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Locksmith ft. Jarell Perry - Imperfect Artwork

Locksmith ft. Jarell Perry - Imperfect

Awe-inspiring as it is to hear Locksmith simply go hard on the mic, the Golden State emcee is at his best when spitting brutally honest bars about his personal experiences. On new mixtape single Imperfect, he returns to the...Read More

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STL GLD ft. Ruste Juxx & REKS - Zombies Artwork

STL GLD ft. Ruste Juxx & REKS - Zombies

Thinking about getting in STL GOLD‘s way? You should probably reconsider, unless you relish the idea of resurrection as a shambling corpse; on their first Booth feature, the Boston-based twosome threaten to kill their...Read More

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Ziggy - We On Artwork

Ziggy - We On

When you’ve got confidence in your own abilities, it hardly makes a difference what the haters say. Just ask San Jose newcomer Ziggy, who assures his fans (and soon-to-be fans) that he’s headed to the top of the...Read More

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Luke Christopher - Heartbreak Fiction Artwork

Luke Christopher - Heartbreak Fiction

At the top of the month, Luke Christopher stepped into the Booth with Life Jackets, a video single that saw him struggling to win the trust of a new woman. Evidently things didn’t work out since, just two weeks later,...Read More

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Nas - Represent Artwork

Nas - Represent

On an album that, like Nas‘s seminal debut set, is entirely made up of standout tracks, it’s inevitable that some joints won’t get the shine they deserve. For example, Represent, which never received...Read More

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The Audible Doctor ft. Bumpy Knuckles- The Beast Artwork

The Audible Doctor ft. Bumpy Knuckles- The Beast

Despite featuring the lyrical stylings of NYC mainstay Consequence, single numero uno off The Audible Doctor‘s next solo set received a lukewarm reception on our pages. But the AMD/Brown Bag rapper and beatsmith...Read More

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Alex Wiley

Alex Wiley x Statik Selektah - Future Guns

Sometimes you listen to an unreleased record from an artist’s vault and wonder how the hell something so dope managed to fall through the cracks. Future Guns, a joint single recorded by Closed Sessions signee Alex Wiley...Read More

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Slaine ft. Jaysaun - Dopehead Artwork

Slaine ft. Jaysaun - Dopehead

There’s nothing wrong with a little recreational drug use, but let’s be real: people who overindulge in narcotics soon become shifty, erratic and generally unpleasant to be around. On his next LP’s latest...Read More

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Ab-Soul ft. ScHoolboy Q & Mac Miller - Hunnid Stax Artwork

Ab-Soul ft. ScHoolboy Q & Mac Miller - Hunnid Stax

With the release of his next album just two short weeks away, Top Dawg lyricist Ab-Soul returns to the Booth with another fresh single off the set. The follow-up to early May’s Booth-approved Stigmata, Hunnid Stax finds...Read More

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Dilated Peoples ft. Aloe Blacc - Show Me the Way Artwork

Dilated Peoples ft. Aloe Blacc - Show Me the Way

On the lead single off their forthcoming comeback LP, featured in mid-June, Dilated Peoples told us that they were as “Good as Gone.” So it might come as a surprise to see the West Coast underground vets stopping for...Read More

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Analogic & Madkem - Natural High Artwork

Analogic & Madkem - Natural High

In early June, Analogic and Madkem stoked the flames of anticipation for their then-upcoming collaborative debut with the release of Queens, a hustle anthem dedicated to their mutual home borough. Now that the project is on...Read More

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Devious ft. Kevin Gates - You Sleep Out Here Artwork

Devious ft. Kevin Gates - You Sleep Out Here [Premiere]

There are as many reasons for rapping as there are emcees. Booth newcomer Devious? He spits to wake listeners up—not just to his prowess on the mic, but also to the larger political realities of life in the streets. On...Read More

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UZOY - Cold Fronts Artwork

UZOY - Cold Fronts

Since we first featured her back in 2011, UZOY‘s stock has been steady rising in the game. Of course, with growing success comes a proportionate risk of former friends turning snake or taking advantage. On her latest...Read More

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Swade ft. SPZRKT - Everything Artwork

Swade ft. SPZRKT - Everything

Fresh off this week’s release of his latest mixtape, Empire State rhymesayer Swade drops by the Booth to introduce himself with a standout cut off the set. On this heartfelt jam, the STRT TRBL signee pays tribute to a...Read More

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Fluent ft. Action Bronson - Medallion Artwork

Fluent ft. Action Bronson - Medallion

What fun is a Supreme Victory if you don’t get a little something to remember it by? Fluent certainly isn’t gonna be walking away from his latest album without a souvenir. On the final pre-release single off the...Read More

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REKS x Hazardis Soundz ft. N.O.R.E. & Saigon - Garvey Artwork

REKS x Hazardis Soundz ft. N.O.R.E. & Saigon - Garvey

Boston phenom REKS has never been shy about his affinity for the Black Power movement; in fact, he’s at his best when spitting bars with a aggressively political edge. Thus, it’s easy to imagine the passion and...Read More

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Twista ft. Tyme - Dark Horse Artwork

Twista ft. Tyme - Dark Horse

“The Dark Horse: a little-known competitor that emerges to win or succeed although their victory is unexpected or unlikely.” Need an example to go with that definition? Look no further than Twista, a Chi-Town veteran who,...Read More

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