5 Essential Hip-Hop Albums You Slept On In 2016

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Saba's <em>Bucket List Project</em> should have been on more lists.

When the NPR Music team convened to choose the 50 Best Albums Of 2016, we discussed dozens of hip-hop records. In the end, five deserving LPs found a home on the master list. Chance the Rapper's blessings and A Tribe Called Quest's surprising return are consensus picks for good reasons ... but 2016 had so much more to offer. For those that slept, here's five more joints worth celebrating.

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