Metacritic Aggregate: 2022 New Music: Hip-Hop

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  1. Kendrick Lamar: Mr Morale & the Big Steppers (Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope -2CD) {265}: 3v:19, AD:*, Al:2*, AM:*, AS:+, AU:12, AV:+, BB:4, 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, Ev:*, Ex:6*, Fld:14, FO:5, G:2*, GMA:12, GQ:+, GTV:19, Gw:17*, HDX:+*, HP:2, HV:23, I:3*, LBF:4*, LI:3, LQ:7*, LW:27, Mj:34*, MO:5*, Ms:3, Ne:34*, NME:5*, NPR:20, NT:23*, O:*, Okp:6, Oo:10, P:32*, Pc:11, Pf:13, PM:20*, PO:*, PW:9, Qt:7, RC:11, Rf:16, Ri:8, RR:*, RS:11, RS_h:7, RT:97, S:+, Sbd:19, Sg:20, Sk:3, Sl:7*, SMH:*, STi:3, T:3*, TL:49, TO:16, TomC:2, Tr:26, U:8*, Up:+, UR:22, V:+*, VMP:+, XCI:34; am:+, ap:+, atw:+, bb6:1, bn:+, cs_r:6, hyb:+, js:+, kc:1, mc:+, ny_p:+, ny_z:+, p:4, rsbe:1, rsbh:9, rsch:10, rsdg:8, rsem:3, scw:*, ti:8, 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. Sudan Archives: Natural Brown Prom Queen (Stones Throw) {124}: 45:5, AM:*, BPM:19*, BV:12, C:24*, Cl:2*, Cmp:19, CS:8*, Ex:10*, Fa:4, Fld:3, G:14, Gl:+*, LBF:*, Mj:*, MO:28*, Ms:40, NBG:+, Ne:8*, No:37, NPR:6, NR:10*, NT:22*, O:*, P:13, Pf:2*, PM:29, PO:*, PW:1, RSh:9, RT:39, SC:*, Sl:35, T:*, TL:79, TO:2, TomC:47, U:33*, UR:67, VMP:+, XCI:42; am:+, ap:+, bc:+, blw:2, dw:7, kc:14, npr_r:+, ny_p:4, ny_z:8, pf_p:+, ra:+, sl:++, vu:9, xbw:+, xci:*, xcw:*, xej:8, xjd:3, xmv:9, yjc:4 -- A:(81/19), RC:A-, TH:A-
  3. Danger Mouse & Black Thought: Cheat Codes (BMG) {123}: AD:*, Al:12*, AM:*, BV_r:21, C:*, Cl:18*, Crh:5, CS:32, DIY:*, DJ:38, Ev:*, Ex:*, FB:+, Fld:7, G:46*, Gl:+*, GMA:2, HDX:*, LBF:7, LI:15, LQ:17*, Mj:3*, Ne:42*, NME:34*, No:11, NR:26, NT:8*, O:*, Oo:16, Pc:2, PM:63, RC:24, Rf:25, Ri:16, RR:*, RT:27, Sbd:45, Sp:*, STi:12, TO:10, TomC:35, Tr:12, U:*, UR:82, VMP:+, WX:5, XCI:16; am:+, ap:+, atw:+, bb6:8, cs_r:11, g_e:2, js:6, pi:3, scw:*, so_k:3, up_h:+, wsj:+, xbp:2, xbw:+, xci:*, xhs:8, xjdc:10, xjdo:5, xtc:+, xwb:+ -- A:(83/24), RC:A, TH:A-
  4. Pusha T: It's Almost Dry (GOOD Music/Def Jam) {118}: AM:*, AU:13, AV:+, BB:12, BPM:*, BV_r:25, C:21, Cl:13*, Cmp:3, CS:1*, DW:+, EW:8, Ex:16, G:31, HDX:+, HV:14, LBF:*, LI:52, LQ:18, Ne:26*, NME:17*, NPR:10, NR:35, Okp:12, P:21, Pf:+, 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:+; blw:1, cs_r:1, hyb:+, rsbe:2, rsem:10, rsoh:1, rssv:2, rswa:6, scw:*, ti:5, up_h:+, vu:+, xci:*, xjd:16, xjdc:+, xtc:4, ysp:* -- A:(81/9), RC:***, TH:A-
  5. Billy Woods: Aethiopes (Backwoodz Studioz) {85}: Alt:14, BPM:2*, BV:26, BV_r:4, Cmp:+, DW:+, Fa:1, FB:+, GB:2, LQ:31, Ne:16*, NR:19, NT:30, OC:+, Pf:28*, PO:*, PW:5, Ri:3, RS_h:21, S:+, SC:*, Sg:5, Spk:18*, TomC:1, Tr:1, W:7, XCI:52; bc:+, ny_p:9, scw:*, so_k:9, xci:*, xgh:2, xss:10, xtc:1, xyd:7, yjc:8 -- A:(82/5), RC:**, TH:***
  6. Earl Sweatshirt: Sick! (Tan Cressida/Warner -EP) {68}: 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, NME:*, NR:*, NT:37, O:*, OC:+, 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:+, ny_c:+, rsms:6, sg_h:3, ti:+, up_h:+, vu:+ -- A:(80/21), TH:*
