YC the Cynic

YC the Cynic
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Artist: Cole King
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Song: Fade
Album: 100 Years LP
Face it, there’s a lot of messed up shit going on in the world today. Cole King has had enough of it, and in response he prepared to deliver a lyrical Fade at any moment. Well, that moment is... More
Posted 3 months ago
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Artist: Ricky Dubs
Featuring: Mick Jenkins | YC the Cynic
Chicago’s Mick Jenkins and Bronx native YC The Cynic may hail from different regions, but their similarities far outweight their differences. For example, neither is able to tolerate even the... More
Posted 10 months ago
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Artist: Otis Clapp
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Song: Fiona
Sure, this is Otis Clapp‘s first feature on our pages. But, with a strong flow and the help of a Booth regular, he more than makes up for a lack of Booth experience on video single Fiona.... More
Posted one year ago
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YC The Cynic‘s always peppered his records with social commentary, but never have we heard him drop knowledge in as concentrated a form as he does on his latest feature, Hunts Point Diaspora.... More
Posted one year ago
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Featuring: YC the Cynic
Diverse as their beliefs may be, the world’s monotheistic religions can agree on at least one thing: worshipping False Gods has dire consequences. The question of course, is where to find the... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
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Album: GNK
Being (or thinking you are) God ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Sure, you have awesome powers, but you’ve also got the Heaviest Cross to bear. Having tackled the positive side of... More
Posted one year ago
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Album: GNK
According to Murphy’s Law, everything that can go wrong sooner or later will. While the jury’s still out on whether that rule holds true, one can point to plenty of evidence in its favor.... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
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Song: Runaway
On mixtape lead single God Complex, featured earlier this month, YC the Cynic invited listeners to bow down and supplicate themselves before the master of the universe… none other than YC the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Album: GNK
Missed church this weekend? Not to worry; you’re just in time for YC the Cynic‘s personal worship service, going down right here in The DJBooth. I should mention, though, that the belief... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Cole King
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Though his Booth features are in the double-digits (this being number 12), Dao Jones latest offering is only the second set of visuals we have received from the artist. Luckily, for fans who missed... More
Posted 2 years ago
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A good number of artists put on a lavish display in their videos or live performance, but for most indie emcees on a budget, money is simply too valuable to be spent on new kicks or thrown at... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Keswick
Featuring: Skyzoo | YC the Cynic
Even though it is only his first Booth feature, producer/engineer Keswick is already going For The Win. Assisting in the producer’s quest for victory are Booth favorites and fellow Big Apple spittas... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Chaundon
Featuring: YC the Cynic
Ever since the post-Civil War era, African-Americans have been struggling to get their rightful piece of the pie. Unfortunately, their journey toward Prosperity hasn’t been without... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: YC the Cynic
Commonly known as jimsonweed Datura-Stramonium is (in)famous for its hallucinogenic properties, as well as its poisonous effects at high doses. Similarly intoxicating but less likely to land you in... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Did YC the Cynic‘s More and More leave you wanting, well, more, when it hit the Booth back in February? Well, your wish is the Bronx emcee’s command. Today, the record returns in... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Artist: Jah C
Introduced to our pages via August’s I Thought You Knew, Jah C and Jaison Spain are back with one more fresh leak off their forthcoming collaborative street album. On Rebel Nation, Jah gets... More
Posted 3 years ago
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The Audible Doctor hasn’t stepped into the Booth with a new feature since May, but rest assured the Big Apple beatsmith’s been Stayin’ Busy—really busy, considering the work... More
Posted about 4 years ago
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Featuring: Soul Khan | Von Pea | Sene
Before his new Fall FWD mixtape drops on March 1, Freestyle Series alum YC The Cynic drops the posse cut More and More.  The song, produced by J57, features guest bars from Booth regulars Soul... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Featuring: Homeboy Sandman
Song: Suicide
On ‘93 cut How U Get a Record Deal, Big Daddy Kane told rivals “Steppin’ to me is Suicide,” and went on to prove it, spitting bar after bar of scorching punchline lyricism. Though the... More
Posted 4 years ago
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The 198th entry in our DJBooth.net Freestyle Series comes courtesy of YC The Cynic, the Bronx native who earned reader approval for Summertime High and Say Superman. On his brand new, exclusive... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Is it Opposite Day or something? Uh… never mind; I’m pretty sure there’s no possibility of getting a straight answer to that question. The point I’m getting around to is that... More
Posted about 5 years ago
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Rejecting the values traditionally attached to wealth, possessions, power and fame, the Ancient Greek Cynics were an unconventional group of philosophers whose ideas still run (extremely) counter to... More
Posted 5 years ago
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