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 4, 2013 Chart Recap*Formerly at the very top, Vinnie Paz‘s “Is Happiness Just a Word” and Childish Gambino‘s “3005” drop to respectively fourth and third. Two new features, Fredo Santana‘s “Jealous” and …...Read More

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Fredo Santana

Fredo Santana ft. Kendrick Lamar - Jealous

Guess what, readers: I just vibed out to a new single from Fredo Santana, featuring guest bars from none other than Kendrick Lamar. You Jealous? Well don't be, because the cut's now available in the Booth for your listening...Read More
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Joey BadA$$

Joey Bada$$ ft. Meechy Darko & Issa Gold - My Jeep

In the past five months, both Action Bronson and the Yancey Boys have stepped into the Booth with records dedicated to the Jeep. Today, yet another rap buzzmaker jumps on the bandwagon—namely Joey BadA$$, whose latest...Read More
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Childish Gambino

Childish Gambino - 3005

There are few sure things in this life—jobs, relationships and health can all change with little or no warning. Whatever the future may hold, though, it will almost certainly involve fresh tunes from Childish Gambino. On...Read More
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Vinnie Paz

Vinnie Paz ft. Yes Alexander - Is Happiness Just a Word?

Vinnie Paz's achievements in the hip-hop game are nothing to sneeze at, but they become even more impressive when you account for the Philly rhymesayer's lifelong struggle with mental illness. On Is Happiness Just a Word?,...Read More
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Yonas

Yonas - Set It Off

Yonas's The Transition mixtape garnered considerable buzz and acclaim when it hit the 'net in June of 2012, but not nearly as much as it deserved. That's why, a year and change later, the NYC buzzmaker's preparing to...Read More
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EKKO

EKKO ft. REKS - Human

Can one Human being change the world? Reading, Pa. rhymesayer EKKO (not to be confused with Harlem's ESSO) thinks so—and through his career in the rap game, he's looking to prove it. On this newly-released promo single, his...Read More
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Isaiah Rashad

Isaiah Rashad ft. Jay Rock & ScHoolboy Q - Shot You Down (Remix)

Last month, rhymesayer Isaiah Rashad stepped into The DJBooth with his first feature of 2013, promotional single Shot You Down. The record won widespread reader acclaim thanks to Antydote and Chris Calor's smooth production,...Read More
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Joey BadA$$

Joey Bada$$ ft. Maverick Sabre - My Yout (Remix)

Ever since my ears came across his unique vocals about a year ago, I have been waiting for an emcee to harness the power of a Maverick Sabre guest spot. Looks like Joey BadA$$ won the Sabre sweepstakes because on My Yout...Read More
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Hopsin

Hopsin - Hop Is Back

Lyrical heads rejoice: Hop Is Back. On the latest single off his forthcoming junior set, Cali underground phenom Hopsin announces that his 'ass-whooping ticket's been validated and he's ready to do battle with all comers. To...Read More
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Kosha Dillz

Kosha Dillz ft. Gangsta Boo & MURS - Where My Homies Be

Kosha Dillz may be a little Awkward, but that hasn't stopped him from accumulating one of the most diverse circles of “rapper friends” in the industry. On newly-released LP single Where My Homies Be, the Jersey/Cali dual...Read More
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Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne - Public School

Like many of us, Tech N9ne spent a large portion of his first two decades in the Public School system. What knowledge did he take away from his schooling? Apparently, not a whole hell of a lot. On a fresh single off his...Read More
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Rich Quick

Rich Quick ft. Rakka Iriscience & Reef The Lost Cauze - Travelin' Man (STREECE Remix)

Since this is his DJBooth debut, you can’t blame me for not knowing much about Rich Quick. All I (and you) need to know is that Quick has a co-sign from the legendary Tim Armstrong of Rancid and The Transplants; that makes...Read More
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Elite

Elite ft. Bas - Do She Got a Friend Tho?

On Let Nas Down, a standout off Born Sinner, J. Cole relived the pain of getting cut down to size by one of his musical idols, flowing over a sax-laced snippet from Fela Kuti and The Afrika 40's Gentleman. He didn't get that...Read More
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Tef Poe

Tef Poe & Rockwell Knuckles - Night Light

Two Booth-approved rap buzzmakers hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Rockwell Knuckles and Tef Poe have joined forces to craft a collaborative street album. Premiered yesterday via 2DopeBoyz, lead single Night Light sees the...Read More
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Oddisee

Oddisee - Own Appeal

When I think of who makes me proud to be a DMV-er, RGIII, Chuck Brown, and Oddisee are just three of the many influencers with a special place in my heart. Though Oddisee hails from DC, as he explains on the intro to his new...Read More
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Mickey Factz

Mickey Factz ft. Yelawolf - Zen

Last heard responding to Kanye's infamous Zane Lowe interview on September loosie The New Rockstars, Mickey Factz returns to our pages with single numero uno off his next full-length. As you'd expect based on its title, Zen...Read More
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J.Nolan

J.Nolan - Getting It In

Settle down, kids… I’m sure a few chuckles and snickers were stifled after you read the title of J.Nolan's latest feature. Sure, the song is called Getting It In, but if you are expecting some raunchy, X-rated cut, you...Read More
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Lewis Allen

Lewis ft. Divine - Red October

Hunting for Red October? No need to sweep the inky depths with sonar—you've found it, right here in the Booth. Part of a forthcoming street album, Lewis's latest single finds him departing from the fast-paced bars and...Read More
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Kuniva

Kuniva (of D12) ft. Jon Connor, Boldy James & Guilty Simpson - Michiganish

Previously featured as part of veteran crew D12, Motown rhymesayer Kuniva makes his first foray into the solo Booth spotlight with a new promo single that I can only describe as... Michiganish. In addition to the headliner's...Read More
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Focus...

Focus... - Ayaah Wayaah (The Love Song)

When we last saw Focus…, in July, he was getting us ready for his Focal Point 1172 II album with Just Don’t Know. Now, four months later, Focal Point 1172 II still has yet to drop. But you can dry your tears, because...Read More

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Fly Union

Fly Union - I'm There

A new single from Fly.Union? You know I'm There—and I'm bringing Booth readers along for the ride. One of four fresh cuts released to the 'net on Wednesday, this EP inclusion is Columbus, Ohio trio's first feature since...Read More
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Romero

Romero ft. King Chip & Tasia Mo'nay - Same Ol'

Sick of the Same Ol', same ol'? You've come to the right place; despite what its title might suggest, beatsmith Romero Mosley's Booth debut ain't the kind of sh*t you hear every day. This freshly-released single is a unique...Read More
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Jared Evan

Jared Evan - Ferris Bueller

In the immortal words of Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” While you don't need a reason to kick back and appreciate life for a couple minutes,...Read More
 

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