Torae - That Raw

Posted about 4 years ago
Producer:
Pete Rock
Album:
For The Record

Though there’s a time and a place of every kind of music (well, except for Kenny G.), I think I speak for many heads when I say that uncut, gimmick-free hip-hop is always welcome in my headphones. Realizing that dope beats and rhymes are never not in high demand, Torae delivers That Raw on the latest single off his forthcoming, DJBooth.net-hosted album. Backed by the gritty, bell/brass samples and boom-bap percussion of veteran beatsmith Pete Rock, the Big Apple underground mainstay reminds us what hard-hitting street lyricism sounds like. And, lest anyone get any ideas about f*cking with him, Torae leaves the competition pre-emptively ethered: “Dog what you tellin’ me? I’m not, but these n*gga’s supposed to be hot / I lay vocals at rotisserie spots. / Flame-spitta n*gga, the only time you ever was hot, was when your pops shot you out of his c*ck.” Damn… just damn. Time to weigh in: is this the “type a’ sh*t” you’ve been asking for? More is on its way—watch for Torae’s For the Record street album to arrive on DJBooth for purchase on November 1

out now.

Torae Music Videos

Written by
Posted about 4 years ago

More from Torae

Featured Video

New Features

2015-05-06-nas-kanye-the-land-movie

Kanye, Pusha T & More Making Music for Nas’ Film “The Land,” Get Excited

If "The Land" soundtrack sounds as good as it looks on paper it could end up being one of the best albums of the year. Read More
Posted about 4 hours ago by Nathan S.
2016-05-05-rick-ross-gang-menbers

Indictment Alleges Rick Ross Was Extorted & Threatened By Gang Members

The line between the criminal life Rick Ross portrays in his music and his real life gets even blurrier. Read More
Posted 6 hours ago by Nathan S.
2016-05-06-whats-publishing

Wait…What’s Music Publishing?

Music publishing may be the single most important part of an artist's career, and the most misunderstood. We break it down. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by Lucas G.
2016-05-06-chance-the-rapper-premiere-blessings

Chance The Rapper Premieres “Blessings,” Announces #Chance3 Release Date

The Chicago native makes his fifth national television appearance of 2016. Read More
Posted 19 hours ago by Lucas G.
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.