New Thurz Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Thurz - Right Now [Stream]

Update: The Pablo Balderas-directed visuals for Thurz’ Right Now single have been added. Next month, West Coast repper and perennial Booth fave Thurz will be releasing a brand new EP via Red Bull Sound Select. While... Read More


Thurz - The Designer EP [Album]

What good is it rocking Gucci or Armani when what's in your headphones is generic and stale? With his latest project, the The Designer EP, reader fave Thurz has created music that's fly enough to match your favorite... Read More


Thurz - 21 [Stream]

Thurz may possess wisdom beyond his years, but he’s still 21 at heart. Lately, the West Coast phenom’s been letting that young and reckless side of his personality shine, with the help of a chick who only just... Read More


THURZ ft. Kelsey Bulkin - Perfect Words [Stream]

Though THURZ has been tantalizing fans with song releases from his Blood on the Canvas EP since the top of 2013 (see: Punky Brewster, Acura Legend), the project has stubbornly refused to materialize. If you were worried it... Read More


THURZ - High Castle [Stream]

Though THURZ did get together with our own Nathan S. for a 3 Shots… interview earlier this year, he hasn’t blessed our pages with a fresh audio feature since dropping Punky Brewster back in October. Today, the... Read More


3 Shots With: The Bender (ft. Jean Grae, Jarren Benton, Wax & More) [Feature ]

RefinedHype started "3 Shots With" mostly so Nathan S. could drink with interesting people; mission accomplished. In Season One he had the pleasure of sitting down - and boozing - with Wax, Jarren Benton, Thurz, Justin Hunte... Read More


3 Shots With Thurz: NBA Comparisons, L.A. Rap Trivia & More (Video Drinkerview) [Feature ]

Next up in RefinedHype's "3 Shots With" drinkerview series, Nathan S. drinks some tequila with hip-hop renaissance man Thurz and attempts to decide what NBA players we resemble, play some L.A. rap trivia, pick new desert... Read More


Gold Rush Kings ft. Thurz - Knock Em Down [Stream]

On their first Booth feature, released back in October, the Gold Rush Kings reflected on how Surreal it will be to finally make it, after struggling for so long. Four months later, the Cali twosome are done contemplating... Read More


Thurz - Punky Brewster [Stream]

I don’t know what I expected from a joint named after mid-‘80s sitcom Punky Brewster, but it definitely didn’t involve a Jamaican patois. In fact, THURZ‘s new single has nothing to do with the show or... Read More


DEMRICK x Polyester The Saint ft. THURZ - HU$TLE [Stream]

Fresh off the DJBooth-hosted release of All the Wrong Things 2, Los Angeles rhymesayer DEMRICK has partnered with recording artist and producer Polyester The Saint to craft a joint EP. Today, listeners get their first taste... Read More


DJ Bizzy ft. MURS, Macy Gray, Tru Wordz & Thurz - No War [Stream]

Sometimes, when several talented artists come together on a song, there can be a battle for the spotlight. Lucky for us, MURS, Tru Wordz, Thurz and Macy Gray are all grown, educated adults, so instead of feuding with each... Read More


Quiz ft. Thurz - Talk Sh*t Burn Rubber [Stream]

Whereas some artists are only too happy to let beef escalate into physical altercations, Quiz prefers to Talk Sh*t and Burn Rubber. Not because he’s scared; his packed schedule simply doesn’t allow him to spend... Read More


MdotforMayor ft. THURZ & Asia Shabazz - Give It to You [Stream]

No, Boston emcee and longtime DJBooth regular M-Dot hasn’t decided to parlay his musical hustle into a career in politics (though, hell, if I were a Beantown resident he’d have my vote). MdotforMayor is a totally... Read More


Ezko ft. Andy Gruhin, Scolla & THURZ - Wake Up [Stream]

If you’ve been sleeping on Ezko, consider this your Wake Up call. On this freshly-released promo single, his first feature on our pages, the Gaithersburg, Maryland native offers a glimpse into the mind of a young emcee... Read More


Thurz ft. Cali Martyr - GOTDAMN GOTDAMN [Stream]

Last heard playing second fiddle to Pasadena neighbor Qualmes on June’s The High Road, perennial reader favorite Thurz returns to the spotlight with a promotional single sure to have fans on our pages exclaiming,... Read More


Qualmes ft. Thurz - The High Road [Stream]

Qualmes’ stage name may be one letter away from a word meaning “uneasy feelings” but, after listening to his latest effort, I can’t see the Pasadena repper struggling with fear or self-doubt. On the contrary,... Read More


