Blu Songs

Loop Snatchers ft. Blu & Nieve - What the Night May Bring Artwork
Featuring: Blu | Nieve
A buzzmaking duo consisting of French beat wizards Morritz and Myk Max, Loop Snatchers officially introduce themselves to the game—and the Booth—with debut single What the Night May Bring. Los... More
Posted one month ago
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Astronote ft. Blu - Rhymes on Paper (Vivid) Artwork
Artist: Astronote
Featuring: Blu
Considering using the recording booth as a venue to sh*t-talk your enemies? Underground beatsmith Astronote and West Coast rapper/producer Blu think you should reconsider. On a new promo single off... More
Posted 3 months ago
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Blu - The Return Artwork
Artist: Blu
“What you do when you’re name’s Blu?” Great question. In this case, you release The Return, a second helping from your forthcoming full-length. Over Bombay‘s soulful... More
Posted 5 months ago
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Blu - The West Artwork
Artist: Blu
No matter how far Blu roams, The West still enjoys pride of place in his heart. On single numero uno off his forthcoming double-album, the rapper/producer takes some time out to remind himself and his... More
Posted 7 months ago
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Editor's Pick
L’Orange ft. Blu - Need You Artwork
Artist: L'Orange
Featuring: Blu
Update: We have added the EmaLee Arroyo-directed visuals for L’Orange’s Need You single. Nearly two years after making his last Booth appearance with the reader-acclaimed Alone, indie... More
Posted 7 months ago
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Dag Savage (Exile & Johaz) ft. Blu - Don’t Stop Artwork
Artist: Dag Savage
Featuring: Blu
Album: E&J
Update: We have added the Issei-directed visuals for Dag Savage’s Don’t Stop single, which were shot in Tokyo, Japan. Some (wise) artists choose quality over quantity, but most end up... More
Posted 8 months ago
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Dag Savage (Exile & Johaz) ft. Co$$, Gonja Sufi & Blu - God Body Artwork
Artist: Dag Savage
Featuring: CashUsKing | Blu
Those who follow the doctrines of the Five-Percent Nation sometimes refer to themselves as God Body, alluding to the belief that the Asiatic black man is Allah incarnate. With that said, you... More
Posted 9 months ago
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Editor's Pick
MED & Blu ft. Dam-Funk - Peroxide Artwork
Artist: MED
Featuring: Blu
Brace yourselves, Booth readers; this one might sting. On the freshly-released B-Side off their new single/EP, Blu and MED “bubble like Peroxide layin’ in a cut.” Madlib‘s stuttering... More
Posted about 11 months ago
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Premiere
CookBook & Blu ft. Frank Nitt - We Swear Artwork
Artist: Cookbook
Featuring: Blu
Lately, Blu‘s been hellaciously busy on the collaborative tip; fresh off the release of his and Nottz‘s Gods in the Spirit EP, he’s currently working with MED on The Burgundy and, to... More
Posted about 11 months ago
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Editor's Pick
MED & Blu ft. Mayer Hawthorne and Madlib - The Buzz Artwork
Artist: MED
Featuring: Blu | Mayer Hawthorne | Madlib
Fresh off the late-October release of Gods in the Spirit, his collaborative EP with Virginia superproducer Nottz, Cali rapper and beatsmith Blu is already hard at work on another joint project. This... More
Posted 11 months ago
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Blu & Nottz ft. ANTHM, Homeboy Sandman, Sene & Johaz - Crooks in Castles Artwork
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Nottz | Homeboy Sandman | ANTHM | Sene
On the first release off their forthcoming joint EP, West Coast rapper/beatsmith Blu and Virginia superproducer Nottz took the name “Boyz II Men” literally, using the ‘90s R&B... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
Blu & Nottz ft. Rashad - End of the World Artwork
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Nottz
Over the centuries, countless artists, philosophers and theologians have shared their visions of the End of the World. As far as I know, though, the apocalypse has never sounded quite as smooth as it... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
Blu & Nottz ft. Nitty Scott, MC - Boyz II Men Artwork
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Nottz | Nitty Scott, MC
Later this month, West Coast rapper/producer Blu and Norfolk, Va. beatsmith Nottz will be joining forces to drop their debut collaborative EP. Today, we get our first taste of the project in the form... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
14KT ft. Blu - PAID Artwork
Artist: 14KT
Featuring: Blu
Song: PAID
