Old Trends, New Money: 2015 Top 10 Hip Hop Vinyls

According to a recent report published by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), $416 million dollars was made from vinyl sales in 2015.  This was the highest increase in sales for vinyls since 1988.

In comparison, ad-supported streaming services such as YouTube and Spotify only made $385.1 million last year.

This RIAA report has caused some controversy in the music industry and in honor of this chaos, here’s a list of the top ten hip hop vinyls sold last year.

For anyone looking to invest in vinyls, this is a great list to start your collection with.  Click here to read the full RIAA report.

Top 10 Hip Hop Vinyls

1. To Pimp a Butterfly (2LP) – Kendrick Lamar


2. Coming Home – Leon Bridges


3. Illmatic (Vinyl) – Nas


4. Midnight Maruaders – A Tribe Called Questmidnight

5. NWA – Straight Outta Compton (Vinyl)


6. Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) – Wu Tang Clan


7. good kid, m.A.A.d city (2 LP) – Kendrick Lamar


8. Greatest Hits – Al Green


9. 2014 Forest Hills Drive – J. Cole 


10.  Low End Theory – A Tribe Called Quest


Source: Amazon

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