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.

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Rich Quick

Rich Quick & Archie Bang - #Breakfast

Didn't have time to grab a bite to eat this morning? Not to worry; East Coast rhymesayers Rich Quick and Archie Bang have prepared a little #Breakfast for all their fans in The DJBooth. An exclusive world premiere, this joint...Read More
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G-Eazy

G-Eazy - The Day It All Changed

Not too long ago, G-Eazy was just another up-and-comer struggling to earn his keep in the rap game. Now, he's poised to turn all his dreams into reality. On an outtake from his next independent album, the Oakland emcee and...Read More
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Chris Webby

Chris Webby - Chilly

Summer heat and humidity starting to get to you? You could turn on your AC—or, you could hit play on the latest single from Chris Webby. It's so Chilly, you'll be shivering by the time the song is over. Here, Long Island...Read More
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Dizzy Wright

Dizzy Wright ft. Big Remo - BrILLiant Youth

Over the last year and change, Sin City's Dizzy Wright and NYC's Bishop Nehru have distinguished themselves as two of the most promising young artists in the hip-hop game. Now, streetwear brand LRG has brought these two...Read More
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Chris Webby

Chris Webby ft. Jitta On The Track - Good Day

Today's gonna be a Good Day for Chris Webby fans. Not featured on our pages since dropping off Won't Be Today back in March, the Connecticut repper returns to our pages with a fresh single that's guaranteed to put a smile on...Read More
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Russ

Russ - Comin Thru

Last we heard from Russ, the Diemon representative was reflecting on the true nature of intimacy on Naked, single numero uno off his next independent album. On follow-up Comin Thru, the Booth regular gets back down to...Read More
7
Witt Lowry

Witty - Like I Do

Witty is a sharp lyricist, but don't let his stage name give you the wrong impression. As those who tuned in for last month's Dinner for Two already know, the Connecticut repper is less interested in coming up with clever bon...Read More
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¡MAYDAY!

¡MAYDAY! x MURS as ¡MURSDAY! - TABLETOPS

You could always tell which middle school kids would still be into Hip-Hop 10 or 20 years later. If you saw a kid beatbox, use pens on the desk like drumsticks, or pound hands on the gym floor, someone who could dance or rap...Read More
9
Statik Selektah

Statik Selektah ft. Joey Bada$$ & Freddie Gibbs - Carry On

Fresh off stepping into the Booth for an exclusive Behind the Boards interview, Beantown DJ and producer Statik Selektah returns to our pages with a brand new single off his next studio album. This cut borrows its title and...Read More
10
G-Eazy

G-Eazy ft. Remo - I Mean It

There is a long history of rappers making famous proclamations (see: The Beastie Boys' No Sleep Till Brooklyn and Run-DMC's It's Like That), so it's no surprise to hear G-Eazy declare "I Mean It" on his latest record release....Read More
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Jitta On The Track

Jitta On The Track ft. Bukkweat Bill - KEWL

Hartford, Connecticut's Jitta on the Track first introduced himself to The DJBooth with late 2012's Letters Part III, a powerful reflection on Trayvon Martin's murder earlier that year. Fresh off contributing guest bars to...Read More
12
Alex Wiley

Alex Wiley ft. Mick Jenkins - Own Man

If there's one consistent theme running through Alex Wiley's rhymes, it's individuality: on the recent Know No Normal and many other jams, the Chi-town repper's made it abundantly clear that he marches to the beat of his own...Read More
13
¡MAYDAY!

¡MAYDAY! x MURS - Here

In late April, Panhandle State hip-hop ensemble ¡MAYDAY! and West Coast underground mainstay MURS lit the fuse on their forthcoming joint album with TABLETOPS, a lead single which won a phenomenal 4.4-star average rating...Read More
14
J.Lately

J.Lately - DADAS

Oft imitated but never equaled, the DJBooth Freestyle Series ran from February 2009 through June 2011. Its 250 total entries were the work of a veritable who's-who of underground and emerging emcees, including rising stars...Read More
15
Dizzy Wright

Dizzy Wright - Spark Up the Flame

Next week, Dizzy Wright will be heading out on tour in support of his latest EP, State of Mind. To learn when he'll be visiting a city near you and/or cop tickets, visit Funk Volume's official site. Even if you don't...Read More
16
20syl

20Syl ft. Oddisee - Ongoing Thing

Previously heard rapping en Français on The Procussions' Phantasm (Atom Remix), French emcee, DJ and beatsmith 20syl hops into the driver's seat to bring us new EP single Ongoing Thing. Rather than showcasing his skills on...Read More
17
Watsky

Watsky - Whoa Whoa Whoa

Last we heard from George Watsky, the indie rapper and slam poet was urging listeners to do their part for the 'hood and Kill a Hipster or two. On freshly-minted follow-up single Whoa Whoa Whoa, his homicidal rage hasn't...Read More
18
Case Arnold

Case Arnold - Break Through

An ambitious upstart repping Clarksville, Tennesee, Case Arnold makes his grand entrance into The DJBooth with a freshly-minted promotional single. On this ear-pleasing hustle anthem, FreeP's trunk-rattling percussion and...Read More
19
REKS

REKS ft. Fredro Starr & Ruste Juxx - Unholy

On their upcoming collaborative full-length, Boston rhymesayer REKS and producer Hazardis Soundz will offer their take on the classic conflict between good and evil, dedicating one “side” of the project to God and the...Read More
20
GQ

GQ ft. Nipsey Hussle & Rapper Big Pooh - Count'em Up

Another Road, the introspective lead single off GQ's next independent full-length, met a surprisingly chilly reception when it hit our front page back in May. Unfazed, the West Coast emcee bounces back with a follow-up that's...Read More

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21
Mike Strong

Mike Strong - Baby Malicious

Are dope emcees made, or are they born? At least where Booth newcomer Mike Strong is concerned, the answer seems to be “all of the above.” Though the title of the Virginia Beach emcee's new record, Baby Malicious, gives...Read More
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RETRO

RETRO - Resist

Be warned: once you hit play on RETRO's first DJBooth feature, you'll be powerless to Resist the record's epic, cinematic sound. Not that you'd want to—you are here to listen to dope new music, right? Single numero uno off...Read More
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Rejjie Snow

Rejjie Snow - Nights Over Georgia

Rejjie Snow may hail from Ireland, but his latest single finds him nearly four thousand miles from home, enjoying the balmy evening air of the Peach State. On promo cut Nights Over Georgia, his first feature since January...Read More
 

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