2012 First Quarter Releases
04-01-2012 § 1 Comment
The first quarter of 2012 is beyond us, and here’s a quick linkback to some of the hottest projects of the first quarter. I’m doing this so I can come up with an end-of-year post, but you can follow along as we move through the year rather than just at the end when a lot of these projects would’ve otherwise been missed in the freshness!
Slaughterhouse “Hammer Dance” (iTunes) single – Can’t wait for their new album, Slaughterhouse machine taking over with Shady behind the release. Crooked I’s newest mixtape got pushed back until further notice.
Apollo Brown & OC (from Trophies album (release date April 24th 2012) – my MOST anticipated project of 2012? Maybe so.
Brother Ali “The Bite Marked Heart” EP (February 2012) – Brother Ali’s newest entry just continues solidifying him as a top tier MC + Phonte has an awesome feature.
Action Bronson “Blue Chips” mixtape (March 2012) – Couldn’t hardly wait to listen when this dropped, and it was just as amazing as I expected from Action.
Ski Beatz Ski Beatz 24 Hour Karate School Presents “Twilight” (iTunes) (February 2012) – ignore the title, this is Ski’s best Karate School release & it’s comprised of “leftovers” Dame pushed him to release.
Wiz Khalifa “Taylor Allerdice” mixtape (March 2012) – not the best work, in my opinion but it’s a dope free album.
Schoolboy Q “Habits & Contradictions” (iTunes) (January 2012) – TDE keeps their releases going strong, after Kendrick Lamar’s last album Section 80.
JR & PH7, St. Joe Louis & Broken Englsh “My Favorite Demons” (iTunes) EP Album (January 2012) – one of my favorite producer teams, and two groups combine for an amazing experience. Real smooth Hip Hop.
Big K.R.I.T. “4EvaNADay” mixtape (March 2012) – perhaps my favorite project so far from the Def Jam signee.
Curren$y “Here” EP (February 2012) – always dope to hear new Spitta, even if it is only 5 tracks.