LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: Producer Shawn Carter AKA Jay-Z attends "The Harder They Fall" World Premiere during the 65th BFI London Film Festival at The Royal Festival Hall on October 06, 2021 in London, England.

Looking back at albums and mixtapes that have shaped a lot of these artists careers it is crazy to think that they’ve already come out five years prior. From Kendrick Lamar’s transcending DAMN. and 21 Savage’s debut on ISSA Album, we’ve seen these artists take the forefront and solidify a new age of hip-hop.

Check out 10 of the albums and mixtapes that turn five in 2022.

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