K. Sparks Songs


K. Sparks

K. Sparks - Everywhere

While jazzy, boom bap-informed cuts are K. Sparks‘s usual fare, those who have followed the Queens phenom since his early Booth features know that his limitations are essentially nil. Everywhere, single numero dos off...Read More

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K. Sparks - Vintage Art Artwork

K. Sparks - Vintage Art

Holy sh*t, has it really been over three months since we featured a fresh song from Queens phenom K. Sparks? To answer my own rhetorical question, yes; yes it has. Today, the perennial Booth fave ends his unusually lengthy...Read More

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K. Sparks - Black Mona Lisa Artwork

K. Sparks - Black Mona Lisa

Every day in New York City, hundreds of men and woman engage in silent flirtation on crowded subway cars, and part without exchanging a word. Some go so far as to post a Missed Connection on Craigslist, in the (likely vain)...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Monique Danielle - Winters Theme (RIP Laura Hunter) Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Monique Danielle - Winters Theme (RIP Laura Hunter)

The best songs are always those which with the listener can relate. Sadly, there are a large number of our readers who know what K. Sparks is going through. The newly-released Winters Theme (RIP Laura Hunter) is dedicated to...Read More

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K. Sparks - 1985 Artwork

K. Sparks - 1985

1985 was a banner year for the emerging genre of hip-hop, yielding such acclaimed LPs as Run-D.M.C.‘s King of Rock, LL Cool J‘s The Radio and Mantronix’s The Album. For K. Sparks, however, it was a time not...Read More

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K. Sparks - Come Again Artwork

K. Sparks - Come Again

Of all the phenomenal lyricists that grace our pages on a regular basis, K. Sparks is consistently one of the most rewindable; too densely-packed with punchlines, allusions and memorable turns of phrase to digest in one go,...Read More

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Jermiside & Danny Diggs ft. Theory Hazit, K. Sparks & DJ Mayhem - Book of Rhymes Artwork

Jermiside & Danny Diggs ft. Theory Hazit, K. Sparks & DJ Mayhem - Book of Rhymes

In a day and age when heavyweight rappers boast of not writing their verses down, Jermiside continues to tote his trusty Book of Rhymes wherever he goes. Single numero uno off his sophomore collaborative set with Irish...Read More

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K. Sparks - Pardon My Back Artwork

K. Sparks - Pardon My Back

Absent from our pages since July, when he dropped off the seasonally-inappropriate, yet dope Autumn Blues, Queens phenom K. Sparks makes his return to the Booth with a freshly-minted non-album loosie. On Pardon My Back,...Read More

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K. Sparks - Autumn Blues Artwork

K. Sparks - Autumn Blues

I know what you’re thinking: how the f**k could K. Sparks have the Autumn Blues in the middle of April? Maybe he recorded the song last fall. Perhaps, like God, quality hip-hop transcends space and time. Whatever the...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Angelous - HTNC (Humble’s The New Cocky) Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Angelous - HTNC (Humble’s The New Cocky)

As you must already know, June is a huge month for new album releases. J. Cole, Kanye and Mac Miller are all set to drop their latest LPs on 6/18, and a week later Wale’s The Gifted hits literal and digital shelves. ...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Nation - Blindfolds Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Nation - Blindfolds

If it’s true that the absence of one sense makes the others more acute, then y’all might want to put on your Blindfolds for this one. Actually, you might want to plug your noses, too—your ears are gonna need all...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Paul Rivers Bailey - Home School Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Paul Rivers Bailey - Home School

In hip-hop we always hear about new school vs. old school. K. Sparks prefers a third option, however, which incorporates elements from both.  On Home School, the first single of his upcoming album, the Queens native and...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Tina Quallo - Dreamer Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Tina Quallo - Dreamer

K. Sparks’ Christian faith isn’t typically the overt topic of his rhymes, but if you do as the title of his new album says and Read Between the Lines, you’ll find that it’s one of the driving forces...Read More

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K. Sparks - Wonder Years Artwork

K. Sparks - Wonder Years

No, K. Sparks’ latest feature isn’t a hip-hop tribute to the late-‘80s/early-‘90s comedy-drama starring Fred Savage—as dope as that would undoubtedly be. Instead, single numéro cinq off the Queens...Read More

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K. Sparks - Stimulus Package Artwork

