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Ricky Dubs ft. Mick Jenkins & YC The Cynic - Keep It 100 Artwork

Ricky Dubs ft. Mick Jenkins & YC The Cynic - Keep It 100

Chicago’s Mick Jenkins and Bronx native YC The Cynic may hail from different regions, but their similarities far outweight their differences. For example, neither is able to tolerate even the faintest whiff of fakeness....Read More

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G-Unit - Ahhh Sh*t Artwork

G-Unit - Ahhh Sh*t

UPDATE: We’ve added the new Timo Alert-directed visuals for G-Unit’s Ahhh Sh*t single. Ahhh Sh*t! G-Unit is back with another fresh promo single, and this one finds 50 and company grappling with the ongoing...Read More

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QuEST - Hunger Artwork

QuEST - Hunger

After four singles—May 10, 2012, Automatic, Lost N**gas and Struggle Rapper—listeners endowed with basic pattern recognition skills have likely concluded that QuEST‘s next album is gonna be dope. Nonetheless,...Read More

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Phaze3 - Different Artwork

Phaze3 - Different

Introduced to the Booth readership via April 2013’s reader-approved Ur the One, indie R&B trio Phaze3 has been quiet for the past year and change. Today, they make their long-awaited return to our front page with...Read More

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ILOVEMAKONNEN ft. Key! - Doubted Artwork

ILOVEMAKONNEN ft. Key! - Doubted

Just hours after showing up as a guest on Trinidad Jame$‘s latest mixtape single, H.O.M.E. (Hating on Me), ILOVEMAKONNEN is back on our front page with his first solo Booth feature. On this freshly-minted promo cut, the...Read More

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Jarv Dee ft. Cam the Mac - Guns Around Artwork

Jarv Dee ft. Cam the Mac - Guns Around

On a societal level, the harmful effects of lax gun laws are clear. At the same time, when you’re living in constant fear for your life, and the police seem more interested in harassing than protecting you, packing heat...Read More

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White Gzus ft. Sulaiman - Where It’s At (Clasick Mix) Artwork

White Gzus ft. Sulaiman - Where It’s At (Clasick Mix)

Two buzzmaking spitters from the Windy City, Gzus Piece and Blanco Caine have joined forced to form aptly-named duo White Gzus. Our introduction to the rappers both individully and as a duo, promo single Where It’s At...Read More

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Tree - Bang Bang Artwork

Tree - Bang Bang

The role of chance encounters in the music game can’t be underestimated, and Noah Sims‘s story is a case in point. Windy City rhymesayer Tree met Noah and his mother while biking some merch to a handful of fans...Read More

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Trinidad Jame$ ft. ILOVEMAKONNEN - H.O.M.E. (Hating On Me) Artwork

Trinidad Jame$ ft. ILOVEMAKONNEN - H.O.M.E. (Hating On Me)

In the wake of Trinidad Jame$‘s split with Def Jam, those who have been shouting “one-hit wonder” from the get-go are undoubtedly feeling vindicated. But they shouldn’t congratulate themselves just yet. Today,...Read More

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Jonwayne ft. Scoop Deville - Kenan and Kale Artwork

Jonwayne ft. Scoop Deville - Kenan and Kale

The last entry in Jonwayne‘s ongoing digital series took its name from Nostradamus, a 16th Century French seer whose prophecies are cited (by the extremely gullible) to this day. This Wayniac Monday, the Stones Throw...Read More

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M-Dot ft. E.M.S. Crew - Today Artwork

M-Dot ft. E.M.S. Crew - Today [Premiere]

As his stage name indicates, M-Dot is all about “Making Doubters Over-Think.” The Boston emcee, on the other hand, doesn’t second-guess himself. He acts decisively, leaving foes with no time to react. For example,...Read More

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Your Old Droog

Your Old Droog - Sleepers

As Your Old Droog builds to the release of his debut project, the enigmatic Big Apple rhymesayer’s been attracting the attention, not only of hip-hop heads, but also of certain eminent personages in the rap game. Like...Read More

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J*DaVeY - The Ruins Artwork

J*DaVeY - The Ruins

Last week, J*DaVeY lit the fuse on their next independent full-length with Deadly, a seductive cut that won positive reviews from our readership. Not about to give that momentum a chance to die down, the Los Angeles...Read More

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Drew Godson - A Free’d Style (The Son’s Revenge) Artwork

Drew Godson - A Free’d Style (The Son’s Revenge)

Last we heard from Drew Godson, well, he wasn’t Drew Godson; he was going by MANNY. A year and a name change removed from his last feature, Holy Pirate, the emcee re-emerges with freshly-minted promo single A...Read More

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J.Alston ft. Rashine Lowk3y - We Good Artwork

J.Alston ft. Rashine Lowk3y - We Good

Wondering how J.Alston‘s been lately? Maybe not, since today marks his first appearance on our pages. Still, it’s reassuring to hear the Plain Field, New Jersey emcee (referred to the Booth by Luxe League...Read More

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Slaine ft. ILL BILL - Children of the Revolution Artwork

Slaine ft. ILL BILL - Children of the Revolution

With his eagerly-anticipated new solo album just a few short days away from release, Slaine returns to bless the Booth with another fresh single off the set. On Children of the Revolution, the thirtysomething emcee hooks up...Read More

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C Plus ft. The Kid Daytona & Chuwee - Who Got Ya? Artwork

C Plus ft. The Kid Daytona & Chuwee - Who Got Ya?

It’s halfway through August, and I still haven’t nailed down a summer romance. Sacramento spitter C Plus, on the other hand, has it in the bag. On new promo single Who Got Ya?, his first feature since Ski Beatz...Read More

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