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 23, 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 …...Read More
I thought Gucci Mane had cornered the market on rap songs titled Lemonade, but Malibu native Cisco Adler, who we last heard delivering some yuletide cheer on Silent Night 2011, proves there’s more enough room in the game...Read More
You really shouldn’t be that surprised. Lil Wayne has a long (long, long, long) history of throwing down guest verses on anyone and everyone’s tracks, and with a #1 album under his belt, Mac Miller’s certainly a far cry...Read More
In the last five years or so, hip-hop has undergone some serious changes: genre-blending hipsters now share the mainstream airwaves with trap-rappers, jean fashions have gone from sagging to skintight (despite the content...Read More
FACT: Featuring a Curren$y verse on your song improves its quality by a minimum of 700%. Okay, so maybe I made that number up, but I still stand by my statement. That being said, Mac Miller’s newly released record Cold...Read More
When you're as much of a player as Logic, you'd best be conscientious in how you arrange your romantic affairs. Fortunately, the DMV spitter has no difficulties on that front; on the latest leak off his next free album, he...Read More
Newly-signed to SRC Universal, Justina introduces herself to listeners in the Booth and beyond with Boom F It, the inaugural leak off her forthcoming street album. Here, Shy Boogz serves up a minimal, percussion-led beat to...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
At first I assumed that the title of Uno Hype’s new release would be a nod to one of the most classic of classic albums in hip-hop history, but after watching the new video for Train of Thought I spotted nary a Talib Kweli...Read More
Feel like talking trash to JD Era? Take a number; as the Ice H2o Canada signee explains on the latest leak off his forthcoming digital debut, it's going to be a damn long time before he finds an opening in his schedule to...Read More
The music industry is a dangerous place, but Booth newcomer Vito's background surviving in the urban jungle has prepared him for its challenges. On Do or Die, leak numero uno off his forthcoming full-length, the Magic City...Read More
Kero One's Booth debut, featured way back in October 2010, found him taking a long, hard look at the Kinetic World around him as he chronicled his struggles to balance his desire for currency with his values and artistic...Read More
Roman would have to come with a loaded M-16 to kill Angel Haze on her latest stand out selection. With an ability to take on anybody with superior rhymes, today Angel Haze drops off Starry Eyed, a simply organic street piece...Read More
Death is--to put it paradoxically--a fact of life, but we rarely get to hear about it from the point of view of those who face it on the regular. To rectify the situation, Booth fave GhostWridah has cooked up DIE, a new...Read More
According to University of New Mexico psychopharmacologist Dr. Rick Strassman, the hallucinations commonly associated with near-death experiences may be caused by a massive release of the psychedelic substance DMT from the...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
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
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
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
While the word "Catharsis" is typically associated with the release of emotions, it originates from a Greek root word meaning "cleansing." Thus, it's a fitting title for Joey BadA$$ latest feature (and the latest leak off...Read More
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