4. Schoolboy Q – Habits And Contradictions
Released damn near an entire calendar year ago, “the real Puff Daddy’s” Habits and Contradictions still holds up. One of the rare times where an indie kid breaks out a legit radio single (“Hands On The Wheel” ft. ASAP Rocky) out of a cohesive body of work is always something to marvel at. Other than that, “Blessed,” “Grooveline Pt. 1,” and the hilariously titled “Druggys With H**s” again were the standouts and set a standard for TDE in their breakout 2012.