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06115-locksmith-10kondrms
Artist: Locksmith
Album: Lofty Goals
Locksmith has been steadily building excitement for his forthcoming Lofty Goals album through his Booth-acclaimed previous features For Now and Blinded, and today we get the third release off of the... More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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locksmith-for-now-rebecca-nobel
Artist: Locksmith
Song: For Now
Album: Lofty Goals
Locksmith has been putting in work in this rap game. The Bay Area wordsmith’s latest video - co-directed with Brian Storm - captures the grind he’s been facing for years now, intertwining... More
Posted one month ago
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Premiere
2015-04-07-zion-i-culture-freedom-locksmith
Artist: Zion I
Featuring: Locksmith
Update: The Andrew Elsayid-directed visuals for Zion I and Locksmith’s Culture Freedom single have been added. Though the duo of producer Amp Live and emcee Zumbi are no longer joined under... More
Posted about 3 months ago
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2015-04-01-locksmith-blinded-jarren-benton-futuristic
Artist: Locksmith
Featuring: Jarren Benton | Futuristic
Song: Blinded
Album: Lofty Goals
It’s been nearly a year since Locksmith dropped his Booth-acclaimed A Thousand Cuts project, but the West Coast spitter is currently gearing up for his next album, Lofty Goals, which is coming... More
Posted 3 months ago
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2015-02-18-sincerely-collins-find-a-way
Featuring: Locksmith
Album: Destroyer
Yesterday, Phoenix rap phenom and DJBooth Top Prospect Sincerely Collins unleashed his much-anticipated studio debut, Destroyer. On Find a Way, a standout off the project, Charlie Handsome’s... More
Posted 4 months ago
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jarren-benton-killin-my-soul
Featuring: Hopsin | Locksmith
Just one week after earning reader acclaimed for the Rock City-assisted Diamonds & Furs, longtime Booth fave Jarren Benton returns with another fresh single off his latest EP. This rendition of... More
Posted 4 months ago
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fly-commons-nothing-new
Featuring: Clyde Carson | Locksmith
Album: Greyscale
Fresh off handling production on Junk Food & Vegetables, the latest LP from Erk tha Jerk, Fly Commons bounces back with single numero uno off his own forthcoming studio debut. Contrary to what its... More
Posted 7 months ago
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locksmith-jaded
Artist: Locksmith
Song: Jaded
We’ve already featured a whopping five tracks off Locksmith‘s latest digital LP, but the project still packs several more cuts dope enough to deserve a single release—maybe not a... More
Posted 10 months ago
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locksmit-your-loss
Artist: Locksmith
Still haven’t copped Locksmith‘s latest project, the Booth-acclaimed A Thousand Cuts? Your Loss, I suppose. Perhaps you’ll reconsider your decision once you’ve listened to the... More
Posted about 11 months ago
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locksmith-imperfect
Artist: Locksmith
Featuring: Jarell Perry
Awe-inspiring as it is to hear Locksmith simply go hard on the mic, the Golden State emcee is at his best when spitting brutally honest bars about his personal experiences. On new mixtape single... More
Posted 11 months ago
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locksmith-free
Artist: Locksmith
Song: Free
F**kin’ Idols, the last featured single off Locksmith‘s latest street release, was an underground banger with a grimy, hard-hitting vibe. On freshly-minted follow-up Free, the Cali-repping... More
Posted one year ago
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locksmith-fkin-idols
Artist: Locksmith
Recently, Cali buzzmaker Locksmith asked his followers on social media which record off his latest street album they would like to see turned into a video. F**kin’ Idols was the hands-down... More
Posted one year ago
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locksmith-willie-lynch
Artist: Locksmith
Allegedly given before an audience of slaveholders in 1712, the Willie Lynch Speech finds the titular plantation owner outlining a series of divide-and-conquer tactics that can be used to turn... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith-who-i-am
Artist: Locksmith
You could say that Locksmith has been fighting since birth. Whether it was almost being given to the wrong woman in the hospital due to an insensitive doctor or second guessing his resolve to stay... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith-hardest-song-ever
Artist: Locksmith
