Music Chart - May 2, 2011


Welcome to the Booth's Top Independent Hip Hop Chart! As always, your feedback has determined which songs made the cut. Each chart’s lineup is calculated using a special Formula that takes into account member ratings and reviews as well as features’ overall popularity.

Last week's top three, Nikki Lynette's "Pick a Side," Yonas' "Radio Flow" and Nique's "NO!", fall to, respectively, sixth, 19th and fifth. Debuting in their place are StartYourOwnRebellion's "Let It Go," Tech N9ne's "I Love Music" and The Freshmen's "The Fonz" (a Booth-exclusive world premiere!). All in all, 14 new joints make their debut on this week's Independent Chart, among them additional world premieres by Beyond Belief ("Got the Streets Talkin'," in seventh) and DJ Pain1 ("Now You Know," in 18th).

1. Tech N9ne ft. Kendrick Lamar & Oobergeek - I Love Music

2. The Freshmen ft. Carlos Olivero - The Fonz

3. Self Scientific ft. Big K.R.I.T. - War Stories

4. Nique - NO!

5. Nikki Lynette ft. Dwele - Pick a Side

6. Beyond Belief - Got the Streets Talking

7. Yonas ft. Phil Adé - Nobody Else (Remix)

8. Chuck L.i. - Level Up

9. Chris Faust ft. Sunny Jones - Maybe Now Begins

10. Neako ft. Juicy J - Flossin

11. Brown Bag All-Stars - Crumbling Down

12. Amanda Diva - Manchild

13. Clyde Carson ft. Wyclef Jean - Where Doves Fly

14. Dean and Ravo ft. Josh Cocktail - Follow Me

15. Mac Miller - Donald Trump

16. STS ft. Joell Ortiz & Dave Guy - The People (Remix)

17. DJ Pain1 ft. Tek, Money B, Scott Knoxx, Grand Daddy IU & MC Starr - Now You Know

18. Yonas - Radio Flow

19. Casey Veggies ft. Young Scolla & Skewby - On Everything