May is here but before we get too deep into it, here’s a playlist of some of the dope music that dropped in April. You’ll hear new music from Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre, Big K.R.I.T., Sheek Louch & Ghostface, Curren$y, Lupe Fiasco, Aesop Rock, A$AP Rocky, Jay Rock, Tha Dogg Pound, Jadakiss, Nas and more.

You can listen to the whole thing below. Related: AFH Best New Hip-Hop of March 2012 (Playlist)

Best new hip-hop April 2012 ft Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Aesop Rock, Jadakiss, A$AP Rocky, Curren$y, Wale, Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Game, Lupe Fiasco, Nas, Big KRIT, Sheek Louch, Ghostface Killah