Daniel Givens (Other Music Staff) / Best of 2012

  • Best of 2012

    Ahh, another year has closed its doors. Throughout 2012 there were a ton of releases -- it seemed like more than ever -- with a plethora of great listening to be had. The remains of what was briefly dubbed "witch house" still lingered in the airwaves, yet took various shapes and entered new dimensions. Hip-hop seemed to have resurrected itself with a new league of MCs taking to the blogs in earnest, becoming more over the top, ridiculous, raw, dirty and adventurous than ever. Everyday seemed to offer a new mix-tape or collab-o and many openly gay MCs finally got...

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