The 10 Best Rap Albums of 2023 (So Far)

By Andrew Buckner

*The inclusion of the albums on this list is based on the criteria of an original release date of 2023.

10. To What End

by Oddisee

9. College Park

by Logic

8. So Many Realities Exist Simultaneously

by Atmosphere

7. In the Beginning (Vol. 3)

by Madlib, Declaime 

6. To See a Sunset

by Kotah the Friend, Statik Selektah 

5. The Mind of a Saint

by Skyzoo

4. Maps

by Billy Woods, Kenny Segal 

3. Goon Mode

by Snowgoons, Lingo, Ayok

2. Liberation 2

by Talib Kweli, Madlib

1. Glorious Game

by Black Thought, El Michels Affair


18159 Stout

by Bizarre