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Skyzoo on His Best Verses, Songwriting Process

We like our music to fit inside in pre-fabricated boxed, for it to conform to established storylines, and writers can be more guilty of easy categorization than most. If it's loud and from the South than it's... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago

Skyzoo on the Return of Lyricism, Rapping Along With Jay Z & More

I've had the chance to interview a lot of rappers, more than I could possibly count, and I'm pretty good at counting. One of the great things about talking to that many people is that you learn just how much there is... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago

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... Read More
Posted one year ago

Watch The Official Trailer to the Documentary DEMOS: An Independent Artist’s Guide To Success

The DJBooth was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at the upcoming documentary Demos, and whether you're an independent artist or a lover of independent music, it's a must see. Narrated by Skyzoo and featuring appearances from... Read More
Posted 2 years ago

Skyzoo Talks “The Great Debater”, Upcoming Album & B-Ball Skills [Exclusive Video Interview]

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 lyricist extraordinaire Skyzoo to talk about his... Read More
Posted 3 years ago

DEMOS: An Indie Artists’ Guide to Success ft. Skyzoo [Teaser Trailer]

The road to hip-hop success is a long and obstacle filled one, a road that the makers of new documentary DEMOS has set out to chronicle through a series of interviews with an eclectic mix of industry veterans, established... Read More
Posted 3 years ago

Skyzoo Headlines Booth-Sponsored “Culture Over Everything” Showcase [Recap Video]

Providence, R.I. -- On Friday, January 27, The DJBooth came together with TuffTunezz to present Culture Over Everything, a showcase headlined by Brooklyn mic-murderer Skyzoo, with opening sets by Zumo Kollie and M3. Readers... Read More
Posted 3 years ago

The DJBooth & Tufftunezz Present: Culture Over Everything, Featuring Performances by Skyzoo & More

Providence, R.I. -- The DJBooth has come together with Tufftunezz to present Culture Over Everything, an evening of music headlined by Brooklyn underground mainstay (and freestyle series alumnus) Skyzoo. Going down Friday,... Read More
Posted 3 years ago

DJBooth & Skill or Be Skilled Present: Skyzoo, L.A. & More at Southpaw

New York, N.Y. -- and Skill or Be Skilled have come together to present a night of music headlined by NYC underground mainstay Skyzoo. Going down the evening of Thursday, August 25, at Southpaw, the 18+ show will... Read More
Posted 3 years ago

Skyzoo Offers New Mixtape “The Great Debater” for Download in the Booth

New York, N.Y. -- Brooklyn phenom Skyzoo is offering up his latest street album, The Great Debater, for streaming and download in the Booth. Featuring 16 fresh cuts from the underground stalwart (and freestyle series alum),... Read More
Posted 4 years ago

DJBooth & J. Dilla Foundation Join Forces for “Give Back” Benefit Concert

New York, N.Y. -- and the J. Dilla Foundation have enlisted a lineup of reader-approved underground favorites for Give Back, a benefit to promote musical education. Going down the evening of May 10, at trendy... Read More
Posted 4 years ago

Exclusive A3C Video Interview: Skyzoo

Atlanta, Ga. -- On October 7-9, many of hip-hop's hottest emerging talents gathered in ATL for 2010's A3C festival, which included a star-studded showcase sponsored by none other than (click here to read Sig's... Read More
Posted 4 years ago

Skyzoo Rocks Stage at RubyHornet’s “Return of the Real” Event [Video]

Chicago, Ill. -- Last Thurday, Oct. 15, Skyzoo, Naledge, Chip tha Ripper and more performed at Chicago's Dark Room as part of RubyHornet's Return of the Real event. In the video below, Skyzoo takes the stage to Nas' "N.Y.... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Skyzoo Spits “Higher Hurdles” for Freestyle Series

New York, N.Y. -- Skyzoo, the Brooklyn emcee who recently brought us reader-acclaimed single "Popularity," has stepped into the Booth with entry #90 in our Freestyle Series. On his brand new, previously-unreleased... Read More
Posted 5 years ago