Hip-hop has been morphing into a singles-driven genre for years now, and seemed to be the year when individual songs mattered more than ever. Drizzy tackles the record with confidence and over the top bars that make you want to replay the track over and over again. Real quick. Truth be told, on first listening to T.
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Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Maybe it's just where the industry's headed, maybe it's just a result of how 's calendar worked, but this year rap fans digested their music through song, not album. And the songs came from unexpected places, like Vine and Soundcloud, to speak nothing of Detroit and the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. If this speaks anything about the future of rap, it's to say: no one knows what's coming. Where the sources are so disconnected, though, it goes without saying that these are the verses and hooks that brought us all together.
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This article summarizes the events, album releases, and album release dates in hip hop music for the year In pure album sales, Forest Hills Drive debuted with , copies,  while The Pinkprint debuted with , From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. January 12,