XV Songs, Videos, & Albums

Mic Phenom ft. XV & Toya - Yellow Brick Road Artwork
Artist: Mic Phenom
Featuring: XV
Mic Phenom‘s first feature may find him journeying down the Yellow Brick Road, but don’t get it twisted; unlike Dorothy’s companions, the Washington rhymesayer doesn’t lack for brains, courage or... More
Posted 2 months ago
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Featuring: XV
Album: Numismatics
Normally, I try to remove my personal opinion from a feature write-up, but not today. Wow…. Lorenzo Asher‘s latest single has knocked my socks off. It may be a brave step to put my opinions out there, but I was... More
Posted 4 months ago
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XV - Elite Eight EP Cover
Artist: XV
Booth favorite XV has made good on his promise to deliver new music through #MarchMadness, which brings us the aptly-titled third volume in his EP series, Elite Eight. Following SQUARIA native. More
Posted 5 months ago
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XV - My Town Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: My Town
As his fans already know, XV hails from a distant planet named Squaria. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have mad love for his place of residence here on Earth. The Warner Bros. signee’s latest feature, a... More
Posted 6 months ago
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XV - March Madness Vol. 1 (Madness Begins) Cover
Artist: XV
This Thursday, the NCAA March Madness tournament will begin. To ring in the festivities Booth fave and college basketball fan XV has decided to unleash March Madness Vol. 1 (Madness Begins), the first in a series of new... More
Posted 6 months ago
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Monsters, Demons & Zombies: Hip-Hop Halloween Playlist Image

Monsters, Demons & Zombies: Hip-Hop Halloween

Halloween’s here, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for listening to the Monster Mash all day and night. To help you ring in one of America’s most popular holidays, we’ve put together a playlist... More
Posted 10 months ago
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Lorenzo Asher ft. XV - The Color of Ignorance Artwork
Featuring: XV
Having contemplated his prospects in the hip-hop game on his debut feature, the aptly-titled Begin, Lorenzo Asher shifts his gaze to the larger social landscape on single number two off his forthcoming full-length. On The... More
Posted one year ago
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Paul Marz ft. XV - Kindness For Weakness Artwork
Artist: Paul Marz
Featuring: XV
On his Booth debut, Staten Island native Paul Marz warns listeners about mistaking his Kidness For Weakness. This is a slightly confusing message, however, as the emcee’s on the mic approach doesn’t sound overly... More
Posted one year ago
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XV - Mixtape Anthology Cover
Artist: XV
In June 2008, The DJBooth featured a young emcee from Wichita, Kansas by the name of XV. A month short of five full years later, the Warner Bros. signee born Donavan Johnson has checked in with his 90th feature on our site,... More
Posted one year ago
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XV - C3PO Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: C3PO
Later today, Square Bound Music/Warner Bros. rhymesayer XV will be unleashing his 4:15 Mixtape Anthology, a project compiling highlights off each of his street albums to date, as well as four previously-unreleased cuts. One... More
Posted one year ago
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XV - Everyday Life Artwork
Artist: XV
Last Friday, Kansas City beatsmith The Awesome Sound celebrated his 22nd birthday. XV, the producer’s cousin and frequent collaborator, didn’t want listeners to be left out of the festivities. Thus, he... More
Posted one year ago
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Sikai ft. XV - Falling Star Artwork
Artist: Sikai
Featuring: XV
Sikai’s latest effort, off of his forthcoming project release, is entitled Falling Star even though the Stamford, Connecticut emcee is anything but a descending virtuoso. In fact, I think its safe to say write he is quite... More
Posted one year ago
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Emilio Rojas ft. XV & Chris Webby - Nobody F**king With Me Artwork
Featuring: XV | Chris Webby
Earlier this month, when we unveiled the winners of the fifth annual Best of the Booth Awards,  Emilio Rojas took home the Staff Pick trophy for “Breaking Through in 2013.” It might be a little early to start patting... More
Posted one year ago
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Odd Couple & Uno Hype ft. Erick Arc Elliot & XV - 100 Feet Up Artwork
Artist: Odd Couple
Featuring: Uno Hype | XV
Back in June, we heard Uno Hype lend his guest stylings to Average Guy, a track off Odd Couple‘s then-forthcoming Separated at Birth EP. Evidently, the DMV rhymesayer and Chi-town beat duo enjoyed working together, as... More
Posted one year ago
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XV - Be There Be Square Artwork
Artist: XV
I never thought I’d find myself comparing XV to classic-rocker Huey Lewis, but the two musicians agree on at least one thing: it’s hip to be square. On mixtape standout Be There Be Square, the spacefaring Wichita... More
Posted one year ago
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