You won’t find most of the year’s important or just plain entertaining hip-hop releases in any store. You’ll find them right here (in alphabetical — not ranked!order).
More From SPIN’s December 2011 Issue:
— Live from the New Underground: SPIN Celebrates Hip-Hop’s DIY Moment
— Photos: A Close-Up Look at Rap’s New Underground
— G-Side Launch a Hardscrabble, Regular-Dude Revolution
— An Insanely Obsessive Infographic Tries (in Vain) to Diagram the Hip-Hop Galaxy