DJ Booth Features


Feature Image

Driving Through My Life With Raury’s “Indigo Child” (Album Review)

Now that I’m a month away from 26, I'm getting really worried. I just assumed something would happen and I would move away from home, but clearly that's not the case. I have already written ad nauseam about the...

Read More
Feature Image

Best/Worst of the Week: Andre 3000 All Day, Queen Bey Reigns & 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
Feature Image

This Week in Hype: Rapper Free Agency, How Hip-Hop Sites Make Money & More

Only three things are guaranteed in life: Death, taxes and a new "This Week in Hype" podcast every Friday. Unless I'm too busy to do the podcast, in which case it's just death and taxes. This week, I...

Read More
Feature Image

Draft Day: What Label Should Your Favorite Rapper Sign To?

Sports and hip-hop go together like Jay Z and Jay Z' sports management company. Hip-hop is a competitive genre by design and relies on a mix of individual talent and team dynamics, which is why it fits so well into...

Read More
Feature Image

Rap Quiz: Bet You Can’t Name That Song From The Lyrics Vol. 2

Pencils out! Books closed! It's Quiz day! You know the drill by now, every Thursday I am going to test your hip-hop knowledge with a quiz about something only the nerdiest of rap nerds will know. A few weeks ago it was a...

Read More
Feature Image

Mike Dreams the Rapper Becomes Mike Dreams the Man

[Editor's Note: We hear the success stories, and we hear the struggle. But we rarely hear the story of artists in that middle ground between newcomer and firmly established vet, making music as a career but still sweating...

Read More
Feature Image

D’oh Boys: Every Simpsons-Rap Reference Ever

If I had my way in college, I would have double-majored in The Simpsons and hip-hop with a minor in napping. Before hip-hop came into my life, The Simpsons is what gave me purpose; Homer was like my other dad. Every...

Read More
Feature Image

Anderson .Paak Breaks Down His 15 Favorite Songs of All-Time

No matter what your relationship is with music - whether you are a DJBooth reader, a blogger, a struggle rapper or a platinum selling artist - we all started out as fans; everyone has those 15-20 songs that...

Read More
Feature Image

“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...

Read More
Feature Image

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...

Read More
Feature Image

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...

Read More
Feature Image

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...

Read More

DJBooth TV




Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.