Last we heard from Mike Schpitz, he was boasting about Gettin’ It – “It” being cash – in every way, shape or form imaginable. Today, on the second of four premieres off his forthcoming mixtape, the Kansan emcee’s Going for Broke with nothing to his name but “a dollar and a dream.” Whatever the truth may be (I’m guessing it lies somewhere in between), it’d be a shame to let a little self-contradiction hamper your enjoyment of a record this fresh. Maja 7th sets a triumphant mood on the production tip, flipping Brighter Side of Darkness’ soul classic I’ve Got a Love Jones for You into a beat befitting “that first joint you make after you get on.” Schpitz, for his part, spits like an artist on the cusp of greatness; in verses peppered with references to rap heavyweights, the emcee acknowledges his self-doubt, but expresses confidence that the momentum he’s built up will carry him over the edge – you can “bet your paycheck” on it. Fans will be able to experience the latest chapter in Schpitz’ ascent to stardom on March 30, when his Booth-sponsored The Prize Package Volume 1 LP hits our mixtape page for free streaming and download.
Written by richard on 03/8/11
Submit your Rating
The Prize Package
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"The Get Up (Remix)" (2009)
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- Lupe Fiasco ft. Sirah - Lilies
- ShayGray - No Sense of Accomplishment
- F*ck Norms: Why the Critics Are Wrong About Yung Lean
- Young Thug ft. Lil Wayne - Take Kare
- Jay Rock - Parental Advisory
- Logic - Buried Alive
- Run the Jewels ft. Zack De La Rocha - Close Your Eyes (And Count to F*ck)
- All 72 of Drakes Billboard Top 100 Songs
- DJBooth Announces Our New Top Prospects…
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.