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List Of The Best Hip-Hop Albums So Far

Dilemaradio has been a heavy contributor to the music industry. The radio station has earned a reputation as one of the most reliable independent hip-hop music sites on the internet.

Many hip-hop albums do not get their due, but it is time to give the people what they want.

The list of the best hip-hop albums of 2022 is part of Dilemaradio's attempt to give you an insight into some of the best hip-hop music available today.

The artists on this list all make great music and have an outstanding style, so be sure to check out each one and give them a follow on social media.

Listed in alphabetical order:

Arsonal Da Rebel: Big Jersey 2

Release date: July 15, 2022


Arsonal Da Rebel is from Newark, New Jersey

Follow Arsonal Da Rebel: https://www.instagram.com/arsonal103

The rapper's new project is the sequel to the album Big Jersey which was released on October 10 of 2021. Da Rebel's new album “Big Jersey 2” has a total of 15 tracks and has some great features such as Icewear Vezzo, Raekwon, Tsu Surf, Montana 300, Sy Ari Da Kid, Louie Jay, Adj-B, and Venice XM.


Big Scarr: Big Grim Reaper: The Return

Release date: February 25, 2022

Big Scarr grew up in the Magnolia neighborhood of South Memphis

Follow Big Scarr: https://www.instagram.com/bigscarr


The deluxe album is composed of 2 Discs and has a total of 30 tracks. It is the follow-up of Scarr's first project ‘Big Grim Reaper.'
The new songs appear on the first disc with 13 tracks and feature artists Offset, Quezz Ruthless, and Gucci Mane. The second disc contains the debut album songs including his most famous song ‘SolcyBoyz.'

BlockBoy JB: Bacc 2 Da Bloc

Release date: January 26, 2022


BlockBoy JB was born in the city of Memphis in the state of Tennessee. He was born in the south but grew up in northern Memphis.

Follow BlockBoy JB: https://www.instagram.com/blocboy_jb

Tay Keith executive produced the album, which features Est Gee, , Co Cash, and SpotemGottem.


: Heartfelt

Release date: February 22, 2022

Boosie was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and grew up on West Garfield Street.

Follow Boosie Badazz: https://twitter.com/BOOSIEOFFICIAL

Heartfelt is a 15-track album featuring only one collaboration, “Withdrawals,” with Trouble.


Coi Leray: Trendsetter

Release date: April 8, 2022

Coi was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Hackensack, New Jersey.


Follow Coi Leray: https://www.instagram.com/coileray

The 20-track album features Nicki Minaj, Yung Bleu, , Young M.A, , H.E.R., Nav, Lil Durk, Wallo267, King Gillie, Polo G, Lil Tecca, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and Pooh Shiesty.

Cordae: From a Birds Eye View

Release date: January 14, 2022


Cordae was born in North Carolina but moved to Maryland.

Follow Cordae: https://www.instagram.com/cordae


Daboii: Cant Tame Us

Release date: May 13, 2022

DaBoii is a rapper from the North Bay Area. He grew up in Vallejo, California.

Follow Daboii: https://www.instagram.com/daboii

There are 11 tracks on the album, including features from Drakeo the Ruler, G Perico. Lil Bean & ZayBang, Ralfy The Plug, Young Slo-Be, and Kai September.


Doe Boy: Oh Really

Release date: January 24, 2022

Born and raised in East Cleveland, Ohio rapper Doe Boy rose to fame. Soon after Future discovered Doe Boy's songs, he signed to the Freebandz label.


Follow Doe Boy: https://www.instagram.com/doeboy

There are 19 tracks on the album, including features from Rowdy Rebel, 42 Dugg, Nardo Wick, G Herbo, Moneybagg Yo, Roddy Ricch, Ty Dolla $ign, and more.


Earthgang: Ghetto Gods

Release date: February 25, 2022

Olu and WowGr8 are the hip-hop duo from Atlanta. They go by the name “Earthgang

Follow Earthgang: https://www.instagram.com/earthgang

Dreamville singers J. Cole, Ari Lennox, and JID, as well as fellow ATLiens CeeLo Green, Future, Baby Tate, and others, make appearances on the 17-track album


Fivio Foreign: B.I.B.L.E.

Release date: April 8, 2022

Fivio is a native New Yorker who grew up in the Fort Greene and East Flatbush areas of Brooklyn.


