Underground hip hop

music genre

Underground hip hop is a form of hip hop music that is performed by independent musicians who are signed to an independent record label or no label at all.[1] The genre is known as being positive, socially conscious, or anti-commercial.[2]


  1. https://www.allmusic.com/explore/style/d4426
  2. Cheryl L. Keyes (March 2004). Rap Music and Street Consciousness. University of Illinois Press. p. 336. ISBN 0-252-07201-4.