REKS

REKS
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Brick Records
Premiere
2015-04-01-vice-souletric-treadmill-lifestyle-g-huff-reks
Featuring: REKS | G.Huff
Many times, it can feel like we’re living a Treadmill Lifestyle. You think you’re moving forward, but as you take a look around you realize you’re caught in the same position. Ohio... More
Posted 3 months ago
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dj-efn-revolutionary-ride-music
Artist: DJ EFN
Featuring: Your Old Droog | REKS | Royce Da 5'9" | OC
Album: Another Time
Last week, Miami’s DJ EFN set the tone for his forthcoming studio album with If U Run, a polished street banger featuring bars by Killer Mike, Webbz and KXNG CROOKED. If you thought that jam was... More
Posted 5 months ago
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statik-selektah-boston-vs-everybody
Inspired by Detroit vs. Everybody, the flagrantly dope posse cut from Marshall Mathers and company, our own Nathan S. has been working with Booth readers to dream up “vs. Everybody” lineups for... More
Posted 6 months ago
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termanology-el-wave
Featuring: REKS | Willie The Kid
Song: El Wave
Surf’s up, Booth readers! With the release of his next indie full-length on the horizon, Boston mainstay Termanology rides new single El Wave into the DJBooth. The artist’s first feature... More
Posted about 8 months ago
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reks-x-hazardis-soundz-fear-of-god
Artist: REKS
Still haven’t picked up Eyes Watching God, the epic collaborative concept album from REKS and Hazardis Soundz? Well, you’re depriving yourself of some quality tunes. But don’t take... More
Posted 9 months ago
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stl-gld-zombies
Artist: STL GLD
Featuring: Ruste Juxx | REKS
Song: Zombies
Thinking about getting in STL GOLD‘s way? You should probably reconsider, unless you relish the idea of resurrection as a shambling corpse; on their first Booth feature, the Boston-based twosome... More
Posted 11 months ago
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reks-x-hazardis-soundz-garvey
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Hazardis Soundz | N.O.R.E | Saigon
Song: Garvey
Boston phenom REKS has never been shy about his affinity for the Black Power movement; in fact, he’s at his best when spitting bars with a aggressively political edge. Thus, it’s easy to... More
Posted about 12 months ago
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Editor's Pick
reks-unholy
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Ruste Juxx
Song: Unholy
On their upcoming collaborative full-length, Boston rhymesayer REKS and producer Hazardis Soundz will offer their take on the classic conflict between good and evil, dedicating one “side” of the... More
Posted one year ago
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termanology-the-mecca
Featuring: REKS
With the Boston Marathon fast approaching this Sunday, it’s only right that we put our full endorsement behind the latest video from Termanology. Shortfyuz‘s mixing of light-hearted chimes... More
Posted one year ago
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reks-x-hazardis-soundz-54
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Hazardis Soundz
Song: 54
When an emcee has as much to say as REKS, the 16-bar verse often seems like little more than a stultifying convention. Today, we get to hear what happens when the Boston rhymesayer breaks out of that... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
serum-afro-pick-2
Artist: Serum
Featuring: REKS
Popularized amid the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, natural hair is still a powerful emblem of black power and radical politics. On his first DJBooth feature and latest single, part 2 of a... More
Posted one year ago
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nbs-til-the-world-ends
Artist: N.B.S.
