Joell Ortiz Songs


D.O. ft. Saukrates & Joell Ortiz - Capture the Moonlight Artwork

D.O. ft. Saukrates & Joell Ortiz - Capture the Moonlight

On his latest single, T-Dot emcee D.O. looks to Capture the Moonlight. While this might seem impossible to you and me, the possession of an out of this world single makes what D.O. is trying to attempt fully possible. The...Read More

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AWKWORD ft. Joell Ortiz, Slug (of Atmosphere) & Maya Azucena - Go! Artwork

AWKWORD ft. Joell Ortiz, Slug (of Atmosphere) & Maya Azucena - Go!

No matter the strife and struggle life throws his way (and there’s been quite a bit), AWKWORD never stops moving toward his goals. As the NYC underground mainstay puts it on his latest single, “I keep it on the Go!”...Read More

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2 Pistols ft. French Montana & Joell Ortiz - All I Know Artwork

2 Pistols ft. French Montana & Joell Ortiz - All I Know

As much as I dig All I Know, the latest single from 2 Pistols, I am going to have disagree with him.  On the song’s hook, singer K Major, speaking for 2P and guests Joell Ortiz and French Montana, croons “All...Read More

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Pusha T

Pusha T ft. Raekwon & Joell Ortiz - Tick, Tock

A funky, street-ready concoction which found Method Man trading bars with Gary, Indiana gangster Freddie Gibbs, the lead single off the Man With the Iron Fist soundtrack made a big impression when it hit our front page in...Read More

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Slaughterhouse - Truth or Truth Artwork

Slaughterhouse - Truth or Truth

Although Hip-Hop supergroup Slaughterhouse are gearing up for the release of their welcome to: OUR HOUSE album, the group has still managed to drop off a new record from their forthcoming On The House mixtape. Titled Truth Or...Read More

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DJ Haze ft. Joell Ortiz, Nipsey Hussle, Cassidy & Dro Pesci - Coast to Coast Artwork

DJ Haze ft. Joell Ortiz, Nipsey Hussle, Cassidy & Dro Pesci - Coast to Coast

Previously heard bringing Game together with Young Buck on 2009’s Hate, DJ Haze returns to our pages with another fresh, cross-regional collaboration. Here, the NY resident’s street-ready production sets the stage...Read More

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DMP ft. Joell Ortiz - Pop Sh*t Artwork

DMP ft. Joell Ortiz - Pop Sh*t

DMP, also known as Durte Muzik Pradukshun, are feeling a little cocky with Slaughterhouse member Joell Ortiz, and what better way to show you’re feeling cocky than to Pop Sh*t.  While these guys seem to have a hard...Read More

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Brainiac Beats ft. Praise & Joell Ortiz - Bring Us Back Artwork

Brainiac Beats ft. Praise & Joell Ortiz - Bring Us Back

A Brussels-based DJ/producer with a firm grounding in the old-school, Brainiac Beats teams up with two gifted NYC rhymesayers to Bring Us Back to hip-hop’s early days on his latest single (and first Booth feature)....Read More

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Joell Ortiz - I Tote Guns

This Friday DJ Ted Smooth is going to release Retox, a project that mixes classic Dr. Dre beats with new verses from various artists.  On the latest Retox release, Smooth taps Joell Ortiz to rhyme over Dre’s Keep Their...Read More

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Slaughterhouse

Slaughterhouse - The Illest

“Ask your friends who’s The Illest” and, if your friends are serious hip-hop heads, you can bet that the flamespitters who make up lyrical supergroup Slaughterhouse will factor in. On this new, unreleased...Read More

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Shalone

Shalone ft. Joell Ortiz - Where I Belong

From his childhood in violence and poverty-ridden Kingston, Jamaica to a bid on Riker’s Island for petty robbery, Shalone has been through much struggle and strife on his journey to figure out “Where I...Read More

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The Fall Guys ft. Joell Ortiz & I-20 - Well Respected Artwork

The Fall Guys ft. Joell Ortiz & I-20 - Well Respected

The last time I listened to a rap song from a Wisconsinite it was about ten years ago in 2001, when Calvin Bellamay (a.k.a Coo Coo Cal) was telling us about his projects in Milwaukee, WI. Well, just in time for the NFL’s...Read More

