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Kweli, Mobb Deep, Murs & More to Rock Duck Down SXSW Showcase

For almost two decades Duck Down has been one of hip-hop's strongest voices, a label that's never been afraid to deliver that real (that really real) music. So you know Duck Down and the good folks at Javotti Media were going... Read More
Posted 9 months ago
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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 9 months ago
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EA Sports Invites DJBooth.net to the Playboy Mansion for “Rock The Mansion ‘09” [Exclusive Coverage]

Beverly Hills, CA -- It’s every man’s dream to set foot on the hallowed grounds of the Playboy Mansion, and now DJBooth can die happy. In partnership with Entertainment Sports Management Group (ESMG), EA Sports celebrated... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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DJ MoonDawg Unleashes Twista’s “The Calm Before The Storm” Mixtape [Download]

Chicago, IL -- Twista, the Chi-town legend who stepped into the Booth for an exclusive interview earlier this week, has teamed up with DJ MoonDawg to get listeners amped up for the June 14th release of his eighth LP with a... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Twista Takes Get Money Gang to EMI; “Category F5” to Drop June 16

New York, NY -- The Windy City's own Twista has brought his Get Money Gang Entertainment label to EMI Global Music Services. The first project under the new partnership is the rapper's sixth studio album, Category F5. The... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Twista Previews Forthcoming Album, “Category F5” at Listening Session

Chicago, IL -- Last Friday, artists and tastemakers gathered at Chicago's Self-Conscious to preview Twista's forthcoming LP, Category F5. In his review of the event, DJ Moondawg noted that all in attendance seemed pleased... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Mike Jones Reveals Album Cover, Premieres New “Cuddy Buddy” Video

Houston TX-- In addition to unveiling the cover art for his forthcoming LP, Voice of the Streets, Houston emcee Mike Jones has released a this brand new video for the album's first single, "Cuddy Buddy." Though Twista still... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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DUB Auto Show & Concert Rolls Through Chicago, Artists Talk Rides and Plans [Exclusive Coverage]

By Brian “Z” Zisook, Photos courtesy of Eric Weiler Chicago, IL – On Saturday, thousands were in attendance at Chicago’s McCormick Place East for the eighth stop on DUB Magazine’s 2008 Custom Auto Show and Concert... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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Twista’s GMG and Koch Set To Release “MOBSTABILITY II: Nation Bizness” on May 27

Chicago, IL -- Multi-platinum rapper, Twista launches his Get Money Gang (GMG) Imprint via Koch Records, with yet another anticipated Speedknot Mobstaz album entitled MOBSTABILITY II: Nation Bizness, set to release Tuesday,... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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Koch Records Ink’s Twista’s Speedknot Mobstaz In Conjunction with Get Money Gang

New York, NY -- KOCH Records and Get Money Gang are pleased to announce the release of Twista Presents The Speedknot Mobstaz - Mobstability II: Nation Bizness on March 18th, 2008. The Speedknot Mobstaz are a two emcee... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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Comedy & Hip-Hop Unite For Twista’s 5th Annual Celeb Weekend

CHICAGO, IL -- November 19, 2007 - Chicago’s favorite lyrical son, multi-platinum Atlantic Records artist Twista, will celebrate his birthday with a two-day event at Twista’s 5th Annual Celebrity Weekend. Friday, November... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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Twista New Album “Adrenaline Rush 2007” in Stores Today

New York, NY -- A decade after his classic debut "Adrenaline Rush," Grammy-winning rapper Twista releases his hotly anticipated new album "Adrenaline Rush 2007" (Atlantic) today, September 18th. The lead single, "Give It Up"... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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Twista Responds to McDonald’s Decision

CHICAGO, IL -- Chicago native and multi-platinum selling hip-hop artist TWISTA, released a statement today responding to McDonald's decision to cancel his appearance in the McDonald's Live Tour. "I am very disappointed by... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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Chicago’s Music In The Spotlight at Bombaby Sapphire’s “Inspired”

Chicago, IL -- The expression “for the grown and sexy” is often overused, especially when referring to a crowd that is set to appear at a given party or event. On Tuesday evening at Chicago’s River East Arts Center... Read More
Posted 7 years ago
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TWISTA & KING Magazine Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Miami

MIAMI, FL -- At this year’s “2nd Annual Bottles & Models”, Twista and all three of his new found Miami Angels, Hoopz (VH1's Flavor of Love), Buffie The Body and Gloria Velez will serve as event hosts. "Bottles & Models"... Read More
Posted 8 years ago