Independent Music Chart
Independent Chart - Allergic to the mainstream? Check out our top 20 indie tracks. 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 tracks.
March 12, 2012 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s Top Independent Hip Hop Chart! As always, your feedback has determined which songs made the cut. Each chart’s lineup is calculated using a special DJBooth …...Read More
A few days ago, Kobe Bryant made the bold statement that he hasn't had any “rivals” throughout his career in the NBA. To put it in layman’s terms, Kobe basically said “y’all other dudes ain’t sh*t and can’t...Read More
In the game of romance, there are no small wagers; Win Lose or Die, those who play are always indelibly marked by the experience. No strangers to the world of high-stakes gambling (I mean, “danger” is their middle first...Read More
If I had to guess what it would be like to Spend a Day with Obie Trice... well, let's just say I envision myself passed out on his bathroom floor by lunchtime, after foolishly attempting to match the Motown rhymesayer...Read More
Like a true '80s baby, Chris Webby spent his share of hours in front of the tube, playing Super Mario Bros.. Whereas most of us were on the side of the famous Italian plumber, however, the Connecticut emcee (and freestyle...Read More
While he may not get the attention he truly deserves, Cypress Hill founding father DJ Muggs deserves to be mentioned alongside anyone when it comes to west coast hip-hop legends. No, scratch that, global hip-hop legends, and...Read More
By now, heads across the blogosphere are struggling in vain to summarize the video for Rella, the long-awaited lead single off Odd Future's second group mixtape. So I'm not even gonna try—though I will say that my favorite...Read More
Update: Click "Watch Now" above to view G-Eazy's Tyler Yee-directed "Marilyn" video.
I got into a big fight last night with my girl and I was just about to use the argument as an excuse to fly single during Spring break, but...Read More
If you tuned in for Bizzy Crook's previous features, you know that one of the primary motivators behind his hustle is the burning desire to discredit the teachers and peers who said he'd never make it. A noble cause, to be...Read More
Update: Click "Listen Now" above to watch Skewby's "We Almost There" video.
Sometimes when we finally reach the top of that mountain we’ve been climbing we only realize how much further you have to go, how many even larger...Read More
The city of Miami has its fair share of fantastic duos. There's LeBron and Dwyane Wade, Dan LeBatard and his father, Horatio Caine and Eric Delko, Eva Mendes (she counts as two people) and of course ¡MAYDAY! emcees,...Read More
Whenever Ab-Soul shows up on the DJBooth front page, readers be Showin' Love. All of the emcee's solo features have received above average reader reviews, with late January's Black Lip Bastard earning him his highest level of...Read More
Funny how everything with booming bass just sounds so effin awesome, as Johnny Polygon would say. The eccentric emcee, with the kaleidoscope of beats and brain-stinging lyrics, keeps things moving on his latest video drop my...Read More
Fresh off the late-February release of solo album Phazed Out, M-Phazes returns to our pages with a bonus cut off the acclaimed project. On Holdin' It Down, the Australian beatsmith's head-noddable, string-laced production...Read More
Mike Dreams is no stranger to the allure of the spotlight - in fact, his desire to make it to the big leagues has been the central theme of his output to date - but that doesn't mean he's unaware of the pitfalls of chasing...Read More
Connecticut emcee Chris Webby is back with I'm Gone, the third single off of his successful EP There Goes The Neighborhood (following the title track and the acclaimed single Fragile Lives earlier in the year). The unsigned...Read More
If you’ve followed the work of Smokey Robotic then you know the crew has yet to make it through a track without mentioning big booty groupies, Patron shots and explicit sex – and new single Blood Moon is no different....Read More
Greeted with near unanimous reader acclaim when it first hit our front page back in September 2011, Auntie Maria's Crib returns today in the form of a fresh Neapolitan Remix. What's the difference, you ask? Well, it's the...Read More
Don’t look now, but The Kickdrums are quietly becoming one of the more daring producers in the game. Well, actually, there’s really nothing quiet about them. In fact, as we heard on their previous release Want My Blood,...Read More
Originally featured back in late January, ¡Mayday!'sDeath March won high reader praise for its creativity and unconventional themes. Today the Florida live-band crew return with the first of two official remixes of the...Read More
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