Indie Hip-Hop Songs Music Chart - July 04, 2011

July 4, 2011 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s......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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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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Bambu
I know you guys love jokes, so here’s a good one: two guys Walk Into A Bar, spend a week in Hawaii, and make progressively dope music to rock with. Didn’t get it? Ok, so maybe it wasn’t that...Read More
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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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Kendrick Lamar
HiiPower, Sex With Society and Ronald Reagan Era, the previous Booth-featured leaks off Kendrick Lamar's forthcoming street album, were (respectively) a politically-charged lyrical tour de force, a...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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K. Sparks
When it comes to hip-hop, rappers search far and wide for the right producer to work with. It’s like finding the right barber. Some give a really good cut but don’t say a word, others are your...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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Freddie Gibbs
It’s not that rap music needs another ode to the mighty dollar, dollar bill, but the pursuit of money can be enhanced by quality production and lyricism adds reflection beyond the mere pursuit of...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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Yonas
The 250th and final entry in our Exclusive Freestyle Series comes courtesy of Yonas, the NYC buzzmaker who hooked up with DJBooth to sell his acclaimed The Proven Theory album in late April. On his...Read More
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Kyle Lucas
Being a tortured artist is a double-edged sword—on the one hand, you get to make a living by venting about your issues, thereby saving a bundle on therapists' bills. On the other, well, there's...Read More
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Khrysis
Love is in the air Today, judging by the Booth's feature lineup. That is, if by “love” you mean “lust,” and by “today,” I mean “this evening.” Fresh off hearing Miguel quest for a...Read More
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Thurz
First U-N-I break up, now everyday I wake up, somebody got a problem with Nathan S. Yes, it’s unfortunately true, the Los Angeles duo is, well, no longer a duo. In the grand tradition of The...Read More
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Openmic
Depending on whether you're following the meteorological or astronomical definition of seasons, we're either six or 26 days late featuring Openmic's First Day of Summer. But look on the bright side:...Read More
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tabi Bonney
Attention ladies: if you're gonna be in the vicinity of tabi Bonney, you'd be wise to pack a Parachute, because it's highly likely you'll be falling for the D.C. representative. The lead single off...Read More
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Guy Harrison
If we’re going to play the “rappers who also love puns” game it’s going to be hard to beat Sean Price. After all, you’d be going up against a man who named his albums Jesus Price Supastar...Read More
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Jake Miller
At a glance, you might not guess that Booth newcomer Jake Miller had a particularly hard-knock upbringing, but looks can be deceiving. In reality, the 18-year-old rap hopeful had to surmount...Read More
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Voli
Regular Booth readers know that up-and-coming NJ emcee Voli is seemingly incapable of speaking anything but honest, passionate rhymes; you’ll find no racks on other racks here. Readers also know...Read More
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