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Check Out the World’s Most Valuable Vinyl

Sales of CDs tanked a couple years ago, and even digital downloads are collapsing as people use streaming services. But there is one musical medium that's booming - vinyl. The demand for vinyl is growing by the day, and...

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A Musical Tour Through Nashville (aka More Than Just Country)

Does the South run New York? East coast, or west coast? Where is that new big rapper from? Drake's from Canada, so why is he rooting for the Yankees? Hip-hop has a borderline unhealthy obsession with geography; more so than...

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Ray Lewis Snuggies: The Weirdest Celebrity Product Endorsements

As if it wasn't already obvious, Dr. Dre's new found Apple billionaire status made it painfully obvious that if you want to be a celebrity with a financial life beyond your movies or album sales, you're going to have to dip...

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Meet Erik Hassle

These "Meet" pieces just might be my favorite feature series; sharing music and turning people on to new dopeness is my favorite hobby. I don't think y'all realize how many BandCamp searches I do or how many hours I spend...

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Raz Simone, ShaqIsDope & More Make “Mixtapes of the Month” List

There was a time when mixtapes were loose collections of songs not good enough to make an album. Those days are over. In 2013, an age where artists recognize that the road to stardom is paved with free music, mixtapes have...

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20 Artists Under 20 Years Old You Need to Know

If you're a serious music fan thinking about the term "teen" can feel like a four-letter word. It immediately conjures up images of bubblegum boy bands and lowest common denominator tunes. But these days, a new generation of...

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Bet You Can’t Guess Who’s on Isaiah Rashad’s Rap Mt. Rushmore

When it dropped back in January, Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo stayed at the top of our album chart for weeks, and it's easy to hear why. The newly signed TDE emcee has a unique and thoughtfully dope style, but as the...

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DJ Whoo Kid Breaks Down His Essential DJ Set-Up

For years now DJ Whoo Kid has been one of hip-hop's most recognizable faces behind the turntables, serving as one of G-Unit's go to turntablists, a tour DJ for 50 Cent, a host of his own Shade 45 radio show, and a widely...

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From Jay Z to Tupac, 10 Must See Musician Cameos

These days it seems like every rapper and singer alive is looking to cross over into Hollywood. But while we all know that Tupac was the star of Poetic Justice, did you know that he actually made his movie debut as a member...

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The Thaw: A First Days of Spring Playlist ft. SZA, Allen Stone & More

In 2014 you're only a phone, some earbuds (a dope site like DJBooth) and a few clicks of a button away from literally being able to create and listen to the soundtrack of your life, as you live it. But finding that perfect...

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Peep Chance’s Fashion Style & Buy Directly in New Shoppable Video

It's no exaggeration to say Chance the Rapper is one of the most unique stories in hip-hop history. It's hard to think of another time when a rapper went from relative unknown to topping everyone's "Best of the Year" lists in...

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From Tupac to Coldplay, Bands Artists Were In Before They Got Big

We know there are a lot of artists struggling to make it, and some of them might even be feeling like their big break will never come. But never fear my people, music history is full of artists who spent years toiling in...

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