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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Sadistik

Sadistik ft. Sticky Fingaz & Tech N9ne - Death Warrant

I have to admit, I was a little nervous to listen to the first feature from Sadistik—Booth-exclusive world premiere or no. If the Seattle underground mainstay (as his stage name suggests) gets his kicks by inflicting pain,...Read More
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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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Yonas

Yonas - Love Me Again

Since Yonas's last feature, The Transition (Deluxe Edition) single Leaving You, found the Bronx representative cutting loose a woman he'd been seeing, I figured new promo single Love Me Again would feature him begging her to...Read More
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Hoodie Allen

Hoodie Allen - Nolan Ryan

Judging by the reviews garnered by Hoodie Allen's previous Booth features, our readers have a healthy respect for the Empire State buzzmaker, but there are those elsewhere in the hip-hop blogosphere (cough, haters) who have...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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Dilated Peoples

Dilated Peoples ft. DJ Premier - Good as Gone

Later this summer, West Coast underground mainstays Dilated Peoples are set to make their Rhymesayers debut by unleashing their first studio album since 2006's 20/20. Today, we get our first taste of the forthcoming set in...Read More
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Case Arnold

Case Arnold ft. Rikki Blu - Thermia

Last week, Clarksville, Tennesse's Case Arnold busted into The DJBooth Kool-Aid Man style to bring us his debut feature. Readers were clearly digging his grand entrance, as Break Through received an impressive 3.8-star...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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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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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
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Boaz

Boaz - Rapness Monster

Like Sasquatch and Nessie, the Rapness Monster straddles the line between myth and reality, sighted by isolated individuals but disbelieved by the general public. Today, however, he has stepped out into the light of day for...Read More
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Your Old Droog

Your Old Droog - You Know What Time It Is

Over the last week, the hip-hop internet has been engulfed in trying to figure out if Your Old Droog is actually an alter-ego of Nas. Spoiler alert, he's not Nas. He's just not. NOT. Now that the Nas thing is out of the way -...Read More
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UZOY

UZOY - 8th Letter

UZOY isn't a newcomer to Booth, but don't worry if your memory of her is a little foggy; her debut, Bionic Woman, hit our front page way back in 2011. To make up for it, she's based new promo single 8th Letter around...Read More
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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
15
Jitta On The Track

Jitta On The Track ft. Cam Meekins & Sonny Shotz - FTW

Earlier this week, Jitta On The Track made his long-awaited return to The DJBooth with KEWL, a single that—judging by the rave reviews it received from our readership—lived up to its name and then some. Not a moment too...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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Louie Gonz

Louie Gonz x DJ Manipulator - No One

You wouldn't guess by looking at the rave reviews his last feature, Feelin Good, received from our readers, but Louie Gonz has his share of haters. Of course, they're No One of any importance. On the latest single off his...Read More
18
GQ

GQ ft. Problem & Bad Lucc - Falls Down

Fresh off earning reader approval for Count'em Up, West Coast buzzmaker GQ returns to the Booth with another freshly-minted single off his impending studio album. Jamla boss 9th Wonder once again mans the mixing boards,...Read More
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NIKO IS

NIKO IS - 2 Cents

As his many fans in the Booth will recall, NIKO IS was born in Rio de Janeiro, and moved to Florida at the age of seven. On new single 2 Cents, the indie buzzmaker takes a little piece of his native country's musical history...Read More
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¡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

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PreauXX

PreauXX - I'm the Man

Who's the man? If you've listened to PreauXX's latest project, you already know the answer. For those who haven't, the Booth-exclusive world premiere of the official video for the Memphis native's latest single provides the...Read More
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Luu Breeze

Luu Breeze - Giving Up

Don't worry, Luu Breeze fans; contrary to what the title of his latest single might lead you to believe, the T-Dot rhymesayer isn't about to quit the hip-hop hustle. On the contrary, this cut finds him more determined than...Read More
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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
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