Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016

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Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016

  1. Beyoncé – Lemonade
  2. Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
  3. A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
  4. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  5. Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
  6. Frank Ocean – Blonde
  7. Solange – A Seat at the Table
  8. Rihanna – Anti
  9. ScHoolboy Q – Blank Face LP
  10. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  11. Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
  12. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
  13. Young Thug – Jeffery
  14. Anderson .Paak – Malibu
  15. Drake – Views
  16. Young Thug – Slime Season 3
  17. KAYTRANADA – 99.9%
  18. Kevin Gates – Islah
  19. YG – Still Brazy
  20. Lil Uzi Vert – Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
  21. Kamaiyah – A Good Night in the Ghetto
  22. NxWorries – Yes Lawd!
  23. MAC MILLER – The Divine Feminine
  24. Gallant – Ology
  25. Noname – Telefone
  26. The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
  27. James Blake – The Colour in Anything
  28. Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
  29. 2 Chainz – COLLEGROVE
  30. Rae Sremmurd – SremmLife 2
  31. Lil Yachty – Lil Boat
  32. Angel Olsen – My Woman
  33. dvsn – SEPT. 5TH
  34. David Bowie – Blackstar
  35. Baauer – Aa
  36. Joey Purp – iiiDrops
  37. KA – Honor Killed the Samurai
  38. Frank Ocean – Endless
  39. 21 Savage & Metro Boomin – Savage Mode
  40. The Weeknd – Starboy
  41. Esperanza Spalding – Emily’s D+Evolution
  42. D.R.A.M. – Big Baby D.R.A.M.
  43. Lady Gaga – Joanne
  44. Maxwell – blackSUMMERS’night
  45. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
  46. Mitski – Puberty 2
  47. A$AP Ferg – Always Strive and Prosper
  48. DJ Khaled – Major Key
  49. Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman
  50. Majid Jordan – Majid Jordan