Joell Ortiz Songs

Talib Kweli ft. Chris Webby & Joell Ortiz - Purest Heart Artwork
Featuring: Chris Webby | Joell Ortiz
With some ensemble bangers, you can glance over the lineup and immediately see why these particular emcees ended up collaborating. East Coast indie label Bottom Feeder Music‘s debut single and... More
Posted 3 days ago
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Joell Ortiz ft. B.o.B & Mally Stakz - Music Saved My Life Artwork
Featuring: B.o.B
If you’re here browsing the Booth, I probably don’t need to tell you that music is some powerful ish. The right combo of melody, harmony, rhythm and lyricism can sustain you when... More
Posted one week ago
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Joell Ortiz ft. Royce Da 59, Joe Budden & Crooked I - Brothers Keeper Artwork
In Genesis 4.9, Cain, after murdering his brethren Abel, asked the Lord if he was his “Brother’s Keeper”? This isn’t a question you need to ask Joell Ortiz about his brothers... More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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CyHi The Prynce ft. Royce Da 5’9” & Joell Ortiz - Huey (Remix) Artwork
Featuring: Royce Da 5'9" | Joell Ortiz
Back in February, CyHi The Prynce earned reader acclaim for Huey, a mixtape single dedicated to the co-founder of the Black Panther Party. Today, the G.O.O.D. Music signee returns to our pages with... More
Posted 2 months ago
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Editor's Pick
D.O. ft. Saukrates & Joell Ortiz - Capture the Moonlight Artwork
Featuring: Saukrates | Joell Ortiz
Album: Down Home
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... More
Posted 5 months ago
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AWKWORD ft. Joell Ortiz, Slug (of Atmosphere) & Maya Azucena - Go! Artwork
Artist: AWKWORD
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | Maya Azucena
Song: Go!
Album: World View
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,... More
Posted about 10 months ago
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2 Pistols ft. French Montana & Joell Ortiz - All I Know Artwork
Artist: 2 Pistols
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... More
Posted one year ago
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Pusha T
Artist: Pusha T
Featuring: Raekwon | Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Slaughterhouse - Truth or Truth Artwork
Album: On the House
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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DJ Haze ft. Joell Ortiz, Nipsey Hussle, Cassidy & Dro Pesci - Coast to Coast Artwork
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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DMP ft. Joell Ortiz - Pop Sh*t Artwork
Artist: DMP
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Brainiac Beats ft. Praise & Joell Ortiz - Bring Us Back Artwork
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Slaughterhouse
“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.... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Shalone
Artist: Shalone
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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The Fall Guys ft. Joell Ortiz & I-20 - Well Respected Artwork
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | I-20
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Novel
Artist: Novel
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Editor's Pick
Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Novel | Bun B | Tech N9ne
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Masspike Miles
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Pharoahe Monch | B.o.B
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),... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Omar Linx ft. Royce Da 5’9 & Joell Ortiz - See You In Hell Artwork
Artist: Omar Linx
Featuring: Royce Da 5'9" | Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Termanology ft. Joell Ortiz, Bun B, Saigon & Freeway - Say It (Remix) Artwork
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | Bun B | Freeway | Saigon
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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DJ JS-1
Artist: DJ JS-1
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | Lil' Fame
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Apollo The Great
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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STS
Artist: STS
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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DJ Pain1 ft. Smokes, Joell Ortiz & Rain - Roots Artwork
Artist: DJ Pain1
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | Rain | Smokes
Song: 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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Kyle Rapps
Artist: Kyle Rapps
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Slaughterhouse | D-Block
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Song: 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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Swizz Beatz ft. Maino, Jim Jones, Jadakiss, & Joell Ortiz - We Keep It Rockin’ Artwork
Featuring: Maino | Jim Jones | Jadakiss | Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Song: 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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Editor's Pick
Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Novel
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... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Chris Webby ft. Joell Ortiz - Bulletproof Artwork
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted about 4 years ago
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John Regan ft. Joell Ortiz & Meylin - Yesterday Artwork
Artist: John Regan
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted about 4 years ago
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Joell Ortiz - Battle Cry Artwork
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Sheek Louch
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | Termanology
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Peter Jackson
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
Song: 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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Novel
Artist: Novel
Featuring: Joell Ortiz | Colin Munroe
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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DJ Suss.One ft. Uncle Murda, Cassidy, Joell Ortiz, French Montana & Vado - That Work Artwork
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Novel
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
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.,... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Eternia
Artist: Eternia
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Novel
Artist: Novel
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Novel
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Cory Gunz
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Novel
Artist: Novel
Featuring: Joell Ortiz
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... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Joell Ortiz
Featuring: Novel
Song: 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... More
Posted about 5 years ago
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Brother Ali
Featuring: Freeway | Joell Ortiz
Song: 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... More
Posted 5 years ago
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