Kidd Upstairs - Best New Songs, Albums, & Features

Listen to the best new songs and albums from Kidd Upstairs as well as features written by the DJ Booth Staff. Last updated on February 11, 2015

Kidd Upstairs - Genocide Artwork
As many have observed, in rap “bad” can mean good and “stupid” can mean brilliant. So I guess I shouldn’t be too surprised to find that Oakland rapper/producer Kidd Upstairs has turned Genocide into something... More
Posted one month ago
Kidd Upstairs - Philip Seymour Hoffman Artwork
Living life like an endless party may sound good, but the marathon of sex, drugs and liquor is bound to wear down the most dedicated hedonist eventually. On his latest single, Cali rapper/producer Kidd Upstairs imagines... More
Posted 5 months ago
Kidd Upstairs - Insta Gram$ Artwork
The life of an emcee on the come-up isn’t an easy one, but it does have its perks—including access to some of the most beautiful women social networks have to offer. On new single Insta Gram$, featured along with some... More
Posted 5 months ago
DEMRICK ft. Kidd Upstairs - Tone It Down Artwork
Artist: Demrick
Featuring: Kidd Upstairs
Album: Going Up EP
West Coast rhymesayer DEMRICK has joined forces with Oakland rapper/producer and fellow DJBooth regular Kidd Upstairs to craft his latest single. Though the record’s titled “Tone It Down,” listeners are more likely... More
Posted 6 months ago
Kidd Upstairs - Newman Artwork
Song: Newman
Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who’s-who of underground and emerging emcees, including rising... More
Posted about 7 months ago
Kidd Upstairs ft. XO - Descent Artwork
Featuring: Uptown XO
Song: Descent
Fasten your seatbelts, Booth readers, because it’s goin’ down. On his latest single, Cali rapper/producer Kidd Upstairs asks us to join him as he makes his Descent into a subterranean world of dope rhymes and... More
Posted 7 months ago
Kidd Upstairs - Bridge Burners Artwork
Kidd Upstairs is one hungry motherf**ker. No, literally—the Cali buzzmaker’s latest promo single, Bridge Burners, begins with him impatiently awaiting the arrival of a delivery pizza. But a closer listen reveals that... More
Posted 9 months ago
Editor's Pick
Kidd Upstairs - Picasso Artwork
Song: Picasso
Kidd Upstairs may not have the dough to fill his crib with multi-million dollar canvases à la Jay-Z, but that doesn’t mean he lacks a healthy appreciation for modern art. On his latest mixtape single, released along... More
Posted 11 months ago
Kidd Upstairs - Ashin in My Cup Artwork
At the bottom of January, The Kidd Upstairs earned rave DJBooth reviews for DMNDS, a club-ready ode to ladies of the unapproachably beautiful variety. If you were able to get together with a few of those rare specimens, it... More
Posted one year ago
Kidd Upstairs - DMNDS Artwork
Back in college, we had a term for a girl who was simply too perfect to approach: the Unicorn. Kidd Upstairs prefers to call those girls DMNDS. According to Kidd himself, a DMND is “the highest quality of woman that... More
Posted one year ago
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