Rap-Up TV: T.I. Reveals His Top 5 Albums of 2012

The King has spoken. Following JoJo, Marcus Canty, and Elle Varner, it’s T.I.’s turn to reveal his favorite albums of the past year.

The Grand Hustle chief, whose eighth album Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head debuted at No. 2 this week, took his time selecting each entry on his list.

Find out which two breakout stars earned his praise, which competing clique’s compilation goes hard, and why his own album deserves a spot in his top 5.

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  1. James

    Troubleman: Heavy is the Head is definitely number one Hip Hop album of 2012. Kendrick Lamar is a very close second though. Both awesome albums!


    KimIsTheQueen Reply:

    @James, Whoa! I think that Nas’ album comes first then Kendrick Lamar, and then T.I. album. Followed by Jesus Piece.


    Jake Reply:

    @James, lmfao …. Nas’ Life is Good is #1 and critically acclaimed. Oops. You tried that, homie.


  2. Mr Nice Watch

    had a feeling he was gonna pick himself.


  3. Chris

    I like these top 5 videos. Keep them coming!

    T.I. would probably be in my top 5. His album was great and unexpected.


  4. Katie Springs

    Dumb country convict. I bet he still get excited when he sees “EBT Accected” somewhere.


    OnToThe Reply:

    @Katie Springs, “Accected”? I bet you’d be excited to see “GED approved” somewhere.


  5. Abamson smart

    Gr8t album TIP,lukin foward 2 50′s street king immortal dat’s d bumb of 2013.


  6. Pereezy,YMCMB MMG, Hey haters╭∩╮(︶︿︶)╭∩╮

    He’s The King Of The south,Now Everybody see why.

    My Top 5 hip hop albums
    1-Careless World – Tyga
    2-T.I- Trouble Man
    3- Kendrick Lamar – GooD Kid Maad City
    4- DJ Khaled- Kiss The Ring
    5- Rick Ross- God Forgives, I Don’t


    z Reply:

    @Pereezy,YMCMB MMG, Hey haters╭∩╮(︶︿︶)╭∩╮, lmfao you’re a loser tyga sucks. Get some new ears


  7. Anonymus

    1. Game – Jesus Piece!!!!!!


  8. mon88

    no top 5 on a top 3 it’s not even enough good albums out to make a top 5
    1. Game-Jesus Piece
    2. T.I.-Trouble Man
    3. Kendrick Lamar-M.A.A.D and thats all folks


  9. susie

    NAS is nothing short of the TRUTH, his lyrics will be in the history books.



    Nas’ album first then Kendrick Lamar, then T.I. album. and game Jesus Piece.


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