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The 30 Baltimore songs that defined 2017

The 30 Baltimore songs that defined 2017

Baltimore music made its excellence known in 2017 through captivating music videos, fully conceptualized albums, free mixtapes, earworm singles and the myriad other ways the internet has made music consumption feel like a never-ending pursuit.

And when the songs are this good — embedding their nuances and most obvious thrills into our heads long after they end — that’s a journey we’ll happily embrace, year after year.

Once again, we chose 30 tracks from Baltimore artists that stood out most this year, presented below in no particular order. (Warning: Some songs contain explicit language.)

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