DJ Funkmaster Flex's signature "bomb" has become one of the greatest stamps of approval you can receive in the hip-hop industry.
The renowned DJ of New York City's Hot 97 radio station has debuted countless classics during his (20+years) tenure. This year, Flex premiered "Control" -- the most controversial track the genre has heard in years. He also helped usher in an entire album by a legend -- blessing listeners' ears late into the night (Jay Z).
In 2013, Flex also released his first official mixtape, Who You Mad At Me Or Yourself ,in seven years, rounding up the best in the game for exclusive new music.
VIBE narrowed down the entries and ranked the best world premieres Flex spun this year. Check out the list in the gallery above!