Metacritic Aggregate: 2022 New Music: Hip-Hop

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  1. Kendrick Lamar: Mr Morale & the Big Steppers (Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope -2CD) {332}: 3v:19, AD:*, Al:2*, AM:*, AS:+, AU:12, AV:+, BB:4, Bin:23, BPM:6*, BV:4, BV_r:1, C:11*, Ch:17, Cl:10*, Cmp:1, Crh:12, CS:25*, D:*, DIY:12*, DJ:3, DMY:14, DW:+, Dz:3, EE:8, Ev:*, Ex:6*, Fld:14, FO:5, G:2*, GC:4, Gf:7, GMA:12, GQ:+, GTV:19, Gw:17*, HDX:1*, HG:17, HP:2, HV:23, I:3*, Kp:3, LBF:4*, LI:3, LQ:7*, Lt:9, LW:27, Mc:34, Mj:34*, MO:5*, Ms:3, Mx:4, Ne:34*, Ni:6, NME:5*, NPR:20, NT:23*, O:*, Okp:6, Oo:10, P:32*, PAM:+, Pc:11, Pf:13, PJ:10, PM:20*, PO:*, PT:41, PW:9, Qt:7, RC:11, Rf:16, Rg:2, Ri:8, RR:*, RS:11, RS_h:7, RT:97, RTU:+, Rx:52, S:+, Sbd:19, SC:12, Sg:20, Sk:3, Sl:7*, SMH:*, STi:3, T:3*, TL:49, TO:16, TomC:2, Tr:26, Trk:41, U:8*, Up:+, UR:22, V:+*, Vb_h:2, Vi:23, VMP:+, Why:4, XCI:34; am:+, ap:+, atw:+, bb6:1, bn:+, cs_r:6, elg:14, ha:+, hr:3, hs:+, hyb:+, i:8, ir:10, it:1, js:+, kc:1, mc:+, ny_p:+, ny_z:+, p:4, rsbe:1, rsbh:9, rsch:10, rsdg:8, rsem:3, scw:*, sfc:+, ti:8, tr_h:+, ts:+, up_h:+, v_ja:4, wo:+, xci:*, xjd:+, xtc:2, yds:4, yh:5, yjv:8, yjw:1 -- A:(89/26), RC:A-, TH:***
  2. Danger Mouse & Black Thought: Cheat Codes (BMG) {169}: AD:*, Al:12*, AM:*, BV_r:21, C:*, Cl:18*, Crh:5, CS:32, DIY:*, DJ:38, Ev:*, Ex:*, FB:+, Fld:7, G:46*, GC:41, Gl:+*, GMA:2, HDX:2*, HG:1, Kp:20, LBF:7, LI:15, LQ:17*, Lt:13, Mj:3*, Mxm:8, Ne:42*, Ni:27, NME:34*, No:11, NR:26, NT:8*, O:*, Oo:16, Pc:2, PJ:14, PM:63, PT:29, RC:24, Rf:25, Ri:16, RM:+, RR:*, RT:27, RTU:+, Rx:35, Sbd:45, Sp:*, SR:3, STi:12, TO:10, TomC:35, Tr:12, Trk:5, U:*, UR:82, Vb_h:15, Vi:43, VMP:+, Why:7, WX:5, XCI:16; am:+, ap:+, atw:+, bb6:8, cs_r:11, g_e:2, js:6, muk:6, npr_nc:+, pi:3, scw:*, so_k:3, st_r:4, tr_h:+, up_h:+, wsj:+, xbp:2, xbw:+, xci:*, xhs:8, xjdc:10, xjdo:5, xtc:+, xwb:+, yjed:+, ykm:2 -- A:(83/24), RC:A, TH:A-
  3. Sudan Archives: Natural Brown Prom Queen (Stones Throw) {161}: 45:5, AM:*, BPM:19*, BV:12, C:24*, Cl:2*, Cmp:19, Crz:25, CS:8*, Ex:10*, Fa:4, Fld:3, G:14, Gl:+*, Kp:2, LBF:*, Mc:9, Mj:*, MO:28*, Ms:40, NBG:+, Ne:8*, Ni:18, No:37, NPR:6, NR:10*, NT:22*, O:*, OC:8, P:13, PAM:+, Pf:2*, PJ:11, PM:29, PO:*, PW:1, R:9, Rg:36, RM:+, RSh:9, RT:39, RTU:+, Rx:66, SC:5*, Sl:35, SpL:4, T:*, TL:79, TO:2, TomC:47, U:33*, UR:67, VMP:+, XCI:42; am:+, ap:+, bc:+, blw:2, dw:7, kc:14, ncpr:5, npr_r:+, ny_p:4, ny_z:8, pf_p:+, ra:+, sl:++, vu:9, xbw:+, xci:*, xcw:*, xej:8, xjd:3, xmv:9, ygo:1, yjb:+, yjc:4 -- A:(81/19), RC:A-, TH:A-
  4. Pusha T: It's Almost Dry (GOOD Music/Def Jam) {140}: AM:*, AU:13, AV:+, BB:12, Bin:17, BPM:*, BV_r:25, C:21, Cl:13*, Cmp:3, CS:1*, DW:+, EW:8, Ex:16, G:31, GC:20, Gf:28, HDX:3, HG:59, HV:14, LBF:*, LI:52, LQ:18, Lt:16, Ne:26*, Ni:13, NME:17*, NPR:10, NR:35, Okp:12, P:21, Pf:+, PJ:98, PO:*, PW:11, Qt:+, Rf:61, Ri:10, RR:*, RS:6*, RS_h:1, RSh:19, S:+*, Sbd:54, Sg:+, Sl:14, TO:17, TomC:4, Up:+, Vb_h:4, Why:21; blw:1, cs_r:1, hr:7, hyb:+, rsbe:2, rsem:10, rsoh:1, rssv:2, rswa:6, scw:*, sjm:9, ti:5, up_h:+, vu:+, xci:*, xjd:16, xjdc:+, xsc:8, xtc:4, ysp:* -- A:(81/9), RC:***, TH:A-
  5. Billy Woods: Aethiopes (Backwoodz Studioz) {105}: Alt:14, BPM:2*, BV:26, BV_r:4, Cmp:+, DW:+, Fa:1, FB:+, GB:2, HG:2, LQ:31, Ne:16*, Ni:5, NR:19, NT:30, OC:13, Pf:28*, PJ:44, PO:*, PW:5, PT:1, Ri:3, RS_h:21, S:+, SC:*, Sg:5, Spk:18*, Sp:L5, TomC:1, Tr:1, W:7, XCI:52; bc:+, ny_p:9, scw:*, so_k:9, tr_h:+, xci:*, xgh:2, xss:10, xtc:1, xyd:7, yjc:8 -- A:(82/5), RC:**, TH:***
