Indie Hip-Hop Songs Music Chart - January 19, 2013

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1
Joey BadA$$
Showcasing an agile, brainy lyrical style over beats that sound like they hopped a time machine from the 1990s, Joey BadA$$ is unique among hip-hop's current freshman class. That Unorthodox style, of...Read More
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2
Rittz
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...Read More
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3
Mac Miller
Released under the Pittsburgh indie phenom's “Larry Fisherman” alias, Mac Miller's last feature, Doodling in the Key of C Sharp, earned him props for his willingness to think outside the box, but...Read More
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4
Macklemore x Ryan Lewis
Sometimes I wonder just how the Seattle bred Irishman Macklemore does what he does. Coming off his most recent release, Same Love, which eloquently addressed the underlying issues associated with...Read More
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5
The Palmer Squares
You may recall The Palmer Squares first Booth feature, Spooky Language, which graced our homepage this past May. The only thing spooky about the dynamic duo, however, is the disappearing act they...Read More
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6
Boy Wonder
When Noah was stocking his ark, the Man Upstairs instructed him to include a pair of every living creature. Why? It's obvious: if having one of something is dope, then having two must logically be...Read More
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7
Talib Kweli
Remember those old Gatorade commercials where female soccer star Mia Hamm would compete against Michael Jordan, while the song "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)" played in the background?...Read More
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8
Thurz
When Thurz is rolling down the block, he prefers to do it in an Acura Legend. Not because of the vehicle's high performance and luxurious options—although those are certainly dope—but because its...Read More
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9
G-Eazy
On single Loaded, DJ Carnage grabbed the mic to inform the public on the bulging status of his bankroll. Nearly six months later, the Los Angeles representer is still rich--thus, he's decided to...Read More
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10
Nino Bless
In his Satires, the Roman poet Juvenal posed the question, “Who watches The Watchmen?” (You may remember the quote from Alan Moore's graphic novel, or its '09 cinematic adaptation.) Nearly two...Read More
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11
Wax
As a kid, you might have been told that if you work hard, you can be anything you want to be. While this is all well and good, it is not the most realistic motto. Perhaps some brutal honesty and a...Read More
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12
Savant (aka Stanstro)
Savant (aka Stanstro) might want to get his flu shot ASAP. Why? Because on his new single, and DJBooth debut, the Chicago emcee claims he is The Illest. Please don’t take my bad joke as any...Read More
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13
12th Letter
Hold on to your fitteds, Booth readers, because this one's a shocker: despite bearing the title “Higher” and being the work of an artist whose stage name is a thinly-veiled reference to spliffs,...Read More
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14
Wax
With thousands of loyal fans and several dope projects under his belt, I think it's safe to say that Wax is doing well for himself. Even so, the Booth fave can't help but wonder how things might have...Read More
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15
Classified
No matter where you stand on the Ninjas vs. Pirates debate, everyone can agree that it would be pretty damn sweet to be a Ninja. The closest most of us get to being real ninja is dressing like one on...Read More
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Macklemore x Ryan Lewis
UPDATE: Click "Watch Video" for the brand new visuals to Same Love. While still a long, long way from becoming part of the mainstream, hip-hop's acceptance of gay rights is undoubtedly on the rise;...Read More
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17
Ab-Soul
When you're shining as brightly as Ab-Soul, there's no sense in hiding your light under a bushel. On a newly-released cut off his next studio album, the Top Dawg Entertainment buzzmaker sets out to...Read More
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18
Input
Though Input is a native of Denver, Colorado, he attended high school in neighboring Columbine, at the institution of the same name. On April 20, 1999, he lived through the deadliest mass killing ever...Read More
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19
Yonas
For a talented young artist from a humble background, the music industry offers no shortage of Temptations, but if there's anyone with the strength of will to make it to the top without compromising...Read More
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20
Nameluss
If your New Years resolution was to join a gym, but after just a few short weeks you're feeling lackluster about pumping iron, then take a listen to Nameluss’ new cut, Let Me Know. On the emcee's...Read More
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21
MaG
After listening to MaG’s latest Booth feature, beat goes on…, I think it's more than fair to put him in the same category as Picasso and Van Gogh. I know that neither were a recording artist, but...Read More
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22
Koncept
It's been a hot minute since last we featured some fresh solo material from Koncept--more than a year, in fact. But I'm happy to say the dry spell is over; with a new EP on the way, the Brown Bag...Read More
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23
r.O.b
Whether it's Beyoncé and Jay-Z or a little bit of gold and a pager, hip-hop is no stranger to 1-2 punch pairings. NY-born, Philly-raised emcce r.O.b looks to add to the list of combinations with his...Read More
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