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 9, 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
For every rapper who escapes the 'hood and weathers the game's slings and arrows to achieve hip-hop legendhood, hundreds of hungry hopefuls are left by the wayside. Determined to be among the elite few who climb to the top of...Read More
Trayvon Martin was only the beginning. Ever since the Florida 17-year-old's death became national news, hardly a day seems to go by without another story of cold-blooded murder—many of them racially-motivated—making its...Read More
Over the years Cookin’ Soul has been in the background of some of the best remixes and instrumentals to grace our eadrums, but today the Spanish producer/DJ trio, comprised of Big Size, Milton and Zock, are making their...Read More
It’s amazing how clueless guys can be when it comes to selecting the right mood music for different occasions. (No, Nelly’s Tip Drill is not appropriate for a candelight dinner.) Now if we were getting ready to get turnt...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
Regrets, we've all got a few. Whereas those who grew up in relative comfort tend to rue the risks we didn't take - not making things work with that perfect guy or girl, not seizing the opportunity to pursue a grand ambition,...Read More
If you're a lover of kush and West Coast hip-hop, I've got some dope news: this year, Kurupt and Daz Dillinger of Tha Dogg Pound are celebrating the official holiday of weed-smokers everywhere with a brand new mixtape...Read More
Don't approve of the path MGK's taken in the game? Well, tough—the Cleveland fast-riser hasn't made it to where he is today by giving a damn what anybody else thinks. On a newly-leaked standout off Forest City beat crew The...Read More
The cold-blooded murder of Trayvon Martin is horrifying to anyone with a conscience but, for obvious reasons, the case is uniquely chilling to parents of African-American boys. On new non-album cut The Prey (For Trayvon...Read More
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