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.

January 11, 2010 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s 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 Formula …...Read More

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Curren$y

Curren$y - Famous

When you’ve got a dollar sign in your name you can’t be shy about the fame and fortune, and with a name like Monsta Beatz you can’t be shy about in-your-face production, so what’s surprising about Curren$y and Monsta...Read More
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Belly

Belly ft. Drake - Make It Go

Featured back in August, the lead single off Belly's forthcoming sophomore set saw the Juno Award-winning rapper spitting game to a Hot Girl, assisted by West Coast icon Snoop Dogg. Fast-forward three months, and the Ottawa...Read More
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Muggsy Malone

Muggsy Malone - M-U-Double-G-S-Y (Yeah That's Me)

Hey, Booth readers, have you heard the latest track from Mug-Z Malone? Oh, what's that? It's “M-U-Double-G-S-Y?” Damn, I always get that one wrong. My sub-par spelling skills aside, the latest exclusive world premiere off...Read More
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K. Sparks

K. Sparks - Hey Babe

Though K. Sparks and Pajozo had the table set and the glasses filled for the Thanksgiving release of their Soul Food mixtape, fans are still waiting for dinner to be served; in the artist's own words, it's been “pushed back...Read More
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Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica - Exhibit C

November 4, 2008: a day that will go down in history. The day Exhibit A (Transformations) was featured at DJBooth.net. Well, OK, the electing-our-first-African-American-president thing may slightly eclipse Jay Electronica's...Read More
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Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa - Goodbye

As he revealed in his recent interview with our very own DJ Z, everyone’s favorite heavily tattooed rapper Wiz Khalifa doesn’t consider the time he spent signed to a major label a waste. Actually, Deal or No Deal, he...Read More
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Obie Trice

Obie Trice - On & On

In late November, Shady expatriate Obie Trice and producer MoSS caught lightning in a bottle with I Am, a chaotic street banger that earned rave reviews from most of our readers. If you're worried that Trice can't sustain...Read More
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Charles Hamilton

Charles Hamilton - Air Agains

Charles Hamilton’s comeback tour is off to a rocky start. After garnering some deserved praise from the Booth for Charles Hamilton is Back, his next track Loserville received mixed reviews, and then his new Normalcy Project...Read More
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AZ

AZ - I'm ILL

No, you're not seeing double – today's feature lineup includes not one but two tracks titled I'm ILL. Since I'm all about sowing seeds of discord, I'll go ahead and pose the obvious question: which deserves to be called the...Read More
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BOOGNIGHTS

BOOGNIGHTS - Cheers!

It may be about four days too late to really be yelling “Cheers!”, but if you’re like me, New Year’s Eve is far from the only day on which you raise a glass (drinking is bad kids). Determined to make the celebratory...Read More
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Yelawolf

Yelawolf ft. Bun B - Good to Go

It’s only been a couple months since Alabama native Yelawolf made his debut on the Booth with I Wish, but he’s earned such a following in that short time it feels like he’s been blowing up our pages for years. Back with...Read More
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K. Sparks

K. Sparks - Feelings

Booth favorite K. Sparks has never been shy about asserting his on-the-mic supremacy, but he's also more willing than most to speak on the self-doubt that comes with chasing a big dream. On this unreleased track, the Queens...Read More
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Add-2

Add-2 - Luxury (Slot-A Remix)

The city of Chicago has a huge hip-hop scene, but to date only a few artists (Kanye, Common, Lupe, etc.) have truly catapulted to mainstream success. Well up-and-coming rapper Add-2 hopes to “add” his name to that list...Read More
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Statik Selektah

Statik Selektah ft. Talib Kweli & Cory Mo - Im Wit It (Showoff Remix)

On his last feature, Statik Selektah joined forces with Booth favorites Skyzoo and Sha Stimuli to lament the mind-numbing repetition inherent in the daily grind: “Different Day, Same Sh*t, ain't nothing good...” Despite...Read More
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XV

XV ft. Freddie Gibbs & Shawn Chrystopher - Me, You (Remix)

Though XV won Staff Pick for “Best Mixtape” and “Best New Artist (Unsigned)” at yesterday's Best of the Booth awards ceremony (which, full disclosure, only took place in my imagination this year – incidentally, you...Read More
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Novel

Novel & Joell Ortiz ft. Cri$tyle (aka The Ink) - Stressful

Believe me, I want the cash, the cars and the clothes, but all the shine in the world don’t mean anything when life’s so Stressful, and I’m not the only who wants more than mere success. The Booth’s favorite...Read More
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Dre Biggity

Dre Biggity - On the Comedown

Success, like marijuana, is a powerful intoxicant and, judging by mixtape leak On the Comedown (making its world premiere in the Booth!), West Coast up-and-comer Dre Biggity's been enjoying the effects of both. Here, the...Read More
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Eternia

Eternia - Foul Child

Introduced to the Booth via Brooklyn emcee-producer J. J. Brown's Gender Bender, Eternia is one of an ever-growing class of femcees who can rock the mic as well as any fella (and better than most). On her latest mixtape leak...Read More
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Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief ft. Red Cafe - Bigger Checks

Beyond Belief may be far from the average emcee, but he shares one quality with just about everyone in the game (and most of the world): he's constantly questing after bigger and Bigger Checks. Making its world premiere right...Read More
 

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