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Hannibal King - Never Die [DJBooth Premiere]

A week from today, Queens beatsmith and emcee Hannibal King will be releasing his latest digital full-length—the first project to feature him rapping—as a DJBooth exclusive. If reader-acclaimed lead single Fast Way,... Read More

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Audio Push - Mary Jane

Yesterday, Audio Push reached 40,000 followers on Twitter. How is the Cali duo celebrating? With a little Mary Jane—oh, and a brand new loosie for their fans. The inaugural entry in a weekly series, the record finds Oktane... Read More

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Busta Rhymes ft. Everlast - Calm Down 3.0

Instead of doing the usual remix thing, Busta Rhymes seems to be approaching his latest single like a software developer. After releasing the Eminem-assisted Calm Down in late June, he proceeded to drop a 2.0 version with... Read More

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Starlito ft. Kevin Gates & Juicy J - Ballin Artwork

Starlito ft. Kevin Gates & Juicy J - Ballin

On his debut Booth feature, February’s Insomnia Addict, Starlito gave listeners the lowdown on his literally relentless hustle, and the cocktail of narcotics he consumes to keep up the pace. The flip side of that almost... Read More

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Jessie J ft. Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj - Bang Bang Artwork

Jessie J ft. Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj - Bang Bang

Update: We have added the Hannah Lux Davis-directed visuals for Jessie J’s Bang Bang single. You may want to lay down a protective layer of plastic around your listening area, because Jessie J‘s latest single is... Read More

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Yancey Boys ft. Slum Village - Global Warming Artwork

Yancey Boys ft. Slum Village - Global Warming

Last year, the Yancey Boys made their independent debut with Sunset Blvd., a project which saw the duo rhyming over previously-unreleased beats from J. Dilla‘s vault. Though they branch out on their latest single,... Read More

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Play the Hits! How Artists Get Trapped By Their Singles [Feature]

If a platinum-selling artist  does a concert in a major city, I expect there to be tons of press. Which is why it felt strange watching Keyshia Cole perform for a packed-house at Orlando, Florida's House of Blues on... Read More

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Rayven Justice ft. Joe Moses - Forgot Yo Name

I’ll let y’all in on a little secret: I have a nasty habit of letting people’s names slip my mind literally milliseconds after I’m introduced. If I don’t catch myself and ask you to repeat it... Read More

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Meet P Reign (aka Drake’s Memphis Bleek) [Feature]

Lawyers call it pro bono, but for rappers, specifically Drake, I'm not quite sure what to call it. I mean, the dude is the Mother Theresa of the rap game. I don't think there is another artist who has hopped on... Read More

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¡MAYDAY! x MURS - My Own Parade

The odds against any given up-and-comer carving out a profitable niche in the hip-hop game are so astronomically low that anyone who manages to do so deserves some sort of public celebration, possibly with confetti and... Read More

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Jennifer Lopez ft. Iggy Azalea - Booty (Remix) Artwork

Jennifer Lopez ft. Iggy Azalea - Booty (Remix)

The original incarnation of Booty, single numero tres off Jennifer Lopez‘s eighth full-length, didn’t make it onto our front page upon its release last week. But how were we supposed to resist the official remix,... Read More

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Jarren Benton - Rage Artwork

Jarren Benton - Rage

As fans already know, Jarren Benton‘s appetite for lyrical destruction is matched by precious few in the music game. So it stands to reason that, if you were to combine his rhymes with a pummeling heavy-metal backdrop,... Read More

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Ellis Martin - High on a Monday

As nice as it is to have a steady income, there are some moments when it’s hard not to fill a twinge of envy for the unemployed. For example, when you’re listening to Booth newcomer Ellis Martin describe what he... Read More

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James Kaye - Somewhere Sunny

Though summer isn’t supposed to be over quite yet, we’ve been seeing a lot of gloomy days here in NYC. So I don’t have any trouble relating to James Kaye on his latest single, which finds him pleading,... Read More

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ILLUS & ICBM - Behind the Mask [Album]

In anticipation of the project's retail release on Tuesday, September 2, Connecticut rhymesayer ILLUS and French beatsmith ICBM are offering up their Behind the Mask LP for full, free streaming exclusively in The DJBooth.... Read More

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Peter Rosenberg’s 10 Essential Records [Feature]

Asking a DJ to pick his favorite record is like telling a parent to pick their favorite child. How could you possibly expect a true DJ, someone who's spent years digging through crates and compiling sets with obsessive... Read More

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HaLo - Mansu Musa (Guest Starring Masta Killa) [Album]

North Carolina buzzmaker HaLo and Wu Tang veteran Masta Killa have joined forces to unleash their first joint full-length, the Mansa Musa LP. Drawing heavily upon the collaborators' boom-bap influences, the 16-track project... Read More

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