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Novel

Novel ft. Joell Ortiz - Body Down pt.2

Novel continues his quest for change as he teams up with Joell Ortiz for Body Down pt. 2. The track is a follow-up to Body Down, off of his Grant Me Serenity mixtape, and again uses the Jack Peñate track as a backdrop for...Read More

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Joell Ortiz & Novel ft. Bun B & Tech N9ne - Night Train (Remix)

Back in the day—the late 19th Century, that is—grueling hours forced railway engineers, conductors, brakemen and other workers to fight a constant battle against fatigue, with thousands of deaths (and tens of thousands of...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Masspike Miles - Love Story

Rappers record thousands of songs throughout their career, leaving only the very few selected to be mixtape and album material. For whatever reason they don’t make the cut, it’s a shame that true fans sometimes miss out...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Pharoahe Monch & B.o.B. - Psycho (Freestyle)

Featured in the Booth early last month, Tech N9ne‘s Am I Psycho was pretty damn crazy, to say the least. Nonetheless, on new freestyle Psycho (recently released via the artist’s Twitter), Joell Ortiz gives the...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Marijuana Man

Damn—I knew times were tough in the music game, but I hardly thought it’d come to this. Even after achieving heightened success as one-fourth of lyrical supergroup Slaughterhouse, Joell Ortiz is so strapped for cash...Read More

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Omar Linx ft. Royce Da 5’9 & Joell Ortiz - See You In Hell Artwork

Omar Linx ft. Royce Da 5’9 & Joell Ortiz - See You In Hell

If it’s true that birds of a feather flock together, then you can judge Omar Linx as a dope emcee simply based on the collaborators the T-dot repper’s enlisted for his Booth debut. If you won’t take it on...Read More

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Termanology ft. Joell Ortiz, Bun B, Saigon & Freeway - Say It (Remix) Artwork

Termanology ft. Joell Ortiz, Bun B, Saigon & Freeway - Say It (Remix)

Can I have a personal moment? Growing up in Boston as a hip-hop head was hard – the city had some dope emcees, but for the most part we never got respect on a national level. Show Off compatriots (pun intended) Statik...Read More

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DJ JS-1

DJ JS-1 ft. Lil Fame, Joell Ortiz, Freddie Foxxx - Reppin NY

This reminds me of when radio usde to be great and DJs broke records live on air. Remember? Probably not. This is that New York City sound. I use to stay up late during my teenage years trying to get Hot 97 way up in...Read More

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Apollo The Great

Apollo The Great ft. Joell Ortiz - Call it Quits (Remix)

Don’t worry, Apollo The Great isn’t retiring from the game before he’s even begun. On the contrary, the Camden-bred up-and-comer’s first feature, a fresh remix off his latest street album, finds the...Read More

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STS

STS ft. Joell Ortiz & Dave Guy - The People (Remix)

With a title like Demand More 2, is it any wonder that, a year and change after the release of STS’ Booth-sponsored street album, fans are… well… demanding more? Never one to neglect the needs of The...Read More

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DJ Pain1 ft. Smokes, Joell Ortiz & Rain - Roots Artwork

DJ Pain1 ft. Smokes, Joell Ortiz & Rain - Roots

While I think we can all agree it’s a good thing that hip hop did take it this far, the downside of the genre’s enduring appeal is that fewer and fewer artists remember where it all started. Good thing we have...Read More

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Kyle Rapps

Kyle Rapps ft. Joell Ortiz - Hard Knock Children

In the world of hip-hop, nothing’s more important than staying true to your roots and remembering where you came from – and, since just about all of us spent our formative years chilling in an elementary school...Read More

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Joell Ortiz

Joell Ortiz ft. Slaughterhouse & The Lox - Put Some Money on It (Remix)

Yeah, that’s right, Joell Ortiz and Slaughterhouse have been taking over the Booth lately. Any problems with that? We didn’t think so. Just a few days after Joell declared life to be So Hard, and just one day after group...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Anna Yvette - So Hard

The YAOWA army is in full effect, gearing up troops to take over the world. The opponent is disbelievers and the ammo is the constant jams that 5 Star General Joell Ortiz keeps pumping out, and we here at DJBooth are...Read More

