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NeeQ

NeeQ ft. Mickey Factz - Gifted

A few months back, when NeeQ (not to be confused with NIQUE) first unleashed his latest single, the whole damn Internet slept on it—The DJBooth included. When you’re as clearly Gifted as the Creative Mics emcee,...Read More

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Palermo Stone - Milk & Honey Artwork

Palermo Stone - Milk & Honey

Back in May of 2013, Palermo Stone made his grand entrance into the Booth with Freedom Writers, a lyrically-driven jam reflecting on music, the struggle, and the power of young people to change the world. On freshly-minted...Read More

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Dizzy Wright ft. Nikkiya - I Need Answers Artwork

Dizzy Wright ft. Nikkiya - I Need Answers

Over the past week and change, we’ve heard numerous rappers weigh in on the events in Ferguson, Missouri, and their responses have been as different as the artists themselves: some feel predominantly sorrow and rage,...Read More

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The Audible Doctor ft. Guilty Simpson - Leave Me Alone Artwork

The Audible Doctor ft. Guilty Simpson - Leave Me Alone

Some musicians love to shoot the breeze with their fans. The Audible Doctor apparently ain’t one of ‘em. On a new single off his next EP, the Wisconsin-born beatsmith and emcee urges listeners to keep a healthy...Read More

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Joyner Lucas - Dear America (Don’t Shoot) Artwork

Joyner Lucas - Dear America (Don’t Shoot)

The shooting death of Michael Brown and the ensuing chaos in Ferguson, Missouri have forced black Americans to once again confront the fact that, thanks to institutional racism, they’re risking their lives every time...Read More

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Frank Leone - Across the Earth Artwork

Frank Leone - Across the Earth

Frank Leone has been quiet since February, when he dropped off BUMP in the Night, the latest single off his forthcoming independent full-length. Today, the Windy City phenom (and freestyle series alum) finally picks up where...Read More

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Lorenzo Asher - Dreamy Saratoga Artwork

Lorenzo Asher - Dreamy Saratoga [Premiere]

The DJBooth’s exclusive freestyle series isn’t just about allowing you, the readers, to enjoy some quality rhymes—though that’s a big part of it. It’s also about spurring artists to take their mic...Read More

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AD - PIA (Pigs in America) Artwork

AD - PIA (Pigs in America)

In the U.S., police shootings and excessive uses of force happen so frequently that it’s easy for people—those who aren’t close to these injustices, anyways—to see these incidents as normal. Now that Ferguson...Read More

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Lauryn Hill - Black Rage (sketch) Artwork

Lauryn Hill - Black Rage (sketch)

Given the title and timing of Lauryn Hill‘s latest feature, you could be forgiven for assuming that Black Rage was written as a response to Michael Brown’s shooting and the ensuing chaos in Ferguson, Missouri. In...Read More

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Saigon - Nunya Artwork

Saigon - Nunya

Saigon may be anxious for his story to be told, but he isn’t an entirely open book; some sh*t about him is just “Nunya bidness.” For example, don’t you dare get in his face and start asking for his baby...Read More

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Run The Jewels - Blockbuster Night (Part 1) Artwork

Run The Jewels - Blockbuster Night (Part 1)

These are exciting days for Run The Jewels fans; not only have Killer Mike and El-P just announced their signing to Mass Appeal Records, but they’ve wasted no time in getting a sophomore album on the release calendar....Read More

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Thee Tom Hardy - Any Type Artwork

Thee Tom Hardy - Any Type

Are you the owner of a Jeep with blown-out speakers… or Any Type of car with any type of speakers? Then Thee Tom Hardy‘s latest feature is your jam. (If you, like me, don’t own a whip, I’m sure he...Read More

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Tino - Survivor Artwork

Tino - Survivor

Ohio native Tino wrote standout track Survivor months before the current crisis in Ferguson roiled the nation, which should show just how fundamental the daily struggle to simply survive is for Black males in America. Over an...Read More

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Hilltop Hoods ft. Maverick Sabre - Won’t Let You Down Artwork

Hilltop Hoods ft. Maverick Sabre - Won’t Let You Down

If I were to list off the promising acts who ultimately lowered their standards and ended up disappointing me, we’d be here all day. In any case, I don’t have to worry about adding Hilltop Hoods to that litany. On...Read More

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Cobe Obeah - Heru Story Artwork

Cobe Obeah - Heru Story

Cobe Obeah‘s been quiet since December of 2013, when he enjoyed some delicious strawberries on reader-approved single The Hunger. Fresh off his miniature hiatus, the L.A. rapper, songwriter and producer has a new...Read More

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Dan Kanvis (DK)

Dan Kanvis ft. theWHOevers - Never Too Much

Last we heard from DK, it was summer of 2013 and he was checking his six for snakes in the grass on reader-approved promo single Which One. A year almost to the day later, the unsigned Chicago repper returns—under the...Read More

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Action Bronson - Easy Rider Artwork

Action Bronson - Easy Rider

Update: We have added the Tom Gould-directed visuals for Action Bronson’s Easy Rider single. After two independent full-lengths and a handful of acclaimed mixtapes, hip-hop gourmand Action Bronson is finally ready to...Read More

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