The Top 5 New Release Rap Albums of 2010

2010 rap

The year 2010 was a BIG year in Hip Hop. With New releases from several Rap All stars, break out debut albums and releases from the pioneers… There was something for everyone.

Here is a list of my top 5 Rap albums of 2010 (in no particular order)


Kanye West | “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”

This album boasts a ton of amazing tracks. It might not be Ye’s best album, but it definitely belongs on a Top list from 2010. You gotta give it to him, he’s kind of crazy but his music is (was?) dope.

The best track on this album is “Monster”

Kid Cudi | “Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager”

I am a major fan of Kid Cudi. I love all his stuff and I was waiting for this album to drop. Kudi used to love to keep a low profile. You definitely see a lot more about him in Hip hop news these days.

The best track on this album is “Mr. Rager” (of course!)


Eminem | Recovery

Again, this is not Eminem’s best album either, but this is a great album nonetheless. Just the success of “Love the way you lie” alone was a money making machine. The rest of the album almost pales in comparison, except for one track…

The best track on this album is “No Love”

Gucci Mane | “The Appeal: Georgia’s Most Wanted”

I can’t help it, I love that hardcore vibe that Gucci represents. He’s up there on my list of hardcore rappers with Onyx and ASAP Ferg (who I really enjoy 🙂 )

The best track on this album is “Trap Talk”


Rick Ross | “Teflon Don”

This album was a surprise. I was not expecting to like it as much as I did. It was a different sound from Rick Ross that I hadn’t heard before. Much more of an R&B vibe than anything else I knew from him.

The best track on this album is “Live Fast, Die Young”

By the way, you should definitely check out “The Perfect Day to Boss Up: A Hustler’s Guide to Building Your Empire”. It’s a great read.

So there you have it

That’s my list of personal favorite Rap albums of 2010. Have a different list? Let us know in the comments!

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