XV Songs

Mic Phenom ft. XV & Toya - Yellow Brick Road Artwork
Artist: Mic Phenom
Featuring: XV
Mic Phenom‘s first feature may find him journeying down the Yellow Brick Road, but don’t get it twisted; unlike Dorothy’s companions, the Washington rhymesayer doesn’t lack for... More
Posted about 5 months ago
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Lorenzo Asher
Featuring: XV
Album: Numismatics
Normally, I try to remove my personal opinion from a feature write-up, but not today. Wow…. Lorenzo Asher‘s latest single has knocked my socks off. It may be a brave step to put my... More
Posted 6 months ago
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XV - My Town Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: My Town
As his fans already know, XV hails from a distant planet named Squaria. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have mad love for his place of residence here on Earth. The Warner Bros.... More
Posted 8 months ago
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Lorenzo Asher ft. XV - The Color of Ignorance Artwork
Featuring: XV
Having contemplated his prospects in the hip-hop game on his debut feature, the aptly-titled Begin, Lorenzo Asher shifts his gaze to the larger social landscape on single number two off his... More
Posted one year ago
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Paul Marz ft. XV - Kindness For Weakness Artwork
Artist: Paul Marz
Featuring: XV
On his Booth debut, Staten Island native Paul Marz warns listeners about mistaking his Kidness For Weakness. This is a slightly confusing message, however, as the emcee’s on the mic approach... More
Posted one year ago
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XV - C3PO Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: C3PO
Later today, Square Bound Music/Warner Bros. rhymesayer XV will be unleashing his 4:15 Mixtape Anthology, a project compiling highlights off each of his street albums to date, as well as four... More
Posted one year ago
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XV - Everyday Life Artwork
Artist: XV
Last Friday, Kansas City beatsmith The Awesome Sound celebrated his 22nd birthday. XV, the producer’s cousin and frequent collaborator, didn’t want listeners to be left out of the... More
Posted one year ago
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Sikai ft. XV - Falling Star Artwork
Artist: Sikai
Featuring: XV
Sikai’s latest effort, off of his forthcoming project release, is entitled Falling Star even though the Stamford, Connecticut emcee is anything but a descending virtuoso. In fact, I think its safe... More
Posted one year ago
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Emilio Rojas ft. XV & Chris Webby - Nobody F**king With Me Artwork
Featuring: XV | Chris Webby
Earlier this month, when we unveiled the winners of the fifth annual Best of the Booth Awards,  Emilio Rojas took home the Staff Pick trophy for “Breaking Through in 2013.” It might be a... More
Posted one year ago
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Odd Couple & Uno Hype ft. Erick Arc Elliot & XV - 100 Feet Up Artwork
Artist: Odd Couple
Featuring: Uno Hype | XV
Back in June, we heard Uno Hype lend his guest stylings to Average Guy, a track off Odd Couple‘s then-forthcoming Separated at Birth EP. Evidently, the DMV rhymesayer and Chi-town beat duo... More
Posted one year ago
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XV - Be There Be Square Artwork
Artist: XV
I never thought I’d find myself comparing XV to classic-rocker Huey Lewis, but the two musicians agree on at least one thing: it’s hip to be square. On mixtape standout Be There Be Square,... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV - Rise Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: Rise
In mythology the phoenix is said to Rise from its own ashes as it’s reborn, and while Kansas rapper XV‘s latest record has absolutely nothing to do with mythology the emcee does seem to... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Gameboi ft. XV & Jon Connor - Top Of The World Artwork
Featuring: XV | Jon Connor
I hear it’s pretty lonely at the top so lets consider the trio of wordsmiths consisting of Gameboi, XV, and Jon Connor your friendly neighborhood loners on former’s latest world premiere... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Sam Scott ft. XV - Shake The Ground Artwork
Artist: Sam Scott
Featuring: XV
A Boston-born, Minnesota-based vocalist meets Kansas emcee? Who says boundaries aren’t broken everyday in Hip-Hop? Roughly one month after making his DJBooth debut with We Get Around, crooner... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV ft. ScHoolboy Q - AaaHH! Real Monsters Artwork
Artist: XV
Featuring: ScHoolboy Q
I never thought I’d see the day when ScHoolboy Q, the author of such children’s favorites as Nightmare on Figg St. and Druggy Wit Hoes was on a track named after a mid-‘90s Nickelodeon show, but... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV ft. Raja - OccupyMusic Artwork
Artist: XV
Like what the #Occupy movement is doing, but too lazy to to take it to the streets? You’re in luck—Booth fave XV has pioneered a new way to fight against the 1% from the comfort of your very... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV ft. Slim The Mobster - Andy Warhol Artwork
