New Hip Hop Songs - Editors Picks

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Wanz  ft. Warren G., Grynch & Crytical - To: Nate Dogg Artwork

Wanz ft. Warren G., Grynch & Crytical - To: Nate Dogg

If there were a Hall of Fame for hip-hop hookmen, Nate Dogg would be the very first inductee. On new promo single To: Nate Dogg, premiered yesterday via, Thrift Shop guest singer Wanz links up with a few talented...Read More

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Raleigh Ritchie - The Birthday Girl Artwork

Raleigh Ritchie - The Birthday Girl

Somewhere out in the world, there’s a special lady celebrating her born day. At least, she was celebrating it; Raleigh Ritchie‘s newest feature is a previously-unreleased jam pulled from the vault, so who knows...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Jared Evan - Charlie Brown (Revisited) Artwork

Jared Evan - Charlie Brown (Revisited)

It’s been nearly two years to the day since Jared Evan stepped into the Booth with Charlie Brown, an EP single vividly depicting the pain and frustration of feeling like an outcast. Today, the reader-approved singer...Read More

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CJ - Roots II (The Result) Artwork

CJ - Roots II (The Result)

In most cases, it’s not advisable to experience a sequel first; lacking any background knowledge or connection to the characters, you’re likely to be confused, bored or both. CJ‘s debut feature, Roots II...Read More

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Francesco Yates - Call Artwork

Francesco Yates - Call

Recently, Francesco Yates received a fateful Call from the offices of Atlantic Records. Now, after a detour to lay down a guitar track on Pharrell‘s G I R L LP, the 17-year-old Toronto native’s landed on our pages...Read More

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Anthony White - Gotta Have You Artwork

Anthony White - Gotta Have You

An indie crooner hailing from the Windy City, Anthony White introduces us to his ear-pleasing brand of R&B by way of lead EP single Gotta Have You. Patrick Pryor and LOSTPLAYLIST man the boards on this sensual jam,...Read More

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Ab-Soul ft. Jhene Aiko - Closure Artwork

Ab-Soul ft. Jhene Aiko - Closure

When someone says that they need Closure, what they’re really talking about is a moment in time that provides a proper, appropriate or peaceful ending. So, with this in mind, what type of closure is TDE solider Ab-Soul...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Busdriver ft. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown - Ego Death Artwork

Busdriver ft. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown - Ego Death

This one is not for the faint of heart. S**t, even the strong of heart might feel a little woozy after just one listen to Busdriver‘s solo Booth debut, Ego Death. Bus’s frenetic, jarring flow gets the track...Read More

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Goapele - Hey Boy Artwork

Goapele - Hey Boy

It’s summertime, and y’all know what that means: love is in the air. Whether you’ve found a special someone to hold you down from June through August (...and beyond?) or you’re still looking,...Read More

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Wrabel - Sideways Artwork

Wrabel - Sideways

Wrabel‘s first Booth feature, Ten Feet Tall, paired the Island/Def Jam signee’s heartfelt crooning and warm piano chords with the dancefloor-ready grooves of club heavyweight Afrojack. The combo was unorthodox...Read More

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Common ft. Vince Staples - Kingdom Artwork

Common ft. Vince Staples - Kingdom

Everybody get in the car, ‘cause Common‘s taking us to church. No need to worry if you’re not rocking your Sunday best; newly-released as the lead single off the Chi-town vet’s 11th studio album,...Read More

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William Bolton - Let’s Stay Together Artwork

William Bolton - Let’s Stay Together

When first I read the title of the latest feature from William Bolton (formerly known as Times New Roman, which remains his production alias), my immediate thought was, “Damn! It takes some serious testicular fortitude to...Read More

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Elli Ingram - All Caught Up Artwork

Elli Ingram - All Caught Up

Things have been looking up for Elli Ingram since she dropped by with C’Dawha back in March. For one thing, the UK pop songstress is head over heels for a new man. On freshly-minted promo single All Caught Up, Felix...Read More

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Ab-Soul ft. The O’My’s - These Days Artwork

Ab-Soul ft. The O’My’s - These Days

With the release of his third independent album on the horizon, Ab-Soul and his team at TDE are in full-on promo mode. Following Booth-approved singles Tree Of Life and Stigmata, as well as the overhyped but underwhelming...Read More

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20Syl ft. Oddisee - Ongoing Thing Artwork

20Syl ft. Oddisee - Ongoing Thing

Previously heard rapping en Français on The Procussions’ Phantasm (Atom Remix), French emcee, DJ and beatsmith 20syl hops into the driver’s seat to bring us new EP single Ongoing Thing. Rather than showcasing his...Read More

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Jack Freeman - Mr Incredible Artwork

Jack Freeman - Mr Incredible

Booth readers know indie singer/songwriter Jack Freeman as, well, Jack Freeman. To your girl, though, he’s Mr. Incredible. A far cry from the heartfelt acoustic balladry of March’s 50 First Dates, the unsigned...Read More

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REKS ft. Fredro Starr & Ruste Juxx - Unholy Artwork

REKS ft. Fredro Starr & Ruste Juxx - Unholy

On their upcoming collaborative full-length, Boston rhymesayer REKS and producer Hazardis Soundz will offer their take on the classic conflict between good and evil, dedicating one “side” of the project to God and the...Read More

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