  7. Vince Staples: Ramona Park Broke My Heart (Blacksmith/Motown) {65}: AM:*, AU:4, BB:+, BPM:*, BV_r:10, C:*, Cl:5*, Cmp:5, Ex:*, Fa:37, Gl:*, Gw:*, HDX:+*, Ms:20, NME:*, Pf:+*, Ri:33, RS:19, RS_h:5, RSh:13, S:+, Sbd:50, Sg:+, TomC:64, Up:+; 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:**
  8. Steve Lacy: Gemini Rights (RCA) {63}: Al:80, AM:*, AU:21, BB:7, Cl:49, Cmp:7, Ex:35*, G:18, Ga:16, GB:20, LBF:13, LI:53, Ms:43, NME:27*, NPR:8, NT:*, O:*, Okp:3, PO:*, Rf:24, RS:14*, Sg:12, TL:95, Up:+, VMP:+, XSN:15; am:+, ap:+, atl:7, g_e:7, hpo:+, npr_r:+, nyl:+, rsmc:3, rsmj:1, sl:++, vu:6, wi:3, wo:+, wsj:+ -- A:(76/10), TH:B
  9. Denzel Curry: Melt My Eyez, See Your Future (PH/Loma Vista/Concord) {58}: Alt:49, AM:*, AV:+, BPM:26*, BV:+, BV_r:13, Cl:21*, Cmp:10, CS:43, D:*, DIY:*, GMA:11, GTV:45, Gw:46, HDX:+, HV:8, K:22*, LBF:18*, LI:25, LQ:35, Ne:31*, NME:22*, No:18, Okp:11, PM:35, Rf:30, RS_h:16, RT:99, S:+, Sg:+, Tr:4, Up:+, VMP:+; am:+, ap:+, cs_r:9, up_h:+, xsp:+ -- A:(86/9), TH:**
  10. JID: The Forever Story (Dreamville/Interscope) {52}: BS:7, Cl:*, Cmp:9, CS:13, LBF:21, Ne:2*, NPR:46, Okp:1, PO:*, Ri:14, RS:82, RS_h:3, RSh:11, Spk:47*, TomC:27, Up:+, W:*, XCI:44; am:+, atw:+, cs_r:2, rsmj:3, sl:+, up_h:+, tvo:7, wi:12, xci:*, xcw:*, xjd:+ -- A:(84/4), TH:**
  11. Bob Vylan: Bob Vylan Presents the Price of Life (Ghost Theatre) {46}: Cl:*, ClR:*, CM:+, D:*, DIY:18*, GTV:72, Gw:6*, K:3*, LBF:*, LW:43*, Mj:*, NME:*, PO:*, Pu:7, T:*, Ups:9, W:*, XCI:26; scw:*, voh:9, xcb:9, xci:*, xem:4, xss:9, ysm:1 -- A:(84/14), TH:A-
  12. Shygirl: Nymph (Because Music) {44}: 45:3, BPM:35, C:9*, Cl:58, DJM:+, DMY:3, G:11, LBF:30*, LI:10, LQ:16, Ms:10, NME:*, NR:28, NT:*, O:56*, RT:43, Sk:*, T:*, TomC:49, Up:+, VMP:+, YW:47; am:+, ap:+, pf_p:+, ra:+ -- A:(83/7), TH:*
  13. Moor Mother: Jazz Codes (Anti-) {42}: 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 -- A:(81/8), TH:A-
  14. Saba: Few Good Things (Saba Pivot) {41}: BV:+, C:*, Cl:34*, Cmp:44, CS:17*, Ex:*, Fa:44, HDX:+, LQ:*, NME:+*, NPR:16, NT:*, PM:80, Qt:72*, RS:74, RS_h:17, S:+, SC:*, Spk:*, TomC:98; atl:5, cs_r:7, scw:*, so_d:19, so_k:12, up_h:+, vu:+, xci:*, xjl:6 -- A:(79/13), TH:A-
  15. Little Simz: No Thank You (Age 101/Awal/Forever Living Originals) {39}: Al:*, BPM:8, BV_r:14, Cmp_U:7, Ev:*, FB:+, G:*, Gw:43*, MO:*, NME:*, PO:9*, RS:*, RS_h:14, Sk:*, Spk:*, T:8*, YW:22; wo:+, xcb:6, xmv:5, yds:3, yjc:+ -- A:(85/13), TH:A-
  16. Megan Thee Stallion: Traumazine (1501 Certified/300 Entertainment) {32}: 45:15, AS:+, BV_r:22, Cl:*, CS:*, G:*, LW:40, MO:*, NME:47*, RS:17*, RS_h:8, Sbd:30, T:*, V:*, XSN:35; ap:+, hpo:+, hyb:+, rsbe:6, scw:*, txm:+, up_h:+ -- A:(75/11), TH:A-
  17. Kae Tempest: The Line Is a Curve (Republic) {32}: 45:39, AM:*, C:*, D:*, DIY:*, DJ:25, Gw:*, HP:13, LW:*, Mj:72*, MO:41*, NME:*, O:*, RC:*, RT:35, SC:*, Sk:13*, T:*, U:*; bb6:3, scw:*, xci:* -- A:(82/18), TH:A-
