What is 'Rare Hip-Hop'?

'Rare' [rare] has many meanings:

  • Unusually Great
  • Unusually Excellent; Admirable; Fine
  • Marked by an Uncommon Quality
  • Not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
  • Coming or Occurring far apart in time
  • Not Widely Distributed

Synonyms of 'Rare' (a synomym is a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word in the language): 1. exceptional, extraordinary, singular. 2. sparse, infrequent. 3. choice, incomparable, inimitable.

What is your meaning of 'Rare Hip-Hop'? If you ask 10 different people this question, you may get 10 different answers. For one, it may be a track that you may not likely hear on the radio. For another Hip-Hop head, it may be the Cold Crush/Fantastic Five battle at the legendary Harlem World. For another fan, it may be a track they can’t find online or anywhere else. For others, it just may simply be something they never heard before.

RareHipHop.com is the destination that lets you hear how it all started and evolved to what Hip-Hop is today. Today when you hear a track on a cd or played on the radio, this site will allow you to hear the inspiration for that cut. Many of today's artists acknowledge our legends, but you had no way of getting your hands on that legends piece of work...until now!

RareHipHop.com is also your destination for the independent artist. Most independent artists are only known locally, making their music truly 'rare'. Many of our independent artists don't have a public relations department working for them. RareHipHop.com will attempt to be the machine to allow to the independent to promote and sell their music to their current and new fan base, both local and global!

The Legends and Future Legends Live @ RareHipHop.com