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.

June 10, 2013 Chart Recap*Last week’s......Read More

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Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez - Fourteen & 40's

When I was 14, I was busy playing Grand Theft Auto and Halo and watching Spongebob. Tory Lanez may have enjoyed those activities as well, but his 14th year holds a deeper significance: that's when he first picked up the mic....Read More
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Wrekonize

Wrekonize ft. Tech N9ne - Freak

On the lead single off his forthcoming solo debut, ¡MAYDAY! frontman Wrekonize took the opportunity to get a little more personal than he has in his collaborative work, rhyming about the Anxiety Attacks and self-doubt he's...Read More
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Joey BadA$$

Joey Bada$$ - Word Is Bond

Joey BadA$$' dense, allusive lyricism may require the occasional RapGenius visit to untangle, but he's never simply playing with words. On the first single off his next street release, the Brooklyn buzzmaker emphasizes his...Read More
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Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez - Up (Fell in Love)

With his last two features garnering an almost five star average rating, Tory Lanez has Boothies falling head over heels in love with his unique, diverse style; fitting the title of his latest effort is Up (Fell In Love). On...Read More
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Wu Tang Clan

Wu Tang Clan - Family Reunion

As much as I enjoy seeing my distant kin, I've got to keep it one-hundred: given the choice, I'd most likely dip out on my own relatives to attend the Wu-Tang Family Reunion. And can you blame me? In addition to freer-flowing...Read More
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Bas

Bas ft. J.Cole & KQuick - Lit

With the temperature rising and school sessions ending, many are already in a summer state of mind even though the official first day of the new season isn't until June 21. Similarly, J.Cole’s label imprint Dreamville has...Read More
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Emilio Rojas

Emilio Rojas - Good Morning

With Emilio Rojas' latest full-length less than a week away from release, lead single Lean on 'Em remains fans' only foretaste of the highly-anticipated set. (Tomorrow Never Comes is a bonus track, so it doesn't really...Read More
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Mac Miller

Mac Miller - Goosebumpz

Upon reading the title of Mac Miller's latest feature, the first thought that entered my mind was of R.L. Stine's bestselling book series. I'm a late-'80s baby; what can I say? As it turns out, I was way off the mark. The...Read More
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DJ Tony Touch

Tony Touch ft. Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, JD Era & RZA - Unorthodox

In order to create some buzz for his forthcoming project, The Piece Maker 3... Return of the 50 MCs, veteran DJ Tony Touch has taken an Unorthodox approach, recruiting some of the most hardened hip-hop vets to take part in...Read More
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Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels (El-P & Killer Mike) ft. Big Boi - Banana Clipper

Maybe its Netflix’s fault for bringing Arrested Development back, but when I saw the title of the latest cut from Run The Jewels, Banana Clipper, I thought it might be named after a tool at the Bluth Banana Stand…alas, I...Read More
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Lil Dicky

Lil Dicky - White Dude

With the specter of Vanilla Ice still looming over the rap game, most white rappers aren't eager to make their melanin deficiency a subject of their rhymes. But you won't find any shame in Lil Dicky's game. On his latest...Read More
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Chance the Rapper

Chance The Rapper ft. Childish Gambino - Favorite Song

Though giving the project a spin is high on my agenda, I have to confess that I haven't had the opportunity to sit down and listen to Chance the Rapper's new mixtape all the way through, much less select a Favorite Song....Read More
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Soulslicers

Soulslicers ft. N.B.S. & Jaysaun - Slice of Life

When a movie or novel is described as a “Slice of Life,” that's usually code for “a story where nothing much happens.” Not so with the Soulslicers' latest effort. Making its world premiere on our pages, the title...Read More
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Dom Kennedy

Dom Kennedy - Nothin Like Me

Even if you had Dom Kennedy's whips, his clothes, his buzz and his paper, something would still be missing from the equation. On Nothin Like Me, a freshly-released standout off DJ Mustard's latest compilation, the West Coast...Read More
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Vic Mensa

Vic Mensa - Orange Soda

If you ask anyone who grew up in the 90’s, “who loves Orange Soda?”, you should expect an immediate and emphatic “Kel loves orange soda.” (If they don’t know, you might want to check their birth certificate,...Read More
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Bird

Bird ft. Little Brother & Notes To Self - Still Shine

Although they haven't been together since 2010, Little Brother knows no age. Twelve years after the start of their collaborative career, they can Still Shine as brightly as the day they started. The N.C. group's rhyming duo...Read More
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AirlineJay

AirlineJay - No Option

Is the current selection of Booth features on our homepage not really doing it for you today? Well, it looks like you have left us No Option, but to break out our secret weapon; say hello to my lil’ friend, AirlineJay. From...Read More
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Allan Rayman

Allan Rayman - New $h!t

Some song titles have long backstories or secret meanings. Allan Rayman, however, prefers to give his cuts straightforward names and let his music do the talking. New $h!t is the newest (duh) and final release off of the...Read More
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Alex Wiley

Alex Wiley ft. Chance The Rapper & GLC - Spaceship II

Upon hearing Chance The Rapper’s Good Ass Intro, off his newly-released Acid Rap project, I immediately got that “oh sh*t” feeling that first came over me after first listening to Kanye way back in 2002. One reason for...Read More
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Madcon

Madcon ft. Kelly Rowland - One Life

Way back in December 2008, Oslo rap duo Madcon introduced themselves to the Booth with Beggin, a left-of-center jam inspired by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' '67 hit of the same name. Nearly five years later, Yosef...Read More

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Frank Leone

Frank Leone - Don't Fight the Rain

Just yesterday, I surpassed 200 Twitter followers, so I am basically ready to be verified. While the number really has no intrinsic value, it did feel good, which is why I can imagine the joy Frank Leone recently felt upon...Read More
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Rob Regis

Rob Regis ft. Rugodzilla & Soultree - YoMyGod

Ever gotten so high you found yourself face to face with the Man Upstairs? Yeah, me neither. If that sounds like a good time, though, you may want to get in touch with Rob Regis' dealer. On debut feature and mixtape lead...Read More
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K. Sparks

K. Sparks ft. Angelous - HTNC (Humble's The New Cocky)

As you must already know, June is a huge month for new album releases. J. Cole, Kanye and Mac Miller are all set to drop their latest LPs on 6/18, and a week later Wale’s The Gifted hits literal and digital shelves. In an...Read More
 

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