Skylar Grey ft. Thurz - Final Warning (MisterMike Remix) [Stream & Download]

Last month, Skylar Grey shared her plans for dealing with a cheating ex in a not-so-conventional way on Final Warning. Had I been the ex, I would most likely would have joined witness protection instead of explaining myself,... Read More


The Antiheroes ft. Thurz & Ash Riser - So Easy [Stream & Download]

With their new DJBooth-hosted street album less than a week away from release, T-Dot rap duo The Antiheroes have decided to liberate one last track off the project for your listening pleasure. Those who appreciated the... Read More


Thurz ft. Willie B & Glasses Malone - Gravedigger [Stream & Download]

When THURZ and his homies jump on an instrumental, you can be damn sure that beat will be dead, tossed in a casket and buried by the time the track is over. The Inglewood emcee’s latest promo single is no exception to... Read More


THURZ ft. Jarell Perry - Keep Livin’ [Stream]

The current state of hip-hop is a perennial topic of debate among heads but, personally, I’m not worried; as long as THURZ’ heart is beating, I can feel secure in the knowledge that realness is alive and well in... Read More


Thurz - Acura Legend [Stream & Download]

When Thurz is rolling down the block, he prefers to do it in an Acura Legend. Not because of the vehicle’s high performance and luxurious options—although those are certainly dope—but because its model name lets... Read More


Bambu ft. Thurz - Boom [Stream]

In the title line of my favorite track off Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, Chuck D boasts, “I’m even lethal when I’m unarmed / ‘Cause I’m louder than a bomb.”... Read More


Thurz x Skyzoo x Los - The Sparks [Stream]

In an environment as saturated with talent as A3C, all it takes is the right catalyst to transform collaborative chemistry into musical gold. The Flush Music and SMKA were more than happy to play that role, and now... Read More


Charlei McQueen ft. THURZ - Better [Stream & Download]

What could be Better than a dope Booth debut from an up-and-coming artist? Try a dope Booth debut featuring the guest rhymes of an established house favorite. Charlei McQueen‘s official introduction to the music game,... Read More


Thurz - 517 W Queen Tape [Album]

With his acclaimed 2011 L.A. Riot album still getting burn and his upcoming project Blood on the Canvas on the horizon, consummate Los Angeles emcee Thurz drops off his 517 W Queen Tape. A blend of new and previously released... Read More


THURZ ft. Strong Arm Steady - Colors [Stream]

Ladies who say “I love you” then go sleep with your homies, self-proclaimed gangsters who run to the cops the moment shots ring out, so-called heads who don’t recognize THURZ as one of the most talented... Read More


THURZ ft. Johnny Polygon - Are You Not? [Stream & Download]

Fresh off getting the Booth jumping with the in-your-face L.N.S., THURZ dials back the intensity for the follow-up. Propelled by the loping percussion, delicate piano and dreamy synth warbles of DJ Dahi and J. LBS, this... Read More


THURZ - L.N.S [Stream & Download]

Those who have followed THURZ throughout his Booth career, from the hazy, new-old school bangers he cooked up as one-half of U-N-I to the visceral, rock-infused material found on his acclaimed L.A. Riot LP, know to expect the... Read More


THURZ ft. BJ the Chicago Kid - Another Number [Stream]

Paradoxical as it may sound, freeloading ain’t easy. In fact, when you reach the level of gold-diggerdom attained by the central character in THURZ’ latest song release, it’s pretty much a full-time job.... Read More


Thurz ft. Rich Kidd & Rocki Evans - Keep The Faith [Stream & Download]

It’s hard to believe that well over six months have gone by since Inglewood emcee Thurz was last featured at The DJBooth, but the site fave is back at it with his Rich Kidd and Rocki Evans-assisted new record Keep The... Read More


DJBoothTV Travels to L.A. for Interviews With Thurz, BJ the Chicago Kid & More [Feature ]

DJBoothTV's crew usually keeps well within the confines of New York City, but for our special L.A. Edition of Outside the Booth, Jacques Morels traveled to the sunny streets of Los Angeles to sit down with seven of the west... Read More


Thurz Talks New Album, Shows Smack Talk Skills & More [Exclusive SXSW Interview] [Feature ]

On March 17, The DJBooth closed out SXSW with one of the livest showcases in the history of mankind, ever. DJBoothTV's own Jacques Morel was lucky enough to catch up with Thurz, the always creatively driven L.A. fresh off an... Read More


The Road to SXSW: Thurz [Feature ]

The DJBooth is proud to announce that the Thurz will be rocking on our stage for this year's SXSW music festival in Austin. Thurzday was one half of Los Angeles' critically lauded sub-commercial rap duo U-N-I, and is now on a... Read More