  6. Denzel Curry: Melt My Eyez, See Your Future (PH/Loma Vista/Concord) {77}: Alt:49, AM:*, AV:+, BPM:26*, BV:+, BV_r:13, Cl:21*, Cmp:10, CS:43, D:*, DIY:*, GC:6, Gf:20, GMA:11, GTV:45, Gw:46, HDX:+, HG:56, HV:8, K:22*, LBF:18*, LI:25, LQ:35, Lt:10, Mc:40, Ne:31*, NME:22*, No:18, Okp:11, PM:35, Rf:30, Rg:19, RS_h:16, RT:99, RTU:+, S:+, SC:14, Sg:+, Tr:4, Up:+, Vb_h:7, VMP:+; am:+, ap:+, cs_r:9, tr_h:+, up_h:+, xsp:+ -- A:(86/9), TH:**
  7. Steve Lacy: Gemini Rights (RCA) {73}: Al:80, AM:*, AU:21, BB:7, Cl:49, Cmp:7, Ex:35*, G:18, Ga:16, GB:20, GC:14, LBF:13, LI:53, Ms:43, NME:27*, NPR:8, NT:*, O:*, Okp:3, PB:13, PO:*, Rf:24, Rg:27, RS:14*, Sg:12, TL:95, Up:+, Vb_r:18, VMP:+, XSN:15; am:+, ap:+, atl:7, g_e:7, hc_h:3, hpo:+, mw:10, npr_r:+, nyl:+, rsmc:3, rsmj:1, sl:++, vu:6, wi:3, wo:+, wsj:+ -- A:(76/10), TH:B
  8. Earl Sweatshirt: Sick! (Tan Cressida/Warner -EP) {73}: AD:*, Al:37, AM:*, Al:*, BB:+, BPM:49*, BV:36, BV_r:7, Cl:*, Cmp:40, CS:*, Esq:+, Ex:33*, FO:34, G:47*, GB:30, GQ:+, HDX:+*, HV:25, Mc:31, Ni:19, NME:*, NR:*, NT:37, O:*, OC:44, Okp:13, P:48*, Pf:17*, PM:+, PO:*, PW:14, R:*, RR:*, RS:29*, RS_h:12, Sbd:11, Sg:47*, Sl:42, TomC:77, Tr:+, VMP:+, W:*; ap:+, blw:8, hyb:+, mc:+, npr_sp:+, ny_c:+, rsms:6, sg_h:3, ti:+, tr_h:+, up_h:+, vu:+ -- A:(80/21), TH:*
  9. JID: The Forever Story (Dreamville/Interscope) {72}: BS:7, Cl:*, Cmp:9, CS:13, GC:1, HG:7, LBF:21, Ne:2*, NPR:46, Okp:1, PJ:91, PO:*, PT:39, Rg:28, Ri:14, RS:82, RS_h:3, RSh:11, Spk:47*, TomC:27, Up:+, Vb_h:9, W:*, Why:3, XCI:44; am:+, atw:+, cs_r:2, rsmj:3, sl:+, up_h:+, tr_h:+, tvo:7, wi:12, xci:*, xcw:*, xjd:+, yjb:+ -- A:(84/4), TH:**
  10. Vince Staples: Ramona Park Broke My Heart (Blacksmith/Motown) {70}: AM:*, AU:4, BB:+, BPM:*, BV_r:10, C:*, Cl:5*, Cmp:5, Ex:*, Fa:37, Gl:*, Gw:*, HDX:+*, HG:58, Ms:20, NME:*, Pf:+*, Ri:33, RS:19, RS_h:5, RSh:13, Rx:76, S:+, Sbd:50, Sg:+, TomC:64, Up:+, Vb_h:8; cs_r:14, hyb:+, npr_ap:16, rsdg:1, rsem:8, ts:+, up_h:+, vu:2, wi:2, xjd:+ -- A:(79/13), RC:A-, TH:**
  11. Little Simz: No Thank You (Age 101/Awal/Forever Living Originals) {57}: Al:*, BPM:8, BV_r:14, Cmp_U:7, Ev:*, FB:+, G:*, Gw:43*, HG:10, Mc:26, MO:*, Ni:7, NME:*, PAM:+, PJ:65, PO:9*, RS:*, RS_h:14, Rx:44, Sk:*, Spk:*, T:8*, Why:5, YW:22; wo:+, xcb:6, xmv:5, yds:3, yjc:+ -- A:(85/13), RC:A-, TH:A-
  12. Shygirl: Nymph (Because Music) {56}: 45:3, BPM:35, C:9*, Cl:58, Crz:26, DJM:+, DMY:3, G:11, GC:45, Gf:8, Kp:15, LBF:30*, LI:10, LQ:16, Ms:10, NME:*, NR:28, NT:*, O:56*, PB:11, RT:43, RTU:+, Sk:*, T:*, TomC:49, Up:+, VMP:+, YW:47; am:+, ap:+, pf_p:+, ra:+, rte:14 -- A:(83/7), TH:*
  13. Bob Vylan: Bob Vylan Presents the Price of Life (Ghost Theatre) {51}: Cl:*, ClR:*, CM:+, D:*, DIY:18*, GTV:72, Gw:6*, K:3*, LBF:*, LW:43*, Mj:*, NME:*, PJ:56, PO:*, Pu:7, T:*, Ups:9, VLR:3, W:*, XCI:26; scw:*, voh:9, xcb:9, xci:*, xem:4, xss:9, ysm:1 -- A:(84/14), TH:A-
  14. Nas: King's Disease III (Mass Appeal) {49}: Al:33, AV:*, Cl:*, Cmp:14, CS:*, FB:+, GMA:5, HDX:4*, HG:5, Lt:36, Mc:16, MO:*, Ne:28*, NME:*, Rf:7, Ri:22, RS_h:2, T:*, Vb_h:1; cs_r:12, rsmj:9, scw:*, sjm:5 -- A:(81/8), TH:***
  15. Saba: Few Good Things (Saba Pivot) {44}: BV:+, C:*, Cl:34*, Cmp:44, CS:17*, Ex:*, Fa:44, GC:29, HDX:+, LQ:*, NME:+*, NPR:16, NT:*, PM:80, Qt:72*, RS:74, RS_h:17, S:+, SC:*, Spk:*, TomC:98, Vb_h:11; atl:5, cs_r:7, scw:*, so_d:19, so_k:12, up_h:+, vu:+, xci:*, xjl:6 -- A:(79/13), TH:A-
  16. Moor Mother: Jazz Codes (Anti-) {43}: AM:*, BV_r:26, Fld:25, G:*, JC:30, LQ:*, LW:98, Mj:50*, PO:*, RC:*, SC:*, Tr:37, U:*, VMP:+, W:2*; jbbr:1, jgg:3, jjo:5, jkm:1, jlb:10, jlbi:7, jrw:9, jse:6, jssm:3, jth:9, ny_u:7, tr_h:+ -- A:(81/8), TH:A-
