New Isaiah Rashad Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


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Feeling the Love in Chattanooga: My Experience at Isaiah Rashad’s Homecoming Show [Feature ]

Blue and beautiful, not a single cloud could be found in the sky as a sign indicated our entrance into Chattanooga; scenery fitting of a Thomas Cole landscape painting or a Ryan McGinley photograph. The sun glowed from above,... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad, “Nelly” & The Artistic Drive To Be No. 1 [Feature ]

One of my favorite writers died believing he was a failure. The books weren’t selling, the people weren’t reading—at his funeral, the minister didn’t know him as a great American novelist, but another... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad, Peter Pan & The Fear of Growing Up [Feature ]

Tension is in the air. Swords can be heard clashing across the seven seas. The audience watches with bated breath as two lifelong enemies engage in one final duel. Good vs. Evil, Young vs. Old, Peter Pan vs. Captain Hook. Our... Read More

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TDE’s Isaiah Rashad Announces 22-Date “Lil Sunny Tour” [Feature ]

With just a couple of months remaining in 2016, TDE has kicked things into high-gear.Fresh off the release of his full-length debut, The Sun’s Tirade, Isaiah Rashad announced today (October 24) that he will be... Read More

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GoldLink & Isaiah Rashad Make an Incredible Duo on New Song “Untitled” [Feature ]

Isaiah Rashad made his long-awaited return to our ears late this summer with The Sun’s Tirade, an album that hasn’t left my car speakers since the day of its liberation. Knowing how TDE’s album cycle... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad Reminds Us to Ask for Help on World Mental Health Day [Feature ]

Although the link between creativity and mental illness has been heavily embellished, there has always been plenty of overlap between the two on a purely anecdotal basis.For as long as hip-hop has existed, there have been... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad Forced to Tweak “The Sun’s Tirade” Due to Sample Clearance Issue [Feature ]

Earlier this month, Isaiah Rashad released his studio debut The Sun's Tirade, but in the last week, the TDE emcee has been forced to make changes to his LP due to sample clearance issues.��... Read More

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Dealing with Depression: Isaiah Rashad’s Story is My Story [Feature ]

The minute the beat dropped on Isaiah Rashad’s song “Hereditary,” I was hooked. Maybe it was the ease of his voice or the production’s haziness, or how much he was able to say in only a minute and... Read More

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Not Sorry For The Wait: The Art of Appreciating Anticipation [Feature ]

Seconds felt like minutes, minutes felt like hours, and hours were an eternity to a child awaiting the dawn of December 25. Anxious, excited, and inhibited by the holy spirit of Saint Nicolas, time simply moved at a different... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad “The Sun’s Tirade” 1 Listen Album Review [Feature ]

The dictionary defines the word demo as: a demonstration of a product or technique. In music, a demo is a collection of songs that are meant to demonstrate the capabilities of a performer. Back in the day, before the internet... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad’s “The Sun’s Tirade” Will Feature Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock & SZA [Feature ]

This Friday, September 2, TDE emcee Isaiah Rashad will release his long-awaited sophomore album, The Sun's Tirade.In anticipation of the release, label head honcho Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith has unveiled the... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad on His Addiction: “I Fucked Up, I Almost Got Dropped Three Times” [Feature ]

Isaiah Rashad will end his two year hiatus on Friday with the release of The Sun’s Tirade. Long-awaited would be an understatement, the anxious anticipation for his follow-up to Cilvia Demo has felt more like ten years... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad: “I’m Making a Mixtape Nobody Will Ever Hear” [Feature ]

Well, well, well. What do we have here?Late Sunday evening, TDE emcee Isaiah Rashad announced that mixing was complete for his new album, and that he turned over the project to label president Dave Free to be uploaded... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad Serves Up “Free Lunch” Video, Confirms Album Release Date [Feature ]

Isaiah Rashad’s “Free Lunch” hasn’t left my ears since its release late Sunday evening. The beat, produced by Cam O'bi, has an infectious bounce that makes it impossible to sit still while... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad Releases New “Free Lunch” Single, It’s Real Good [Feature ]

Seven months ago, TDE promised their fans that 2016 would bring new albums from ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, SZA and Isaiah Rashad. Three of those four albums, however, are still sitting on MixedByAli's studio hard drive.... Read More

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Our Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 [Feature ]

Right now everyone is focused on February 11 and Yeezy season, but there’s 10 more months to go in 2016, which means there's about a bazillion more albums to look forward to, including a number of... Read More

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Benny Cassette ft. Isaiah Rashad - Virgo Season [Stream]

Update: The BenMarc-directed visuals for Benny Cassette’s Virgo Season single have been added.While astrology has absolutely no basis in reality—sorry, new-agers—I’ll admit to having a little Virgo pride.... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad Hints That His Debut Album Might Drop Before 2016 [Feature ]

