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James Fauntleroy - Year Round Artwork

James Fauntleroy - Year Round

They say love comes and goes, but James Fauntleroy wants to prove “them” wrong. On this freshly-minted promotional single, his fourth in the last eight days, he tells his girl to clear her schedule, ‘cause he wants...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Kyle Rapps ft. Adrienne Mack-Davis - The Sky’s on Fire Artwork

Kyle Rapps ft. Adrienne Mack-Davis - The Sky’s on Fire

As Warner Bros. cartoons have taught us, it’s entirely possible to walk through thin air as long as you don’t look down and psych yourself out. Just to be safe, Kyle Rapps is keeping his gaze pointed upward as he...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Big K.R.I.T. x ASTR - Just Last Week (Remix) Artwork

Big K.R.I.T. x ASTR - Just Last Week (Remix)

One of seven fresh records released as part of the Mississippi repper’s #WeekOfKRIT series, Big K.R.I.T.‘s Lac Lac racked up more listens than any other DJBooth feature in March. In other words, the Def Jam...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Mapei - Don’t Wait Artwork

Mapei - Don’t Wait

Listening to music is such hard work that it can be tempting to put off a new track till the next day, and enjoy it with fresh ears. As far as Mapei‘s current single, Don’t Wait, though, I suggest you do as the...Read More

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Sean Leon - Black Punk Motherfxcker Artwork

Sean Leon - Black Punk Motherfxcker

Last week, Sean Leon introduced himself to The DJBooth with Elephant Graveyard/100 Shots, a two-part cut whose dark, eclectic vibe won it positive reviews on our pages. Premiered yesterday via Noisey, Black Punk Motherfxcker...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
AWAR

AWAR - Let It Shine

To paraphrase a song I learned in Sunday School, if you’ve got a light, you should Let It Shine. AWAR doesn’t need to be told twice—for the NYC native, flaunting what he’s got comes naturally. On the first...Read More

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Grieves - Serpents Artwork

Grieves - Serpents

For a lot of us, the phrase “Winter & the Wolves” immediately calls to mind Game of Thrones (After all, the new season starts this weekend.), but after Serpents slithers into your brain, you will only be able...Read More

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Cassie Steele - MAD Artwork

Cassie Steele - MAD

Let’s play Name That Artist! Canadian, a sound made for the radio, and had a big role Degrassi. No, not Drake, though that’s not a bad guess; we are actually talking about Cassie Steele. Coming out of nowhere with...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
MindsOne & Kev Brown ft. Homeboy Sandman - Pop Artwork

MindsOne & Kev Brown ft. Homeboy Sandman - Pop

Sometimes, you get sick of heady concepts and lyrical pyrotechnics, and you just want to listen to a catchy Pop song. If you’re having one of those days, you may want to hit the “back” button; despite what its title...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Locksmith ft. Leah Tysse - Hardest Song Ever Artwork

Locksmith ft. Leah Tysse - Hardest Song Ever

For some rappers, making music that’s “hard” just means yelling really f**king loud about firearms. Locksmith‘s Hardest Song Ever, however, contains no gat talk or vocal cord-shredding shouts. Rather, it draws...Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Ibn Inglor - CHAMBERS Artwork

Ibn Inglor - CHAMBERS

DAMAGED, the last single off Ibn Inglor‘s forthcoming full-length, won positive reviews for its hard-hitting verses but left certain fans hungry for something a little more adventurous. The Windy City emcee must have...Read More

Average Rating: 21321
Christon Gray ft. Swoope - Vanish Artwork

Christon Gray ft. Swoope - Vanish

This is only Christon Gray‘s first feature on our pages, but the indie-R&B buzzmaker is already thinking of packing his things, jumping in his car and Vanishing over the horizon. I’m sincerely hoping he...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Thurz

THURZ - High Castle

Though THURZ did get together with our own Nathan S. for a 3 Shots… interview earlier this year, he hasn’t blessed our pages with a fresh audio feature since dropping Punky Brewster back in October. Today, the...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Big Boi ft. Wings & Kelly Rowland & Little Dragon - Mrs. Vandebilt Artwork

Big Boi ft. Wings & Kelly Rowland & Little Dragon - Mrs. Vandebilt

On March 18, Big Boi brought #MashUpMondays to an end with Part Time Hater. April Fools! He was actually just taking a week off. Yesterday, the Outkast member unexpectedly resurrected the series with a Paul McCartney-inspired...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Wale ft. Rick Ross & Common - Sunshine (Remix) Artwork

Wale ft. Rick Ross & Common - Sunshine (Remix)

Though Wale‘s junior set hit stores back in June of 2013, The Gifted is a gift that just seems to keep on giving. Just in time for spring, the DMV heavyweight has liberated the official remix of Sunshine, a soulful...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Girl Talk & Freeway ft. Waka Flocka Flame - Tolerated Artwork

Girl Talk & Freeway ft. Waka Flocka Flame - Tolerated

Girl Talk is best known for flipping and recontextualizing beats and vocals from pre-existing jams, but the producer’s trying something a little different—more traditional, in fact—with his next project. A...Read More

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Metis

Metis - Bruce Lee [Premiere]

For most viewers, martial art flicks are a form of adrenaline-pumping escapism. When Metis sits down to watch Enter the Dragon, however, he feels like he’s looking in the mirror. On his latest promotional song release,...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
 
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