There’s been a rash of rising hip-hop artists on the verge of stardom this year. Despite the bevy of so-called future stars, only a handful of them will still be around to hold interest next year. Here’s a countdown of 10 hip-hop artists that made a big splash in 2010.
Shabazz Palaces - Belhaven Meridian Directed by Kahlil Joseph
An allegorical short film/music video for Shabazz Palaces shot in Watts, Los Angeles, directed by Kahlil Joseph, Photographed by Matt Lloyd. Featuring a cameo of Dante (Ernest Wadell) from "The Wire" in homage to Charles Burnett's 1977 classic film "Killer of Sheep".