Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes - Editors Picks

DJBooth's editors and DJs select only the best new hip hop albums and mixtapes. Other sites post everything, we FEATURE only what you need to hear.

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Editor's Pick
Action Bronson - Mr. Wonderful Cover
Album: Mr. Wonderful
Since the day it popped up on my Twitter timeline, Kendrick’s To Pimp A Butterfly hasn’t left my ears. I’ve been unraveling the layers, getting lost in the groove, and filling my soul with the funk. I forgot... More
Posted about 4 weeks ago
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Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly Cover
Holy. Moses.  I'm not sure what's happening in life right now. It feels like my parents invited me over for Thanksgiving dinner, but when I showed up insted of serving turkey and mashed potatoes... More
Posted one month ago
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Mani Coolin - Hope4theYouth Cover
Album: Hope4theYouth
Like Chicago and Atlanta, Los Angeles is a current hotbed for rising talent in hip-hop. Among the most buzzing in LA is Mani Coolin, who this week released his debut album, Hope4theYouth. Delayed for more than a year, the... More
Posted one month ago
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India Shawn & James Fauntleroy - Outer Limits EP Cover
Featuring: James Fauntleroy
Atlanta songstress India Shawn and James Fauntleroy of Cocaine 80s are two of the more eclectic artists to have graced our pages in recent years, and so it’s no surprise that we have been (im)patiently awaiting the arrival... More
Posted one month ago
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Raz Simone - Macklemore Privilege & Chief on Keef Violence Cover
Artist: Raz Simone
Most artists would be thrilled to release one highly-acclaimed album or project per calender year. Clearly, Raz Simone is not most artists. Just a month after the release of his free Cognitive Dissonance: Part 2 album, the... More
Posted one month ago
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HD - The Greay(t) Area Cover
Artist: HD
When HD isn't rocking mics, the Brooklyn rap wunderkind spends time poring over his favorite academic subject, psychology. ("Philosophy is dope too," he writes.) On his next project, long-awaited street album The Greay(t)... More
Posted one month ago
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BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah - Sour Soul Cover
Album: Sour Soul
A mere two months after releasing his latest solo set, the critically-acclaimed 36 Seasons, Wu-Tang member and living rap legend Ghostface Killah has released another brand new album. Sour Soul consists of 12 brand new cuts... More
Posted one month ago
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Voli - The Wall Cover
Artist: Voli
Album: The Wall
Just shy of a year after dazzling listeners and critics alike with his self-titled debut set, multi-talented recording artist Voli has unleashed the much-anticipated follow-up. The Wall features 13 tracks' worth of fresh,... More
Posted one month ago
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Muzi - Tribe Life Presents: Muzi Mnisi the L.P. Cover
Artist: Muzi
With the R&B game more crowded with innovative artists than anytime in recent memory, it takes considerable talent and vision for a singer to set himself apart from the pack. Ever since introducing himself to our pages back... More
Posted one month ago
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Sincerely Collins - Destroyer Cover
Album: Destroyer
A year and two days after earning acclaim for Sincerely, the Mixtape, Phoenix buzzmaker and DJBooth Top Prospect Sincerely Collins has unleashed his latest collection of original material, the Destroyer LP. The 18-track set... More
Posted 2 months ago
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