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Here are 25 Best Indie Hip Hop Blogs you should follow in 2023


2DOPEBOYZ Las Vegas, Nevada, US
2DOPEBOYZ is an online hip-hop music review, news, and criticism website launched in 2007 by Meka Udoh and Joel 'Shake' Zela. Check out Music News, Songs, Videos, and Special Features to stay in the know of what's happening on the Hip-Hop Scene.
Also in New York Music Blogs
65.4K 88.2K 5 posts / day Get Email Contact More

2. Word Is Bond

Word Is Bond Chawton, England, UK
The Word Is Bond started in 2010 and is a hip-hop blog that serves the best of the Underground hip hop scene from talented unknown acts & labels around the world. As a team of dedicated writers, we try our best to deliver quality hip-hop music and articles.
Also in Hip Hop and Rap Blogs
11.5K 7.5K 2 posts / day Get Email Contact More

3. Indie Hip Hop Magazine

Indie Hip Hop Magazine US
Indiehiphop.net is an Internet magazine and music promotional service that focuses on independent music, business, entrepreneurship, and news as it relates to hip-hop culture.
Also in Independent Music Blogs, Hip Hop Music Magazines
10.3K 11.9K 2.1K 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

4. Underground Hip Hop Blog

Underground Hip Hop Blog Los Angeles, California, US
Underground Hip Hop blog is the Highest-ranked Underground Hip Hop blog worldwide. Stay updated with new music, albums, mixtapes, interviews, reviews & mic sessions.
Also in Music Blogs, California Music Blogs, Los Angeles Hip Hop Blogs
115.4K 14.9K 23 posts / week Get Email Contact More

5. Digiindie

Digiindie US
Digiindie is the definitive blog to catch up on the latest trending music and videos online, explore new artists or submit your own creations to market yourself to the masses. We use our blog to focus our attention on the talent itself.
4.1K 9.8K 1.4K 3 posts / day Get Email Contact More

6. Thisis50 » Indies

Thisis50 » Indies Posts about Indies written by the expert at Thisis50 feature news and articles on various indie artists, albums, raising stars, and more. Thisis50 is one of the top entertainment & Hip-hop blogs covering a wide range of interviews, news, articles, recently updated about 50Cent, and more.
367.6K 233.2K 7 posts / week Get Email Contact More

7. A&R Factory » Hip-Hop

A&R Factory » Hip-Hop London, England, UK
View our Hip Hop music blog and promotion page to browse and find different music submitted by various artists. Find out more here! Since 2012, we have grown into one of the most respected artist and repertoire (A&R) blogs. We help music industry professionals discover new independent music from across the world.
14.8K 16.6K 7 posts / week Get Email Contact More

8. Urban Vault UK

Urban Vault UK UK
Since Spring 2010, urbanvault.co.uk has been helping to source and bring together the best of Urban Music, Apparel, Interviews, and Events from around the world plus Competitions. Urbanvault.co.uk is updated consistently with fresh and relevant content 24/7.
4.9K 5.2K 12 posts / week Get Email Contact More

9. MRCNNlive

MRCNNlive At MRCNNlive, our focus is on classic underground hip hop culture, boom-bap, 90srap, reggae, DJs, emcees, style writing, street apparel, events & promotions.
663 11.1K 5 posts / week Get Email Contact More

10. Upcoming Hip-Hop

Upcoming Hip-Hop New York City, New York, US
We at Upcoming Hip Hop believe every upcoming artist and producer deserves the chance to get their music heard. We also believe that artists and producers should get paid for their work. We share interviews, ciphers, in the studio web series, premieres, album reviews, advice/opinion articles, news, and events to the Upcoming Hip Hop brand.
Also in American Music Blogs
4.7K 12.3K 4.8K 5 posts / week Get Email Contact More

11. Obscure Sound » Hip-Hop

Obscure Sound » Hip-Hop New York, US
The following section of Obscure Sound features news, articles, and more about Hip-Hop. Obscure Sound is an indie music site that I formed in February 2006 out of a love for finding new and emerging quality music. My name is Mike Mineo and I'm the site's founder and editor. This site's aim is to provide music fans with the latest and greatest music, preferably from artists you've never heard of before.
10.4K 6.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

12. Hip Hop Indie Music

Hip Hop Indie Music Massachusetts, US
Our site is one of the largest growing independent hip-hop blogs on the internet today! The blog is paving the way to give Indie Hip-Hop & R'n'B-related content to the world. Giving our fans new hip hop material like music videos, singles, albums/mixtapes, interviews, reviews, and many more, and our mission is to motivate as many young music creators as possible from coast-to-coast.
Also in Indie Music Blogs
3.1K 1.9K 7.7K 2 posts / day Get Email Contact More

13. Rosecrans Ave

Rosecrans Ave Los Angeles, California, US
Established in June 2014, RosecransAve.com has been created to fill the void major media has created by not covering the real LA, we don't all live on Fairfax or Slauson. We are here to cover everything happening in LA hip hop culture, shows, albums, singles, events, discovering new artists, lifestyles, fashion, and art.
3.9K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

14. Raw Side Hip Hop

Raw Side Hip Hop At Raw Side Hip Hop we aim to bring you the most real hip hop on the planet, all in one sick and funky location. News, releases, reviews, and more - we've got what you need.
3.4K 235 1.3K 5 posts / week Get Email Contact More

