Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2012

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Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city

Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2012

  1. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city – Amazon
  2. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  3. Rick Ross – Rich Forever
  4. Lana Del Rey – Born to Die
  5. Schoolboy Q – Habits & Contradictions
  6. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
  7. Ka – Grief Pedigree
  8. Wiz Khalifa – Taylor Allderdice
  9. Future – Pluto
  10. El-P – Cancer 4 Cure
  11. Grimes – Visions
  12. Nas – Life is Good
  13. Beach House – Bloom
  14. Meek Mill – Dreamchasers 2
  15. Ty Dolla $ign – Beach House
  16. Rihanna – Unapologetic
  17. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
  18. Action Bronson – Blue Chips
  19. Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles [III]
  20. Ab-Soul – Control System
  21. Mac DeMarco – 2
  22. Santigold – Master of My Make-Believe
  23. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
  24. G.O.O.D. Music – Cruel Summer
  25. TNGHT – TNGHT EP
  26. Big Sean – Detroit
  27. The xx – Coexist
  28. Chief Keef – Finally Rich
  29. Purity Ring – Shrines
  30. Dom Kennedy – Yellow Album
  31. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  32. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
  33. Jessie Ware – Devotion
  34. Ratking – Wiki93
  35. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
  36. Lil Durk – I’m Still a Hitta
  37. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  38. Joey Bada$$ – 1999
  39. Titus Andronicus – Local Business
  40. Death Grips – The Money Store
  41. Captain Murphy – Duality
  42. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  43. BJ The Chicago Kid – Pineapple Now-Laters
  44. Twin Shadow – Confess
  45. Game – Jesus Piece
  46. Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again
  47. Mr. Vegas – Sweet Jamaica
  48. Roc Marciano – Reloaded
  49. Norah Jones – Little Broken Hearts
  50. Mac Miller – Macadelic