As the end of the year approaches, Hip Hop heads will begin to hand out their awards to the "best" of 2012. Rolling Stone magazine has prepared their top 50 songs of the year in their latest issue and it will be interesting to see what tracks made the cut. 

As for the cover of the upcoming issue, it consists of Hip Hop royalty. The likes of Eminem, Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Jay-Z grace the cover which will be available on newsstands in the coming week.

What are your thoughts on the front cover and who do you think landed at the number one spot on their list of the best 50 songs of 2012?