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2012 Sounded Good: The Best Breakout Music Acts In Los Angeles

Twelve years into the new millennium, an exhilarating breed of performing artists has moved to the front of the class, further cementing the city’s preponderance as a mothership for fresh development of pop, hip-hop, rap, jazz, R&B, classic music and an ambrosial fusion of those styles that have continued to influence today’s society. These distinguished minds accomplished more than living up to the public’s expectations boasting community activism, relentless dedication to their craft and admirable determination alongside some of the best music the city has seen.

CBS Los Angeles–12/27/2012