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DJ Money ft. Bear Witnez!, Dee Boy, Midian & Raheem DeVaughn - Patron Artwork

DJ Money ft. Bear Witnez!, Dee Boy, Midian & Raheem DeVaughn - Patron

When I think about Patrón, the first adjective that springs to mind is “smooth.” DJ Money and I are clearly on the same page, because that’s also the defining quality of the DMV representative’s latest single...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Don Michael Jr. (aka Traxx Trigga) - No Seats At The Top Artwork

Don Michael Jr. (aka Traxx Trigga) - No Seats At The Top

At the top of the month, Traxx Trigga made his Booth debut as a solo artist with Co-Kane, a reader-acclaimed standout off his next street album. Today, the Jersey representative returns with a fresh single off the same...Read More

Average Rating: 43210
Daryn Alexus - Go Wild Artwork

Daryn Alexus - Go Wild

On her last feature, indie R&B buzzmaker Daryn Alexus was struggling with a guy who got jealous and possessive whenever he saw her having a good time—and they weren’t even dating! Now, it seems she’s found a...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Jon Bellion - Munny Right Artwork

Jon Bellion - Munny Right

On Can’t Tell Me Nothing, a 2007 single off his Graduation LP, Kanye West expressed his confidence that the big money headed his way would shut the haters’ mouths for good. It didn’t quite turn out that way...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Bryant Dope - The Best Part Artwork

Bryant Dope - The Best Part

You know that moment when you’re right on the precipice of a new relationship? “When you’re not in love but kind of in love, kind of wanna know where this feeling came from”? If you ask Bryant Dope,...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Gina Lee - We On Artwork

Gina Lee - We On

I’ve got good news and more good news, Booth readers: first off, T-Dot R&B songstress Gina Lee is doing much better than she was on last fall’s Broken Promises, which found her cutting her losses and walking...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Blackbear - Weak When Ur Around Artwork

Blackbear - Weak When Ur Around

It was only recently that Blackbear got his heart broken, so it’s understandable that the Los Angeles alt-R&B buzzmaker’s reluctant to dive headfirst into another relationship. On promo single Weak When Ur...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Joel Compass - Girlfriends Artwork

Joel Compass - Girlfriends

Back in April, on the reader-approved Forgive Me, London pop phenom Joel Compass showcased an admirable ability to humble himself in the context of a romantic relationship. Now that he’s made the necessary apologies,...Read More

Average Rating: 21021
Jacob Banks - Move With You Artwork

Jacob Banks - Move With You

I hope y’all have your dancing shoes on, because Jacob Banks wants to Move With You. OK, given that it’s 9:15 on a Thursday morning as I write this, you’re more likely to be rocking work shoes… or...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Chris Webby - Superhuman Artwork

Chris Webby - Superhuman

Like all kids—and most adults; let’s be real—the young Chris Webby fantasized about possessing Superhuman powers like the heroes in cartoons and comic books. But he didn’t just daydream. He also put in the...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper & Social Experiment - Wonderful Everyday: Arthur

It’s now been more than a year since Chance the Rapper dropped his breakthrough Acid Rap album, and while common wisdom would dictate that he drop a new project yesterday, since when has Chance done the expected. Case...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
Kali Uchis - Real Artwork

Kali Uchis - Real

Rappers are constantly talking about the importance of Realness, and bemoaning its scarcity in the game. Given the vital role honesty and authenticity play in romantic relationships, R&B singers should be equally...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Your Old Droog ft. Rast RFC - No Message Artwork

Your Old Droog ft. Rast RFC - No Message

“Don’t push me, ‘cause I’m close to the edge / I’m trying not to lose my head / It’s like a jungle sometimes / It makes me wonder how I keep from going under.” More than 30 years have passed...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Luu Breeze x G. Milla - Du$k Artwork

Luu Breeze x G. Milla - Du$k

In horror movies, getting caught outside after Du$k often means being at the mercy of creatures of the night. This freshly-minted joint promo single from Luu Breeze and G. Milla follows that convention, casting the T-Dot...Read More

Average Rating: 32101
Trizz - Reality Check Artwork

Trizz - Reality Check [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: 32121
Denzel White - Spotlights Artwork

Denzel White - Spotlights

Denzel White‘s debut feature, which hit our front page in late June, won largely positive reviews from Booth readers. After giving the freshly-released follow-up a spin, though, I have a feeling the reception this time...Read More

Average Rating: 43211
Ty Farris - We Rydahs Artwork

Ty Farris - We Rydahs

Ty Farris is a f**king rydah. Though most listeners likely guessed that from the title of his last digital full-length, November 2013’s Rydah Music, he evidently thought the point bore further emphasis. On a...Read More

Average Rating: 32121
 

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