Indie Hip-Hop Songs Music Chart - July 10, 2011

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Radical Something
At first blush, a laid-back political radical sounds like as much of a contradiction-in-terms as a square circle, or a lyrical Waka Flocka joint. Radical Something, however, are living proof that they...Read More
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theBREAX
Plenty of Christian musical acts have attempted to proudly proclaim the Good News while still appealing to secular eardrums, but none to my knowledge have nailed that balance like theBREAX. Without...Read More
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The Cool Kids
We’ve already come a long way with The Cool Kids as they prepare to (finally) release their debut album. In February, it was still chilly enough for group members Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks to...Read More
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Tech N9ne
With the verbal agility he displays in his musical work, Tech N9ne must have some... other skills as well, right? Indeed—on newly-leaked album standout F*ck Food, the Kansas City underground uses...Read More
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Jake Miller
Musical superstars' backgrounds are as varied as their work, but a common denominator among their diverse histories is the early sense of being a little... different. For many, the realization that...Read More
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ForteBowie
Those who tuned in for ForteBowie’s DJBooth debut The Thesis may be forgiven for thinking that the Atlanta newcomer is just a seriously minded emcee but as he proves on new single Decatur the...Read More
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Ced Hughes
It was October of 2010 and we were hearing a lot about Ced Hughes’ upcoming album One Day We’ll Wake Up. In fact, judging by ratings for previous single Shoot Down the Stars it could be said that...Read More
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Illus
It's one of the oldest clichés in the book (even older than the “oldest [blank] in the book” cliché), but it's true: however bad you've got it, there's someone out there worse off. For a vivid...Read More
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Lil B
When Wonton Soup was buzzing last August, my cousin asked me what I thought about Lil B. I told her that The Pack standout was like the Jim Carrey of rap. Beneath the outrageous and comic antics there...Read More
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Sol
Regular readers know that I have a propensity towards obscenity, so handing me a song titled This S**t is a pretty f**king solid guarantee that most of this write-up will be scattered with asterisks....Read More
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Moe Green
Judging solely on the Vallejo repper's stage name, you might assume Moe Green's grind was motivated entirely by a desire to amass paper (and possibly spend it on vast quantities of kush). But, you...Read More
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Phil Adé
What exactly is Phil Adé Monte Carlo Dreaming about? Riding around town in a brand new Chevy Monte Carlo? Grabbing his passport and flying to tropical paradise Monte Carlo? Or maybe it’s winning...Read More
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OnCue
“Artist (fill in the blank) doesn’t sound like anyone else” has become such a common phrase that it’s ironically become cliché, but I just don’t know what else to say; OnCue is really...Read More
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Rapsody
With the boom-bap inspired sound and tightly-wound mic approach that characterizes much of Rapsody's work, it's easy to forget that her home state, North Carolina, is part of the Dirty South. Fresh...Read More
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Muzi
Whether it's Prince waxing poetic about the allure of a Little Red Corvette or UGK admitting that women “...ain't tripping on me, they wanna f*ck my car,” artists through the ages have recognized...Read More
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Cody B. Ware
Considering their unusually high cuteness factor, along with their appetite for garden pests, it's no surprise that the Ladybug has set itself apart from the rest of the insect family as a symbol of...Read More
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Aleon Craft
The things Aleon Craft does for us; in addition to creating dope, innovative jams for progressive hip-hop heads to vibe out to, the Atlanta buzzmaker's taken it upon himself to introduce fans to the...Read More
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Doey Rock
Not familiar with the Opera Towers, the Miami condo complex from which Mean Doe Green's latest single takes its title? Click here for a visual aid—or don't, if you'd prefer not to feel woefully...Read More
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Smokey Robotic
No one—well, almost no one—enters the game planning to sell out but, once fame and fortune are dangling tantalizingly close, one's principles suddenly begin to seem a lot less binding. How to...Read More
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