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Mann - Hippies On The Lawn Artwork

Mann - Hippies On The Lawn

I’m sensing a theme here. Mann‘s forthcoming project (one of two dropping in the next few months) is entitled Shades Of Mary and is set to drop on 4/20. Though it is not attached to the high holiday project, the...Read More

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Asher Roth ft. Major Myjah - Last of the Flohicans Artwork

Asher Roth ft. Major Myjah - Last of the Flohicans

As corny and lame as it may be I love awful, cringe-worthy puns and a good play on words, so it’s no wonder I’m a fan of the title of Asher Roth’s latest single, Last of the Flohicans. Of course it’s...Read More

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Mathien - You’ve Made a Stone Out of Me Artwork

Mathien - You’ve Made a Stone Out of Me

In between his last appearance on DJBooth with Shine and today, independent Chicago singer/songwriter and producer Mathien has been looking to go from a stone of a man to the vulnerable, caring individual that he used to be....Read More

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Dizzy Wright - New Generation Artwork

Dizzy Wright - New Generation

From the Book of Rick James: “A mighty turnt rapper once proclaimed that it was Turn Up Season and it was so. That rapper’s name is Dizzy Wright.” If you don’t trust our sources, you can use New...Read More

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Luke Christopher - Rhyme Like Me Artwork

Luke Christopher - Rhyme Like Me

When I was 10, all I could think about was the Y2K bug and what life would be like in post-apocalyptic suburbia. For Los Angeles dual threat Luke Christopher, however, thoughts of bringing that “groove thing back”...Read More

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OnCue - Closer Artwork

OnCue - Closer

After going Way Too Far last October, Connecticut’s OnCue shortens the gap on his latest promo record, Closer. (We wouldn’t doubt that part of the inspiration behind the song’s title comes from how much...Read More

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Termanology ft. REKS - The Mecca Artwork

Termanology ft. REKS - The Mecca

With the Boston Marathon fast approaching this Sunday, it’s only right that we put our full endorsement behind the latest video from Termanology. Shortfyuz‘s mixing of light-hearted chimes with some boom bap on...Read More

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Mick Jenkins - Steam Artwork

Mick Jenkins - Steam [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

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MacKenzie - Can We Die Artwork

MacKenzie - Can We Die [Premiere]

The first time I watched The Wire, I felt like I could die happy. I’m sure MacKenzie feels the same way with his loved one. Okay, he may feel the joy of completion in his life a bit more than I did with the TV series,...Read More

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Pete Sayke ft. Brail, Neak & Slot-A - Hell On A Highway Artwork

Pete Sayke ft. Brail, Neak & Slot-A - Hell On A Highway [Premiere]

Yesterday, I stupidly promised a friend a ride home during rush hour; the 20 minute drive ended up taking around 45 minutes. I thought I knew all about Hell On a Highway, but that was before I heard this exclusive DJBooth...Read More

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Ballad - You Artwork

Ballad - You [Premiere]

Have a big date coming up? Maybe an anniversary? I know just what you need…You. No, not you as in yourself, but rather You, an exclusive DJBooth premiere from indie crooner Ballad. Of course, you can’t let that...Read More

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Sango x GoldLink - Wassup Artwork

Sango x GoldLink - Wassup

It was just two weeks ago that GoldLink unleashed his latest mixtape, The God Complex, but the DMV buzzmaker’s already started to miss the Booth. Thus, he’s returned to say “Wassup,” with a brand new promo...Read More

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Kid The Traveler x STRFKR - SayToYou (Remix) Artwork

Kid The Traveler x STRFKR - SayToYou (Remix)

Last we featured Kid the Traveler, back in February, the Orlando buzzmaker was struggling to stay sane as a relationship fell to pieces around him. Perhaps his efforts weren’t quite as futile as they seemed at the time;...Read More

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Matisyahu ft. Collie Buddz - Confidence Artwork

Matisyahu ft. Collie Buddz - Confidence

Reservoir, the lead single off Matisyahu‘s next studio album, received a surprisingly cool reception when it hit our front page in late March, but the Jewish reggae phenom isn’t letting the criticism get under his...Read More

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Wais P x Statik Selektah - Nasty Artwork

Wais P x Statik Selektah - Nasty

Though Wais P. is best known for his pimpin’, sex ain’t just a way to make a buck for the Brooklyn native; it’s also one of his favorite hobbies. In fact, he has yet to find a woman Nasty enough to satisfy...Read More

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Curtessy ft. Mo The General - Relate Artwork

Curtessy ft. Mo The General - Relate [Premiere]

Raw, the lead single off Curtessy‘s next EP, saw him unleashing bar after bar of tendentious trash talk over some appropriately aggressive, sampled production. Though he’s damn good at it, pummeling eardrums into...Read More

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Tasha the Amazon - Let It Go Artwork

Tasha the Amazon - Let It Go [Premiere]

We all know that the ladies are not the most well-represented group in hip-hop. While the female-to-male ratio is a little lopsided, there is definitely a growing number of females rockin’ the mic. Well, you can add...Read More

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