Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes


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Lorenzo Asher - Numismatics Cover

Lorenzo Asher - Numismatics

Plenty of rappers like getting money, but most love currency for the comfort and security it can buy, rather than its innate qualities. Lorenzo Asher, on the other hand, deeply appreciates the craft that goes into a coin or... Read More

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Don Speaks - Don Speaks LP Cover

Don Speaks - Don Speaks LP

Known in the Booth for his solo material in addition to his work as one-half of Tanya Morgan, Brooklyn emcee Donwill has forged a new collaborative partnership with NYC beatsmith Dash Speaks. Together known as Don Speaks, the... Read More

Ces Cru - Codename: Ego Stripper Cover

Ces Cru - Codename: Ego Stripper

Kansas City duo Ces Cru has released their Codename: Ego Stripper LP via Strange Music. The follow-up to 2013 debut Constant Energy Struggles, Ubiquitous and Godemis's second album with the powerhouse indie label includes... Read More

Jeremih - N.O.M.A. (Not On My Album) Cover

Jeremih - N.O.M.A. (Not On My Album)

Jeremih has been making some of the world's most baby-makingest music for years now and he finally has a title (Late Nights) and release date (September 30) for his upcoming album. Now that the album is locked down, so are... Read More

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The DJBooth Top Prospects EP (Vol. 1) Cover

The DJBooth Top Prospects EP (Vol. 1)

A month ago we announced our new Top Prospects series, aimed at identifying some of the best new talent in the game. Now, we're proud to close out our first group of artists with the inaugural Top Prospects EP, featuring... Read More

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King avriel - thesis Cover

King avriel - thesis

Since King avriel burst onto the scene early this year, heads have been captivated by the Los Angeles-born singer/songwriter's talent for mixing powerful emotion with the razor-sharp analysis of a cultural studies scholar. So... Read More

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Sam Lachow - Huckleberry Cover

Sam Lachow - Huckleberry

Originally published in the 1880s, Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn became one of the undisputed classics of American literature despite numerous attempts over the years to ban it. Sam Lachow's Huckleberry LP... Read More

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Cam’ron - 1st of the Month Vol. 2 Cover

Cam’ron - 1st of the Month Vol. 2

Come the 1st of the Month, y'all know what that means. Payday, for one thing—but also another highly-anticipated installment in Cam'ron's ongoing EP series. Coming on the heels of July's reader-acclaimed inaugural entry,... Read More

Paris Jones - July EP Cover

Paris Jones - July EP

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

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DJ Blaze - Blazing Cuts (July 2014) Cover

DJ Blaze - Blazing Cuts (July 2014)

We in The DJBooth are proud to present the latest installment in Blazing Cuts, a monthly series of free, exclusive mixtapes curated by our very own DJ Blaze. For your listening pleasure, Blaze has sifted through the hundreds... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
MarQ Spekt & Blockhead - JustPlayWitIt Cover

MarQ Spekt & Blockhead - JustPlayWitIt

Think today's rap game is a little short on aggressive bars and grimy beats? Then JustPlayWitIt, Philly emcee MarQ Spekt and NYC beatmaker Blockhead's collaborative debut, is just what you've been missing. Heralded by lead... Read More

PARTYNEXTDOOR - PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO Cover

PARTYNEXTDOOR - PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO

For those who aren't already familiar with my intimate and often convoluted musical preferences, here's the background between myself and one Mr. PARTYNEXTDOOR. A little over a year ago I decided to hate him, although at the... Read Full Review

Marc E. Bassy - Only the Poets (Vol. 1) Cover

Marc E. Bassy - Only the Poets (Vol. 1)

A San Francisco native who's written songs for the likes Chris Brown, Sean Kingston and Mia Pia, Marc E. Bassy is now fixing to parlay his behind-the-scenes experience into a solo career as a recording artist. Step one in... Read More

Sir Michael Rocks - Banco Cover

Sir Michael Rocks - Banco

Already renowned for his work as one-half of The Cool Kids, Windy City rapper and producer Sir Michael Rocks is furthering his career as a solo artist with the release of his debut studio album. Preceded by singles... Read More

Has-Lo x CASTLE - Live Like You’re Dead Cover

Has-Lo x CASTLE - Live Like You’re Dead

Some say the recipe for happiness is to live every day like it's your last. Philly rapper/producer Has-Lo and First in Flight State representative CASTLE have a different, more radical philosophy: Live Like You're Dead.... Read More

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Customary - Compassion

In anticipation of the project's retail release on Tuesday, July 29, Portland-born, Boise-based recording artist and producer Customary is offering up his latest album, Compassion, for full, free streaming exclusively in The... Read More

Malik Yusef - G.O.O.D. Morning & G.O.O.D. Night (Deconstructed) Cover

Malik Yusef - G.O.O.D. Morning & G.O.O.D. Night (Deconstructed)

Way back in 2009, Malik Yusef unleashed his sophomore full-length and G.O.O.D. Music debut, which went on to sell 600,000 units. Five years later, the eminent spoken-word poet and recording artist returns with a free,... Read More

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