Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes - Editors Picks


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Common - Nobody’s Smiling Cover

Common - Nobody’s Smiling

Rap is young man’s game, always churning old waters for the next new thing, always feeding the bones of the previous generation to the next. So it’s no surprise that only a select few manage to build careers that last... Read Full Review

Average Rating: 32121
AWAR x Vanderslice - The Winning Team Cover

AWAR x Vanderslice - The Winning Team

When a high-caliber NYC rhymesayer like AWAR and a buzzworthy producer such as Vanderslice join forces, their combined powers should leave the competition shaking in its boots. So it's only appropriate that, on their first... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Bad Rabbits - Dusted (Acoustic EP) Cover

Bad Rabbits - Dusted (Acoustic EP)

When it comes to miracles, mysticism, and modern marvels, I am generally pretty realistic. For the most part I believe that everything can be explained using logical, critical thinking and science. However, sometimes, with... Read Full Review

Jeremih x Shlohmo - No More EP Cover

Jeremih x Shlohmo - No More EP

Def Jam R&B hitmaker Jeremih has joined forces with buzzmaking Los Angeles beatsmith Shlohmo to craft a brand new collaborative EP, No More. The former's first project release of any kind since dropping his Late Nights With... Read More

Average Rating: 32121
The Procussions - The Procussions LP Cover

The Procussions - The Procussions LP

Los Angeles-based hip-hop duo The Procussions are offering up their new, self-titled album for free streaming exclusively in The DJBooth. Their first album since 2006 sophomore set 5 Sparrows for 2 Cents, the crowd-funded... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
ArtOfficial - Knives EP Cover

ArtOfficial - Knives EP

Though ArtOfficial hasn't released a solo project since 2011's Booth-acclaimed Vitamins & Minerals, the Florida live-band ensemble has stayed sharp by working with ¡MAYDAY! and Miami Beat Wave on this year's Neighbors tape.... Read More

Marsha Ambrosius - Friends & Lovers Cover

Marsha Ambrosius - Friends & Lovers

Three years and change after stepping into the solo spotlight with 2011's Late Nights and Early Mornings, Floetry alumnus Marshia Ambrosius is getting ready to unleash her second solo album, Friends & Lovers. The 16-track... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
REKS - Eyes Watching God Cover

REKS - Eyes Watching God

Since time immemorial, the battle between good and evil has been a powerful source of inspiration for art, literature and music. On his new album, a collaboration with Queens beatsmith Hazardis Soundz, REKS offers his own... Read More

FlightSch - Dreamer Cover

FlightSch - Dreamer

Like many up-and-comers in the music game, Asian singer, songwriter and producer FlightSch is a Dreamer—but we may not be calling him that for long. The stellar alt-R&B stylings displayed on his independent debut... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
SA-ROC - NEBUCHADNEZZAR Cover

SA-ROC - NEBUCHADNEZZAR

In anticipation of the project's release to online retailers on Tuesday, July 15, SA-ROC is offering up her NEBUCHADNEZZAR LP for full, free streaming exclusively in The DJBooth. The album packs a whopping 18 tracks' worth... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Novel - Red Wine & Ambien II Cover

Novel - Red Wine & Ambien II

Back in 2012, ATL jack-of-all-trades Novel came together with The DJBooth to release Red Wine & Ambien, a street album which won rave reviews from our readership. Now, the talented singer, songwriter and producer is back... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Youth Is DEAD - Hooligans Don’t Dance Cover

Youth Is DEAD - Hooligans Don’t Dance

Fresh off reinventing himself as Youth Is DEAD, the Harlem singer, songwriter and producer formerly known as iFFy the Badman has made his artistic rebirth official with the release of a brand new EP, Hooligans Don't Dance.... Read More

Illa Ghee - Social Graffiti Cover

Illa Ghee - Social Graffiti

In conjunction with the project's release through his IMOR ENT. imprint, via Diamond Media 360, Illa Ghee is now offering up his Social Graffiti LP for free, full streaming and direct purchase exclusively in The DJBooth. The... Read More

Paris Jones - June EP Cover

Paris Jones - June EP

Los Angeles emcee and producer Paris Jones has come together with The DJBooth to bring fans his latest street release, the June EP. The sixth in a series of 12 monthly EPs that Jones plans to release over the course of the... Read More

Sebastian Mikael - Speechless Cover

Sebastian Mikael - Speechless

Ever experienced a piece of music so amazing it left you at a loss for words? If not, you probably haven't listened to Sebastian Mikael. With his debut album, the Slip-N-Slide signee hopes to render pop-lovers Speechless.... Read More

Buckshot & P-Money - BackPack Travels Cover

Buckshot & P-Money - BackPack Travels

Buckshot, the Brooklyn underground mainstay who rose to fame as one-third of Black Moon, has joined forces with New Zealand beatsmith P-Money to craft a brand new joint full-length. On BackPack Travels, the duo showcase... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Ed Sheeran - X Cover

Ed Sheeran - X

In 2011, Ed Sheeran dropped +, a debut album that marked his first major breakthrough on the international scene. Fast-forward three years and the English singer/songwriter and producer is parlaying that success into... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
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