K. Sparks - Stimulus Package

How do you jump-start an ailing hip-hop economy? Whereas some laissez-faire rap pundits would advise austerity measures destined to benefit only the flyest one percent, K. Sparks is a Keynesian at heart. On the latest single...Read More

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K. Sparks - Smooth Cafe Artwork

K. Sparks - Smooth Cafe

Sometimes, a K. Sparks song grabs you and shakes you by the shoulders, demanding you wake up to the truth (see: his last feature, Leaders). Other times, the Queens phenom’s music is as mellow, yet stimulating as a...Read More

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K. Sparks - Leaders Artwork

K. Sparks - Leaders

A Show Off K. Sparks may be, but the Queens rhymesayer’s not just in the game to flaunt his mic skills. Look beneath the braggadocious bluster and twisty flows, and you’ll see a man with a sharp critique of the...Read More

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K. Sparks - Show Off Artwork

K. Sparks - Show Off

Even in an industry as heavily populated with braggarts as the hip-hop game, nobody can Show Off like K. Sparks. The man can tackle a thought-provoking concept record, to be sure—check out his last feature, the...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. 810 - White Black Face Artwork

K. Sparks ft. 810 - White Black Face

It’s not often that an emcee is bold enough to address the questionable behavior that is sometimes present in the music industry, but NYC underground vet K. Sparks does just that on his latest cleverly titled record. On...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. JAYVINE - September Lounge Artwork

K. Sparks ft. JAYVINE - September Lounge

If the dog days of summer have you longing for the comfort of a cool September afternoon, then Freestyle Series alumn K. Sparks might have just the cure. Sparks’ September Lounge, the title track from the artist’s...Read More

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K. Sparks - Humble’s the New Cocky Artwork

K. Sparks - Humble’s the New Cocky

Don’t worry, Booth readers: on lead EP single Humble’s the New Cocky, K. Sparks isn’t suggesting rap transition from a braggadocio-based paradigm to a competition for who can be the most passive-aggressively...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Eric Biddines & JAYVINE - 88 Chevy Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Eric Biddines & JAYVINE - 88 Chevy

Throughout the last couple decades of hip-hop, the opening bars of Hank Crawford’s Wildflower have been synonymous with introspective personal narrative: Johnny “J” flipped the record to back 2Pac‘s...Read More

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K. Sparks - Clair Artwork

K. Sparks - Clair

For all the “pimpin’” talk in hip-hop, few rappers are compassionate or brave enough to look at the situation from the prostitute’s point of view; often driven into the line of work by desperate poverty, the...Read More

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Sean Fresh ft. K. Sparks - Love With a Friend Artwork

Sean Fresh ft. K. Sparks - Love With a Friend

It seems like such a good idea. You’re already good friends, you always have a good time together, so why not go ahead and turn that friend into a lover? Here to answer that question is newcomer Sean Fresh, a Little...Read More

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K. Sparks - The Return Artwork

K. Sparks - The Return

I wasn’t aware that K. Sparks had gone anywhere—his last feature, Baggage Handlers, hit our front page mere weeks ago—but, regardless, he’s back. On The Return, Bugseed‘s jazzy sample work sets...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Sabina Ddumba - Baggage Handlers Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Sabina Ddumba - Baggage Handlers

With the sheer number of hip-hop records centered around international travel, it’s a surprise that nobody’s thought to show a little love to those hard-working individuals who make sure our sh*t gets from point A...Read More

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K. Sparks - Black Artwork

K. Sparks - Black

For K. Sparks, being “Black” is about more than a simple quantity of melanin (or a penchant for absorbing light rays). It’s shorthand for an entire state of mind, a drive to succeed, an intimate familiarity with the...Read More

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K. Sparks - The Cotton Club Artwork

K. Sparks - The Cotton Club

Ready for a whirlwind history lesson, brought to you by Wikipedia? Good. Established in 1920 under the ownership of heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson (but taken over by bootlegger and gangster Owney Madden in ‘23), The...Read More

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K. Sparks - Renaissance Artwork

K. Sparks - Renaissance

If hip-hop could be said to be going through something akin to the European Renaissance—a period of renewed interest in classical sources accompanied by revolutionary progress in the arts and sciences—then K. Sparks...Read More

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JAYVINE ft. K. Sparks & Tina Quallo - Honey Dips Artwork

