Bands/Musicians Profile Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Profile Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Profile Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Profile 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 Profile 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 Profile Records.

This list is made up of artists like Run-D.M.C. and DJ Quik.

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

If any musical artists are missing from this Profile Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (38 items)

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2nd II None is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop 2nd II None is a rap group from Compton, California. It consist of cousins KK and Gangsta D.

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52nd Street is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music 52nd Street were a British jazz-funk and R&B band formed in Manchester in late 1980. Throughout the 1980s the group enjoyed success not only in the UK but also on the Billboard chart in the ...more

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Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Boys Don't Cry are a British pop/rock band known for the hit single "I Wanna Be a Cowboy", which peaked at No. 12 on the Hot 100 in 1986 and charted around the world. They are ...more

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Camp Lo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Camp Lo is an American hip hop duo, formed in 1995, which hails from The Bronx, New York. The duo consists of rappers Sonny Cheeba and Geechi Suede, both of Muslim upbringing. The duo is perhaps ...more

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Caveman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Caveman Hip hop music Caveman was a British hip hop group originally from High Wycombe, England, consisting of MCM, the Principal, and Diamond J. They were the first British hip hop group to be signed to a major U.S. ...more

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Cutty Ranks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Dancehall, Reggae Philip Thomas, better known as Cutty Ranks is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall musician.

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Dana Dane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Dana McLeese better known by his stage name Dana Dane, is an American hip hop recording artist known for performance of humorous lyrics and for his fashion sense.

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Derek B is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Derek Boland, better known by his stage name Derek B, was a British rapper. His most commercially successful releases were "Goodgroove" and "Bad Young Brother" in 1988.

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Jazzy Joyce is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazzy Joyce Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues DJ Jazzy Joyce is an American hip hop DJ and producer on New York City's radio station Hot 97. She is best known for her collaboration with rapper Sweet Tee on the 1986 single "It's My ...more

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DJ Quik is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rock music, G-funk David Marvin Blake, better known by his stage name DJ Quik, is an American rapper, actor, and record producer. According to Quik himself, his stage name reflects his ability to produce records ...more

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Harley Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Harley Frances Flanagan is a founding member and former bassist of the hardcore punk band Cro-Mags. At age 12, Flanagan was the drummer for The Stimulators. When he was nine, Flanagan published ...more

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Jammin' Unit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid techno, Techno

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Jason Mizell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap Jason William Mizell, better known by his stage name Jam Master Jay, was an American musician and rapper. He was the DJ of the influential hip hop group Run–D.M.C. During the 1980s, Run-D.M.C. ...more

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Jay Tee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Jay Tee James Trujillo, better known by his stage name Jay Tee, is a rapper, songwriter and producer from Vallejo, CA. He has been a part of the city's scene since the early 1990s as the lead member of ...more

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Joe Henry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional music, Folk music, Jazz Joseph Lee "Joe" Henry is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and Grammy award winning producer. He has released 13 studio albums and produced multiple recordings for other

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K-Rob is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
K-Rob Hip hop music Malik Johnson, better known as K-Rob, is an American rapper, most famous for providing vocals for "Beat Bop" with Rammellzee in 1983 and "I'm a Homeboy", a single under his ...more

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Leeway is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Metalcore Leeway is a crossover thrash band formed in Astoria, New York, USA in 1984 by guitarist A.J. Novello and vocalist Eddie Sutton under the name The Unruled. They played alongside groups such as ...more

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Lugo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Blues ballad Nephew of Puerto Rican American Philanthropist and National Baseball Hero Roberto Clemente Walker, Nuyorican Recording Artist Lugo began his career at the legendary Apollo Theatre an Undefeated ...more

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Murphy's Law is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Reggae, Skate punk Murphy's Law is an American hardcore punk band from New York City, New York, formed in 1982. While vocalist Jimmy Gestapo remains the only founding member of the band, in the past the line-up ...more

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N2Deep is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Rap rock N2Deep is a Chicano rap group from Vallejo, California best known for their 1992 hit single "Back to the Hotel."

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Nine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Nine is the stage name of Derrick Keyes, an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. He also been known as 9MM or Nine Double M. Known for his harsh, gravelly flow and ...more

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Paul Hardcastle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Electro Paul Hardcastle is an English composer, musician, and multi-instrumentalist. Although he specializes in the synthesizer, he can also play multiple instruments.

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Pete Marriott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Electronic music Pete Marriott is an American music producer and musician. Marriott was born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.

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Peter and the Test Tube Babies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk pathetique, Punk rock Peter and the Test Tube Babies are a punk rock band that was formed in the small town of Peacehaven, England in 1978 by Del Strangefish and Peter Bywaters. Due to their humorous tongue-in-cheek ...more

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Plasmatics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Punk rock The Plasmatics were an American punk band formed by Yale University art school graduate Rod Swenson with Wendy O. Williams. The band was a controversial group known for wild live shows that ...more

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Poor Righteous Teachers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Poor Righteous Teachers is a hip hop group from Trenton, New Jersey, founded in 1989. Often referred to as PRT by its fans, Poor Righteous Teachers is known as a pro-Black conscious hip hop ...more

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Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock were a hip-hop duo from Harlem, New York who were best known for their hit "It Takes Two", a single that was a top 40 hit and has been certified platinum by ...more

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Rock Master Scott & The Dynami... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three Hip hop music Rock Master Scott & the Dynamic Three was an old school rap group best known for the singles "The Roof Is on Fire" and "Request Line", both of which have been sampled by ...more

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Run–D.M.C. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop Run–D.M.C. is an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jam Master Jay. The group is widely acknowledged as one of the ...more

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Sluggy Ranks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Sluggy Ranks Andrew Phillip Gregory, better known as Sluggy Ranks, was a Jamaican dancehall singer who was a major part of the New York dancehall scene.

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Smoothe Da Hustler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Smoothe Da Hustler Hip hop music Damon Smith, better known as Smoothe da Hustler is an American rapper who was signed to Profile Records in the mid-1990s. Smoothe came to prominence in 1995 with his debut single "Broken ...more

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Special Ed is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip Hop Special Ed is the performing name of Edward Archer, an American hip hop musician of Jamaican descent. Hailing from Brooklyn in New York City, he was raised in Flatbush before moving to Canarsie, ...more

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Steely & Clevie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Steely & Clevie Dancehall Steely & Clevie was a Jamaican dancehall reggae production duo which consisted of members Wycliffe Johnson and Cleveland Browne. The duo worked with artists such as the Specials, Gregory ...more

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Sweet Tee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Sweet Tee is an American rapper, who was signed to MCA Records in the 1980s. She scored minor chart success with her debut album, It's Tee Time, which peaked at #31 on the US Billboard R&B ...more

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The Accelerators is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rockabilly, Power pop The Accelerators were a rock 'n roll band from Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. They were formed in 1982 by singer/guitarist Gerald Duncan, and released five albums.

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Uncle Slam is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Heavy metal Uncle Slam was an American crossover thrash band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1984 under the name The Brood. They were influenced by punk rock bands of the '80s like Suicidal ...more

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The Cucumbers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
The Cucumbers Power pop The Cucumbers are a band from New Jersey founded in Hoboken in the early 1980s by husband-and-wife duo Jon Fried and Deena Shoshkes. Their first song, "My Boyfriend", became a hit on ...more

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The Nils is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Profile Records Complete Artist Roster
The Nils Punk rock Formed in 1978 by Alex Soria The Nils’ popularity began in 1982 upon the release of a 5 song demo entitled “Now”. In 1983, they played Montreal’s legendary venue The Spectrum; once with The ...more