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.
July 23, 2012 Chart Recap* Thanks to the release of its new music video Wax‘s “Rosana” single, which was originally featured at The DJBooth this past December, has returned to our charts in …...Read More
First, Miami is lost to face-eating zombies, now there is a threat to all mankind coming from Vancouver. His name is Madchild, and he's an absolute Monster. On the heavy-hitting, brash video single release off Madchild’s...Read More
In an age of copy and paste rappers it's rare that I get to say this, but there really isn't anyone else out there like Hopsin. Maybe you know him as the guy with the white eyes, maybe you know him from that XXL Freshman...Read More
Romance is in the air, Booth readers—can you hear it? (If not, then hitting “play” might help.) The follow-up to late May's Guns N Roses, a heartbroken jam which saw the rapper/producer welcoming rock elements into his...Read More
Even the flyest rapper is nothing without a first-class female to ride shotgun. On the latest single off his forthcoming mixtape, Prodigy invites a suitably alluring shawty to become his Co-Pilot, flowing over a synth-driven...Read More
What, you didn't know that Sir Michael Rocks could get spit some of that rapid fire flow? Now You Do. On his latest video single one-half of The Cool Kids and the newest #JetLife member grabs a beat from producer...Read More
Often it’s the most thoughtful, seemingly mellow dudes who can really snap when pushed. Case in point, SkyBlew, the usually soulful emcee who shifts into banger mode for new release For a Minute. Producers The Cratez set...Read More
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; or at the very least,...Read More
With flesh-eating zombies roaming the streets of America first and foremost we should thank Eighty4 Fly for merely being Kush High – lord knows getting bath salts high can lead to bad things. Making its online world...Read More
One day, yet two different takes on what those Summer Nights sound like. While K.V.’s Summer Nights was hot yet laid back, Al Great ups the energy, turning his Summer Nights into a certified banger. It’s not a banger...Read More
Don’t worry, no need to look outside to see if there’s a NYC rapper looking into your window. The title of Yonas’ new single and standout from his Transition album may be Looking For You, but he’s not literally...Read More
These days it’s hard to truly sound unique – even the unique artists sound unique in the exact same way – but I can honestly say I’m hard pressed to declare that I’ve heard something like Ibn Iglor’s Colors....Read More
When it comes to this so called game, the rest of you fools are playing checkers, but Cesar Luciano is playing chess. So go ahead, Make Your Move, chances are Luciano’s already been there. On his latest release Luciano...Read More
They say the best music comes when the artist is writing about what they know best. Considering I can’t imagine a topic Lyriciss is better versed in than his own existence, video single My Life is pretty much guaranteed to...Read More
It’s about time. I’ve been waiting for years for hip-hop to finally pay tribute to classic ‘80s movie Working Girl. God, Melanie Griffith is so hilarious in that. Wait, what’s that? Angel Haze’s new track has...Read More
Not so long ago it would have seemed impossible to hear a white kid from Pittsburgh making a project with hit maker extraordinaire Pharrell, but in 2012 the duo makes a strange sort of sense. Dropping off the first release...Read More
These days genres and labels mean less than ever. For example, is South Bank's new song Superwoman a rock track featuring rap vocals, or a rap track featuring a rock instrumental. Who cares? All that really matters is that...Read More
If I was President I’d make healthcare universal, instate a proper college football playoff and make it a federal offense to blow anyone’s high. Boston artist Moufy may not go quite that far, but on new video Blow My High...Read More
There's been a lot of talk about the Illuminati in hip-hop lately, and here to add fuel to that already blazing fire is Kydd, who is sure to get hip-hop conspirators talking with new single The Masons. Fresh off the success...Read More
If only all the songs on the radio sounded like, well, Songs on the Radio. As he continues his march towards the release of his Millennial album, Mike Dreams pays tribute to the simple power of hearing that song unexpectedly...Read More
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