  18. Nas: King's Disease III (Mass Appeal) {31}: Al:33, AV:*, Cl:*, Cmp:14, CS:*, FB:+, GMA:5, HDX:*, MO:*, Ne:28*, NME:*, Rf:7, Ri:22, RS_h:2, T:*; cs_r:12, rsmj:9, scw:* -- A:(81/8), TH:***
  19. Roc Marciano & the Alchemist: The Elephant Man's Bones (ALC/Marci/Empire) {30}: BV:19, BV_r:3, Cmp:11, Okp:10, Pf:*, PW:2, Ri:7, RS_h:4, Sg:41, W:38; sg_h:4, so_k:14 -- A:(82/1), TH:**
  20. Loyle Carner: Hugo (EMI) {29}: AM:*, Al:22*, Cl:*, Crh:16, D:*, DIY:*, DJ:34, FB:+, FO:13, GQ:+, GTV:58, Gw:38*, LBF:29*, LW:51, MO:34, NME:26*, O:*, Pc:30, RC:*, Sbd:39, T:* -- A:(81/12), TH:**
  21. 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:**
  22. Freddie Gibbs: $oul $old $eparately (Warner/ESGN) {26}: BV_r:23, Cl:29*, Cmp:22, CS:23, Ex:23, Fa:12, HDX:*, LBF:33*, Ne:*, Rf:22, Ri:18, RS_h:15, T:*, Up:+; cs_r:8, rsoh:5, up_h:+ -- A:(77/6), TH:***
  23. Conway the Machine: God Don't Make Mistakes (Griselda/Interscope) {25}: AM:*, BB:+, BPM:16*, BV:32, BV_r:5, Cl:*, Cmp:41, Ex:*, HDX:+*, Ne:6*, RR:*, Sg:+; am:+ -- A:(84/7), TH:***
  24. Sampa the Great: As Above, So Below (Loma Vista) {25}: 45:10, Cl:*, DIY:*, DJ:7, Ex:*, G:*, Gw:*, LBF:*, LQ:*, Mj:*, PM:4*, Sk:*, T:*, Up:+; up_h:+ -- A:(79/15), TH:**
  25. Homeboy Sandman: I Can't Sell These (self-released) {24}: PO:*, TomC:15, XCI:11; scw:3, xbp:1, xci:*, xcw:*, xem:8, xgh:10, xtc:+ -- RC:A, TH:A-
  26. Kojey Radical: Reason to Smile (Atlantic) {24}: Cl:22*, Cmp_U:6, DIY:*, DJ:22, DMY:15, FB:+, G:48, Gw:27, LBF:*, LQ:*, NME:35*, NPR:+, O:*, PM:33, RT:79, T:* -- A:(80/8), TH:***
  27. 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
  28. Drake: Honestly, Nevermind (OVO Sound/Republic) {23}: AM:*, BB:27, Cmp:13, CS:*, GQ:+, NYT:*, Okp:14, Ri:20, RS:22*, Sl:29, VMP:+; hpo:+, ny_c:3, nyl:+, rsbs:6, rsdg:10, rswa:7 -- A:(67/10), TH:*
  29. Billy Woods: Church (Backwoodz Studioz) {22}: BPM:38*, BV:26, BV_r:4, FB:+, NR:19, Sbd:22, TomC:17; so_k:9, xci:*, xjd:+ -- A:(83/1), RC:B+, TH:***
  30. Buck 65: King of Drums (self-released) {21}: PO:*, TomC:39, XCI:4; scw:7, xci:*, xjdc:+, xtc:+, ysp:+* -- RC:A, TH:A-
  31. They Hate Change: Finally, New (Jagjaguwar) {21}: AM:*, C:14, Cl:30*, DJM:+, Fld:22, LQ:10*, No:33, NT:34, Pf:*Qt:+, RT:46; cs_r:3, rsjb:2 -- A:(78/6), TH:*
  32. Open Mike Eagle: Component System With the Auto Reverse (Auto Reverse) {19}: AM:*, BPM:*, BV_r:30, Fa:30, Gl:*, NT:*, PM:40, PO:*, PW:32, Ri:31, Sbd:72, TomC:46, XCI:35; scw:*, xci:* -- A:(79/5), TH:A-
  33. Lupe Fiasco: Drill Music in Zion (1st & 15th) {19}: Cmp:18, HDX:+*, Ne:24*, Okp:18, Rf:3; rsag:5, tvo:5 -- A:(73/7), TH:***
  34. 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:**
  35. Knucks: Alpha Place (Nodaysoff) {17}: Cl:7*, Cmp_U:1, DJ:43, DJM:+, DMY:1, PW:30 -- A:(80/1)
  36. 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:**
