Nappy Roots - Best New Songs, Albums, & Features

Listen to the best new songs and albums from Nappy Roots as well as features written by the DJ Booth Staff. Last updated on April 13, 2015

Nappy Roots - Doesn’t Matter ft. Micah Freeman Artwork
Featuring: Micah Freeman
As we get closer to the May 5 release date of Nappy Roots’ 40 Akerz Project, the longtime Booth regulars follow-up their Party for the Ages with their latest single, Doesn’t Matter. SMKA mans the boards, per... More
Posted about 5 days ago
Nappy Roots - Party for the Ages Artwork
If you’re looking for something to throw on the playlist at your next rager, the latest single from Nappy Roots is… not it. Contrary to what the title might suggest, Party for the Ages is the kind of song whose... More
Posted 3 months ago
Nappy Roots - Facts Artwork
Song: Facts
Many, if not most emcees feel comfortable stretching the truth in pursuit of a dope rhyme. Nappy Roots, on the other hand, share the philosophy of Dragnet‘s Detective Joe Friday: “All we want are the Facts.” On the... More
Posted 4 months ago
Nappy Roots ft. Scotty ATL - DeepEnd Artwork
Featuring: Scotty ATL
Song: DeepEnd
Thus far in their Something’s Gotta Give campaign, Nappy Roots is two for two; both Hazy and 40 Intro received rave reviews from our readers. Now, they’re poised to turn that winning streak into a hat trick with... More
Posted about 5 months ago
Nappy Roots - 40 Intro Artwork
Last week, Nappy Roots kicked off promotion for their next full-length with Hazy, the first in a series of SMKA-produced loosies planned for release leading up to the set’s arrival. They set a high standard with that... More
Posted 5 months ago
Nappy Roots - Hazy Artwork
Song: Hazy
When it comes to authentic, down-south hip-hop, Nappy Roots always deliver that perfect dose of southern twang. The years have been gracious to the hip-hop ensemble that started in Bowling Green, Kentucky, allowing them to... More
Posted 5 months ago
Nappy Roots ft. Jarren Benton - No Idea Artwork
Featuring: Jarren Benton
Song: No Idea
How did Funk Volume signee Jarren Benton end up on a record with Kentucky underground mainstays Nappy Roots? To be quite honest, I have No Idea. Regardless, we can all be glad that it did happen, because this new single is... More
Posted 10 months ago
Nappy Roots ft. Johnny Spanish - Bigga Thomas Artwork
Featuring: Johnny Spanish
The group may be a little smaller, but the music is still as dope as before. Always introspective, but never corny, Nappy Roots continue to offer quality product. The Kentucky collective maintain their down south underground... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Nappy Roots
It’s amazing how clueless guys can be when it comes to selecting the right mood music for different occasions. (No, Nelly’s Tip Drill is not appropriate for a candelight dinner.) Now if we were getting ready to get turnt... More
Posted 3 years ago
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At first blush, Pete Rose doesn’t seem like an obvious role model for a hip-hopper. But think about it: the man came up through hard work and dedication, made hits like a motherf*cker and he was willing to “bet it... More
Posted 3 years ago
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