New Jay Rock Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Top Dawg on Jay Rock’s Next Album: “We Are Getting Close to Lift Off” [Feature ]

TDE's original success story, Jay Rock, is inching closer to the release of his third full-length album. On Tuesday (August 22), TDE head honcho Top Dawg shared a short video clip on Instagram of Rock and TDE... Read More


Family Business: Why TDE Is the Best Label to Become an Artist [Feature ]

These days, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul spend basically all their time together, but the quartet didn't grow up friends. They didn't meet at school. They'd all been working on rap music... Read More


Alphabet Assassins: 10 Best Alliterative Hip-Hop Songs, Ranked [Feature ]

Depending on who you ask, there are countless criteria for what constitutes a great emcee. One nearly universal, indisputable quality of an emcee's dominance, however, is wordplay. An emcee’s ability to... Read More


Jay Rock Wants to Know if Fans Are “Ready for New Jay Rock?” [Feature ]

SZA might be the first TDE artist to release an album in 2017, but Jay Rock's third studio album might not be too far behind. On Sunday evening (January 15), Rock posted a text image to his own Instagram,... Read More


Isaiah Rashad is Next, But Have You Heard This Jay Rock Snippet? [Feature ]

At the beginning of August, TDE show-runner Top Dawg teased a September 2 release via his Twitter, a date we later learned belonged to Isaiah Rashad's upcoming Free Lunch. Thanks to the acclaim of his... Read More


TDE Emcee Jay Rock Badly Injured in Motorcycle Crash [Feature ]

Life is a motherfucker. For hip-hop and Top Dawg Entertainment, the 58th annual GRAMMY Awards will be a night to remember. Kendrick’s To Pimp A Butterfly took home multiple awards, he gave an on-air... Read More


Jay Rock’s “90059” Album Projects to Sell 15K Copies - Ouch? [Feature ]

First week sales projections for Jay Rock's 90059 album are out and they aren't looking particularly impressive. HitsDailyDouble reports that Rock's first album in four years is on pace to sell approximately... Read More


Jay Rock - 90059 [Album]

At long last, the day is here, and we didn’t even have to wait until 2016! After a unique release strategy that demanded a certain number of pre-orders were received, and despite the fear of many that we wouldn’t be able... Read Full Review


Jay Rock - Vice City ft. Black Hippy [Stream]

Read our 1 Listen album review of Jay Rock’s 90059 album here. Read More


Jay Rock “90059” | 1 Listen Album Review [Feature ]

At long last, the day is here, and we didn’t even have to wait until 2016! After a unique release strategy that demanded a certain number of pre-orders were received, and despite the fear of many that we wouldn’t... Read More


Jay Rock - Easy Bake ft. Kendrick Lamar & SZA [Stream]

As we continue to wait (im)patiently for Jay Rock‘s forthcoming 90059 album, or at least for news concerning a finalized release date, a new offering from the LP has hit the ‘net. Produced by ThankGod4Cody, The... Read More


Jay Rock Didn’t Murder Kendrick on “Money Trees” [Feature ]

Jay Rock is so hot right now not even a money tree could shade him. With a few record releases, a listening session and an album that we may be able to hashtag and pre-order into existence the Jay Rock train is picking up... Read More


Jay Rock’s “90059” Album Isn’t Coming Out Until You Pre-Order [Feature ]

The last week has seemingly been all about Jay Rock. After years of waiting for a sophomore album, Rock's label, TDE, announced that 90059 was on the way. Since we live in the Age of the Surprise Album, it... Read More


Jay Rock - 90059 ft. Lance Skiiiwalker [Stream]

Update: The PANAMÆRA and The Little Homies-directed visuals for Jay Rock’s 90059 single have been added. TDE emcee Jay Rock has released 90059, a new single that is titled after one of the Los Angeles zip codes. The... Read More


Exclusive: Jay Rock “90059” Listening Session Tracklist [Feature ]

[Photo via Instagram] Jay Rock was TDE's original emcee, but in the four years since his debut studio album, Follow Me Home, Jay has largely played a supporting role, always ready to ride for Kendrick, Q, Solo and... Read More


Jay Rock: It’s Finally Time for TDE’s Original Soldier to Shine [Feature ]

[Art by BokkaBoom] It’s Friday night at 9:22 PM. My download for Jay Rock’s Follow Me Home won’t finish for another 36 minutes, I only found it after scouring the deep trenches of the internet for... Read More


Jay Rock - Gumbo [Stream]

We didn’t receive an invitation from TDE for their 4th of July barbecue, but they did announce their menu earlier this morning. The main dish? A bowl of Jay Rock‘s classic Gumbo. The musical meal was produced by... Read More


Jay Rock - Money Trees Deuce [Stream]

