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Best Political Hip Hop Bands/Artists

List Criteria: Only rappers who are known for their political or social commentary in their lyrics

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

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

List items range from Rage Against the Machine to Tupac Shakur. Click the thumbs up button to make sure your favorite items get to the top of the list. Which of these items belongs at the top of the list? Public Enemy? N.W.A?

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

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

This list answers the questions "who are the best political hip hop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest political hip hop 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 political hip hop 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, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    added by thepowderpigresort Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop, Rock music

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

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    new! & added by RussellHollender Hip hop music, Grime

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Celtic fusion

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    DAM Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Yaggfu Front Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop, Conscious hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    The Narcicyst Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Conscious hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Spoken word

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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    Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Speak Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Sun Rise Above Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Tiger JK Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Rap music

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    Illuminati X Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Captain Rapp Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

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    Eslam Jawaad Hip hop music, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Rock music

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    Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, French hip hop

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    Political hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Hip Hop

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    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Soul music

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    Political hip hop, Gothic rock, Post-punk

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    Marracash Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, Rap rock

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    Dayirman Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Meykhana

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    Belgrade syndicate Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    Political hip hop, Spoken word, Reggae

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    Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop

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