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At.Long.Last: Can A$AP Rocky Make a Classic Album?

This year so far has been glorious on the ears, a musical paradise for hip-hop listeners. In four months the quality outputted could carry us into December and only a bitter few would complain. It feels like an album... Read More
Posted 9 hours ago
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DJBooth March Madness Rapper Tournament: Elite 8 Winners

That really escalated quickly. I mean it really got out of hand.  So far while Lucas, Yoh and I have had some heated debates over the winners of these match-ups in the three March Madness Rapper Tournament rounds... Read More
Posted 10 hours ago
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De La Soul Kickstarts New Album With $250K in 48 Hours

De La Soul, the legendary New York hip-hop group who've been making dope music since the late '80s, is set to record and release their first new, full-length album in 11 years, and they're doing it using... Read More
Posted about 13 hours ago
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Meet Stromae, the Amazing Artist Americans Have Been Missing

Americans have a reputation for being egotistical and self-centered. It's absolutely deserved. Case in point, we use our own system of measurement even though the rest of the world uses the Metric System. Even... Read More
Posted one day ago
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“2014 Forest Hills Drive” is Officially J. Cole’s First Platinum Album

J. Cole has been a star for years, but it wasn't until this week that he can add "platinum recording artist" to his resume.  Over the past seven days, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, the third full-length album of his... Read More
Posted one day ago
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In Defense of Music Festivals: They’re Sweaty, But Sometimes You Meet DJ Jazzy Jeff

Music festivals tend to feel overcrowded, clustered, too many cell phones, too many selfie sticks. Forgotten CDs and event flyers flood the sidewalks where the homeless await mercy in the form of a quarter, grace in the form... Read More
Posted one day ago
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I Still Refuse to Review Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” Album

Please enable Javascript to watch this video I completely understand that this is a weird post since it's about how I won't be doing a follow-up review of Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly, not yet.... Read More
Posted one day ago
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DJBooth March Madness Rapper Tournament: Sweet 16 Winners

This entire procress is really making me appreciate what it's like to play in the March Madness tournament. I mean sure, the actual atheletes are actually playing games and spraining ankles and what not, but for three... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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1 Listen Album Review: Wale’s “The Album About Nothing” (aka Wale Back)

For me, Wale is like that childhood friend in your group who you wouldn't have been friends with if he didn't live in your neighborhood. He drives you crazy sometimes, you get why he drives other people crazy,... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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Bling Bling: How And1 & Cash Money Changed Hip-Hop Forever

Tapping into your childhood memories can be a funny thing. While events are shaping and defining hip-hop we usually don’t even have the presence of mind to recognize what’s going on. Case in point, a huge... Read More
Posted 2 days ago