Rap-Up TV: Jhené Aiko Names Her Top 5 Albums of 2012

2013 is looking bright for Jhené Aiko. After releasing her acclaimed mixtape Sailing Soul(s) and touring with the legendary Nas and Ms. Lauryn Hill, the singer is set to release her debut Souled Out. So what has the L.A. native been listening to for inspiration? As the year comes to a close, Jhené shares her top 5 albums of 2012 with Rap-Up TV.

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