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Best/Worst of The Week: Gambino’s The Best Freestyler, Celebrating “Ready To Die” & More

Listen, it's Friday, we get it. Nobody really wants to do anything that involves using your brain. So "Best/Worst" will provide you with both the biggest Fails and the most awesome-awesomeness, as well as some of the best... Read More
Posted on Sep 12, 2014
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This Week in Hype: Rethinking My Chris Brown Boycott, Angry Young OnCue & More

Welcome to another edition of "This Week in Hype". If you've never listened before, your life will never be the same again. And I mean that literally, because now you'll have listened to this ridiculous podcast in the... Read More
Posted on Sep 12, 2014
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Meet Saba

Is somebody putting something in the deep dish pizza? While Chicago has always birthed talented rappers, lately it has become the epicenter of hip-hop. It seems like every up-and-comer hails from the Windy... Read More
Posted on Sep 12, 2014
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Rap Quiz: Bet You Don’t Know The Rapper’s Government Name

Quiz time! Now that y'all know every tracklist for every album ever and every rap line in history we figured it was time to move on. Just kidding...well...sorta. We definitely didn't cover every album and notable... Read More
Posted on Sep 11, 2014
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Run That Back: J. Rawls on Black Star & the Creation of “Brown Skin Lady”

With the rapid growth of streaming services, more and more labels are making their entire catalogs available to the market. Rare records you once had to scour local mom and pop shops for, even five to ten years ago, are now... Read More
Posted on Sep 10, 2014
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One Song to Prove Kanye West is a Dope Rapper

Part of why they pay me Jay Z Memphis Bleek money is to think up original, engaging ideas for feature content, but on the real it's much easier when y'all just do my job for me. Case in point, loyal DJBooth... Read More
Posted on Sep 10, 2014
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Kendrick’s Verse on Chris Brown’s “Autumn Leaves” Isn’t Terrible

There are literally thousands, if not millions, of people for whom the words "new Chris Brown song" illicts the sudden and pressing need to jump on the nearest interwebs connection and listen to Breezy's latest work.... Read More
Posted on Sep 10, 2014
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Gay or Straight, Let Young Thug Be Young Thug

Late in the afternoon on August 26, Young Thug started trending. This shouldn’t be a surprise considering Thug’s ascension from hometown hero to hip-hop hitmaker within the last two years. From features with rap... Read More
Posted on Sep 10, 2014
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Mickey Factz to Hit the Road on Booth-Sponsored Red or Blue Pill Tour

New York, N.Y. -- Fresh off his return from "retirement," NYC mainstay Mickey Factz is preparing to hit the road on national tour. Sponsored by The DJBooth and GoWhereHipHop, the Red or Blue Pill Tour will see the... Read More
Posted on Sep 10, 2014
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“I’m Real”: Five Questions With Raury

If you've listened to music at all in the past month, you've likely heard the name Raury floating around; in just a short amount of time he's become a very big deal. While his music speaks for itself, the man... Read More
Posted on Sep 09, 2014
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A Love Letter To Jhene Aiko & “Souled Out” (Album Review)

Don't tell Beyoncé this, but Jhené Aiko is slowly climbing up the ranks of my music crush list. Still, despite writing Mr. Lucas Aiko in glitter pen all over my Trapper Keeper, I needed something to... Read More
Posted on Sep 09, 2014
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“Google Me Bitch”: A Lyrical Album Review of Rittz’ “Next to Nothing”

Rittz' Next to Nothing album just dropped, and now that it's hit the collective ear drums of the world, I'm sure there will be no shortage of words spilled about it: album reviews, think pieces about the... Read More
Posted on Sep 09, 2014
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5 Dope Songs You May Have Missed

I want y'all to be locked into The DJBooth at all times. Not just because every pageview matters, but because we post a lot of new music and the thought of you missing what could potentially be your new favorite song... Read More
Posted on Sep 08, 2014
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Best/Worst of the Week: From Drake to Madden, The All-NFL Edition

Listen, it's Friday, we get it. Nobody really wants to do anything that involves using your brain. So "Best/Worst" will provide you with both the biggest Fails and the most awesome awesomeness, as well as some of the best... Read More
Posted on Sep 05, 2014
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This Week in Hype: Young Thug, Kendrick Lamar & Universe Creation with Narcy

It's been said my ancient philosophers that in the beginning there was nothing. And then sweet baby jesus created the "This Week in Hype" podcast, and it was good.  This week, I run through a plethora of... Read More
Posted on Sep 05, 2014
 

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