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Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster

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

List artists range from Eminem to Mos Def.

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

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Akrobatik is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Jared Bridgeman, better known by his stage name Akrobatik, is an American rapper from the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. He is also a part of the hip hop collective named The ...more
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Atllas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Atllas Hip hop music
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Big L is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
Lamont Coleman (May 30, 1974 – February 15, 1999), known professionally as Big L, was an American rapper. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most lyrical rappers of all time, and ...more

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Black Star is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
Black Star is an American hip hop duo formed in 1997, from Brooklyn, New York City, New York. The duo is composed of rappers Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli. They released a number of singles and one ...more

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Company Flow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Company Flow is an American underground hip hop group from Brooklyn, New York City at one time associated with the independent record label Rawkus Records. Rapper/producer El-P and DJ/producer ...more
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Custom Made is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop
Custom Made is an American hip hop trio from Los Angeles, California known for their hardcore reality based mixtape series, Street Cinema. They were key players in helping to establish a mixtape ...more
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Da Beatminerz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Da Beatminerz are a hip-hop production crew from Bushwick, Brooklyn, and are known for their dark, gritty sound that is very popular with the underground hip-hop scene.
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Alex Posell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
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Donnie Lewis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Shaqwan Donnie Lewis, (born June 2, 1974) also known as Skillz, or Mad Skillz is an American rapper known for his acclaimed 1996 album From Where???, a reference to his origins in Virginia, not ...more
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Double-O is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Double-O Hip hop music
Michael Aguilar, better known by his stage name Double 0(Double-0), is an American producer, DJ and one half of the acclaimed hip-hop group Kidz in the Hall.
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El-P is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
Jaime Meline (born March 2, 1975), better known by the stage name El-P, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, record producer and record executive. Originally a member of Company Flow, ...more

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (; often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, film ...more

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Kidz in the Hall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Kidz in the Hall is an American hip hop duo from Chicago, Illinois.
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Kool G Rap is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Nathaniel Thomas Wilson (born July 20, 1968), better known by his stage name Kool G Rap (or simply G Rap), is an American rapper from Queens. He began his career in the mid-1980s as one half of ...more

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Mike Scala is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Mike Scala Hip hop music, Rap music
Michael "Mike" Scala, also known as Pizon, is an Italian-American rapper, record producer, and lawyer. He is the son of actor Michael Scala, who played Sally Gaga in Martin Scorsese's ...more
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Mos Def is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music
Yasiin Bey (; born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), better known by his stage name Mos Def (), is an American rapper, singer, actor and activist. Best known for his music, Bey began his ...more

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Mr. J. Medeiros is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Jason Christopher Medeiros better known as Mr. J. Medeiros, is an American rapper, record producer, and songwriter. As well as releasing music under the name, Mr. J. Medeiros, he is responsible ...more
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Naledge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Jabari Miles Evans, better known by his stage name Naledge, is an American rapper and one half of the hip-hop group Kidz in the Hall.
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Panacea is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Underground hip hop
Panacea is an American hip hop duo, formed in 2003 in Washington DC. The duo consists of MC Raw Poetic and producer K-Murdock,. Throughout their musical career, Panacea has had deals with ...more
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Pumpkinhead is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Pumpkinhead Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Underground hip hop
Pumpkinhead is an American rapper and hip hop artist of Latino descent. He grew up in the Park Slope area of Brooklyn, New York with his mother and younger sister. Pumpkinhead started as a bboy ...more
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Reflection Eternal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
Reflection Eternal is an American hip hop duo composed of emcee Talib Kweli and producer Hi-Tek. They released their first album, Train of Thought, in 2000. They have since released a mixtape, ...more
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Talib Kweli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Conscious hip hop
Talib Kweli Greene (; born October 3, 1975) is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and activist. Kweli earned recognition early on through his collaboration with fellow Brooklyn rapper Mos Def, ...more

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The Bad Seed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
The Bad Seed
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The High & Mighty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
The High & Mighty Hip hop music
The High are an English rock group from Manchester, whose sound combines alternative rock with a 1960s pop/psychedelic guitar sound.
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The Last Emperor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rawkus Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
The Last Emperor is the recording name of Jamal Gray, Philadelphia-born hip-hop artist. Gray took his stage name from the Bernardo Bertolucci film epic of the same name (The Last Emperor). He ...more