Kendrick Lamar United States

Aliases: K-Dot.

The best album credited to Kendrick Lamar is To Pimp A Butterfly which is ranked number 25 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 40,076.

Kendrick Lamar is ranked number 12 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 82,726.

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Kendrick Lamar best albums

The following albums by Kendrick Lamar are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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30,392
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6,570
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2,913
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2,660
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83
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31
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Total albums: 8. Page 1 of 1

This may not be a complete discography for Kendrick Lamar.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Kendrick Lamar best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 92 (640 votes)Comments: 24
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(from the album To Pimp A Butterfly)
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Rating: 92 (618 votes)Comments: 13
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(from the album To Pimp A Butterfly)
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Rating: 91 (534 votes)Comments: 12
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(from the album To Pimp A Butterfly)
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Rating: 91 (515 votes)Comments: 9
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(from the album To Pimp A Butterfly)
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Rating: 91 (512 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album To Pimp A Butterfly)
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Rating: 91 (477 votes)Comments: 12
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(from the album To Pimp A Butterfly)
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Rating: 90 (188 votes)Comments: 6
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(from the album Section.80)
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Rating: 89 (374 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Damn.)
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Rating: 89 (488 votes)Comments: 11
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(from the album To Pimp A Butterfly)
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Rating: 89 (455 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album Good Kid, M.A.A.D City)
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Rating: 89 (187 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Section.80)
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Rating: 89 (157 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Untitled Unmastered.)
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Rating: 89 (335 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album Damn.)

Kendrick Lamar ratings

Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 219 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a mean average rating of 85.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 87.7/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 20.4.

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90/100
From 02/13/2020 00:18
Now he is the 12th best ranked artist.
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From 08/09/2019 10:38
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From 01/07/2019 23:42
I wonder just how much BEA will blow up when Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead release a full length album in the same year.
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From 11/20/2018 17:53
One of the most promising and likable rappers of this decade, with dope lyricism and sick beat-choices. With that said, this site (along with RYM) overrates him. TPAB, now being higher ranked than classics, superior to that, is ridiculous.

s80 - good
gkmc - classic
tpab - excellent
uu - excellent
DAMN - bad
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From 10/27/2018 19:01
Kendrick took 2 albums to accomplish what Kanye took 5, Eminem took 3, Jay-Z took 6 and Pac and Biggie took their unfortunately short but entire discography(alive) to achieve. Not saying Kendrick's better or worse than any of the aforementioned artists, that's not my point. What I'm saying is he's just stepped into his career and is already in the same conversation as the GOAT MC's and regardless of whether you like his art or not, you've GOT TO respect that.
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From 10/09/2018 00:21
So promising and so talented. Such an intellectual. I started listening with the release of Damn and went back to try more stuff. Really makes you think and listen over and over to get a hang of what you're experiencing.
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From 07/20/2018 04:39
god damn
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From 05/22/2018 04:50
Very promising artist, haven't heard a bad album from him yet. He is on a hot streak with GKMC, TPAB and DAMN and I hope he will be able to continue with his next album. He is already accomplished so much in his carreer I feel like if he keep going he might shoot for the GOAT status in the next few years. Already in my top 10 hip hop artist of all time.
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From 02/25/2018 16:31
If he keeps it up he will be my favorite artist of all time, from any genre. He's already my favorite rapper of all time.
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From 02/24/2018 01:19
Easily the greatest artist of the 2010s.
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