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Best Albums and Mixtape of 2013 (Best of the Booth)

Cast your vote for the Best Hip Hop Albums and Mixtape of 2013!
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Over the course of the year, we in

The DJBooth

have kept you supplied with the latest and greatest in hip-hop and R&B. Now, it's time for you to weigh in. In anticipation of our sixth annual

Best of the Booth Awards

, we're inviting our loyal readers to tell us which artists, albums, mixtapes and DJs stood out in 2013. Using your ratings, feedback, plays, downloads and pageviews, we've assembled a slate of eight front-runners in each of our 19 categories. At the top of 2014, we'll reveal your votes for the year's best, as well the Booth staff's personal picks.

Unlike in previous years, we'll be opening the polls gradually, over the course of this week. Starting Friday, December 6, and continuing on the 9th through the 13th, we'll roll out 2-4 categories daily. Readers will be able to vote on all categories up until noon on Sunday, the 29th, at which point we will tally the final results. Today, we unveil the nominees for

Best Mixtape/Street Album

,

Best R&B/Pop Album

,

Best Hip Hop Album (Unsigned/Independent)

and

Best Hip Hop Album (Mainstream)

. The 2012 reader picks in these categories were (respectively)

Big Sean's Detroit

,

Frank Ocean's Channel Orange

,

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's The Heist

and

Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city

. Read over the ballot below, then make your selections!

Update

: The results are now in! Find out who our

readers and staff selected

as the "Best of the Booth."

Nominees are listed in alphabetical order

.

Best Mixtape/Street Album of 2013:

Action Bronson - "

Blue Chips 2

"

Big K.R.I.T. - "

King Remembered In Time

"

Chance The Rapper - "

Acid Rap

"

Gilbere Forte - "

PRAY

"

Locksmith - "

The Green Box

"

Nipsey Hussle - "

Crenshaw

"

Rapsody - "

She Got Game

"

Vic Mensa - "

INNANETAPE

"

Best R&B/Pop Album of 2013:

Adrian Marcel - "

7 Days of Weak

"

Janelle Monáe - "

The Electric Lady

"

John Legend - "

Love in the Future

"

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