BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - MARCH 31: Kendrick Lamar performs during the third day of Lollapalooza Buenos Aires 2019 at Hipodromo de San Isidro on March 31, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2012 was a great year for hip-hop and birthed many albums that are still widely respected today. From Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city , and debut projects from rappers like Future and 2 Chainz who still make hits till this day, take a look at some of the albums that helped change the sound of rap.

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