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Jay Electronica ft. LaTonya Givens - Better in Tune With the Infinite Artwork

Jay Electronica ft. LaTonya Givens - Better in Tune With the Infinite

Jay Electronica‘s reclusiveness has earned him plenty of flak from hungry fans as well as detractors. And it’s hard to blame ‘em; the man shows his face less often than Punxatawney Phil. While it’s...Read More

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BANKS - Brain Artwork

BANKS - Brain

BANKS‘s last feature, a Dream Koala-produced remix of Change, found the singer caught in the grips of a dysfunctional relationship with a guy who never failed to find something about her to criticize. Apparently,...Read More

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Asher Roth - Tangerine Girl Artwork

Asher Roth - Tangerine Girl

It’s been a long road from Asher Roth‘s 2009 studio debut, Asleep in the Bread Aisle, to his sophomore LP, but there’s finally an end in sight; now titled Retro Hash, the set has been scheduled for release...Read More

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Gilbere Forté - White Lights Artwork

Gilbere Forté - White Lights

Gilbere Forte’ was absent from our pages for the opening months of 2014 (His last feature, Waiting Game (RAAK Remix), dropped in October.), but his silence wasn’t due to inactivity. Just the opposite, in fact:...Read More

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Kid Cudi ft. Skylar Grey - Hero Artwork

Kid Cudi ft. Skylar Grey - Hero

This Friday, the moviegoing public will get to feast their eyes on director Scott Waugh’s adrenaline-pumping Need for Speed. An adaptation of the popular street racing video game series of the same name, it will star...Read More

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Tutu Sweeney - Upside Down Artwork

Tutu Sweeney - Upside Down

When I’m idling in a subway station or a doctor’s waiting room, I sometimes daydream about how I’d cope if gravity suddenly reversed. Would I be able to grab onto something before I hit the ceiling? Where...Read More

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Ibn Inglor ft. Nick Acquroff - DAMAGED Artwork

Ibn Inglor ft. Nick Acquroff - DAMAGED

Featured on our front page in late February, the lead single off Ibn Inglor‘s next street album found him addressing the public from a position of power, angrily demanding the respect and recognition he deserves. Having...Read More

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Skrillex ft. Chance The Rapper - Coast Is Clear Artwork

Skrillex ft. Chance The Rapper - Coast Is Clear

Scheduled to hit record stores and online retailers next week, Skrillex‘s debut studio album will see him linking up with a number of unusual collaborators. Hearing the EDM heavyweight link up with A$AP Rocky was wild...Read More

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IAMNOBODI ft. JMSN - Reaction Artwork

IAMNOBODI ft. JMSN - Reaction

Last March, a Berlin-based beatsmith by the unassuming name of IAMNOBODI made waves in the Booth with his unofficial remix of Miguel‘s breakout single, Sure Thing. A year, nearly to the day, later, the buzzmaking...Read More

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Harry Fraud x The Internet - Better Liar Artwork

Harry Fraud x The Internet - Better Liar

Ladies and gentlemen, you can click the “back” button right now, because this record is not worth your time. In print, that statement might have seemed mildly convincing, but if I had to repeat it to your face, I’d...Read More

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6lack & Twelve’Len - Pretty Weather Artwork

6lack & Twelve’Len - Pretty Weather

After months of snow and cold, I am happy to report that I am penning this feature blurb on my porch, while enjoying the Pretty Weather. Of course, the only way to really enjoy the first nice days of the year is to have a...Read More

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Madchild

Madchild - Switched On

In all of Madchild‘s previous Booth features, I can’t recall the Vancouver mainstay ever being off his game. So it barely needs to be said that his latest single, the follow-up to January’s The Adventures of...Read More

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Nikki Lynette - Disappear Artwork

Nikki Lynette - Disappear

Love is always a gamble, and lately the odds seem to be against Nikki Lynette. Whereas her last feature, Sometimes, was an almost desperate expression of devotion to a certain man, the newly-released Disappear finds the...Read More

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!llmind x Pharrell Williams - Happy (The Rose Tint BoomTrap Remix) Artwork

!llmind x Pharrell Williams - Happy (The Rose Tint BoomTrap Remix)

Yesterday, Pharrell Willams released his highly-anticipated sophomore solo album. To celebrate its arrival, Booth-acclaimed beatsmith !llmind has put his own spin on the set’s ubiquitous, Grammy-winning lead single,...Read More

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Kokayi ft. AP The Prince - Until Now Artwork

Kokayi ft. AP The Prince - Until Now

Many rappers have dropped a song a week for an entire month or two, believing that they are on their grind like a skater, but no artist has ever tried to release a song a day for an entire calender year…Until Now. D.C....Read More

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Scotty The Kid - Say What Artwork

Scotty The Kid - Say What [Premiere]

“F**k the world, I’m a punk!” That’s the mantra Scotty The Kid lives by, and it’s served him damn well thus far in life. Making its world premiere right here on our front page, new single Say What finds...Read More

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Linus Young - City of Sin Artwork

Linus Young - City of Sin

A trip to Sin City is a rite of passage for any twentysomething, but a trip to the City of Sin sounds a lot more dangerous than strip clubs and all night-casinos. On its Booth debut, Island Def Jam duo Linus Young takes us on...Read More

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