Christian Hip Hop

20 Christian Hip-Hop Albums that Turn 10 This Year

Time flies, especially in the music world, and if you could believe it, 2008 was 10 years ago! You know what else happened 10 years ago? The following 20 Christian Hip-Hop Albums on this list were released.

2008 was a great year for Christian Hip-Hop. In fact, so much was released that we were able to put together a top 20 list. Some of the names are familiar, some of them, not as much, but all of them were impactful. Be sure to let us know in the comments which one was your favorite.

Top 20 Christian Hip-Hop Albums of 2008:

Lecrae – Rebel

Rebel was Lecrae’s third studio album and the project that helped propel him to Christian hip-hop’s top dawg HE IS today.

The album was nominated for a Dove Award and became the first Hip-Hop album to reach number one on the Top Gospel Albums chart, a place it remained for two weeks.

Some of the key tracks on the record include “Don’t Waste Your Life” and “Identity.”

Purchase here.

FLAME – Our World: Redeemed

Our World: Redeemed is FLAME’s fourth studio album and it was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album.

It also jumped 41 places to grab the number one spot in week two on the CMTA R&B/Hip-Hop Chart. It debuted at number 5 on the Billboard Top Gospel chart as well.

Some key tracks are “Joyful Noise” and “On That Cross.”

Purchase here.

Trip Lee – 20/20

20/20 is Trip Lee’s sophomore album and includes features from Lecrae, Tedashii, Sho Baraka, FLAME, Shai Linne, and JR.

At the time Trip was focusing on ministry and going to Bible college, so the project reflects a season of growth and keeping your eyes fixed on God.

Some notable tracks are “Real Vision” and “Superstar.”

Purchase here.

The Ambassador – The Chop Chop: From Milk to Meat

The Chop Chop: From Milk to Meat is The Ambassador’s third solo album away from Cross Movement and it focuses on the “meat” of God’s word.

The album includes features from Lecrae, da’ T.R.U.T.H., JR, Trip Lee, and Stephen the Levite.

Some notable tracks include “Checking for My God” and “Love & Grace.”

Purchase here.

Braille – The IV Edition

The IV Edition was appropriately named for it being Braille’s 4th release. The emcee was still a few years away from creating Humble Beast and being in Beautify Eulogy.

The album featured production from an array of producers including Ohmega Watts, S1, K-Murdock, and others as well as features from Speech, Theory Hazit, Sareem Poems, and more.

Notable tracks include “The IV Edition” and “Blessed Man.”

Purchase here.

Justin Sarachik

Written by Justin Sarachik

Justin is the Editor-in-Chief of He has been a journalist for over a decade and has written or edited for Relevant, Christian Post, BREATHEcast, CCM, Broken Records Magazine, & more. He also likes to work with indie artists to develop their brands & marketing strategies. Catch him interviewing artists on Survival of the Artist Podcast.

Leave a Reply


Your email address will not be published.

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

Th3 Saga

Th3 Saga on Returning to URL Battles; Reveals New Album (Interview)

Dee Black

Dee Black Releases Album ‘Flight Club’ and Drops Video for ‘Kyrie’