With one independent album Section.80, two official studio albums good kid, M.A.A.D City and To Pimp a Butterfly, a couple of mixtapes and a slew of singles, Kendrick Lamar is one of the most popular and admired emcees in the game today. Here is our list of his twenty best records to date.

20. Kush and Corinthians (His Pain) [Ft. BJ The Chicago Kid]

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): Wyldfyer

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19. Ronald Reagan Era

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): Tae Beast

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18. Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe

Album: good kid, M.A.A.D City

Producer(s): Sounwave

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17. Poe Mans Dreams (His Vice) [Ft. GLC]

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): Willie B

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16. Blow My High (Members Only)

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): Tommy Black

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15. How Much a Dollar Cost (Ft. James Fauntleroy & Ronald Isley)

Album: To Pimp a Butterfly 

Producer(s): LoveDragon

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14. good kid

Album: good kid, M.A.A.D City

Producer(s): Pharrell 

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13. Rigamortus 

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): Willie B & Sounwave

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12. Look Out For Detox

Album: N/A

Producer(s): Childish Gambino

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11. These Walls (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat)

Album: good kid, M.A.A.D City

Producer(s): Larrance Dopson, Sounwave & Terrace Martin 

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10. Ab-Soul’s Outro [Ft. Ab-Soul]

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): Terrace Martin

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9. The Art of Peer Pressure 

Album: good kid, M.A.A.D City

Producer(s): Tabu

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8. Cartoon & Cereal [Ft. Gunplay]

Album: N/A

Producer(s): J.LBS & T.H.C

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7. The Blacker The Berry

Album: To Pimp a Butterfly 

Producer(s):Boi-1da, Stephen Kozmeniuk & Terrace Martin 

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6. u

Album: To Pimp a Butterfly 

Producer(s): Taz Arnold & Whoarei 

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5. Keisha’s Song (Her Pain) [Ft. Ashtro Bolt]

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): Tae Beast

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4. Money Trees [Ft. Jay Rock]

Album: good kid, M.A.A.D City

Producer(s): DJ Dahi 

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3. HiiiPower

Album: Section.80

Producer(s): J. Cole

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2. m.A.A.d City [Ft. MC Eiht]

Album: good kid, M.A.A.D City

Producer(s): Sounwave, Terrace Martin & T.H.C

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1. Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst

Album: good kid, M.A.A.D City

Producer(s): Like, Skyhe Hutch & Sounwave 

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Published by Ryan Klingenberg

Ryan 'Hip-Hop Hercules' Klingenberg is a writer based out of Long Island, New York.

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