Follow Fivio Foreign: https://www.instagram.com/fivioforeign_8fs

Quavo, Alicia Keys, Coi Leray, Blueface, Vory, Polo G, and many others appear on the album.


Future: I Never Liked You

Release date: April 29, 2022

Future grew up in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta

Follow Future: https://www.instagram.com/future

Kanye West, Young Thug, Gunna, Drake, Est Gee, and Kodak Black all participate in Future's ninth album, which contains 16 tracks.


Gunna: DS4EVER

Release date: January 7, 2022

Gunna grew up in College Park, on the southside of Atlanta

Follow Gunna: https://www.instagram.com/gunna


Lil Baby, 21 Savage, Drake, Young Thug, Future, Kodak Black, Roddy Rich, G- Herbo, and Chloe Bailey all appear on t

: The Definition of Sacrifice

Release date: June 15, 2022

J. Stone was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Later on, he moved to California.


Follow J. Stone: https://www.instagram.com/jstone_allmoneyin

Young Dolph, Jadakiss, O.T Genasis, , Uncle Chucc, Mozzy, K Camp, and many other great artists appear on the album, which has 15 tracks.

Jim Jones: Gangsta Grillz: We Set the Trends

Release date: January 13, 2022


Follow Jim Jones: https://www.instagram.com/jimjonescapo

Jones was born in The Bronx borough of New York City and was raised in Harlem

The Gangsta Grillz mixtape has 25 tracks, including the previously released lead single “We Set The Trends” featuring Migos.



Release date: May 13, 2022

Kendrick grew up in the Compton neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Follow Kendrick Lamar: https://www.instagram.com/kendricklamar


Lamar's fifth and double album has 18 tracks, making it Lamar's most packed album to date.

King Von: What It Means To Be King

Release date: March 4, 2022


King Von was born and raised in the O Block neighborhood of Chicago‘s South Side.

The Chicago rapper passed away on November 6, 2020

King Von's posthumous album picks up where O'Block left off, featuring 19 tracks of B-Sides and unreleased recordings.


Lil Durk: 7220

Release date: March 11, 2022

Lil Durk grew up in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago‘s South Side.

Follow Lil Durk: https://www.instagram.com/lildurk


The album's title was inspired by Lil Durk's grandmother's address in Chicago, Illinois, 7720. Gunna, Summer Walker, and Morgan Wallen appear on the album.

Lil Kee: Letter 2 My Brother

Release date: June 3, 2022


Lil Kee was born in Alabama and later moved to Atlanta.

Follow Lil Kee: https://www.instagram.com/1lilkee

Lil Baby, 42 Dugg, Lil Durk, and Big 30 are among the artists featured on Lil Kee's 20-track debut album.


, Jim Jones & Maino: The Lobby Boyz

Release date: May 27, 2022

The self-titled album by Jim Jones and Maino, formerly of the Lobby Boyz, is a collaboration between the two well-known rap artists from New York.

Jim Jones was born on July 15, 1976, in The Bronx borough of New York City.


Follow Jim Jones: https://www.instagram.com/jimjonescapo

Maino is a rapper from Brooklyn, New York City.

Jim Jones & Maino collaborated with several New York artists on their album, including Fivio Foreign, Capella Grey, and Young M.A., as well as Styles P and others.


Millyz: Blanco 5

Release date: May 27, 2022

The rapper was born in Boston and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Follow Millyz: https://www.instagram.com/millyz


Styles P, Dave East, Cousin Stizz, OT The Real, Peezy, GNipsey, King OSF, Showly, Sleezy, and Annalese all contribute to the 16-track compilation.

.: Black Designer

February 25, 2022


F.A.B is from North Oakland, California.

Follow Mistah F.A.B: https://www.instagram.com/fabbydavisjr1

Rick Ross, Philthy Rich, and HD of Bearfaced all appear on the CD, which has 11 tracks.


Mozzy: Dreadlocks & Headshots and Chop Stixx & Banana Clips (Deluxe Edition)

Release date: April 15, 2022

Mozzy grew up on 4th Avenue, in Sacramento‘s Oak Park neighborhood

Follow Mozzy: https://www.instagram.com/mozzy

The Deluxe Edition includes a total of 28 tracks, including guest appearances by Celly Ru and E Mozzy.


Nafe Smallz: Legacy

Release date: May 27, 2022

Nafe Smallz was raised in the British town of Luton, some 30 miles northwest of London, United Kingdom.