Update: The Jack Begert-directed visuals for Jay Rock’s Money Trees Deuce single have been added. Found on Kendrick Lamar’s breakout debut album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, Money Trees featuring Jay Rock was a fan... Read More


Bad Lucc - Get Em ft. Problem & Jay Rock [Stream]

While Bad Lucc and Problem continue to work on their forthcoming collaborative album, they plan to drop heater after heater to build up buzz. After bringing us to the Top of the Diamond a couple weeks ago, they’re back... Read More


Kendrick Lamar ft. Jay Rock - Money Trees (Live Bacardi Performance) [Stream]

Halle Berry, or hallelujah? Pick your poison, tell me what you doing. Kendrick Lamar once again poised that question to a hyped crowd at the Bacardi Triangle mini-festival in Puerto Rico (check out our recap) and the DJBooth... Read More


Jay Rock - Parental Advisory [Stream]

Update: The Dave Free & Christian San Jose-directed visuals for Jay Rock’s Parental Advisory single have been added. When you hit play on a new record by Jay Rock, it’s pretty much a given that you’re... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar & Chantal - Pay For It [Stream]

Kendrick Lamar may be the Top Dawg at TDE, but newer fans of the west coast label and their movement should be reminded that the first TDE emcee to catch a break was Jay Rock. Formerly signed to deals at both Warner Bros. and... Read More


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


Did Jay Rock Murder Kendrick on “Money Trees”? An Absurdly Detailed Investigation [Feature ]

An article about a RefinedHype article? Fuck yes an article about a RefinedHype article. Because RefinedHype Nation is the greatest, Lucas' recent "Did Big Sean Really Say He Can Out Rap Anyone?" article took a sharp... Read More


Black Hippy - U.O.E.N.O. (Remix) [Stream & Download]

Yesterday, Kendrick Lamar and his Black Hippy colleagues kicked off the good kid, m.A.A.d. city World Tour in Las Vegas, Nevada. Even while on the road, K.Dot and company are committed to keeping their hungry online fanbase... Read More


Terrace Martin ft. Jay Rock & Wendi Vaugn - Why [Stream & Download]

Still waiting on a drop date for his next full-length, Terrance Martin has swooped in to tide his hungry fanbase over with a record that didn’t make it onto the final tracklist. Why not, you ask? Apparently, the West... Read More


Kendrick Lamar ft. Ab-Soul & Jay Rock - The Heart Pt. 3 (Will You Let It Die) [Stream & Download]

In his review of Kendrick Lamar‘s major-label debut album, the Booth’s own Nathan S. goes so far as to call the LP a classic-in-the-making—and my ears find no evidence to the contrary. In case those and other... Read More


Nottz ft. Jay Rock & W.o.l.l - Somebody Tell ‘Em [Stream]

Nobody likes to be the bearer of bad news, but it has to be said: the majority of those who claim to be gangster are no such thing. And, why would they want to be? Contrary to popular belief, constantly dodging jail time and... Read More


Jay Rock - YOLA [Stream & Download]

Update: Click “Watch Video” above to view Jay Rock’s Fredo Tovar and Scott Fleishman-directed video. If you’re sitting in front of your Macbook right now listening to Jay Rock‘s latest cut... Read More


Ab-Soul - Black Lip Bastard (Black Hippy Remix) [Stream]

TDE truly is a movement, and since Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and ScHoolboy Q have all come out with new albums in the last year it’s got to be Ab-Soul’s turn to catch some spotlight. And since the crew rolls together, it... Read More


Strong Arm Steady ft. ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul & Jay Rock - Fair Fight [Stream]

Fair warning, this one is iller than an ebola outbreak. For Strong Arm Steady‘s new cut Fair Fight the L.A. trio grabs a beat from Boston godfather Statik Selektah that would have even invertebrates nodding their heads.... Read More


Ab-Soul ft. Jay Rock & BJ The Chicago Kid - Lust Demons [Stream]

Normally, I would not approve nor condone a young artist’s bold decision of sampling a soul legend’s music. I would say first, do your homework and find out what said legend is/was about, then and only then, can you... Read More


Treacherous Records ft. Jay Rock & K-Young - Back in the Days [Stream & Download]

Whether you came up in a gated community or the most impoverished inner-city ‘hood, there’s no escaping nostalgia’s pull. Making its world premiere as the latest leak off Treacherous Records’... Read More


Kurupt - Let Off ft. Terrace Martin, Ill Camille & Jay Rock [Stream & Download]

Though Tha Dogg Pound has been busy lately, releasing a 4/20-themed mixtape and cutting a promo single with Snoop, crew member Kurupt hasn’t stepped into the Booth with a fresh solo record since March 2010’s All... Read More


¡MAYDAY! ft. Black Thought, DJ Khaled, Jay Rock, Jon Connor, & Stevie Stone - T-N-T (Remix) [Stream & Download]

