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Best Hip Hop Music Bands/Artists

Hip hop music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good hip hop music 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 hip hop music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Hip hop music 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 hip hop music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest hip hop music bands of all time, since the most famous hip hop music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best hip hop music music.

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

Examples include Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez. Downvote the worst items and upvote the best ones to make this a comprehensive, well-ordered list of the best of the best. Make sure to give items you favor (like Christina Aguilera or Shaquille O'Neal) a vote.

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

The list includes all new hip hop music 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 hip hop music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into hip hop music 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 hip hop music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent hip hop music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best hip hop music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest hip hop music 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 hip hop music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap

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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Pop rap

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

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    Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore

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    Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Jazz

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    new! & added by jmmikkola Kwan Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    new! & added by jmmikkola Fintelligens Hip hop music

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    Hip hop music, Snap music

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    Hip hop music, Pop rap, Southern hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Bassline, Dubstep

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    new! & added by jmmikkola Don Johnson Big Band Alternative hip hop, Electronic music, Hip Hop

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    new! & added by jmmikkola Paleface Finnish hip hop, Folk music

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    Hip hop music

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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    Hip hop music, New Orleans hip hop, Southern hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

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    Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Disco

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Go-go

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    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Southern hip hop, Crunk

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    Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop

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