Drake is the poster boy for VIBE's year-end Race Issue, his slightly menacing portrait framed by such tag lines as "Are You A Racist?", "Kevin Hart Has White Power", "Taming Rev. Al Sharpton" and "Ku Klux Klan In 2014".
The time has come to honor producers that killed it this year, with the Hottest Instrumentals of 2014. There are those that simply make beats, and then there are the chosen few superproducers that craft masterpieces. HotNewHipHop honors the chosen superproducers and artists that have crafted the following tracks--only due to the uber-talented producers were we able to enjoy the following hit records.