List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn 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
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    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap
    • Albums: Watch the Throne, The Black Album, Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Atlantic Records, Def Jam Recordings, The Island Def Jam Music Group, Universal Music Group, Roc-A-Fella Records, + more
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
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    • Genres (Music): Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word, Rock music, Experimental rock, + more
    • Albums: Transformer, Berlin, New York, Rock 'n' Roll Animal, Andy Warhol's Velvet Underground Featuring Nico, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Matador Records, Reprise Records, Sire Records, MGM Records, Warner Bros. Records, + more
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
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    • Genres (Music): New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock, Blues, + more
    • Albums: Crimes of Passion, Greatest Hits, Best Shots, Ultimate Collection, Precious Time, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: EMI, CMC International, Chrysalis Records, Welk Music Group, Capitol Records
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music, East Coast hip hop, Conscious hip hop, + more
    • Albums: Black on Both Sides, True Magic, The New Danger, The Ecstatic, Mos Dub, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Downtown Records, Priority Records, Geffen Records, Rawkus Records, GOOD Music
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
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    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Hardcore hip hop, Pop music, East Coast hip hop, + more
    • Albums: The Naked Truth, Hard Core, The Notorious KIM, La Bella Mafia, How Many Licks (feat. Sisqo), + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: International Rock Star Records, Atlantic Records, G-Unit Records, I.R.S. Records
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    • Genres (Music): Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk, Indietronica, Psychedelic pop, + more
    • Albums: Oracular Spectacular, MGMT, Flash Delirium, Congratulations, Daytrotter Session-live album, + more
    • Labels: Sony Records, Cantora Records, Sony Music Entertainment, RED Distribution, Columbia
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
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    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop, Rock music, Electro hop, + more
    • Albums: Man on the Moon: The End of Day, Indicud, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, A Kid Named Cudi, Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Universal Motown Records, GOOD Music
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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    Talib Kweli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Brooklyn
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    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Conscious hip hop
    • Albums: Quality, Liberation, The Beautiful Struggle, Eardrum, Party Robot, + more
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Labels: Blacksmith Records, Geffen Records, Rawkus Records, Warner Bros. Records, Capitol Records
    • Career Began: New York City, New York, United States of America
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