  17. Loyle Carner: Hugo (EMI) {40}: AM:*, Al:22*, Cl:*, Crh:16, D:*, DIY:*, DJ:34, FB:+, FO:13, Gf:21, GQ:+, GTV:58, Gw:38*, LBF:29*, LW:51, Mc:24, MO:34, Ni:11, NME:26*, O:*, Pc:30, RC:*, RM:+, Sbd:39, T:*, Trk:4, Why:13 -- A:(81/12), TH:**
  18. Roc Marciano & the Alchemist: The Elephant Man's Bones (ALC/Marci/Empire) {39}: BV:19, BV_r:3, Cmp:11, HDX:++, HG:4, Lt:45, Okp:10, Pf:*, PW:2, Ri:7, RS_h:4, Sg:41, W:38; npr_sp:+, sg_h:4, so_k:14, tr_h:+ -- A:(82/1), TH:**
  19. Freddie Gibbs: $oul $old $eparately (Warner/ESGN) {38}: BV_r:23, Cl:29*, Cmp:22, CS:23, Ex:23, Fa:12, HDX:5*, HG:55, LBF:33*, Ne:*, Rf:22, Rg:10, Ri:18, RS_h:15, SR:20, T:*, Up:+, Vb_h:18; cs_r:8, rsoh:5, up_h:+ -- A:(77/6), TH:***
  20. Megan Thee Stallion: Traumazine (1501 Certified/300 Entertainment) {36}: 45:15, AS:+, BV_r:22, Cl:*, CS:*, G:*, GC:26, LW:40, MO:*, NME:47*, RS:17*, RS_h:8, Sbd:30, SpL:22, T:*, V:*, XSN:35; ap:+, hg_g:4, hpo:+, hyb:+, rsbe:6, scw:*, txm:+, up_h:+ -- A:(75/11), TH:A-
  21. Kae Tempest: The Line Is a Curve (Republic) {36}: 45:39, AM:*, Bin:27, C:*, D:*, DIY:*, DJ:25, Gw:*, HP:13, Lt:50, LW:*, Mj:72*, MO:41*, NME:*, O:*, RC:*, RM:+, RT:35, SC:*, Sk:13*, T:*, U:*; bb6:3, elg:17, scw:*, xci:* -- A:(82/18), TH:A-
  22. Conway the Machine: God Don't Make Mistakes (Griselda/Interscope) {32}: AM:*, BB:+, BPM:16*, BV:32, BV_r:5, Cl:*, Cmp:41, Ex:*, GC:28, HDX:+*, HG:20, Ne:6*, Rg:41, RR:*, Sg:+, Vb_h:25, Why:17; am:+ -- A:(84/7), TH:***
  23. Homeboy Sandman: I Can't Sell These (self-released) {27}: PO:*, Rx:15, SpL:23, TomC:15, XCI:11; scw:3, xbp:1, xci:*, xcw:*, xem:8, xgh:10, xtc:+ -- RC:A, TH:A-
  24. Leikeli47: Shape Up (Hardcover/RCA) {27}: AM:*, BV:35, BV_r:6, Cmp:+, EW:+, Ex:*, FB:+, Ne:29*, NPR:+, Pf:+*, PO:*, Up:+; am:+, kc:22, up_h:+, wi:8, xci:*, ysp:* -- A:(82/5), RC:***, TH:**
  25. Kojey Radical: Reason to Smile (Atlantic) {27}: Cl:22*, Cmp_U:6, DIY:*, DJ:22, DMY:15, FB:+, G:48, Gw:27, LBF:*, LQ:*, NME:35*, NPR:+, O:*, PAM:+, PM:33, RM:+, RT:79, T:*; npr_sp:+ -- A:(80/8), TH:***
  26. Billy Woods: Church (Backwoodz Studioz) {27}: BPM:38*, BV:26, BV_r:4, FB:+, GC:40, HG:9, NR:19, Sbd:22, TomC:17; so_k:9, tr_h:+, xci:*, xjd:+ -- A:(83/1), RC:B+, TH:***
  27. Sampa the Great: As Above, So Below (Loma Vista) {26}: 45:10, Cl:*, DIY:*, DJ:7, Ex:*, G:*, Gw:*, LBF:*, LQ:*, Mj:*, PAM:+, PM:4*, Sk:*, T:*, Up:+; up_h:+ -- A:(79/15), TH:**
  28. Drake: Honestly, Nevermind (OVO Sound/Republic) {25}: AM:*, BB:27, Cmp:13, CS:*, GQ:+, NYT:*, Okp:14, Ri:20, RS:22*, Sl:29, VMP:+; hpo:+, ir:5, ny_c:3, nyl:+, rsbs:6, rsdg:10, rswa:7 -- A:(67/10), TH:*
  29. Open Mike Eagle: Component System With the Auto Reverse (Auto Reverse) {25}: AM:*, BPM:*, BV_r:30, Fa:30, Gl:*, HG:19, NT:*, PM:40, PO:*, PW:32, Ri:31, Sbd:72, TomC:46, XCI:35; npr_sp:+, scw:*, xci:* -- A:(79/5), RC:***, TH:A-
  30. Buck 65: King of Drums (self-released) {24}: PO:*, Rx:7, TomC:39, XCI:4; scw:7, xci:*, xjdc:+, xtc:+, ysp:+* -- RC:A, TH:A-
  31. Stormzy: This Is What I Mean (Def Jam) {24}: AD:*, Cl:20*, Cmp_U:10, DIY:*, Dz:20, Ev:*, G:47*, GQ:+, I:11*, NME:*, RS_h:9, T:*; rsmc:5 -- A:(79/10), TH:B
  32. They Hate Change: Finally, New (Jagjaguwar) {23}: AM:*, C:14, Cl:30*, DJM:+, Fld:22, LQ:10*, No:33, NT:34, Pf:*Qt:+, RT:46, RTU:15; cs_r:3, rsjb:2 -- A:(78/6), TH:*
  33. Lupe Fiasco: Drill Music in Zion (1st & 15th) {21}: Cmp:18, HDX:++*, HG:28, Ne:24*, Okp:18, Rf:3; rsag:5, tvo:5 -- A:(73/7), TH:***
  34. Fly Anakin: Frank (Lex) {20}: Cmp:+, HDX:++*, HG:50, LBF:27*, Qt:+*, RTU:+, S:*, Tr:+, VMP:+, W:*; rsag:4, tr_h:+, up_h:+ -- A:(78/4), TH:**
  35. MIA: Mata (Island) {20}: AM:*, GTV:26, HV:+, PO:*, Rx:38, Sl:28*, TomC:12; scw:*, xcs:4 -- A:(65/2), RC:A-, TH:A-