It’s freezing in the US of A right now, and with the climax of events happening across the nation, ranging from the cries surrounding the murder of Trayvon Martin to the heated debates on health care and civil liberties,... Read More


Jay Rock - Checkmate [Stream & Download]

Life is a lot like chess: it was invented in India in the 6th Century A.D., it takes place on an eight-by-eight grid, and I can never seem to remember how all the pieces move. OK, OK, so my analogical reasoning might be a... Read More


Tyrese ft. Jay Rock - I’m Home [Stream]

With the release of his latest full-length just one short day away, Tyrese has stepped into the Booth with one last leak for our listening pleasure. I’m Home finds the Watts, California crooner delivering self-confident... Read More


Problem ft. Jay Rock & Bad Lucc - Life [Stream & Download]

As the saying goes, “Life is what you make it”—it’s just that some start out with more to build on than others. On the latest leak off his forthcoming mixtape, Problem encourages listeners to “do... Read More


Glasses Malone ft. Jay Rock - No Sympathy [Stream]

Though the epic delays suffered by G. Malone‘s debut set left me skeptical whether the project’s August 30, drop date would stick, the project did in fact hit store shelves and online retailers yesterday. To... Read More


Kendrick Lamar ft. Jay Rock - My People [Stream]

A keen observer of socioeconomic ills (as we saw on his acclaimed #Section80 street album), Kendrick Lamar zeroes in on the issue of black on black violence on My People, his contribution to documentary film Bastards of the... Read More


Jay Rock - Follow Me Home [Album]

Gangster rap was the best and worst thing to ever happen to west coast hip-hop. Up until the late ‘80s L.A. was essentially a blank spot on the map – all eyes and ears were seemingly permanently focused on New York City.... Read Full Review


Jay Rock ft. Chris Brown - Westside [Stream]

While Kendrick Lamar enjoys his status as hip-hop’s current favorite Californian newcomer, it can be easy to forget about the rest of the TDE collective. It’s a good thing for Jay Rock that there’s more than enough... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Rick Ross & Birdman - Hood Gone Love It (Remix) [Stream]

Featured in late June, the original version of Hood Gone Love It did indeed earn Jay Rock plenty of love from heads in the DJBooth neighborhood. Well, prepare to fall in love once again; the cut’s official remix finds... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar - Hood Gone Love It [Stream]

Some rappers bend over backwards to give the people what they want, trying to be everything to everyone (and succeeding only once in a great while). Jay Rock, on the other hand, could care less whether or not you appreciate... Read More


Boaz ft. Jay Rock - On Behalf [Stream & Download]

With his latest full-length on the verge of release, Boaz has returned with one final leak off the project. This street banger sees the Pittsburgh emcee hooking up with West Coast homie Jay Rock to speak On Behalf of hustlers... Read More


Jay Rock - Boomerang [Stream & Download]

The good folks over at TDE must be sleep deprived because their camp continues to churn out new music at an incredible pace.  Following the recent feature of the Black Hippy collective’s Constipation, veteran TDE... Read More


Ab-Soul ft. Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q (as Black Hippy) - Constipation [Stream]

I know what you’re thinking: with all the fiber-rich granola consumed by your average flower child, how could a crew called Black Hippy be anything but regular? Oh – I was the only one wondering about that? Awkward.... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar & Giddy - Diary of a Broke N*gga [Stream & Download]

It may be cliché, but it’s true: no matter how bad you’ve got it, there’s somebody out there who’s worse off. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the eternally ‘hood Jay Rock is back with mixtape... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Trae & 50 Cent - Still in the Hood [Stream & Download]

This just in: West Coast mainstay Jay Rock, formerly a staunch representative of the streets, has left the big-city hustle and bustle behind to start a new life as a small-town farmer. OK, OK, that was a lie – and I should... Read More


Ab-Soul ft. Jay Rock - Lifestyle [Stream]

Ah, the Lifestyle of a rapper on the rise: the stratospheric stacks of cash, the adoring groupies, the expensive liquors – huh? That’s not actually how it works? On his latest mixtape leak, Los Angeles native Ab-Soul... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Rick Ross - Finest Hour [Stream]

After watching his debut album, Follow Me Home, collect dust on the label shelves for as long as he has, Jay Rock could be forgiven for feeling a little down. To his credit, though, the Watts, California up-and-comer’s... Read More


Omarion ft. Jay Rock - Hoodie [Stream]

After some early and extraordinary success, Omarion has largely spent the last couple years on the sidelines working out some label difficulties, but it looks like O is back on the court and ready to ball thanks to a signing... Read More


Laws ft. Jay Rock - Number One [Stream]

