DJBooth.net “In The Booth (Vol. 2)” Presented by Rubyhornet.com & DJ RTC [Download]


New York, NY -- Yesterday, the

DJBooth.net Freestyle Series

made its hotly-anticipated return to our front page with the release of entry #80,

Rock City

's "

PTFAO & Still Going

." Today, we in the Booth, along with fellow urban music/culture destination


are proud to present the long-awaited second volume of the

In the Booth

mixtape. Featuring freestyles #31 through 60 in the ongoing series, the tape sees white-hot lyrical talents from hip-hop hotspots across the nation stepping into our DJ Booth to showcase their skills on the mic.

In The Booth (Volume 2)

was mixed by


, a prominent member of the Chi-town hip-hop community whose resume includes mixtape work with such acclaimed underground/up-and-coming artists as




. and


. A skilled DJ with four-plus years of experience under his belt, RTC uses a wide variety of techniques to bridge the gap between different sounds, styles, and genres, "I love blends, and I like to incorporate some juggling, and scratches, and cuts... I take the approach of making a wide variety of songs that were most likely recorded without any connection to each other into something cohesive that flows seamlessly."



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RTC cites the stylistic, regional, and aural diversity of the series' entries as the chief reason for his attraction to the project, "The artists and music differs on so many levels (style, skills, region, visibility, even sound quality). Some of the artists I was familiar with and knew like Emilio Rojas, Daytona and of course, Pugs Atomz, others I’d never really heard and was like, ‘damn, this guy is dope’ like Kovas, that was refreshing to me as a DJ and as a writer." He considers DJBooth.net "...a peer in Chicago’s hip hop community, as well as the online media community," and states, "To be asked to be a part of this was a sign of respect and I was honored that Z and co. would want to f*ck with me like that."

Mastered by

Michael Kolar

of Chicago's

Soundscape Studios

, executive produced by our own


, and complete with artwork by Omar "

DJ Ohms

" Torres,

In the Booth (Volume 2)

is available for

free download

. Those who missed

Volume 1

, featuring freestyles 1 through 30, can download a free copy


. Watch for Volume 3 to drop after we've reached #90!

About Rubyhornet.com:

Established in March of 2008, Ruby Hornet is a multimedia online destination that serves to passionately and skillfully celebrate and contribute to the full spectrum of urban culture. Ruby Hornet does so by featuring in-depth interviews, music reviews, web-based TV, exclusive live DJ mixes, and daily blog postings.

Ruby Hornet is located in Chicago, IL. Ruby Hornet's staff is made up of accomplished journalists, DJs, fashionistas, and web developers that cover urban culture from an insider's perspective. Tune into Ruby Hornet and Catch The Buzz!

UPDATE: The stream and download for this project have been removed. We apologize for the inconvenience.



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