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Kirko Bangz ft. August Alsina - Rich Artwork

Kirko Bangz ft. August Alsina - Rich

Words like “materialism” and “greed” generally carry a negative connotation, but is it so wrong to dream of a better life? Rising rap star Kirko Bangz, for example, doesn’t ask for much—just a house on the top... Read More

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Common - Nobody’s Smiling [Album]

Rap is young man’s game, always churning old waters for the next new thing, always feeding the bones of the previous generation to the next. So it’s no surprise that only a select few manage to build careers that last... Read Full Review

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tabi Bonney - Poom Poom Artwork

tabi Bonney - Poom Poom

Since making his last solo Booth appearance with 2012’s Time of Her Life, tabi Bonney‘s gone through a few changes. For one thing, he’s relocated from Washington, D.C. to the City of Angels. For another,... Read More

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Brianna Perry - I’m That B.I.T.C.H. Artwork

Brianna Perry - I’m That B.I.T.C.H.

Over the years, a number of female artists have attempted to turn the ubiquitous “b-word” into a badge of honor. Poe Boy/Atlantic R&B songstress Brianna Perry takes a similar approach on her latest promo single,... Read More

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THURZ ft. Kelsey Bulkin - Perfect Words Artwork

THURZ ft. Kelsey Bulkin - Perfect Words

Though THURZ has been tantalizing fans with song releases from his Blood on the Canvas EP since the top of 2013 (see: Punky Brewster, Acura Legend), the project has stubbornly refused to materialize. If you were worried it... Read More

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Real Recognize Real: Wrekonize on Pink Floyd, the Rise of TDE & More [Feature]

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... Read More

Marty Grimes - See Me Now Artwork

Marty Grimes - See Me Now

Today may mark the first time Marty Grimes has popped up on the Booth radar, but it most definitely won’t be the last. Once he’s executed his plans for domination of the game, only the blind will be able to ignore... Read More

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Esty - LoveLorn Artwork

Esty - LoveLorn

Esty may try to play the femme fatale, but her cool, manipulative exterior is just a cover for her insecurity. On new single LoveLorn, her first feature since November 2013’s Pools Full of Women, the Last Kings R&B... Read More

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Perrion - Rocket Science Cover

Perrion - Rocket Science [Album]

Making dope hip-hop ain't Rocket Science—well, except when Perrion does it. On his fifth street album, the NYC mic-murderer showcases his erudition and technical know-how over the course of 12 original tracks. None of the... Read More

Stitch Early - Free Artwork

Stitch Early - Free

The truly great aren’t born that way; more often than not, they have to struggle against staggering odds to claim their place at the top. On new single and DJBooth debut Free, indie rhymesayer Stitch Early reminds us... Read More

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K. Roosevelt - Journey Artwork

K. Roosevelt - Journey

Rising R&B star K. Roosevelt may not know what his future will hold, but he can rest secure in the fact that he won’t be making the Journey alone. On his latest feature, a standout off his newly-released EP of the... Read More

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Minty Burns ft. The Incomparable Shakespeare - Gotta Get It Artwork

Minty Burns ft. The Incomparable Shakespeare - Gotta Get It

Tomorrow, The DJBooth and MajorStage will bring Toronto buzzmaker Minty Burns together with NYC mainstay The Incomparable Shakespeare for a show at Manhattan venue Drom. Upon meeting, the emcees hit it off so well that they... Read More

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FKJ ft. Damon Trueitt - Higher in Love Artwork

FKJ ft. Damon Trueitt - Higher in Love

Did you fall head over heels for FKJ at the top of the month, when the Parisian beatsmith introduced himself with EP single Waiting? Then prepare to get even Higher in Love, because the freshly-released follow-up is every bit... Read More

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Gee Watts - Gator Dance / Dreams Artwork

Gee Watts - Gator Dance / Dreams

Four months removed from the release of his Booth-hosted 199x LP, Gee Watts is nearly ready to move on to his next project. As a sendoff, the Kansas City rhymesayer’s unleashed a two-part video single off the... Read More

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Smoke DZA - Lights, Camera, Rugby Artwork

Smoke DZA - Lights, Camera, Rugby

Last week, we heard Casey Veggies and King Chip light the fuse on Emilio Sparks and John Sparkz‘s next compilation with Lipstick on the Blunt, a lead single which won high praise from our readership. The second single... Read More

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BANKS - Beggin for Thread Artwork

BANKS - Beggin for Thread

On her last feature, BANKS was “drowning for love.” Two months later, the Harvest Records songstress has managed to catch her breath, but now she’s got a gaping wound to contend with. Talk about bad f**king luck. As... Read More

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Don Benjamin ft. DeCarlo - Enough Artwork

Don Benjamin ft. DeCarlo - Enough

Oh, one dope DJBooth feature from Don Benjamin wasn’t Enough for you? Well, I’ve got some good news: the successful model and rising emcee is back on our front page with a follow-up to June’s... Read More

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