Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes


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Nas - Illmatic XX Cover

Nas - Illmatic XX

Released by the Queensbridge rhymesayer in 1994, debut album Illmatic has gone down in history as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time, and cemented Nas as one of the foremost lyricists of his generation. To... Read More

Pharoahe Monch - P.T.S.D Cover

Pharoahe Monch - P.T.S.D

Pharoahe Monch, the peerless lyricist and flowsmith who rose to fame as one-half of veteran duo Organized Konfusion, has unleashed his fourth solo studio album, P.T.S.D.. The project tells the story of an independent artist... Read More

Ibn Inglor - New Wave 2 Cover

Ibn Inglor - New Wave 2

With last year's New Wave LP, Ibn Inglor built on the foundation he established with Booth-hosted debut Gawdspeed, and cemented himself as one of the most compelling, experimental voices on the Windy City scene. Now, he is... Read More

King Mez - Long Live the King Cover

King Mez - Long Live the King

With past releases like My Everlasting Zeal and The King's Khrysis, King Mez has proven himself as one of the foremost emerging artists in North Carolina underground hip-hop. Now, the unsigned buzzmaker has returned with a... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Cee - This Is All I Know Cover

Cee - This Is All I Know

Cee is offering up his debut full-length, This Is All I Know, for full, free streaming in The DJBooth. The The Movement Fam-released project packs a total of 15 original jams from the Melbourne, Australia-born emcee,... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Freeway x Girl Talk - Broken Ankles EP Cover

Freeway x Girl Talk - Broken Ankles EP

Best known for flipping and recontextualizing others' beats and vocals, Girl Talk is going in a more traditional direction with his latest project. The Broken Ankles EP finds the Pittsburgh-based mash-up producer cooking up... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
SZA - Z EP Cover

SZA - Z EP

A few years ago, a girl with a free-flowing mound of hair by the name of Solana Rowe was passing out t-shirts to the members of hip-hop’s hottest crew, Top Dawg Entertainment at a Kendrick Lamar concert. As an employee of... Read Full Review

Average Rating: 54321
Bop Alloy - Another Day in the Life Of… Cover

Bop Alloy - Another Day in the Life Of…

Baltimore emcee Substantial and beatsmith Marcus D, together known as Bop Alloy, have released their sophomore collaborative full-length, Another Day in the Life Of... The project finds Substantial exploring a variety of... Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Chuck Inglish - Convertibles Cover

Chuck Inglish - Convertibles

Hip-hop heads in the Booth and beyond already know Chuck Inglish as one-half of renowned Midwestern duo The Cool Kids. Now, the rapper and producer takes his career to the next level with Convertibles, his first solo studio... Read More

MaLLy - The Colors of Black Cover

MaLLy - The Colors of Black

Last fall's Strange Rhythm, featured for streaming and download in the Booth, introduced Minneapolis buzzmaker MaLLy to a wider audience, cementing his status as a Midwestern rhymesayer to watch. With the follow-up, The... Read More

Leather Corduroys - Porno Music Volume II: TSFR Cover

Leather Corduroys - Porno Music Volume II: TSFR

Chicago emcees Kami de Chukwu and Joey Purp, collectively known as Leather Corduroys, have released their latest EP, Porno Music Volume II: This Sh*t F**king Raw. The project boasts five tracks from the SaveMoney duo, which... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Jesse Medina - Meet Jesse Medina Cover

Jesse Medina - Meet Jesse Medina

Bay Area emcee Jesse Medina has come together with The DJBooth and One Wise Studios to bring listeners his latest digital full-length, Meet Jesse Medina. The project packs a total of 11 original cuts from the unsigned... Read More

GoldLink - The God Complex Cover

GoldLink - The God Complex

Over the course of the last six months, DMV buzzmaker GoldLink has been getting listeners accommodated to his innovative "future-bounce" genre via a series of acclaimed remixes. Now that he's gotten his buzz up, he's... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Gee Watts - 199x Cover

Gee Watts - 199x

Kansas City, Missouri emcee Gee Watts has come together with Distant Dreams Music, LLC and 1990Never to bring fans his latest street release, the 199x LP. The project packs 14 tracks' worth of original material from the... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
CunninLynguists - Strange Journey (Volume Three) Cover

CunninLynguists - Strange Journey (Volume Three)

Over the course of the 2000s and early 2010's, Kentucky's CunninLynguists have cemented their status as one of the most dynamic and hard-hitting acts on the underground scene. Now, they are adding another brick to their... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Smoke DZA - Dream.ZONE.Achieve Cover

Smoke DZA - Dream.ZONE.Achieve

Smoke DZA, the Harlem phenom who linked up with Brooklyn beatsmith Harry Fraud to drop Rugby Thompson in 2012, has released what may well be his most epic street release to date. Dream.ZONE.Achieve, the longtime reader... Read More

Mobb Deep - The Infamous Mobb Deep Cover

Mobb Deep - The Infamous Mobb Deep

Over the decades, Prodigy and Havoc of Mobb Deep have become known for their raw and uncompromising approach to hip-hop; some might even say that they're infamous. The East Coast veterans' eighth studio album, The Infamous... Read More

Average Rating: 32121
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