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.
September 10, 2012 Chart Recap*As usual, new features win the day on our Top Independent Hip-Hop Chart; Rittz’ “Questions 2012” (a Booth-exclusive world premiere) and Rapsody‘s “Beautiful Music” debut on top, knocking the …...Read More
Whether it's a Christmas bonus from your nine to five or a few bonus points from that game you're obsessed with at Dave & Buster's, the word "bonus" brings about nothing but jubilation and excitement. With that being said...Read More
Since time immemorial, wise hip-hop heads have spoken in hushed voices about an Italian-American rhymesayer who emerged from the Philly streets to save the game from the forces of wackness, ushering in a halcyon age of grimy...Read More
Sometimes I wonder just how the Seattle bred Irishman Macklemore does what he does. Coming off his most recent release, Same Love, which eloquently addressed the underlying issues associated with homosexuality and same-sex...Read More
Ever wondered why aviators shout “Mayday” when they're in trouble? I didn't until just now but, since I took the time to look it up, I'm going to fill you in: according to Wikipedia, it's derived from the French...Read More
Just shy of a year after stepping into The DJBooth with his last feature, the diabolically playeriffic Victim, Ariez Onasis makes his triumphant return to our pages with the world premiere of his latest single. A combative...Read More
Back with his newest creation, Fly Away, is the always dope Brooklyn emcee, Talib Kweli. After releasing the 9th Wonder assisted single, To The Music, earlier this month, this time around Kweli has recruited German producer...Read More
If we were living in the 1960s, Nitty Scott, MC might be rocking bell-bottom jeans, beads and headbands. Even in hoodies, sneakers and hoop earrings, however, the Brooklyn spitter is a Flower Child at heart. The latest leak...Read More
Having bumped Death March's original 3.9 average rating up to a 4.3 with the first of two official remixes, ¡MAYDAY! endeavor to top themselves yet again with the video for Strange March, the latest rendition featuring a...Read More
Broadcast from 1984-1995, Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous shaped the “Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams” of a generation—and nowhere is its influence clearer than in the visions of opulence described in rap lyrics. The...Read More
What does success look like? For some—and I'm looking at many, if not most rappers here—that vision includes fly clothes, expensive whips, one or more mansions and enough cash to buy it all over again. Yo Dot, however, is...Read More
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