Independent Music Chart


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July 22, 2013 Chart Recap*Tech N9ne takes over the top two this week; “See Me” retains first and the newly-released “Fragile” debuts in second, knocking the former runner-up, ANTHM‘s “I Remember,” to third. …...Read More


Tech N9ne

#1 - Tech N9ne ft. B.o.B & Wiz Khalifa - See Me

Tech N9ne has been a frequent presence on our pages of late, contributing guest bars to joints by RA The Rugged Man (Holla-Loo-Yuh), Wrekonize (Freak) and many more, but it's been nearly a year since the Strange Music...Read More

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Tech N9ne

#2 - Tech N9ne ft. Kendrick Lamar, ¡MAYDAY! & Kendall Morgan - Fragile

When I hear the word “Fragile,” I think of my grandma's china, newborn babies and the like. I most definitely don't think of Tech N9ne's music, most of which is so hard-hitting and aggressive I'd be afraid to play it in...Read More

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ANTHM

#3 - ANTHM - I Remember

“In order to survive, you've gotta learn to live with regrets.” On new EP single I Remember, making its world premiere right here in The DJBooth, ANTHM reflects on the importance of keeping one's eyes on the road ahead...Read More

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Rapsody

#4 - Rapsody ft. Wale - Dark Knights

Over the last two weeks and change, heads in The DJBooth and beyond have been nodding along to warm-weather bangers from each member of the Jamla Records stable. Considering the uniformly stellar quality of previous Summer of...Read More

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Kidd Upstairs

#5 - Kidd Upstairs - Turtles

We've all seen that viral video where the kid trolls the news reporter by saying, "I like Turtles." Well, if he stumbled across the latest feature from Kidd Upstairs, I think his zombie head would explode. The title of...Read More

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ProbCause

#6 - ProbCause ft. Chance The Rapper - LSD

Chicago natives have been known to refer to Lake Shore Drive, an expressway running along the edge of Lake Michigan, by the initialism LSD. As that surreal promo pic and the presence of Acid Rap auteur Chance The Rapper might...Read More

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The Procussions

#7 - The Procussions - Fall to Fly

Have an extra thousand bucks lying around? Instead of paying off loans or investing the cash, why not do the sensible thing and use it to create your own song? For a cool grand, The Procussions will produce, write, record,...Read More

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

#8 - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign - Everything 100

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have had their share of ups and downs over the course of two decades in the rap game but, through it all, they've never failed to keep it real. On freshly-minted promotional single Everything 100,...Read More

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Bishop Nehru

#9 - Bishop Nehru - Mobb Dizzle

Update: We have added the Markel Scott-directed visuals for Bishop Nehru's Mobb Dizzle. With his sophomore street album less than 24 hours away from release, NYC rap wunderkind Bishop Nehru has liberated one last single off...Read More

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D-Pryde

#10 - D-Pryde - Lifted

Absent from our pages since dropping off Highway back in 2011, T-Dot buzzmaker D-Pryde makes his triumphant return to The DJBooth with a freshly-minted single off his next EP. On this breezy summer jam, Chris “Flict”...Read More

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Allan Rayman

#11 - Allan Rayman - H.O.H.W

Seriously, they must be putting something in the water in Canada, because our neighbors to the North seem to spit out unique, talented artists like a factory—from the ever-popular The Weeknd to rap game powerhouse Drake....Read More

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Hopsin

#12 - Hopsin - Ill Mind Six: Old Friend

Over the last several years, Hopsin has been offering fans regular glimpses into his headspace via an ongoing series of video singles entitled Ill Mind of Hopsin. Recently, the Funk Volume rapper/producer's been lost in...Read More

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Earl Sweatshirt

#13 - Earl Sweatshirt ft. Vince Staples & Casey Veggies - Hive

Not featured on our pages since dropping off the aptly-titled WHOA back in March, Odd Future phenom Earl Sweatshirt returns to build anticipation for his forthcoming full-length with new single Hive. Whereas its predecessor...Read More

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Vic Mensa

#14 - Vic Mensa ft. Lili K. - Hollywood LA

I know what y'all are thinking: what are two Chicago-based artists doing on a record titled Hollywood LA? I've listened to Vic Mensa's latest solo feature twice now, and the only connection I've gleaned is the emcee's...Read More

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¡MAYDAY!

#15 - ¡MAYDAY! - HighRide

Given that it's both dangerous and illegal, I wouldn't encourage any of you to get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle while faded. If you do choose to ignore my advice, however, you could hardly find a better soundtrack for...Read More

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GQ

#16 - GQ - Get Fly

Spirits a little low this morning? Not to worry—GQ has stopped by the Booth with a little something to help you Get Fly. (And it's a Booth-exclusive world premiere, so you don't have to worry about readers of other sites...Read More

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Swamburger

#17 - Swamburger x Optiks - Black Verse

A Florida-born, Brooklyn-based beatsmith previously heard contributing to joints by Maffew Ragazino (Never Ran, Never Will) and Jon Connor (Gonna Make It), Optiks has linked up with Solillaquists of Sound rhymesayer...Read More

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MidaZ The BEAST

#18 - MidaZ The BEAST ft. Roc Marciano - Fire

MidaZ The BEAST may not possess his namesake's ability to turn everyday objects into gold, but he can transform organic matter into blackened carbon with a few well-aimed syllables. Simply put, his bars are Fire. On this...Read More

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Blue Gold

#19 - Blue Gold - Make a Move

While I never really got into Words With Friends, I still play Chess With Friends. It's fun, but when I am waiting days upon days for a friend to Make a Move, it can get frustrating. Perhaps I should send them the...Read More

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Mac Miller

#20 - Mac Miller ft. ScHoolboy Q - Gees

With his second independent full-length flying off the digital shelves, Mac Miller is undoubtedly enjoying the Gees rolling into his bank account. Surprisingly enough, though, the title of the project's latest single refers...Read More

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Jarred A.G.

#21 - Jarred A.G. ft. Dally Auston - Barbarians

Most hip-hop heads would assume that the artwork for this single, an exclusive world premiere, was an homage to MF Doom, but others might see it and think of a Barbarian. The truth is, both DOOM and Conan would appreciate...Read More

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Cazzie Jetson

#22 - Cazzie Jetson [of THEBLKHANDS] - $EMINOLE

Previously featured as one-third of Big Apple crew THEBLKHANDS, Cazzie Jetson makes his first foray into the solo DJBooth spotlight with freshly-minted promotional single and LP inclusion $EMINOLE. Here, beatsmith THC flips...Read More

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Droop-E

#23 - Droop-E ft. R.O.D. - Until the World End

The 25-year-old son of Bay Area hip-hop legend E-40, up-and-coming rapper/producer Droop-E was previously featured on our pages as a guest contributor to his father's Catch a Fade. Today, he makes his first foray into the...Read More

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