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Blaison Maven - Roulette Artwork

Blaison Maven - Roulette

When it’s the fourth quarter with 10 seconds left and every muscle in your body is aching, that’s when you dig deep to find out if you have what it takes to extend your 15 minutes of fame. Los Angeles-based emcee... Read More

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Bobby James ft. Tyana Reshay - Girls Love Aaliyah Artwork

Bobby James ft. Tyana Reshay - Girls Love Aaliyah

With news of Beyonce and Jay Z about to go on a stadium tour together, there’s no questioning that Mrs. Carter will be trending across social media outlets on all eight cylinders for the next eight months. But then... Read More

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Isaac Reid - Shinin Artwork

Isaac Reid - Shinin

If you lived in NYC during the 80’s or 90’s, you may be familiar with the Smooth Jazz of CD 101.9. While it’s doubtful that producers Trakksounds and Albie Dickson listened to the station during their early... Read More

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Asher Roth ft. Major Myjah - Last of the Flohicans Artwork

Asher Roth ft. Major Myjah - Last of the Flohicans

As corny and lame as it may be I love awful, cringe-worthy puns and a good play on words, so it’s no wonder I’m a fan of the title of Asher Roth’s latest single, Last of the Flohicans. Of course it’s... Read More

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Mathien - You’ve Made a Stone Out of Me Artwork

Mathien - You’ve Made a Stone Out of Me

In between his last appearance on DJBooth with Shine and today, independent Chicago singer/songwriter and producer Mathien has been looking to go from a stone of a man to the vulnerable, caring individual that he used to be.... Read More

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Dizzy Wright - New Generation Artwork

Dizzy Wright - New Generation

From the Book of Rick James: “A mighty turnt rapper once proclaimed that it was Turn Up Season and it was so. That rapper’s name is Dizzy Wright.” If you don’t trust our sources, you can use New... 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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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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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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Sango x GoldLink - Wassup Artwork

Sango x GoldLink - Wassup

It was just two weeks ago that GoldLink unleashed his latest mixtape, The God Complex, but the DMV buzzmaker’s already started to miss the Booth. Thus, he’s returned to say “Wassup,” with a brand new promo... Read More

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Wizdom ft. Grynch & Fearce Vill - My City’s Filthy Artwork

Wizdom ft. Grynch & Fearce Vill - My City’s Filthy [DJBooth Premiere]

When I moved from Minneapolis to Brooklyn in late 2012, one thing that took a little getting used to was the general level of griminess; even in upscale neighborhoods, it’s not uncommon to see garbage swirling around in... Read More

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SZA ft. Isaiah Rashad - Warm Winds Artwork

SZA ft. Isaiah Rashad - Warm Winds

What? A week after the release of SZA‘s Top Dawg debut EP, you still haven’t copped the set? I’mma go ahead and assume that you just forgot the project had dropped—in which case, this freshly released... Read More

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Kap Kallous ft. Caskey - I Don’t Mind Artwork

Kap Kallous ft. Caskey - I Don’t Mind [DJBooth Premiere]

There’s nothing easy about the hip-hop hustle. As a matter of fact, the grind’s had Kap Kallous “feelin’ twice [his] age” lately. Which isn’t to say he’s sweating it; on new single I... Read More

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Blak Nevada ft. ANTHM - Push (Remix) Artwork

Blak Nevada ft. ANTHM - Push (Remix)

Relationships are tough as it is. They become almost impossible when you introduce emotional baggage from past heartbreaks. But don’t take our word for it. Just listen to Blak Nevada‘s Push (Remix). On his first... Read More

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