Below are my top 10 releases (in order) of the year. I say “releases” because mixtapes deserve to be included and are doper than most albums that come out nowadays.

Drake – So Far Gone

Jay-Z – BP3

Wale – Attention Deficit

Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa – How Fly

Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II

Lupe Fiasco – Enemy Of The State

Fabolous – Loso’s Way

Rick Ross – Deeper Than Rap

Mos Def – The Ecstatic

Clipse – Til The Casket Drops

Criminally Slept On:

Willie The Kid – The Fly

Fly.Union – Value Pack 1 | 2 | 3

Pac Div – Church League Champions