Young T, Bugsey, , Unknown T, and D-Block Europe contributed to the album's 16 tracks.


NLE Choppa – Me vs Me

Release date: January 28, 2022

Choppa was raised in Memphis, Tennessee, in the Parkway Village area.

Follow NLE Choppa: https://www.instagram.com/nlechoppamusic

Me vs. Me is the third mixtape by NLE Choppa. The album features guest appearances from Young Thug, Polo G, G Herbo, and Moneybagg Yo.


Philthy Rich: Motivational Purpose

Release date: January 30, 2022

Rich is from East Oakland and grew up in a Bay Area named Seminary.


Follow Philthy Rich: https://www.instagram.com/philthyrichfod

Many well-known artists appeared on the album, such as Rich The Kid, Jeremih, Icewear Vezzo, OBN Jay TEC, Larry June, Yg Teck, Seddy Hendrinx, Toohda Band$, Skinny T, and AFN Peso.


Robb Bank$: FALCONIA

Release date: May 6, 2022

The rapper was born in New York City and relocated to Broward County, Florida, at the age of six, where he has resided ever since.

Follow Robb Bank$: https://www.instagram.com/robbbanks

Robb Banks‘ ‘FALCONIA' album is the Florida rapper's second studio album and the official follow-up to his widely praised mixtape, Tha City.


Rowdy Rebel: Rebel vs. Rowdy

Release date: July 15

Rowdy Rebel grew up in Brooklyn‘s East Flatbush area.


Follow Rowdy Rebel: https://www.instagram.com/rowdyrebe

The two-disc 17 tracks album has collaborations with , Jadakiss, Dreezy, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Fivio Foreign, and others are included.

Saba: Few Good Things

Release date: February 4


Saba grew up in the Austin neighborhood of the West Side of Chicago.

Follow Saba: https://www.instagram.com/sabapivot

Few Good Things is the third studio album by Saba. The album includes guest appearances from Black Thought, G Herbo, Krayzie Bone, 6lack, Smino, Mereba, Fousheé, and Eryn Allen Kane, as well as Pivot Gang.


Sada Baby: Bartier Bounty 3

Release date: February 18, 2022

Sada was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised on the east side of the city.

Follow Sada Baby: https://www.instagram.com/_.sadababy


There are 20 tracks on the mixtape, and one of them features Skilla Baby

Stunna 4 Vegas: Rae Rae's Son

Release date: May 20, 2022


Stunna grew up in Westside Salisbury, North Carolina

Follow Stunna 4 Vegas: https://www.instagram.com/stunna4vegas

Icewear Vezzo, YRB Tezz, and Spinabenz contribute to the album.


Uncle Murda: Love Don't Live Here

Release date: February 14, 2022

The rapper is from Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in Cypress Hills Projects.

Follow Uncle Murda: https://www.instagram.com/unclemurda


The album contains features from Tory Lanez, Stefflon Don, Jay Bezzy, Que Banz, Dios, and others, including Uncle Murda's iconic Rap-Up 2021 song.

Vince Staples: Ramona Park Broke My Heart

Release date: April 8, 2022


Staples was born in Compton, California, but grew up in North Long Beach.

Follow Vince Staples: https://www.instagram.com/vincestaples

Lil Baby and Ty Dolla $ign feature on the album, which also contains production by Mustard, Kenny Beats, and others.


Yo Gotti: CM10: Free Game

Release date: February 4, 2022

Yo Gotti grew up in Frazier, a North Memphis community known for its notorious Ridge Crest Apartments.

Follow Yo Gotti: https://www.instagram.com/yogotti


Every project up to this point has been a mixtape. When Yo Gotti announced CM10, he not only announced that it would be an album, but that it would be a double-disc record. Among the artists on Side A are Shenseaa, while on Side B you can hear 42 Dugg, EST Gee, Moneybagg Yo, Kodak Black, and Blac Youngsta.

Yungeen Ace: All On Me

Release date: April 15, 2022


Yungeen Ace spent his early years in Chicago but relocated with his family to Florida.

Follow Yungeen Ace: https://www.instagram.com/yungeenace

Kodak Black, Boosie Badazz, Baby23, Toosii, Spinabenz, and YBeezy all contribute to the album's 17 tracks.

Written by: Silvia Tine

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