JAYVINE ft. K. Sparks & Tina Quallo - Honey Dips

Previously heard collaborating with K. Sparks on his first Booth feature, All I Know, JAYVINE rejoins forces with his Double Up labelmate on his latest album leak, the heartbreak-themed Honey Dips. Featuring the low-key...Read More

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K. Sparks - Nostalgic Lights Artwork

K. Sparks - Nostalgic Lights

Break out your dairy and calendar, today marks a historic occasion. After releasing approximately eleventy-billion consecutive dope tracks (I said approximately) The DJBooth favorite and Freestyle Series OG K. Sparks has...Read More

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JAYVINE ft. K. Sparks - All I Know Artwork

JAYVINE ft. K. Sparks - All I Know

One good turn—or, as the case may be, one dope guest verse—deserves another. Having recruited the up-and-coming emcee’s mic-murdering services on The L@st LOL and Purple Clouds, two cuts off his DJBooth-sponsored...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Rapsody & Laws - The Show Starts

After months of phenomenal leaks—and a few fresh remixes to boot—it’s almost time for us to lift the curtain on K. Sparks’ new, Booth-sponsored street album. But first, we’re making sure fans are...Read More

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K. Sparks - Gold Chain (Slot-A Remix) Artwork

K. Sparks - Gold Chain (Slot-A Remix)

In the past week, Booth readers have been treated to one dope rendition of K. Sparks’ Gold Chain after another—departing sharply from Marvel‘s cavernous, haunting original, Mulatto Patriot went for a sparse,...Read More

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K. Sparks - Gold Chain [Lightsaber Remix] Artwork

K. Sparks - Gold Chain [Lightsaber Remix]

As those who already tuned into our inaugural Remixed feature already know, we recently decided to close out our long-standing exclusive freestyle series. (Hey, all good things must come to an end.) But no fear lovers of...Read More

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K. Sparks - Gold Chain (Mulatto Patriot Remix) Artwork

K. Sparks - Gold Chain (Mulatto Patriot Remix)

250 dope tracks after we started DJBooth decided it was time to bring our exclusive freestyle series to a close. But what to do for an encore? Having given emcees their moment in the sun we’ve turned our spotlight to the...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Tina Quallo - Special

Fresh off earning massive acclaim for the Jarren Benton-assisted Apple Jacks, K. Sparks returns to our pages with a Special leak off his forthcoming, Booth-sponsored street album. I mean, all of the Queens repper’s...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Jarren Benton - Apple Jacks

If you came up in a breakfast cereal-consuming household, you’re well-acquainted with the mystery that lies at the heart of Kellogg’s Apple Jacks: though delicious, they taste absolutely nothing like apples....Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Add-2 - Chi City 2 Queens Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Add-2 - Chi City 2 Queens

Last we heard from K. Sparks’, the underground mainstay and DJBooth.net All-Star (“Booth favorite” hardly cuts it) was exhaling Purple Clouds as he contemplated the heavy topics of crime and social inequality. While...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Jayvine - Purple Clouds Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Jayvine - Purple Clouds

Das EFX-inspired ensemble banger Mic Checka excepted, the themes of K. Sparks’ recent features (Wondering, Conundrum...) suggest that the longtime Booth fave’s had some heavy sh*t on his mind. On the latest leak...Read More

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Kontact & Black Knight

Kontact & Black Knight ft. Wordsmith, K. Sparks, Rickie Jacobs & Tese Fever - Mic Checka

On the latest single off their forthcoming, NU Revolution-presented mixtape, Kontact & Black Knight take a page from Das EFX’ book, declaring themselves professional ‘Mic Checka‘s. Joining the duo over...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Angelous - Conundrum Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Angelous - Conundrum

While K. Sparks’ last feature found the longtime Booth fave Wondering about a few things, uncertainty actually isn’t the theme of the Queens repper’s latest effort. On this newly-leaked cut off his...Read More

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K. Sparks - Wondering Artwork

K. Sparks - Wondering

When it comes to hip-hop, rappers search far and wide for the right producer to work with. It’s like finding the right barber. Some give a really good cut but don’t say a word, others are your instantly your best friend...Read More

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K. Sparks - Cashmere Flow Artwork

K. Sparks - Cashmere Flow

Fresh off getting The Last L@L on his previous feature, perennial reader fave K. Sparks returns to showcase his Cashmere Flow on another freshly-leaked cut off his forthcoming, Booth-sponsored mixtape. Here, the uniquely...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. JAYVINE - The L@st LOL Artwork

