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 24, 2012 Chart Recap*Rittz’ “Questions 2012” ends its reign in first, tumbling to fifth, while Apathy‘s “Tell Me” falls from second all the way to 13th. Taking their place on top are …...Read More
Ladies and gentlemen, Give It Up for Skyzoo! Fresh off igniting the buzz for his next album with nostalgic, 9th Wonder-produced lead single Jansport Strings, the Brooklyn mic-murderer switches it up for the second release off...Read More
Call Eighty4 Fly a hipster, a hip-hopper, a skater or whatever other appellation you'd like to hit him with; as far as the Seattle rhymesayer is concerned, he's just “...one of them Cool Kids.” The follow-up to this...Read More
More than a decade after work first began on Detox, hip-hop heads everywhere are still awaiting the album as if it were the second coming of Christ. I bring that up only because it illustrates the unbelievable level of...Read More
As described in the Strange Music boss' recent video announcement, Tech N9ne's recent decision to sign Booth fave Rittz was motivated as much by his personal respect for the ATL rhymesayer's mic skills as it was by his...Read More
Fellas beware: if you leave your girl in a room alone with G-Eazy, she won't be your girl anymore by the time she comes out. On new single Lady Killers, the follow-up to late July's Plastic Dreams, the Golden State...Read More
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
Considering rappers, by and large, are some of the most avid self-promoters in existence, it might come as a surprise that this newly-released EP standout finds Tech N9ne requesting that you “Don't Tweet This.” It makes...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
Booth newcomer Marcè Reazon started out with nothing but, where others would have seen fate's cruelty, the Brooklyn-by-way-of-Long Beach buzzmaker saw potential for an underdog success story. On the latest single off his...Read More
Whether ¡MAYDAY!'s material lends itself to reimagination or they simply have an unusually talented and enthusiastic network of connects, the Panhandle State crew have pumped out a greater quantity and quality of remixes...Read More
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With forthcoming collaborative album This Generation Fashawn and MURS have set themselves quite the challenge: to boil the current moment in West...Read More
I don’t know about y’all, but Sunday felt like Christmas to me. I mean, I got to watch football all day (this feeling continued into Monday night's double header of games). I guess Christmas comes but twice a year because...Read More
It's easy to fantasize about the sunshine and glamor of the Golden State—especially if you, like me, live in chillier climes. But a fantasy, by definition, leaves out the unpleasant aspects of real life. On their second...Read More
Schizophrenia is kind of like having your own full-time, personal DJ... except that instead of records, he's spinning paranoid delusions, and his constant ad-libs are impossible to shut out. Yeah, come to think of it, that...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
Is it just me, or have there been some serious black power vibes in the Booth lately? Just days after the release of Gun, a single which saw Brooklyn's Rilgood invoking the radical anti-cop message of Huey P. Newton, Saigon...Read More
It's been several months since we featured Florida emcee Will Brennan's first Prodigal Son cut, Forgive Me, and in that time we've featured four other records from the album which have all swiftly become reader favorites. So...Read More
Damn. Just... damn. In addition to being the song's title, that four-letter word doubles as fans' like reaction upon hearing the record, which finds underground crew Styles of Beyond joining forces with pop hitmaker Michael...Read More
In one of the most famous lines of his magnum opus, “Song of Myself,” the great American poet Walt Whitman announces, “I am large, I contain multitudes.” Those lines could just as easily have been written about Rhode...Read More
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