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 30, 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


J NICS

#1 - J NICS ft. ¡MAYDAY! - Blood Money

J NICS' attitude toward the Almighty Dollar can be summed up in four words: easy come, easy go. Having witnessed firsthand the speed with which the winds of fate can change directions, sending one from poverty, to...Read More

Rittz

#2 - Rittz - Love Me

While the casual fan may know Rittz as that white guy with the huge hair, or one of the game’s best double-time flow practitioners, or an accomplished amateur birdwatcher (ok, I made that last one up), loyalists of the...Read More

Ab-Soul

#3 - Ab-Soul ft. ScHoolboy Q - SOPA

For all of you who don’t hablo espanol, Sopa is Spanish for “soup”, and coincidentally I had a delicious sopa de cebolla for lunch just yesterday. Wait..hold on…I’m being told by Ab-Soul that the title of his new...Read More

Voli

#4 - Voli - Sweet Sixteen

Gallons of ink have been spilled about the often unsavory representations of women in rap music, and the discussion has been undeniably thought-provoking. Be that as it may, no amount of lucid argumentation can prepare one...Read More

Warren G

#5 - Warren G ft. Nate Dogg & Game - Party We Will Throw Now

Twenty-plus years after making his grant entrance into the game, Warren G. can still live it up with the best of them. On lead EP single Party We Will Throw Now, the West Coast vet prepares for his next shindig lacing his own...Read More

Nyko Navajo

#6 - Nyko Navajo - We Get By

An 18-year-old rap hopeful hailling from Albany, New York, Nyko Navajo makes his first foray into The DJBooth with We Get By, a brand new single off his forthcoming album. Here, PJ Katz slices and dices a dreamy soul sample...Read More

Riz

#7 - Riz ft. Drake - Waiting Up

Introduced to the Booth via Show You Bout It way back in summer of '08, Riz (not to be confused with R&B singer RIZ) makes his long-awaited return to our pages with new promo single Waiting Up. On this wistful jam, Noah "40"...Read More

ProbCause

#8 - ProbCause ft. Rockie Fresh & Diggs Duke - Fresh Air

I don't know aqbout y'all, but I think it's getting a little stuffy in here. Fortunately, ProbCause has stepped into the Booth with a breath of Fresh Air in the form of his latest mixtape single. Here, a smooth instrumental...Read More

Cisco Adler

#9 - Cisco Adler ft. Yelawolf, Dirt Nasty & Johnny Polygon - Lemonade

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

Green Street

#10 - Green Street ft. Fresh Daily & Ken Ross - Cascades

Summer's just around the corner, and you know what that means: it's time to start compiling breezy warm-weather jams for your seasonal playlists. To get you started, I present Cascades, the latest single selection off Green...Read More

B Welles

#11 - B Welles - Lets Roll (Runnin')

Booth newcomer B Welles is all about the forward moments. But don't take it from me--take it from the East Hartford, Ct. repper himself, who talks up his mic skills and his unstoppable work ethic on newly-leaked mixtape...Read More

ANTHM

#12 - ANTHM - Life Imitates Art

An Ethiopian-American rhymesayer who came up in Manhattan, ANTHM makes his first foray into the Booth with freshly-leaked non-album cut Life Imitates Art. Here, an grimy beat by Balam Acab (originally featured on 2010...Read More

Co$$ (aka Ca$hus King)

#13 - Co$$ - Chief

Need a little something to soundtrack your 4/20 smoking session? Co$$ and Numonics have got your covered. On Chief, the latest single off the emcee/producer duo's forthcoming collaborative LP, Numonics' appropriately blunted,...Read More

Mac Miller

#14 - Mac Miller ft. Lil Wayne - The Question

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

Action Bronson

#15 - Action Bronson - A Simple Man

The more you listen to Action Bronson, the harder it is to not think that he is the illegitimate brain child of Eminem and Ghostface Killah. On his new promo single, A Simple Man Bronson displays metaphorical acrobatics that...Read More

Beyond Belief

#16 - Beyond Belief ft. Katt Rockell - Broken

In recent months, Beyond Belief has been dropping one dope freestyle each week (including featured installment Amazing) as part of online series Breaking Beyond. Hearing a wordsmith like Bobby J. flex his lyrical muscles is a...Read More

Saukrates

#17 - Saukrates ft. Nickelus F & K-os - Doorite

With his next studio album just around the corner, Saukrates steps into the Booth with a new single off the highly-anticipated set. Doorite finds School of Velocty flipping an eerily familiar vocal sample (Anyone ID it for...Read More

La Coka Nostra

#18 - La Coka Nostra ft. Vinnie Paz - My Universe

For some, the cosmos a friendly place; others aren't so lucky. On My Universe, the latest single off their forthcoming full-length, La Coka Nostra share their perspective on the world around them. Backed by Boston heavyweight...Read More

A-Game

#19 - A-Game x Luu Breeze - Money Made Me Do It

Not seen in the Booth since making their debut with last September's Cool Boyz, Nova and Chase of A-Game have returned to our pages for another round of stunting. On newly-released promo single Money Made Me Do It, the...Read More

 

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