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Best/Worst of the Week: Crazy Kanye Returns, Jay Z’s “Mistress” & 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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How Do You Feel Lil Wayne & Drake’s (Pretty Weak Sauce) “Grindin”?

Man, thanks a lot, Weezy. Why do you have to drop a new single on a Friday afternoon and give me more work to do right now? It's like that teacher who gives you a pop quiz right before the weekend; just let me...

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This Week in Hype: The Major Labels’ Broken Financial System, Trinidad James & More

I'd apologize for the lack of "This Week in Hype" podcasts lately, I'd make some excuse about how I've been moving to a new city and life's just crazy right now, but y'all have actual jobs that are...

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Rap Quiz: Bet You Can’t Name That Album By The Tracklist

Have you ever sworn you know a song by heart, only to realize maybe you don't know it when you tried to sing it without the real track playing in the background? That's sort of like this week's quiz; it seems...

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Azealia Banks is Indie Again, Is She Worth Your Time?

You know, this here rap game is a lot like March Madness, and the major labels are a lot like the teams that always win (Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, etc...). Indie artists, on the other hand, are like the mid-major...

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A Classier Touch: Alex Wiley Takes Off in NYC (DJBoothTV Exclusive)

Subscribe to DJBoothTV Alex Wiley has been making some serious waves as a young and fearlessly innovative artist on the DJBooth for two years now, and his recently released Village Party project has his buzz reaching...

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The #NoRapHour Happened, It Was Ill

For those of you who already know the history of #NoRapHour, welcome back. For everyone else who may be new, for an hour today we're going to have a Twitter listening session. It's the closest thing I've ever felt...

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Four Songs & An Album: Dope DJBooth Features You May Have Missed

I want y'all to be locked in to The DJBooth at all times. Not just because every pageview matters, but because we post so much music and the thought of you missing what could potentially be your new favorite song keeps me...

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Is Chance the Rapper Over-Rated? It Doesn’t Fucking Matter

The internet's good for a lot of things, like porn looking up recipes, porn booking plane tickets and porn communicating with loved ones. And while we often hunker down inside whatever little corner of the internet...

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#NoRap You Hate Fun, But Don’t Hate Their Other Bands

While there are infinitely more pros than cons to my job, one small downside is trying to explain to people just what I do. I often get the question, "So where are you based out of?" and my response is always "Gchat"....

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Real Recognize Real: Boldy James on EPMD’s Influence, His Point Guard Potential & 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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It’s Def Jam’s Fault Trinidad James Got Dropped By Def Jam

Over the weekend, in a tweet that's since been deleted, Trinidad James revealed that he's been dropped by Def Jam, his label home for the last two years (aka essentially his entire existence as an artist): ...

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