When an emcee introduces himself to Booth readers as Your Future Favorite Rapper and doesn’t get laughed out of the (figurative) room, you know he’s something special. On his latest mixtape leak, up-and-coming... Read More


Jay Rock - I’m Good Too [Stream & Download]

The 110th entry in our Freestyle Series comes courtesy of Jay Rock, the Inglewood up-and-comer who brought us reader-acclaimed cuts Day One Girl and Follow Me Home (California Soul). On his brand new,... Read More


Jay Rock Spits “I’m Good Too” for Freestyle Series [Feature ]

New York, N.Y. -- Jay Rock, the Inglewood up-and-comer who brought us reader-acclaimed cuts "Day One Girl" and "Follow Me Home (California Soul)," has stepped into the Booth with the 110th entry in our Freestyle... Read More


Focus ft. Crooked I, Jay Rock, Marsha Ambrosius, & Kida - Homage to Dr. Dre [Stream]

Able to craft hard-hitting, sampled rap beats and retro soul instrumentals with equal ease, Focus is nothing if not versatile. Now calling himself TheRealFocus…, the Aftermath in-house producer has undertaken perhaps... Read More


Glasses Malone ft. Jay Rock & Snoop Dogg - Before It All Ends [Stream]

There’s simply nothing like making a living doing what you love. Just ask Glasses Malone, who spends his days enjoying his two favorite pastimes: hustling and ‘ho’s. Simply put, he’s living every... Read More


Jay Rock ft. BJ The Chicago Kid - Day One Girl [Stream]

When you’re signed to a major label and your album’s in development hell, you can bet that, on top of it all, the project will be plagued by leaks (just ask Lil Wayne, Keri Hilson, and Rico Love).  Such has been... Read More


Nipsey Hussle ft. Jay Rock & Maino - Hussle in the House (All Money In Remix) [Stream]

Nipsey Hussle‘s been a familiar face in the Booth for quite a while now, but those who still don’t know what he’s all about would do well to check out his newly-released official remix of Hussle in the... Read More


Jay Rock ft. The Game - Follow Me Home (California Soul) [Stream]

If you experience a little déjà vu during the opening bars of this record, don’t worry—you probably have heard it before.  Originally featured in January ‘08 as California Soul, the cut met with a... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Busta Rhymes - Beat A Rapper Down [Stream]

If you’re like most hip-hop fans, there’s at least one rapper you’re so sick of that you wish (mainly in jest) somebody would just knock his lights out.  Inglewood, California rapper Jay Rock feels the... Read More


Jay Rock ft. The Game, Gorilla Zoe & Busta Rhymes - All My Life (Remix) [Stream]

Jay Rock, the street soldier recently seen doing guest duty on fellow Left Coaster Nipsey Hussle‘s Army All By Myself, is back in the Booth with a remixed version of All My Life.  Though Jay’s opening verse,... Read More


Nipsey Hu$$le ft. Jay Rock, 2pac & June Summers - Army All By Myself [Stream]

Currently preparing to drop Vol. 3 of his Bullets Ain’t Got No Name mixtape series, Nipsey Hussle is back in the house with a brand new record.  Though the Slauson boy has titled his latest Booth feature Army All... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Tyrese - Respect Me [Stream]

In his home city of Watts, up-and-coming rapper Jay Rock was shot during a street dispute.  Left for dead, but emerging alive and awake in a hospital bed, Jay reflects on his life, culminating in his discovery that the... Read More


The Game ft. Ya Boy, Crooked I, Jay Rock, K. Dot, Juice, DUBB & Ab-Soul - Big Dreams (WC Remix) [Stream]

DJBooth affiliate DJ Ill Will, along with DJ Rampage, has taken a big dream and made it much much bigger.  Following the release of The Game’s street single, Big Dreams, the two West Coast based DJ’s scooped up... Read More


Jay Rock ft. Lil’ Wayne & - All My Life [Stream]

Imagine growing up in an environment where everyone around you expects you to fail.  Imagine making it to your 21st birthday, only to realize all your best friends are either behind bars or six feet deep.  If you... Read More


Jay Rock ft. The Game - California Soul [Stream]

The newest rapper to attempt a revival of the West Coast hip-hop scene is Watts’ Jay Rock, and by the sound of things, he knows it will take some work.  Jay gives a blow-by-blow account of his lifestyle, during a... Read More


Eastwood ft. The Game & Jay Rock - West Really [Stream]

Hailing from Inglewood is Southern California’s newest talent, Eastwood.  The inactive Blood was previously signed to Black Wall Street Records before going independent, but now looks to bring back the West Coast... Read More


Jay Rock - Lift Me Up [Stream]

Jay Rock has been making noise on the mixtape scene for a while, but now with major label backing from Warner Bros. he hopes to make his mark on the hip-hop world.  The first thing you notice about Jay Rock on the... Read More