With Jay-Z's Made in America festival, Meek Mill's Dreams & Nightmares, as well as Roc-A-Fella Reunion Tour 2012, it seems Philadelphia had an exceptional 2012.
The days when State Property and Eve rang across everyone's radio were all but a memory of our past favorite Philly MCs, though the creativity and rhymes have still been spit regardless of the nation's attention. With the help of Phillys 107.9 spinner, DJ Damage, Ballerstatus.com set out to find out who's worth our ears to listen to, and who is up next in the City of Brotherly Love.
Having already dropped his mixtape, The Caution Tape 2 with the help of DJ Drama as host, he brought out a wide range of artists, whom he felt represented his city well.
In our interview, DJ Damage talks about his stint in rapping, Philadelphia's hip-hop sound, and his picks for whose next up from Philly.