The Crews and Cities of 2012

The Crews and Cities of 2012

Best Crew/Group of 2012 Genius needs company. 1.  G.O.O.D. Music Kanye and his band of misfits prove that commercial popularity doesn’t necessarily mean lack of talent. Key members: Kanye West, Big Sean, Mos Def, John Legend, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Common 2.  Black Hippy West Coast Collective dropped some of the dopest albums this year. […]

Best Hip-Hop 2012: The Albums

Best Hip-Hop 2012: The Albums

My top 20 albums/mixtapes of 2012 from are all recommended listens.  This is the first year in my end of year lists when I loved all 20 of them so if you have a day give them all the real treatment. 0-10: absolute garbage, 11-20 terrible, 21- 30 bad, 31- 40 passable, 41-50 okay, 51-60 […]

Best Hip-Hop of 2012

Best Hip-Hop of 2012

Single of the Year Best songs you heard this year, give them ALL a listen if you haven’t and if you have listen again they may just change your life. 1.  Survival Tactics- Joey Bada$$ ft. Capital STEEZ The reason the world knows the name Joey Bada$$ and it is well worth the hype.   […]

The Best and the Worst Things that Happened to Hip Hop in 2012

The Best and the Worst Things that Happened to Hip Hop in 2012

Best New Edition in 2012 2012 gave way to many great things in rap.  These are the greatest: 1.  Homophobia & Religion finally get their day in court For decades in hip-hop we’ve had all these rappers celebrating organized religion and so few delving into it in a real way especially not in the mainstream.  […]

Who was the luckiest SOB of 2012?

Who was the luckiest SOB of 2012?

I think the title speaks for itself.  Some rappers are just lucky, for many different reasons.  These are the ten rappers on whom fate smiled the most in the last year. 1.  2 Chainz 2 Chainz is lucky we tolerate his buffoonery and is even luckier we forgot about Titty Boy.  He’s also lucky that […]

The 10 Rappers Most Responsible For Making Twenty Twelve Their Bitch

The 10 Rappers Most Responsible For Making Twenty Twelve Their Bitch

This is not a list of the best rappers of 2012; this is a list of the rappers that did the best with what they had, worked the hardest, stirred up the most hype for themselves and made the most bank of course. 1.  Young Chop For the rest of the year after I Don’t […]