K. Sparks ft. JAYVINE - The L@st LOL

Fresh off the arrival of Tomorrow Today, K. Sparks has already gotten right down to work on a follow-up mixtape release. As our first taste of the set, the Queens repper and freestyle alum drops off The L@st LOL, a joint...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Angelous - Gold Chain Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Angelous - Gold Chain

Pairing gritty, (usually) sample-driven production with gymnastic flows and punchline-driven braggadocio, K. Sparks’ brand of underground fire is as classic as Gold Chains and tracksuits – which makes it all the more...Read More

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K. Sparks - Tomorrow Today (Kurser Remix) Artwork

K. Sparks - Tomorrow Today (Kurser Remix)

Fresh off the arrival of his Booth-acclaimed Tomorrow, Today LP, longtime Booth favorite K. Sparks(a freestyle series alumnus) returns with a fresh remix of the project’s title track. Here, frequent production...Read More

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Skinny-C ft. K. Sparks - I Got This (Remix) Artwork

Skinny-C ft. K. Sparks - I Got This (Remix)

It’s always a special event when a Booth debut comes around, and while it’s a far cry from K. Sparks’ virgin voyage we’re happy to welcome Skinny-C to the family with his Watch This (Remix). The HiPNOTT Records signee...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. JD - Drummer Boy Artwork

K. Sparks ft. JD - Drummer Boy

No longer content simply to bring joy to heads everywhere by spitting hot rhymes over banging production, perennial Booth fave K. Sparks has set his sights on something bigger with his latest project – as he puts it in the...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Laetitia Dana - Please Don’t Go Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Laetitia Dana - Please Don’t Go

New York’s own K. Sparks has built a reputation, to say the least, for consistently dropping fresh music specifically for the hip-hop fiend. If you enjoyed hip-hop’s 90s era, and somehow managed to miss his previous...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Julius Francis - Let Me Fly (Kurser Remix)

Originally featured in ‘09 as part of the artist’s legendary Manic Mondays series, A Day in the Life inclusion Let Me Fly  found Queens phenom K. Sparks celebrating music’s power to lift us above the...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Cymarshall Law - Mind Elevation (Kurser Remix)

As I see it, there are remixes, and then there are remixes. What’s the difference, you ask, other than one being in italics? I haven’t decided yet; I just said that because it sounded smart. Whenever I get around...Read More

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Muggsy Malone

Muggsy Malone ft. Lyriciss & K. Sparks - Keep It G With Me

It never fails: just when Muggsy Malone‘s name has all but faded from my memory, the DMV native pops up again to remind me that he’s one of the most talented up-and-comers in the game. The latest entry in the...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Laëtitia Dana - Velvet Thoughts (Sutphin)

Soft, gentle, commodious, fluid, peaceful, soothing, placid, serene… Sorry, just browsing my thesaurus, since I figured I’d need a few synonyms for “smooth” in order to describe K. Sparks’ latest...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Ahmad - Black Magic

“Hey, didn’t K. Sparks have a record about Magic featured back in August?” Indeed he did, and received rave Booth reviews for his trouble. Far from being a retread, however, newly-leaked cut Black Magic is proof the...Read More

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K. Sparks - Go Get Em

Fresh off rocking the stage at AC3 2010, Booth mainstay and freestyle series alum K. Sparks is back to prove for the umpteenth time that he could out-rhyme your favorite rapper any day of the week. Unless your favorite rapper...Read More

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K. Sparks - Bounce Artwork

K. Sparks - Bounce

Having set the online hip-hop community on fire with chapters one (The Collaborations) and two (The Demonstration), K. Sparks is now getting ready to drop the thrilling conclusion to his mixtape Trilogy, which will find the...Read More

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K. Sparks - Magic

If a sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from Magic (as was famously stated by science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke), then K. Sparks must be the hip-hop equivalent of Gandalf the Grey. That is, if you...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Jeff Chery - I Bet He’s Nice Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Jeff Chery - I Bet He’s Nice

There are few experiences more crushing than getting dumped, and then watching your ex walk straight into the arms of another guy (or girl). While I doubt there’s any cure for that brand of heartbreak besides a little...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. JD - Kickin Rhymes Artwork

K. Sparks ft. JD - Kickin Rhymes

When you’re as good at what you do as reader favorite, freestyle series contributor and all-around on-the-mic powerhouse K. Sparks, do you really need a concept in order to craft a high-caliber cut? Nah – for proof,...Read More

