Best New Rappers of 2012

The Top Ten

1 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg more.

What... Is macklemore... Where seeing the next Eminem and you give me macklemore in 1st... Think when you vote man

This kid bringing rap back and is doing it in a good way love his music he should be #1

2 Macklemore Macklemore Ben Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington.
3 A.S.A.P. Rocky

What Why is Macklemore ahead of ASAP

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5 Lil B Lil B Brandon Christopher McCartney, professionally known as Lil B and often known as The BasedGod, is an American rapper, record producer, author, activist and motivational speaker from Berkeley, California. He is often regarded as the pioneer of cloud rap.
6 Kid Ink Kid Ink
7 Sims
8 Ali Gdal
9 Big K.R.I.T. Big K.R.I.T. Justin Scott, better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T., is an American rapper and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi.
10 Chief Keef Chief Keef Keith Cozart, better known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois.

He go hard not lyrically so much but his beats are consistent and it goes yo deserves to be up there

The Contenders

11 Sadistik
12 Tyga Tyga Tyga is a rapper that was born November 19, 1989. He was popular in 2012 and is best known for dating Kylie Jenner while she was still a minor.
13 Sepehr Khalse


14 Grieves
15 Jun Hyung
16 Joey Bada$$
17 Trinidad James Trinidad James Nicholas Williams, better known by his stage name Trinidad James, is an American rapper based out of Atlanta, Georgia.
18 Future Future
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