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.

August 20, 2012 Chart Recap*Logic‘s “My Chain” debuts atop our Independent Hip-Hop Chart this week, knocking Mac Miller‘s “Glow” to second. The former runner-up, Rittz’ “Bloody Murdah (Remix),” falls to fourth. *All in …...Read More

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Mac Miller

Mac Miller x Pharrell Williams - Glow

Mac Miller's first Pink Slime release Onaroll might be sitting comfortably at the #14 spot on our Independent Music Chart, but the Freestyle Series alum won't hesitate to drop off yet another record from the project. With...Read More
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Planet VI

Planet VI ft. Jarren Benton - Trouble

After sufficiently frightening the population with their previous release American Nightmare, Planet VI (the duo previously known as Rock City) thought they'd lighten things up with a breezy new summer jam. I'm sorry, I'm...Read More
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Rittz

Rittz ft. Tech N9ne - Bloody Murdah (Remix)

If I can be allowed to drop some insider info, Rittz originally hoped to include Tech N9ne on the original version of Bloody Murdah, but the Strange Music head honcho was too busy, you know, touring more than anyone ever to...Read More
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Gotham Green

Gotham Green x Quickie Mart ft. Freddie Gibbs & T. Mills - All I Know

With the clock winding down toward the release of Gotham Green and DJ Quickie Mart's Haze Diaries Vol. 4, the duo has been gracious enough to drop off yet another banger from their forthcoming project. Green and Mart refuse...Read More
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Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli - To The Music

Unless it features Kat Stacks on the hook and a guest verse from Kim Kardashian, you really can't go wrong with an unreleased record from Brooklyn rhymesayer Talib Kweli. Oh, and did I mention that said song is also produced...Read More
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1982

1982 ft. Cory Gunz & Kid Ink - Up Every Night (Remix)

1982 is well-known as the year that Thriller became the highest selling album of all time and E.T. melted the hearts of a nation, but it just so happens that 1982 is also the name of a pretty dope duo consisting of producer...Read More
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Trae The Truth

Trae The Truth ft. Z-Ro, Kirko Bangz, Bun B, Slim Thug & Paul Wall - I’m From Texas

UPDATE: Click "Watch Video" above for the brand new I'm From Texas visuals. It's no question that the state of Texas has put on for hip-hop in a major way the past eight years, but for whatever reason the state is seriously...Read More
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Prodigy

Prodigy ft. Wiz Khalifa - Co-Pilot

Even the flyest rapper is nothing without a first-class female to ride shotgun. On the latest single off his forthcoming mixtape, Prodigy invites a suitably alluring shawty to become his Co-Pilot, flowing over a synth-driven...Read More
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Bizzy Crook

Bizzy Crook - Steal Your Heart

Personally, when I hear the phrase Steal Your Heart I think of that scene from Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom, but that's just because I'm a child of the '80s. Luckily, Bizzy Crook has a far more pleasing sound in mind...Read More
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Chris Webby

Chris Webby ft. Kid Ink & Bun B - Wait A Minute

Update: Click "Watch Video" above to view the Wait A Minute video. Mobile users can scroll down. Although Freestyle Series Alum Chris Webby has been absent from the Booth since May release I'm In Here, the emcee marks his...Read More
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Sir Michael Rocks

Sir Michael Rocks ft. Casey Veggies & Mac Miller - Great

Have you heard Sir Michael Rocks' new album? If I had to describe it in one word, that word would be Great. A standout from his afformentioned new project, Great finds the Cool Kids member and #JetLife representer grabbing a...Read More
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Block McCloud

Block McCloud ft. Slaine & DC - It's Alive

If you know anything about Block McCloud, you know exactly what to expect from new single It's Alive; heavily auto-tuned disposable party anthems! Sorry, I couldn't help myself. In actually McCloud's new single, making it's...Read More
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Jay Rock

Jay Rock - YOLA

Update: Click "Watch Video" above to view Jay Rock's Fredo Tovar and Scott Fleishman-directed video. If you're sitting in front of your Macbook right now listening to Jay Rock's latest cut wondering what quirky, cutesy...Read More
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Freddie Gibbs

Freddie Gibbs ft. Kirko Bangz - Bout It Bout It

Anyone who's heard even a shred of Freddie Gibbs' music knows exactly what he's about, namely keeping it G until he's six feet under, but just in case there's still any confusion, Gibbs makes sure to repeat himself on new...Read More
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Mac Miller

Mac Miller - Onaroll

Not so long ago it would have seemed impossible to hear a white kid from Pittsburgh making a project with hit maker extraordinaire Pharrell, but in 2012 the duo makes a strange sort of sense. Dropping off the first release...Read More
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Chavis Chandler

Chavis Chandler - Higher

If the name Chavis Chandler sounds familiar that is because you might have seen the 21-year-old emcee on Rap Fix Live's "Get In The Game" segment back in March. At the time, the Detroit spitter was given advice from DJ Whoo...Read More
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Crucial

Crucial - Another Day

After seeing the word "crucial" in a magazine ad, Boston emcee Crucial knew that the word was a great representation of his needed role in the music industry and immediately chose it as his stage name. Despite the artist's...Read More
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Ab-Soul

Ab-Soul - Nibiru

No rapper makes you listen to their track with Wikipedia open in another tab like Ab-Soul. Speaking of which, give me a moment...apparently Nibiru refers to a supposed disastrous encounter between the Earth and a large...Read More
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The O'My's

The O'My's ft. Twista, Chuck Inglish, Chip Tha Ripper & Chance The Rapper - Bout A Dolla

Who would have known that mere months after debuting on The Booth with Living Wrong, that The O'My's would hit us with a record that boast a Who's Who arsenal of Midwest spitters? Well, the self-proclaimed "scoundrels and...Read More
 

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