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ShayGray - Hipster Hype Artwork

ShayGray - Hipster Hype

ShayGray‘s latest project is just a day old, but he’s already over it. Introduced to our pages with April’s Mazal Tov, the Tel Aviv phenom does his best impression of a tragically hip twentysomething on...Read More

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Jez Dior ft. Olivver - Kings/1ØØ Artwork

Jez Dior ft. Olivver - Kings/1ØØ

Lately, more and more artists have started releasing singles in packs of two. Just today, for example, singer Bridget Kelly dropped by with I Won’t Cry / Almost More. Jez Dior follows a similar blueprint on...Read More

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Benny Cassette - Raging Bull Artwork

Benny Cassette - Raging Bull

I’ve been obsessed with Martin Scorcese lately, so last week I watched Raging Bull for the first time. All I can say is, damn. While the latest feature from G.O.O.D. Music singer/songwriter/producer Benny Cassette...Read More

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APB (The Airplane Boys) - On the Low Artwork

APB (The Airplane Boys) - On the Low

When you need to evade radar detection while piloting an aircraft, your best bet is to reduce your altitude. (Disclaimer: I learned this from playing Grand Theft Auto V, so you might want to get a second opinion before you...Read More

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Madison | LST - Even When It Hurts Artwork

Madison | LST - Even When It Hurts

Today marks Madison | LST‘s first appearance on our pages, but you’d best believe it ain’t gonna be his last. On new single Even When It Hurts, the NYC-born, L.A.-based rhymesayer lets know just how...Read More

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The Neighbourhood ft. Casey Veggies & 100s - Jealou$y Artwork

The Neighbourhood ft. Casey Veggies & 100s - Jealou$y

An indie rock outfit hailing from Newbury Park, California, The Neighbourhood introduce themselves to DJBooth readers with a fresh single off their next street album. On Jealou$y the Columbia Records/Revolve Music signees...Read More

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Kosha Dillz - What’s Going on Upstairs? Artwork

Kosha Dillz - What’s Going on Upstairs?

Living on the second floor of an old building in Brooklyn, I’m always the first to know when the people above me are throwing a party. Kosha Dillz is well aware of how easily noise travels from one apartment to the...Read More

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M&O (Milo&Otis) - Run! Artwork

M&O (Milo&Otis) - Run!

The title of M&O (Milo&Otis)‘s latest feature has a menacing vibe, but y’all should do your best to resist the urge to flee. If you do as the Chi-town duo say and Run! far away, you risk missing out on a...Read More

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Myke Bogan ft. Blossom - Pool Balls Artwork

Myke Bogan ft. Blossom - Pool Balls

Hip-hop and billiards: two great tastes that taste great together. On the lead single off his next street album, Portland rhymesayer Myke Bogan turns the clattering of Pool Balls into an unconventional backdrop for his...Read More

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The Red, Gold & Green Machine - Stop Trippin’ (Open Your Eyes) Artwork

The Red, Gold & Green Machine - Stop Trippin’ (Open Your Eyes) [Premiere]

Romantic relationships run on trust—and conversely, nothing destroys a promising love like petty suspicion. On their first Booth feature and latest single, an exclusive world premiere, Los Angeles-to-Canada connection The...Read More

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JMSN - Thing U Miss Artwork

JMSN - Thing U Miss

Two months isn’t long in the grand scheme of things, but JMSN‘s been such a regular presence on our pages that fans are presumably already fiending for new material. If that’s the case for you, don’t...Read More

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King Avriel - Judgment Day / Valley Idols Artwork

King Avriel - Judgment Day / Valley Idols

Even R&B royalty has to answer to the powers that be. On a new single off her next independent full-length, King Avriel offers herself up as a sacrifice for sins she may or may not have committed: ”I’ll admit to...Read More

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M.I.A. - Double Bubble Trouble Artwork

M.I.A. - Double Bubble Trouble

Double Bubble Trouble has a long and controversial history. M.I.A. originally released the video herself, apparently without her label Universal Music Group‘s approval, who blocked the video on YouTube on copyright...Read More

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On her last single, album title track Goddess, alt-R&B buzzmaker BANKS took a guy to task for his shoddy treatment of an ex-girlfriend. Male callousness and romantic strife are also prominent themes of follow-up Drowning,...Read More

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Nue - Outrageous Artwork

Nue - Outrageous

In an arena as noisy and crowded as the hip-hop game, talent ain’t enough; you’ve gotta look, act and sound Outrageous in order to stand out. Toronto-repping Booth newcomer Nue doesn’t seem like he’ll...Read More

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Earl Sweatshirt - Chum (Left Brain Remix) Artwork

Earl Sweatshirt - Chum (Left Brain Remix)

Earl Sweatshirt‘s first release since returning from his stint at a Samoan boarding school, Doris lead single Chum was a striking change of pace from his debut EP. On the track, he cast his diabolical persona aside to...Read More

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José James - EveryLittleThing Artwork

José James - EveryLittleThing

Some people (especially artists) work best in an atmosphere of barely-controlled chaos. José James prefers to have EveryLittleThing in its natural place. That precision and conscientiousness extends to the Minneapolis-born...Read More

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