West Coast buzzmaker Locksmith has come together with The DJBooth to bring listeners his latest street album, The Green Box. Named after a locale in the Crescent Park neighborhood of Richmond, California, where the artist grew up, the project features 12 original cuts as well as two bonus tracks. Included are reader-approved leaks “Livin’ Loaded,” “Transitions,” “Be Free,” “F**k Love,” “Broken,” “Bear With Me” and “Stand It.” Joining Locksmith on the guest tip throughout The Green Box are Anesha, Big Remo, Fallon, Jarell Perry and Olamide Faison. In addition to boardwork by Locksmith himself, the project features production from 9th Wonder, Brandun DeShay, Drew Byrd, Eric G., Ka$h, Khrysis, Matt Cody and Mike TopNoch.
University of North Carolina baller-turned-emcee GQ has come together with The DJBooth to bring fans his latest street release, Death Threats & Love Notes: The Prelude. The official prelude to the artist’s as yet-unscheduled sophomore album via Jamla Records, the set features 16 tracks’ worth of original material from the First in Flight State emcee. Included are reader-approved singles “The Town” and “I Know.” Joining GQ on the guest tip throughout Death Threats & Love Notes: The Prelude are Carlitta Durand, Rapsody and Rocki Evans. Production comes courtesy of 9th Wonder, Amp, E. Jones, Eric G.,Fatin, Ka$h, Khrysis and The Soul Council.
Jamla Records artist HaLo (aka Mr. Ben Ready) has come together with The DJBooth to sell his latest original project, Yoga Flame, which includes previously-release stand out selection “Don’t Stop.” This themed collector’s item, broken up into three sections, reintroduces HaLo through his tireless featured work, alongside unreleased exclusives. Providing a great fusion of video game culture and hip-hop, Yoga Flame, which is mixed by DJ Flash, features production accompaniment from label head 9th Wonder, Khrysis, Eric G, Ka$h, AMP (of the Soul Council) and Foolery & Sinopsis (of Kooley High).
Jamla representer and one-half of The Away Team, Sean Boog, channels the energy and…um…size of the classic flick Boogie Nights for his latest album Sean Boogie Nights. Featuring lead single A Love That Never Dies, Boogie Nights comes complete with 11 brand new tracks. In addition to rhyme work from the headliner, microphone duties on the album are handled by Rapsody, HaLo, Khrysis and Enigma. Production on Sean Boogie Nights comes courtesy of the legendary 9th Wonder, AMP, Ka$h and Khrysis. Included in the exclusive DJBooth version of Sean Boogie Nights are two bonus instrumentals.
Raleigh, N.C. rhymesayer Big Remo has come together with The DJBooth to offer his latest street album, Sleepwalkers, for streaming and digital purchase. Remo’s first Booth release and third with Jamla (see ‘10’s Entrapment and ‘11’s Robinhood Ree), the project features 15 original records from the underground spitter, including reader-approved single “I’m Back.” The premium, 320 kbs purchase version features three additional instrumental tracks. Joining Remo on the guest tip throughout Sleepwalkers are Rapsody, Bluu Suede, Tiwony, HaLo and Bun B. All beats come courtesy of The Soul Council (Khrysis, E. Jones, Fatin “10” Horton, Ka$h Don’t Make Beats, AMP, eric g., and 9th Wonder), except on the project’s title track, which features production by Sleepwalker G.