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Wizdom - The Next Step Cover

Wizdom - The Next Step

Considering the sheer volume of unsigned, independent emcees who are constantly battling one another for a chance to be noticed and heard, artists are really best served by moving in slow and steady increments as long as the... Read More

Curtessy - Different World EP: Technically Speaking Cover

Curtessy - Different World EP: Technically Speaking

South Central rhymesayer Curtessy has come together with The DJBooth to bring listeners his solo debut, the Different World EP: Technically Speaking. The eight track project packs eight original jams from the unsigned... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Future - Honest LP Cover

Future - Honest LP

Years ago, some time between 1994 and ‘98, hip-hop’s Future was being written in a recording studio in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Outkast was hard at work recording their game changing first three albums, amplifying the... Read Full Review

Average Rating: 10321
Jesse Boykins III - Love Apparatus Cover

Jesse Boykins III - Love Apparatus

Jesse Boykins III, a Chicago-born R&B singer and producer, has come quite a long way since his first DJBooth appearance, a feature for solo single "Pantyhose," in October of 2008. Over the past five plus years the indie... Read More

Iggy Azalea - The New Classic Cover

Iggy Azalea - The New Classic

April 22, 2014, a date that will go down in hip-hop history—at least, if Iggy Azalea has anything to do with it. That, of course, is when the Australian-born, ATL-based emcee unleashed her Island Def Jam debut album, The... Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Asher Roth - Retrohash Cover

Asher Roth - Retrohash

As I talked about yesterday on RefinedHype, I have been pretty excited about Asher Roth's new project, RetroHash. I don't want to be redundantly repetitive so I'll give the abridged version. Basically, it's this, Asher blew... Read Full Review

Shabaam Sahdeeq - Keepers of the Lost Art Cover

Shabaam Sahdeeq - Keepers of the Lost Art

In anticipation of the project's retail release on Tuesday, April 22, Brooklyn veteran Shabaam Sahdeeq is offering up his Keepers of the Lost Art LP for free, full streaming exclusively in The DJBooth. His fifth full-length... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
D.O. - Down Home Cover

D.O. - Down Home

In conjunction with the project's release to iTunes on Tuesday, April 22, Toronto rhymesayer D.O. (Defy the Odds) is offering up his Down Home LP for free, full streaming exclusively in The DJBooth. The album packs 10... Read More

FL (of The Foodchain) - Young Amsterdam Cover

FL (of The Foodchain) - Young Amsterdam

On January 1, Colorado began allowing the sale of recreational marijuana. It was on this day that the state's capitol city, Denver, would officially become something much bigger. Named after the new moniker of his city, as... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
DJ Drama x Don Cannon x Trendsetter Sense - The Boondocks Mixtape (Season 4) Cover

DJ Drama x Don Cannon x Trendsetter Sense - The Boondocks Mixtape (Season 4)

On April 21, Adult Swim’s The Boondocks will kick off its fourth and final season. After enduring some pretty incredible—and incredibly hilarious—adventures over the past three seasons, this final one promises to take... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Stik Figa - The Pookey Tape Cover

Stik Figa - The Pookey Tape

Mello Music Group recording artist Stik Figa has come together with The DJBooth and Kansas City's Peddlers & Pushers Clothing to bring listeners his latest street release, the The Pookey Tape. Coming on the heels of The City... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Bas - Two Weeks Notice Cover

Bas - Two Weeks Notice

On April 29, Jamaica, Queens native Bas will release his Dreamville Records debut, the Last Winter EP. To get fans geared up for the forthcoming project, which includes pre-release single "Charles de Gaulle To JFK," the... Read More

Locksmith - A Thousand Cuts Cover

Locksmith - A Thousand Cuts

Locksmith, the Golden State buzzmaker and longtime reader fave who recently spit "Lifestyle" for our exclusive freestyle series, has unleashed his next street album. A Thousand Cuts comes heralded by lead effort "Hardest... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Dizzy Wright - State of Mind EP Cover

Dizzy Wright - State of Mind EP

The nephew of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Layzie Bone, Dizzy Wright has been rapping since the tender age of eight. Fast-forward to 2014, and the Sin City representative is one of the most talked-about young artists in the... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
August Alsina - Testimony Cover

August Alsina - Testimony

August Alsina, the New Orleans-repping singer/songwriter who has captivated listeners nationwide with his unique brand of hip hop-infused R&B, takes his career to the next level with the release of his Def Jam debut... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
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

Average Rating: 54321
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

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