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 22, 2012 Chart Recap*Macklemore‘s “Starting Over” retains the top spot this week. The former runner-up, Pharoahe Monch‘s “D.A.M.A.G.E.,” tumbles to seventh, clearing the way for Dom Kennedy‘s “My Type of Party (Remix)” …...Read More


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis

#1 - Macklemore x Ryan Lewis ft. Ben Bridwell - Starting Over

Otherside, the very first Booth feature from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, saw the former delivering a brutally honest chronicle of his struggle with addiction, and reflecting on the extent to which pop artists bear...Read More

Dom Kennedy

#2 - Dom Kennedy ft. Tyga & Juicy J - My Type of Party (Remix)

Back in May , Dom Kennedy painted a lyrical picture of his ideal evening on single My Type of Party. There are few soirees that can't be improved with the addition of a couple more dope emcees; thus, the Los Angeles native's...Read More

Vinnie Paz

#3 - Vinnie Paz - The Oracle

With his latest studio album just a week and change away, Philly underground bruiser Vinnie Paz is amping up fan anticipation with the release of a brand new single. Following September's 7 Fires of Prophecy, The Oracle finds...Read More

Mellowhype

#4 - Mellowhype ft. Frank Ocean - Astro

Some members of hip-hop's latest generation have an agonizing, love-hate relationship with their success. Hodgy Beats and Left Brain of Mellowhype, on the other hand, are having the time of their f**king lives. On their Booth...Read More

Styles P.

#5 - Styles P - I Know

With the years of experience he's racked up in the coke game and the music game, it would take Styles P. a whole grip of albums to impart all the knowledge that he possesses. On new single I Know, the NYC street vet draws...Read More

Cool Nutz

#6 - Cool Nutz ft. Tech N9ne & Krizz Kaliko - Affiliation

What's Booth newcomer Cool Nutz' Affiliation? Well, while the Portland native and Jus Family artist isn't officially connected with Strange Music, he's clearly got some powerful friends in their camp. On a freshly-minted...Read More

Pharoahe Monch

#7 - Pharoahe Monch - DAMAGE

On the famous lead single off Organized Konfusion's 1994 Stress LP, Pharoahe Monch and Prince Po rapped from the perspective of a Stray Bullet in order to show the brutal and anonymous impact of firearms on the inner-city...Read More

DJ Muggs

#8 - DJ Muggs ft. ASAP Rocky - Dank

Cypress Hill member DJ Muggs has let loose his own brand of hip-hop electronica with a dark edgy sound that matches the cover art just about perfectly. Standout selection Dank, off Muggs' recently released project Sound Clash...Read More

Mac Miller

#9 - 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

Chris Webby

#10 - Chris Webby ft. Kid Ink & Bun B - Wait A Minute

Update: Click "Watch Video" above to view the Wait A Minute video. Mobile users can scroll down. Although Freestyle Series Alum Chris Webby has been absent from the Booth since May release I'm In Here, the emcee marks his...Read More

Khary Durgans

#11 - Khary Durgans ft. Cesar Luciano - Prometheus

In Greek mythology, Prometheus was known as the Titan who stole fire to give to man and while Providence spitter Khary Durgans likely won't be plotting to steal your bonfire anytime soon his goal of making "music that speaks...Read More

Substantial

#12 - Substantial ft. Kenn Starr & Kokayi - Grateful

Thanksgiving may be a month and change away, but it's never a bad time to count your blessings. Maryland rhymesayer Substantial does just that on this freshly-released album bonus cut, expressing his Gratitude for all the...Read More

MURS

#13 - MURS x 9th Wonder - It's Over

Like all good things, MURS and 9th Wonder's collaborative partnership must eventually come to an end. To ensure it concludes on a high note, the Cali underground emcee and his Carolina-repping production partner have joined...Read More

Mac Miller

#14 - Mac Miller - Someone Like You

Mac Miller is a talented artist and (going by the man's own lyrics) a true ladies' man, but I never thought of the Pittsburgh emcee as the kind of artist whose very voice makes panties drop. As it turned out, though, he just...Read More

Freeway

#15 - Freeway - We Up (Re-Produced by Ro Blvd)

At the bottom of the month, The DJBooth will be unleashing the third installment of our exclusive Re-Produced series, based around Philly rhymesayer Freeway's Freedom of Speech single, We Up. Today, we are proud to present...Read More

Sol

#16 - Sol - Old Him

Even when he's “8,000 miles from home,” you can count on Sol to hold his fanbase down. Written on the night train to Bangalore, India and recorded in Chennai (while suffering from food poisoning thanks to an ill-advised...Read More

Tuki Carter

#17 - Tuki Carter ft. Lavi$h - Snoozing

Time to break out the Folgers, crack open the Red Bull, and chug down a 24-Hour Energy like it was a tequila shot because Atlanta spitter Tuki Carter is allowing for zero Snoozing on his latest single. Although the...Read More

Mac Miller

#18 - Mac Miller - He Who Ate All The Caviar

Just yesterday, Mac Miller was so frustrated with the pressures of life in the spotlight that he released These Dayz (Dope Awprah), an utterly bizarre jam which found him delivering discombobulated metaphysical rants and,...Read More

Kyle Rapps

#19 - Kyle Rapps & Diwon - Portlandia

What have Kyle Rapps and Diwon been up to since January, when they hooked up with The DJBooth to drop their Tyrone Gosling FreEP? Well, they've been spending many an hour in front of the tube. Which isn't to say they've been...Read More

REKS

#20 - REKS - Devils Clutches

It's easy to stay on the straight and narrow when you're living a life of privilege. In the trap, on the other hand, it's a daily battle to stay out of the Devils Clutches. On a new single off his forthcoming full-length,...Read More

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