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

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

Examples include M.I.A. and Lily Allen. UK grime groups and American grime groups are both included on this list. Clicking a 'thumbs up' next to the names of artists that are in the grime genre will move them up the list. This list includes artists like Chase & Status and Lady Sovereign so you have a lot of choices to vote on.

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

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

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

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Skepta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Skepta Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Electro

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JME is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
JME Grime

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Wiley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Wiley Hip hop music, Electronic music, UK Garage

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Kano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Kano Hip hop music, British hip hop, Contemporary R&B

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Boy Better Know is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Giggs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Giggs Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rhythm and blues

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Dizzee Rascal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Dizzee Rascal Hip hop music, Bassline, Dubstep

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Tempa T is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Tempa T Grime

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Wretch 32 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Wretch 32 British hip hop, Grindie, Grime

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Devlin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Devlin Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, British hip hop

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Lethal Bizzle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Lethal Bizzle Hip hop music, Indie, British hip hop

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Frisco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Ghetto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ghetto Grime

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Bugzy Malone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Lowkey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Lowkey Hip hop music, Grime

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Roll Deep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Roll Deep Hip hop music, UK Garage, Dance-pop

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Akhenaton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Akhenaton French hip hop

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Chase & Status is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Chase & Status Hip hop music, Dubstep, Oldschool jungle

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Cadet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Newham Generals is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Newham Generals Dubstep, British hip hop, Grime

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Tinie Tempah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Tinie Tempah Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro hop

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Professor Green is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Professor Green Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic music

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Chipmunk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Chipmunk Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music

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The Streets is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
The Streets Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Folk music

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Tinchy Stryder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Tinchy Stryder Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hiplife

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Ruff Sqwad is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ruff Sqwad Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Dubstep

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Ms. Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ms. Dynamite Hip hop music, UK Garage, Contemporary R&B

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M.I.A. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
M.I.A. Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Worldbeat

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So Solid Crew is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
So Solid Crew Hip hop music, Dubstep, Hardcore hip hop

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Durrty Goodz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Durrty Goodz Hip hop music, Grime

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Bashy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Bashy Hip hop music, Grime

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Klashnekoff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Klashnekoff Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Grime

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Labrinth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Labrinth Hip hop music, Dubstep, Synthpop

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Scorcher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Scorcher British hip hop, Grime

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Trim is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Trim Dubstep, Grime

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Ashley Walters is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ashley Walters Hip hop music, UK Garage, Grime

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Lady Sovereign is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Lady Sovereign Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electro

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More Fire Crew is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Cotti is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Tim Westwood is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Tim Westwood Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Ben Drew is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ben Drew Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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Hadouken! is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Hadouken! Indie pop, Dubstep, Dance-punk

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Crazy Titch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Crazy Titch Grime

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Loick Essien is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Loick Essien Hip hop music, Synthpop, Contemporary R&B

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Fazer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Fazer Hip hop music, Rap music, British hip hop

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Jamie T is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Jamie T Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Ska

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Foreign Beggars is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Foreign Beggars Hip hop music, Dubstep, Grime

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Oxide & Neutrino is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Oxide & Neutrino Hip hop music, Dubstep, Rave music

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DJ Semtex is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
DJ Semtex Hip hop music, Grime

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Example is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Example Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop