The New York Times recently ranked all of the albums that came out this year, putting all types of music together. When they ranked the albums they named Rick Ross and his "Teflon Don" the number one, over-all, album of the year, beating out other popular albums and artists like Taylor Swift and rappers Kanye West and Drake.
Top 10 Albums of 2010:
1. RICK ROSS “Teflon Don” (Maybach Music/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam) Finally, a new hip-hop superhero: on his fourth album, Rick Ross fully inhabits his Rick Rossness, celebrating his growth as a rapper and the return of new money as an aesthetic. On this meaty record he’s devastating 10 different ways, an artist who keeps awakening new skills and ambitions, and burying his past deeper and deeper.
2. Taylor Swift – Speak Now
3. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
4. Drake – Thank Me Later
5. Titus Andronicus – The Monitor
6. Gary Allan – Get Off On the Pain
7. DJ Drama & Fabolous – There Is No Competition 2: The Funeral Service
8. Justin Bieber – My World 2.0
9. R. Kelly – Love Letter
10. Jerrod Niemann – Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury (NewYorkTimes)