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 3, 2012 Chart Recap*Last week’s top two, THURZ’ “Another Number” and Nitty Scott, MC‘s “Flower Child” fall to, respectively, ninth and fifth this week, displaced by new features from Macklemore & Ryan …...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
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
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
Paradoxical as it may sound, freeloading ain't easy. In fact, when you reach the level of gold-diggerdom attained by the central character in THURZ' latest song release, it's pretty much a full-time job. Coming on the heels...Read More
Whereas most of us are forced to spend decades searching for our true calling—if, indeed, we ever figure it out—there are a lucky few for whom it's obvious from the get-go. For example, if you're The Man With the Iron...Read More
From its inception, hip-hop has been all about edutainment—thus, listeners shouldn't be surprised to see that Rapsody's borrowed the academic format of the Round Table Dicussion for her latest feature, single number two off...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
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
It's come to Trae Tha Truth's attention that some individuals out there are unaware that he's the man. To correct this regrettable oversight, the Houston representative has cooked up Choppa Talk, a freshly-minted mixtape leak...Read More
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