Featuring: REKS
Look out your window—do you see something other than smoldering ruins? Then N.B.S. are still living fast, smoking trees and stacking paper. On their latest single and solo Booth debut (They were... More
Posted one year ago
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ekko-human
Artist: EKKO
Featuring: REKS
Song: Human
Can one Human being change the world? Reading, Pa. rhymesayer EKKO (not to be confused with Harlem’s ESSO) thinks so—and through his career in the rap game, he’s looking to prove it. On... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
reckonize-real-beyond-recognition
Featuring: REKS
Back in April, Boothgoers proved that real does indeed Reckonize Real, awarding the aforementioned Queens beatsmith’s debut feature a stunning 4.8-star average rating. How could he possibly top... More
Posted one year ago
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dj-skizz-day-in-the-life
Artist: DJ Skizz
Creating beats for some of our favorite emcees is a whimsical fantasy; I know it is for me. For DJ Skizz, it is just another Day In The Life. In fact, you can tell that Skizz has plenty of these days... More
Posted one year ago
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reks-flags
Artist: REKS
Song: Flags
As those who have been paying attention to the political subtext (and, often, straight-up text) of his bars already know, REKS is the last emcee one would expect to see standing before Old Glory with... More
Posted one year ago
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case-jones-say-anything
Artist: Case Jones
Featuring: Poe Mack | REKS
You know that part in Say Anything when John Cusack holds up the boombox and blasts that awful ‘80s song? Instead of that mushy crap, he really should have played the latest feature from Case... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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charmingly-ghetto-ive-arrived
Featuring: REKS | Murph Watkins
Of all the stage names out there (and there are a lot), Charmingly Ghetto is definitely one of my favorites. I don’t know what it is, but I’ve always loved the name. Oh, and he can rap, too.... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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hazardis-soundz-turnt-up
Featuring: REKS | Wrekonize
Plenty of songs boast a loud, action-packed title, but the artists never seem to deliver an appropriately adrenaline-pumping performance. Hazardis Soundz’ Turnt Up is not one of those songs. In... More
Posted 2 years ago
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vorheez-trials-tribulations
Artist: Vorheez
Featuring: REKS
Fans of Massachusetts emcee REKS are anxiously awaiting the arrival of his long-delayed full-length, Revolution Cocktail. While the album has been pushed back countless times, the artist hasn’t... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-mighty-mouse-trap-rap
Artist: REKS
Fans of REKS (which should be everyone) have been anxiously awaiting the release of his album, Revolution Cocktail, but unfortunately the LP seems to have gotten the Detox treatment; its release date... More
Posted 2 years ago
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adonis-were-all-one
Artist: Adonis
Featuring: REKS
As long as systemic racism has existed, internal divisions have prevented oppressed communities from presenting a unified front against injustice. On his latest single and solo Booth debut (he was... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-caged-bird
Artist: REKS
In her classic 1969 autobiography, author and poet Maya Angelou used the metaphor of a Caged Bird (borrowed from Paul Lawrence Dunbar’s poem, “Sympathy”) to represent her struggle against... More
Posted 2 years ago
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dynas-redrum
Artist: Dynas
Featuring: REKS | Aarophat
Song: Redrum
Last featured in 2009, when he spit Henny & Coke for our soon-to-return exclusive freestyle series, Dynas is back to turn The DJBooth into an abbatoir with blood-spattered single Redrum. Here, the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-judas
Artist: REKS
Song: Judas
As talented as he is as a rapper, REKS is also pretty selfish. The Massachusetts native was featured at DJBooth on a whopping 30 songs in 2012, and now just eight days into the new year, REKS is back... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-i-remember
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Rapper Big Pooh
We all know that the revolution will not be televised, but how will it sound? At the very least Boston native REKS has an idea of what it should sound like, and that’s why he has named his... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-trust-us
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Bishop Lamont
When politicians, teachers, pastors, the police, the media, and other authority figures are out to distract the public from uncomfortable truths, is there anyone you can count on to keep it... More
Posted 2 years ago
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koncept-give-it-up
Artist: Koncept
Featuring: REKS
It’s been a hot minute since last we featured some fresh solo material from Koncept—more than a year, in fact. But I’m happy to say the dry spell is over; with a new EP on the way,... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-ahead-of-my-time
Artist: REKS
REKS is no newcomer to The DJBooth. After being featured on the site 30+ times in the last year, and already a handful of few times thus far in 2013, he’s back with another new song. This time the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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sha-stimuli-spazztastic
Featuring: REKS
On Christmas Eve 2012, Sha Stimuli concluded his year-long Rent Tape Series with The Present, a full-length collaboration with production crew The Dynamite Bruhz. If the Big Apple rhymesayer’s... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-heavy-in-the-winter
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Lucky Dice
What do underground emcee REKS and snow have in common? Easy; they’re both Heavy in the Winter. Well, technically, since the artist lives in Miami, “winter” is a moot point—but if a... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
reks-audible-doctor-rmx
Artist: REKS
Featuring: J NICS | The Audible Doctor
What’s better than a freshly grilled burger on a sunny day? A freshly grilled cheeseburger (unless you’re lactose intolerant that is) on a sunny day. It’s crazy to think how one little change... More
Posted 2 years ago
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statik-selektah-brothers-on-the-run
Featuring: JFK | REKS | Termanology
With their #AGE: Open Season project due out tomorrow, October 30, Statik Selektah and JFK are finally offering up a sample from their joint effort. Joined by both REKS and Termanology, the duo... More
Posted 2 years ago
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prototype
Artist: Prototype
Featuring: REKS
DJBooth newcomer Prototype‘s first feature on our pages may only last a mere two and a half minutes, but in that brief time span the Massachusetts spitter manages to pack quite the lyrical... More
Posted 2 years ago
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reks-devils-clutches
Artist: REKS
It’s easy to stay on the straight and narrow when you’re living a life of privilege. In the trap, on the other hand, it’s a daily battle to stay out of the Devils Clutches. On a new... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Premiere
rome-clientel-one-life-to-live
Featuring: REKS
Inspired by Drake‘s use of the phrase in 2011 single The Motto, young music-lovers have taken to shouting ”YOLO!” (“You Only Live Once”) whenever they’re about to do something... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
mayday-highs-statik-rmx
Artist: ¡MAYDAY!
Featuring: Ace Hood | REKS
Whether ¡MAYDAY!‘s material lends itself to reimagination or they simply have an unusually talented and enthusiastic network of connects, the Panhandle State crew have pumped out a greater... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
reks-la-luna
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Numonics | Sene | Koncept
Song: La Luna
For all of you who don’t hablo espanol, La Luna is Spanish for….the luna. My Chris Farley tribute aside, Boston’s own REKS is right back on his grind with a brand new video whose... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
reks-bang-bang
Artist: REKS
Featuring: J NICS
Just in time for today’s release of REBELutionary, the New England emcee REKS has linked up with fellow spitter J NICS on the visuals for his stand out effort Bang Bang. The record finds both... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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reks-ignorance-is-bliss
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Termanology
They say that Ignorance is Bliss, and it’s true, as long as your idea of bliss is being ignorant. The rest of us prefer our music mind-expanding, not mind-shortening; in other words, we prefer... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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Editor's Pick
reks-unlearn
Artist: REKS
Song: Unlearn
If you make a habit of taking rappers’ claims of realness at face value, odds are you’ve absorbed a lot of assertions that just ain’t so. Here to help you Unlearn all the bullsh*t is... More
Posted 3 years ago
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reks
Artist: REKS
Song: Proud
In addition to being one of the most talented underground emcees in the game, REKS is also a loving dad. Today, on a Father’s Day-themed promo single, the Boston emcee lets his children know... More
Posted 3 years ago
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reks-shotgun
Artist: REKS
Featuring: Jon Connor | Numonics
Song: Shotgun
When REKS calls himself Rebelutionary, he’s not messing around. As evidenced by the lead single off his next full-length, the Boston representative’s so dissatisfied with the way things... More
Posted 3 years ago
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reks-autographs
Artist: REKS
REKS’ allegiance has always been to the gritty, lyrically-driven side of the East Coast sound, but he doesn’t let his underground bona fides keep him from enjoying life’s finer... More
Posted 3 years ago
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reks-such-a-showoff
Artist: REKS
Featuring: KaliRaps | JFK | Termanology
As a member of Statik Seletah‘s Showoff Records stable, REKS must have a serious affinity for stunting, right? Indeed; on Such a Showoff, the latest single off his and his label boss’... More
Posted 3 years ago
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reks-riggs-murtaugh
Artist: REKS
If you, like myself, are a little rusty on your 1980s popcorn movies, I’ll save you a trip to Wikipedia; Martin Riggs & Roger Murtaugh are the mismatched LAPD officers whose exploits are... More
Posted 3 years ago
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j-nics-all-these-btches-love-it
Artist: J NICS
Featuring: El Prez | REKS
Women flock to J NICS, and it’s not too hard to see why; with his swag, his mic skills, and his ever-expanding pocketbook, what is there not to like? Just in case you remain unconvinced, the... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Premiere
knowledge-medina-shades-of-grey
Featuring: REKS
Try as we might to achieve a clear view, life rarely presents us with anything but Shades of Grey. Don’t take it from me, though; take it from Knowledge Medina, who chronicles his struggles to... More
Posted 3 years ago
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reks-chasin
Artist: REKS
Song: Chasin
As its title indicates, REKS’ next full-length is a musical draught that comes Straight, No Chaser—unless you count the hustlers depicted in hot pursuit of paper on the project’s... More
Posted 3 years ago
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garcia
Artist: Garcia
Featuring: REKS
Fresh off the release of his new, DJBooth-hosted EP, GARCIA returns to our pages with a freshly-leaked standout cut off the project (and an accompanying, artist-directed video). Here, Hazardis Soundz... More
Posted 3 years ago
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