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


Nas - The Season Artwork

Nas - The Season

Unless you count the music he didn’t drop when some people thought he was Your Old Droog (which he wasn’t), it’s actually been a minute since we’ve gotten new music from Nas. A handful of loosies... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Jerreau - All Day Artwork

Jerreau - All Day

If you’re a loyal reader of the Booth, you already know Jerreau as one-third of Fly Union, the Columbus, Ohio crew that brought us such acclaimed jams as Tesla and This or That. Today, he takes his first step into the... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Bambu  - Minimum Wage Artwork

Bambu - Minimum Wage

Los Angeles emcee Bambu released his Party Worker album a mere five days ago, and he has already returned with brand new visuals. Bringing life to the powerful Minimum Wage, Bambu shows the harsh reality of the Philippines... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar & Chantal - Pay For It Artwork

Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar & Chantal - Pay For It

Kendrick Lamar may be the Top Dawg at TDE, but newer fans of the west coast label and their movement should be reminded that the first TDE emcee to catch a break was Jay Rock. Formerly signed to deals at both Warner Bros. and... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Jared Evan & Statik Selektah - Still Blue Cover

Jared Evan & Statik Selektah - Still Blue [Album]

In 2013, musical jack-of-all-trades Jared Evan and Boston producer, DJ and label exec Statik Selektah came together to create Boom Bap & Blues, a collaborative debut that managed to surpass the sky-high standards set by the... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Mary J. Blige - Therapy Artwork

Mary J. Blige - Therapy

As evidenced by previous song releases like Whole Damn Year, Mary J. Blige‘s next LP will see the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul struggling with some heavy emotional sh*t. On the latest single, penned by UK soul man Sam Smith,... Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Run the Jewels - RTJ2 Cover

Run the Jewels - RTJ2 [Album]

Over a year ago, Killer Mike and El-P delivered their Run the Jewels album and fucked shit the fuck up. Fuccbois knew the combination wasn't healthy. They took getting list off your fuck list personal. They did... Read Full Review

Average Rating: 43210
Khari Mateen - Best Time Ever Artwork

Khari Mateen - Best Time Ever

Do you remember that one unforgettable summer? Maybe it was the one when you lost your virginity, took a family trip to France, or spent the entire school-break trying to beat Legend of Zelda. No matter the event, it holds a... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Bambu - Party Worker Cover

Bambu - Party Worker [Album]

There are plenty of rappers out there who can spit intelligently about politics, and even more who can take a liquor-soaked shindig to the next level, but how many artists can do both at the very same time? To answer my own... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Jaden Smith ft. Willow Smith - Blue Ocean Artwork

Jaden Smith ft. Willow Smith - Blue Ocean

Jaden Smith‘s latest work begins with the admission, “I met a girl at Coachella. I like her but I couldn’t tell her because she has her own fella.” Jaden, brother, I hear you. It’s easy to think... Read More

Average Rating: 32121
LION BABE ft. Childish Gambino - Jump Hi Artwork

LION BABE ft. Childish Gambino - Jump Hi

One year after hearing LION BABE roar for the first time, we still haven’t featured a follow-up to Booth debut Treat Me Like Fire. Today, the buzzmaking duo finally returns—with a reader-acclaimed guest in tow. On... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Saba ft. Eryn Allen Kane - Burnout Artwork

Saba ft. Eryn Allen Kane - Burnout

Update: The Tom Vin, Elijah Alvarado and Caves-directed visuals for Saba’s Burnout single have been added. In an article featured earlier this week, our very own Lucas G. called out Chicago emcee/producer Saba‘s... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Logic - Under Pressure Cover

Logic - Under Pressure [Album]

Being an DMV native and lover of hip-hop (regardless of geographic location) I have been following Logic's career with a close eye. Watching him flourish into one of the most exiting, young emcees in the game has been a... Read Full Review

Average Rating: 43210
Freddie Gibbs x Madlib ft. Action Bronson, Joey BadA$$ & Ransom - Knicks (Remix) Artwork

Freddie Gibbs x Madlib ft. Action Bronson, Joey BadA$$ & Ransom - Knicks (Remix)

Did Piñata, the first collaborative full-length from Gary, Indiana mic-wrecker Freddie Gibbs and veteran beatsmith Madlib, leave you hungry for more? Well, I’ve got good news: the emcee and producer are preparing to... Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Army of the Pharaohs - Heavy Lies the Crown Cover

Army of the Pharaohs - Heavy Lies the Crown [Album]

Philly hip-hop supergroup Army of the Pharaohs returns just six months after the release of In Death Reborn with its second of two albums planned for 2014. Heavy Lies the Crown is the result of one of the most productive... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Lupe Fiasco ft. Sirah - Lilies Artwork

Lupe Fiasco ft. Sirah - Lilies

Earlier this week, Atlantic Records announced that Lupe Fiasco‘s long-delayed, super-overdue new album, Tetsuo & Youth, will be released this coming January. (We’ll believe it when we see hear it.) While three... Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Jay Rock - Parental Advisory Artwork

Jay Rock - Parental Advisory

When you hit play on a new record by Jay Rock, it’s pretty much a given that you’re in for some strong language. So when the Top Dawg signee sees fit to slap a Parental Advisory on his own jam, you know... Read More

Average Rating: 43210
 

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