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Amiir - The Game [DJBooth Premiere]

In what seems like a frequent occurrence these days, another promising young talent has emerged from the creative hot bed of Chicago to make their first feature in the Booth. This time it’s Amiir, an emcee from the... Read More

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Substantial & Algorythm - Lasting Impression ft. Wayna

Maryland rhymesayer Substantial is gearing up to release his new EP, the second of three consecutive releases, later this month. The first single released from the five-track project is Lasting Impression, which is produced... Read More

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Guilty Simpson - Vanguard Organization

Guilty Simpson has bars for days. Today, however, he only has bars for two minutes and three seconds. That said, it’s quality over quantity all day around these parts. Created during recording sessions with producer... Read More

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OG Maco - Lord Have Mercy

Not long at all after giving us Bless Me, OG Maco again blesses fans with yet another preview release in anticipation of his Children Of The Rage debut. Ryan Ryu Alexy and D.K.A.D. man the boards for Lord Have Mercy, giving... Read More

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Hurt Everybody - 2K47 [Album]

​Chicago trio Hurt Everybody, made up of members Carl, Supa Bwe and Mulatto Beats, have dropped their highly anticipated debut project, 2K47. Totaling 14 tracks, the project is lead by previously-featured, Booth-approved... Read More

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Ice Cube on West Coast Hip-Hop, Street Knowledge & More (Video Interview) [Feature]

One of the most important lessons I've learned working on the outskirts of the music industry is that nothing's real until it's actually happening. Highly anticipated albums disappear, promised guest verses... Read More

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Russ - Real Player Sh*t ft. Bugus

Russ is on some Real Player Sh*t in his newest freebie, the latest in a long line of loose releases from the Diemon phenom. Self-produced as usual, the effort finds frequent collaborator Bugus behind the mic as well. Want... Read More

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Novelist - War

The last few months we’ve featured a steady stream of British talent on our pages, including Danny Seth, Raleigh Ritchie and Skepta. Today we welcome another Londoner to The DJBooth named Novelist. The 16-year-old emcee... Read More

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YOGI & Skrillex - Burial (Video Version) ft. Pusha T, Moody Good & TrollPhace

British production group YOGI released their Pusha T-assisted banger Burial last year, and it’s continued to blow speakers up well into this summer. Today, we get the video for Burial, still intense as ever as... Read More

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Stretch & Bobbito Bless Rap Nerds with Heat from Radio Show Crates [Feature]

Rap nerds unite! For many hip-hop heads during the '90s, music discovery started and ended with The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show, broadcast weekly from their home at Columbia University’s WKCR FM.... Read More

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Much More Than “Oh My” - Boogie’s “The Reach” Album is a Must-Listen [Feature]

The kids outside my window are in the spirit, exploding with all the extra energy now stored free from the routine of early morning bus rides, homework afternoons and torturous bedtimes. 'Tis the season to be... Read More

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Oswin Benjamin - The Soul Pt. 2 [DJBooth Premiere]

Oswin Benjamin is currently working on a collaborative project with producer Beewirks, and takes some time out to drop off a brand new loose promo effort in the meantime, The Soul Pt. 2, as a DJBooth world premiere. Following... Read More

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Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of July, 2015 [Playlist]

Music moves fast. Blink and a month has gone by, along more good music than you can remember. That’s why we’ve been doing these ongoing playlists, updating them each week with the best new music so that by the end... Read More

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The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2015 (Ongoing) [Playlist]

The latest update includes a blockbuster Kendrick single, a must-watch update of a Rihanna video, and a little home cooking from Kendrick’s partner, Jay Rock.  Every December we look back and try to remember the... Read More

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Inside Kendrick Lamar’s Unreleased Classic, “Cartoons & Cereal” [Feature]

Sometimes I forget that "Cartoon & Cereal" exists, but every time I remember the record it feels like Christmas morning. Last Tuesday was Christmas. As you know, Kendrick recently dropped his video for... Read More

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The United States of Underground Hip-Hop: Louisiana [Feature]

When the average person thinks of Louisiana, the first things that come to mind are Mardi Gras, Cajun food and original music with a wide range of varied sounds. The birthplace of jazz, Louisiana has always had a reputation... Read More

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Locksmith - Sure As Can Be ft. Chris Webby

Do yourself a favor right now and purchase Locksmith‘s latest album, Lofty Goals. Now that you’ve done that, press play on freshly-minted visuals from the full-length for the Chris Webby-assisted Sure As Can Be.... Read More

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