2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Street Sounds

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here.

Kingdom Crumbs at KEXP, 8/19/12

Kingdom Crumbs at KEXP, 8/19/12 // photo credit: Hollyanne Faber (more photos)

Larry Mizell Jr.’s 2012 Top Ten Albums

Artist Album Label
Kendrick Lamar good kid mAAd city Aftermath/TDE
Main Attrakionz Bossalinis & Folliynes Young One
Blue Sky Black Death & Nacho Picasso Exalted BSBD Music (self-released)
THEESatisfaction Awe Naturale Sub Pop
Killer Mike R.A.P. Music Williams Street
Kingdom Crumbs S/T self-released
OCNotes Pre Future Post Modern Love Songs AKA Alienbootybass self-released
The Physics Tomorrow People self-released
Jarv Dee Dopamine Cloud Nice
ScHoolboy Q Habits & Contradictions TDE

Mike Ramos’s 2012 Top Ten Albums

rank artist album label
10 Key Nyata Phonkilation/Two Phonky Self-Released
9 Metro Zu Mink Rug Self-Released
8 Kool A.D. 51 Veehead/Greedhead (Self-Released)
7 Killer Mike R.A.P. Music Williams Street
6 Gucci Mane Trap Back 1017 Bricksquad (Self-Released)
5 Kendrick Lamar Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City Top Dawg/Aftermath
4 Main Attrakionz Bossalinis & Fooliyones Young One/Green Ova
3 Lil B ‘The BasedGod’ White Flame #BASED (Self-Released)
2 Nacho Picasso & Blue Sky Black Death Lord of the Fly/Exalted BSBD Music (Self-Released)
1 Chief Keef Back From the Dead Glory Boyz Entertainment (Self-Released)

Larry Mizell Jr. is the host and Mike Ramos is the fill-in host of Street Sounds, on the air every Sunday evening from 6PM-9PM

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