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What does “Indie” or “Independent” mean?

What does "Indie" or "Independent" mean?

What does it mean when a rapper is independent or indie?

The terms “Indie” and “Independent” are adjectives used to describe artists who are indeed “independent” and not signed to a major label, but could be possibly signed to a small “independent” label.

Independent means artist not signed to a major label or to be dependent on one’s self.

Indie is slang for “Independent” and also means artist not signed to a major label.

The slang terms “Independent” and “Indie” has been used by Drake, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, DeJ Loaf, Lil Dicky, Chance the Rapper, Kid Cudi, ScHoolboy Q, and many more rappers.

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