  36. Black Star: No Fear of Time (self-released) {19}: Al:54, Cmp:+, CS:*, DW:+, FB:+, HDX:+, HG:38, RS:+*, RSh:15, TomC:58, Vb_h:5 -- A:(73/4), RC:B+
  37. Knucks: Alpha Place (Nodaysoff) {19}: Cl:7*, Cmp_U:1, DJ:43, DJM:+, DMY:1, PW:30 -- A:(80/1), TH:**
  38. 070 Shake: You Can't Kill Me (GOOD Music/Def Jam) {17}: Cl:*, Cmp:17, GB:23, HDX:+, LBF:34*, NT:*, Rg:18, Why:18; ti:9, xci:* -- A:(72/7), TH:***
  39. Burna Boy: Love, Damini (Atlantic) {17}: Cl:28*, Cmp_U:4, CS:39*, NYT:*, PAM:+, T:*, Up:+, V:*, Why:23; hpo:+ -- A:(73/6), TH:**
  40. EarthGang: Ghetto Gods (Dreamville/Interscope) {17}: BS:4, Cmp:47, CS:46*, NME:*, PO:*, RS:+; cs_r:4, rsns:9, up_h:+, vce:+ -- A:(67/8), TH:**
  41. Mavi: Laughing So Hard, It Hurts (United Masters) {17}: BV_r:15, NPR:36, Okp:9, Pf:34*, RS:47, RS_h:10, Sbd:76, TomC:96; ny_c:+ -- A:(82/1), TH:**
  42. Flo Milli: You Still Here, Ho? (RCA) {17}: BV_r:12, Cmp:42, G:*, Gw:*, Okp:21, RS_h:22, S:13, W:*; cs_r:15, hpo:+, rswa:5, up_h:+ -- A:(72/5), TH:**
  43. 700 Bliss: Nothing to Declare (Hyperdub) {16}: BPM:*, BV_r:16, C:33*, DJM:+, LBF:*, Pf:42*, PM:23, Qt:+, RA:*, Sbd:64, W:*; ra:+ -- A:(76/6), TH:*
  44. Future: I Never Liked You (Epic/Freebandz) {15}: BB:29, Cmp:32, GC:18, HDX:+, NME:*, RS:72, Up:+, Vb_h:13; mc:+, rsdg:5, rsoh:8, up_h:+ -- A:(66/7)
  45. $ilkmoney: I Don't Give a Fuck About This Rap Shit, Imma Just Drop Until I Don't Feel Like It Anymore (DB$B) {14}: BV_r:20, GQ:+, Pf:*, Rx:80, TomC:24; npr_sp:+, xpb:8 -- A:(84/1), RC:A-, TH:**
  46. Benny the Butcher: Tana Talk 4 (Griselda/Empire) {14}: AM:*, BV_r:24, Cmp:27, Ex:*, GC:32, HDX:+, HG:11, Ne:*; gcn:+, tr_h:+, yse:+ -- A:(77/6), TH:**
  47. Central Cee: 23 (self-released) {14}: Cl:*, Cmp_U:17, Ev:*, G:*, Gw:*, LQ:*, NME:*, PAM:+, RS_h:11 -- A:(78/8), TH:***
  48. Gunna: DS4EVER (YSL/300 Entertainment) {14}: BB:22, Cmp:20, GC:43, GQ:+, HDX:+, Up:+, Vb_h:12; rsdg:6, rsoh:9, up_h:+ -- TH:**
  49. Brian Ennels & Infinity Knives: King Cobra (Phantom Limb) {13}: HD:24, LQ:1*, PW:24, Qt:+, S:5 -- A:(80/1)
  50. Latto: 777 (RCA) {13}: BB:+, Cl:*, Cmp:+, NME:*, RS:76, RS_h:13, Up:+, Vb_h:23; hpo:+, up_h:+ -- A:(75/3), TH:**
  51. Smino: Luv 4 Rent (Zero Fatigue/Motown) {13}: Cmp:33, GC:22, Ne:37*, RS_h:18, Up:+, Vb_h:17; up_h:+wi:10 -- A:(79/2), TH:**
  52. Joey Bada$$: 2000 (Pro Era/Cinematic/Columbia) {12}: Cl:*, Cmp:39, Ex:*, HDX:++, HG:60, PM:*, Vb_h:3; up_h:+ -- A:(73/9)
  53. Bladee & Ecco2k: Crest (Year0001) {12}: Dz:10, Fa:22, GC:36, Ne:48*, NPR:+, Pf:*, Sl:26; pf_p:+ -- A:(80/2), TH:*
  54. Drake & 21 Savage: Her Loss (OVO Sound/Republic) {12}: Cmp:8, CS:*, Ex:*, RS:66, RS_h:25, Vb_h:10; rsdg:3 -- A:(63/8), TH:B
  55. Homeboy Sandman: There in Spirit (Mello Music Group -EP) {12}: TomC:56, XCI:38; js:+, xci:*, xjdc:+, xsp:+ -- A:(69/2), RC:A-, TH:**
  56. J-Hope: Jack in the Box (HYBE) {12}: CS:*, GC:35, NME:42*, RS:9*, YF:*; rsbe:5 -- A:(78/5), TH:*
  57. Che Noir: Food for Thought (TCF Music Publishing) {11}: Cmp:21; cs_r:10, rsag:1 -- A:(55/2), RC:***, TH:***
  58. Elucid: I Told Bessie (Backwoodz Studioz) {11}: BV_r:17, HG:22, PW:43, RS_h:20; tr_h:+ -- RC:**, TH:**
  59. Larry June: Spaceships on the Blade (Empire) {11}: BB:34, HDX:*, Ri:30, Vb_h:19; apn:5, asp:+, rsmj:5, up_h:+ -- A:(75/3)
  60. Phife Dawg: Forever (Smokin' Needles/AWAL) {11}: Al:24*, AM:*, GMA:24, HDX:+*, HG:41, RS:+* -- A:(75/9)TH:**
  61. Quelle Chris: Deathfame (Mello Music Group) {11}: C:36, HDX:+*, HG:33, PT:27, PW:21, W:*; npr_sp:+, rsag:7, vu:+ -- A:(76/5), TH:*
