It was also a great year for underground flag-carriers like Run the Jewels and Ka and regional stars like Yo Gotti. At times, it felt like almost every rapper in the world put out an album this year. So who did it best? Read on for our Top Mac Miller surprised critics and fans alike with his experimental Album Two. The plucky Pittsburgh MC culled influences from everyone from Flying Lotus to Schoolboy Q, while showcasing his own brand of dusty, space-funk-influenced production. He stepped his bars up too, sneaking in inventive flows and bugged-out imagery on stoned meditations like "S.
As ever, has been a big year for hip hop with releases from Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Lil Wayne and J Cole to name a few showing the music world how it's done. It's not been easy, but we've picked the 20 tracks we'll still be loving when hits. It was accompanied by possibly the most talked about music video of , but it didn't take Kim Kardashian for 'Bound 2' to get the music world's attention.
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Jay-Z and Eminem, two of the greatest rappers of all time, perform together. Matt Sayles. Troy L. Smith, cleveland. For a while there was just East Coast and West Coast rap with Southern hip-hop creeping into the mainstream. After the start of the new millennium, everything exploded. An endless number of hits came from various genres, producing some of the most creative and polarizing music in hip-hop history. Here we count down the greatest hip-hop songs released since , starting with one of the best selling artists of that time:. Universal Records. Nelly - "Country Grammar"