The 40 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2014
Purists and casual listeners alike would probably agree that 2014 failed to deliver on a number of hip-hop promises that could've lit the year aflame.
The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far
UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 50 Best Albums of 2014.
As 2014 approaches its midpoint,…