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.

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Rich Quick

Rich Quick - On My Shoulderz [New]

Rich Quick may have the weight of the world On his Shoulderz, but the rhymes still come as effortlessly as if nothing was weighing him down. We already know he's No1, and on the second single off of his upcoming EP the Jersey...Read More
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Towkio

Towkio - Heaven Only Knows ft. Chance The Rapper, Lido & Eryn Allen Kane [New]

SAVEMONEY's Towkio received high approval from readers for his first two Booth features, most recently with Free Your Mind, and we think that the Chi-town artist will continue that trend with Heaven Only Knows, the latest...Read More
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The Good Husbands

The Good Husbands - Wheels Fall Off ft. Scarlet Parke [New]

Booth readers were introduced to The Good Husbands nearly two years ago, with their previous feature Utopian House Party. With today's world premiere video of their freshly-minted single, however, the Seattle group of SAT,...Read More
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Mod Sun

Mod Sun - DJBooth RapBox Freestyle [New]

Next up in our Rap Box series, the impossible to duplicate Mod Sun grabs the mic for a true off the dome freestyle that also comes complete with a delicious sushi meal and Shockwave beatboxing because when you're talking...Read More
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Vee Tha Rula

Vee Tha Rula - Go Hard [New]

I mentioned yesterday that songs entitled Go Hard seem to pop up on a weekly basis, but since that was only yesterday it seems that a week was generous. Regardless, dope music is dope music, and Vee The Rula's latest effort -...Read More
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Azad Right

Azad Right - Mend My Heart (DJBooth Freestyle) [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 stars of today...Read More
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Kirk Knight

Kirk Knight - Give 'Em [New]

Kirk Knight is out to "Give 'Em what they need: something to believe" on his latest loosie. The Pro Era dual threat flexes his lyrical muscle over his own menacing, uncomfortable instrumental. Enjoy this freebie, and check...Read More
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Dunson

Dunson - Hot [New]

With Hot, Dunson brings the heat in the first single off of his upcoming, entirely self-produced album, Outlier. The Maryland artist samples some jazzy, '90s vibes on his latest record, lacing himself with an upbeat backdrop...Read More
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STS

STS & RJD2 - Hold On, Here It Go [New]

Philly emcee STS and underground producer RJD2 are gearing up for the release of their collaborative album, the appropriately titled STS x RJD2. Today, we're treated to the first single from that project, the triumphant and...Read More
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Danny Seth

Danny Seth - I Arise Because [New]

Though Danny Seth warns that, "the British are coming," it would seem much more accurate to say that the British have arrived. His latest video, directed by Nick Walker, is a cinematic piece, part of a to-be-continued story...Read More
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Madison | LST

Madison | LST - Too Late To Intervene [New]

Were you hoping to not hear dope, new music from Madison | LST? Too bad, it's Too Late To Intervene, not to mention the fact that I'd think you were crazy. The follow-up to last month's Make It Good finds the multitalented LA...Read More
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Michael Christmas

Michael Christmas - ADHD [New]

Though Michael Christmas may suffer from ADHD, he was able to focus at least long enough to drop this freshly-minted loosie for the fans. Produced by 6ix, the record was created while the young buzzmaker was on tour with...Read More
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Swerve 916

Swerve 916 & Rav.P - Good Vibes Good Energy [New]

All of today's features have contained an element of feel-good vibes, so it's only right we continue on with some Good Vibes and Good Energy from Sacramento's Swerve 916 and Jersey's Rav.P. The two longtime collaborators'...Read More
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Jalen Santoy

Jalen Santoy - Foreplay [New]

Jalen Santoy makes his Booth debut today, teasing us with a little Foreplay in advance of his upcoming Ventwood EP. Representing North Carolina, the young emcee displays his rhyme skills here while reflecting on love and lust...Read More
15
M-Nat

M-Nat - Blue Infiniti [New]

Many rappers have grandiose dreams for palatial estates, exotic supercars and endless supplies of cash. M-Nat might get there one day as well, but the first thing he's crossing off his list is copping that brand new Blue...Read More
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Boogie

Boogie - Oh My [New]

While many may have heard Boogie's name popping up in the wake of his well-received project from last year, Thirst 48, I think it's safe to say that most are going to have to stop sleeping on the Long Beach spitter following...Read More
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Tim Gent

Tim Gent - It's Like That ft. Case Arnold & Drisana DeSpain [New]

Though we've heard a good amount of music from Tim Gent this year already in the lead-up to his Clarksville Nights project, most recently the reader-approved His and Hers, today we finally have the first official single as...Read More
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Vann

Vann - Planes, Trains & Automobiles [New]

While this may be Vann's first ever Booth feature, it sounds like it will be far from his last. The Atlanta emcee is honest and personal on Planes, Trains & Automobiles, and with a commanding flow puts his thoughts on display...Read More
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Zion I

Zion I - Culture Freedom ft. Locksmith [New]

Update: The Andrew Elsayid-directed visuals for Zion I and Locksmith's Culture Freedom single have been added. Though the duo of producer Amp Live and emcee Zumbi are no longer joined under one moniker, the group name of...Read More
20
theWHOevers

theWHOevers - TreeHouse [New]

In what seems to be almost a weekly occurrence these days, another fresh talent out of Chicago makes their Booth debut today. theWHOevers is an eclectic hip-hop duo, made up of DotKom and J. Arthur, and today they've dropped...Read More

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Kweku Collins

Kweku Collins - Start A Fire [-18]

Chicago's independent hip hop label Closed Sessions officially welcomes it's latest signee today: Kweku Collins. With the deal done, it's time for the multitalented buzzmaker to celebrate with a brand new freebie, Start A...Read More
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MURS

MURS - No More Control ft. MNDR [-13]

Update: The visuals for MURS No More Control single have been added. As we (im)patiently await MURS' solo Strange Music debut, the underground legend drops off No More Control, the second release off of the project. Jesse...Read More
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Bardo

Bardo - Do Them Thangs [-5]

We haven't seen Bardo's name pop up very recently, as the artist took a break from actively recording in order to study up on past greats. Judging by the world premiere of new video single Do Them Thangs (produced by Bardo...Read More
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