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.


goldenSpiral ft. Rich Quick - Gold Tiara [No Change]

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
Witt Lowry

Witt Lowry - Common Sense [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
2 Chainz

OG Maco ft. 2 Chainz - U Guessed It (Remix) [New]

Dirty South veteran 2 Chainz proves Atlanta is a city that will support their home grown up-and-comers by jumping on the official remix to OG Maco's energetic hit U Guessed It. Maco has amassed a strong following through...Read More
JD Era

JD Era - You Got It [New]

What have you been fiending for lately, Booth readers? Some new music from JD Era? As the T-Dot buzzmaker puts it on his latest promo cut, “You, you, you, You Got It.” On this cut, his first headlining feature since...Read More
Scotty ATL

Scotty ATL - Finally Almost Famous [-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
Sean Brown

Sean Brown - What a Feeling [New]

There are few things more wonderful than losing yourself in a skilled emcee's bars. Today, you'll be able to have that experience while listening to Sean Brown wax poetic about some of life's other keenest pleasures on new...Read More

M-Dot - Praverbs [No Change]

Yesterday evening, hip-hop lost a talented artist and The DJBooth lost a friend. Praverb, the Floridian emcee who brought us Super Saiyans back in 2013, passed away suddenly. As a tribute to the rapper born Earl Patrick...Read More

Madchild - On One [New]

Next week, Swollen Members rhymesayer Madchild will be unleashing his latest collection of underground bangers, the Switched On EP. Knowing his fans are likely foaming at the mouth in anticipation, he's liberated one last...Read More

Rapsody - Drama [New]

Rapsody's next EP is just a few short weeks away from release but, for the Carolina phenom's many loyal fans in the Booth, there's no such thing as “soon enough.” Fortunately, we've got a new single to tide y'all over in...Read More
Alex Wiley

Alex Wiley - Sexual Dolphin [New]

Alex Wiley is a Sexual Dolphin. Or, at least, that's what the title of his latest feature suggests. I'm not a marine biologist, nor did the record itself clear things up, so I'll leave y'all to figure out what that means on...Read More
Run The Jewels

Run the Jewels ft. Michael Winslow - Oh My Darling Don't Cry [-6]

I could think of many adjectives to describe Run the Jewels, but “comforting” is definitely not one of 'em. So I was a little surprised to see that the duo's latest feature, released as part of Adult Swim's Singles...Read More
Jazz Cartier

Jazz Cartier - Switch [New]

Fresh off leaving the Booth in flames with last month's Set Fire, T-Dot buzzmaker Jazz Cartier returns to annihilate whatever (and whoever) remains on his latest promo cut, Switch. Dedicated to his homies in Get Home Safe, a...Read More
Rome Fortune

Rome Fortune - One Time For [New]

Fresh off collaborating with Drizzy-cosigned buzzmaker (and personal friend) ILOVEMAKONNEN on last week's reader-approved Friends Maybe, the ever-innovative Rome Fortune returns to our pages with another fresh single....Read More
Black Milk

Black Milk ft. Bun B - Gold Piece [-5]

Just shy of two months since blessing our pages with potential album inclusion Detroit's New Dance Show, Black Milk returns to our front page with another (definite) cut off his next full-length. The artist-produced...Read More
Dej Loaf

Dej Loaf - Try Me / We Good [New]

Knowing you only get one chance to make a first impression, Dej Loaf is determined to make the most of hers. Thus, the Detroit buzzmaker's chosen to introduce herself with not one, but two brand new promo singles. (OK, she...Read More
Case Arnold

Case Arnold - Head Trip [New]

Two months after Case Arnold's last Booth appearance, an interview at Chipotle with our own Lucas G., fans are undoubtedly getting hungry for some new material from the Clarkville, Tennessee repper. And for a Chipotle...Read More
The Diamond District

Diamond District - Lost Cause [New]

With their 2009 debut LP, Diamond District established themselves as loyal torch-bearers for that classic boom-bap sound. Though the DMV reppers are planning to stay in their lane for much of the the follow-up, they're not...Read More

ForteBowie - Blasphemy 3 [New]

You know, Booth readers, I think ForteBowie's latest feature might be better than God. Blasphemy? Maybe. But I haven't gotten struck by any divine lightning bolts yet, so perhaps the Man Upstairs appreciates quality hip-hop...Read More

KR - Westside (Ayy Yayy) [-9]

When it comes to introductions, KR is of the Kendrick Lamar school of thought: “F**k who you know, where you from?” That's why he's elected to make his grand entrance into the Booth with a joint dedicated to his hood:...Read More
Gotham Green

Gotham Green ft. Kool G Rap & Nature - Cross Island Expressway [New]

Gotham Green's last single, featured on our front page last week, found the East Coast buzzmaker dealing with the Pain in [His] Heart by lashing out at his enemies. On follow-up Cross Island Expressway, he does essentially...Read More

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Chris Skillz

Chris Skillz ft. Raekwon - Voices [New]

Three months after blessing the Booth with reader-acclaimed mixtape inclusion Like What, Dover, Delaware mic-murderer Chris Skillz is back on our front page with the freshly-minted lead single off his first independent...Read More
The Regiment

The Regiment & Random - Kung Fu Treachery [New]

On their next release via HiPNOTT Records, Motown twosome The Regiment will be joined by a collaborator from the left side of the U.S. map—namely, Phoenix's Random. Though the acts hail from different regions, their styles...Read More

Alocodaman - Basics [New]

As befitting a newcomer to our pages, Alocodaman is beginning with the Basics. But don't get it twisted; there's nothing elementary about this single, which happens to be a Booth-exclusive world premiere. Here, Bandplay's...Read More

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