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.

Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday Artwork

Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday

Hip-hop has never been more Republican. The game’s always fueled intense debate – who’s better, LL Cool J or Canibus? Who’s hotter, Lil Kim or Foxy Brown? Whose man boobs are bigger, Rick Ross or Fat Joe? - but in... Read Full Review
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Artwork

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
Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told Artwork

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
Fortilive - I vs. I Artwork

Fortilive - I vs. I

Name your favorite Hawaiian rapper. Go ahead, I’ll give you a minute. Actually, I’m feeling a little hungry, I’m gonna go make an eight-layer lasagna, from scratch. By the time I get back I’m sure you’ll have... Read Full Review
Game - Purp & Patron Artwork

Game - Purp & Patron

Since Game dropped his solid album LAX nearly three years ago things have been a little dicey for the Compton emcee. Despite intoning that LAX would be his last album it took him approximately 17 seconds to start working on a... Read Full Review
R. Kelly - Love Letter Artwork

R. Kelly - Love Letter

R. Kelly is more than an artist, he’s a writer’s dream. Now that Michael has passed, he’s the most fascinating man in music, an artist whose overwhelming talent has created a bubble around him in which the rules of... Read Full Review
Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids Artwork

Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids

Phrases like “best rappers alive” and “most underrated” are so overused in hip-hop, subject to such neverending and vague debate, that they’ve essentially lost their meanings. But if we’re talking about Ghostface... Read Full Review
Talib Kweli - Gutter Rainbows Artwork

Talib Kweli - Gutter Rainbows

Talib Kweli will never make better albums than Black Star and Train of Thought. Or more accurately, he may make better albums, he may already have, but I’ll never think so. Music doesn’t exist in a vacuum, it’s not some... Read Full Review
Theophilus London - Lovers Holiday Artwork

Theophilus London - Lovers Holiday

Believe it or not, there was a time when hip-hop was fun. In fact, at first it was almost entirely about fun. (What, you thought Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five dressed in fringed leather because they wanted to look... Read Full Review
David Banner & 9th Wonder - Death of a Pop Star Artwork

David Banner & 9th Wonder - Death of a Pop Star

True story. David Banner was reading my review of his previous album, in which I said that his music, which constantly vacillated between strip club ready anthems and politically charged manifestos, often sounded at war with... Read Full Review