Editor's Picks - Our Favorite Songs, Albums, & Mixtapes


Ugly Heroes - Naysayers & Playmakers Artwork

Ugly Heroes - Naysayers & Playmakers

In this world, there are Naysayers & there are Playmakers. I’ll let y’all guess which of the two categories the Ugly Heroes, in their own estimation, fall under. The underground trio’s first Booth... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Statik Selektah ft. Ab-Soul, Jon Connor, Logic & Francesca - Alarm Clock Artwork

Statik Selektah ft. Ab-Soul, Jon Connor, Logic & Francesca - Alarm Clock

There’s nothing better than hearing a song you love first thing in the morning… well, until you develop an association between the song and having to get up for work, and start to hate it. That part really f**king... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Linus Young - Fun in the Sun Artwork

Linus Young - Fun in the Sun

On their first Booth feature, Island Def Jam duo Linus Young took a road trip to the City of Sin, presumably to indulge in a little hard drinking and gambling. The L.A. natives must have gotten the thirst for vice out of... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Radical Something - Cali Get Down Artwork

Radical Something - Cali Get Down

We may be closing in on the final third of summer (I know; time is flying for me, too.) but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy afternoon drives, days on the beach and everything else that makes the season great. To... Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Rustie ft. Danny Brown - Attak Artwork

Rustie ft. Danny Brown - Attak

A buzzmaking producer who calls Glasgow home, Rustie makes his first headlining appearance in the Booth with Attak, a single recently premiered as Zane Lowe‘s “Hottest Record” on BBC Radio 1. Previously heard... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Indiana Rome ft. Rockwell Knuckles & Family Affair - World End Artwork

Indiana Rome ft. Rockwell Knuckles & Family Affair - World End

A rising emcee and producer who calls St. Louis home, Indiana Rome makes his grand entrance into The DJBooth with World End, a standout cut off his latest independent full-length. As befitting an introductory feature, Rome... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
SBTRKT ft. Ezra Koenig - New Dorp, New York Artwork

SBTRKT ft. Ezra Koenig - New Dorp, New York

SBTRKT has never been shy about recruiting unusual collaborators—past features have seen him collaborate with artists as diverse as Drake, Yukimi Nagano and Sampha—but the UK beatsmith’s latest single involves one... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Busdriver ft. Pegasus Warning - Colonize the Moon Artwork

Busdriver ft. Pegasus Warning - Colonize the Moon

Back in June, we heard Busdriver light the fuse on his sixth solo set with Ego Death, a lead single and title track which saw him trading motormouthed verses with equally eccentric mic-murderers Aesop Rock and Danny Brown.... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
K. Sparks - 5 on the Black Hand Side Artwork

K. Sparks - 5 on the Black Hand Side

K. Sparks isn’t just old-school in his focus on lyricism and his choice of instrumentals; his affinity for the retro also extends to his taste in handshakes. On a new single off his next independent full-length, the... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Homeboy Sandman - America, the Beautiful Artwork

Homeboy Sandman - America, the Beautiful

Independence Day was a couple weeks ago, but it’s never too late to enjoy a little patriotic music. On new single America, the Beautiful, Homeboy Sandman celebrates all the things that, in his opinion, make our country... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Erik Hassle - Pathetic Artwork

Erik Hassle - Pathetic

Booth newcomer Erik Hassle‘s mother told him not to let anyone play him for a fool, and he always followed her advice… until recently. On a newly-released single off his latest EP, the Swedish singer-songwriter... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Common - Nobody’s Smiling Cover

Common - Nobody’s Smiling [Album]

Rap is young man’s game, always churning old waters for the next new thing, always feeding the bones of the previous generation to the next. So it’s no surprise that only a select few manage to build careers that last... Read Full Review

Average Rating: 32121
Esty - LoveLorn Artwork

Esty - LoveLorn

Esty may try to play the femme fatale, but her cool, manipulative exterior is just a cover for her insecurity. On new single LoveLorn, her first feature since November 2013’s Pools Full of Women, the Last Kings R&B... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
FKJ ft. Damon Trueitt - Higher in Love Artwork

FKJ ft. Damon Trueitt - Higher in Love

Did you fall head over heels for FKJ at the top of the month, when the Parisian beatsmith introduced himself with EP single Waiting? Then prepare to get even Higher in Love, because the freshly-released follow-up is every bit... Read More

Average Rating: 32121
AWAR x Vanderslice - The Winning Team Cover

AWAR x Vanderslice - The Winning Team [Album]

When a high-caliber NYC rhymesayer like AWAR and a buzzworthy producer such as Vanderslice join forces, their combined powers should leave the competition shaking in its boots. So it's only appropriate that, on their first... Read More

Average Rating: 54321
Sam Smith - I’m Not the Only One Artwork

Sam Smith - I’m Not the Only One

Still riding high off the success of Stay With Me and its Mary J. Blige-assisted revamp, UK soul sensation Sam Smith returns with another poignant single off his studio debut. Like much of the material on the album, this... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Raury - Cigarette Song Artwork

Raury - Cigarette Song

It’s unfortunate, but true: many of the most enjoyable things in life are also the most hazardous to your health. Like smoking, or (in some circumstances) casual sex. On Cigarette Song, his first feature since... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
 
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