Khrysis

There was a time when New York City ruled hip-hop. And then rap manifest destiny spread the locus of hip-hop’s power westward, where L.A. assumed the mantle. Years later both coasts would give way to Atlanta and Chicago as... Read Full Review