  62. Redveil: Learn 2 Swim (self-released) {11}: BV:16, BV_r:2, Cmp:+, HDX:+, Pf:*, Rg:31; vu:+ -- A:(60/2), TH:B
  63. Brockhampton: The Family (Question Everything/RCA) {10}: AM:*, BS:20, Cl:*, Esq:+, LBF:*, NME:*, RS:*, T:*; err:9 -- A:(78/8)
  64. Nicholas Craven/Boldy James: Fair Exchange No Robbery (Nicholas Craven Productions) {10}: BV_r:9, Fa:45, HDX:*, PW:18 -- A:(88/1), RC:***
  65. Cypress Hill: Back in Black (MNRK) {10}: Al:72*, Gl:*, Gw:*, I:*, K:*, W:*, YF:* -- A:(70/14), TH:**
  66. Ka: Languish Arts (Iron Works -EP) {10}: HG:8, HV:29, PO:*; tr_h:+, xci:* -- TH:***
  67. Digga D: Noughty by Nature (CGM/EGA) {9}: Cl:*, Cmp_U:16, G:*, NME:*, O:*, Qt:99, T:* -- A:(79/7), TH:*
  68. Lil Durk: 7220 (Alamo/Sony) {9}: BB:+, Cl:*, Cmp:+, RS:61, Up:+; ny_c:+, rsdg:7, up_h:+, yjb:+ -- A:(72/2)
  69. Mach-Hommy: Dollar Menu 4 (self-released) {9}: Rx:60, TomC:33 -- RC:A-, TH:***
  70. Marlowe: Marlowe 3 (Mello Music) {9}: HG:3, YW:31 -- TH:A-
  71. Bad Boy Chiller Crew: Disrespectful (Relentless) {8}: BV:+, BV_r:11, Gw:*, NME:*, O:*, Pf:*; ny_c:10 -- A:(74/6)
  72. Curren$y & the Alchemist: Continuance (Jet Life) {8}: AM:*, Cl:*, Cmp:+, HDX:+*, HG:43, W:* -- A:(78/4), TH:*
  73. Metro Boomin: Heroes & Villains (Boominati/Republic) {8}: RS_h:6; hyb:+, rsbh:10, rsdg:9, rsoh:2 -- A:(71/5)
  74. Nas: Magic (Mass Appeal -EP -21) {8}: Al:*, BPM:*, Cl:*, Ex:*, HDX:*, RR:* -- A:(79/9), TH:**
  75. Quavo & Takeoff [Unc & Phew]: Only Built for Infinity Links (Quality Control Music/Motown/UMG) {8}: BS:21, Cl:*, Cmp:34, RS:53, RS_h:19; scw:*, up_h:+ -- A:(65/2)
  76. Kenny Beats: Louie (XL) {7}: Cl:53*, G:*, LBF:*, Ne:30* -- A:(79/5), TH:*
  77. Apollo Brown & Philmore Greene: Cost of Living () {7}: HG:6 -- TH:A-
  78. CEO Trayle: HH5 (Do What You Love/10K Projects) {7}: HDX:*, Pf:*, PW:12; sg_h:1 -- A:(83/2)
  79. Flohio: Out of Heart (AWAL) {7}: Cl:*, DIY:, LQ:*, MO:*, PM:44 -- A:(73/7), TH:**
  80. Homeboy Sandman: Still Champion (self-released) {7}: HG:40; scw:*, xci:* -- TH:A-
  81. Rico Nasty: Las Ruinas (Sugar Trap) {7}: BV_r:8, CS:35, K:*, Sbd:82; cs_r:5 -- A:(62/5)
  82. Raw Poetic & Damu the Fudgemunk: Laminated Skies (Def Presse) {7}: HG:53, LW:*, YW:6 -- A:(78/2), TH:**
  83. Avantdale Bowling Club: Trees (Years Gone By) {6}: FB:+, HG:14 -- TH:***
  84. Babyface Ray: Face (Empire) {6}: BB:+, Cl:*, Cmp:+, HDX:+, Vb_h:22; sg_h:8 -- A:(76/2)
  85. Blxst: Before You Go () {6}: BB:+, Cmp:15, RS:87; apn:8, asp:+
  86. Deca: Smoking Gun (Coalmine) {6}: vce:*+ -- TH:A-
  87. Doechii: She/Her/Black B*tch (Top Dawg Entertainment/Capitol -EP) {6}: Cmp:36, NME:*, TomC:72, YW:70 -- A:(70/2), TH:**
  88. Lyrics Born: Mobile Homies Season 1 (Mobile Home) {6}: xci:*, ysp:* -- TH:A-
  89. Meekz: Respect the Come Up (Neighbourhood) {6}: Cl:*, Cmp_U:3, DJM:+ -- A:(67/3)
  90. Post Malone: Twelve Carat Toothache (Republic) {6}: AM:*, AS:+, Lt:34, NME:*, NYT:*, T:* -- A:(61/11)
  91. Youngboy Never Broke Again: 3800 Degrees (Atlantic/Never Broke Again) {6}: Cmp:49, PW:16; rsoh:10, sg_h:2 -- A:(74/2)
  92. 42 Dugg & EST Gee: Last Ones Left (CMG/Warlike/Interscope) {5}: Cmp:+, HDX:+; ny_c:8, sg_h:5
  93. Aitch: Close to Home (Capitol) {5}: Ev:*, Gw:*, NME:*, T:* -- A:(62/11), TH:*
  94. Bandmanrill: Club Godfather (Warner) {5}: BV_r:19, Sg:44; ny_c:12, sg_h:9 -- A:(73/1)
  95. Chief Keef: 4Nem (Glo Gang/RBC -21) {5}: HDX:++, Pf:*, PO:*; sg_h:6 -- A:(75/4), TH:B
  96. Coco & Clair Clair: Sexy (self-released) {5}: Rg:23; pf_p:+ -- RC:**, TH:*
  97. Drakeo the Ruler: Keep the Truth Alive (Stinc Team) {5}: HDX:*, PW:4 -- A:(80/1)
  98. RAP Ferreira: 5 to the Eye With Stars (Ruby Yacht -EP) {5}: TomC:25; scw:* -- TH:***
