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Big Sean, Rihanna & Hot Dogs: Meet Earlly Mac

Thanks to the glorious, magical internet, we are inundated with quality music every day, every hour, every minute. While too much music is a very good problem, it also makes getting to know new artists a bit tough. Who... Read More
Posted 4 hours ago
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Fast Food Music: How Our Hunger for More is Killing Hip-Hop

Gluttonous, music connoisseurs crave feasts even while their plate is stocked with a full course meal. Devouring mixtapes for breakfast, EPs for lunch, albums for dinner and singles for dessert. More, more,... Read More
Posted 5 hours ago
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The 1 Song You Need to Hear This Week: Voli’s “The Wander Years”

For those who may have missed last week, a quick reminder. We're making some changes at The DJBooth. Instead of five songs (and the occasional album), I'm narrowing this weekly column down to a... Read More
Posted 9 hours ago
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Best/Worst of the Week: Insane ODB Stories & Funk Flex vs. JAY Z

Listen, it's Friday, we get it. Nobody really wants to do anything that involves using their brain. So "Best/Worst" will provide you with both the biggest fails and the most awesome awesomeness, as well as some of the... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
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Digging Up Your Favorite Rapper’s Hidden Internet Gems

I never had MySpace; in some circles that’s like never having phone sex. MySpace was a cyber-playground, after-school recess for the young and computer capable. Phone sex and MySpace were the keys to adulthood,... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
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This Week in Hype: Best Music Year of My Life, Tim Larew & More

Hark, do you hear that? It is a chorus of angels, and verily, they're all singing "I fyou're not listening to the This Week in Hype podcast you're probably wack." Hey, they said it, not me. What,... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
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Welcome to the Mind Blowing World of 3D Rap Gifs

17 years go I missed basketball practice because I was looking at random shit on ebaumsworld, the phone line was busy, and my dad couldn't call me to tell me he'd be late to pick me up; back then you couldn't be... Read More
Posted about 4 days ago
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The Liberation of Lupe Fiasco on “Tetsuo & Youth”

Sometimes freedom comes from completely giving up. That sounds like losing, doesn’t it? That’s because we’ve been conditioned to believe you have to win. You have to beat your opponent. You have to... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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A Very Serious Lyrical Analysis of Lil Wayne’s “Sorry 4 The Wait 2”

There is no doubt in my mind that Lil Wayne belongs in the American literary canon, tucked in tight between (don't forget the) F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. Mr. Carter is nowhere near the best lyricist, but he... Read More
Posted 5 days ago
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What If Drake Didn’t Sign To Young Money?

Behind every great rapper, there’s a great co-sign. Sharing the wealth leads to a chain reaction of new faces; stamps of approval can generate a small internet buzz or overnight prominence. A co-sign can also extend... Read More
Posted 5 days ago
 

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