bands/musicians List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn

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List of Brooklyn bands, listed by their level of fame. This Brooklyn musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Brooklyn bands are included, as well as many Brooklyn musicians of underground status. This list of Brooklyn musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Brooklyn bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Jay-Z and Lou Reed are included in this list.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Brooklyn?" or "What is a list of Brooklyn bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (292 items)

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Jay-Z Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Lou Reed Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

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Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Pat Benatar New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Mos Def is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Mos Def Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music

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Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Lil' Kim Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Hardcore hip hop

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MGMT is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
MGMT Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk

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Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Kid Cudi Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

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Talib Kweli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Talib Kweli Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Conscious hip hop

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KRS-One is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
KRS-One Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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Big Daddy Kane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Big Daddy Kane Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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They Might Be Giants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
They Might Be Giants Experimental rock, Children's music, Alternative rock

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Fabolous is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Fabolous Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

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The National is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
The National Indie folk, Indie rock

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Foxy Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Foxy Brown Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall

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Grizzly Bear is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Grizzly Bear Psychedelic folk, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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GZA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
GZA Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop

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MC Lyte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
MC Lyte Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Richie Havens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Richie Havens Folk rock, Funk

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Ol' Dirty Bastard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Ol' Dirty Bastard Hip hop music, Rap music, Hardcore hip hop

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Medeski Martin & Wood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Medeski Martin & Wood Avant-garde jazz, Jazz-funk, Acid jazz

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The Hold Steady is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
The Hold Steady Heartland rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Adam Yauch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Adam Yauch Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rap rock

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Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Maxwell Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm

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Buddy Rich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Buddy Rich Swing music, Big band, Jazz

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El-P is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
El-P Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

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Neil Sedaka is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Neil Sedaka Pop music, Rock music

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Harry Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Harry Nilsson Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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Masta Ace is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Masta Ace Hip hop music

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Steve Stevens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Steve Stevens Glam metal, New Wave, Rock music

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Bruce Kulick is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Bruce Kulick Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Yeasayer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Yeasayer Indie pop, Pop music, Worldbeat

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Matt and Kim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Matt and Kim Indie pop, Synthpop, Dance-punk

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Debbie Gibson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Debbie Gibson Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Disco

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Lil' Mama is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Lil' Mama Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

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Citizen Cope is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Citizen Cope Hip hop music, Rock music, Folk music

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Lena Horne is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Lena Horne Pop music, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz

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Necro is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Necro Hip hop music, Thrash metal, Horrorcore

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Dirty Projectors is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Dirty Projectors New Prog, Experimental rock, Afrobeat

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn

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Type O Negative is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Type O Negative Doom metal, Thrash metal, Gothic metal

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Stephanie Mills is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Stephanie Mills Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Jason Mizell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Jason Mizell Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

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Digable Planets is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Digable Planets Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

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Keith Murray is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Keith Murray Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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C.C. DeVille is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
C.C. DeVille Glam metal, Hard rock

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Jeru the Damaja is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Jeru the Damaja Hip hop music

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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Funk

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Benevento/Russo Duo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Benevento/Russo Duo Jazz fusion, Experimental music, Indie rock

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M.O.P. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
M.O.P. Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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Whodini is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
Whodini Hip hop music, Electro