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This Is My Rifle: Robin Williams’ Death & What It Means To Be An Artist

“Yo. Check out my new artist. Peace.” I get about 20 emails every day with that exact sentence somewhere in the body of some random message sent to me by somebody who obviously has no experience in artist...

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Drake (Kinda) Cares About ILOVEMAKONNEN, Should You?

I don't know how to put this, but Drake's kind of a big deal. Like "more number one singles than Usher" level big deal. So when the man drops a new song the the world listens, when he rocks a new outfit the work...

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Worst Comes to Worst: DJ Babu on the Fight to Make Dilated Peoples’ New Album

"Maybe we don't have it anymore." Sixth grade. A friend says he's got the new Dilated Peoples. "You mean Dilated pupils?" I ask. "Uh no," he responds, "peoples." Then I said, "No, I really...

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Kanye West is Right, the Media is the Fucking Worst

(Warning: This is not another Kanye West think piece.)  I'm 32-years-old, my daily struggles are more likely to involve Bunny Grahams than reality show worthy drama, and I've been to so many...

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3 (Imaginary) Albums We’d Actually Pay $1 Million For

Despite hip-hop's focus on big money, the music itself has always been affordable for us common folk; hell, in the post-Napster world, it's practically free. Recently, though, we've seen a couple...

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Meet Rich Quick

There is one indie artist, who, without fail, appears on the charts right next to some of the biggest names around. He is the only indie artist to appear on the 25 most popular songs of 2014 list - he came in at number...

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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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