What a brilliant year for hip hop! I couldn’t squeeze this into an hour, so here’s almost two hours of some of the best releases from the last 12 months.
Thanks for listening, and happy Christmas XX

Rhyme and Reason Episode 4: The Best of 2015 by Vicky T on Mixcloud


Intro: Lord Finesse
Missy Elliot: WTF
Goldlink: Spectrum
Gavlyn: Black Cherry Koolaid
Rocky Riverra: God Stepping
Mick Jenkins: The Giver
Tut: Living on the Sun
Michael Christmas: Are You Around
Oddisee: Want Something Done
Finale ft Homeboy Sandman: Just Dues
Freddie Gibbs ft Black Thought: Extradite
Akala: Murder Runs the Globe
Ras Kass & Apollo Brown: PNT
Semi-Hendrix: 4081
Add-2 ft Sam Trump & Johndavid Provitt: Good Mourning Black America
Amy True: Falling Stars
Talib Kweli & 9th Wonder ft Brother Ali & Planet Asia: Understand
Loyle Carner: Ain’t Nothing Changed
Kate Tempest: Europe is lost
DJ Ollie Teeba ft Jean Grae: For the Kids
Brady Watt ft J Essential, Pleasure Pete, Ski Beatz & Statik Selektah: Deeper
Blackalicious: The Blow Up
330: Coldest Winter Ever
Soul Purpose: Pay Homage
JR & PH7 ft Romaro Franceswa: Brink of Greatness
J-Live: Old Shit
Golden Rules: Auntie Pearls House
Soul Chef ft Nieve: I Won’t Follow You
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment: Familiar
yU & Tall Black Guy: Lose the Ground
Blueprint: Perservere
Playlist by Vicky T

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