Published Apr 30, 2012Alabama Shakes
They stole the show at SXSW, tore it up on Letterman and saw their debut enter the UK charts at #3. The quintessential buzz band.
A$AP Rocky (pictured)
Really, he's been on this meter for the past year, but the title of Pretty Flacko's upcoming debut says it all: LongLiveA$AP.
Etobicoke's finest export is single-handedly responsible for inspiring the new genre of "doom soul."
The response to this sunny SoCal band's new album been a bit chilly. #needsmorefuzzlesstwang
Rapping about being in love with Kim Kardashian will always earn you a spot at the bottom of the Buzz Meter.