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.


November 19, 2012 Chart Recap*L’Orange tumbles from first to fourth this week, allowing last week’s runner-up, Kid Ink‘s “Hell & Back (Remix),” to claim the top spot. A new feature, Chase N Cashe‘s …...Read More


Kid Ink

#1 - Kid Ink ft. Machine Gun Kelly - Hell & Back (Remix)

After surviving a trip to Hell & Back, you'd think Kid Ink would be none too anxious to repeat the journey. Today, however, we find the Tha Alumni Music Group signee preparing to do just that—and this time he's brought a...Read More

Chase N. Cashe

#2 - Chase N. Ca$he ft. A$AP Rocky - Beastin

Many, if not most dudes would take offense if you accused them of being a “motherf**kin' dog” when it came to their dealings with females. Chase N. Cashe and A$AP Rocky, on the other hand, wear the label like a badge of...Read More

M1 (of dead prez)

#3 - M1 ft. Nas - Genocide Highway

On November 9, 1799, an African-Caribbean slave named Denmark Vesey purchased his freedom after winning $1550 in a city lottery. Once unchained, however, he didn't simply start a new life for himself; he began plotting an...Read More

L'Orange

#4 - L'Orange ft. Blu - Alone

First introduced to the DJBooth readership in September of 2011, when he hooked up with Kaimbr, Kon Sci and Legacy to bring us ambitious hustle anthem My Time, independent beatsmith L'Orange returns to our frontpage with a...Read More

Pac Div

#5 - Pac Div ft. Blu & Kendrick Lamar - Cross-Trainers

Pac Div have their Cross Trainers laced up, and they're ready to run sh*t. Following previously-featured album inclusions Truth and Black Acura, this jam finds the well-heeled crew consolidating their power over the game with...Read More

J NICS

#6 - J NICS - Wonderland

While the word, “Wonderland” generally has positive connotations, the kingdom Alice visited in Lewis Carroll's classic children's books was actually a pretty f**king scary place, where beheadings are an everyday...Read More

Sean Price

#7 - Sean Price ft. Freddie Gibbs - Remember

The sheer amount of new music that passes through my headphones on the daily means that, if you were to ask me in the evening which new records I'd listened to just hours ago, I'd be lucky if one or two specific names came to...Read More

Mac Miller

#8 - Mac Miller - These Dayz (Dope Awprah)

In today's accelerated music game, most rising rap stars don't even feel the need to release an album before they start contemplating retirement, adopting alter egoes or announcing that they're not actually rappers after all....Read More

Joshua Gunn

#9 - Joshua Gunn - Dime-A-Dozen

Visit any rap blog across the world wide web and it's obvious: there are millions of rappers all trying to "get on." Unfortunately, this makes it extremely difficult for those artists who are truly talented to get noticed....Read More

OverDoz

#10 - OverDoz. - Dear God

Although they hail from Los Angeles, OverDoz invokes the mid-90s Chicago cruising classic Po Pimp (by Do or Die) in their latest single, Dear God. The Futuristiks' slow, haunting melody, underscored by a rolling bassline and...Read More

Joe Budden

#11 - Joe Budden - Momma Said

“Stable” is the last word I'd use to describe Joe Budden's personal life, but there's one individual he can always count on to keep him grounded: his mother. Coming on the heels of lead effort More of Me, new mixtape...Read More

K. Sparks

#12 - K. Sparks - Wonder Years

No, K. Sparks' latest feature isn't a hip-hop tribute to the late-'80s/early-'90s comedy-drama starring Fred Savage—as dope as that would undoubtedly be. Instead, single numéro cinq off the Queens fave's forthcoming,...Read More

Tech N9ne

#13 - Tech N9ne - URALYA

Nobody likes a liar, but Tech N9ne takes industry bullsh*t a little more personally than most. As evidenced by freshly-released video single URALYA, any mealymouthed suit unlucky enough to fall into the Strange Music capo's...Read More

Mac Miller

#14 - Mac Miller - One Last Thing

The past 12 months have been one wild ride for Mac Miller. One year and a day after the release of Blue Slide Park, the debut set that made the Pittsburgh rhymesayer into a rap superstar and showed the rest of the industry...Read More

Yonas

#15 - YONAS - Thought I Told Yall

On his last feature, YONAS made clear that it doesn't matter whether you're a politician, a priest, a policeman or the Queen of England; if you aren't in the streets with him and his people, the reader fave doesn't Give a...Read More

 Ace B8gie

#16 - Ace B8gie - Better and Better

In the early 20th Century, French psychologist Émile Coué rose to prominence based on his pioneering use of the power of autosuggestion, most famously in the form of self-affirming statements like, “In every day, in every...Read More

Jason James

#17 - Jason James x Rodney Hazard - Forgetting How to Dream

This Is My Rifle, the inaugural single release off Jason James and Rodney Hazard's new project, was a cold shower of political reality after the steaming sh*tstorm that was the 2012 Presidential campaign. After force-feeding...Read More

2 Pistols

#18 - 2 Pistols ft. French Montana & Joell Ortiz - All I Know

As much as I dig All I Know, the latest single from 2 Pistols, I am going to have disagree with him. On the song's hook, singer K Major, speaking for 2P and guests Joell Ortiz and French Montana, croons "All I know is fast...Read More

Masta Killa

#19 - Masta Killa - R U Listening

After six years of lying low and contributing guest bars to his Wu-Tang colleagues' critically-acclaimed projects, Masta Killa is finally preparing to get back into the solo-album game. As befitting the legendary Staten...Read More

Wax

#20 - Wax - Toothbrush

On the viral smash lead video single off Wax's forthcoming debut album, the DMV native and comedian filled us in on his romance with Rosana, a dime piece whose beauty is only matched by her insatiable libido. What, could...Read More

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