2013 nappyafro Awards: Songs of the Year

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Danny Brown feat. A$AP Rocky & Zeelooperz – “Kush Coma”
An audio version of drugs

Danny Brown feat. Scruffizer – “Dubstep”
Danny had them dubs on the step

Danny Brown – “ODB”
It’s a damn shame this didn’t make the actually album

Drake – “Started From The Bottom”
On of the anthems (and sayings) of the 2013

Drake – “Tuscan Leather”
Proof that Drizzy started Nothing Was The Same off right

Drake – “Hold On We’re Going Home”
A new song to play at a wedding reception

Drake feat. Jay-Z – “Pound Cake”
Most of the time when Drizzy & Hov hook up, it’s produces motion picture shit. Cake Cake Cake!

Drake – “Worst Behavior”
You can thank the producer for this one

Earl feat. Vince Staples & Casey Veggies – “Hive”
Earl and company release the Kraken. Swaetshirt nigga!

Freddie Gibbs – “Eastside Moonwalker”
Gibbs gangsta walks all over the eastside of Gary, Indiana

French Montana – “Ain’t Worried About Nothin’”
It was hard to hide from this and the million remixes it inspired in 2013

Ghostface Killah – “Revenge is Sweet” (Apollo Brown Version)
Proof that you couldn’t go wrong with either version of Twelve Reasons To Die

Ghostface Killah – “The Sure Shot” (Adrian Younge Version)
A reason not to die

Hieroglyphics – “Highway Five”
More proof that you can always come back home and reunite

J. Cole feat. Kendrick Lamar – “Forbidden Fruit”
Not too many people can flip a classic Tribe Called Quest sample and get away with it. But their not J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar

J. Cole – “Let Nas Down”
Any song that make Nas record a response record deserves a spot on this list

J. Cole – “Crooked Smile”
To get TLC back together is just enough to make the list

Jay Z – “Tom Ford”
Jigga keeps up his pattern of dropping high fashion names

Jay- Z feat. Rick Ross – “FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt”
I never thought Jay-Z would be an “ignore the space bar” rapper

Jay-Z – “Picasso Baby”
Hova gets kinda artsy plus you can dance to it

Jay-Z feat. Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
Probably the best singing we’ve heard from JT in a minute

Joey Bada$$ – “95 Til’ Infinity”
Proof that the best golden era 90’s NY sounding Hip-Hop is currently being made by a kid born in ‘95

Joey Bada$$ – “Unorthodox”
Joey & DJ Premier finally connect

Ka – “Off the Record”
Ka gives a much needed lesson is Hip-Hop history

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