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It’s Electric: An EDM Guide For the Hip-Hop Head

Hip-hop is our bread and butter here at The DJBooth. And while I'm always into learning about different sub genres of music, at the end of the day it is rap that puts Chipotle on my table. With all the...

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Best/Worst Of The Week: Coolio Turns To Porn, Nicki’s Comical Booty & More

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...

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The Hypemen Podcast, The Lost Episodes: Jean Grae

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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Where Brooklyn At? Take the NYC Rapper Borough Quiz

Geography is as important to rappers as it was to Christopher Columbus. The first question you ask when you hear a new rapper? Name. The second? Where are they from? Granted, a zip code has no actual...

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Russ, The Wild Card #TopProspects

When we announced our new Top Prospects, I stressed that the series wasn't about predicting who will blow up next. If we were trying to do that, we'd take a look at what's currently popular, find all...

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MajorStage Presents: Daytona Live in NYC (Powered by The DJBooth)

New York, N.Y.—On Wednesday, August 6, MajorStage will be bringing Bronx rhymesayer and new Surf School signee Daytona to rock the stage at Manhattan venue Drom. Powered by The DJBooth, the 21-plus...

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Even More Porn Stars in Music Videos (NSFW)

I've been writing professionally for almost a decade now, and in that time I've done everything from cover the 2008 presidential election to interview Pusha T. But I'm increasingly forced to confront the fact that...

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Pancakes vs. Waffles (& Gin vs. Beer) With Wax at Warped Tour

Usually when I go to shows I like to rock my "Detox Isn't Dropping" shirt; as it's good for a few laughs or the start of a good conversation with a hip-hop head. Yesterday, as I threw it on before heading to...

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This Is My Rifle: Dying From a Fear of Being Average (More Harsh Reality)

Thump-thump.. Thump-thump.. Thump-thump……. Thump-tHuuuuUUummmMMmmPPP Right now I’m lying in a hospital bed staring up at the stale neon lights that roll along the ceiling of the cardiovascular unit. My...

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Win a Pair of SOL REPUBLIC Master Tracks Headphones from DJBooth!

"No thanks, I don't really need new dope head phones," said no one ever.  There literally aren't many people in the world who spend more time listening to music than the DJBooth staff, except the devoted member...

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Real Recognize Real: Wrekonize on Pink Floyd, the Rise of TDE & More

Sometimes it can feel like artists move through the world in their own bubble, orbiting around each other but never touching, especially in hip-hop when biting and copying is a cardinal sin. But the truth is, music...

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Meet the New Faces on Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling” (A Guest Verse Album Review)

These days you can't throw a rock with out hitting a pissed off, grumpy old emcee. Seemingly every day, a veteran emcee comes out and denounces the new generation of hip-hop artists and fans for not staying true to...

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