Charlie Smarts - Bonanza

Posted 6 years ago
Producer:
D-Hurl
Album:
f'alex

Believe it or not, Kooley High emcee Charlie Smarts was once just another luckless fella draining his bank account buying drinks for ladies he’d never see again.  How did he did turn from an average shmoe into the ladykiller he is today?  No, not by following the Mystery Method—he simply switched his focus to honing his skills on the mic; as he quickly found out, a lofty rep on the local music scene is a Bonanza when it comes to attracting women (I had to look that one up: “a source of great and sudden wealth or luck”).  In addition to Smarts’ winning punchline lyricism, this track boasts some spectacularly catchy boardwork—a Four Tops sample is never a bad idea in my book, but D-Hurl goes beyond the call of duty, chopping the most memorable snippet from Without the One You Love into a beat best described as “pure ear candy.”  Those who like what they hear can find more of this up-and-comer’s head-bobbing ruminations on love and relationships on his debut LP, f’alex (available now from online retailers).  Check back with us this October for Charlie Smarts’ contribution to our DJBooth.net Freestyle Series!

Charlie Smarts

Written by
Posted 6 years ago

More from Charlie Smarts

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

What Does It Mean to Be An “Indie” Rapper in 2016?

Chance is doing deals with Apple and spending $250K on shows without a major label - so is he still indie? Read More
Posted 6 hours ago by Nathan S.

Gucci Mane is Finally a Free Man, Now What?

What does Big Guwop do now that his freedom is more than just a hashtag or slogan on a t-shirt? Read More
Posted 7 hours ago by Yoh

Victoria Beckham’s Lost Song With ODB is Exactly as Terrible as You’d Think

Victoria Beckham was once a Roc-affiliated artist with a hip-hop album featuring verses from ODB and MOP. That's a real thing. Read More
Posted about 8 hours ago by Nathan S.

The Best Songs That Didn’t Make The Album Because of Samples

From "Control" to the brand new "Grown Ass Kid," you could make a classic hip-hop album from the dopeness that an uncleared sample killed. Read More
Posted 13 hours ago by Lucas G.

Chance the Rapper Lost $250K on Magnificent Coloring World Party

Chance took a heavy hit throwing his Chicago party for fans, but in the long run it'll be more than worth it. Read More
Posted 14 hours ago by Nathan S.

Epic Records Tried to Help Bobby Shmurda Escape New York, He Refused

Bobby Shmurda's life changed but he failed to change his surroundings. Read More
Posted one day ago by Yoh
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.