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Genre
indie r&b
Parent Genre: R&B

Indie R&B is a subgenre of R&B that blends elements of alternative and indie music with traditional R&B sounds. It often features introspective and personal lyrics, with a focus on emotional depth and vulnerability. The production is typically minimalist and atmospheric, with a heavy emphasis on electronic instrumentation and experimentation. The genre has gained popularity in recent years, with a new wave of artists emerging who are pushing the boundaries of what R&B can be.


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List of indie r&b artists

Here is a list of indie r&b artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the indie r&b genre. You can find out what indie r&b genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

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