The Guardian lists “The 100 Best Albums of 21st Century”

Remy Gelenidze

The Guardian polled their 45 music writers to rank the definitive albums of the 21st century so far. Read their countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree. We only list rap albums here but you can check the full list at the bottom of the article:

#96 – Miss E … So Addictive (2001) by Missy Elliott

#81 – Madvillainy (2004) by Madvillain (MF DOOM and Madlib)

#79 – Late Registration (2005) by Kanye West

#78 – Take Care (2011) by Drake

#67 – The Marshall Mathers LP (2000) by Eminem

#63 – The Black Album (2003) by Jay Z

#61 – The College Dropout (2004) by Kanye West

#58 – Donuts (2006) by J Dilla

#43 – DAMN. (2017) by Kendrick Lamar

#30 – The Blueprint (2001) by Jay Z

#23 – Speakerboxxx / The Love Below (2003) by OutKast

#18 – Yeezus (2013) by Kanye West

#17 – Stankonia (2000) by OutKast

#14 – good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012) by Kendrick Lamar

#04 – To Pimp a Butterfly (2015) by Kendrick Lamar

#03 – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010) by Kanye West

On Eminem’s nomination, Guardian comments: “Eminem’s third album has dated horribly with its homophobia and gleeful suggestion of violence against women, but in other parts of the album the incisiveness with which he unspools his misanthropic take on life remains transgressively vital.

You can check the full list here.

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