Since Cilvia Demo was released in January of 2014, fans of Isaiah Rashad have demanded more. Patience is a common practice among all TDE artists, a frequent reminder to fans that it’s not about... Read More

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I Fell in Love With “Cilvia” Almost 2 Years Ago, Isaiah Rashad’s Been Silent Since [Feature ]

[Image via Volture]It’s 9 AM on a Sunday.I wake up in a fog greeted by strewn about PBR cans, empty Gatorade bottles and the wrapper to whatever food I managed to get my hands last night; usually it’s a... Read More

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Kembe X & Isaiah Rashad - Caged Bird (Jager) [Stream]

On Tuesday, we saw Kembe X light the fuse on his forthcoming, Scion A/V-presented EP with As I Unfold, a reader-acclaimed collaboration with Ab-Soul. Now, the Windy City representative has joined forces with another member of... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad - Modest [Stream]

If you peep an interview with Isaiah Rashad, you’re likely to witness an extremely rare sight: a rapper exhibiting humility. But don’t get it twisted—despite his Modest, the TDE signee’s fully aware that... Read More

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Bet You Can’t Guess Who’s on Isaiah Rashad’s Rap Mt. Rushmore [Feature ]

When it dropped back in January, Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo stayed at the top of our album chart for weeks, and it's easy to hear why. The newly signed TDE emcee has a unique and thoughtfully dope style, but as the... Read More

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SZA ft. Isaiah Rashad - Warm Winds [Stream]

What? A week after the release of SZA‘s Top Dawg debut EP, you still haven’t copped the set? I’mma go ahead and assume that you just forgot the project had dropped—in which case, this freshly released... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad - Heavenly Father [Stream]

No album, mixtape or free project has streamed through my headphones this year, more than Isaiah Rashad‘s Cilvia Demo. And there is no track on Cilvia that I have listened to more than Heavenly Father. Therefore, there... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo [Album]

A splash of modern rap combined with vintage sounds and styles has proven to be a reliably successful, although difficult to execute, strategy in hip-hop, a genre deeply rooted in nostalgia. Mix an old automobile (say, a 1993... Read Full Review

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Isaiah Rashad - RIP Kevin Miller [Stream]

It ain’t just Isaiah Rashad‘s skills that set him apart from the competition. His priorities, too, are different from the usual. In the opening bars of his latest single, the TDE signee quotes Master P, spitting,... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad ft. Michael Da Vinci - Brad Jordan [Stream]

Heading into 2014, all eyes are on TDE. SchoolBoy Q‘s Oxymoron sounds like it could be one of the biggest albums of the year, and Kendrick also has a new LP in the works. Amid all this excitement over Top Dawg‘s... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad ft. SZA - Ronnie Drake [Stream]

Fresh off celebrating his addition to the Top Dawg stable with a Jay Rock/ScHoolboy Q-assisted remix of recent single Shot You Down, Isaiah Rashad keeps it in the TDE family on his latest promo cut, Ronnie Drake.... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad ft. Jay Rock & ScHoolboy Q - Shot You Down (Remix) [Stream]

Last month, rhymesayer Isaiah Rashad stepped into The DJBooth with his first feature of 2013, promotional single Shot You Down. The record won widespread reader acclaim thanks to Antydote and Chris Calor‘s smooth... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad - Shot You Down [Stream]

Absent from our pages since December of 2012, when he earned positive reader reviews for Hii (F**k Love), Isaiah Rashad is back in the Booth with guns blazing and a fresh promo single in tow. Premiered yesterday by Hot... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad ft. Rob December - Hii (F**k Love) [Stream & Download]

With states like Washington and Colorado recently legalizing marijuana, many DJBooth readers can now alter their state of mind legally. For those not lucky enough to reside in said states, you can use Isaiah Rashad’s new,... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad ft. Brian Cameron - Gusto [Stream]

Whatever Isaiah Rashad does, you can count on him to do it with Gusto, honesty and panache. Not featured on our pages since dropping off Fake Trill EP inclusion Like That back in September, the Chattanooga rhymesayer is back... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad - Like That ft. Rob December & Rikki Blu [Stream]

On the first single and title track off his next street release, Isaiah Rashad told us about some sh*t he don’t like: namely, Fake Trill individuals who make their real counterparts look bad. For the follow-up, the... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad ft. Rob December - Fake Trill [Stream & Download]

Real may recognize real but, for those who need a little assistance, Part III emcee Isaiah Rashad demonstrates how to distinguish Fake Trill from the genuine article on a freshly-minted promo single. Chris Calor provides a... Read More

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Isaiah Rashad - Part III [Stream]

Don’t worry; though Isaiah Rashad‘s first Booth feature and latest buzz single is Part III of a larger story, listeners should have no trouble jumping into the story in medias res. Here, The Antydote serves up a... Read More