Previously heard handling production on joints by Buff1 (10,000) and Bun B (The Life), Mello Music Group beatsmith 14KT steps into the solo spotlight with new single PAID, his first Booth feature as a... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
P.R ft. Cise Star & Blu - We Will Make It Artwork
Artist: P.R
Featuring: Blu
Normally, I try to keep my personal tastes out of my feature write-ups, but when I saw that Cise Star was attached to We Will Make It, my heart was aflutter. He might not be well known, but he is... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
xlsrebelsx ft. Blu - Sinnaman Artwork
Artist: xlsrebelsx
Featuring: Blu
What do you get when you mix Adele with The Beatles, and marinate that combo in a savory sauce of contemporary hip-hop? Frankly, I don’t have the slightest idea—but, according to the Los... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
Shuko ft. Blu - Be Yourself Artwork
Artist: Shuko
Featuring: Blu
Fans of Blu’s lyrically-driven style were (judging from the Booth reviews) caught a little off-guard by his last album, York, which found him exploring electronic sounds. Those fans need not be... More
Posted one year ago
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Blu
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Lee Bannon
Song: VEX'D
Fresh off the late-March release of his long-awaited York LP, Blu returns to our pages with VEX’D, a freshly-remixed version of album inclusion SLNGNBNGR. In place of Dibiase‘s eight-bit... More
Posted one year ago
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M.i ft. Blu - Church West Texas Artwork
Artist: M.i
Featuring: Blu
Album: Pushing Keyes
Last we heard from M.i, on the inaugural leak off his forthcoming mixtape, he was looking forward to his Imminent takeover of the game, with all the money, power and fame that entails. Much as the... More
Posted one year ago
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Co$$ ft. Kemizt & Blu - Heroin Artwork
Artist: CashUsKing
Featuring: Blu
Song: Heroin
Don’t worry, readers: Golden State veteran Co$$ hasn’t (as far as I’m aware) developed a taste for opiates. After giving Heroin a couple spins, the only connection I’m able to... More
Posted one year ago
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Blu & Exile ft. Andy Allo - Ease Your Mind Artwork
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Exile | Andy Allo
Worried that you were going to have to wait forever and a day for another collaborative feature from West Coast mainstays Blu and Exile? Well, the arrival of this freshly-minted video single should... More
Posted one year ago
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Realm Reality - Blu & Fred The Godson - I Just Want to Be There Artwork
Featuring: Blu | Fred The Godson
Sometimes, family disagreements can’t be resolved simply by talking it out. That’s when you queue up a dope beat and lay out your side of the story in rhyme. Realm Reality, the... More
Posted one year ago
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Blu ft. R.A. The Rugged Man & Tristate - Thelonius King Artwork
Artist: Blu
With dark undertones and a bass driven beat by producer Bombay, new release Thelonius King is exactly the type of introspective track that Nature Sound‘s top emcees Blu, Tristate and R.A. The... More
Posted one year ago
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Oh No feat. Blu & MED - Jones’s Artwork
Artist: Oh No
Featuring: Blu | MED
Song: Jones's
In addition to plenty of fresh instrumentals, Oh No‘s next solo album is slated to include collaborations with some of his most talented mic-rocking colleagues. A foretaste of the dopeness to... More
Posted one year ago
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Arima Ederra ft. Blu - Questions Artwork
Featuring: Blu
Who is this girl? How come I have never heard of her before and where can I hear more? These might be some questions you have after listening to the first DJBooth feature for Arima Ederra. It’s a... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
Pac Div ft. Blu & Kendrick Lamar - Cross-Trainers Artwork
Artist: Pac Div
Featuring: Blu | Kendrick Lamar
Pac Div have their Cross Trainers laced up, and they’re ready to run sh*t. Following previously-featured album inclusions Truth and Black Acura, this jam finds the well-heeled crew consolidating... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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MHz Legacy
Artist: MHz Legacy
Featuring: Blu
Time for a pop quiz: what do you get when you mix Yellow + Blue? As anyone who’s seen the inside of an elementary school classroom should probably know, the answer is “green.” Question... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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Danny! ft. Lil B & Blu - Misunderstood Artwork
Artist: Danny!
