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I Feel Like Dying: Lil Wayne & The Art of Self-Destruction

He called himself a Martian and I believed him. His appearance wasn’t what the movies prophesied, his complexion wasn’t slimy green but an African black covered completely in tattoos. Instead of an... Read More
Posted 10 hours ago
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Skeme Hints That He Ghostwrote Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”

Rumors that Iggy Azalea had some ghostwriting help on her smash single "Fancy" have been swirling around the Aussie superstar for months, but despite the multiple accusations and denials, we've never had... Read More
Posted 13 hours ago
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Tuxedo Music: Jake One is Now One of the Best Producers Breathing

I'm a production freak... Don't get me wrong, I love me some rapitty-raps, but for me production is always the first thing my ears focus on. If the beat doesn't get me chances are I won't make it through... Read More
Posted one day ago
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Earl Sweatshirt Finally Finds Himself on “I Don’t Like Shit”

Can you imagine the mindset of Nasir following up Illmatic? Wu-Tang after 36 Chambers? Snoop after Doggystyle? It has to be a psychological battle against hype, one that Earl Sweatshirt has struggled with since returning from... Read More
Posted one day ago
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Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” #1 Rated Hip-Hop Album of All-Time, Tops Outkast

(Art by Yann Couedor) Well, that didn't take very long. Kendrick Lamar's new album, To Pimp a Butterfly, has achieved a score of 96 on Metacritic, a website that aggregates reviews of music albums... Read More
Posted one day ago
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I Used Jay Z’s Streaming Service TIDAL, It Was Not the Wave

JAY Z isn't a businessman hes a business, mannnnnnnn... We all know Jay can rap, we all know he can sell Samsung phones (kind of) and Robinson Cano knows he can even be a sports agent. Still, one area... Read More
Posted one day ago
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Lollapalooza Line-Up Announced, Includes The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky & Kid Cudi

Lollapalooza has announced the full line-up for its 2015 music festival, which will take place July 31 through August 2, at Chicago's Grant Park. DJBooth-approved acts headlining on the bill include A$AP Rocky, Kid Cudi,... Read More
Posted one day ago
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It’s OK If You Don’t Like Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”

The day Yeezus leaked online I witnessed a rare emotional shift, eager anticipation became confused outrage in real time. This wasn’t the album that people imagined, months of hype shattered, Yeezus descended... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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DJBooth March Madness Rapper Tournament: 2nd Round Winners

March Madness stops for no one, even when your March Madness is an imaginary rapper tournament.  By now I just have to assume you know the deal - if not, hit some of those links below to recap all the Selection Sunday... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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How Action Bronson’s “Mr. Wonderful” Album Finally Made Me a Fan

(Art via Mr. Birthmark) Before I was rapping Action Bronson lyrics at the grocery store - "I'm rocking very loose pants!!!" - I fell in love with Action Bronson the human being. Between his absurd videos,... Read More
Posted 2 days ago