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The Best Drum and Bass Artists

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This drum and bass artists list ranks the best drum and bass DJs ever by votes. This list of good jazz fusion artists and groups let’s you see who dnb fans think are the best best drum and bass artists. Drum & bass as emerged in England during 1990s as part of the rave music movement. It's a genre of English electronic music also known as jungle that's characterized by breakbeats and with heavy basslines and sub-bass. Just like big beat and hard house, drum and bass was one of the most popular genres of English dance music. In turn, drum and bass artists were some of the most popular DJs in England. The best drum and bass DJs are some of the biggest names in electronic dance music due to their sound - that fuses elements of Jamaican dub, reggae, along with jungle music. While it's known by many names (Drum n Bass, DnB, D'n'B, and D&B for starters), the best drum and bass artists have seen multiple subgenres emerge due to the cutting edge nature of the music and remains one of the biggest forms of dance music.

So, who are the best drum and bass artists? Any list of DnB DJs has to include the likes of DJ Hidden, Andy C, DJ Hype, Goldie, Jack Smooth, DJ Hazard and LTJ Bukem. These are names that are closely associated with drum and bass music and with good reason. They're pioneers within the DnB genre and have been someone of the most important artists in carrying drum and bass to a new generation of fans.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best drum and bass artists. if you notice that a drum and bass DJ is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best drum and bass DJs of all time?" and "who is the greatest drum and bass 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 drum and bass DJs that you might've heard of. 

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    Dubstep, Techstep, Neurofunk

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    Dubstep, Oldschool jungle, Techstep

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    Oldschool jungle, Drum and bass

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    Oldschool jungle, Drum and bass

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    Technical Itch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

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    Hip hop music, Dubstep, Oldschool jungle

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    Oldschool jungle, Electronic music, Dance music

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    Drum and bass

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    Drum and bass, Liquid funk

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    Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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    Drum and bass

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    Downtempo, Deep house, Drum and bass

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    Drum and bass

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    Drum and bass

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    Dubstep, Electro, House music

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    Oldschool jungle, Drum and bass

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    Techstep, Neurofunk, Drum and bass

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    Acid techno, Acid house, Dark ambient

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    Electronic dance music, Drum and bass, Electronica

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    Roni Size & Reprazent is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists
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    Calyx is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

    Techstep, Darkstep, Drum and bass

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    Drum and bass, Liquid funk

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    Downtempo, Breakbeat, Drum and bass

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    Downtempo, Electronic music, Drum and bass

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    Drum and bass, Liquid funk

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    DJ Hazard is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

    Drum and bass

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    Dubstep, Techstep, Electro

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    Drum and bass

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    Drum and bass

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    Neurofunk, Darkstep, Drum and bass

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    Dom & Roland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

    Electronic music, Drum and bass

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    Electronic music, Breakbeat, Drum and bass

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    Hip hop music, Neurofunk, Darkstep

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    Hip hop music, Electronic dance music, Drum and bass

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    Drum and bass, Liquid funk

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    Drum and bass

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    New Wave, Italo disco, Electro house

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    Nu jazz, Dubstep, Trip hop

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    E-Z Rollers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

    Drum and bass

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    House music, Breakbeat, Drum and bass

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    Bachelors of Science is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists
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    Alex Reece is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

    Drum and bass

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    Electronic dance music, Dance music, Drum and bass

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    Fracture & Neptune is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists
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    Future Cut is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

    Pop music, Drum and bass

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    Acid techno, Electronic music, Acid jazz

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    Dubstep, Neurofunk, Electro house

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    Paul B is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drum and Bass Artists

    Drum and bass

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