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Meet Stromae, the Amazing Artist Americans Have Been Missing

Americans have a reputation for being egotistical and self-centered. It's absolutely deserved. Case in point, we use our own system of measurement even though the rest of the world uses the Metric System. Even... Read More
Posted 3 hours ago
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“2014 Forest Hills Drive” is Officially J. Cole’s First Platinum Album

J. Cole has been a star for years, but it wasn't until this week that he can add "platinum recording artist" to his resume.  Over the past seven days, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, the third full-length album of his... Read More
Posted 5 hours ago
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In Defense of Music Festivals: They’re Sweaty, But Sometimes You Meet DJ Jazzy Jeff

Music festivals tend to feel overcrowded, clustered, too many cell phones, too many selfie sticks. Forgotten CDs and event flyers flood the sidewalks where the homeless await mercy in the form of a quarter, grace in the form... Read More
Posted 6 hours ago
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I Still Refuse to Review Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” Album

Please enable Javascript to watch this video I completely understand that this is a weird post since it's about how I won't be doing a follow-up review of Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly, not yet.... Read More
Posted about 7 hours ago
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DJBooth March Madness Rapper Tournament: Sweet 16 Winners

This entire procress is really making me appreciate what it's like to play in the March Madness tournament. I mean sure, the actual atheletes are actually playing games and spraining ankles and what not, but for three... Read More
Posted one day ago
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1 Listen Album Review: Wale’s “The Album About Nothing” (aka Wale Back)

For me, Wale is like that childhood friend in your group who you wouldn't have been friends with if he didn't live in your neighborhood. He drives you crazy sometimes, you get why he drives other people crazy,... Read More
Posted one day ago
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Bling Bling: How And1 & Cash Money Changed Hip-Hop Forever

Tapping into your childhood memories can be a funny thing. While events are shaping and defining hip-hop we usually don’t even have the presence of mind to recognize what’s going on. Case in point, a huge... Read More
Posted one day ago
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South Korea’s Rap Monster Put Strange Music on the Map & Made Me a Fan

DJBooth Nation is the greatest nation! Seriously, I love each one of y'all. If you ever need to crash on a futon, grab a dogsitter or want to rock a Detox shirt my door is always open; it's the least I can do. I... Read More
Posted one day ago
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This Week in Hype: The Kendrick Lamar Classic Album Rant

Welcome back to another edition of the "This Week in Hype" podcast, the only podcast that gives every listener a free waffle. Ok, so that's a complete lie, but waffles are delicious, so..... This week, I had a rant... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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Action Bronson Blasts “Morons” Who Don’t Get His “Mr. Wonderful” Album

On Monday, Action Bronson released his major label debut, Mr. Wonderful, and the Queens emcee seemed to be on top of the world. But at least some of that good will seemed to run out by Friday.  Today, after a week that... Read More
Posted 4 days ago