20 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2013

Kanye, Jay Z, Eminem and more – who made the best albums this year?

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A$AP Rocky, 'Long.Live.ASAP'
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12. A$AP Rocky, 'Long.Live.ASAP'

Don't hate him because he's the prettiest motherfucker. Rocky's eagerly-anticipated debut LP leaked a month early in December 2012 and still hit Number One on Billboard when it arrived properly. Posse cut "Fuckin' Problems" and Skrillex collab "Wild for the Night" murdered dance parties while "1 Train" – featuring Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Joey Bada$$ and Big KRIT – started "best verse?" arguments in every playground and rap blog forum.

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