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Luke Christopher - Rhyme Like Me Artwork

Luke Christopher - Rhyme Like Me

When I was 10, all I could think about was the Y2K bug and what life would be like in post-apocalyptic suburbia. For Los Angeles dual threat Luke Christopher, however, thoughts of bringing that “groove thing back”... Read More

OnCue - Closer Artwork

OnCue - Closer

After going Way Too Far last October, Connecticut’s OnCue shortens the gap on his latest promo record, Closer. (We wouldn’t doubt that part of the inspiration behind the song’s title comes from how much... Read More

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Termanology ft. REKS - The Mecca Artwork

Termanology ft. REKS - The Mecca

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 with some boom bap on... Read More

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A 20 Song Tour Through Future’s CareerPlaylist Cover

A 20 Song Tour Through Future’s Career [Playlist]

I see some R&B and some trap in your Future...perhaps that’s because you have stumbled onto a playlist containing some of the career highlights from rapper/R&B crooner. The buzzing ATL native is gearing up for... Read More

DJ Drama x Don Cannon x Trendsetter Sense - The Boondocks Mixtape (Season 4) Cover

DJ Drama x Don Cannon x Trendsetter Sense - The Boondocks Mixtape (Season 4) [Album]

On April 21, Adult Swim’s The Boondocks will kick off its fourth and final season. After enduring some pretty incredible—and incredibly hilarious—adventures over the past three seasons, this final one promises to take... Read More

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Plies ft. August Alsina - Jump Artwork

Plies ft. August Alsina - Jump

Ever debate the pros and cons of being someone’s reliable booty call? According to Plies, there’s no shame in being just that. His newest single, Jump, is sure to be the nightcap for many an evening if... Read More

Mick Jenkins - Steam Artwork

Mick Jenkins - Steam [DJBooth Premiere]

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 emcees, including rising... Read More

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ScHoolboy Q ft. BJ the Chicago Kid - Studio Artwork

ScHoolboy Q ft. BJ the Chicago Kid - Studio

As if you needed a reminder that TDE’s “Most Likely To Bring Bucket Hats Back” rapper dropped a phenomenal album this year in Oxymoron, he just announced the fourth official single. On Studio, ScHoolboy Q... Read More

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Steve Aoki ft. Waka Flocka Flame - Rage The Night Away Artwork

Steve Aoki ft. Waka Flocka Flame - Rage The Night Away

You know your speakers are going to get a workout when Steve Aoki or Waka Flocka Flame drop a new record. But if they’re on the same track, that workout turns into more of a Bikram Yoga session that includes three... Read More

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MacKenzie - Can We Die Artwork

MacKenzie - Can We Die [DJBooth Premiere]

The first time I watched The Wire, I felt like I could die happy. I’m sure MacKenzie feels the same way with his loved one. Okay, he may feel the joy of completion in his life a bit more than I did with the TV series,... Read More

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Pete Sayke ft. Brail, Neak & Slot-A - Hell On A Highway Artwork

Pete Sayke ft. Brail, Neak & Slot-A - Hell On A Highway [DJBooth Premiere]

Yesterday, I stupidly promised a friend a ride home during rush hour; the 20 minute drive ended up taking around 45 minutes. I thought I knew all about Hell On a Highway, but that was before I heard this exclusive DJBooth... Read More

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Ballad - You Artwork

Ballad - You [DJBooth Premiere]

Have a big date coming up? Maybe an anniversary? I know just what you need…You. No, not you as in yourself, but rather You, an exclusive DJBooth premiere from indie crooner Ballad. Of course, you can’t let that... Read More

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Classic Hate: The Internet Hates On Nas’ “Illmatic”

Classic Hate: The Internet Hates On Nas’ “Illmatic” [RefinedHype]

This one guy thinks the Black Eyed Peas are better than Nas' classic. Read More on RefinedHype

August Alsina ft. Fabolous - Get Ya Money Artwork

August Alsina ft. Fabolous - Get Ya Money

As someone who’s sold drugs in order to make ends meet, August Alsina isn’t about to look down on someone else’s hustle. On a standout cut off his highly-anticipated Def Jam debut, the New Orleans crooner... Read More

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