Man, time flies. It's December 19, the year's just weeks away from closing, and because of this, Hip-Hop Wired reflects on the respective the songs (often times anthems) that shaped fans' experiences near and far over 365 days' time.
A ton of music released over the last 12 months. What else would you expect from a year that delivered albums from nearly each of Hip-Hop's prime time players?
The term "turn up" permeated the culture, and the tons of songs we heard were reflective of that. On the same token, a few MCs distinguished themselves by offering up material that challenged the status quo; some were even effective on radio.
Find it all in our list of the 25 best songs of 2013 on the following pages. Share your thoughts in the comments.
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