Best Hip-Hop/Rap Songs of 2012

The Top Ten

1 Around My Way (Freedom Ain't Free) - Lupe Fiasco
2 Daughters - Nas
3 Ill Mind of Hopsin 5 - Hopsin
4 Miss America - J Cole

I can't believe that this song isn't of the charts.
The lyrics is so sick and J Cole is one of the best young rappers.

5 Compton (feat. Dr. Dre) - Kendrick Lamar

I prefer swimming pools better

6 Hip Hop (feat. Scarface, Nas & DJ Premier) - DJ Khaled
7 Just What I Am (feat. King Chip) - Kid Cudi
8 Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz) - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
9 My Life (feat. Eminem & Adam Levine) - 50 Cent
10 Where Are You (B.o.B vs. Bobby Ray) - B.o.B

The Contenders

11 Trap Back Jumpin' - T.I.
12 Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst - Kendrick Lamar

A true piece of art, so beautiful and sad - laurent1683

13 Hello - T.I.
14 Trust - Nas
15 Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
16 Battle Hymn (Feat. Apathy, King Syze, Crypt the Warchild, Jus Allah, Esoteric, Blacastan, Celph Titled & Planetary) - Vinnie Paz
17 Traumatized - Meek Mill
18 So NY - Fabolous
19 Ray Charles - Chiddy Bang
20 Cashin' Out - Ca$h Out
21 So Hard to Breathe - B.o.B
22 So Good - B.O.B
23 F*****' Problems - A$AP Rocky
24 New Day - 50 Cent
25 Pretty Girls - Wale
26 I'm on 2.0 - Trae Tha Truth, Big K.R.I.T. & Jadakiss
27 Guns and Roses - T.I.
28 Rock Yo Head - Tech N9ne
29 The Don - Nas
30 My Moment - DJ Drama
31 Mercy - Kanye West
32 Same Love - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
33 Chandelier - B.o.B.
34 Desperado - Mac Miller
35 America (Feat. Casey Veggies & Joey Bada$$) - Mac Miller
36 Mind Your Business - la Coka Nostra
37 Waves - Joey Bada$$
38 Fragile Lives - Chris Webby
39 For the Record - Torae
40 Rich and Black (Feat. Nas) - Raekwon
41 M.A.A.D City - Kendrick Lamar
42 Hardknock - Joey Bada$$
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