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Dave East on the Intersection of Fatherhood & Hip-Hop: “I Gotta Have a Filter” [Feature]

Dave East is a changed man. Not because he spent six months behind bars for selling drugs, or because he spent two years working under the mentorship of Nas at Mass Appeal, but because he became a father.In a new interview... Read More

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Young Thug is the Prince of Hip-Hop [Feature]

Let’s make one thing clear straight away—without Prince, there would absolutely be no Young Thug. The flamboyantly funky icon not only blessed the world with his unique musical perspective, he forced a nation of... Read More

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D.R.A.M. on How Life’s Changed: “For The Next Six Months, I Have Two Free Days” [Feature]

The same week D.R.A.M.'s hit single "Broccoli"—already No. 1 on the Rap Chart—entered the Top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 Chart, the Hampton, Virginia-raised artist sat down with Elliott Wilson and... Read More

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Juicy J’s “Ballin” Single “Featuring” Kanye is an Exercise in Unmet Expectations [Feature]

Juicy J and Kanye West on the same track is a guaranteed banger, right? Wrong.On Wednesday (September 28), the Three 6 Mafia rapper unveiled "Ballin," a brand new single off his forthcoming Rubba Band Business:... Read More

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Strange Music & Monster Energy Announce Winner of Tech N9ne’s Warrior Built Contest [Feature]

In early August, DJBooth joined forces with Strange Music and Monster Energy for Tech N9ne's Warrior Built Emcee Contest. 4,000 submissions later, we're proud to announce that Bloomington, Illinois... Read More

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André 3000 to Deliver Huge Co-Sign to $ilk Money on “DECEMBA” Remix [Feature]

Richmond, Virginia-based rapper $ilk Money, a member of the Divine Council crew with Lord Linco, Cyrax! and Chicago producer ICYTWAT, has announced that André 3000 will appear on a remixed version... Read More

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From a Symbol of Wealth to a Symbol of Disgust: Donald Trump In Rap Music [Feature]

Wu-Tang’s “C.R.E.A.M.” is an acronym that stands for something very simple, but also very profound: money is the merciless ruler over those that have none. Method Man’s hook is about how cash is king,... Read More

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The Weeknd We Knew is Dead & Gone In Evolutionary “Starboy” Video [Feature]

Last week, The Weeknd premiered “Starboy,” the lead single off his upcoming album of the same name. Featuring Daft Punk, the track finds Abel at his most boastful and confident, with tongue-in-cheek... Read More

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Meet Paul White, Danny Brown’s Secret Weapon [Feature]

Yesterday (September 27), Danny Brown released his fourth studio album Atrocity Exhibition three days early, a welcome surprise for Danny fans such as myself.As Yoh brilliantly pointed out in his 1-Listen review,... Read More

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Vince Staples Took Smaller Def Jam Budget in Exchange For Creative Control [Feature]

Vince Staples is intelligent, articulate, bold and opinionated. In other words, he's a quote machine. Over the past 12 months, Staples has admitted that he joined a gang "because I wanted to kill people,"... Read More

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