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Major record labels have seen their approval rating bounce back since their late 00s down slide, but one should never underestimate the gall of a rapper.

Given the rebellious ethos Hip-Hop music largely adheres to, there will always be down for a mutiny.

Record contracts are almost always massive, binding agreements that place a ceiling on an artist’s creativity, mobility or in a lot of instances, both.

To celebrate this Independence Day 2014, we’re looking at 10 rappers who campaigned for freedom from their record labels. Best believe they let it ring.

Photo: WENN

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