Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes - Editors Picks


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Jamla Records - Jamla is the Squad Cover

Jamla Records - Jamla is the Squad

Lead by legendary producer 9th Wonder, over the last few years Jamla Records has emerged as one of the dopest indie labels working. To prove it, the North Carolina label has released their new compilation album, Jamla is the... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
The Regiment - Live From Coney Island Cover

The Regiment - Live From Coney Island

Motown hip-hop crew The Regiment has come together with The DJBooth to bring fans a full stream of their latest digital full-length, Live From Coney Island. Originally released on Tuesday, January 7, the project packs a... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
SonReal - One Long Day Cover

SonReal - One Long Day

Vancouver-based rhymesayer SonReal has unleashed his latest digital album, One Long Day. The artist's first full-length project since linking up with Rich Kidd to drop The Closers in late 2012, the 11-track set comes... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Step Brothers - Lord Steppington Cover

Step Brothers - Lord Steppington

In the center of a dimly lit studio, Evidence lounges on a purple velvet couch, nodding his head to the sinister sounds coming through the speakers. Alchemist has his back turned to him, tinkering with the soundboard, looking... Read Full Review

Ray West & OC - Ray’s Cafe Cover

Ray West & OC - Ray’s Cafe

Thanks to our friends at Red Apples 45/Fat Beats, underground rhymesayer OC (of D.I.T.C.) and beatsmith Ray West are offering their debut collaborative full-length, Ray's Cafe, for free, exclusive streaming in The DJBooth.... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Phil Beaudreau - ETHER Cover

Phil Beaudreau - ETHER

ETHER is the official debut project of newcomer Phil Beaudreau. Presented and produced by multi-platinum selling producer Dawaun Parker, ETHER was recorded, performed and arranged in its entirety by Beaudreau. Traveling an... Read More

Allan Rayman - Indrid Cold EP Cover

Allan Rayman - Indrid Cold EP

Toronto-based rap buzzmaker Allan Rayman has come together with The DJBooth to bring listeners his latest street release, the Indrid Cold EP. The follow-up to 2013 debut album H.O.H.W., the project packs a total of five... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
The Incomparable Shakespeare - By Any Dreams Necessary Cover

The Incomparable Shakespeare - By Any Dreams Necessary

NYC mic-murderer The Incomparable Shakespeare has unleashed his latest independent full-length, By Any Dreams Necessary. The follow-up to 2013's #InvincibleDream mixtape, the 10-track set comes heralded by singles "Franklin... Read More

Silent Knight - Holla Burton (5 Year Anniversary Ed.) Cover

Silent Knight - Holla Burton (5 Year Anniversary Ed.)

Jersey rhymesayer Silent Knight has come together with The DJBooth to bring listeners the 5 Year Anniversary Edition of his 2008 mixtape, Holla Burton. In addition to the 12 tracks originally featured on the project, the... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Talib Kweli - Gravitas Cover

Talib Kweli - Gravitas

Veteran Brooklyn rhymesayer Talib Kweli has unleashed his sixth studio album, Gravitas. The follow-up to May's Prisoner of Conscious, the 11-track project comes heralded by reader-approved lead single "The Wormhole."... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Q-Tip x Busta Rhymes - The Abstract & The Dragon Cover

Q-Tip x Busta Rhymes - The Abstract & The Dragon

Rap icons and longtime friends and collaborators Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip (of A Tribe Called Quest) have released their collaborative mixtape, The Abstract & The Dragon. The 28-track set is a combination of brand new material... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Mike Schpitz - Paid Time Off Cover

Mike Schpitz - Paid Time Off

In late August, Booth regular Mike Schpitz delivered The Prize Package Volume 2: Live From the Blap Cave, a free project hosted by The DJBooth. Most artists would wait more than four months, to brainstorm, create, record and... Read More

Jon Bellion - The Separation Cover

Jon Bellion - The Separation

NYC singer/songwriter and producer Jon Bellion has unleashed his sophomore full-length, The Separation. His first release since February debut set Translations Through Speakers (available for free digital download via... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Jamall Bufford - Victim of a Modern Age Cover

Jamall Bufford - Victim of a Modern Age

Jamall Bufford, the Michigan rhymesayer previously known as Buff1, has unleashed his third studio album. The follow-up to 2008's There's Only One LP, Victim of a Modern Age packs a total of 14 original tracks from the... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Mélat - Canon Ourania: The Illumination EP Cover

Mélat - Canon Ourania: The Illumination EP

Alt-R&B buzzmaker Mélat has released her new latest body of work, the Canon Ourania: The Illumination EP. The project packs a total of eight original jams from the Austin, TX songstress, among them is reader-approved single... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
ShowYouSuck - Dude Bro EP Cover

ShowYouSuck - Dude Bro EP

Windy City rhymesayer ShowYouSuck has unleashed his latest collection of original material, the Dude Bro EP. The artist's first retail release, the project packs a total of six tracks from the One Man Pizza Party auteur.... Read More

Add-2 & Khrysis - Between Heaven & Hell Cover

Add-2 & Khrysis - Between Heaven & Hell

Windy City emcee Add-2 is no stranger to The DJBooth, having been featured on our pages almost 40 times in the past four years. This week, however, he marks his signing to 9th Wonder's Jamla Records with the release of his... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
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