Artist: XV
Featuring: Slim The Mobster
Ever since pop art icon Andy Warhol made his famous declaration that,“in the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes,” celebrities have been nervously checking their watches... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV - Be There, Be Square Artwork
Artist: XV
Back in 2009, XV stated that Everybody’s Nobody. On his new record, Be There Be Square, the first release from his upcoming Popular Culture project, Vizzy states his grandmother told him “set out... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV - Stone Cold (3:16) [Freestyle] Artwork
Artist: XV
Originally featured in early April, Kendrick Lamar‘s More
Posted 2 years ago
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Omen ft. Dyme A Duzin, XV, Denzil Porter & TS Rose - EverLasting Artwork
Featuring: XV | Denzil Porter
With his forthcoming solo album still lacking a release date, Grammy-winning beatsmith Omen continues his promotional push with freshly-minted single EverLasting. On this smooth yet upbeat selection... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV ft. Freddy High - Now Let’s Go In Artwork
Artist: XV
XV, with the help of Freddy High, has a new banger on his hands with the release of Now Let’s Go In. Opening up with a high pitched synth pattern and choir sounding harmonizing in the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV ft. Sez Batters - Squarian Anthem Artwork
Artist: XV
Put your right hand over your heart, Booth readers; it’s time for the Squarian Anthem. With the kickoff of his Midwest State of Mind Tour less than two weeks away, spacefaring emcee XV has... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV - #EndOfTheWorld Artwork
Artist: XV
It’s 2012, Booth readers, and you know what that means: the apocalypse is just 12 short months away. XV, for one, can’t freaking wait; on the Kansas City phenom’s latest EP leak, a... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV ft. Betty Trouble - Learn To Fly Artwork
Artist: XV
Hailing from the Great Plains, I can count with one hand how many artists from my state have made it to the national stage in hip-hop. Zero. The same goes for the nearby states of Arkansas and Kansas.... More
Posted 2 years ago
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XV - 27 Club Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: 27 Club
What do Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse and Jim Morrison have in common? Yes, they were all musical icons who died of drug overdoses, but that’s only half the... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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XV - Chaka Shao Khan Artwork
Artist: XV
Urban music buffs in The DJBooth are likely aware of Chaka Shao Khan‘s impressive achievements in the musical realm. What you may not know is that the Chicago pop-funk-songstress is also the... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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Los ft. XV - Get It Artwork
Artist: King Los
Featuring: XV
Song: Get It
It’s been a few months since Los stepped into the Booth with a fresh solo feature (Finally Here hit our front page in July), but don’t get it twisted—the Baltimore spitter (and... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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XV ft. GLC, Emilio Rojas & Casey Veggies - Blame Yourself Artwork
Artist: XV
Featuring: GLC | Emilio Rojas | Casey Veggies
Are you a female who rejected XV‘s advances in the past, but are now having second thoughts. Well, “you can only Blame Yourself” for the fix you’re in—though, as the... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV - Boss Level Artwork
Artist: XV
Fresh off scoring rave reviews for appropriately-titled EP title track Awesome just this Monday, Booth fave XV returns to our pages with another fresh release. On Boss Level, the reader fave indulges... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV ft. Pusha T - Awesome Artwork
Artist: XV
Featuring: Pusha T
Song: Awesome
What’s got two thumbs and knows how to spit rhymes? No, it’s not this guy—I’m probably only marginally better at spitting rhymes than your four-year-old sister. It’s that... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Donny Goines ft. Bun B, XV, Pill & DJ Corbett - Champions Anthem Artwork
Featuring: Bun B | XV | Pill
Rap anthems are typically geared towards those struggling to succeed against long odds, whether their mission is to hustle their way out of the streets, succeed in an overcrowded music game, or simply... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV - Hoop Dreams Artwork
Artist: XV
If you ask XV, his hustle is just like the film Inception... or is it more like an XBOX shooter? Actually, it’s none of the above—as the Kansas City repper (and freestyle series alum)... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV ft. Trae The Truth - Batteries Artwork
Artist: XV
Featuring: Trae The Truth
