| Recently Added

In the latest hip-hop/rap album section, you can find the newest releases added to our rap collection, including albums from some of the genre’s biggest names as well as up-and-coming artists. Stay up to date with the latest sounds and discover your new favorite album in our rap collection.

| Digital Albums

Hip-hop/rap music has exploded in popularity since the rise of digital formats, with artists now able to easily distribute their music to a global audience through streaming services and social media platforms. The accessibility of digital distribution has also allowed for a greater diversity of voices and perspectives within the genre, and you can find many of these releases in our rap collection.

| CD Albums

Hip-hop/rap music released on CDs played a significant role in the commercial success and mainstream acceptance of the genre during the 1990s and early 2000s. The physical format of CDs also allowed for the inclusion of artwork, liner notes, and other creative elements that enhanced the listening experience for fans. You can find many of these classic CDs in our rap collection.

| Cassette Tapes

Hip-hop/rap music released on cassettes was popular in the 1980s and early 1990s and played an important role in the early days of the genre, particularly in the underground scene. Cassettes were a more affordable and accessible format for independent artists and helped to spread the sound of hip-hop/rap to a wider audience. Many of these classic releases can be found in our rap collection.

| West Coast Albums

West Coast hip-hop/rap music originated in the 1980s and is characterized by its emphasis on funk, soul, and gangsta rap. The genre has produced some of the most influential and successful artists in hip-hop history, including Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur, and Snoop Dogg, and you can find many of their classic albums in our West Coast rap collection.

Alaska (16) | Arizona (172) | California (9,528) | Colorado (42) | Nevada (40) | New Mexico (3) | Oregon (28) | Washington (72)

| East Coast Albums

East Coast hip-hop/rap music emerged in the 1970s and 1980s and is known for its emphasis on lyricism, storytelling, and jazz and soul samples. The genre has produced some of the most iconic and revered artists in hip-hop history, including Nas, The Notorious B.I.G., and Wu-Tang Clan, and you can find many of their classic albums in our East Coast rap collection.

Maryland (155) | Massachusetts (94) | New Jersey (134) | New York (951) | North Carolina (89) | Pennsylvania (137) | Virginia (62)

| Southern Albums

Southern hip-hop/rap music originated in the 1980s and 1990s and is characterized by its heavy use of bass, slow tempo, and drawling vocals. The genre has produced some of the biggest stars in hip-hop history, including Outkast, Lil Wayne, and UGK, and you can find many of their classic albums in our Southern rap collection.

Alabama (223) | Arkansas (112) | Florida (235) | Georgia (472) | Kentucky (11) | Louisiana (234) | Mississippi (19) | South Carolina (37) | Tennessee (145) | Texas (613)

| Midwest Albums

Midwest hip-hop/rap music emerged in the 1990s and is known for its socially conscious lyrics, soulful beats, and innovative production techniques. The genre has produced some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful artists in hip-hop history, including Common, Kanye West, and Eminem, and you can find many of their classic albums in our Midwest rap collection.

Illinois (206) | Indiana (94) | Iowa (2) | Kansas (16) | Michigan (454) | Minnesota (24) | Missouri (156) | Nebraska (20) | Ohio (205) | Oklahoma (14) | Wisconsin (24)