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.

May 30, 2011 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s......Read More

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Joe Budden

Joe Budden ft. Emanny - Dreamerz

For many rappers, dreams are a positive experience, driving them forward with visions of the fame and fortune that lies in their (potential) future. Step into the psyche of a slumbering Joe Budden, however, and you'll find no...Read More
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Devin Miles

Devin Miles - All Good

Rappers who let haters' words get under their skin would do well to remember the words of Eleanor Roosevelt: “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Devin Miles clearly knows what the First Lady's...Read More
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Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne ft. Various Artists - Worldwide Choppers

If you're a fan of breakneck flows, you've probably daydreamed at one point or another about the dopeness that would ensue if a grip of the game's fastest spitters got together on one ensemble cut. Well, speed-freaks, I have...Read More
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Nikkiya

Nikkiya - When I Was High

Previously heard lending her hook vocals to Speak Her Sex, a cut off Booth fave Yelawolf's Trunk Muzik mixtape, SupaHot Beats singer Nikkiya steps into the solo spotlight on When I Was High. The lead single off the artist's...Read More
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STS

STS ft. GLC - Pimpin and Preachin

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m world renowned for two things; my pimpin and my preachin. Oh, I’m actually best known for my off-kilter hip-hop reviews and my ability to make delicious grilled cheese sandwiches, but...Read More
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SBTRKT

SBTRKT ft. Yukimi Nagano (of Little Dragon) & Drake - Wildfire (Remix)

South London producer SBTRKT's latest single, Wildifre, gets a major injection of star power on this newly-released remix of the cut. Over the producer's mechanical percussion and wobbling synths, original guest Yukimi Nagano...Read More
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Skyzoo

Skyzoo - Test Drive

When it comes to underrated emcees, Skyzoo is a member of an elite class. In the four or five years I've been listening to his music, he's been consistent with lyrical, thought provoking material and working with great...Read More
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Shane Eli

Shane Eli - Have Mercy

If you’re looking for music that will shut your brain off and allow you to simply wild out, might I suggest taking the Cowabunga bus to Racksville? But if you want music that will reward you with repeated listens, who...Read More
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Midnite Action

Midnite Action - I Go Crazy

While sanity is typiclaly thought of as a desirable state, Jersey duo Midnite Action make a strong case for its opposite on their latest single and first Booth feature. On I Go Crazy, emcees ShotgunShotti and Husk-E-Fresh do...Read More
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Skyzoo

Skyzoo - Written in the Drums

Life is full of uncertainties, but Skyzoo is keeping the faith; as the Brooklyn flamespitter puts it on the third entry in his pre-album #debateteamtuesdays series, his success is "Written in the Drums." Swiff D provides the...Read More
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Rome

Rome - In My Life

Los Angeles buzzmaker Rome may be headed for Bigger and better things, but, he's still got one foot in the struggle. On new single In My Life, the young emcee laces his own piano-led instrumental (based around a sample from...Read More
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Rapsody

Rapsody - Hella High

In light of the Rapsody's recent collaborations with the second most-blunted rapper in Pittsburgh (that'd be Mac Miller, for those not keeping score), you'd be forgiven for assuming that mixtape leak Hella High found the...Read More
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Rock City

Rock City - We On

Though Caribbean-pop twosome Rock City's PTFAO (Put the F*cking Album Out) campaign didn't ultimately succeed (the duo recently parted ways with Konvict Muzik), brothers Don't Talk Much and Da Spokesman aren't down for the...Read More
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MGK (Machine Gun Kelly)

Machine Gun Kelly - Half Naked & Almost Famous

Though the Cleveland-repper's been a regular fixture on our pages in recent months, appearing as a guest on joints by Kid Ink, Young Scolla and XV, Machine Gun Kelly hasn't had a Booth feature to himself since he dropped...Read More
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The Airplane Boys

The Airplane Boys - Born To Be

Yielding rap heavyweight Drake as well as left-of-center buzzmaker The Weeknd, Toronto seems to be growing into a hotspot for hazy, reflective urban music that blurs the boundaries between rap, R&B and electronic pop. Booth...Read More
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Emilio Rojas

Emilio Rojas ft. Tenille - The Letter

Emilio Rojas is widely known as an emcee whose sole focus in life is the sun and the shade, parties and women, flashy cars and flashier jewelry, so it’s no surprise that new leak The Letter is an ode to Patron shots and...Read More
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Blood Type

Blood Type - Victory Lap

The 245th entry in our Exclusive Freestyle Series comes courtesy of Blood Type, the Miami duo who hooked up with the Booth to drop debut street album 2 Weeks Notice. On their brand new, exclusive Victory Lap freestyle, Chief...Read More
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Rock City

R. City - Dark Cloud

R. City never hesitated to voice their frustrations with label politics – see the Virgin Islands-bred brothers' lengthy and valiant PTFAO (Put the F*ckin' Album Out) campaign – but in retrospect, it seems they were...Read More
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Elevated

Elevated - Write it Down in Blood

Simply going by the title of Portland duo's Elevated's first Booth feature, you'd expect Write It Down in Blood to be a little... dark. And you'd be half-right – this new single is the most pleasant, head-noddable song...Read More