12 Artists to Watch in 2012

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  • Elle Varner
  • Frank Ocean
  • The Weeknd
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Meek Mill
  • MGK
  • French Montana
  • A$AP Rocky
  • 2 Chainz
  • Future
  • Bridget Kelly
  • Astro

Elle Varner

Cali girl Elle Varner released her debut single, "Only Wanna Give it to You," featuring J. Cole, this past August. Since its release, the BET Music Matters artist has gotten enough buzz to stir up anticipation for her upcoming album, Perfectly Imperfect.

Don't miss Elle co-hosting 106 & Park tonight!

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