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

The Weeknd

Since the release of his debut mixtape, House of Balloons, in March 2011, Toronto-bred artist The Weeknd has followed up with two more buzzworthy offerings, Thursday and, Echoes of Silence. The Canadian crooner was also an integral contributor to Drake's sophomore album Take Care, most notable on the track, "Crew Love."

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