Independent Music Chart
Independent Chart - Allergic to the mainstream? Check out our top 20 indie tracks. 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 tracks.
April 16, 2012 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s Top Independent Hip Hop Chart! As always, your feedback has determined which songs made the cut. Each chart’s lineup is calculated using a special DJBooth …...Read More
What’s the only thing better than a beautiful woman? Two beautiful women. What’s the only thing better than $1 million? $2 million. How do you top the best night of your life? Have a new best night of your life? No matter...Read More
Attention, readers: in response to credible Terrorist Threats we ask that you evacuate The DJBooth immediately. Or, if you're feeling daring, you could always stick around and take a listen to Ab-Soul's latest street single,...Read More
Fresh off hooking up with the Booth to drop his White Jesus re-release, Rittz returns to our pages with a freshly-minted "Speedmix" of ATL rapper Cash Out's new single, Cashin' Out. Premiered by our friends at TSS, the record...Read More
On his last solo feature, fall 2011's Reign, King Mez took some time out to savor the sweet taste of success after so many arduous, heart-hardening years on the grind. Far from resting on his laurels however, the North...Read More
No one likes unnecessary boasting, but when you’ve turned your music into a worldwide touring force, landed a XXL Freshman spot and racked up DJBooth-approved track…yeah sure, go ahead and take a Victory Lap, you’ve...Read More
Fresh off making their Booth debut with last week's Show You a Rock, Psycho Realm return with another freshly-leaked cut off their forthcoming full-length. On I'm Gone, Sick Jacken hooks up with co-producer and...Read More
Coming on the heels of offerings from Reef the Lost Cauze (The Prey) and Plies (We Are Trayvon), the latest Booth feature from reader fave GhostWridah finds the Miami emcee sharing his own reflections on the Trayvon Martin...Read More
Fresh off the release of his latest street album, indie-rap phenom Mac Miller has dropped off another new video single off the DJBooth-acclaimed project. Released along with its Miller/Justin Boyd-directed visuals, Thoughts...Read More
Why Eat Your Vegetables before dessert when you can enjoy both at once? The hip-hop equivalent of carrot cake, Childish Gambino has mastered the art of combining lyrical nourishment with instantly-gratifying punchlines and...Read More
In order to come home, you first have to have left. This holds true even if you're lucky enough to be a resident of Brooklyn, New York—aka, hip-hop's answer to Mecca. As an artist quickly rising to prominence in the game,...Read More
Update: Click "Listen Now" above to watch Kid Ink's "Time of Your Life" video.
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm not exaggerating when I say you'll have the Time of Your Life listening to Kid Ink's latest single. Just, kidding,...Read More
Hip-hop has no shortage of anthems aimed at getting the party started, or even continuing the party until six in the morning, but very rarely do we get a glimpse of the aftermath of all that Patron-infused festivity. Well, I...Read More
It's that time again: time for Jay Electronica to come out of the woodwork with a mind-blowing new record, remind us that he's one of the most talented emcees in the game, then disappear for at least six months before...Read More
An '84 electro-funk classic off Prince's Purple Rain soundtrack, Darling Nikki receives a sinister makeover on Nikki, the latest leak off Crooked I's forthcoming mixtape. Here, Tito Ali's street-ready production bangs in the...Read More
Hip-hop’s a ravenous beast. No sooner have fans devoured that new song then they’re looking for the next one. Today’s new artist becomes tomorrow’s old news seemingly overnight. In other words, I got the feeling that...Read More
Attention, Booth readers. Before you hit “play,” make sure your computer's volume setting is at max. And, if you have a separate knob on your speakers, you'd best turn it as far counter-clockwise as it goes, just to be...Read More
After the recent release of his first mixtape cut, Eat Your Vegetables, Childish Gambino serves up the fourth single from his Glassnote Records debut album, Camp. Fire Fly, a certified car cruiser, is self-produced alongside...Read More
It's been a long time since the drop of Omniscient's first DJ Booth feature, Sit on Down, the simple yet soulful track that brought listeners to check out a new sound coming out of Miami, Florida. Now two years later, the...Read More
Not featured on the solo tip since August 2011's I Can't Stop, ATL twosome FKi return to our pages with new mixtape single I Think She Ready. Released along with its Alex/2Tone-directed video, the record finds crewmates 88...Read More
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