Rittz - For Real

Posted 3 years ago
Producer:
Lifted
Album:

Along with his triple-time flows and curly locks, one of Rittz’ most defining features has been his commitment to keeping it one-hundred—whether that means sharing intimate details of his struggles with substance abuse, celebrating his successes, or simply wilding the f**k out over a hot beat. On the lead single off his Strange Music debut set, making its world premiere in the Booth following the leak of a tagged, unmastered version earlier this month, Rittz takes the latter route. Backed by Lifted‘s clicking hi-hats and ominous keyboard arpeggios, the artist unleashes two tightly-wound verses’ worth of lyrical aggression. Though some may find the slight Auto-tune effect on his bars unnecessary, the man’s dazzling mic skills are on full display, and the end product is unlikely to disappoint his fans in the Booth and beyond. If you like what you’re hearing, you can watch our pages for more fresh song releases leading up to the April 30, release of Rittz’ highly-anticipated freshman set, The Life and Times of Jonny Valiant.

Update: Click “Watch Video” above or scroll down to view Rittz’ Payne Lindsey-directed For Real visual.

Rittz IndieLyricalMusic VideosStreet Banger

Written by
Posted 3 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Rittz

Rittz - The Life and Times of Jonny Valiant Cover
Artist: Rittz
When you’re in high school, your horizon often only extends as far as your beat up, hand me down, used car will drive; and that’s if you’re lucky enough to have a beat up car. The people you know might as well be the... More
Posted on May 01, 2013

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

“Hip-Hop Saved My Life”: A Conversation With Joe Budden

Joe Budden is hip-hop's new uncle figure, who has plenty of stories and wisdom to share with youngsters on the rise. Read More
Posted 32 minutes ago by Yoh

Jarren Benton Goes in “Slow Motion” for Bless The Booth Freestyle

The former Funk Volume-aligned Booth fave torches an exclusive new freestyle. Read More
Posted one hour ago by Brendan V

Lyor Cohen Leaves 300 For YouTube, YouTube is Clueless

The veteran record executive is street smart, but how will that play in the tech world? Read More
Posted 18 hours ago by Bob Lefsetz

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Jidenna Freestyle on Funkmaster Flex

We had no idea the "Classic Man" singer was this nice. Read More
Posted about 19 hours ago by Brent Bradley

J Dilla’s Legacy is an Example of Artist Celebration Done Right

Never has J Dilla’s legacy felt sullied by greed, drama, or any other pitfalls found in other artists’ careers post-mortem. Read More
Posted 19 hours ago by Brent Bradley
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.