For some rappers, making music that’s “hard” just means yelling really f**king loud about firearms. Locksmith‘s Hardest Song Ever, however, contains no gat talk or vocal cord-shredding... More
Posted one year ago
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locksmith-lifestyle
Artist: Locksmith
Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who’s-who of underground and emerging... More
Posted one year ago
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locksmith-house-of-games-2
Artist: Locksmith
Featuring: R.A. The Rugged Man
Featured in January along with Brian Storm‘s official visuals, Locksmith‘s House of Games freestyle found him delivering relentless bars over an ominous boom-bap instrumental co-produced... More
Posted one year ago
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locksmith
Artist: Locksmith
Don’t let the title fool you: Locksmith ain’t playing. Those who go into House of Games expecting a lighthearted good time will quickly be disabused of that notion, thanks to the... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
jarell-perry
Featuring: Locksmith
Starting in mid-November, Cali buzzmakers Jarell Perry and Locksmith will be linking up to play a series of shows in L.A., New York and San Francisco. While Boothgoers have had plenty of opportunities... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith-much-more
Artist: Locksmith
Featuring: Jarell Perry
Album: The Green Box
If Locksmith were a Major League Baseball player, I’d assume that he’s been hanging out with A-Rod and Ryan Braun (cough…cough…taking PEDs), because the Bay Area emcee is batting a... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith
Artist: Locksmith
Featuring: Jarell Perry
Song: Broken
Album: The Green Box
Thus far in 2013, Locksmith has one hell of a winning streak going. Livin’ Loaded, Transitions, Be Free and F**k Love have each won him more acclaim than the last. Today, the Cali native... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith-everything
Artist: Locksmith
Album: The Green Box
For some emcees, this rap game is a marathon. Unfortunately, though, most artists release so much music that it’s impossible for them to bring their “A” game on every song. Not... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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locksmith-you-never-know
Artist: Locksmith
Featuring: Jarell Perry
Album: The Green Box
As he watched criminals being led to their execution during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, English Reformer John Bradford famously stated, “There, but for the grace of God, goes John... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith-fleming-street
Artist: Locksmith
Album: The Green Box
If you happen to think hip-hop is dead, I implore you to check out Locksmith’s latest feature. Cuts like Fleming Street are worth more than 10 cookie-cutter, factory-made records. Released along... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith-stand-it
Artist: Locksmith
Album: The Green Box
Locksmith‘s last mixtape single, Bear With Me, saw the Golden State native stretching out on the proverbial couch for a mic therapy session. Evidently, working through his baggage in the booth... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith-bear-with-me
Artist: Locksmith
Album: The Green Box
Like many, if not most of us, Locksmith has neither the petty cash nor the insurance coverage to work through his issues with a professional shrink. Unlike most of us, he’s got the skills to... More
Posted 2 years ago
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locksmith-fk-love
Artist: Locksmith
Album: The Green Box
With three DJBooth feature notches already on his belt, all since the calender flipped to 2013, Locksmith is back yet again with F**k Love, a song which will likely cement his spot as one of the most... More
Posted 2 years ago
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locksmith-be-free
Artist: Locksmith
Song: Be Free
Album: The Green Box
Not all prisons have iron bars; for some young women, good looks and the expectations that come with them can add up to a life sentence of dependence and insecurity. Following January’s... More
Posted 2 years ago
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locksmith
Artist: Locksmith
Album: The Green Box
With all the materialistic, manufactured hip-hop flooding the rap game, it appears as though authentic cuts and true artistry have been locked away in a cellar, deep down in hip-hop’s basement. Good... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
locksmith
Artist: Locksmith
Album: The Green Box
Who needs pills and powder when you’re Livin’ Loaded like Booth newcomer Locksmith? On the lead single off his next full-length, the West Coast underground rhymesayer and Frontline member... More
Posted 2 years ago
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