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.

October 28, 2013 Chart Recap*Last week’s front-runners, Wax‘s “Feels Good” and ANTHM‘s “Ain’t Too Deep,” drop to eighth and 17th, clearing the way for Vinnie Paz‘s “Is Happiness Just a Word?” and Childish …...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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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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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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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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Hi-Rez

Hi-Rez - Brandon Clark

It's not unheard-of for rappers to release self-titled tracks, but you rarely encounter a joint named after its producer. With that said, it ain't hard to tell why Hi-Rez decided to shout-out Brandon Clark on his latest...Read More
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Allan Rayman

Allan Rayman - #14

Three months and change after the release of Allan Rayman's DJBooth-hosted debut project, H.O.H.W., our readers are undoubtedly getting hungry for some fresh tunes from the T-Dot emcee and singer. Today, he returns to give...Read More
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SH*T!

SH*T! - Tyler Perry's SHI*T!

Renowned Toronto emcee D-Sisive and beatsmith MMac may not be rolling in bucks at the moment, but Tyler Perry's gonna make them millionaires... he just doesn't know it yet. At the very least, having the name of the most...Read More
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Wax

Wax ft. Anderson Paak - Feels Good

Nothing Feels quite as Good as being reunited with an old friend; when said friend comes bearing dope music, of course, that only sweetens the deal. Not glimpsed on our pages since dropping off I Shoulda Tried Harder back in...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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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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J.Lately

J.Lately & Trey C ft. Scribes - Don't Wake Me

Best known in the Booth for his collaborative work with Sacramento's J. Good, Oakland emcee J. Lately has linked up with a different partner-in-rhyme for his next street release—namely, West Coast buzzmaker Trey C. If...Read More
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Syler

Syler ft. DJ Devastate - The Funk

On his last feature, late August's Goin' Nowhere, Syler assured listeners that he was gonna be a fixture on our pages for the foreseeable future. The NYC rapper/producer's been quiet for the last month and a half but, true to...Read More
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Reckonize Real

Reckonize Real ft. REKS, Mayhem & ToneDeff CuTz - Beyond Recognition

Back in April, Boothgoers proved that real does indeed Reckonize Real, awarding the aforementioned Queens beatsmith's debut feature a stunning 4.8-star average rating. How could he possibly top that achievement, you ask?...Read More
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Bubba Sparxxx

Bubba Sparxxx ft. Dan Rockett - Bangin'

Fresh off last week's release of his senior set, ATL veteran Bubba Sparxxx steps into The DJBooth with a fresh video single off the project. As the title suggests, Bangin' is a bass-heavy cut best enjoyed at high volumes, but...Read More
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D-WHY

D-WHY - One Day

Absent from the Booth since dropping off espresso-lovers' anthem FaZe Clan back in May, D-WHY makes his triumphant return to our pages with One Day, the first official single off his next EP. Beatsmith Dave Cappa's plaintive,...Read More
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Crooked I

Crooked I - Against All Odds

In an industry as crowded and cutthroat as the hip-hop game, it's a minor miracle when a talented underground emcee is able to carve out a profitable niche without compromising his or her vision. On his latest promo single,...Read More
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ANTHM

ANTHM - Ain't Too Deep

Fresh off dazzling readers with his "AMGMix" of current Billboard chart-topper Royals, Manhattan buzzmaker ANTHM continues sketching out his plan for industry domination on a brand new promo single. This cut's message Ain't...Read More
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Mayo

Mayo - Midnight Thrills

Lately, it seems like a day rarely goes by without a debut feature from an up-and-coming Chicago artist. Today, our lineup is especially heavy on emerging Windy City talent; not only did indie emcee Bebe O'Hare just make her...Read More
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STS

STS - Hell Wrong

STS may have a thing for element #79 on the periodic table (as evidenced by the title of his GOLDRush mixtape series), but that doesn't mean he's entirely down with hip-hop's fixation on material wealth. In fact, on the lead...Read More
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Cory Mo

Cory Mo ft. Big K.R.I.T & Talib Kweli - Hold Up

Hold Up... you don't listen to Cory Mo? Either you're allergic to high-quality Southern hip-hop, or you just don't know what you're missing. In the latter case, a listen to the Lone Star State rapper/beatsmith's latest single...Read More

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Mac Miller

Mac Miller - Youforia

Amid the bleary-eyed, often depressive philosophical reflections that dominate Mac Miller's sophomore set, Youforia is an island of utter tranquility. What could be responsible for its peaceful, spiritually-centered vibe?...Read More
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Pizzle

Pizzle - The Hunger

Pizzle's mic skills and pen game are a cut above the rest, but what really distinguishes him from his peers is The insatiable Hunger that motivates his hustle. Just how ravenous is he? Take a listen to his promo cut, and you...Read More
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Yancey Boys

Yancey Boys ft. T3 (of Slum Village) - Jeep Volume

This year, Jeeps have been receiving a surprising amount of love in the hip-hop game; February saw Action Bronson release a cut intended Strictly 4 them, and today the Yancey Boys drop off a fresh single intended to be...Read More
 

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