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.


February 14, 2011 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.net …...Read More


The Freshmen

#1 - The Freshmen - Imagine

The weekend is almost tangible again, and California up-and-comers The Freshmen have a track that’ll let your celebrations start off in style (for those who aren’t running around trying to find the last stuffed bear or...Read More

Chuck L.i.

#2 - Chuck L.i. - No Worries

Featured early in January, Chuck L.i.'s Booth debut earned surprisingly mixed reviews from readers: while many were impressed by the mic skills he showcased on 6ixty4our, others simply weren't buying the whole “straight...Read More

Jon Connor

#3 - Jon Connor ft. Elite - Keep Your Head

Whether in the streets, the music game or... well, anything, really, the difference between success and self-destruction often comes down to the ability to Keep Your Head when others are losing theirs. Well-prepared for the...Read More

Roger

#4 - Mista Mista ft. Young Scolla & Crucial - Cheers

Since our omniscient groundhog has predicted that this cold weather is heading out of the States sooner than later (either that or he just made a rash decision so he could stop freezing and go back into his hole), why not...Read More

Elite

#5 - Elite - Lock Down

The 228th entry in DJBooth.net and StreetAmmo's Exclusive Freestyle Series comes courtesy of Elite, the Connecticut native who earned reader acclaim for Sing My Song as well as assisting Jon Connor on Keep Your Head. On his...Read More

Shane Eli

#6 - Shane Eli - Bo Jackson

Like Vincent Edward “Bo” Jackson, who achieved All-Star status in both baseball and football, rapper-producer Shane Eli boasts the rare combo of versatility and outstanding talent – and, unlike the sports legend, who...Read More

Marion Write

#7 - Marion Write - Here We Go

Here We Go again. Just like Field of the Dollar, World Turned No Love and nearly everything else the Las Vegas fast riser has dropped on the Booth, new single Here We Go is pure quality. That kind of consistency would almost...Read More

Revolution of the Mind

#8 - Revolution of the Mind ft. Kahlee & Uptown Swuite (of The Seed) - Ain't Seen Me Since

Whether they're looking to radically overhaul the status quo or simply to put a new twist on a classic formula, every artist enters the game with a vision for change. In the case of Revolution of the Mind, the stage name says...Read More

MURS

#9 - MURS x Terrace Martin - It's No Surprise

As far as I'm aware, there are no recorded instances of a rapper stealing a dude's girlfriend through the medium of online music. But, guys, if you flip on MURS and Terrace Martin's latest feature, and 15 minutes later your...Read More

Kidz In The Hall

#10 - Kidz In The Hall ft. Curren$y & Mikkey Halsted - Pledge Allegiance to the Dope

This week’s serving of Brain Candy, The Kidz in the Hall’s new weekly series, simply pays homage to “the dope sh*t.” With contributions from New Orleans’ Curren$y and the always-thoughtful Mikkey Halsted, Pledge...Read More

Jamall Bufford

#11 - Buff1 - Get Money, Have Fun

The 227th freestyle in DJBooth.net and StreetAmmo's Exclusive Freestyle Series comes courtesy of Buff1, the Michigan native last heard on the reader-approved Eyes on Success. On his brand new, exclusive Get Money, Have Fun...Read More

King Mez

#12 - King Mez - Something's Missing

One of the most rewarding things that comes from being a part of the Booth is watching the growing success of someone talented enough to deserve it. Enter King Mez, the North Carolina rap staple (and Freestyle alum) gaining...Read More

Silent Knight

#13 - Silent Knight - Stayin' Busy

As anyone who's, say, endured an extended period of unemployment is well aware, too much downtime does dangerous things to your mindstate – and, if you're bluesing to begin with, idleness never fails to drive you deeper...Read More

Blood Type

#14 - Blood Type ft. Smoke DZA - The Real

Is it possible to follow one's dreams, while also staying grounded in The Real? If you asked Chief and Stepson, the hungry up-and-comers who make up Blood Type, they'd answer without a moment's hesitation: “Indubitably!”...Read More

Kyle Rapps

#15 - Kyle Rapps ft. Joell Ortiz - Hard Knock Children

In the world of hip-hop, nothing's more important than staying true to your roots and remembering where you came from – and, since just about all of us spent our formative years chilling in an elementary school playground,...Read More

Freeway

#16 - Freeway ft. Mac Miller - P.A.

One's a grizzled veteran who's seen it all, the other a precociously talented youngster only beginning to learn the ways of the game... no, I'm not describing the plot of the latest buddy-cop movie (though I'll sell the...Read More

Joe Budden

#17 - Joe Budden ft. Jay Townsend & Emanny - Tipsy

It's been a long winter for all of America, from Chicago to Atlanta and everywhere in between. Perhaps that's why we're starting to hear songs that reflect the residual effects of “Cuffin' Season” that comes into play...Read More

Neako

#18 - Neako - The Sinner

Nobody's perfect – it's just that some people are a little more imperfect than others. While Booth fave Neako's misdeeds are minor compared to what certain other artists have on their karmic rap sheet (Vanilla Ice, I'm...Read More

Kendrick Lamar

#19 - Kendrick Lamar ft. Gucci Mane - Vanity Slave (Pt. 2)

Kendrick Lamar has always stood up for what he believes and has always been able to deliver that statement in his rhymes. So with the second part of Vanity Slave released today, Kendrick, with the help of Gucci Mane and...Read More

 

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