Rapzilla staff picks

Published on January 14, 2023

Rapzilla announced their 2022 Awards Reader’s Choice winners. They gave us a week to vote, and the scores tallied up to select our favorites for 2022. See those results here.

The following list is the picks submitted by Rapzilla Staff and contributors. Then they tallied who appeared on the lists the most.

Artist of The Year:

1K Phew

Album of The Year:

DJ Mykael V & 1995 ‘BODEGA!’

New Artist of The Year:

Caleb Gordon

Breakout Artist of The Year:

Miles Minnick

Women’s Spotlight Artist of The Year:

A.I. the Anomaly

EP/Mixtape of The Year:

Lecrae ‘Church Clothes 4’

Song of The Year:

KB & nobigdyl. “King Jesus”

Producer of The Year:


UK-Based Artist of The Year:

Still Shadey

Africa-Based Artist of The Year:


Music Video of The Year:


Label/Collective of The Year:

Reach Records