Best HipHop Albums of 2018

Caleb Gilliam, Reporter

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Skins – XXXTENTACION

Skins is the deceased artist’s third studio album, and was released December 7th, because he signed a $10M record deal for one more album before he got murdered.

? – XXXTENTACION

? was X’s second studio album following 17 from the previous year. ? was released on March 16th, 2018 and has since gone platinum and reached number 1 on billboards.

A Love Letter To You 3 – Trippie Redd

A.L.L.T.Y.3 is Trippie’s third installment in his “A Love Letter To You” Mixtapes. A.L.L.T.Y.3 is Trippie’s second body of work coming out in 2018 following Life’s A Trip.  A.L.L.T.Y.3 debuted at number 1 on billboards, which is impressive since Trippie dropped two projects in three months.

Tha Carter V – Lil Wayne

Tha C5 was continuously postponed for four years. Fans went crazy waiting for the album to release because the other Tha Carter albums have been some of the most popular albums in Wayne’s long career.

Goodbye And Good Riddance – Juice WRLD

Goodbye And Good Riddance was Juice WRLD’s first studio album, and it didn’t disappoint. Juice WRLD had two breakout songs before his album dropped: All Girls Are The Same and Lucid Dreams.

Astroworld – Travis Scott

Astroworld was pushed back for two years and finally released on August 3rd, 2018. There was a lot of hype around Astroworld, so when it finally dropped it took number 1 on billboards instantly and has been in the top 200 since.

**Eternal Atake – Lil Uzi Vert

Eternal Atake has no set release date, and fans have been waiting for over a year for the albums release. Uzi has been putting out snippets of new music for the last year, but because of all the leaks the album keeps getting pushed back.

** projected to drop in 2018 but might drop in 2019