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Big Boi ft. Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band - Damaged World Artwork

Big Boi ft. Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band - Damaged World

On Tremendous Damage, a standout off his Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors LP, Big Boi got real with listeners, acknowledging the struggle and pain that’s dogged his steps as he’s journeyed to the top of the...Read More

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TiRon x Ayomari ft. Anderson .Paak - My Supernova Artwork

TiRon x Ayomari ft. Anderson .Paak - My Supernova

Back in September 2011, Los Angeles buzzmakers TiRON and Ayomari launched their collaborative relationship with digital full-length A Sucker for Pumps. Two and a half years later, the partners-in-rhyme are getting ready to...Read More

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Blackbear - The Afternoon Artwork

Blackbear - The Afternoon

Recently heard lending his vocals to Flash&Flaunt, a Booth-acclaimed cut by Hawaiian rhymesayer Prie, Blackbear returns to brighten up our Afternoon with a brand new single of his own. On this wistful burner, the Golden...Read More

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Sidewalk Chalk - To Love You Artwork

Sidewalk Chalk - To Love You [Premiere]

Liking bad music isn’t a dealbreaker, but if you want me To Love You (as I am sure you all desperately want), you have to love hip-hop with a live instrumental twist. Lucky for you (or me), nearly everybody loves it,...Read More

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RyattFienix ft. Rittz - Suicide Artwork

RyattFienix ft. Rittz - Suicide

Back in January, DJBooth’s sister site, RefinedHype.com, declared RyattFienix the next artist to blow. Obviously their editors are not psychic, but they are totally on to something. The artist’s last single,...Read More

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Jesse Medina x Jake One - So Called Friends Artwork

Jesse Medina x Jake One - So Called Friends

From Jesus to Julius Caesar, numerous great individuals throughout history have been brought to ruin by their So-Called Friends. Bay Area emcee Jesse Medina is determined not to fall victim to the same fate, so he stays on a...Read More

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Jaymes Young - Dark Star Artwork

Jaymes Young - Dark Star

Last summer, we shined the Booth spotlight on Brooklyn beatsmith SmartChild‘s Jez Dior-assisted remix of Dark Star, a single off Jaymes Young‘s latest full-length. Now, we’re proud to bring you the original...Read More

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GOLD SPEX - Lost in the Sound Artwork

GOLD SPEX - Lost in the Sound [Premiere]

When life is getting you down, there are few better ways to get your mind off your problems than to dim the lights, put on some headphones and take solace in some good music. Jason Caesar knows just what I’m talking...Read More

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Duckwrth - TRAVEL Artwork

Duckwrth - TRAVEL

Though Duckwrth‘s last feature, March 2013’s MultiDimensional, won positive reviews on our pages, the Los Angeles rhymesayer’s taken his sweet time getting back to The DJBooth with a follow-up. Today, he...Read More

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Holoking - Wise Fools Artwork

Holoking - Wise Fools

Last month, Cloudeater‘s Chris Hunt and Chi-town emcee Diverse introduced Boothgoers to their newly-launched colleaborative venture, Holoking, via promo single Superhuman. Though that joint’s off-kilter vibe won...Read More

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Phantogram - Bill Murray Artwork

Phantogram - Bill Murray

Last Sunday, Punxsatawney Phil came out of his burrow and saw his shadow, heralding six long weeks of winter to come. Yeah, I’m not too happy about it, either. On the bright side, with all the hours you’ll be...Read More

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Dangerflow - Fall Before You Fly Artwork

Dangerflow - Fall Before You Fly

It’s common knowledge that, when baby birds are ready to fly, the mother will encourage them to test their wings by punting them out of the nest. Common knowledge is, in this case, totally wrong—apparently, they tempt...Read More

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Ellie Goulding x Angel Haze - Life Round Here Artwork

Ellie Goulding x Angel Haze - Life Round Here

James Blake has been getting a lot of attention in the Booth lately, despite not having a solo feature to his name. January’s Retro-Wilheim saw Alex Isley cover not one but two songs by the British recording artist and...Read More

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Bridge - L.T.C. (Long Time Coming) Artwork

Bridge - L.T.C. (Long Time Coming)

Given that Bridge‘s last single, September 8th, landed on our pages in mid-January, it’d be a stretch to say that the follow-up’s been a Long Time Coming. But even two weeks and change can feel like an...Read More

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Big Boi ft. Big K.R.I.T. & UGK & Blue Oyster Cult - GossipZilla Artwork

Big Boi ft. Big K.R.I.T. & UGK & Blue Oyster Cult - GossipZilla

Last week, Big Boi wowed listeners in the Booth and beyond with CPU 2.0, a new version of the Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors inclusion featuring a fresh instrumental and some silken vocals by Sade. Inviting Miss Adu to...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Decora - RADIO Artwork

Decora - RADIO

For an artist with a distinctive and unorthodox vision, creating work that appeals to mainstream sensibilities can be a painful and frustrating, if not futile task. That’s why, after struggling to conform the public...Read More

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Tall Tale Medicine Machine ft. Denmark Vessey - Shoe String Theory Artwork

Tall Tale Medicine Machine ft. Denmark Vessey - Shoe String Theory

According to some of the most current theories in physics, the world around us is made not of particles, but of strings, which vibrate somewhat like those on a guitar. To a scientific novice like myself, that sounds no more...Read More

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