  37. MIA: Mata (Island) {17}: AM:*, GTV:26, HV:+, PO:*, Sl:28*, TomC:12; scw:* -- A:(65/2), RC:A-, TH:A-
  38. 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:**
  39. 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:*
  40. Fly Anakin: Frank (Lex) {16}: Cmp:+, HDX:+*, LBF:27*, Qt:+*, S:*, Tr:+, VMP:+, W:*; rsag:4, up_h:+ -- A:(78/4), TH:**
  41. Burna Boy: Love, Damini (Atlantic) {15}: Cl:28*, Cmp_U:4, CS:39*, NYT:*, T:*, Up:+, V:*; hpo:+ -- A:(73/6), TH:**
  42. 070 Shake: You Can't Kill Me (GOOD Music/Def Jam) {13}: Cl:*, Cmp:17, GB:23, HDX:+, LBF:34*, NT:*; ti:9, xci:* -- A:(72/7), TH:***
  43. Central Cee: 23 (self-released) {13}: Cl:*, Cmp_U:17, Ev:*, G:*, Gw:*, LQ:*, NME:*, RS_h:11 -- A:(78/8), TH:***
  44. $ilkmoney: I Don't Give a Fuck About This Rap Shit, Imma Just Drop Until I Don't Feel Like It Anymore (DB$B) {12}: BV_r:20, GQ:+, Pf:*, TomC:24; xpb:8 -- A:(84/1), RC:A-, TH:**
  45. Homeboy Sandman: There in Spirit (Mello Music Group -EP) {12}: TomC:56, XCI:38; js:+, xci:*, xjdc:+, xsp:+ -- A:(69/2), RC:A-, TH:**
  46. Latto: 777 (RCA) {12}: BB:+, Cl:*, Cmp:+, NME:*, RS:76, RS_h:13, Up:+; hpo:+, up_h:+ -- A:(75/3), TH:**
  47. Black Star: No Fear of Time (self-released) {11}: Al:54, Cmp:+, CS:*, DW:+, FB:+, HDX:+, RS:+*, RSh:15, TomC:58 -- A:(73/4)
  48. Bladee & Ecco2k: Crest (Year0001) {11}: Dz:10, Fa:22, Ne:48*, NPR:+, Pf:*, Sl:26; pf_p:+ -- A:(80/2), TH:*
  49. Che Noir: Food for Thought (TCF Music Publishing) {11}: Cmp:21; cs_r:10, rsag:1 -- A:(55/2), RC:***, TH:***
  50. Future: I Never Liked You (Epic/Freebandz) {11}: BB:29, Cmp:32, HDX:+, NME:*, RS:72, Up:+; mc:+, rsdg:5, rsoh:8, up_h:+ -- A:(66/7)
  51. Gunna: DS4EVER (YSL/300 Entertainment) {11}: BB:22, Cmp:20, GQ:+, HDX:+, Up:+; rsdg:6, rsoh:9, up_h:+ -- TH:**
  52. J-Hope: Jack in the Box (HYBE) {11}: CS:*, NME:42*, RS:9*, YF:*; rsbe:5 -- A:(78/5), TH:*
  53. Brockhampton: The Family (Question Everything/RCA) {10}: AM:*, BS:20, Cl:*, Esq:+, LBF:*, NME:*, RS:*, T:*; err:9 -- A:(78/8)
  54. Nicholas Craven/Boldy James: Fair Exchange No Robbery (Nicholas Craven Productions) {10}: BV_r:9, Fa:45, HDX:*, PW:18 -- A:(88/1), RC:***
  55. Cypress Hill: Back in Black (MNRK) {10}: Al:72*, Gl:*, Gw:*, I:*, K:*, W:*, YF:* -- A:(70/14), TH:**
  56. Phife Dawg: Forever (Smokin' Needles/AWAL) {10}: Al:24*, AM:*, GMA:24, HDX:+*, RS:+* -- A:(75/9)TH:**
  57. Redveil: Learn 2 Swim (self-released) {10}: BV:16, BV_r:2, Cmp:+, HDX:+, Pf:*; vu:+ -- A:(60/2), TH:B
  58. Smino: Luv 4 Rent (Zero Fatigue/Motown) {10}: Cmp:33, Ne:37*, RS_h:18, Up:+; up_h:+wi:10 -- A:(79/2), TH:**
  59. Benny the Butcher: Tana Talk 4 (Griselda/Empire) {9}: AM:*, BV_r:24, Cmp:27, Ex:*, HDX:+, Ne:*; gcn:+ -- A:(77/6), TH:**
  60. Digga D: Noughty by Nature (CGM/EGA) {9}: Cl:*, Cmp_U:16, G:*, NME:*, O:*, Qt:99, T:* -- A:(79/7), TH:*
  61. Drake & 21 Savage: Her Loss (OVO Sound/Republic) {9}: Cmp:8, CS:*, Ex:*, RS:66, RS_h:25; rsdg:3 -- A:(63/8), TH:B
