Track of the Year

Started From the Bottom – Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah “40” Shebib (Drake)

Started From the Bottom – Produced by Mike Zombie & Noah “40” Shebib (Drake)

Drake’s partner-in-beats Noah “40” Shebib, Mike Zombie laid the groundwork for this underground anthem. 

Power Trip – Produced by J. Cole (J. Cole f/ Miguel)

Power Trip – Produced by J. Cole (J. Cole f/ Miguel)

The born sinner poured out his heart and a frosty cold one for his pre-fame crush on “Power Trip,” with Miguel riding shotgun on this bass-rattling heart-jerker.

Problems – Produced by Noah “40” Shebib (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)

Problems – Produced by Noah “40” Shebib (A$AP Rocky f/ Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)

Pretty Flacko’s ubiquitous hit record, with that repetitive, super-catchy hook, was a real problem on the radio this year!

Don’t Kill My Vibe – Produced by Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar)

Don’t Kill My Vibe – Produced by Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar)

K. Dot hopped onboard this dreamy Sounwave beat with cerebral wordplay and made it an instant classic for hip hop.

Bugatti – Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future)

Bugatti – Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Ace Hood f/ Rick Ross & Future)

Three chart-topping rappers turned this grimy ode to the luxe life.

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