Featuring: Lil B | Blu
Album: Payback
Much of Danny!‘s recorded output is directly concerned with the experience of being Misunderstood in the music game—in fact, the conceptual narrative underpinning his latest album is an... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
Blu & Exile ft. Homeboy Sandman & MC ADaD - The Great Escape Artwork
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Exile | Homeboy Sandman | MC ADaD
After releasing their acclaimed single, A Man earlier this summer, Blu and Exile are back with their latest release, The Great Escape. A standout selection off of their recently released project, Give... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Blu - Rap Dope Artwork
Artist: Blu
Though Blu‘s product is a little more sophisticated than what many of his peers in the game are pushing, the Cali rapper/producer bears no illusions about his role: whatever else you seek to... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
Blu x Exile - A Man Artwork
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Exile
Song: A Man
The last time we heard some collaborative work from Blu and Exile it was last October and we were all bumping When Nothing’s Left. That hiatus ends today with the previously unreleased A Man, a... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Sene ft. Blu - backboards. Artwork
Artist: Sene
Featuring: Blu
Fresh off bringing us the inaugural leak and title track off his next project, Sene returns with a video off the project. On Backboards., Sene’s own string-sampled grooves set the stage for... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Blu ft. Mela Machinko - Kiss the Sky Artwork
Artist: Blu
Not featured on the solo tip since this past December, when he stepped into the Booth with The Clean Hand, Blu makes his triumphant return to our pages with Kiss the Sky, a fresh promo single inspired... More
Posted 2 years ago
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ANTHM ft. Blu - Polaris Artwork
Artist: ANTHM
Featuring: Blu
Song: Polaris
Every big dreamer has one or more idols, who guide their efforts and exemplify what they wish to become. ANTHM‘s just so happens to be a flaming ball of gas, not another rapper. Determined to... More
Posted 2 years ago
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ScienZe x King I Divine ft. Sene, Blu & Britain Parker - Happiness Is Artwork
Artist: ScienZe
Featuring: Sene | Blu
Last heard getting ready for an evening out on inaugural mixtape leak Enjoy Tonight, ScienZ continues in that cut’s positive vein on follow-up Happiness Is. Here, project collaborator King I... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Roc C ft. Rapper Big Pooh & Blu - Styllions Artwork
Artist: Roc C
Featuring: Rapper Big Pooh | Blu
Fresh off the release of his latest full-length, Roc C returns to our pages with a freshly-released standout cut. On Styllions, the Oxnard, California underground mainstay goes toe-to-toe with Little... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Blu
Artist: Blu
When industry vet Pete Rock personally passes you a fresh beat, what is there to do but blaze it and share the finished product with the world? That’s exactly what Blu did—and the result,... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Exile
Artist: Exile
Featuring: Blu
Already a DJBooth fave thanks to his production work on featured records by West Coast phenom Fashawn and many others, Exile steps out from behind the boards to make his Booth debut as a rapper on new... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Blu ft. Sene - Avenge Of The Cheap Artwork
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Sene
Contrary to Forrest Gump’s assertion that “life is like a box of chocolates” (…because you never know what you’re gonna get.), surprises and shakeups are more often than not... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Jesse Abraham ft. Blu - Words Past The Margin Artwork
Featuring: Blu
For single number two from his newly-released album One Day, emcee Jesse Abraham rolls out a feature from Blu over an !llmind beat, culminating in Words Past The Margin. On the production tip !ll... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Blu
Artist: Blu
Featuring: Pac Div | U-N-I | TiRon | Ayomari
Album:
On his latest leak Doin’ Something, L.A. native Blu keeps with his gritty underground edge, calling on the help of a few friends: Pac Div, U-N-I, J*Davey, TiRon and Ayomari. Producer Flying Lotus... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Bilal ft. Blu - Robots (Remy LBO Remix) Artwork
Artist: Bilal
Featuring: Blu
A standout track off 2010’s Airtight’s Revenge LP, Robots found neo-soul stalwart Bilal serving up the kind of hard-hitting social commentary usually reserved for underground emcees.... More
Posted 3 years ago
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MED ft. Blu - Your Life Artwork
Artist: MED
Featuring: Blu
On his last featured cut, MED schooled heads on “Where [He’s] From,” rhapsodizing in detail about the sights, sounds and surrounds of his formative years. Well aware that nostalgia for the... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Blu
Artist: Blu
If you, like me, flipped on the news this morning, odds are you were assaulted by a barrage of footage detailing global-scale tumult. For those overwhelmed by the chaos in Japan, Libya and elsewhere,... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Lupe Fiasco ft. All City Chess Club - I’m Beamin’ (Remix) Artwork
Album:
As Mohandas Gandhi once said, “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history finally get Lasers a freaking release date.”... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Andy Allo
Artist: Andy Allo
Featuring: Blu
What does it mean to be Unfresh? Well, in a recent interview, first-time Booth featuree Andy Allo explains that it’s all about “...being original, not conforming, and being yourself.” So... More
Posted about 5 years ago
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Fashawn
Artist: Fashawn
Featuring: Blu
In my review of Fashawn’s dope new album Boy Meets World I wrote that the Cali-based emcee finds hip-hop hope in a world that can often feel devoid of it. Case in point: Samsonite Man, the third... More
Posted 5 years ago
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Definite
Artist: Definite
Featuring: Blu
Times are tough. There are two wars raging, swine flu is sweeping the world and the economy is tanking harder than Heidi Montag’s singing career. Lucky for us we’ve found the remedy for troubled... More
Posted 5 years ago
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Tanya Morgan
Featuring: Blu
All of the summery music in the Booth today has got me thinking of one of my favorite warm-weather pastimes: playing the ponies at Canterbury Park, of course! Brooklyn threesome Tanya Morgan seem to... More
Posted 5 years ago
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Big Tone
Artist: Big Tone
Featuring: Blu
Like most good things in life, musical success requires a superhuman level of dedication, but the moments of triumph, when one can sit back and reflect on the achievement of a goal that once seemed so... More
Posted 5 years ago
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