  99. GloRilla: Any ways, Life's Great . . . (Universal/CMG) {5}: BV_r:27, Cmp:28, NPR:34, PO:*; rsmj:10 -- A:(68/2)
  100. Ghais Guevara: There Will Be No Super-Slave (self-released) {5}: BPM:41*, HG:39, PO:* -- TH:*
  101. IDK: Simple (Clue/Warner) {5}: Cmp:+, Fa:31, RS_c:24, Up:+; up_h:+
  102. Junglepussy: JP5000 (self-released -EP) {5}: GQ:+, LQ:*, Pf:+* -- A:(85/2), TH:*
  103. Ka: Woeful Studies (Iron Works -EP) {5}: PO:*, TomC:91; tr_h:+ -- TH:**
  104. Wiz Khalifa/Big KRIT/Smoke DZA/Girl Talk: Full Court Press (Asylum/Taylor Gang) {5}: xci:* -- TH:A-
  105. The Koreatown Oddity: Isthisforreal? (Stones Throw) {5}: LBF:*, Ni:29; xci:*, ysp:* -- A:(80/2), TH:*
  106. Lil Baby: It's Only Me (Motown/Quality Control Music/UMG) {5}: Cl:*, Cmp:37, RS:*, Vb_h:14 -- A:(65/7)
  107. Logic: Vinyl Days (Def Jam) {5}: Al:98, HG:12 -- A:(69/4), TH:**
  108. Rome Streetz: Kiss the Ring (Griselda/Empire) {5}: BPM:*, HG:34, Okp:17, RS_h:23 -- A:(75/3)
  109. Sadistik x Kno: Bring Me Back When the World Is Cured (self-released) {5}: HG:15 -- TH:***
  110. Bob Vylan: We Live Here (Deluxe) (Venn -EP -21) {5}: xci:* -- TH:A-
  111. Yeat: 2 Alive (Field Trip/Geffen) {5}: Cmp:+, HDX:+, NPR:+; gcn:+, rsoh:7 -- A:(58/4)
  112. Yung Kayo: DFTK (Sevensevenseven/YSL) {5}: Pf:*, Tr:+; tr_h:+ -- A:(82/1), TH:**
  113. Buck 65/Tachichi: Flash Grenade (Black Buffalo) {4}: ysp:*, xci:* -- TH:**
  114. Armani Caesar: The Liz 2 (Griselda) {4}: -- RC:***, TH:*
  115. Con+Kwake: Eyes in the Tower (Native Rebel) {4}: xci:* -- TH:***
  116. Cordae: From a Bird's Eye View (Atlantic) {4}: AV:*, NME:+*, Up:+; up_h:+ -- A:(69/8)
  117. Tee Grizzley: Half Tee Half Beast (Grizzley Gang/300 Entertainment) {4}: PO:* -- TH:***
  118. Jack Harlow: Come Home the Kids Miss You (Generation Now/Warner) {4}: Cmp:+, Up:+, V:*; up_h:+ -- A:(50/8)
  119. Hook: From, Hook () {4}: Pf:+; vfk:1
  120. Iceboy Violet: The Vanity Project (2 B Real) {4}: C:31, LI:44, Qt:87+
  121. Boldy James & Real Bad Man: Killing Nothing () {4}: HG:35, Vb_h:6
  122. Linqua Franqa: Bellringer (Ernest Jennings) {4}: YW:12 -- TH:**
  123. Mach-Hommy: Balens Cho (Hot Candles) (Griselda -21) {4}: Pf:*; sl:+ -- A:(80/2), TH:**
  124. MC Bin Laden: Invasao Dos Fluxos (Kondzilla) {4}: PAM:+ -- TH:***
  125. NoCap: Mr Crawford (Never Broke Again/Atlantic) {4}: AM:*, HDX:+; rsag:6, sg_h:10 -- A:(80/1)
  126. Sean Paul: Scorcha (Island) {4}: NME:*, T:* -- A:(80/2), TH:**
  127. Coby Sey: Conduit (AD 93) {4}: FB:+, LQ:*, W:22; pf_e:+ -- A:(80/1)
  128. ShrapKnel: Metal Lung (Backwoodz Studioz) {4}: HG:13; tr_h:+ -- TH:*
  129. Rod Wave: Beautiful Mind (Alamo) {4}: BS:18, Cmp:45; ny_c:+ -- A:(70/4)
  130. Jay Worthy & Larry June: 2 P'z in a Pod (GDF/The Freeminded) {4}: Cmp:12, PW:20
  131. Young Slo-Be: Southeast (KoldGreedy/Thizzler on the Roof) {4}: PW:6; psag:10
  132. Action Bronson: Cocodrillo Turbo (Loma Vista) {3}: Cl:*, Cmp:+, Sp:* -- A:(69/3)
  133. Big KRIT: Digital Roses Don't Die (BMG) {3}: Al:90 -- A:(62/6), TH:**
  134. Buruklyn Boyz: East Mpaka London (self-released) {3}: PAM:+ -- TH:**
  135. Che Noir: The Last Remnants (TCF Music Group -EP) {3}: Vb_h:21 -- TH:**
  136. Cash Cobain & Chow Lee: 2 Slizzy 2 Sexy (Deluxe) (self-released) {3}: TomC:62; ny_c:+, up_h:+
  137. Confucius MC: Somewhere (YNR Productions -21) {3}: xci:* -- TH:**
  138. Dalek: Precipice (Ipecac) {3}: BPM:*, HG:26, YW:83 -- A:(73/3)
  139. Defcee & Boathouse: For All Debts Public and Private (Closed Sessions) {3}: Cmp:+; rsag:3
  140. DJ Marz Y Los Flying Turntables/DJ Jester the Filipino Fist: Made in USA (self-released) {3}: vce:+ -- TH:**