  62. Elucid: I Told Bessie (Backwoodz Studioz) {9}: BV_r:17, PW:43, RS_h:20 -- RC:**, TH:**
  63. Larry June: Spaceships on the Blade (Empire) {9}: BB:34, HDX:*, Ri:30; apn:5, asp:+, rsmj:5, up_h:+ -- A:(75/3)
  64. Bad Boy Chiller Crew: Disrespectful (Relentless) {8}: BV:+, BV_r:11, Gw:*, NME:*, O:*, Pf:*; ny_c:10 -- A:(74/6)
  65. Lil Durk: 7220 (Alamo/Sony) {8}: BB:+, Cl:*, Cmp:+, RS:61, Up:+; ny_c:+, rsdg:7, up_h:+ -- A:(72/2)
  66. Mach-Hommy: Dollar Menu 4 (self-released) {8}: TomC:33 -- RC:A-, TH:***
  67. Metro Boomin: Heroes & Villains (Boominati/Republic) {8}: RS_h:6; hyb:+, rsbh:10, rsdg:9, rsoh:2 -- A:(71/5)
  68. Nas: Magic (Mass Appeal -EP -21) {8}: Al:*, BPM:*, Cl:*, Ex:*, HDX:*, RR:* -- A:(79/9), TH:**
  69. 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)
  70. Quelle Chris: Deathfame (Mello Music Group) {8}: C:36, HDX:+*, PW:21, W:*; rsag:7, vu:+ -- A:(76/5), TH:*
  71. Kenny Beats: Louie (XL) {7}: Cl:53*, G:*, LBF:*, Ne:30* -- A:(79/5), TH:*
  72. CEO Trayle: HH5 (Do What You Love/10K Projects) {7}: HDX:*, Pf:*, PW:12; sg_h:1 -- A:(83/2)
  73. Curren$y & the Alchemist: Continuance (Jet Life) {7}: AM:*, Cl:*, Cmp:+, HDX:+*, W:* -- A:(78/4), TH:*
  74. Flohio: Out of Heart (AWAL) {7}: Cl:*, DIY:, LQ:*, MO:*, PM:44 -- A:(73/7), TH:**
  75. Rico Nasty: Las Ruinas (Sugar Trap) {7}: BV_r:8, CS:35, K:*, Sbd:82; cs_r:5 -- A:(62/5)
  76. Blxst: Before You Go () {6}: BB:+, Cmp:15, RS:87; apn:8, asp:+
  77. Deca: Smoking Gun (Coalmine) {6}: vce:*+ -- TH:A-
  78. Doechii: She/Her/Black B*tch (Top Dawg Entertainment/Capitol -EP) {6}: Cmp:36, NME:*, TomC:72, YW:70 -- A:(70/2), TH:**
  79. Homeboy Sandman: Still Champion (self-released) {6}: scw:*, xci:* -- TH:A-
  80. Ka: Languish Arts (Iron Works -EP) {6}: HV:29, PO:*; xci:* -- TH:***
  81. Lyrics Born: Mobile Homies Season 1 (Mobile Home) {6}: xci:*, ysp:* -- TH:A-
  82. Meekz: Respect the Come Up (Neighbourhood) {6}: Cl:*, Cmp_U:3, DJM:+ -- A:(67/3)
  83. Raw Poetic & Damu the Fudgemunk: Laminated Skies (Def Presse) {6}: LW:*, YW:6 -- A:(78/2), TH:**
  84. Youngboy Never Broke Again: 3800 Degrees (Atlantic/Never Broke Again) {6}: Cmp:49, PW:16; rsoh:10, sg_h:2 -- A:(74/2)
  85. 42 Dugg & EST Gee: Last Ones Left (CMG/Warlike/Interscope) {5}: Cmp:+, HDX:+; ny_c:8, sg_h:5
  86. Aitch: Close to Home (Capitol) {5}: Ev:*, Gw:*, NME:*, T:* -- A:(62/11), TH:*
  87. Babyface Ray: Face (Empire) {5}: BB:+, Cl:*, Cmp:+, HDX:+; sg_h:8 -- A:(76/2)
  88. Joey Bada$$: 2000 (Pro Era/Cinematic/Columbia) {5}: Cl:*, Cmp:39, Ex:*, PM:*; up_h:+ -- A:(73/9)
  89. Bandmanrill: Club Godfather (Warner) {5}: BV_r:19, Sg:44; ny_c:12, sg_h:9 -- A:(73/1)
  90. Drakeo the Ruler: Keep the Truth Alive (Stinc Team) {5}: HDX:*, PW:4 -- A:(80/1)
  91. RAP Ferreira: 5 to the Eye With Stars (Ruby Yacht -EP) {5}: TomC:25; scw:* -- TH:***
  92. GloRilla: Any ways, Life's Great . . . (Universal/CMG) {5}: BV_r:27, Cmp:28, NPR:34, PO:*; rsmj:10 -- A:(68/2)