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K. Sparks - Night Life Artwork

K. Sparks - Night Life

I’m not gonna front. With a baby daughter at home my Night Life isn’t what it once was (I’ve traded bottles for a bottle), but luckily DJBooth Nation’s favorite unsigned emcee is letting me live vicariously through...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. JD - Jazz  (We Got) [Freestyle] Artwork

K. Sparks ft. JD - Jazz (We Got) [Freestyle]

It’s no exaggeration to say that A Tribe Called Quest’s classic album Low End Theory is one of the biggest reasons I’ve devoted my professional life to hip-hop, so I’m instantly suspicious of anyone who dares touch...Read More

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K. Sparks - Caught Up

I don’t know about you guys, but at this moment I’d like nothing more than to go outside, spread out a blanket, and spend the day lazing around and soaking in the sun, umbrella-drink in hand. For those who, like...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Gripz, Beyond Belief, Logics (of ArtOfficial) & Jabee - Blue Swing (Remix) Artwork

K. Sparks ft. Gripz, Beyond Belief, Logics (of ArtOfficial) & Jabee - Blue Swing (Remix)

If there’s one thing better than taking a stroll to your local park and hopping on a swing on a sunny afternoon, it’s heading to the playground with a couple good friends to relive your respective childhoods...Read More

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K. Sparks - Go Harder

With approximately eleventy-billion Booth-approved tracks under his proverbial belt you think it’d be hard for NY-representer, freestyle alumnus and prodigiously dope hip-hop creator K. Sparks to top his previous endeavors,...Read More

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K. Sparks - Blue Swing Artwork

K. Sparks - Blue Swing

What? It’s been over two weeks since we last featured a fresh track from K. Sparks?! Say it ain’t so! Today, the Booth’s favorite Queens representative makes his return with EP leak Blue Swing, a cut on...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Chris Young - Watching Me (Kurser Remix)

When reader favorite K. Sparks asked online commenters to “Stop stalkin’ me” on the original version of A Day in the Life track Watchin’ Me, the remark sounded like the joke it obviously was. On this remix,...Read More

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K. Sparks - Momma Say

Fans of the late, great King of Pop may be surprised to learn that the memorable “Ma ma se, ma ma coo sa…” outro from ‘83 single Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ wasn’t just a catchy ad-lib; the...Read More

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ArtOfficial

ArtOfficial ft. K. Sparks - The Payback

As anyone who’s been to a Roots show can attest, live instrument hip-hop is better. It just is. So why don’t we hear more groups like Miami-based jazz/rock hip-hop outfit ArtOfficial? Only the rap gods know, so for now...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Beyond Belief - Queens [Premiere]

In the last year or so, it seems like K. Sparks has been on a mission to score guest features from every Booth-acclaimed emcee in the East (and quite a few elsewhere). Needless to say, the Queens native’s collaborations...Read More

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Epiphany

Epiphany ft. K. Sparks - Doin Thangs

As we all know, fellas hoping to impress a girl often find themselves Doin Thangs that, under normal circumstances, they would never even consider. You know, thangs like ironing their shirts, or scrubbing the toilet bowl to a...Read More

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J.D. of Duality

J.D. of Duality ft. K. Sparks - Rider

Outsiders beware – the streets of the Rotten Apple hold countless dangers for the unwary traveler. Don’t take it from me, though; take it from J.D. Of Duality, the Hollis, N.Y. Rider previously heard flowing alongside...Read More

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BOOGNIGHTS

BOOGNIGHTS ft. K. Sparks - Show Business

No longer quite as full of good cheer as he was on his last Booth feature, recent reader favorite BOOGNIGHTS spends this standout cut off hip-hop blog Everything is Outrageous’ new compilation mixtape echoing a...Read More

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K. Sparks ft. Sean Price & Julius Francis - Keep Movin [Premiere]

If K. Sparks weren’t already so busy, I think he could make some extra scratch teaching courses in time management and efficiency. As those familiar with his extensive Booth history are aware, the guy can really Keep...Read More

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Jabee

Jabee ft. K. Sparks & Phil Nash - Go and Tell ‘Em (Remix)

Just as sharks congregate at the barest scent of blood in the water, haters have an uncanny knack for sniffing out up-and-coming talent. As such, it’s no surprise that Jabee‘s attracted a few non-constructive...Read More

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