Co$$ ft. J.Nolan & THURZ - Angels Sing [Stream]

For adherents of many faiths, life is a precarious tightrope-walk between the heavens above and the fallen world beneath; one must be watchful at all times, lest one tumble into the mire. Similarly, rappers walk a fine line... Read More


Thurz, Mystic & More Team Up to Save Sessions LA [Feature ]

DJBooth has teamed up with Sessions LA and Booth favorite artists Thurz, Mystic and Jahlli for a benefit concert to save an essential music program. If you live in the Los Angeles come show your support not just for dope... Read More


Thurz - Kids Story [Stream & Download]

All right Booth readers, it’s circle time—find a spot, and get ready for a Kids Story from our special guest, Thurz. Jimmy, I see you pulling Monique’s pigtails. Everybody seated? Good. (OK, I’m done... Read More


Thurz - Ni**as [Video]

L.A. emcee Thurz releases powerfully minimalistic visuals to album standout Ni**as. Off his critically acclaimed new album L.A. Riot, available for streaming and direct purchase on The DJBooth right now. Read More


Killer Mike, THURZ & Aleon Craft - B*tches & Drugs [Stream]

Three Booth-approved artists with very different backgrounds and styles, Killer Mike, Aleon Craft and Thurz bond over their shared appreciation for life’s finer things on the latest leak off Grooveshark‘s... Read More


Ro Blvd ft. THURZ - Great Going Good [Stream & Download]

If you were to walk up to Ro Blvd right now and ask, “How’s it going?”, he’d answer you without hesitation, “Great Going Good!” Which doesn’t actually make much sense—but you wouldn’t correct... Read More


Thurz Releases “L.A. Riot” For Free Exclusively on [Feature ]

When Thurz released L.A. Riot it quickly vaulted into the indie album of the year discussion. So DJBooth teamed up with the L.A. emcee to re-release the intensely artistic project (previously only available on iTunes) for... Read More


Thurz - L.A. Riot [Exclusive Free Release] [Album]

When Thurz released L.A. Riot it quickly vaulted into the indie album of the year discussion. So DJBooth teamed up with the L.A. emcee to re-release the intensely artistic project (previously only available on iTunes) for... Read More


Thurz ft. BJ The Chicago Kid - Hell’s Angel [Stream]

No, Thurz hasn’t joined a motorcycle gang. The Hell’s Angel the U-N-I alum (and recent performer on’s ATL Indie Fest Stage) addresses on this album standout is a female whose unconditional love... Read More


Thurz - L.A. Riot [Album]

It’s rare that one song can sum up an entire album, but L.A. Riot is a rare album, and Rodney King is a rare song. More than just storytelling rap, this is cinema. A less confident, and less truthful, emcee than Thurz would... Read Full Review


Thurz ft. Black Thought - Riot [Stream]

For those who haven’t been following Thurz’ march towards the release of his L.A. Riot album, let’s play a little catch up, shall we? First there was the highly rated Rodney King, followed by the highly rated Los... Read More


THURZ - Molotov Cocktail [Stream & Download]

The word “riot” typically evokes images of angry mobs storming through the streets but, according to the definition (“a noisy, violent public disorder caused by a group or crowd of persons, as by a crowd... Read More


Thurz - Molotov Cocktail [Video]

As he prepares to drop his highly-anticipated L.A. Riot album Thurz throws down some visuals to his brand new release, Molotov Cocktail. be sure to cop L.A. Riot when it drops on August 9. Read More


THURZ - Kings Keep Marching [Stream & Download]

This joint is so jazzy. The sound that is. Man, I love the horns and drums on this one. Producer Sounwave (best known for his word with the TDE roster) builds the sonic streets for Thurz to march on with his rhymes on the... Read More


Thurz - Prayer [Stream & Download]

First U-N-I break up, now everyday I wake up, somebody got a problem with Nathan S. Yes, it’s unfortunately true, the Los Angeles duo is, well, no longer a duo. In the grand tradition of The Beatles, ATCQ and Danity Kane... Read More


Thurz - Los Angeles [Stream & Download]

One of the first few questions asked of any emcee is, “Where are you from?” As we all know, many a rapper has become an overnight celeb thanks to a hometown anthem (I’m looking at you Wiz Khalifa). Fresh off the release... Read More


THURZ - Rodney King [Stream & Download]

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Rodney King beating during the infamous Los Angeles riots.  To commemorate the event, and to put it in prospective years later, THURZ, one-half of west coast duo U-N-I, has... Read More