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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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 days ago
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Saba, The Native Son #TopProspects

Right now you can't be from Chicago without being from Chicago. Hip-hop has always been obsessed with geography, but with Chicago blanketed in the kind of epidemic violence that fill headlines and threatens... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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Inside the Verse: BJ The Chicago Kid on “Change Gon Come” (Video)

Subscribe to DJBoothTV "Sometimes I feel like I'm old dirty bastard, but inside I'm like a Rich Boy."  For the latest in our Inside the Verse video series, rising soul and R&B star BJ the Chicago Kid... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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No Money, No Family: Iggy Azalea’s Insane Coming to America Story

Last week, when the cultural appropriation debate was going strong on DJBooth, I got sucked into clicking on a Vanity Fair interview with Iggy Azalea.  The article was mostly a giant softball lobbed up so Iggy could... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
 

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