Since the early 2000s,
has risen to prominence as a musical tastemaker through his work as a producer, songwriter, club/mixtape DJ and television/radio personality, notably pioneering the
mixtape series and scoring the #1 worldwide syndicated radio program with
. Now, the Boston heavyweight has hooked up with
to share his insights with the hip-hop nation in the form of a weekly Top Five Countdown of his current favorite records.
' massively reader-acclaimed album leak, "
," is first on Sparks' list this week, followed by
' equally Booth-approved "
." Swedish recording artist
's "Dancehall Queen" (not previously featured in the Booth) comes in third. Rounding out the lineup are two star-studded remixes,
-assisted "California Gurls (Armand Van Helden Remix)" (the latter of which was also not featured in the Booth).
Tune in next Friday for another Top Five from Clinton Sparks!
1. Rick Ross ft. Jay-Z -
Free Mason Remix
2. Jared Evan -
In Love With You
3. Robyn -
4. M.I.A. ft. Nicki Minaj -
5. Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg -
California Gurls (Armand Van Helden Remix)