SPIN's Best Portraits of 2013


Some smart-ass once said that a picture is worth a thousand words. To that we usually say, "apples and pineapples, man." But in 2013, SPIN photographers captured so much more, especially when tasked with shooting portraits, be they backstage at Lollapalooza or in a backyard pool with the inimitable Rick Ross. Here are the year's finest shots, lovingly assembled and positively invaluable.

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  • 1 Fantasmes — Bare Bones " 04:58
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  • 3 J Dilla — Give Em What They Want " 02:45
  • 4 Low Leaf — Set Me Free " 02:13
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  • 6 Chromeo with Ezra Koenig — Ezra's Interlude " 01:55
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