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Street Hop Magazine’s Top 20 Underground Artists To Lookout For In 2009

In the tradition of last years list we thought we’d put together another top 20 list of underground emcees you need to check for in 2009. Please note again that the list is in no particular order! Contact: streethopmag@aol.com let us know what you think!

01: Supastition
Location: Charlotte, NC
Current / Upcoming Project: Splitting Image
Record Label: Reform School Music
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/supastition

02: Oddisee
Location: Washington, DC
Current / Upcoming Project: Oddisee 101
Record Label: Mello Music Group
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/oddisee720

03: Mickey Factz
Location: Bronx, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: The Leak Vol. 3
Record Label: GFCNY Records
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/itzmickey

04: Outasight
Location: New York, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: Radio New York
Record Label: Select Records
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/iamoutasight

05: Fresh Daily
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: Winter Fresh
Record Label: AOK Collective
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/freshdotdaily

06: Daytona
Location: Bronx, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: A Tribe Called Fresh
Record Label: Jack Move Inc.
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/thekiddaytona

07: Wildabeast & 6th Sense aka “Both Nice”
Location: New York, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: Both Nice
Record Label: Notherground Music
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/nothergroundmusic

08: Jay Electronica
Location: New Orleans, LA
Current / Upcoming Project: Guitar Center’s Fresh Cuts v.3
Record Label: Control FreaQ Records
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/jayelectronica

09: 8thW1
Location: Brown Mills, NJ
Current / Upcoming Project: Love, Money & Music
Record Label: AOK Collective
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/8thw1

10: Mikkey Halsted
Location: Chicago, IL
Current / Upcoming Project: Uncrowned King
Record Label: Uncrowned City Music
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/mikkeymusic

11: Emilio Rojas
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: The Nouveau Slick
Record Label: Wax Reform Music
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/emiliorojasmusic

12: Zero Star
Location: Cleveland, OH
Current / Upcoming Project: Take ‘Em or Erase ‘Em
Record Label: Weightless Recordings
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/zerostar82

13: Spectacula
Location: Queens, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: Classical Muzik
Record Label: Eye-Con Music Group
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/spectacula1

14: Kid Vishis
Location: Detroit, MI
Current / Upcoming Project: The Rockcity Pitbull
Record Label: M.I.C. Records
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/micrecordskidvishis

15: Kel Spencer
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: Global Connection
Record Label: 3rd Power Music Group
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/kelspencer

16: PackFM
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: FMania: Best Of
Record Label: QN5 Music
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/packfm

17: Spec Boogie
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: Dollar Sign Language
Record Label: Loosie Music
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/specboogie

18: Melo-X
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Current / Upcoming Project: Mustafa’s Renaissance
Record Label: M Muzic
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/meloxtra

19: Nametag
Location: Detroit, MI
Current / Upcoming Project: Courtesy Of Ambition EP
Record Label: Volume Up Entertainment
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/nametag1

20: Damu The Fudgemunk
Location: Washington, DC
Current / Upcoming Project: Overtime
Record Label: Redefinition Records
Myspace Page: http://www.myspace.com/damuthefudgemunk

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3 Comments »

  1. Damn nice list … will keep an eye out

    Comment by New Rap Songs | January 19, 2009 | Reply

  2. I like the MAG. Contact me I would like to promote.

    R.Cruz

    Comment by Rick | March 4, 2009 | Reply

  3. wut about blood and gutz productions
    http://www.myspace.com/bloodandgutzproductions

    Comment by mole | August 5, 2009 | Reply


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