Been jonesing for a new online series to keep tabs on? Beatsmith Terrace Martin‘s got you covered like bedsheets – to build anticipation of the 2010 release of his forthcoming The Demo LP, the West Coast mainstay’s kicked off a weekly series entitled The Demo Preview, beginning with a brand new cut called… wait for it… The Demo. The title is the only predictable element of this track, which sees Martin serving up an exultant blend of synth fanfare and hard-hitting percussion as his collaborators fire off their highest-caliber lyrical ammunition. Watts City rapper Bad Lucc and recent Booth interview-ee Wiz Khalifa head off the pack, the latter lacing the track with creatively-rhymed lines like, “[If you] think too small I get my ant-eat on/ and make sure all of the food in the pantry’s gone.” Jamaican femcee Lady G steps up to the mic third, delivering her opening bars a cappella, and Cali icon Kurupt jumps on board to end the track on an aggressive note. The headliner, however, says it best: “It’s just hip-hop.” If you like what you’re hearing, keep it locked to the Booth for future entries in Terrace Martin’s weekly series.
Written by richard on 11/18/09
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"I'm Toe Up (Remix) ft. DJ Quik, Kurupt, Terrace Martin..." (2008)
Member Reviews and Ratings
- DJBooth City Cypher #1 (ft. Emilio Rojas, Maffew Ragazino, Black Dave, HD & Kirk Knight)
- It’s Electric: An EDM Guide For the Hip-Hop Head
- Best/Worst Of The Week: Coolio Turns To Porn, Nicki’s Comical Booty & More
- Russ, The Wild Card #TopProspects
- Sean Brown - The Top
- Even More Porn Stars in Music Videos (NSFW)
- Common - Nobody’s Smiling
- Real Recognize Real: Wrekonize on Pink Floyd, the Rise of TDE & More
- Bobby Shmurda is the New Worst Thing to Happen to Shmusic
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.