Statik Selektah News & Features

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Behind The Boards Interview Series: Statik Selektah

Producers are a lot like the offensive line of a football team. They can make the superstar quarterback look great, but rarely do they get the credit they deserve. Well, here at The DJBooth we say "No more." Behind The Boards... Read More
Posted about 5 months ago
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That Time I Interviewed Statik Selektah (& Almost Threw Up)

As Hallmark-y as it might be, one of my favorite quotes comes from Thomas Jefferson. It reads, "If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done." There is a rap version... Read More
Posted about 5 months ago
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Rap Remembers 9/11: Artists Share Their Stories

I'm not quite sure who first said it, but we've all heard the saying, "Time heals all wounds." Unfortunately, that notion doesn't always hold true. Twelve years ago today, more than 3,000 people were killed in the deadliest... Read More
Posted one year ago
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Duck Down & Javotti Media to Present SXSW Showcase Featuring Talib Kweli, Black Moon & More!

Austin, Tx. -- As part of this week's South by Southwest festivities, Duck Down Records and Javotti Media will be bringing together a formidable lineup of underground hip-hop artists for a showcase at Austin's Haven... Read More
Posted one year ago
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Statik Selektah & Termanology Talk Hip-Hop, Politics & More [DJBoothTV Exclusive Interview]

Statik Selektah and Termanology, collectively known as 1982, sit down with DJBoothTV's Jacques Morels to talk about their new album 2012, maturing as men and artists, watching other rappers getting rich off their blueprint... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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iStandard Producer Showcase to Visit Chicago May 15-16

Chicago, Ill. -- On May 15-16, the nationally-renowned iStandard Producer Showcase will make its triumphant return to the Windy City. Going down at Club E, the event will find 24 up-and-coming beatsmiths showcasing their... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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Slaine & Statik Selektah Offer “State of Grace” Mixtape for Download in the Booth

New York, N.Y. -- Underground emcee (and La Coka Nostra member) Slaine and heavyweight DJ/producer Statik Selektah are offering up their collaborative street release, the State of Grace mixtape, for streaming and download in... Read More
Posted 3 years ago
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Static Selektah & Yelawolf at the Fader Fort

Greetings from ATX! Wednesday was the first official day of the music portion of SXSW, and I was fortunate enough to spend a large chunk of it hanging out at the Fader Fort. If you're not familiar with the Fader Fort, just... Read More
Posted 3 years ago
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Jon Hope Shouts-Out DJBooth in Showoff Radio Interview

Boston, Mass. -- On the latest episode of Statik Selektah's Showoff Radio, Rhode Island up-and-comer (and freestyle series alum) Jon Hope sits down with the Boston DJ/producer/radio personality to promote his... Read More
Posted 3 years ago
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Exclusive AC3 Video Interview: Statik Selektah

Atlanta, Ga. -- On October 7-9, many of hip-hop's hottest emerging talents gathered in ATL for 2010's AC3 festival, which included a star-studded showcase sponsored by none other than DJBooth.net (click here to read Sig's... Read More
Posted 3 years ago
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Stream Termanology & Statik Selektah’s “1982” LP Courtesy of DJBooth & ProAudioStar!

New York, N.Y. -- On Tuesday, October 26, underground emcee Termanology and heavyweight DJ/producer Statik Selektah will release their self-titled debut full-length as 1982. In anticipation of its arrival, DJBooth.net has... Read More
Posted 3 years ago
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Statik Selektah Jumps “In the Mix” [DJBooth Interview Exclusive]

Did you know that Shakespeare predicted hip-hop would dominate the music industry? It’s true – he even gave future artists some advice: “Say as you think and speak it from your soul.” All right, so that may not... Read More
Posted 4 years ago
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Saigon Partners With Amalgam Digital to Drop “All In A Day’s Work;” Prepares for Booth Interview

Boston, MA -- Saigon has partnered with Amalgam Digital in a new deal to market, promote, and release music in a unique fashion. Saigon’s first release with Amalgam Digital will be All In A Day’s Work, a digital-only... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Statik Selektah, Prodigy & J-Zone’s Official NYC Listening Party [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY -- Last Thursday was a night of celebration as emcees, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts gathered for the official NYC listening party for not one, but three hitmakers. Post-modern haunt Stay Lounge was the perfect... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Legend, DJ Nice and Statik Selektah Bring it “Back 2 The Basics” With New Mixtape

New York, NY -- Legend & DJ Nice have reunited with Mr. Showoff, Statik Selektah, to create a new mixtape entitled Back 2 The Basics. The project, which includes new music from an impressive roster of feature artists, is... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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Termanology Throws Politics As Usual Listening Party [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY -- Last Thursday, there was cause for celebration for Lawrence, Massachusetts’ hottest poet since Robert Frost. Solefood NYC, Tribeca’s upscale sneaker boutique and art gallery, was the perfect venue to... Read More
Posted 6 years ago