Hip-hop has evolved significantly over the last 10 years, with the genre in a completely different place than it was when the decade began. New, young stars have emerged and given their own unique takes on the music, forcing more established acts to evolve or fall by the wayside.
The harsh reality that the cream will rise to the top has been great for fans, as it means that rappers have upped their game and given us some incredible albums.
As we're at the back end of an extremely fruitful decade for hip-hop artists, it's only right that we take a look at the best records that came out during the 2010s. That's why we've gone through some of the most loved hip-hop albums of the decade and ranked them to find out which one stands out the most amongst everything else that's been released.
From hall-of-fame worthy rappers who have managed to withstand the test of time by continuing to create new projects better than their previously celebrated efforts, to the new breed putting together albums that are considered modern-day classics, it's a true battle to see who comes out on top...