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Best Alternative Hip Hop Groups/Artists

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Alternative hip hop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good alternative hip hop bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top alternative hip hop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Alternative hip hop groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all alternative hip hop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest alternative hip hop bands of all time, since the most famous alternative hip hop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best alternative hip hop music.

You can click on the alternative hip hop band names to see more information about that particular notable alternative hip hop group. If they're near the top of the best alternative hip hop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top alternative hip hop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the alternative hip hop band names themselves.

List items range from Kanye West to Beastie Boys. Vote for your favorite items to see them rise to the top! Don't like The Black Eyed Peas or Beck Hansen? Give them a thumbs down.

All important, significant and iconic names in alternative hip hop music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new alternative hip hop bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of alternative hip hop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into alternative hip hop music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good alternative hip hop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent alternative hip hop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best alternative hip hop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest alternative hip hop musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular alternative hip hop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Alternative hip hop, Dance-pop, Jazz More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Pop punk, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, West Coast hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Reggae More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Indie More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Southern hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Conscious hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Old-school hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Dirty rap More
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    Alternative hip hop, New Wave, Fusion More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop More
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    Asheru

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Underground hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Dance-punk More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music More
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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, West Coast hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Christian hip hop More
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