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.


October 18, 2010 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.net …...Read More


Dee-1

#1 - Dee-1 - Jay, 50 and Weezy

Sigmund Freud (in)famously stated that every dream represents the fulfillment of a wish. While I'm sure we all could think of counter-examples to that theory, the dream Booth newcomer Dee-1 describes on new single Jay, 50 and...Read More

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Mike Dreams

#2 - Mike Dreams ft. Ryanne Noelle (of Seventh Ascent) - So Long

Mike Dreams sure is spending a lot of time saying goodbye lately. The last time we heard the Minneapolis emcee and Freestyle Alum he was waving to the haters, and now on his new single, making its premiere right here, right...Read More

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Weapons of Audio

#3 - Weapons of Audio - Kill My Boss

How appropriate that I grabbed this track after returning from an epic time at A3C this weekend (if you missed out, you did your ears an injustice). Of the many artists attending the festival, two standouts were Jeremy and...Read More

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Emilio Rojas

#4 - Emilio Rojas ft. Yelawolf - Turn It Up

Like a fine wine, Emilio Rojas just keeps getting better with age. Actually, it’d be more accurate to say that like a fine wine with a rough childhood, some serious women issues and a dope rhyme style, Emilio Rojas keeps...Read More

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Neak

#5 - Neak ft. Mike Schpitz, Slot-A & Drunken Monkeee - What You Know About

What You Know about Neak? For those who have had their browsers locked to the Booth for the past year or so, the answer is “lots.” If you haven't been paying attention, though, don't worry – we aren't leaving you out in...Read More

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Joe Budden

#6 - Joe Budden ft. Crooked I - Sober Up

When I was assigned to write about this record today it came with the warning, "I don't mean to make your Monday more depressing, but…." I laughed, but it proved to be true. Even though Joe Budden is releasing some...Read More

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K. Sparks

#7 - K. Sparks - Go Get Em

Fresh off rocking the stage at AC3 2010, Booth mainstay and freestyle series alum K. Sparks is back to prove for the umpteenth time that he could out-rhyme your favorite rapper any day of the week. Unless your favorite rapper...Read More

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Zion I

#8 - 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

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K. Sparks

#9 - 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

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King Mez

#10 - King Mez ft. Sean Boog - Everything

With formidable mic skills, an impressive pen game and a burning passion for hip-hop, freestyle series alum King Mez is Everything heads could ask for in an emcee. Don't take it from me, though. On his latest promo single,...Read More

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FameCity Boiz

#11 - FameCity Boiz - Give You More

The FameCity Boiz may be new to our frontpage, but their philosophy could hardly be better-matched to that of DJBooth.net; like the Toronto duo, we strive to “Give You More” of what you want. Like what? Like fresh live...Read More

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Izza Kizza

#12 - Izza Kizza - Picture Perfect

2009? Could it be that we’ve actually gone that long without a new feature from the predictably unpredictable Izza Kizza? I’m frankly not sure what the Freestyle Alum spent the last year doing (besides Runnin) but let’s...Read More

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Jeff Chery

#13 - 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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Wax

#14 - Wax - Music and Liquor

Countless emcees have looked to rap as a way to address personal issues that would normally be confined to therapy sessions and support groups – substance abuse being a prime example. But what do you do when art and...Read More

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GhostWridah

#15 - GhostWridah - Final Thought

In the now infamous broadcast known only as The Decision, a trio of NBA superstars formed that immediately brought Miami to the forefront of the Eastern Conference and poised the Heat to grab more rings than Sonic the...Read More

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ESSO

#16 - ESSO ft. El Prez - Someday

If you haven't caught wind of the buzz New York emcee ESSO has garnered as of late, you must have been under a rock. The emcee had a break-through year in 2009, splashing his name across a plethora of publications, from XXL's...Read More

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Get Busy Committee

#17 - 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

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Thee Tom Hardy

#18 - 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

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Skyzoo & !llmind

#19 - 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

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