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Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster

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Updated June 14, 2019 75.1k views 60 items

List of Death Row Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Death Row Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Death Row Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Death Row Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Death Row Records.

Everything from Snoop Dogg to Tupac Shakur is included on this list.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Death Row Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Death Row Records?"

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2nd II None is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: 2nd II None, Classic 220, The Shit

2nd II None is a rap group from Compton, California. It consist of cousins KK and Gangsta D.
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Above the Law is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Uncle Sam's Curse, Legends, Vocally Pimpin', Livin' Like Hustlers, Time Will Reveal, + more

Above the Law is a hip hop group from Pomona, California, founded in 1989 by Cold 187um, Laylaw, KMG the Illustrator, Go Mack, and DJ Total K-Oss
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Bad Azz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music and Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Personal Business, Word on tha Streets, Money Run, Executive Decision, Thug Pound

Jamarr Antonio Stamps (born November 27, 1975), better known by the stage name Bad Azz, is an American rapper and member of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips, also known as DPGC.

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Big Pimpin' DeLemond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Big Pimpin' DeLemond

Albums: Who Do U Believe In

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Big Syke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Be Yo' Self, Big Syke Daddy, Street Commando, Big Syke, Black Thunder, + more

Tyruss Gerald Himes, better known by his stage names Big Syke and Mussolini, was an American rapper best known for his work with the American hip-hop groups Thug Life and Outlawz. His stage name ...more

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Bow Wow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music and Pop rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Face Off, New Jack City II, Wanted, The Price of Fame, Unleashed, + more

Shad Gregory Moss (born March 9, 1987), better known by his stage name Bow Wow (formerly Lil' Bow Wow), is an American rapper, actor, television presenter, and broadcaster. As Lil' Bow Wow, he ...more

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Butch Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap & G-funk; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: In 2's, Back B4 You're Lonely

Danny Elliott Means II, better known by his stage name Butch Cassidy, is an American singer from Long Beach, California. He has worked with numerous West Coast hip hop musicians, including Nate ...more
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C.P.O. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: To Hell and Black, This Beat Is Funky

CPO was an American hip hop group from Compton, California founded in 1989 by CPO Boss Hogg, DJ Train and Young D. They released a single album in 1990, To Hell and Black, which included ...more
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CJ Mac is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Gangsta rap, G-funk & West Coast hip hop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: True Game, Platinum Game

CJ Mac (born Bryaan Ross on March 26, 1964) is an American rapper and actor.
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Crooked I is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Crooked I Genre: Hip hop music and Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Apex Predator, Psalm 82:6, Block Obama II, Mr. Pig Face Weapon Waist, In None We Trust EP, + more

Dominick Wickliffe (born September 23, 1978), better known by his stage name Crooked I or KXNG Crooked, is an American rapper from Long Beach, California. He is best known as a former member of ...more

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Danny Boy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Neo soul, Contemporary R&B & Rhythm and blues; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I Ain't Mad at Cha, It's About Time

Daniel Steward (born October 31, 1977), better known as Danny Boy, is an American R&B/soul singer.

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Daz Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Daz Dillinger Genre: Hip hop music, Gangsta rap & G-funk; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Game for Sale, This Is the Life I Lead, Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta LP, Long Beach 2 Fillmoe, So So Gangsta, + more

Delmar Drew Arnaud (born May 25, 1973) better known by his stage name Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz), is an American rapper and record producer from Long Beach, California. Dillinger is ...more

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DJ Quik is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Rock music & G-funk; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Quik Is the Name, Way 2 Fonky, Balance & Options, Under tha Influence, Rhythm-al-ism, + more

David Marvin Blake (born January 18, 1970), better known by his stage name DJ Quik, is an American rapper, songwriter, DJ and record producer. According to Quik himself, his stage name reflects ...more

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Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, Rap music & Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Chronic, 2001, Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang / Let Me Ride, California Love, The Chronicle: The Best of the Works..., + more

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and ...more

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E.D.I. Amin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music and Rap music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Doin' It Big, Against All Oddz, Blood Brothers, The Stash Spot, Baby Don't Cry

Malcolm Greenidge (born July 7, 1974), known as E.D.I. Mean, and as of recently E.D.I. Don, is an American hip hop artist and a member of the Outlawz. While in the third grade, Malcolm became ...more
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Eric Collins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: The RBX Files, No Mercy, No Remorse, Broken Silence, The Shining, + more

Eric Dwayne Collins (born June 20, 1968) better known by his stage name RBX (standing for "Reality Born Unknown"), is an American rapper from Long Beach, California.

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Gina Longo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Gina Longo is an American musician. Once signed to Death Row Records, Longo was the only white artist to sign with the label. Today she is based in Santa Monica, California. She is currently ...more
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Hussein Fatal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music and Gangsta rap; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Thug in Thug Out, In the Line of Fire, Born Legendary, Fatal, All About U, + more

Bruce Edward Washington, Jr. (April 3, 1973 – July 10, 2015), better known by his stage name, Hussein Fatal, was an American rapper and member of the hip hop group Outlawz. He was best known for ...more
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J-Flexx is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
J-Flexx Genre: Hip hop music, G-funk & Rhythm and blues; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Stayin' Alive, Billboard Dreams

J-Flexx is a former rapper of Death Row Records.
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Jesse Dangerously is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Alternative hip hop and G-funk; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Humble & Brilliant, Inter Alia, Verba Volant, How to Express Your Dissenting Political Viewpoint Through Origami, Eastern Canadian World Tour 2002

Jesse McDonald, better known by his stage name Jesse Dangerously, is an alternative hip hop artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia and operating out of Ottawa, Ontario. Dangerously has released solo ...more
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Jewell Caples is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Rhythm and blues; Nationality: United States of America
Jewell (a.k.a. Ju-L, born Jewell Caples, June 12, 1968, is a recording artist that has performed on multi-platinum R&B/Hip-Hop albums. Jewell was signed to Death Row Records from 1992 to ...more
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Johnny "J" is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Dancehall, Hip Hop & G-funk; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I Gotta Be Me

Johnny Lee Jackson (August 28, 1969 – October 3, 2008), professionally known as Johnny "J", was a Mexican American multi-platinum songwriter, music producer and rapper best known for ...more

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Joss Stone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Blue-eyed soul, Pop music & Neo soul; Nationality: United Kingdom

Albums: The Soul Sessions, Mind Body & Soul, Introducing Joss Stone, Tell Me 'Bout It, LP1, + more

Joscelyn Eve Stoker (born 11 April 1987), better known by her stage name Joss Stone, is an English singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to fame in late 2003 with her multi-platinum debut ...more

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K-Solo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster
Genre: Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop & Rap music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Times Up, Tell the World My Name, Letterman

K-Solo (born Kevin Madison on April 17, 1968) is an American rapper from Central Islip, New York who, along with Redman, EPMD, Das EFX, and Keith Murray, was part of the Hit Squad in the 1990s.

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Kastro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Death Row Records Complete Artist Roster

Albums: Blood Brothers

Katari Terrance Cox better known by his Stage name, Kastro, is an American rapper. Best known for being part of Tupac Shakur's rap group Outlawz. He was also blood cousins with Shakur and is ...more