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.

April 25, 2011 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s Top Independent Hip Hop Chart Chart! As always, your feedback has determined which songs made the cut. Each chart’s lineup is calculated using a special …...Read More

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Yonas

Yonas - Radio Flow

Incredibly it’s been almost two years since Yonas first introduced himself to the Booth and in that time the Bronx emcee has been In Too Deep, In a Daze and Mindless. He’s been Stupid Brilliant and demanded that haters...Read More
2
NIQUE

Nique - NO!

Considering it was nearly six months ago that Vegas-based reader fave NIQUE stepped into the Booth with his last solo feature, Too Many Girls, fans may be starting to wonder whether that excessive female attention has...Read More
3
Novel

Novel - Sunset Unlimited

Over the past two years we’ve heard singer/rapper/producer/int’l man of luxury Novel write songs about Hood Chicks, consuming Caffeine and Cigarettes, riding the Night Train and just about every other topic you could...Read More
4
Killer Mike

Killer Mike ft. Young Jeezy - Go Out on the Town

With the release of his fifth full-length just around the corner, Killer Mike (aka Mike Bigga) has set out to build anticipation for the project with a fresh street single. On this newly-released joint, the ATL hooks up with...Read More
5
Personal

Personal - Six Piece Orchestra

Up-and-coming rapper/singer Personal makes his DJBooth debut with Six Piece Orchestra, the latest single off his forthcoming street album. Here, a staccato synth instrumental co-produced with 15th King sets the mood as the...Read More
6
Mac Miller

Mac Miller - On & On

After releasing his #BestDayEver mixtape, which featured cuts Donald Trump and She Said, Mac Miller is already back in the studio working on his new EP, On And On And Beyond. We could go On & On about the ID-Labs-produced...Read More
7
The Black Sunn & 810

The Black Sunn & 810 - DMV (Everyone Knows)

Last we heard from The Black Sunn, the underground luminary was expressing his lasting love for the music on Hip-Hop's Lament – a cut which, despite the the title, was decidedly optimistic in tone. A few months shy of a...Read More
8
STS

STS ft. Joell Ortiz & Dave Guy - The People (Remix)

With a title like Demand More 2, is it any wonder that, a year and change after the release of STS' Booth-sponsored street album, fans are... well... demanding more? Never one to neglect the needs of The People, the Philly...Read More
9
Daz

Daz Dillinger ft. Snoop Dogg - Set It Off

Achieving longevity in you career isn’t an easy task in the hip-hop game. One year you’re on top, and the next you you’re running on your sixteenth minute. Defying the odds, however, is the under appreciated Daz...Read More
10
Jones Andrews

Jones Andrews - Lifetime Memories

I don’t know what they’re putting in the water in North Carolina but after year of flying under the radar the First in Flight state has been turning out dope music like UNC turns out NBA players. Hoping to add his name to...Read More
11
Orie

Orie ft. C. Rich - Twenty-20

Though Orie's Booth track record to date consists of just five features, those few joints have painted a surprisingly full portrait of the St. Louis rapper-producer's personality and mindstate: a young student torn between...Read More
12
DJ Quik

DJ Quik ft. Ice Cube - Boogie Til You Conk Out

Can you feel summer creeping up on you? Over here in California, it’s finally starting to heat up, which makes for better times, better food, and better music. Under these conditions, finding the legendary DJ Quik prepping...Read More
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Young Scolla

Young Scolla - Round & Round

While 4/20 should be renamed to “every rapper who smokes weed drops a track day,” certain songs standout more than others, and Young Scolla’s Round and Round is the perfect example. Produced by The Xtraordinary...Read More
14
Rocky Fontaine

Rocky Fontaine - Things You Do

Freestyle alum Rocky Fontaine’s new offering Things You Do is an urban flip of Minnie Riperton’s classic 1980 hit Here We Go, and the first release off of his new series, FontaineFridays. Alongside producer Sledgeren’s...Read More
15
Self Scientific

Self Scientific ft. Big K.R.I.T. - War Stories

In today's rap game, there's no shortage of artists eager to sell a glamorized depiction of the 'hood life (I'll leave the name-naming to y'all). Whether you decry this practice as a bad influence on the youth or consider it...Read More
16
Mac Miller

Mac Miller - Donald Trump

I have to admit that before I started this write-up I wasn’t particularly familiar with Mac Miller's music. You can now consider me one of an ever-growing group of converts. Signed to Rostrum Records, a label that has...Read More
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AWAR

AWAR - Iron Butterfly

Spring is a time for competition and excitement, a time for the NBA and NHL playoffs to take off and new artists to take their shots at breaking through. The perfect example may just come from AWAR and his new leak Iron...Read More
18
N.F.O (No Fair Ones)

N.F.O - Alarm

A crew whose roots stretch from New York all the way to L.A., H. Bruno, ShamG.O.D and Capital are intimately acquainted with the injustice and struggle that are a fact of inner-city life – perhaps that why they call...Read More
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Shane Eli

Shane Eli ft. Playboy Tre & Rittz - Let's Ride

Good things may not always come to those who wait – if the damn thing wasn't on track for release (knock on wood), I'd make a Detox joke here – but Booth favorite Shane Eli isn't about to leave his loyal fans high and...Read More
 

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