  93. IDK: Simple (Clue/Warner) {5}: Cmp:+, Fa:31, RS_c:24, Up:+; up_h:+
  94. Junglepussy: JP5000 (self-released -EP) {5}: GQ:+, LQ:*, Pf:+* -- A:(85/2), TH:*
  95. Wiz Khalifa/Big KRIT/Smoke DZA/Girl Talk: Full Court Press (Asylum/Taylor Gang) {5}: xci:* -- TH:A-
  96. Post Malone: Twelve Carat Toothache (Republic) {5}: AM:*, AS:+, NME:*, NYT:*, T:* -- A:(61/11)
  97. Bob Vylan: We Live Here (Deluxe) (Venn -EP -21) {5}: xci:* -- TH:A-
  98. Yeat: 2 Alive (Field Trip/Geffen) {5}: Cmp:+, HDX:+, NPR:+; gcn:+, rsoh:7 -- A:(58/4)
  99. Buck 65/Tachichi: Flash Grenade (Black Buffalo) {4}: ysp:*, xci:* -- TH:**
  100. Armani Caesar: The Liz 2 (Griselda) {4}: -- RC:***, TH:*
  101. Coco & Clair Clair: Sexy (self-released) {4}: pf_p:+ -- RC:**, TH:*
  102. Con+Kwake: Eyes in the Tower (Native Rebel) {4}: xci:* -- TH:***
  103. Cordae: From a Bird's Eye View (Atlantic) {4}: AV:*, NME:+*, Up:+; up_h:+ -- A:(69/8)
  104. Tee Grizzley: Half Tee Half Beast (Grizzley Gang/300 Entertainment) {4}: PO:* -- TH:***
  105. Ghais Guevara: There Will Be No Super-Slave (self-released) {4}: BPM:41*, PO:* -- TH:*
  106. Jack Harlow: Come Home the Kids Miss You (Generation Now/Warner) {4}: Cmp:+, Up:+, V:*; up_h:+ -- A:(50/8)
  107. Iceboy Violet: The Vanity Project (2 B Real) {4}: C:31, LI:44, Qt:87+
  108. Ka: Woeful Studies (Iron Works -EP) {4}: PO:*, TomC:91 -- TH:**
  109. The Koreatown Oddity: Isthisforreal? (Stones Throw) {4}: LBF:*; xci:*, ysp:* -- A:(80/2), TH:*
  110. Linqua Franqa: Bellringer (Ernest Jennings) {4}: YW:12 -- TH:**
  111. Mach-Hommy: Balens Cho (Hot Candles) (Griselda -21) {4}: Pf:*; sl:+ -- A:(80/2), TH:**
  112. NoCap: Mr Crawford (Never Broke Again/Atlantic) {4}: AM:*, HDX:+; rsag:6, sg_h:10 -- A:(80/1)
  113. Sean Paul: Scorcha (Island) {4}: NME:*, T:* -- A:(80/2), TH:**
  114. Rome Streetz: Kiss the Ring (Griselda/Empire) {4}: BPM:*, Okp:17, RS_h:23 -- A:(75/3)
  115. Coby Sey: Conduit (AD 93) {4}: FB:+, LQ:*, W:22; pf_e:+ -- A:(80/1)
  116. Rod Wave: Beautiful Mind (Alamo) {4}: BS:18, Cmp:45; ny_c:+ -- A:(70/4)
  117. Jay Worthy & Larry June: 2 P'z in a Pod (GDF/The Freeminded) {4}: Cmp:12, PW:20
  118. Young Slo-Be: Southeast (KoldGreedy/Thizzler on the Roof) {4}: PW:6; psag:10
  119. Yung Kayo: DFTK (Sevensevenseven/YSL) {4}: Pf:*, Tr:+ -- A:(82/1), TH:**
  120. Action Bronson: Cocodrillo Turbo (Loma Vista) {3}: Cl:*, Cmp:+, Sp:* -- A:(69/3)
  121. Big KRIT: Digital Roses Don't Die (BMG) {3}: Al:90 -- A:(62/6), TH:**
  122. Chief Keef: 4Nem (Glo Gang/RBC -21) {3}: Pf:*, PO:*; sg_h:6 -- A:(75/4), TH:B
  123. Cash Cobain & Chow Lee: 2 Slizzy 2 Sexy (Deluxe) (self-released) {3}: TomC:62; ny_c:+, up_h:+
  124. Confucius MC: Somewhere (YNR Productions -21) {3}: xci:* -- TH:**
  125. Defcee & Boathouse: For All Debts Public and Private (Closed Sessions) {3}: Cmp:+; rsag:3
  126. DJ Marz Y Los Flying Turntables/DJ Jester the Filipino Fist: Made in USA (self-released) {3}: vce:+ -- TH:**
