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Kai Straw - American Cotton Artwork

Kai Straw - American Cotton

An experimental hip-hop artist hailing from San Francisco, California, Kai Straw introduces his left-of-center style to Boothgoers with American Cotton, a standout cut off his latest project. Here, Zay‘s subtly driving...Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Saigon ft. Papoose & Omar Epps - Sinners Prayer Artwork

Saigon ft. Papoose & Omar Epps - Sinners Prayer

As Saigon enters into the third chapter of The Greatest Story Never Told, the narrative is beginning to take a dark turn. On the first official single off his junior album (evidently Best Mistake was just a test run), the NYC...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Connor Evans - Trojan Horse Artwork

Connor Evans - Trojan Horse [Premiere]

When Connor Evans offered us the world premiere of his latest promo single, Trojan Horse, we were a little bit nervous. After giving it a spin and not having a Greek army crawl out my laptop and ransack my apartment, I can...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
DJBooth City Cypher #1 (ft. Emilio Rojas, Maffew Ragazino, Black Dave, HD & Kirk Knight) Artwork

DJBooth City Cypher #1 (ft. Emilio Rojas, Maffew Ragazino, Black Dave, HD & Kirk Knight) [Premiere]

Before there were corporate partnerships and trending topics, before there were platinum albums and worldwide tours, before most of America even knew that hip-hop existed, there were city cyphers; emcees gathered wherever...Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. Rico Love - Pay Attention Artwork

Big K.R.I.T. ft. Rico Love - Pay Attention

In late April, longtime DJBooth favorite Big K.R.I.T. released MT. Olympus. In three months time, our feature of the record has been shared almost 200 times and sits with an average member rating of 4.6 (out of a possible 5...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
PHENOM - Heist Artwork

PHENOM - Heist

Rittz, Tech N9ne, Twista, Yelawolf... all rhymesayers whom you can count on to pack more syllables into one record than some rappers spit in an entire album. PHENOM‘s destined to add his name to that illustrious list,...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
LL Cool J ft. Mavado - The Hustler Artwork

LL Cool J ft. Mavado - The Hustler

LL Cool J is known more as a lover than a fighter (except for that one time), but that doesn’t mean the hip-hop veteran can’t get gully when he wants to. On freshly-minted street single The Hustler, Cool James...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Black Milk - Detroit’s New Dance Show Artwork

Black Milk - Detroit’s New Dance Show

Sorry, Bobby Shmurda fans; despite the title, you’re unlikely to pick up any fresh moves from Black Milk‘s largest feature, Detroit’s New Dance Show. You may, however, learn a thing or two about dope beats...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Brainstorm (of Dyme Def) - Forever Artwork

Brainstorm (of Dyme Def) - Forever

Dyme Def rhymesayer Brainstorm has only had one solo feature in the Booth to date, but we’ll be seeing a lot more of him in the near future. Leading up to the yet-unscheduled arrival of his next LP, he’ll be...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
T.I.

T.I. ft. Victoria Monet - Stay

I’d say these were particularly turbulent times for T.I., but since when has TIP’s life been tranquil? As his beef with Floyd Mayweather continues to cause headlines, and his wife Tiny releases a song titled What...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Cap 1 ft. 2 Chainz & Skooly - Get Out Here and Werk Artwork

Cap 1 ft. 2 Chainz & Skooly - Get Out Here and Werk

A Chi-town veteran who’s been on his hustle since before the turn of the millennium, Cap 1 has previously been featured as a guest on Where U Been?, a 2013 promo single by 2 Chainz. Today, he steps into the solo...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Reach - Victorious Artwork

Reach - Victorious

Confidence is one of the prime factors in a good first impression, and Kansas City newcomer Reach certainly doesn’t lack that quality. On current single Victorious, the first-time featuree marches into the Booth with...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Johnny Phrank - Condo Artwork

Johnny Phrank - Condo [Premiere]

As a rule, rappers tend to have rougher edges than their colleagues on the R&B side of the spectrum but, like every generalization, this one has its exceptions. Today, we meet one of ‘em. An indie singer/songwriter...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Sean Brown - The Top Artwork

Sean Brown - The Top [Premiere]

Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who’s-who of underground and emerging emcees, including rising...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Muneshine - Venus and Mars Artwork

Muneshine - Venus and Mars

In a 1990s bestseller, Dr. John Gray told the world that women and men came from completely different planets. Personally, I don’t think the sexes are anywhere near as different as that metaphor suggests, but it...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Ces Cru ft. Tech N9ne - Power Play Artwork

Ces Cru ft. Tech N9ne - Power Play

In sports, a Power Play involves the concentration of a large number of players in a small area, with a view to overwhelming the defense. Though Ces Cru‘s new single features just three emcees, the title nonetheless...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Busdriver ft. Pegasus Warning - Colonize the Moon Artwork

Busdriver ft. Pegasus Warning - Colonize the Moon

Back in June, we heard Busdriver light the fuse on his sixth solo set with Ego Death, a lead single and title track which saw him trading motormouthed verses with equally eccentric mic-murderers Aesop Rock and Danny Brown....Read More

Average Rating: 32101
 
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