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.

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Get Busy Committee

Get Busy Committee ft. Xzibit, Paul Wall, Murs & Brevi - Dancin’ on Ya Grave (Remix)

Sure, with a title like Dancin' on Ya Grave you knew this record would be mean, but you couldn’t have possibly guessed just how mean until you pressed play on Get Busy Committee’s new offering, which finds Xzibit, Paul...Read More
2
K. Sparks

K. Sparks - Bounce

Having set the online hip-hop community on fire with chapters one (The Collaborations) and two (The Demonstration), K. Sparks is now getting ready to drop the thrilling conclusion to his mixtape Trilogy, which will find the...Read More
3
Joe Budden

Joe Budden - Black Cloud

Joe Budden’s Mood Muzik mixtape series has always been a personal favorite of mine. From the tortured genius of its second volume, to the raw emotion of the third, the Mood Muzik franchise has shown that hip hop listeners...Read More
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Jeff Chery

Jeff Chery - Come From

Those who have been following Jeff Chery's Booth career since way back when he called himself “Pay$0z” know that the artist's life trajectory has led him all the way from Haiti, to Flatbrush, Brooklyn, to Atlanta and back...Read More
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Kero One

Kero One ft. Fashawn - Kinetic World

Up-and-coming artists looking to succeed in the music game would do well to follow the example of gas particles as described in kinetic theory, and remain in motion at all times – the constantly-running-into-walls part......Read More
6
¡MAYDAY!

¡Mayday! ft. David Banner - Give Em' A Song

Would mentioning the fact that ¡MAYDAY!'s Lords of the Fly has yet to receive a single reader rating below five stars mean “jinxing” the musical equivalent of a shutout game? Because, if so... oops. For those who still...Read More
7
Skyzoo & !llmind

Skyzoo & !llmind ft. Sean Price & Rock (of Heltah Skeltah) - The Burn Notice

According to trusty ol' Wikipedia, the TV series Burn Notice tells the story of a former spy investigating the shady dealings that led to his being dismissed and blacklisted. Does that have anything to do with The Burn...Read More
8
Thee Tom Hardy

Thee Tom Hardy ft. Donnis - One for the Money

Thee Tom Hardy's approach on the mic may be unconventional, but he shares at least one trait with your average emcee: the aspiration to make big bucks. As the N.C. native puts it on his latest mixtape leak, “I'm One for the...Read More
9
King Mez

King Mez - Nightmares

We all have nightmares now and then. Whether it’s that dream where we get really embarrassed in front of a crowd or our mom walks in on…you know what? Let’s move on. The point is North Carolina spitter King Mez, perhaps...Read More
10
Mike Dreams

Mike Dreams - Wave to 'Em

Ever-grinding up-and-comer Mike Dreams may have a long and arduous journey ahead of him, but doubters who think they can break his stride are in for a rude awakening – as he explains on leak numero dos off his sophomore...Read More
11
Zion I

Zion I ft. Rebelution - Many Stylez

While DJBooth Freestyle alum and group member Zumbi has appeared on our pages more recently (see Infinite), it’s incredibly been almost two years since we’ve featured a new record from the Bay Area duo Zion I. So what...Read More
12
Chris Webby

Chris Webby ft. Joell Ortiz - Bulletproof

Are La Roux on their way to becoming hip-hop's latest indie obsession? While I hadn't heard of the English electro-pop duo till their hit single, In for the Kill, was flipped in a joint by The Illz, it's looking like that...Read More
13
Bubble Geese

Bubble Geese - Wig Shop

The stage name Bubble Geese may scream “eccentric,” but not even the most unconventional artists would think to write a record that's all about shopping for wigs... would they? Yes. Yes, they would – Wig Shop, the Booth...Read More
14
Saheed

Saheed ft. !MAYDAY! - Empathy

Life ain't easy – and, as those who tuned in for cathartic mixtape cut How Can I Explain already know, Saheed is well acquainted with hardship. Be that as it may, the Panhandle State buzzmaker (and freestyle series...Read More
15
Smoke DZA

Smoke DZA ft. Cory Gunz & Big Sant - Crazy Glue

Wait, can this really be? Could one of the games most prolific smokers be trading in his joints for some Crazy Glue? Whether the title of Smoke DZA’s new record is a reference to a strain of weed I’m not familiar with, or...Read More
16
The Canz

The Canz ft. El Prez & Aleon Craft - Ferris Bueller (Personal Day Off)

“When Cameron was in Egypt’s land, let me Cameron go.” You’ll have to excuse me, I just see a title like Ferris Bueller (Personal Day Off) and instinctively start quoting the most rewatchable movie of my childhood...Read More
17
AC

AC ft. Lina Morgana - Angel

Damn, talk about a back story. AC, the Staten Island emcee and infamous DJBooth Freestyle alum we last heard hard rhyming on About No One, strikes a much more melancholy tone on his new single Angel, a record that serves as a...Read More
18
Jon Hope

Jon Hope - Pressure

They say that pressure makes diamonds, but it also crushes, pulverizes and demolishes those not strong enough to withstand it. If DJBooth nation’s response to Providence emcee Jon Hope’s last offering, the uber-approved...Read More
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Sha Stimuli

Sha Stimuli - Mother F**ker

"Moral of the story is this: you ain't lickin' this, you ain't stickin' this..." Random? Nah. From Lil' Kim giving us her tale (no pun intended) in 1996’s Not Tonight to Biggie keeping us listening to every word of Got a...Read More
 

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