  127. DJ Premier: Hip Hop 50 Vol 1 (Mass Appeal -EP) {3}: xcw:* -- TH:**
  128. Willow Kayne: Playground Antics (Columbia -EP) {3}: D:*, DIY:**, NME:* -- A:(90/3)
  129. Lil Baby: It's Only Me (Motown/Quality Control Music/UMG) {3}: Cl:*, Cmp:37, RS:* -- A:(65/7)
  130. Ralfy the Plug: Pastor Ralfy 2 (Stinc Team) {3}: PW:8
  131. Ralfy the Plug: Skateboard P (Stinc Team) {3}: PW:8
  132. Rimzee: Cold Feet () {3}: Cmp_U:9
  133. RXK Nephew: Slitherman Activated (Towhead -21) {3}: xci:* -- TH:**
  134. RZA Vs Bobby Digital: Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater (MNRK -EP) {3}: -- RC:*, TH:**
  135. Serengeti: Kaleidoscope III (Audio Recon) {3}: PO:* -- TH:**
  136. SonnyJim & the Purist: White Girl Wasted (Daupe) {3}: LQ:*, Mj:*, PO:* -- A:(76/3), TH:*
  137. Charm Taylor: She Is the Future (Sinking City -21) {3}: PO:* -- TH:**
  138. Westside Boogie: More Black Superheroes (Shady/Interscope) {3}: BPM:*, Cmp:16 -- A:(78/2)
  139. Wrecking Crew: Sedale Threat (self-released) {3}: xci:* -- TH:**
  140. YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Colors (Atlantic) {3}: Cmp:+, HDX:+; ny_c:+
  141. Bladee: Spiderr (Year0001) {2}: LBF:36, Sl:* -- A:(76/3)
  142. Blade Brown/K-Trap: Joints () {2}: Cmp_U:12
  143. Cakes Da Killa: Svengali (Young Art) {2}: O:*, Qt:* -- A:(75/2)
  144. Czarface: Czarmageddon (Silver Age) {2}: YW:18
  145. Dalek: Precipice (Ipecac) {2}: BPM:*, YW:83 -- A:(73/3)
  146. Duke Deuce: Crunkstar (Quality Control/Motown) {2}: HDX:+ -- TH:*
  147. Mike Dimes: In Dimes We Trust (Encore) {2}: BV_r:28, Cmp:+ -- A:(68/1)
  148. DJ Drama & Jeezy: Snofall (YJ Music/Def Jam) {2}: -- HDX:*, NPR:27
  149. Fivio Foreign: BIBLE (Columbia/RichFish) {2}: NME:*, RS:+ -- A:(75/2)
  150. Ghais Guevara: Black Bolshevik (self-released -EP -21) {2}: -- TH:**
  151. Ghais Guevara: May Ur Melanin Shield U From Ragnarok (self-released -EP -20) {2}: -- TH:**
  152. HiTech: HiTech (FXHE) {2}: C:18
  153. M Huncho: Chasing Euphoria () {2}: Cmp_U:18
  154. Juice WRLD: Fighting Demons (Grade A -21) {2}: NME:*, V:*
  155. Kyle: It's Not So Bad (self) {2}: NME:* -- A:(80/1), TH:*
  156. Coi Leray: Trendsetter (Republic) {2}: RS:+; up_h:+ -- A:(59/4)
  157. Mike: Beware of the Monkey () {2}: TomC:43; scw:*
  158. Nigo: I Know Nigo! (Victor Victor/Republic) {2}: Cmp:+; ts:+
  159. Snotty Nose Rez Kids: I'm Good, HBU (self-released) {2}: Ex:*, NT:* -- A:(83/2)
  160. Vic Spencer x Small Professor: Mudslide (Coalmine) {2}: xci:* -- TH:*
  161. Thaiboy Digital: Back 2 Life () {2}: Dz:19 -- A:(59/2)
  162. WiFiGawd: Chain of Command (POW) {2}: Cmp:+; rsag:9
  163. Wiki & Subjxct 5: Cold Cuts () {2}: BV_r:18 -- A:(72/1)
  164. Yeat: Lyfe (TwizzyRich/Geffen -EP) {2}: Cmp:43, Sl:30 -- A:(57/3)
  165. Young T & Bugsey: Truth Be Told (Black Butter) {2}: LQ:*, NME:* -- A:(73/3)
  166. $NOT: Ethereal (300 Entertainment) {1}: Cmp:+
  167. Ab-Soul: Herbert (Top Dawg Entertainment) {1}: scw:*
