Real Talk: The 12 Best Albums Of 2012

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Despite large sales numbers becoming more and more difficult to secure, the ultimate goal for any artist remains the album. We here at TSS have a varying range of tastes; a quality we believe helps cover a wide array of topics and influences. It also assisted us in picking 12 albums we were fans of in 2012.

From politically inspired, to groundbreaking debuts, to therapy disguised as music and everything in between, there’s an eclectic vibe and what we hope a method to our madness here. In a few minutes, two handfuls of our favorites will be known. Next up, yours. Leave your top 10, 15, whatever in the comments and see how they align with ours.

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Killer Mike and El-P – R.A.P. Music

After years of great music, Killer Mike finally put together his classic record. Powered by boisterous productions from El-P, Mike let loose with his most politically charged and focused album to date. Complain about rap all you want, but you won’t complain about R.A.P. (Buy)

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