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Swizz Beatz ft. Maino, Jim Jones, Jadakiss, & Joell Ortiz - We Keep It Rockin’ Artwork

Swizz Beatz ft. Maino, Jim Jones, Jadakiss, & Joell Ortiz - We Keep It Rockin’

I bet when rocker Joe Cocker was creating the piano part to his single Woman to Woman in 1972 he had no idea it would become one of the most widely recognized samples in the history of…wait for it…hip-hop. Almost 40 years...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Iffy - Ooh

Through good times and bad, Joell Ortiz has always come through with the kind of tunes that make listeners go “Ooh” – whether it’s the pleasantly surprised “Ooh!” a junk food fiend makes upon noticing...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Novel - Night Train

Mellow and harmonious singing dance in the background. The band is playing together in a dimly lit hole in the wall while cigar smoke drifts to the ceiling. If I could direct Joell Ortiz’ video for Night Train, that’s...Read More

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Chris Webby ft. Joell Ortiz - Bulletproof Artwork

Chris Webby ft. Joell Ortiz - Bulletproof

Are La Roux on their way to becoming hip-hop’s latest indie obsession? While I hadn’t heard of the English electro-pop duo till their hit single, In for the Kill, was flipped in a joint by The Illz, it’s...Read More

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John Regan ft. Joell Ortiz & Meylin - Yesterday Artwork

John Regan ft. Joell Ortiz & Meylin - Yesterday

Considering Yesterday has literally been covered more times than any song in history, it isn’t surprising that John Regan, the Baltimore emcee who impressed us with his DJBooth debut Paint the World, has chosen to use The...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Battle Cry Artwork

Joell Ortiz - Battle Cry

I’ve been called crazy for making this claim before, most recently on Joell Ortiz’ previous feature ‘80s Baby, but for my money, the Brooklyn microphone destroyer is Slaughterhouse’s best emcee. Budden may be deeper,...Read More

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Sheek Louch

Sheek Louch ft. Joell Ortiz & Termanology - This Is Hip-Hop

Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart once famously said about pornography that he couldn’t define it, but he knows it when he sees it. Similarly, in today’s wide-ranging rap field it’s nearly impossible to define...Read More

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Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson ft. Joell Ortiz & ShowTyme - Head Up

Peter Jackson is a busy, busy man – though the bearded New Zealander who brought us the Lord of the Rings trilogy is currently hard at work on several forthcoming films, he’s found time to… oh, this isn’t...Read More

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Novel

Novel ft. Joell Ortiz & Colin Munroe - Walkin on Air

Are you currently with that special girl or guy in your life who makes you feel like you’re walking on air? If you are, be careful, because air doesn’t offer much stability and you may fall to your death if you’re...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - 80’s Baby

What are the chances that a day after I launched into a “remember the ‘80s?” riff, thanks to 1982’s new track, Slaughterhouse alum Joell Ortiz would drop a cut called 80s Baby? Apparently the hip-hop gods really...Read More

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DJ Suss.One ft. Uncle Murda, Cassidy, Joell Ortiz, French Montana & Vado - That Work Artwork

DJ Suss.One ft. Uncle Murda, Cassidy, Joell Ortiz, French Montana & Vado - That Work

When at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Despite scoring a lukewarm 2.5-star average rating for his last feature, Maino-assisted album leak Let ‘Em Lay, DJ Suss.One sounds as determined as ever on new...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Novel - Call Me (Remix)

With an impressive four-star average reader rating, the original version of Free Agent lead single Call Me most definitely falls into the “if it ain’t broke” category, but listeners shouldn’t begrudge three...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Project Boy

Don’t look now, but I’m pretty sure that Joell Ortiz has not so quietly become one of the best underground rappers in the game (see his work with Slaughterhouse, Defying the Predictable, etc., etc.). And by underground I...Read More

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Eternia

Eternia & MoSS ft. Joell Ortiz - Its Funny

Remember how, in his December dual interview with ex-Shady emcee Obie Trice, producer MoSS mentioned that he and fellow North-of-the-border buzzmaker Eternia would be teaming up for a collaborative LP, the first single off...Read More

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Novel

Novel & Joell Ortiz - Ghetto (Pt. 1)