  141. DJ Premier: Hip Hop 50 Vol 1 (Mass Appeal -EP) {3}: xcw:* -- TH:**
  142. Willow Kayne: Playground Antics (Columbia -EP) {3}: D:*, DIY:**, NME:* -- A:(90/3)
  143. Ralfy the Plug: Pastor Ralfy 2 (Stinc Team) {3}: PW:8
  144. Ralfy the Plug: Skateboard P (Stinc Team) {3}: PW:8
  145. Rimzee: Cold Feet () {3}: Cmp_U:9
  146. RXK Nephew: Slitherman Activated (Towhead -21) {3}: xci:* -- TH:**
  147. RZA Vs Bobby Digital: Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater (MNRK -EP) {3}: -- RC:*, TH:**
  148. Serengeti: Kaleidoscope III (Audio Recon) {3}: PO:* -- TH:**
  149. SonnyJim & the Purist: White Girl Wasted (Daupe) {3}: LQ:*, Mj:*, PO:* -- A:(76/3), TH:*
  150. Charm Taylor: She Is the Future (Sinking City -21) {3}: PO:* -- TH:**
  151. Trueno: Bien o Mal () {3}: RS:43; ncpr:2
  152. Westside Boogie: More Black Superheroes (Shady/Interscope) {3}: BPM:*, Cmp:16 -- A:(78/2)
  153. Westside Gunn: 10 (Griselda) {3}: Vb_h:20; scw:* -- A:(70/1)
  154. Wrecking Crew: Sedale Threat (self-released) {3}: xci:* -- TH:**
  155. YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Colors (Atlantic) {3}: Cmp:+, HDX:+; ny_c:+
  156. Ab-Soul: Herbert (Top Dawg Entertainment) {2}: HG:36; scw:* -- TH:B
  157. Akai Solo: Spirit Roaming () {2}: HG:25; tr_h:+
  158. Bladee: Spiderr (Year0001) {2}: LBF:36, Sl:* -- A:(76/3)
  159. Blade Brown/K-Trap: Joints () {2}: Cmp_U:12
  160. Cakes Da Killa: Svengali (Young Art) {2}: O:*, Qt:* -- A:(75/2)
  161. The Cool Kids: Before Shit Got Weird (Sounds Like Fun/Empire) {2}: Vb_h:16
  162. Czarface: Czarmageddon (Silver Age) {2}: YW:18
  163. Duke Deuce: Crunkstar (Quality Control/Motown) {2}: HDX:+ -- TH:*
  164. Mike Dimes: In Dimes We Trust (Encore) {2}: BV_r:28, Cmp:+ -- A:(68/1)
  165. DJ Drama & Jeezy: Snofall (YJ Music/Def Jam) {2}: -- HDX:*, NPR:27
  166. Fivio Foreign: BIBLE (Columbia/RichFish) {2}: NME:*, RS:+ -- A:(75/2)
  167. Ghais Guevara: Black Bolshevik (self-released -EP -21) {2}: -- TH:**
  168. Ghais Guevara: May Ur Melanin Shield U From Ragnarok (self-released -EP -20) {2}: -- TH:**
  169. HiTech: HiTech (FXHE) {2}: C:18
  170. M Huncho: Chasing Euphoria () {2}: Cmp_U:18
  171. Juice WRLD: Fighting Demons (Grade A -21) {2}: NME:*, V:*
  172. Kyle: It's Not So Bad (self) {2}: NME:* -- A:(80/1), TH:*
  173. Coi Leray: Trendsetter (Republic) {2}: RS:+; up_h:+ -- A:(59/4)
  174. Mike: Beware of the Monkey () {2}: TomC:43; scw:*
  175. Nerves Baddington: Macro (Apt B Productions) {2}: HG:16
  176. Nerves Baddington: Micro (Apt B Productions) {2}: HG:16
  177. Nigo: I Know Nigo! (Victor Victor/Republic) {2}: Cmp:+; ts:+
  178. Nord1kone/DJ Mrok: Tower of Babylon (SplitSLAM) {2}: HG:18
  179. Snotty Nose Rez Kids: I'm Good, HBU (self-released) {2}: Ex:*, NT:* -- A:(83/2)
  180. Vic Spencer x Small Professor: Mudslide (Coalmine) {2}: xci:* -- TH:*
  181. Thaiboy Digital: Back 2 Life () {2}: Dz:19 -- A:(59/2)
  182. WiFiGawd: Chain of Command (POW) {2}: Cmp:+; rsag:9
  183. Wiki & Subjxct 5: Cold Cuts () {2}: BV_r:18 -- A:(72/1)
  184. Yeat: Lyfe (TwizzyRich/Geffen -EP) {2}: Cmp:43, Sl:30 -- A:(57/3)
  185. Young T & Bugsey: Truth Be Told (Black Butter) {2}: LQ:*, NME:* -- A:(73/3)
  186. $NOT: Ethereal (300 Entertainment) {1}: Cmp:+
  187. Ardamus: Psychedelic City Cowboy $hit () {1}: HG:23
  188. ArrDee: Pier Pressure (Island) {1}: NME:* -- A:(70/3)
  189. Awon & Soul.Dope.95: Infinite Wisdom (Don\'t Sleep) {1}: HG:30
  190. BabyTron: Bin Reaper 3: Old Testament (Hip Hop Lab/Empire) {1}: Sg:36 -- A:(65/2)
  191. Band Gand Lonnie Bands: Scorpion Eyes (TF) {1}: sg_h:7
