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Fashawn on Writing for Dr. Dre’s “Detox,” Meeting Nas, Chuck D & More

I love music, but even more than music, I love stories. That's why so many of my interviews sound less like question and answer sessions and more like conversations; really, all I'm trying to do is get rappers to... Read More
Posted one week ago

“Music Saved My Life, Again”: The Story Behind Fashawn’s “The Ecology”

Fashawn's new album, The Ecology, almost didn't happen because Fashawn almost gave up, twice. Before his 2009 project, Boy Meets World, Fashawn was on the verge of packing in his musical aspirations. He had a... Read More
Posted 4 months ago

Fashawn’s Making Hip-Hop History, Are You Listening?

In 2015, I'm willing to go to the bottom of the ocean in a candy-painted submarine to find hip-hop, but in my younger years I was wearing floaties, splashing around in the kiddie pool. I would soak up the... Read More
Posted about 5 months ago

Fashawn & Alchemist Write Prescription for “The Antidote” [Download]

Los Angeles, CA -- Fashawn, the West Coast buzzmaker who earned reader acclaim for tracks like "Life As A Shorty" and "The Outer City," has hooked up with iconic beatsmith The Alchemist to cook up a brand new street album.... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Loud.com “Streets Don’t Lie” Record Deal Contest Presents: Fashawn

Loud.com has partnered with DJBooth.net and five other high-profile hip-hop sites for their new Streets Don't Lie contest, in which six up-and-coming emcees will submit videos for their latest singles in hopes of winning a... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Fashawn Holds Exclusive Meet and Greet in NYC [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY – Whether freestyling or creating singles, Fashawn showcases the out-of-the-box thinking that's already earned him a place in the hearts of hip hop fans across the blogosphere. Last Tuesday, insiders looking to... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

Fashawn Spits “Midnight Groove” for DJBooth.net Freestyle Series

New York, NY -- Fashawn, the up-and-coming emcee who brought us "Sunday Morning (k-os Remix)" and "Our Way," has stepped into the Booth for the 21st entry in our DJBooth.net Freestyle Series. On the brand new,... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

Fashawn Excels at “Higher Learning” on New Mixtape [Free Download]

Los Angeles, CA -- Twenty-year-old emcee Fashawn, who Booth regulars may remember from his Evidence-featuring "Our Way," is back with a new mixtape titled Higher Learning. The 21-track set, presented in conjunction with... Read More
Posted 6 years ago

Fashawn Releases “One Shot One Kill” Mixtape

New York, NY -- 19-year-old emcee Fashawn has just released his One Shot, One Kill, available for free download at the link below. The Mick Boogie and Terry Urban-hosted set includes the previously-featured "Our Way," with... Read More
Posted 6 years ago