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IshDARR - Somebodies

In honor of his 19th birthday, Milwaukee emcee IshDARR has released Somebodies. The record, his first appearance in over a month, is produced by Canis Major. Read More

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Kirk Knight - Knight Time ft. Mick Jenkins

On the second single off his forthcoming LP, Pro Era emcee Kirk Knight asks “what the f**k you know about the Knight Time?” The self-produced record (with Cam Osteen on the keys), which features additional vocals... Read More

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CeeLo - Sign of the Times

CeeLo has released Sign of the Times, an easygoing new single from his forthcoming album, Heart Blanche, due out November 13 via Atlantic. The record follows Read More

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Music Executives: TIDAL Wave Will Come Crashing Down Within One Year [Feature]

It was all good just a week ago... Remember when TIDAL was going to change the streaming industry forever? Well, as it turns out the company isn't doing too well. Since JAY Z purchased the company in... Read More

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Mos Def & Ski Beatz - Sensei On The Block

Mos Def has resurfaced, using his original stage name, alongside producer Ski Beatz, together releasing the island-tinged Sensei On The Block, a new single that is currently available for digital purchase on iTunes via... Read More

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Wax - This One’s On Me

Longtime Booth fave Wax has released This One’s On Me, a brand new single that tackles life, friendship and a good ‘ol celebratory drink. Supremely catchy and bound for success, the record is expertly and... Read More

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From Surf to TPAB, Music Enters the Age of the Squad [Feature]

[Image via Instagram] The making of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy was even more magical than the music that it produced. Kanye turned Avex Recording Studio in Honolulu into Rap Camp, a hip-hop Hall Of Justice. He... Read More

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The Weeknd - Beauty Behind The Madness [Album]

Looks like it's time for another 1 Listen album review, eh? I'm here to listen to Beauty Behind The Madness, the second studio album from singer/songwriter/producer extraordinaire The Weeknd and the follow-up to 2013's... Read Full Review

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“Hotline Bling”: Drake Hijacked D.R.A.M.‘s “Cha Cha” & Made It a Hit [Feature]

Just how powerful is the all-powerful Drake co-sign?  So much conversation has revolved around the true influence that a co-sign from Drizzy yields, whether it comes in the form of a remix, a spot on tour or even... Read More

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10 Years Later, Kanye West’s “Late Registration” is a Classic Album…Right? [Feature]

When Nathan asked me to do a ten year anniversary piece for Late Registration it caught me off guard. At first the only thing I could think was, “Shit, it’s been ten years? I’m really getting old.”... Read More

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Uncle Murda - Right Now ft. Future

Have you ever wondered what Uncle Murda would sound like if he ate Future alive? Well, you can easily find out if you press play on Right Now, a new Metro Boomin’-produced single for the Brooklyn native. The record,... Read More

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DJ Scream - Grippin’ Grain ft. 8 Ball, Scotty ATL & Big K.R.I.T.

ATL native and MMG signee DJ Scream has released the street-ready Grippin’ Grain, a new single that boasts Cory Mo production and star-studded rhymes from Southern spitters 8Ball, Scotty ATL and Big K.R.I.T.. The record... Read More

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Mike Stud - Bad Decisions

Rhode Island native and former frat rapper Mike Stud has released Bad Decisions, a loosie record that is produced by Louis Bell, BeazyTymes and Def. According to Stud, “I’m pretty good at bad decisions.” On... Read More

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Mobb Deep on Making Their Classic “Shook Ones Pt. II” & NY Hip-Hop [Feature]

Throwing around a term like "classic New York hip-hop" is rarely worth the trouble. You're either going to get mired in a semantic debate about what the word "classic" means or be accused of being an old head. But when it... Read More

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August Alsina - Why I Do It ft. Lil Wayne

Hitmaker August Alsina has released Why I Do It, the latest single from his forthcoming sophomore album, This Thing Called Life, due out soon via Def Jam. The record is co-produced by Go Grizzly and Hood Famous features two... Read More

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Listen to Fashawn Spit “100 Bars” Over a Jay Z Classic [Feature]

Fashawn has remained mostly quiet since the release of his acclaimed second studio album The Ecology back in February. The Mass Appeal signee and longtime Booth favorite is, of course, entitled to a break from the studio... Read More

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Gray Skyzz - The Way It Is [DJBooth Premiere]

Gray Skyzz, a buzzmaker from Toronto, has come together with DJBooth to premiere The Way It Is, the first official single off his forthcoming EP, Me Myself & I & I. The boastful, declarative record, produced by... Read More

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