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“Views from All Day”: Drake, Kanye & The State of Hip-Hop Leaks

Like mixtapes, which are now almost never mixed by a DJ and definitely aren't on tape, the term "leak" has become almost meaningless in 2014. Or more specifically, it's come to mean so many things in so many...

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Play the Hits! How Artists Get Trapped By Their Singles

If a platinum-selling artist  does a concert in a major city, I expect there to be tons of press. Which is why it felt strange watching Keyshia Cole perform for a packed-house at Orlando, Florida's House of Blues on...

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Meet P Reign (aka Drake’s Memphis Bleek)

Lawyers call it pro bono, but for rappers, specifically Drake, I'm not quite sure what to call it. I mean, the dude is the Mother Theresa of the rap game. I don't think there is another artist who has hopped on...

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Peter Rosenberg’s 10 Essential Records

Asking a DJ to pick his favorite record is like telling a parent to pick their favorite child. How could you possibly expect a true DJ, someone who's spent years digging through crates and compiling sets with obsessive...

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5 Dope Features You Might Have Missed ft. Big Pooh, Elijah Blake & More

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...

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Heat Check: How Do You Feel About Eminem’s “Guts Over Fear”

YouTube ads are the worst. I mean, I know a quick five second video is a small price to pay to watch a video for a rap song and, of course, adorable puppies, but it still makes my blood boil. Normally I skip them as...

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This Week in Hype: Rap Poetics With Watsky

There are a lot of great things in this world: cake, oral sex....eating cake while receiving oral sex. But the "This Week in Hype" podcast may be the greatest of them all. Yeah, it really is that big of a deal. ...

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Best/Worst of the Week: My Anaconda Don’t Want None, French Mondashian & 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...

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Win Tickets to See Meth & Red and More on the “World Wide Rollers” Tour [Contest]

The Smoker’s Club has just announced the lineup and dates for their fifth annual tour, kicking off October 14, in Providence, R.I. at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel. The world’s largest...

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The Hypemen Podcast, The Lost Episodes: 88 Keys

Way…..way….way….back in the day (aka 2010), when the entire concept of a rap podcast was still in its infancy, there was the Hypemen podcast. Up until the last episode in July of 2011, the...

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Rap Quiz: Bet You Can’t Name That Song From The Lyrics

Quiz time! Now that y'all know every tracklist for every album ever, we figured it was time to move on. Just kidding...well...sorta...We definitely didn't cover every album ever made, but we still figured we should...

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Drake vs. Lil Wayne, an Absurdly Detailed Investigation

Drake and Lil Wayne are currently on their aptly-named Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour, and while the general hip-hop populace might not view the tour as a historical moment (because, you know, this and this and this and...

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