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How Toronto Hip/ Hop Ranked On Year End Lists

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Not much explanation needed, this is how other publications ranked various Toronto Hip/ Hop pieces on their year end lists. Hit my DM’s if I missed anything, will update if/ when new lists come out.

Fader

115 Best Songs Of 2016:   115. The Weeknd – Starboy/ 111. Majid Jordan – Learn From Eachother/ 110. Daniel Caesar – Get You Ft. Kali Uchis/ 91. Drake – 4pm In Calabasas/ 54. Roy Woods – Gwan Big Up UrSelf/ 42. PARTYNEXTDOOR – Come And See Me Ft. Drake/ 27. DJ Khaled – For Free Ft. Drake/ 21. Drake – Controlla (Leaked version)/ 16. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

24 Albums That Made Albums Matter Again in 2016: (No Order) Drake – Views

Cool People’s Picks 2016: (Me, The6Track picked) Pressa – John Connor

Complex

50 Best Albums of 2016: 50. Majid Jordan – Majid Jordan/ 33. DVSN – Sept. 5th/ 15. Drake – Views

50 Best Songs of 2016: 32. Drake – Controlla/ 25. PARTYNEXTDOOR – Come and See Me Ft. Drake/ 23. The Weeknd – Reminder/ 18. Drake – 4pm In Calabasas/ 10. Drake – One Dance/ 2. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

XXL

50 Best Hip Hop Songs of 2016: (No order) Drake – One Dance/ Drake – Controlla

50 Best Hop Hop Projects of 2016: (No order) Drake – Views

20 Best Verses of 2016: (No order) Drake – 4pm In Calabasas

20 Best Disses of 2016: (No order) Drake’s Joe Budden diss on “No Shopping”/ Drake’s Joe Budden diss on “4pm In Calabasas”/ Drake’s Pusha T & Kid Cudi diss on “2 Birds 1 Stone”/ Drake’s Tory Lanez & Meek Mill diss on “Summer Sixteen”

20 Funniest Hip Hop Moments of 2016: 16. Drake & French Montana’s “10 Snipe Commandments”/ 9. Drake’s long lost letter to his Mom

Pitchfork

20 Best Pop & RnB Albums of 2016: (No order) DVSN – Sept. 5th

25 Best Music Videos of 2016: 25. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

Reader’s Poll – 50 Best Albums of 2016: 33. Drake – Views

Reader’s Poll – 50 Best Songs of 2016: 41. Drake – One Dance/ 31. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

Reader’s Poll – Most Overrated Albums 2016: 3. Drake – Views

This Year In Disappointment 2016: “Guess none of Drake’s friends comfortable telling him patois is not a thing you can just do”

Exclaim!

Top 15 Hip Hop Albums of 2016: 14. Drake – Views

Top 15 Sould & RnB Albums of 2016: 10. DVSN – Sept. 5th/ 4. BADBADNOTGOOD – IV

10 Best Canadian Music Videos of 2016: 9. The Weeknd – False Alarm/ 2. Tanya Tagaq – Center Ft. Shad/ 1. Drake’s – Child’s Play

Pigeons and Planes

50 Best Songs of 2016: 50. Drake – One Dance/ 10. The Weeknd – I Feel It Coming Ft. Daft Punk

Best New Artists of 2016: (No order) Jessie Reyez

Stereogum

Top 40 Pop Songs of 2016: 30. The Weeknd – Starboy/ 19. Drake – One Dance/ 11. The Weeknd – I Feel It Coming/ 9. Drake – Too Good Ft. Rihanna/ 8. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

18 Beefiest Music Beef of 2016: 9. Jeremih Vs. PARTYNEXTDOOR

Noisey

100 Best Albums of 2016: 84. The Weeknd – Starboy/69. Drake – Views

100 Best Songs of 2016: 65. Drake – Child’s Play/ 31. PARTYNEXTDOOR – Come and See Me Ft. Drake/ 26. Drake – Feel No Ways/ 23. The Weeknd – I Feel It Coming Ft. Daft Punk/ 22. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

HotNewHipHop

20 Hottest Albums of 2016: 20. Drake – Views/ 17. DVSN – Sept. 5th/ 12. Tory Lanez – I Told You…/ 11. The Weeknd – Starboy

Spin

101 Best Songs of 2016: 99. The Weeknd – I Feel It Coming Ft. Daft Punk/ 26. Drake – One Dance/ 6. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

50 Best Albums of 2016: 34. DVSN – Sept. 5th

NME

50 Best Albums of 2016: 17. Drake – Views

20 Best Songs of 2016: 17. Drake – One Dance/ 1. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

NPR

Top 100 Songs of 2016: 100. Drake – One Dance/ 15. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

Redbull

20 Best Mixtapes of 2016: 20. Jazz Cartier – Hotel Paranoia

Billboard

50 Best Albums of 2016: 21. The Weeknd – Starboy/ 17. Drake – Views

Rolling Stone

50 Best Albums of 2016: 42. Drake – Views

50 Best Songs of 2016: 3. Drake – One Dance

Time

Top 10 Pop Videos of 2016: 8. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake

Consequence of Sound

Top 50 Songs of 2016: 26. Drake – One Dance/ 15. Rihanna – Work Ft. Drake