The latest artist to #BlessTheBooth is Houston native and multi-talented singer, rapper and producer, Kirko Bangz, whose performance follows the hilarity of veteran Detroit crew D12.
Fresh off the release of his Playa Made EP, Kirko swaps out crooning in favor of bars, maintaining his usual melody with an impressive flow. The Booth's resident producer T-GUT lays down the soulful backing, paying homage to the recently passed Maurice White with a timeless Earth, Wind & Fire sample.
For more from Kirko, make sure to stream and download his Playa Made EP, in particular lead single "Codeine," and head here to check out the full list of dates for the artist's nationwide tour, which kicks off on February 25 in Virginia Beach. Beyond that, keep it locked (and subscribe to our YouTube channel) for more audio and visual dopeness from EarthGang, Tommy Swisher, Tsu Surf and more.
We hope you feel blessed, because following entries from Casey Veggies, Locksmith, Chaz French, Don Mykel and more, we have reached the 20th installment in our Bless The Booth series. For those not up to date, Bless The Booth has taken over for our now completed DJBooth Freestyle Series, which ran on and off for the past six years and included contributions from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, Wiz Khalifa, Yelawolf, Big K.R.I.T. and more.
From the DJBooth headquarters at #AudiomackStudios, located in the heart of SoHo, NYC, to your laptop or phone (more likely), Bless The Booth brings you exclusive bars from your favorite emcees. Characterized by its off the cuff nature, our Bless The Booth series is the result of artists coming through our office to kick back and have a drink or two while enjoying the comforts of our newly remodeled digs. After cycling through a wide range of beats and achieving the optimal vibe, it's time to head into the booth and hit record.
[By Brendan Varan, who could listen to this beat on loop for days on end. Follow him on Twitter.]