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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's rap that puts Chipotle on my table. With all...

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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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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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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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Mick Jenkins, The Conscience #TopProspects

It's hard to pinpoint exactly when the word "conscience" became a taboo in hip-hop, when a simple test - "Do these words actually mean anything?" - went from an essential tenet of rapping to an albatross. It...

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Michael Christmas, The Original #TopProspects

Why is Michael Christmas a DJBooth Top Prospect? We couldn't tell you, preciely, and that's the point. In the age of the internet it's easier than ever to turn music into a statistical equation. If you're...

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Real Recognize Real: GoldLink on Loving Lil Bibby, Shaq & Robots

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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Janine & the Mixtape, The Voice #TopProspects

To say the music industry has undergone a seismic shift in the past decade would be an understatement. Giant record stores that once stood like monoliths in Times Square are now boarded up as people walk around with near...

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CyHi The Prynce on Learning from Kanye, “Black Hystori” & More (Video)

Despite a plethora of appearances and credits on every Kanye West project since the Good Fridays series, CyHi The Prynce is often thought of as a background player in GOOD Music, and that’s not necessarily an accident....

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The Hypemen Podcast, The Lost Episodes: Pete Wentz

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 Rosenthal brothers and...

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Real Recognize Real: Hoodie Allen on Outkast, Superhero Music & 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 isn't made...

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Tour Buses & Titty Signings: Life With Rittz on the OD Tour

Concert reviews are a lot like that epic party that you missed. It never sounds as good the day after, and really, unless you were there, you just don't have the same experience. Hearing about how Action Bronson scrapped with...

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