The Diamond District - Best New Songs, Albums, & Features

Listen to the best new songs and albums from The Diamond District as well as features written by the DJ Booth Staff. Last updated on October 14, 2014

Diamond District - March on Washington Cover
In 2009, DMV-based hip-hop artists Oddisee, yU and Uptown XO came together to create In the Ruff, their studio debut as supergroup Diamond District. Now, five years later, the collaborators finally pick up where they left... More
Posted one week ago
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Diamond District - Lost Cause Artwork
With their 2009 debut LP, Diamond District established themselves as loyal torch-bearers for that classic boom-bap sound. Though the DMV reppers are planning to stay in their lane for much of the the follow-up, they’re... More
Posted one month ago
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5 Fresh Songs (& An Album) You Might Have Missed (9/2)

I want y'all to be locked into The DJBooth at all times. Not just because every pageview matters, but because we post a lot of new music and the thought of you missing what could potentially be your new favorite song... More
Posted one month ago
Diamond District - First Step Artwork
While the individual members have brought us a smattering of solo features in the meantime, it’s been a hot minute since we enjoyed a proper feature from DMV threesome Diamond District. If you’ve been waiting for... More
Posted about 2 months ago
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Artist: Oddisee
Nothing is For Certain but, when Oddisee steps into the Booth with a fresh feature, it’s a safe bet that the record in question is going to be dope. Thast certianly holds true for the DMV rapper/producer’s latest... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Featuring: Uptown XO | Fat Trel
Those who follow DMV hip-hop no doubt have fond memories of In the Ruff, the 2009 debut from D.C. trio Diamond District. While there are currently no plans for a sophmore collaborative effort, fans should nonetheless be amped... More
Posted 3 years ago
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As those tuned into the DMV hip-hop scene (or the Booth) are well aware, Oddisee, X.O. and yU of The Diamond District most definitely Mean Business –  if you need more convincing, simply take a look at the numerous... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Diamond District has its philosophy down pat, and it’s actually pretty damn deep: Everything isn’t always what it appears to be. Sometimes what seems only too real turn out to be, in the words of DMV up-and-comers Diamond... More
Posted 5 years ago
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Diamond District Offer “In The Ruff” for Limited Free Download

Washington, D.C. -- Oddisee, X.Y., and Y.O. of Diamond District, a D.C. threesome who introduced Booth listeners to their banging take on late-'90s boom bap with single "Who I Be\." are offering up their full debut album for... More
Posted 5 years ago
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On his Booth debut, Oddisee made the announcement that, thanks to him, “Hip Hop’s Cool Again,” and the combination of scorching hot rhymes and old-school production he brought to the table made the point... More
Posted 5 years ago
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