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Witty - Kindest Regards Artwork

Witty - Kindest Regards

Connecticut buzzmaker Witty has never been shy about putting his deepest emotions down on wax—and he’s won rave Booth reviews for his trouble. To paraphrase a cliché, though, a video is worth, like, a million words....Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Doomtree - .38 Airweight Artwork

Doomtree - .38 Airweight

Three years after the release of their critically-acclaimed sophomore set, No Kings, the Doomtree collective has finally buckled down to work on the follow-up. While they’re not ready to unveil anything off the project...Read More

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Ransom x Joe Budden - Vietnam Artwork

Ransom x Joe Budden - Vietnam

Earlier this year, Joe Budden and fellow Jersey representative Ransom took to Twitter to quash a beef dating back to 2007. That was a good start, but social-media reconciliations can, at times, be little more than uneasy...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Statik Selektah ft. Ab-Soul, Jon Connor, Logic & Francesca - Alarm Clock Artwork

Statik Selektah ft. Ab-Soul, Jon Connor, Logic & Francesca - Alarm Clock

There’s nothing better than hearing a song you love first thing in the morning… well, until you develop an association between the song and having to get up for work, and start to hate it. That part really f**king...Read More

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QuEST - Automatic Artwork

QuEST - Automatic

Last Monday, Jersey phenom QuEST lit the fuse on his next indie album with May 10, 2012, a reader-acclaimed jam that found him recapitulating some of his past struggles. By contrast, follow-up Automatic sees the Visionary...Read More

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Rob Regal

Rob Regal - The Reflection [Premiere]

Previously known to Booth readers as Lyriciss, the DMV representative who brought us Big Gold Chain and countless other reader-acclaimed jams has reinvented himself as Rob Regal. But don’t get it twisted—the change in...Read More

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Evan Black - Stay Young Artwork

Evan Black - Stay Young [Premiere]

When you’re a minor, you’d give anything for the freedom and respect that age brings. Then, somewhere along the line, birthdays start seeming a little less exciting. On his first Booth feature, a Booth-exclusive...Read More

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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

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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
 
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