It’s been a banner yr for hip-hop and Billboard not too long ago rounded up our critics’ picks of the style’s 15 finest tracks of 2022. However now that we’ve run by way of our favorites, we need to know which hip-hop music you liked essentially the most.
The previous twelve months have seen newcomers like GloRilla and Ice Spice explode onto the scene and rising stars like Latto lastly break by way of, whereas hitmakers similar to Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled, Cardi B and extra continued to efficiently crank out smash singles and fan-favorite album cuts.
Actually, not one however two tracks by GloRilla have landed in Billboard‘s prime 10 picks of the yr — “F.N.F. (LET’S GO),” her debut launch, at No. 1 and its Cardi B-assisted follow-up “Tomorrow 2” at No. 6. Lamar is one other artist who delivered a number of hits this yr: “N95” and “Wealthy Spirit,” each off his fifth studio album, Mr. Morale & the Large Steppers.
Whereas they’ve each been indicted within the sprawling RICO case towards YSL, Gunna and Younger Thug collaborated with Future on “Pushin P,” which grew to become the highest-charting single off the previous’s third studio album, DS4Ever.
In the meantime, DJ Khaled enlisted a whole entourage of A-listers, from Jay-Z and Rick Ross to Lil Wayne and John Legend, for “God Did,” the title monitor off his stacked thirteenth studio album that peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 upon its July launch.
Different songs that made our record of favorites embrace Latto’s Tom Tom Membership-interpolating “Large Power,” Vince Staples‘ “When Sparks Fly” and “Resort Foyer,” the dirty single launched by Quavo and Takeoff only one month earlier than the latter’s tragic homicide.
Vote on your favourite hip-hop music of the yr in Billboard‘s ballot under.