Best Of 2012: Hip Hop

MAGNET’s Elliott Sharp picks the best hip-hop releases of the year.

1 Kendrick Lamar Good Kid, m.A.A.d City (Interscope/Aftermath/Top Dawg)
2 E-40 The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 1, 2 & 3 (Heavy On The Grind)
3 Future Pluto (Epic/A1/Free Bandz)
4 Ab-Soul Control System (Top Dawg)
5 Killer Mike R.A.P. Music (William Street)
6 IamSu! Kilt (Dat Piff DL)
7 Action Bronson Blue Chips (Fool’s Gold)
8 Aesop Rock Skelethon (Rhymesayers)
9 Main Attrakionz Bossalinis & Fooliyones (Young One)
10 Big K.R.I.T. Live From The Underground (Island Def Jam/Cinematic)