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Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums:
- 10. Jazz Cartier - Marauding in Paradise
- 9. Joey Bada$$ - B4.DA.$$
- 8. BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface - Sour Soul
- 7. Oddisee - The Good Fight
- 6. Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
- 5. Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment - Surf
- 4. A$AP Rocky - At.Long.Last.A$AP
- 3. Vince Staples - Summertime '06
- 2. Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late
- 1. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly