The ILLZ Songs


The ILLZ - A New Day Artwork

The ILLZ - A New Day

Though The ILLZ’ forthcoming street album depicts him in his Darkest Hour, that’s far from the whole story; as the Jersey emcee reminds us on the latest single off the project (premiered yesterday at...Read More

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The ILLZ - Closer Artwork

The ILLZ - Closer

Realness, thy name is The ILLZ. On a potential single off his forthcoming album, the Jersey rhymesayer cuts through the typical rap bravado to offer listeners a glimpse of the stress and frustration that so often plagues...Read More

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The ILLZ - Weightless (Alamar) Artwork

The ILLZ - Weightless (Alamar)

Feeling burdened by life’s cares? Then kick back for a minute and listen to Weightless (Alamar), the latest leak off The ILLZ’ next street album. Fragile State handles productoin duties, serving up a breezy jazz...Read More

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The ILLZ - Despiertate (Awake) Artwork

The ILLZ - Despiertate (Awake)

Once a regular on our pages, The ILLZ has been relatively scarce lately, not dropping by with a new solo feature since June’s In Between Us (Remix). Today, the Jersey rhymesayer returns with Despiertate (Awake), a moody...Read More

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The ILLZ - In Between Us (Remix) Artwork

The ILLZ - In Between Us (Remix)

Since I’ll be without internet for the next 8 days (I know, crazy, right?) I’ve been carefully stockpiling my hard drive with enough music to survive the harsh conditions sans DJBooth. Thankfully The ILLZ has another...Read More

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The ILLZ - The Sun Doesn’t Know It’s a Star Artwork

The ILLZ - The Sun Doesn’t Know It’s a Star

The ILLZ breaks down his hunger to reach all of his goals and obtain his dreams on the single version of The Sun Doesn’t Know It’s a Star. The :03 From GOLD EP, from which Sun can be found, will be available for...Read More

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The ILLZ - Learn To Fly (The Rocket)

The ILLZ, who recently discussed knowing your place in the Universe, has released the “official single version” of Learn To Fly (The Rocket).  The record, produced by Avia, can be found on the emcee’s...Read More

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The ILLZ - To Know Your Place in The Universe

If you were to ask me at this very moment, “Richard, what is your place in the universe?”, I’d probably tell you something like “Sitting at a desk, in front of a computer, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, America,...Read More

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The ILLZ - Cover Me (I’m Going In) Artwork

The ILLZ - Cover Me (I’m Going In)

As much as I like the lighter side of hip-hop, I always enjoy a hard track when it comes into my inbox. So if you’re like me, you’ll definitely appreciate the diamond-hard track that New Jersey representer The ILLZ has...Read More

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The ILLZ - Amnesia, Forget it All Artwork

The ILLZ - Amnesia, Forget it All

Is it just me, or is there a refreshingly smooth, jazzy vibe in the Booth today? First The Kid Daytona‘s mellow single, On the Hill and now Amnesia, Forget It All, up-and-coming emcee The ILLZ’ contribution to...Read More

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The ILLZ - Energy in Motion

DJBooth freestyle alum The Illz always makes music that astounds the senses (a.k.a. The Pursuit LP), so it’s no wonder that on his new song Energy in Motion the New Jersey representer has translated kinetic energy into...Read More

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The ILLZ - Dark Side of the Room

During The ILLZ’ relatively brief but bright stay on DJBooth we’ve heard the eclectically talented producer and emcee sample everyone from electro group Passion Pit to folk singer Beth Orton, so I wasn’t even...Read More

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The ILLZ - Come In

With an uncanny knack for flipping eclectic samples into heartfelt, genre-blending jams that are nonetheless hip-hop through and through, Booth-approved up-and-comer The ILLZ has trained his fans to expect the unexpected –...Read More

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The ILLZ - Faded

You know what I like the most about The ILLZ, besides his always on point facial hair game? In an industry full of followers you never know what the man’s going to do next. I mean, his DJBooth freestyle was nuts, and his...Read More

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The ILLZ - Prelude to the Sickness

The 109th entry in our DJBooth.net Freestyle Series comes courtesy of The ILLZ, the Jersey up-and-comer who earned rave reader reviews for mixtape tracks Crazy and Heaven (Higher). On his brand new, previously-unreleased...Read More

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The ILLZ - Heaven (Higher)

On his first Booth feature, underground emcee The ILLZ voiced feelings of confusion and inner conflict that just about everyone has felt at one point or another.  As Crazy as life can be, though, its opposite is even...Read More

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The Illz - Crazy

“Life is Crazy,” is a sentiment just about everyone can relate to—just when you’re sure you’ve got it all figured out, something new will invariably come along and blow your comfortable routine to...Read More

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