Like money and orgasms, you can never have too many Joell Ortiz and Novel tracks, so when we got hit up with the dynamic duo’s latest leak Ghetto (Pt. 1) we didn’t hesitate to share it with the DJBooth.net nation. While...Read More

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Joell Ortiz & Novel - Like I Know

Barack and Michelle, Jordan and Pippen, Snoop Dogg and marijuana, all duos that not only made each other better but changed their respective games. To that list we can now safely add Brooklyn heavyweight Joell Ortiz and the...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Cory Gunz - Line Em Up

If Joell Ortiz keeps up his current frenzied pace we’ll be talking about the Brooklyn heavyweight’s 2010 like we do Lil Wayne’s 2008, when Weezy dropped approximately 7,000 tracks. In addition to his work with...Read More

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Novel

Novel & Joell Ortiz ft. Cri$tyle (aka The Ink) - Stressful

Believe me, I want the cash, the cars and the clothes, but all the shine in the world don’t mean anything when life’s so Stressful, and I’m not the only who wants more than mere success. The Booth’s favorite...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Novel - Call Me

After Joell Ortiz’s team at Aftermath failed to secure a victory for his very dope debut album The Brick: Bodega Chronicles, the Brooklyn born lyrical bomber decided to strike out on his own and test the free agent waters....Read More

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Brother Ali

Brother Ali ft. Freeway & Joell Ortiz - Best@It

On Us lead single Fresh Air, Brother Ali sounded like the happiest man in underground hip-hop – and why shouldn’t he be? He’s got a wonderful family, a devoted fanbase and, as evidenced by album inclusion...Read More

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DJ Yoda

DJ Yodah & Tommy Lee ft. Lil Wayne, Spark Dawg, Big Sean, Joell Ortiz, Sum 41 & J-Son - Loser

Writing about new music on the daily may be, like, the coolest job ever, but I’m not gonna lie: it’s always a relief when I can spend half a paragraph simply listing off all the artists and producers involved in a...Read More

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Colin Munroe

Colin Munroe ft. Joell Ortiz - Piano Lessons

Booth readers already know Colin Munroe as an up-and-comer with an unconventional take on pop songwriting, but this latest feature may be his quirkiest—and most intriguing—yet.  Originally featured on his Unsung Hero...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Novel - Stand Up

If you’re still not convinced that Novel is a bona fide jack of all musical trades and styles, take a listen to this new cut off Joell Ortiz’ forthcoming LP, Free Agent.  Stand Up was personally delivered to...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Too Soon (Biggie Tribute)

Just about everyone in the hip-hop community will agree that the March 9, 1997 shooting death of Biggie Smalls cut short what promised to be a long and illustrious musical career—in other words, his passing came Too...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Bout My Money

Ever since his release from Aftermath/Interscope, Joell Ortiz has worn his “Free Agent” status proudly, both as a sign of self-sufficiency and a call for labels better able to handle him.  For now, the...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Joe Budden, Royce Da 5?9? & Crooked I - Move On (Slaughterhouse Mix)

When a well-known recording artist chooses to leave his or her major-label home, it’s a sure thing that that the subject will arise in every interview for months afterward.  Such was has been the case for Joell...Read More

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Solitair

Solitair ft. JD Era & Joell Ortiz - Can’t Front

Solitair‘s stage name may suggest that his policy is to fly solo, but this isn’t always the case; on a new street single off his forthcoming LP, The Departure (set to drop in ‘09), the Ontario emcee/producer...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Air Y’all

Nice guys have never gotten far in the rap business.  For a New York collective known as the Diggin’ In The Crates crew, however, niceness plus hard work has paid off, earning the bunch some well-deserved...Read More

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Novel

Novel ft. Joell Ortiz - I Can Be President

Following last Tuesday’s Presidential Election, the Booth has been bombarded with celebratory music from many of today’s most popular artists.  One of the best submissions from this crop comes courtesy of Atlanta...Read More

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Duo Live

Duo Live ft. Billionz, Joell Ortiz, Red Cafe, Uncle Murda & M.O.P. - Shootin’

Last heard inside the DJBooth in September of ’07, by way of their Fabolous-assisted single, Princess, emcee Fre and producer Sid V of Duo Live have been busy.  Following the release of their last album, The Color of...Read More

