September 28, 2012
 There was no sophomore slump in sight when Miguel released Kaleidoscope Dream. He is electrifying, lustful, hypnotizing, unpredictable, and lovely throughout. Kaleidoscope Dream gives you new ways to say I love you, (“Adorn”). While leaving you yearning and dripping for more, (“Use Me”), progressively intensifying, (“Arch & Point”). He stirs up the warm spots in your stomach leaving you with no choice, but to acknowledge them, (“The Thrill”), it’s not all about sex with Miguel he also touches on our inner humanity, (”Candles in the Sun”). The decade and R&B wouldn’t be the same without Miguel’s Kaleidoscope Dream.
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29. Childish Gambino “Awaken, My Love!”

December 2, 2016
A modern-day Renaissance Man!
Childish Gambino’s talents are far from singular he’s a writer, actor, rapper and singer. Excelling at each one individually. Zoning in on his music career the project that catches my ear is his third album, Awaken, My Love! Gambino teamed up with longtime collaborator Ludwig Goransson to push Hip-Hop’s boundaries. Together the pair created an eclectic and at times haunting sound. The funkadelic energy is reminiscing of Atlanta’s legendry group OutKast. Awaken, My Love! is a moment for the decade and Hip-Hop.
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28. Migos “NO LABEL II”

June 3, 2014
Migos have been running shit and contributing to the vibes in a major way for several years now, but during the summer of 2014 when No Label II was released, The Migos didn’t just contribute they were the vibes! Hits like, “Fight Night”, “Handsom & Wealthy”, “Freak No More” take me back to those days of my friends and I being young and wild’n out. I love this project, it’s important to my evolution in the 2010s, The End.
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27. Rapsody “LAILA’S WISDOM”

September 22, 2017
I enjoy listening to great rappers rap, especially when they’re women! North Carolina’s Rapsody is indeed a great rapper. The way she plays with words,  metaphors and double entendre is out of this world, spitting serial killer bars on every record. She maintained her usual level of excellence with her Sophomore album Laila’s Wisdom, it’s fantastic. Plus it automatically gets an extra layer of praise from me after Rapsody held her on on a track with a God MC like Black Thought and Kendrick Lamar. I’m not debating any of you niggas about Rapsody. 
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26. Wale “AMBITION”

November 1, 2011
They gon’ love me for my ambition. – Wale “Ambition”
If there’s one artist from the 2010s that’s far from fleeting it is Wale. I don’t think there’s anyone that wants it more than him. This decade wouldn’t be the same without Wale’s contribution to the culture. His sophomore album Ambition is my favorite contribution though. Records such as, “Lotus Flower Bomb”, “Slight Work”, “Ambition”, “Illest Bitch”, and “The Way” etc have been constant fixtures on my playlists throughout the years.
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