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List of the top hip hop blogs on the Internet, based on traffic as well as influence over the subject online. Be sure to check out Kanye West's best public outbursts and a list of rappers who went broke. Bloggers have been discussing hip hop culture in detail online for years, and these blogs and websites are where much of the online conversation is centered. Because of the ease of editing and updating blogs quickly as news happens, many of these urban culture and rap music blogs and websites cover hip hop news and contemporary goings on. However, numerous bloggers have used the format over the years to explore political news in a more in-depth and nuanced fashion, posting longer pieces and competing with niche magazines and newspapers to provide a diverse collection of original writing and reporting on the subject.

Including popular and underground hiphop blogs and sites, this list has it all.

In the early days of blogging, users would traditionally find blogs about hip hop culture, rap album releases, hip hop videos, and related subjects using blog search engines, including Technorati, Icerocket, Google Blog Search and others. Since the explosion of social media services such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and others, search has become less and less significant as a traffic draw. Now, getting a particular blog post or article to go "viral" on Facebook will have far greater significance than optimizing visibility in search engines. Add in the volume of links submitted to aggregation sites and services like Reddit and StumbleUpon, and it's easier than ever to find business news blogs and blog posts on any imaginable topic, no matter how niche.

This list of hip hop blogs are focused on issues in the hip hop blog community. Urban music blogs typically cover rap, hip hop and R&B. Be sure to vote for your favorites to move them up the list.

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Vladtv.com is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
VladTV vladtv.com

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The Hype Magazine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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Thisis50.com is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Thisis50.com thisis50.com

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HipHopDX.com is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
HipHopDX.com hiphopdx.com

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Goldhiphop.net is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
GoldHipHop added Goldhiphop.net Goldhiphop.net

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Hotnewhiphop.com is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
HotNewHipHop hotnewhiphop.com

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Worldstarhiphop.com is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
WorldStarHipHop worldstarhiphop.com

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thesource.com is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
The Source thesource.com

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pigeonsandplanes.com is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Pigeons & Planes pigeonsandplanes.com

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Xxlmag.com is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Xxlmag xxlmag.com

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Hot97.com is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Hot97.com hot97.com

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Rhymehiphop.com is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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okayplayer.com is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Okayplayer okayplayer.com

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RapBasement.com is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
RapBasement.com rapbasement.com

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sohh.com is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
SOHH sohh.com

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Rapradar.com is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Rap Radar rapradar.com

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All Unsigned® is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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defsounds.com is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Def Sounds defsounds.com

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2dopeboyz.com is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
2dopeboyz.com 2dopeboyz.com

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AllHipHop is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
AllHipHop

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Djbooth.net is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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Illroots.com is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Illroots.com illroots.com

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Nahright.com is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Nah Right nahright.com

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Hiphopearly.com is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
HipHop Early hiphopearly.com

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Hiphopallaround.com is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Tommy Brooks added Hiphopallaround.com Hiphopallaround.com - HipHopAllAround.com is one of the fastest growing sites in hip hop. Founded by Mathias Alsen and Tommy Brooks; two guys who met through Facebook and set out to build a platform that highlights ...

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grandgood.com is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
GRNDGD grandgood.com

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Tbohiphop.net is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
TBOHipHop.net TBOHipHop.net

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Wutang-corp.com is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Wu-Tang Corp wutang-corp.com

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Rap-up.com is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Rap-up.com rap-up.com

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Ballerstatus.net is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
BallerStatus.net BallerStatus.net

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CLP Nation is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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theurbandaily.com is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
The Urban Daily theurbandaily.com

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Rap Radar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Rap Radar

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GMinds is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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youheardthatnew.com is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
You Heard That New youheardthatnew.com

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ohhla.com is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Ohhla.com Ohhla.com

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Hip-hop99.com is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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Getmoneymusic.com is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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Hip Hop Headquarters is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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etalonhiphopblog.com is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Etalon Hip Hop Blog etalonhiphopblog.com

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fwmj.com is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
fwmj.com fwmj.com

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Holidayseasonlive.com is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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HipHopSite.com is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
HipHopSite.com HipHopSite.com

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HipHopDaily247 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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Hiphopmusicdotcom.com is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Hiphopmusicdotcom hiphopmusicdotcom.com

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Hhgroups.com is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
Hhgroups.com hhgroups.com

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Hip-hop-strict is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
JulieManol added Hip-hop-strict http://www.hip-hop-strict.com - http://www.hip-hop-strict.com 

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hip-hop.com is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
hip-hop.com hip-hop.com

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Hypeofflife.com is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hip Hop Blogs
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