  168. ArrDee: Pier Pressure (Island) {1}: NME:* -- A:(70/3)
  169. Avantdale Bowling Club: Trees (Years Gone By) {1}: FB:+
  170. BabyTron: Bin Reaper 3: Old Testament (Hip Hop Lab/Empire) {1}: Sg:36 -- A:(65/2)
  171. Band Gand Lonnie Bands: Scorpion Eyes (TF) {1}: sg_h:7
  172. Blackhaine: Armour II (Because Music -EP) {1}: Qt:+
  173. Brockhampton: TM (Question Everything/RCA) {1}: Cl:* -- A:(90/1)
  174. Dai Burger: Back in Ya Mouf (self-released -21) {1}: xci:*
  175. Tom Caruana: Strange Planet (Tea Sea) {1}: Mj:* -- A:(80/1)
  176. Iann Dorr: On to Better Things (10k) {1}: NME:* -- A:(67/5)
  177. Dreamville: D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape (Dreamville) {1}: Cmp:+ -- A:(60/2)
  178. EST Gee: I Never Felt Nun () {1}: up_h:+
  179. Kari Faux: Lowkey Superstar (Don Giovanni) {1}: PO:*
  180. Tee Grizzley: Chapters of the Trenches (Grizzley Gang/300 Entertainment) {1}: scw:*
  181. Hook: From, Hook () {1}: Pf:+
  182. Dro Kenji: With or Without You () {1}: HDX:+
  183. Kid Cudi: Entergalactic (Republic) {1}: up_h:+ -- A:(63/2)
  184. Kodak Black: Back for Everything (Dollaz N Dealz/Sniper Gang/Atlantic) {1}: mc:+ -- A:(60/1)
  185. Logic: Vinyl Days (Def Jam) {1}: Al:98 -- A:(69/4)
  186. Loud: Aucune Promesse (Joyride) {1}: Ex:* -- A:(90/1)
  187. Luci: Juvenilia () {1}: cs_r:13
  188. Lukah: Raw Extractions () {1}: bc:+
  189. Lyrics Born: Vision Board () {1}: Al:62 -- A:(50/1)
  190. Marlowe: Marlowe 3 (Mello Music) {1}: YW:31
  191. Material Girl: i85mixx21-22 (No Agreements) {1}: Spk:* -- A:(84/1)
  192. Mike, Wiki & the Alchemist: One More (ALC) {1}: scw:*
  193. Monster Rally: Botanica Dream () {1}: GB:34
  194. French Montana & Harry Fraud: Montega () {1}: HDX:+ -- A:(71/2)
  195. NLE Choppa: Me Vs Me (Warner) {1}: AM:* -- A:(65/3)
  196. Novelist: 4 Tha Homiez () {1}: DJM:+
  197. Raw Poetic: Space Beyond the Solar System (22nd Century) {1}: Sl:* -- A:(80/1)
  198. Rexx Life Raj: The Blue Hour () {1}: up_h:+
  199. Roddy Ricch: Feed Tha Streets III (Atlantic) {1}: Cmp:38 -- A:(53/1)
  200. Run the Jewels: RTJ Cu4tro () {1}: T:* -- A:(86/2)
  201. Scuti: Intoxication (-EP) {1}: -- GTV:*
  202. Tony Shhnow: Reflexions () {1}: HDX:+
  203. Shortie No Mass: Here Goes Nothing (-21) {1}: NPR:+
  204. Snoop Dogg: Back on Death Row () {1}: HDX:+
  205. Snoop Dogg: The Metaverse: The NFT Drop Vol 2 () {1}: xkb:6
  206. AJ Suede & Small Professor: Hundred Year Darkness () {1}: -- BV_r:29
  207. Trueno: Bien o Mal () {1}: RS:43
  208. Tyler, the Creator: Call Me if You Get Lost (Columbia -21) {1}: Pc:52 -- TH:[***]
  209. Van Buren: DSM () {1}: up_h:+
  210. Westside Gunn: 10 (Griselda) {1}: scw:* -- A:(70/1)
  211. WitchCraft: Books Vol I: The Sundisk (Iapetus) {1}: PO:*
  212. YL & Zoomo: In Memory Of (RRR Music Group) {1}: Cmp:+
  213. Young Nudy: EA Monster (RCA) {1}: wp:10 -- A:(74/3)
  214. Your Old Droog: YOD Wave (Mongoloid Banks/Nature Sounds) {1}: xci:*