New AWKWORD Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


AWKWORD - World View [Bonus Disc] [Album]

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... Read More


AWKWORD - Whose Streets? [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


AWKWORD - World View [Album]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. Chaundon - Gas Land (Frack Off) [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. Centri - Dedication [Stream]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. Joell Ortiz, Slug (of Atmosphere) & Maya Azucena - Go! [Stream]

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!”... Read More


AWKWORD - Throw Away The Key (No More Prisons) [Stream & Download]

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,... Read More


Tranzformer ft. AWKWORD & Tenacity - Rap Journals [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. Chaundon - Melting Pot (Made In America) [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. Wordsmith, Jasiri X, Jus Daze & Capital X - Notorious [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


Tranzformer ft. AWKWORD & Tenacity - Wear & Tear [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. Sean Price, The Kid Daytona & The Incomparable Shakespeare - Bars & Hooks [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. SoulStice, Ess Vee & CuzOH! Black - Requiem [Stream & Download]

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... Read More


AWKWORD Previews Video for New Single “Bars & Hooks” [Feature ]

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... Read More


AWKWORD ft. Main Flow, Rickie Jacobs & Mojo - Rainy Daze [Stream & Download]

Fresh off earning reader plaudits for Radio 2.0, the third release off his DJBooth-sponsored, 100%-for-charity mixtape, AWKWORD returns to our pages with leak number four off the highly-anticipated project. On Rainy Daze, The... Read More


AWKWORD ft. KRS-One, Dug Infinite & Brimstone127 - Radio 2.0 [Stream & Download]

Once upon a time, you could tune into a hip-hop station and hear music hand-selected by DJs with a personal connection to the scenes they were promoting. Today… well, let’s just say times have changed. On Radio... Read More


AWKWORD - A Tribute to My Mommy [Stream]

Showing love to one’s mother is a theme that’s run heavily throughout hip-hop. From Tupac’s Dear Mama to Kanye West’s Hey Mama, nearly every rapper finds their way to jotting down at least a line or two – if not... Read More


AWKWORD ft. El Gant, ILL BILL, Tenacity & Blame One - Metal Music [Stream & Download]

Fresh off bringing down the house with single Bars & Hooks (Keep It Moving), AWKWORD takes the pole position on Metal Music, the official lead single off producer Tranzformer‘s forthcoming street album. Over the... Read More


AWKWORD ft. GuessWho - Doctor Doctor [Stream & Download]

Don’t let the stage name fool you—when it comes to rocking the mic, Booth newcomer AWKWORD is anything but. As proof, I present the NYC repper’s current single, Doctor Doctor; premiered over on RefinedHype,... Read More