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 11, 2012 Chart Recap*Mac Miller‘s “On a Roll” debuts in first, knocking Childish Gambino‘s “Silk Pillow” to second. Last week’s runner-up, Josh Sallee‘s “Saratoga,” tumbles to fifth. * All in all, 13 …...Read More

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Childish Gambino

Childish Gambino ft. Beck - Silk Pillow

In the digital age it’s hard to say you’re still shocked by a collaboration. 2 Chainz was just on a track with Justin Bieber, and indie rockers routinely link up with rappers for genre-bending new music. But, honestly, I...Read More
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Cesar Luciano

Cesar Luciano - Don't Wake Me Up

If the success Cesar Luciano's currently enjoying is all a dream, then he kindly requests you let him sleep. Making its world premiere right here on our front page, new single Don't Wake Me Up finds the Rhode Island repper...Read More
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Kid Ink

Kid Ink ft. Tyga & Chris Brown - Time of Your Life (Remix)

Originally featured to positive Booth reviews back in January, Kid Ink's current single, Time of Your Life, has received the official remix treatment with assistance from two high-profile guests. On this version of the cut,...Read More
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Josh Sallee

Josh Sallee - Saratoga

For those who've spent as many years away from a history classroom as I have, a little refresher course is in order: named after the town in New York in which it took place, October 1777's Battle of Saratoga saw American...Read More
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Stevie Stone

Stevie Stone ft. Tech N9ne - 808 Bendin

A technique in which adventurous musicians dismantle electronic devices, add new components and connect circuits in ways that the manufacturers never intended, circuit bending has become a popular way of squeezing crazy new...Read More
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Nottz

Nottz ft. Pusha T & Dwele - You Need This Music (Remix)

Ever feel like there's something, you know, missing.... but can't quite put your finger on what? Nottz has a hypothesis as to what might be causing this nagging feeling of unfulfillment—namely, a serious deficit of real,...Read More
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1982

1982 ft. Mac Miller, Bun B & Shawn (of Boyz II Men) - Happy Days

The road has been a long and difficult one, but Happy Days are finally here for Statik Selektah and Termanology. On a newly-released standout off 1982's sophomore collaborative full-length, Stat's wistful sample work bangs in...Read More
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Stevie Crooks

Stevie Crooks - Iverson

Who's the Allen Iverson of rap? There was a short period in the early 2000's during which Iverson believed, incorrectly, that he himself fit that description (Remember 40 Bars? Me neither.), and more recently Don Trip used...Read More
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Joey BadA$$

Joey BadA$$ - Daily Routine

On May 10, 2012, Yours Tru.ly and Adidas invited Joey BADA$$ to Brooklyn's Dunham Studios to create a brand new record for their Songs From Scratch series. Today, we're proud to present the result: Daily Routine, a...Read More
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Muzic Class

Muzic Class ft. Pate - Hamburgers

Marv, J-heated, Gibbs and Starks may call themselves Muzik Class, but their first Booth feature sounds more suited to a lunchroom cypher. Either way, new single Hamburgers (making its world premiere right here on our front...Read More
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810

810 - Something To Prove

While the intervening years have seen 810 featured numerous times in collaboration with fellow Baltimore representative The Black Sunn, the artist's last solo feature, Save Me, hit our front page way back in February 2010....Read More
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DeVin Maze

DeVin Maze ft. JohnNY U - How We Livin'

A Booth newcomer born in Mississippi and based in ATL, DeVin Maze entered the game for the same reason so many others do: to put his loved ones in a better place. On new single How We Livin', Woody's dreamy sample work sets...Read More
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Prote-J

Prote-J ft. Ashley Dudukovich & Demetrius Daniels - Young Man

I think it's safe to say that Prote-J's been a little stressed lately. Sunday Night, the inaugural release off his forthcoming album, found the emcee busy brooding over financial and professional worries to appreciate the...Read More
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Quite Nyce

Quite Nyce - Im Feelin Myself

What good is outside acclaim if you haven't got the self-esteem to back it up? On Feelin' Myself, the second world premiere off Quite Nyce's forthcoming,DJBooth-sponsored EP, the Massachusetts rhymesayer gives himself a...Read More
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Alpha Male Society

Alpha Male Society - On My Mind

Big Hop, Diablo Archer, Don DiGorgio, Ndangr Species, H2OKZ and Mallz of Alpha Male Society have had a lot of sh*t on their minds lately. What exactly's been eating at them, you ask? To find out, take a listen to new single...Read More
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AWAR

AWAR - Tunnel Vision

Just how focused is AWAR? So much so, according to the lead single off his forthcoming album, that it's like he's got Tunnel Vision: he can't seem a damn thing besides that success that's captivated his dreams for so long....Read More
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The Freshmen

The Freshmen - Surf's Up!

California ain't just the state of Dre and Tupac, it's also the locale that spawned surf-rock pioneers the Beach Boys. On new video single Surf's Up!, The Freshmen take inspiration from Brian Wilson and company, crafting a...Read More
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Stevie Crooks

Stevie Crooks - GRG

Take a moment to gaze deeply into Stevie Crooks' artist pic—what do you see staring back at you? (Or off to the side, as the case may be.) If your answers is, “A real G and ill emcee who's destined to do big things in the...Read More
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King Mez

King Mez - Monte Carlo

Son....I love it when things come full circle. Back in 2010, I had the pleasure to witness a man-child spit well-grown thoughts all over the mic at Ruckus Pizza in Raleigh, NC. He was King Mez then and he's even more of an...Read More
 

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