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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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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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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Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne ft. ¡MAYDAY! - The Noose

When Tech N9ne’s not busy serving as the game’s most successful indie artist, he’s the CEO of his own Strange Music label, a job that’s lead to the signing of none other than DJBooth favorites and Lords of the Fly...Read More
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Eddy B & Tim Gunter

Eddy B & Tim Gunter - Tomorrow

Yesterday, you might not have known who Eddy B and Tim Gunther were, but today they're on the front page of one of the 'net's premier urban-music destinations. And Tomorrow? They just might be household names. On the First in...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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Griffen

Griffen - Jeffs

If I learned one thing from Spike Lee's classic Do the Right Thing, it's that you don't scuff another man's Jeffs. On his first Booth feature and the latest single off his Facemob Music debut, Griffen shows off his immaculate...Read More
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Blu

Blu ft. Mela Machinko - Kiss the Sky

Not featured on the solo tip since this past December, when he stepped into the Booth with The Clean Hand, Blu makes his triumphant return to our pages with Kiss the Sky, a fresh promo single inspired by the famous line from...Read More
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E-TRAIN

E-TRAIN ft. Charles Bradley - America

Most rappers find inspiration in booming bass lines or James Brown breaks, but Chicago-bred and Los Angeles-based rapper and producer E-TRAIN isn't most rappers. For his The DJBooth debut, America, E-TRAIN finds inspiration...Read More
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Big Remo

Big Remo ft. Rapsody - I’m Back

While Big Remo has popped up on our pages in guest feature form, most recently alongside 9th Wonder and Raekwon on No Pretending, the Jamla emcee is making his solo debut today on our pages with I'm Back, which considering...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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Treacherous Records

Treacherous Records ft. Jay Rock & K-Young - Back in the Days

Whether you came up in a gated community or the most impoverished inner-city 'hood, there's no escaping nostalgia's pull. Making its world premiere as the latest leak off Treacherous Records' forthcoming, DJBooth-hosted...Read More
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YOUDONTSAY!

Major Lazer - Get Free (YOUDONTSAY! Remix)

Oh, Virginia emcee-producer Ced Hughes (of Ced Colossus?! and One Day We'll Wake Up fame) and producer/DJ Gabe Niles have joined forces as a duo? YOUDONTSAY! No, I'm not yelling at myself--that's their stage name. For their...Read More
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ANTHM

ANTHM ft. Blu - Polaris

Every big dreamer has one or more idols, who guide their efforts and exemplify what they wish to become. ANTHM's just so happens to be a flaming ball of gas, not another rapper. Determined to “...shine like the greatest,”...Read More
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Eighty4 Fly

Eighty4 Fly ft. Neema - Go Slow

Street Survival 101 seems to be a running theme among today's featured cuts. Earlier this morning, we heard Massachusetts rhymesayer Quite Nyce counsel enterprising hustlers to be Cautious on the freshly-released title track...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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Smoke DZA

Smoke DZA ft. Domo Genesis & ScHoolBoy Q - Ashtray

They say write about what you know. Jay-Z knows about having more money than most countries, R. Kelly knows about freaky sex and Smoke DZA? Well, Smoke DZA knows about smoking weed, so it should be no surprise that his latest...Read More
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Omen (Producer)

Omen ft. A.R.N.D, Skyzoo & Denzil Porter - Homecoming

Fresh off garnering positive reader reviews for Black Hero Overture, Omen continues to build momentum toward the release of the long-awaited set with another brand new release off the project. Here, the Grammy-winning...Read More
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El Prez

El Prez ft. King Mez - Love Kills

Can you really die of heartbreak? According to five minutes on Google, most definitely—not only can the stress of separation from a loved one apparently cause literal, fatal heart spasms but, if you're not careful with...Read More
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