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Cardo: The Story Behind Jeezy & Jay Z’ “Seen It All” #A3CProAudio

Subscribe to DJBoothTV You may not know the name, but you definitely know the beats, and you'll know the name after these videos. In the first part of our A3C Pro Audio sit down with Cardo, the man breaks down the... Read More
Posted about 22 hours ago
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J. Cole’s “Forest Hills Drive” & The Rise of the Surprise Album

I would always look forward to my sporadic, Tuesday afternoon trips to Best Buy. It would happen every few months, whenever my favorite artist decided to ask for my support in the form of a $9.99 compact disc.... Read More
Posted one week ago
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Is Madonna Working on a Secret Rap Album?

One of the worst feelings in the world, aside from being hungover, is when you accurately predicted something but kept quiet. We've all been there. Maybe it's the surprise ending of a movie only you saw coming,... Read More
Posted one week ago
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Indie Artist Mistakes: Don’t Hire a Bad Manager (#FVHHC Ticket Giveaway!)

I've been doing this internet music thing since 'I work on the internet" was still considered code for, "I'm unemployed and live with my mom." In that time we've worked with literally... Read More
Posted one week ago
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!llmind: Super Producer Meeting w/Needlz, The Blap Kits Empire & More #A3CProAudio

The production gems just keep coming. Producers, DJs and music heads, you're welcome.  Following our conversation with 9th Wonder, today sit down with growing production legend !llmind at this... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Your Favorite Indie Rapper is Secretly Signed to a Major Label

You may not be familiar with my stellar resume, so let’s review. One time, ScHoolboy Q got arrested at my SXSW show. Another time, I went to the Playboy Mansion and (kinda) got in a fight with Xzibit. And then there was... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Chance the Rapper’s Building a Huge Career on Free Music

I remember my father’s CD collection, stacked tall in the garage with everything from Tupac to Missy Elliot. The flimsy case, circular disc, alluring cover, how could you resist the yearning to discover what music is... Read More
Posted one month ago
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We Listed All 72 of Drake’s Top 100 Billboard Songs, Here’s How

Yesterday, Billboard broke the news that Drake had just gotten his 72nd Top 100 hit with "Tuesday (Remix)," a sales feat that places him just ahead of The Beatles for the most Top 100 appearances of all-time. Not too... Read More
Posted one month ago
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How to Get Your Music Posted Online: The Email Edition

Every day we receive hundreds and hundreds of e-mails. A good percentage of these e-mails are carefully crafted with the direct recipient, in this case DJBooth.net, in mind, but there are (frustratingly) just as many... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Every Sample on Chris Brown’s “X” Album (An Accidental Music Licensing Lesson)

I'll be honest.  Lately I've been writing about samples a lot, and when I started I assumed there'd be me and 12 other people excited to talk about that one second of "Funky President" that gets used... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
 

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