The 15 Most Slept On Albums Of 2012

Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Nas, Frank Ocean—these names hung on the tips of tongues for much of 2012, their projects raved about, dissected and one even tentatively crowned a classic (see: Lamar, Kendrick). But somewhere in the forgotten pile are a few criminally lesser-praised works of art that, in our not so humble opinion, deserved more shine. Click above for VIBE’s 15 most Slept On Albums Of 2012, and don’t snooze on these must-hear albums and mixtapes. #VIBE2012WrapUp

Compiled by Keenan Higgins, Adelle Platon, John Kennedy, Datwon Thomas, Gerren Keith Gaynor, Clover Hope