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Joe Budden

Joe Budden ft. Joell Ortiz, Nino Bless, Crooked I & Royce Da 5’9” - Slaughterhouse

When Joe Budden jumped inside the DJBooth this past February, he revealed what he thought was an accurate release date for his long-long-long-awaited sophomore album, The Padded Room.  Unfortunately, things have not gone...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Can’t You Tell

The plight of Joell Ortiz is well documented. An immense underground buzz helped the Aftermath first-round draft pick find a place at the label of Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre and Eminem.  Once Coach Dre and his...Read More

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DJ Revolution

DJ Revolution ft. Joell Ortiz & Termanology - Ey

DJ Revolution’s résumé  is no laughing matter. The mind behind Instrumental Addicts and the opening theme for The Wake Up Show has worked with everyone from Large Professor to Planet Asia. On this go-round, off his...Read More

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DJ L

DJ L ft. Junior Reed, Sheek Louch, Cassidy, Joell Ortiz - Take It to The Top

While Terrence & Rocsi are the two current faces of BET’s successful 106 & Park countdown show, another man works behind the scenes, creating the ambiance.  That man is New York City’s very own DJ L,...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Memories

In case you didn’t know, Joell Ortiz is not that different from you and I.  Like Ortiz, if your brain is clouded by the last ten years of hip hop, you might want to recall some of your fondest Memories.  No longer...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Good Times

Recently being granted his requested release from Dr. Dre‘s Aftermath Entertainment (reportedly after refusing to dumb down his lyrics for radio), Brooklyn’s Joell Ortiz is happy to be a free agent right...Read More

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The Mad Rapper

The Mad Rapper ft. Red Café, Maino, Wais P, Papoose & Joell Ortiz - Brooklyn Let’s Go (Part 1)

By day Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie is a mild-mannered producer for Diddy‘s beat crew, The Hitmen, as well as a husband and father of four daughters.  Once the sun sets and the moon appears in full view,...Read More

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J The S

J The S ft. Joell Ortiz & Lee Wilson - Do You

In anticipation of the release of his third underground album, The Last Days, Boston rapper J the S (short for Jake the Snake) released a “prequel” album, When In Rome…, this past March.  Joining fellow Bay...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Max B - Get This Dough

Over the last several months, rapper Joell Ortiz has spoken openly about a crazy mixtape project that he’s had in the works.  The release date that Ortiz gave to various reporters for the drop of Free Agent was...Read More

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Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli ft. Joell Ortiz & Blu - Hostile Gospel (Remix)

On the fourth single from his third solo album Eardrum, Talib Kweli preaches the Hostile Gospel; a request for deliverance from our surrounding community’s crises.  Evidently, Kweli’s message is vibin’ through...Read More

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Novel

Novel ft. Joell Ortiz - Fighters (Remix)

The do-it-yourself era in music, lost for several decades due to the record industry letting money flow like water, is once again upon us.  No longer are artists being signed who cannot contribute multiple skill sets...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Ups & Downs

Although Joell Ortiz is widely considered one of the most underrated MCs around, Ortiz’s lyrical skill hasn’t translate into success in today’s mainstream scene.  Learning that the hard way, Interscope head...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Lil Fun

Coming off of the critical acclaim he received for The Brick: Bodega Chronicles and ready to start his Aftermath career, Joell Ortiz just wants to have a Lil’ Fun.  Like most rappers about to get ‘that...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Latino

Brooklyn native Joell Ortiz returns to drop the latest single from his critically-acclaimed album, The Brick (Bodega Chronicles).  The song, Latino, (featuring background vocals from newcomer La Bruja) is a salute to his...Read More

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Joell Ortiz ft. Jadakiss & Saigon - Hip-Hop (Remix)

Within the first 10 seconds of Hip-Hop, Joell Ortiz sends a message loud and clear: If you think you know what hip-hop is, you have no clue.  Since Ortiz already accomplished that mission on the original version of this...Read More

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Joell Ortiz - Hip-Hop

If you’re looking for rhymes about the glamorous life, Joell Ortiz might not be for you. Determined to establish himself as a serious artist, Ortiz asserts that not everyone does what he calls “bubblegum...Read More