AWKWORD Songs, Videos, & Albums

AWKWORD - World View [Bonus Disc] Cover
Artist: AWKWORD
Last month, NYC rhymesayer AWKWORD hooked up with The DJBooth and Morgan Stanley to bring listeners his long-awaited World View LP, a globally-minded set whose sale proceeds went to Guns 4 Cameras, a 501c3 nonprofit working... More
Posted 6 months ago
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AWKWORD - Whose Streets? Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
If you’ve ever attended an Occupy march or other protest, you’re undoubtedly familiar with popular chants like, “Whose Streets? Our streets!” and, “No justice, no peace!” As an NYC native concerned with... More
Posted 7 months ago
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AWKWORD - World View Cover
Artist: AWKWORD
Album: World View
NYC rhymesayer AWKWORD has come together with The DJBooth and The Morgan Stanley Foundation to bring listeners his long awaited studio album, World View. Five years in the making, the LP has been described by the artist as... More
Posted about 8 months ago
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AWKWORD ft. Chaundon - Gas Land (Frack Off) Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Featuring: Chaundon
Album: World View
Hydrofracturing, the practice of injecting water, sand and chemicals into the earth at high pressure in order to extract petroleum and natural gas, has the potential to contaminate ground water, damage air quality and... More
Posted about 8 months ago
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AWKWORD ft. Centri - Dedication Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
NYC underground mainstay AWKWORD has been hard at work on World View, his 100%-for-charity digital full-length, for five years. Now that’s what I call Dedication. After half a decade of perseverance, he’s finally... More
Posted 9 months ago
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Best of the Booth (Nov 17 - Nov 23, 2013) Playlist Image

Best of the Booth (Nov 17 - Nov 23, 2013)

We know how difficult it must be to listen to all the incredibly dope new audio and visual content that we crank out on a weekly basis.  It is for this reason that we’ve decided to compile 12 standout features from... More
Posted 10 months ago
Editor's Pick
AWKWORD ft. Joell Ortiz, Slug (of Atmosphere) & Maya Azucena - Go! Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | Maya Azucena
Song: Go!
Album: World View
No matter the strife and struggle life throws his way (and there’s been quite a bit), AWKWORD never stops moving toward his goals. As the NYC underground mainstay puts it on his latest single, “I keep it on the Go!”... More
Posted 10 months ago
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AWKWORD - Throw Away The Key (No More Prisons) Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Album: World View
America doesn’t do anything in moderation. When we’re thirsty we grab a 64-ounce Double Big Gulp, when we watch TV we flip on a 72-inch HD, and when it comes to locking people up, we’re not just number one,... More
Posted one year ago
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Tranzformer ft. AWKWORD & Tenacity - Rap Journals Artwork
Featuring: AWKWORD
As most producers out there are aware, picking an emcee to bless one of your babies is a very important decision. Need advice? Just ask Brown Bag All-Star affiliate Tranzformer, who provides prospective emcees with a library... More
Posted one year ago
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AWKWORD ft. Chaundon - Melting Pot (Made In America) Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Featuring: Chaundon
Album: World View
Based on the way American thinkers have written about our cultural ”Melting Pot,” you’d think that being thrown in a cauldron of boiling water was a positive and enriching experience. As any lobster could tell you... More
Posted one year ago
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AWKWORD ft. Wordsmith, Jasiri X, Jus Daze & Capital X - Notorious Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Featuring: Wordsmith | Jus Daze
Album: World View
In a tragic case of life imitating art imitating life, the nationwide theatrical premiere of Biggie biopic Notorious was tarnished by a series of shootings and stabbings (one involving Young Jeezy‘s CTE crew) at or... More
Posted one year ago
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Tranzformer ft. AWKWORD & Tenacity - Wear & Tear Artwork
Featuring: AWKWORD
When you jump into an industry as ruthless as the music game, you can expect to undergo a little Wear and Tear on your way to stardom. Tranzformer, for one, isn’t afraid of accruing a few battle scars; on his first solo... More
Posted 2 years ago
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AWKWORD ft. Sean Price, The Kid Daytona & The Incomparable Shakespeare - Bars & Hooks Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Album: World View
If you tuned in for AWKWORD‘s first Booth feature, Doctor Doctor, you already know that the Big Apple repper’s all about his Bars & Hooks. On feature numero dos, the latest single off his forthcoming... More
Posted 2 years ago
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AWKWORD ft. SoulStice, Ess Vee & CuzOH! Black - Requiem Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Featuring: SoulStice | Ess Vee | CuzOH Black
Song: Requiem
Album: World View
Need some fresh music to play at your next kegger? AWKWORD‘s got just the thing—provided you like your party music with a pitch-black edge. Described by the artist as a “frat party track with the worst of... More
Posted 2 years ago
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AWKWORD Previews Video for New Single “Bars & Hooks”

New York, N.Y. -- In anticipation of the release of his "Bars & Hooks" mini-film, Big Apple emcee AWKWORD has released a behind-the-scenes slideshow featuring snapshots from its creation. Directed by Andre Ward (for Across... More
Posted 2 years ago