DJ Premier keeps his tradition alive by revealing his favorite LPs from last year.

DJ Premier has kept his annual tradition alive by releasing a year-end list of his top 20 favorite albums of 2012.

For this year’s shortlist, Primo includes a handul of records for which he produced – Vinnie Paz’s God of the Serengeti, Bumpy Knuckles’ KoleXXXion, Lil Fame Termanology’s Fizzyology - as well as a handful of others. Making the cut are Roc Marciano’s Reloaded, Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city, Rick Ross’ God Forgives, I Don’t and more.

Check the full list below (DJ Premier Blog via HHNM).

20. Torae – Off The Record
19. Saigon – Greatest Story Never Told Pt. 2: Breads And Circuses
18. Slaughterhouse – Welcome To Our House
17. Skyzoo – A Dream Deferred
16. Masta Ace MF DOOM – MA_DOOM: Son Of Yvonne
15. Roc Marciano – Reloaded
14. 9th Wonder Buckshot – The Solution
13. Public Enemy – Most Of My Heroes Still Don’t Appear On No Stamp
12. Vinnie Paz – Gods Of The Serengeti
11. Lil Fame Termanology – Fizzyology
10. Rick Ross – God Forgives, I Don’t
09. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city
08. Action Bronson Alchemist – Rare Chandeliers
07. 9th Wonder Murs – The Final Adventure
06. Sean Price – Mic Tyson
05. Wu-Block – Wu-Block
04. Showbiz A.G. – Mugshot Music (Preloaded)
03. Nas – Life Is Good
02. DJ Premier Bumpy Knuckles – Kolexxxion
01. O.C. Apollo Brown – Trophies

Honorable Mentioning: Mayhem Lauren “Mandatory Brunch Meetings”, Fresh Vetz “The Tape Effect”, Killer Mike “R.A.P. Music”, Nutso “Behind These Bars”, Craig G. “Ramblings Of An Angry Old Man”, Big Shug “I.M.4Eva”, La Coka Nostra “Masters Of The Dark Arts”, Ice Water (aka WOADAH) “Holy Water”, Bishop Lamont “The Layover”, 1982 “2012″, Apollo Brown Guilty Simpson “Dice Game”, Large Professor “Professor @ Large”.

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