The first thing everyone says on New Year's Eve is: "This is my year." That, and: "We're getting wasted tonight." But for many artists, this will be their year to shine and stake a claim as a genuine star. The selection of relatively new rappers on the video above have all taken their turns putting up shots in 2013, but are now looking to jump into the big leagues. Peep the five lyricists we've picked to murder 2014, and let us know who you else you think is ready to put the rap game in a chokehold.

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