New Hip Hop Songs - Throwback Thursdays

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Lupe Fiasco - Kick Push Artwork
Get ready to feel old, Booth readers; it’s been the better part of a decade since Lupe Fiasco hit the scene with Kick Push. To heads like you or me, the 2006 release of the Chi-Town... More
Posted 11 months ago
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Aaliyah - We Need a Resolution Artwork
Artist: Aaliyah
The GOP and the Democratic Party, like many couples, are constantly bickering. Last week, the former’s intransigence over Obama’s health care reforms led to a full-blown government... More
Posted 11 months ago
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Clipse - Grindin Artwork
Artist: Clipse
Featuring: Pusha T
Though his debut solo set doesn’t drop till next Tuesday, Pusha T is already one of the most successful, established purveyors of coke rap in the industry. How did he attain this lofty position?... More
Posted 11 months ago
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Justin Timberlake - Cry Me a River Artwork
In a mere five days, Justin Timberlake will be unleashing the highly-anticipated sequel to his March junior set, The 20/20 Experience. Like its predecessor, the LP is guaranteed to burn up the... More
Posted 11 months ago
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Drake ft. Trey Songz - Replacement Girl Artwork
Artist: Drake
Featuring: Trey Songz
I know, I know—even in hip-hop years, 2007 ain’t exactly the olden days. But with Drake‘s junior full-length, Nothing Was the Same, fixing to explode onto record store shelves next... More
Posted one year ago
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Jay Z - Girls, Girls, Girls Artwork
Artist: Jay Z
Twelve years ago yesterday, Jay Z released an album that would, true to its title, became The Blueprint for hip-hop in the early 2000s. Since we’ve already shined the Throwback Thursday... More
Posted one year ago
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Snoop Dogg - Gin & Juice Artwork
Artist: Snoop Dogg
Today, Snoop Dogg is less a rapper than a multi-genre, multimedia juggernaut; from reality shows, to video games, to films, to (most recently) reggae albums, the Long Beach icon has left his mark on... More
Posted one year ago
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Beyonce ft. Jay Z - Crazy in Love Artwork
Artist: Beyoncé
Featuring: Jay Z
There’s no surefire trick to achieving a long-lasting relationship, but recording the top-selling urban record of all time together certainly doesn’t seem to hurt; 10 years down the line,... More
Posted one year ago
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Nelly - Country Grammar (Hot Sh*t) Artwork
Artist: Nelly
Once upon a time, if you asked someone to name the hottest rappers doing it, they’d list off Jay-Z, Eminem... and Nelly. Yeah, that was as strange for me to type as it was for you to read. But... More
Posted one year ago
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Kendrick Lamar - Hater Love Artwork
Throwback Thursday: This week will go down in hip-hop history as the week that Kendrick Lamar and Control took over hip-hop. So for today’s Throwback Thursday, we thought it’d be only... More
Posted one year ago
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The Pharcyde - Drop Artwork
Song: Drop
In regard to most rappers, saying that they know their lyrics backward and forward would be a figure of speech. When it comes to The Pharcyde, that’s the gospel truth. Drop, the 1995 lead single... More
Posted one year ago
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Camp Lo - Luchini (AKA This Is It) Artwork
Artist: Camp Lo
To date, most of our Throwback Thursday selections have been commercial hits that played an integral role in catapulting their artists to the upper echelons of mainstream success. This week, we shine... More
Posted one year ago
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Common - I Used to Love H.E.R. Artwork
Artist: Common
To this day, whenever I hear a rapper giving a first-person account of a romantic relationship, I listen between the lines to ascertain whether the woman (or, more rarely, the man) at the heart of the... More
Posted one year ago
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50 Cent - In da Club Artwork
Artist: 50 Cent
Earlier this week, 50 Cent fans received a disappointing piece of news: the rapper’s fifth studio album, Street King Immortal, had been pushed back indefinitely. But fear not—if you’ve... More
Posted one year ago
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Eminem - My Name Is Artwork
Artist: Eminem
More than any rapper before or since, Eminem has become a true household name. Whether you’re talking to a preschooler or your grandmother, the man needs no introduction. So it’s strange... More
Posted one year ago
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