Indie Hip-Hop Music Chart


Indie Hip-Hop Chart - Allergic to the mainstream? Check out our top 20 indie songs. Created by combining how many times the song has been played with your ratings, DJBooth's charts help turn today's brand new music into tomorrow's hit records.

1
Run The Jewels

Run the Jewels ft. Zack De La Rocha - Close Your Eyes (And Count to F*ck) [New]

The guest features Run The Jewels has recruited for its second studio album are few in number, but you could hardly ask for a more eclectic lineup of artists. For example, Zack De La Rocha lends a little rap-rock flavor to...Read More
2
SonReal

SonReal - Go for Broke [-1]

Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who's-who of underground and emerging emcees, including rising stars...Read More
3
ShayGray

ShayGray - No Sense of Accomplishment [New]

Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who's-who of underground and emerging emcees, including rising stars...Read More
4
Apollo Brown

Apollo Brown & Ras Kass ft. Royce Da 5'9", Xzibit & Bishop Lamont - Giraffe P*ssy [New]

Want to get lifted? You've come to the right place. By the time you've listened all the way through Apollo Brown and Ras Kass's latest single, you'll be “higher than Giraffe P*ssy.” As you may have guessed from the...Read More
5
Duckwrth

DUCKWRTH x The Kickdrums - Super Soaker [New]

Longtime fans of each other's work, Los Angeles rhymesayer DUCKWRTH and Cleveland beat crew The Kickdrums recently had their first offline encounter in the Big Apple. Not about to let a golden collaborative opportunity slip...Read More
6
Problem

Problem - Everyday Is My Day [New]

We all get up on the wrong side of the bed from time to time—well, all of us except for West Coast phenom Problem. On his latest feature, the Diamond Lane rhymesayer declares, “Everyday Is My Day.” His secret? Not...Read More
7
Black Milk

Black Milk ft. Sean Price & Guilty Simpson - Scum [New]

It's very easy to greet every new Black Milk release with excitement, he has consistently suppressed our every expectation by being one of the most compelling creators despite criminal under-appreciation. It's very easy to...Read More
8
Chris Webby

Chris Webby - DJBooth RapBox Freestyle [+1]

Chris Webby is the latest emcee to take our RapBox video challenge, and the Connecticut native more than delivers with bars that are equal parts complex lyricism and raw rap, all backed by some elite vocal percussion from...Read More
9
goldenSpiral

goldenSpiral ft. Rich Quick - Gold Tiara [-3]

Just shy of three months after bringing us his first feature, the massively acclaimed Symphony of Wind & Leaves, Philly beatsmith goldenSpiral returns with another fresh single in tow—and this one just so happens to be a...Read More
10
Netaji Lamont

Netaji Lamont - So Long [New]

Booth newcomer Netaji Lamont recently wrapped up two years in rehab, where he was forced to kick more than one kind of addiction; in addition to staying off drugs, the 18-year-old New Jersey native had to take a hiatus from...Read More
11
Party Supplies

Party Supplies ft. Action Bronson & Black Atlass - The Light in the Addict [+1]

A Queens beatsmith whose instrumentals have been heard on Action Bronson's Blue Chips tape and other high-profile projects, Party Supplies makes his Booth debut as a solo artist with The Light in the Addict. Bronson returns...Read More
12
Fame School

Fame School - Money Team [New]

In addition to dominating in the ring, boxer Floyd Mayweather heads up a lucrative clothing and lifestyle brand known as The Money Team. Telli and Slimmy Neutron of newly-formed duo Fame School aren't members but, with the...Read More
13
Jarren Benton

Jarren Benton - Alladat [+4]

Hip-hop heads have more than pumpkin-carving and Halloween candy to look forward to this month. Each Wednesday, longtime reader fave Jarren Benton will be unleashing a fresh loosie for his fans in the Booth and beyond....Read More
14
Russ

Russ - KiKi [New]

Though Russ has dutifully supplied his fans with new visuals and single selections off his most recent street album, Top Prospects EP inclusion On Me has been his only new record to hit our front page thus far, post-Silence....Read More
15
Scarub

Scarub - Get Out! [-11]

Don't be intimidated, Boothgoers; the uninviting title of Scarub's latest feature isn't aimed your way. In fact, since this new single is a world premiere, it could be said that the record is (at the moment) meant exclusively...Read More
16
King Mez

King Mez - Morris [-5]

Five months after unleashing his latest street album, King Mez still has a few worthy singles up his sleeve. The latest, Morris, takes its title from the artist's birth name and, appropriately, finds him offering a more...Read More
17
Mod Sun

Mod Sun - 1970 [-12]

Rostrum Records introduced the world to Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, two hip-hop giants, so we value their taste when it comes to housing an artist under their umbrella. Now Rostrum sees something in lifestyle artist and...Read More
18
Chris Webby

Chris Webby ft. Talib Kweli, Grafh, B-Real & Trae Tha Truth - Dopamine [New]

It's often said (by people who enjoy repeating clichés) that birds of a feather flock together. If that's the case, then Chris Webby might be one of the most talented up-and-comers in the game, since the latest single off...Read More
19
Karizma

Karizma - Rebels [New]

Those who have tuned in for Karizma's previous features know that the New Prague, Minnesota buzzmaker is far from your average emcee, but he shares at least one trait with his peers in the game: a serious problem with...Read More
20
Witt Lowry

Witt Lowry - Common Sense [-13]

Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who's-who of underground and emerging emcees, including rising stars...Read More

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21
Boaz

Boaz ft. Mac Miller - Don't Know [New]

When I saw that Boaz's latest single featured him joining forces with indie heavyweight, former labelmate and fellow Pittsburgh native Mac Miller, my gut told me I was in for a very dope listen. And what do you know? My...Read More
22
DEMRICK

DEMRICK - Make Way [New]

When DEMRICK is passing through your neighborhood, you'd best Make Way; that is, unless you want to get steamrolled. On his latest single, follow-up to last week's Booth-acclaimed We Still Here, Cali Cleve provides a...Read More
23
E.M.S. (En Masse Sodality)

E.M.S. (En Masse Sodality) ft. James Vaval - Got to Give [New]

At the top of the month, E.M.S. (En Masse Sodality) lit the fuse on their freshman full-length with Primary Fabrics, a lyrically-driven jam that won an astonishing 4.6-star average rating from our readers. Perhaps that warm...Read More
 

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