As our own DJ Z remarked last week, when the Kansas City repper stepped into the Booth with The Kick, XV is the master of the concept record—whether he’s drawing from cinematic source or... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV - The Kick Artwork
Artist: XV
On a highly-acclaimed 2009 mixtape single, XV compared his musical grind to the death-defying chases and vertiginoius leaps of PS3/XBox classic Mirror’s Edge. Two years and change later, the... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV - BITSTU (Freestyle) Artwork
Artist: XV
Not seen in the Booth since he celebrated reaching the 30k Twitter follow plateau with 30,000 (Feet up in the Sky) back in June, house fave (and freestyle series alum) XV reminds us he’s still... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Jabee ft. XV - Beautiful Day (Remix) Artwork
Artist: Jabee
Featuring: XV
How do you make a Beautiful Day even more beautiful? Throw XV into the mix, of course! On the official remix of Jabee‘s Seven-produced EP standout, Jabee is joined on the mic by Kansas... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Omen ft. XV, 4IZE, Ashton Travis & Jigsaw the Puzzla - Applause Artwork
Featuring: XV | 4-Ize | Ashton Travis
Grammy-winning producer Omen (not to be confused with Chitown rapper-producer Omen) returns to our pages with Applause, the lead single off his forthcoming EP. Here, the headliner sets the mood with... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV - 30,000 (Feet Up In The Sky) Artwork
Artist: XV
In honor of reaching 30k followers on Twitter a couple days ago XV dropped thank you single 30,000 (Feet Up In The Sky), featuring Vizzy going in on The Awesome Sound‘s tweek on Mt. Eden... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV - Phobia Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: Phobia
If you’ll forgive me for busting out a dusty old cliché, rappers on the rise should be careful what they wish for—cause they just might get it. Well aware of the speed with which dreams, when... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Celeb Forever ft. Donnis & XV - I Don’t Believe You Artwork
Featuring: Donnis | XV
To paraphrase Jay-Z, money may not lie, but both women andmen do. Of course, for a dude like Celeb Forever, the untruths that come from the ladies hurt the most – thus, as he inform us on new... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Jon Connor
Artist: Jon Connor
Featuring: XV
Think you can get under Jon Connor‘s skin? Au contraire; as the Flint native (and freestyle series alum) puts it on his latest single, “U Ain’t Gettin’ Nothin.” Sean C... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV
Artist: XV
Featuring: Jazmine Sullivan
Song: Famous
The Kid with the Green Backpack decided to “leak” one more song in preparation of his new upcoming EP, Zero Heros. This time, XV borrowed Jazmine Sullivan‘s Famous, which was... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV
Artist: XV
In preparation of his new Zero Heroes EP, Wichita’s very own XV has unleashed the project’s first leak, When We’re Done. Gamers everywhere will rejoice once they hear the Kingdom... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV
Artist: XV
Damn – when XV dreams, he dreams big. Having parlayed his fantasies of hip-hop superstardom into an honest-to-God rap career, the freestyle series alum‘s now looking to achieve a similar feat... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV ft. Machine Gun Kelly - Finally Home Artwork
Artist: XV
Wichita’s XV shines hard on new single Finally Home, featuring Machine Gun Kelly and produced by Cook Classics, who let airy synths wash over celebratory drums as the DJBooth Freestyle alum basks in... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV
Artist: XV
After playing the Clark Kent role for years, one of the brightest new-comers in the game, XV, now thinks he’s Superman. Ok, fine. So I have yet to find any concrete evidence of my claim, but his new... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Blood Type
Artist: Blood Type
Featuring: XV
Is abandoning the nine-to-five grind to pursue dreams of rap stardom an admirable act of courage, or one of youthful folly? It all depends on whether you’ve got the mix of skill, talent,... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Marky ft. XV - Is It Cool to F**k? Artwork
Artist: Marky
Featuring: XV
To ask, or not to ask? Asking at the wrong moment can wreck the mood completely, but if you don’t ask, how will you know for sure? On his latest mixtape leak, DMV repper Marky takes a... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV ft. CyHi Da Prynce, Vado & Erin Christine - All for Me Artwork
Artist: XV
Featuring: CyHi The Prynce | Vado
There’s no better feeling than clicking play on a track and experiencing a song that was produced, written, and arranged by some of the hungriest artists and producers in the game. All for Me... More
Posted 3 years ago
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XV - 2015 Artwork
Artist: XV
Song: 2015
2011, I can already feel it. This is going to be a year of great mixtapes, better albums (De-tox, De-tox!), and probably very little Soulja Boy (go ahead and say that out loud, it feels great).... More
Posted 3 years ago
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