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DJ Premier Names His Top Hip-Hop Songs Of 2013

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Veteran hip-hop producer DJ Premier recently looked back on the year that was with a list of his personal picks for 2013′s best 20 hip-hop tracks. The lineup includes some standouts like Drake’s “Pound Cake” and also some hidden gems such as Demigodz’s “Just Can’t Quit.”

Peep Premo’s entire list, below.

20. Busta Rhymes – Thank You (Feat. Q-Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
19. Dawhud – Battle Anybody (Feat. ACE one)
18. Jay-Z – Open Letter
17. Rapsody – Kingship
16. Statik Selektah – Bird’s Eye View (Feat. Raekwon, Joey Bada$$, & Black Thought)
15. Papoose – Faith
14. Drake – Pound Cake (Feat. Jay-Z)
13. Demigodz – Just Can’t Quit (Feat. Motive, Blacastan, Ryu & Scoop Deville)
12. K-Rino – Antagonistic Radio
11. Joell Ortiz – Roll Deep
10. P-Money – The Hardest (Feat. M.O.P.)
9. Rick Ross – Oil Money Gang (Feat. Jadakiss)
8. DITC Ent. – Come and Get Me
7. Bumpy Knuckles – Word (Feat. Sy Ari da Kid)
6. Durag Dynasty – 360 Waves
5. H. Stax – Field Nigga
4. Big Sean – Control (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica)
3. De La Soul – Get Away
2. Pusha T – Nosetalgia (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)
1. Jakk Frost – Beard Gang Initiation (Feat. Malik B & Nima AB)

[via DJPremier]

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