Torae - Best New Songs, Albums, & Features

Listen to the best new songs and albums from Torae as well as features written by the DJ Booth Staff. Last updated on June 24, 2014

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An Indie Industry: Torae on the Realities of Making Hip-Hop Money

Ever since the inaugural inception of the recording business as we know it amongst the bustling streets of New York City in the early 1900s, a rather one-sided power dynamic distancing a small set of major record label... More
Posted 9 months ago
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Barell Brothers: The Best of Skyzoo & Torae

This one right here, is dedicated to real mother F$%@kin’ hip-hop! I love all kind of music and all kids of hip-hop (different is good), but sometimes, I need some no-nonsense rap. Well, Skyzoo and Torae just dropped an... More
Posted 10 months ago
El Gant ft. Torae & DJ Devastate - Truth Hurts Artwork
Artist: El Gant
Featuring: Torae
Album: Beast Academy
The Truth Hurts—especially when you happen to be fake as f**k. On this freshly-minted single, his first feature since March’s Five One Eight, El Gant dumps a chilly bucket of realness over his so-called... More
Posted about 11 months ago
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Skyzoo x Torae - Blue Yankee Fitted Artwork
Featuring: Skyzoo | Torae
In the ever changing landscape of Hip-Hop in New York, the city will soon have a new album to proudly represent its streets and its people. That album will have none other than NYC’s finest, Skyzoo and Torae, holding it... More
Posted 11 months ago
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See Twista, Problem & More, Plus a DJBooth DJ Showcase at The Indie Life (SXSW)

SXSW may have started as an independent music festival, but over the years it's become as corporate as a Wal-Mart stockholders meeting as everyone from Doritos to Yahoo has set up shop in Austin. However, there are still some... More
Posted one year ago
Sauce Money ft. Skyzoo, Troy Ave, Torae & Maffew Ragazino - The Borough Artwork
Sauce Money is a first-time featuree in the DJBooth, but he’s far from a newcomer to the game. His guest appearances on Big Daddy Kane’s Daddy’s Home and Jay Z‘s Reasonable Doubt speak to just how deep... More
Posted one year ago
Bishop Lamont ft. Torae & Flowers - Invasion Artwork
Featuring: Torae
Soft emcees should be shaking in their shoes right about now. On the lead single off his next mixtape, Bishop Lamont and two equally uncompromising colleagues join forces to mount a full-scale Invasion of the rap game.... More
Posted one year ago
Editor's Pick
First Division ft. Torae - The Trade Artwork
Featuring: Torae
Once you get a taste of the powerful breakbeat supporting First Division‘s debut feature, you should know exactly what to expect from the joint. If not, allow KRS-One to school you: “The boom-bap means just that / It... More
Posted one year ago
DEMOS Soundtrack Cover
Artist: Skyzoo
Featuring: Torae | Wax
DEMOS is one of the only documentaries to truly delve into the world of independent hip-hop. Through interviews with Black Thought, Talib Kweli, Naughty By Nature and many more, DEMOS provides artists with an inside look at... More
Posted one year ago
Editor's Pick
Hannibal Stax & Marco Polo ft. Torae - Warriorz Drum Artwork
Featuring: Marco Polo | Torae
Last month, B.K. rhymesayer Hannibal Stax and veteran producer Marco Polo kicked off promotion for their collaborative debut album with 48 Bars of Death, a grimy, lyrically-oriented selection which earned praise in the Booth... More
Posted one year ago
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