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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Alex Wiley - Village Party Cover

Alex Wiley - Village Party

Back in June of 2013, Alex Wiley unleashed his Closed Sessions debut street album, a hard-hitting project that had hip-hop heads everywhere lining up to join Club Wiley. Now, on the freshly-minted follow-up, the Windy City... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
DJ Charlie White - Halfway Home Cover

DJ Charlie White - Halfway Home

Fresh off relocating from Memphis to New York City at the top of 2014, DJ Charlie White returns to The DJBooth to bring listeners his fourth instrumental album, Halfway Home. The follow-up to 2013's Let Go, which was... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Damani Nkosi - Thoughtful King Cover

Damani Nkosi - Thoughtful King

In anticipation of the project's retail release on Tuesday, June 3, Damani Nkosi is offering up his latest album, Thoughtful King, for full, free streaming exclusively in The DJBooth. The album includes a total of 11... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Paris Jones - May EP Cover

Paris Jones - May EP

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

Nitty Scott, MC - The Art of Chill Cover

Nitty Scott, MC - The Art of Chill

Now that the mercury is steady rising, it's time to learn The Art of Chill. Conveniently for those in need of a refresher course, Nitty Scott, MC is fixing to tutor listeners in that very subject on her latest digital... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Terrace Martin - 3ChordFold Pulse Cover

Terrace Martin - 3ChordFold Pulse

Couldn't get enough of Terrace Martin's 2013 studio debut, 3ChordFold? You're in luck; to keep his hungry fanbase happy, the West Coast artist and producer has unleashed 3ChordFold Pulse, a supplementary 13-track set... Read More

$tat - Made in ‘88 Cover

$tat - Made in ‘88

A rising emcee whose musical influences transcend regional divides, $tat has made a name for himself as part of Harlem hip-hop collective Primemen. The Booth's introduction to the unsigned spitter, however, comes in the form... Read More

Pell - Floating While Dreaming Cover

Pell - Floating While Dreaming

Last summer, we featured "Ocean View 2.0," a record from New Orleans emcee and singer Pell. Little did we know -- actually, we did -- that 10 months later, the independent buzzmaker would be releasing his full-length debut,... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
The Roots - ...and then you shoot your cousin Cover

The Roots - ...and then you shoot your cousin

It's been three long years since The Roots dazzled critics and listeners alike with undun, a concept album chronicling the rise and fall of a young hustler. With the follow-up, ...and then you shoot your cousin, the Philly... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Caitlyn Scarlett - Jurassic Jukebox & Other Drugs Cover

Caitlyn Scarlett - Jurassic Jukebox & Other Drugs

Now that the molly craze has run its course, music-lovers are looking far and wide for a new fix. Not a moment too soon, Space Age Crew-affiliated R&B songstress Caitlyn Scarlett steps forward to fill that void with Jurassic... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Preauxx - Die Winning Cover

Preauxx - Die Winning

Some rappers aspire to get rich or die trying. PreauXX? He just wants to Die Winning. In service of that goal, the New Orleans-born, Memphis-bred rhymesayer has unleashed a new street album featuring 12 tracks' worth of... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
DJ Prince - Test My Sound LP Cover

DJ Prince - Test My Sound LP

Triple threat (an emcee, deejay and producer) DJ Prince has come together with The DJBooth to release reggae-themed hip-hip project, the Test My Sound LP. "As a DJ, I feel it’s our responsibility to expose as much new... Read More

Coalmine Records Presents: Unearthed (Mixed by DJ Revolution) Cover

Coalmine Records Presents: Unearthed (Mixed by DJ Revolution)

Brooklyn-based indie label Coalmine Records is celebrating ten years of independence with their hard-hitting compilation album, Unearthed, available now as a double-disc set, and for stream at DJBooth. Unearthed epitomizes... Read More

MacKenzie - Introverted Rebellion EP Cover

MacKenzie - Introverted Rebellion EP

Singer/songwriter MacKenzie has come together with The DJBooth to release his debut project, the Introverted Rebellion EP. Featured on the LA-based artist's five-track release, a mixture of modern R&B and soul, are... Read More

Freddie Gibbs & The World’s Freshest - The Tonite Show Cover

Freddie Gibbs & The World’s Freshest - The Tonite Show

Originally scheduled for release on May 13, the collaborative project between Freddie Gibbs and The World's Freshest, The Tonite Show, has been released early via EMPIRE Recordings. Included on the 10-track, nine-song album... Read More

Tech N9ne - Strangeulation Cover

Tech N9ne - Strangeulation

In addition to one of the most head-spinning flows in the industry, Tech N9ne boasts an illustrious list of signees and connects. Now, Strange Music capo had busted out his rolodex once again to bring listeners his fifth... Read More

Average Rating: 21321
Avery Storm - Audiobiography EP Cover

Avery Storm - Audiobiography EP

In October of 2012, Booth-approved artist Avery Storm put it all On the Line. A little more than 19 months later, the NYC native has now released his Audiobiography EP. Included on the six-track EP, a collaboration with... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
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