  192. Blackhaine: Armour II (Because Music -EP) {1}: Qt:+
  193. Bloodmoney Perez & Messiah Musik: Second Hand Accounts () {1}: HG:29
  194. bRavenous: Ghosts of Rockingham Vol 1 () {1}: HG:45
  195. bRavenous: Ghosts of Rockingham Vol 2 () {1}: HG:45
  196. Brockhampton: TM (Question Everything/RCA) {1}: Cl:* -- A:(90/1)
  197. Dai Burger: Back in Ya Mouf (self-released -21) {1}: xci:*
  198. Tom Caruana: Strange Planet (Tea Sea) {1}: Mj:* -- A:(80/1)
  199. Coast Contra: Apt 505 () {1}: HG:57
  200. The Difference Machine: Unmasking the Spirit Fakers () {1}: HG:42
  201. DJ Muggs & Rigz: Gold () {1}: HG:44
  202. Iann Dorr: On to Better Things (10k) {1}: NME:* -- A:(67/5)
  203. Dreamville: D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape (Dreamville) {1}: Cmp:+ -- A:(60/2)
  204. Elzhi & Georgia Anne Muldrow: Zhigeist () {1}: HG:54
  205. EST Gee: I Never Felt Nun () {1}: up_h:+
  206. Kari Faux: Lowkey Superstar (Don Giovanni) {1}: PO:*
  207. Tee Grizzley: Chapters of the Trenches (Grizzley Gang/300 Entertainment) {1}: scw:*
  208. Guillotine Crowns: Hills to Die On () {1}: HG:47
  209. Hush & Bobby J From Rockaway: 7182313 () {1}: HG:49
  210. Jermiside & the Expert: The Overview Effect () {1}: HG:48
  211. Jesse the Tree: Pigeon Man () {1}: HG:27
  212. Dro Kenji: With or Without You () {1}: HDX:+
  213. Kid Cudi: Entergalactic (Republic) {1}: up_h:+ -- A:(63/2)
  214. Killah Priest: Horrah Scope () {1}: HG:51
  215. Kodak Black: Back for Everything (Dollaz N Dealz/Sniper Gang/Atlantic) {1}: mc:+ -- A:(60/1)
  216. KRS-One: Imamcru12 () {1}: HG:37
  217. Meyhem Lauren & Daringer: Black Vladimir () {1}: HG:52 -- A:(78/1)
  218. Loud: Aucune Promesse (Joyride) {1}: Ex:* -- A:(90/1)
  219. Luci: Juvenilia () {1}: cs_r:13
  220. Lukah: Raw Extractions () {1}: bc:+
  221. Lyrics Born: Vision Board () {1}: Al:62 -- A:(50/1)
  222. Mach-Hommy & Tha God Fahim: Duck Czn: Tiger Style () {1}: Vb_h:24
  223. Material Girl: i85mixx21-22 (No Agreements) {1}: Spk:* -- A:(84/1)
  224. Mike, Wiki & the Alchemist: One More (ALC) {1}: scw:*
  225. Monster Rally: Botanica Dream () {1}: GB:34
  226. French Montana & Harry Fraud: Montega () {1}: HDX:+ -- A:(71/2)
  227. Mopes: Unwound () {1}: HG:31
  228. Napoleon Da Legend & Clypto: Maison De Medici () {1}: HG:21
  229. NLE Choppa: Me Vs Me (Warner) {1}: AM:* -- A:(65/3)
  230. Novelist: 4 Tha Homiez () {1}: DJM:+
  231. Pink Siifu & Real Bad Man: Real Bad Flights () {1}: tr_h:+
  232. Psalm One x Custom Made: Bigg Perrm () {1}: tr_h:+
  233. Raw Poetic: Space Beyond the Solar System (22nd Century) {1}: Sl:* -- A:(80/1)
  234. Rexx Life Raj: The Blue Hour () {1}: up_h:+
  235. Roddy Ricch: Feed Tha Streets III (Atlantic) {1}: Cmp:38 -- A:(53/1)
  236. Run the Jewels: RTJ Cu4tro () {1}: T:* -- A:(86/2)
  237. Scuti: Intoxication (-EP) {1}: -- GTV:*
  238. Tony Shhnow: Reflexions () {1}: HDX:+
  239. Shortie No Mass: Here Goes Nothing (-21) {1}: NPR:+
  240. Snoop Dogg: Back on Death Row () {1}: HDX:+
  241. Snoop Dogg: The Metaverse: The NFT Drop Vol 2 () {1}: xkb:6
  242. AJ Suede & Small Professor: Hundred Year Darkness () {1}: -- BV_r:29
  243. AJ Suede & Televangel: Metatron's Cube () {1}: HG:32
  244. Tyler, the Creator: Call Me if You Get Lost (Columbia -21) {1}: Pc:52 -- TH:[***]
  245. Van Buren: DSM () {1}: up_h:+
  246. The Waxidermist: Tribe () {1}: HG:46
  247. WitchCraft: Books Vol I: The Sundisk (Iapetus) {1}: PO:*
  248. YL & Zoomo: In Memory Of (RRR Music Group) {1}: Cmp:+
  249. Young Nudy: EA Monster (RCA) {1}: wp:10 -- A:(74/3)
  250. Your Old Droog: YOD Wave (Mongoloid Banks/Nature Sounds) {1}: xci:*