New Substantial Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


P.SO & 2 Hungry Bros. - Go Nuts ft. Tanya Morgan & Substantial [Stream]

P.SO and 2 Hungry Bros., the emcee and producer team who are set to release their Feast of Legend EP on August 28, have released Go Nuts, a Tanya Morgan and Substantial-assisted single. This Booth-approved selection follows... Read More


Substantial & Algorythm - Tony Stanza ft. Tonedeff [Stream]

Maryland emcee Substantial and BK producer Algorythm have released Tony Stanza, a feel good, punny-titled new single off their newly-released Always EP. The record features a guest verse from QN5’s Tonedeff and a piano... Read More


Substantial & Algorythm - Lasting Impression ft. Wayna [Stream]

Maryland rhymesayer Substantial is gearing up to release his new EP, the second of three consecutive releases, later this month. The first single released from the five-track project is Lasting Impression, which is produced... Read More


Substantial & The Other Guys - The Past… EP [Album]

The Past… is the first of three EPs leading up to the fourth studio album from prolific indie emcee Substantial. This time around, the veteran wordsmith has partnered with HiPNOTT Records production duo and fellow Maryland... Read More


Substantial - MLK (Dream Big) [Stream]

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous dream of equality may not have come to fruition quite yet, as recent racial incidents have sadly illustrated, but that doesn’t add up to a failure in Substantial’s book. In fact, it’s... Read More


Substantial (of Bop Alloy) - Splendor [Stream]

Recently, Bop Alloy member and 13-year hip-hop veteran Substantial was signed to HiPNOTT Records—a decision which label owner Kevin Nottingham referred to as a “no-brainer.” If you’re not sure what all the fuss is... Read More


Fjer ft. Substantial & DJ JS-1 - Children (QN5 Remix) [Stream]

Since I had to look it up, I’ll give y’all a hint right off the top: Fjer is pronounced like “fear,” not “fuh-jer,” and it’s Danish for “feather.” The moniker definitely fits, judging by the... Read More


Bop Alloy - Waiting Room (Freestyle) [Stream]

While touring the U.S. this past spring, emcee Substantial and beatsmith Marcus D. managed to step into the studio together for the first time since releasing Another Day in the Life Of…, their sophomore album under the... Read More


LEEHAHN ft. Substantial & Steph the Sapphic Songstress - Shoulders of Giants [Stream]

You know a Booth debut has made a big impression when our editors remember it a year later. Such is the case with LHA‘s Now or Never. Though LEEHAHN is on his own this time, Shoulders of Giants is just as memorable as... Read More


CunninLynguists Presents Natti ft. Sha Stimuli & Substantial - Architecture [Stream & Download]

Natti, a Kentucky rhymesayer best known for his work as one-third of the Cunninlynguists, is getting ready to launch his solo career with the release of debut independent full-length Still Motion. Coming on the heels of the... Read More


P.R ft. Skyzoo & Substantial - Set the Scene [Stream]

In the grand scheme of things, a month between a first and second Booth feature ain’t long at all—some artists spend years away from our pages before making a repeat visit. Nonetheless, in light of the tremendously... Read More


Substantial ft. Steph The Sapphic Songstress - Golden Lady [Stream & Download]

Back in 2013, while recovering from a preventative surgery for cancer, Baltimore emcee Substantial was inspired to begin work on a tribute to Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott, one of his foremost artistic... Read More


Substantial ft. yU - Movin’ Alright [Stream & Download]

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an emcee? On Movin’ Alright, Substantial, joined by fellow DMV emcee yU, gives us a glimpse into this world. While some like to present a grandiose lifestyle, this duo... Read More


Substantial - See Hear [Stream & Download]

To someone just passing through, Substantial‘s home turf might look like any other ‘hood. To the Baltimore rhymesayer, however, those city blocks are the repository of myriad hopes, dreams, struggles and triumphs.... Read More


Substantial ft. Kenn Starr & Kokayi - Grateful [Stream & Download]

Thanksgiving may be a month and change away, but it’s never a bad time to count your blessings. Maryland rhymesayer Substantial does just that on this freshly-released album bonus cut, expressing his Gratitude for all... Read More


Substantial ft. Homeboy Sandman & Javier Starks - Reloaded [Stream & Download]

At the top of the month, Bop Alloy member Substantial blew Boothgoers away with Check the Resume, a record from forthcoming album Home Is Where The Art Is which earned him an impressive 4.4-star average reader rating. Now... Read More


Substantial - Check The Resume [Stream & Download]

You may know Substantial as one-half of The R&R creators Bop Alloy, you may know him as the solo emcee who dropped Would You Be Mine, or you may not know him at all. In that case, I suggest you simply Check The Resume.... Read More


Substantial ft. Jsoul - Would You Be Mine? [Stream & Download]

Want to tell that special someone how you feel, but can’t seem to find the words? Baltimore representative Substantial is here to show you how it’s done with inaugural mixtape leak Would You Be Mine?. Here,... Read More


Kokayi ft. Substantial & Tamara Wellons - Summery [Stream & Download]

You’ve gotta love an artist who tells it like it is. Take Kokayi, for example: the DMV buzzmaker’s latest feature is titled Summery, and “summery” is exactly what it is. Fortunately for yours truly – since I... Read More


Gods’illa ft. Substantial & KingPen Slim - Everybody [Stream & Download]

Haven’t you always wondered, “If Erykah Badu hosted a mixtape, which artists would grace it’s cover?” Yeah, me neither, but since the CPR Blendtape is doing just that, I have to say it made me pretty damn... Read More


Substantial ft. Extended Famm - The W.W.K.Y.A. Tour [Stream]

Plenty of rappers have tackled the topic of hater-dom, but most keep their trash talk relatively low-concept; Substantial‘s first Booth feature is a decidedly different story. On The W.W.K.Y.A. (We Will Kick Your Ass)... Read More