Having thoroughly schooled hip-hop heads on The Definition of F*ck Sh*t with his last street album, up-and-coming rapper/rim connoussieur Alley Boy is getting ready to take the class on a little field trip. On the inaugural leak off his next street release, the ATL native treats us to a guided tour of “My World” – also known as Purgatory, “the place between heaven and hell.” While the lazily-drawled portrait of street life Alley Boy paints over beatsmith Mike Caren‘s bombastic blend of soul samples and bass-booming percussion is unlikely to convert listeners who weren’t digging the unapologetically Southern style he showcased on his first Booth feature, those who could ride with Tall should find the swagger-drenched braggadocio and hard-nosed tough talk he delivers here equally enjoyable. If you fall into the latter camp, you’ll be able to hear plenty more where this came from on the Atlantic Records/Duct Tape signee’s Purgatory mixtape, scheduled to hit the ‘net August 3.
Listen to More: Alley Boy Written by richard
Atlantic Records/Duct Tape
First DJ Booth Appearance:
Total DJ Booth Features:
Member Reviews and Ratings
- Top Hip Hop / R&B Music Chart (April 14, 2014)
- Future - Honest LP
- Nas - Illmatic XX
- Dizzy Wright - State of Mind EP
- Locksmith - A Thousand Cuts
- King Mez - Long Live the King
- Freeway x Girl Talk - Broken Ankles EP
- 25 Most Popular Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of March 2014
- Behind The Boards Interview Series: !llmind
- The Best Hip Hop Songs & Albums of 2013!
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.