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.
November 7, 2011 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
With his debut album, Mac Miller has made it his mission to immerse listeners in the sights, sounds and even tastes of his home streets—from the greenery of title locale Blue Slide Park, to the transcendentally tasty...Read More
Immortal Technique is so revolutionary he makes dead prez look like Ray-J, Talib Kweli look like Flo-Rida and Lupe Fiasco look like Shawty Lo. Ok, so that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but you get the point; Immortal takes...Read More
Not to sow the seeds of romantic discontent, but fellas, if you happen to go through your girlfriend's phone and see mysterious calls to a Los Angeles area code, there's a good chance that she's been on the line with Nipsey...Read More
Last year, Celph-Titled came together with Buckwild to bring listeners collaborative LP Nineteen Ninety Now. Inspired by the set's success, the Tampa emcee and Bronx beatsmith have rejoined forces to drop a double-disc...Read More
No matter how devoted a guy is to his woman, a hot friend is guaranteed to cause eyes to wander. Just ask 4-IZE; the Chi-town/ATL dual representer's latest single finds him caught between his main squeeze and Her Girl. Backed...Read More
Ask any native west coaster what their favorite Stoop Music is and they’ll look at you with a blank stare: “You mean what’s my favorite Snoop music?” But those outside of Cali, like Nemo Achida, know exactly what...Read More
While it's tough to imagine hip-hop without the glittering chains, fly kicks, tricked-out automobiles, fat stacks of cash and jiggling booties that loom large in the genre's visual lexicon, I don't have to tell Booth readers...Read More
Didn't think we'd let Halloween come and go without bringing you some appropriately diabolical tunes, did you? The perfect cut to get you hyped for a night of Trick or Treating, haunted house-visiting and/or hard drinking,...Read More
As those who’ve heard Self-Scientific’s previous features on The DJBooth – War Stories, Peaceful (For Oscar Grant), Deeper Roots – the Los Angeles based duo are concerned with one thing and one thing only: partying in...Read More
Sucker emcees beware; Metis and his mic-murdering cohorts are on The March. Having expressed his willingness to get his hands Dirty on his last mixtape leak, the London spitter proceeds to prove it on the follow-up (another...Read More
Rummaging through a person's Medicine Cabinet is a great way to learn more about him or her. It's also an outrageous breach of privacy, so those with a sense of decency generally refrain from taking a peek. On his latest...Read More
Click "Listen Now" above to watch Torae's "For the Record" video.
There is absolutely nothing in hip-hop that feels better than when a DJ Premier beat is rocked by a talented and authoritative emcee, and that’s exactly...Read More
In sharp contrast to his previous feature Toast to the Dead, a Dilla produced tribute to all the good people in history who have been crushed under the wheels of the machine, Immortal Technique’s new offering is a...Read More
Imagine if every movie out at theaters was an action movie? Everywhere you turned you’d see Bruce Willis or Jason Statham plastered on the next big blockbuster. Yet while all these big-ticket movies were being watched with...Read More
If your name’s Pimp C I’m going to expect you to rhyme about pimping, if your name’s C Murder I’m going to expect you to rhyme about murder, and if your name’s Dangerflow I’m going to expect you to, you know, flow...Read More
Though the Baltimore representer's last feature saw e-dubble espousing a decidedly hedonistic life philosophy, don't think for a second that he lets his vices get in the way of his grind. On the contrary, it's all part of the...Read More
When you make your introduction to The DJBooth community by moving an entire Kilo of that raw it’s going to be hard to top yourself – unless you’re Nephew. A Jacksonville hustler turned street poet who’s also...Read More
Two storied vets of the Big Apple scene, Bumpy Knuckles and DJ Premier have come together to pool their talents on a brand new collaborative LP. On the lead single off the project, Primo's classic boom-BAP production...Read More
The scariest thing in the world for any artist is having to choose between what makes the album and what get's cut. In a surprising twist for Rockie Fresh, he capitalizes off of his own excess with his latest release, Insane,...Read More
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