Breaking Back Through in 2011

Reader's Pick

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Lil Wayne

It's a sign of how normally prodigious the man is that two albums, several singles and numerous features counts as an off year for Lil Wayne (that little stint in Rikers obviously slowed him down, but not by much). Clearly DJBooth readers are convinced Weezy will come back from prison hungrier and more focused than ever. The doors open Wayne, it's up to you to walk through it.

Runner Up:
Dr. Dre

Staff Pick

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Dr. Dre

Seeing Dr. Dre's name attached to a Best of the Booth award can only mean one thing - Detox! If the good doctor can finally drop his epically delayed album, and it's anywhere as good as expected, we'll be looking at a comeback of historic hip-hop proportions. 2011 very well could end up being Dre's year - in fact, we're betting on it.

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