15. Indie Hip Hop

Indie Hip Hop Los Angeles, California, US
IndieHipHop.com launched on May 1st, 2016, we are one of the largest growing independent hip-hop sites on the web today! Leading the way in promoting anything indie/underground Hip Hop related content. Pushing the freshest music videos, singles, albums/mixtapes, interviews, reviews, events, and most imphttps://indiehiphop.com/contact/ortantly, influencing as many kids as possible from coast-to-coast.
2.1K 1.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

16. LA On Lock » Hip-Hop

LA On Lock » Hip-Hop Los Angeles, California, US
LA On Lock brings you all the latest news, gossip, releases, artists updates, and more on Hip-Hop. The #1 Source For Underground Hype in Los Angeles! Songs, Mixtapes, Events, Blogs, Instrumentals, News & more!
4.2K 5.7K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

17. RIDE MUSIC » Hip Hop

RIDE MUSIC » Hip Hop England, UK
Read about the best single reviews, artists, composers, new releases, and more on Hip Hop. Founded by Newcastle Upon Tyne-based journalist Johnathan Ramsay in 2016, RIDE Music is the hub for all things underground music and culture related in the UK, US, and around the world. If you want to find new artists that break boundaries, reject the norm, and push underground culture forward you've come to the right place.
1.6K 3.7K 7 posts / month Get Email Contact More

18. Nevernaire Stomping Ground

Nevernaire Stomping Ground Shining light on the talent in the shadows Featuring street artists and performers with articles, videos, photos, and artist profiles - Indie Hip hop Blog
31 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

19. The Underground Hip Hop

The Underground Hip Hop Bronx, New York, US
The Underground Hip Hop is a platform for independent hip hop artists who strive to keep the culture alive. The Underground Hip Hop magazine is filled with interviews and news. We provide the balance needed in music that the corporate world does not offer.
3K 3.4K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

20. its HIP HOP music (one of the best Indie Hip Hop Blogs)

its HIP HOP music (one of the best Indie Hip Hop Blogs) Its Hip Hop Music is one of the leading Indie Hip Hop Blogs for Rappers, Producers to promote their music. We can help Hip Hop artists, rappers, and Producers promote Press Releases, New Music, and Music videos and also arrange interviews. We promote independent artists & rappers all across the globe.
15K 44.6K 4 posts / month Get Email Contact More

21. Rap Olympus

Rap Olympus Your hip hop news source for independent rap artists showcasing independent music artists looking to make a name for themselves. We continuously strive to elevate the Hip-Hop culture by featuring hard-working individuals seeking to push the art form further with each passing year.
2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

22. Boom Bap Central Blog

Boom Bap Central Blog Los Angeles, California, US
Boom Bap Central is a music blog and website dedicated to 'real' hip hop music. We feature OldSchool 90's Style Hip Hop Artists both upcoming and established. Our goal is to help preserve Hip Hop Culture.
25 85 4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More


CULTURE KING Cultural King is the voice of independent hip hop. The website is home to anyone who is an indie hip-hop fan. Read blog posts, news, and articles on major hip-hop stars, their singles & albums, listen to podcasts, and more.
9 posts / year Get Email Contact More

24. Sphere of Hip-Hop

Sphere of Hip-Hop US
Sphere of Hip-Hop is a hip-hop & instrumental music magazine founded in 1997 that curates the freshest playlists, radio, culture & community.
8.6K 4 posts / year Get Email Contact More

25. New Hip Hop Songs :: Indie Shuffle Music Blog

New Hip Hop Songs :: Indie Shuffle Music Blog Looking for new hip-hop songs? We got you covered. Find the latest hip-hop music on Indie Shuffle, a music blog that helps you discover new music and playlists. At Indie Shuffle, we believe humans are better than robots when it comes to music discovery. we've assembled a team of international writers to bring you the best music, including indie rock, hip hop, electronic, and everything in between.
109.6K 50.2K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

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Indie Hip Hop Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Indie Hip Hop. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Tayo Odutola thewordisbond.com 2130
DaRealFatBoi digiindie.com 1537
Legends Will Never Die undergroundhiphopblog.com 464
UV Admin urbanvault.co.uk 464
undergroundhiphopblog undergroundhiphopblog.com 424
Doomstwin undergroundhiphopblog.com 250
Digiindie digiindie.com 189
nevernaire nevernaire.com 128
Bryson Paul upcominghiphop.net 120
Marty McFly rapolympus.com 110
Brutus Maximus rawsidehiphop.com 82
msavino thewordisbond.com 53
Llewelyn Screen anrfactory.com/category/music/hip-hop 50
Amelia Vandergast anrfactory.com/category/music/hip-hop 43
Chase March thewordisbond.com 42
BigIceDog digiindie.com 42
Bryson "Boom" Paul upcominghiphop.net 34
xplizitsouljah thewordisbond.com 27
Indie Hip Hop Staff indiehiphop.net 26
parabianxa undergroundhiphopblog.com 22
RIDE MUSIC ridemusicblog.com/tag/hip-hop 20
Val C. undergroundhiphopblog.com 19
Rosecrans Vic rosecransave.com 16
indiehiphop indiehiphop.com 13
artistrack itshiphopmusic.com 11
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