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Shady Records Complete Artist Roster

Updated June 14, 2019 35.7k views32 items

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

Artists on this list include Eminem and 50 Cent.

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

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  • 1

    50 Cent

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsGet Rich or Die Tryin', Get Rich or Die Tryin' / The Massacre, Street King Immortal, Power of the Dollar, Before I Self Destruct

    Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television producer, entrepreneur and investor. Born in the South...  more

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  • 2

    Ace Hood

    Hip hop music, Rap music

    AlbumsGutta, Ace Won't Fold, Trials & Tribulations, Ruthless, Blood

    Antoine McColister (born May 11, 1988), better known by his stage name Ace Hood, is an American rapper. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida and raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He was formerly...  more

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  • 3

    Bad Meets Evil

    Hip hop music, Horrorcore

    AlbumsHell: The Sequel, Nuttin' to Do, Fast Lane, Lighters, Scary Movies

    Bad Meets Evil is an American hip hop duo consisting of rappers Royce da 5'9" and Eminem. Bad Meets Evil was formed in 1997 thanks to the duo's mutual friend, Proof. It was formed after Royce...  more

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  • 4

    Bass Brothers

    Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues
    Bass Brothers is the professional name for the team of Mark and Jeff Bass, the Detroit producers responsible for grooming Eminem in his early days and collaborating on much of his subsequent music....  more
  • 5

    Bobby Creekwater

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsRevenge, Anthem of the Streets, The B.C. Era Deuce EP, The Day It All Made Sense

    Antoine Rogers, better known by his stage name Bobby Creekwater, is an American rapper and hip-hop producer from Atlanta, Georgia who is a former member of Shady Records....  more
  • 6


    Hip hop music

    AlbumsThese Streets EP

    Karnail Pitts (born January 5, 1977) was an American rapper associated with the collective D12. He was famously murdered after an argument at a 1999 picnic escalated into a gunfight....  more
  • 7


    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsThe County Hound EP, Six-Point Stars & Cocked Hats, The Art of Dying, Euthanasia LP, Forks & Six Point Stars

    Ramone Johnson, better known by his stage name Cashis (stylized as Ca$his), is an American rapper who was born and raised in Chicago, but moved to Irvine, California. He was most notably featured on...  more

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  • 8

    Crooked I

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

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

    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 the...  more


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  • 9


    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

    AlbumsDevil's Night, D12 World, Return of the Dozen, The Underground EP, Shit on You

    D12, an initialism for the Dirty Dozen, was an American hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan. D12 has had chart-topping albums in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. D12 was formed in...  more

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  • 10

    DJ Green Lantern

    Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsWe Major, Invasion Part 3: Countdown To Armageddon, Beanie Sigel Public Enemy #1, New World Order, Invasion

    James D'Agostino (born July 7, 1975), professionally known as DJ Green Lantern, is an Italian hip hop disc Jockey (DJ) and music producer from Rochester, New York. In 2002, D'Agostino was signed by...  more
  • 11

    DJ Head

    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop
    Kevin Bell (born September 12, 1971), professionally known as DJ Head, is a three-time Grammy Award winning hip-hop producer and DJ from Detroit, Michigan. He's best known for producing and...  more
  • 12


    Hip hop

    AlbumsThe Marshall Mathers LP, The Slim Shady LP, The Eminem Show, Infinite, Recovery

    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 producer,...  more

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  • 13


    Hip hop music

    AlbumsThe Dynasty, 10she, The Best of Albarap

    Etnon or Etno Engjujt is an Albanian hip hop group from Pristina, Kosovo. The group is made up of two artists, Genc Prelvukaj and Milot Hasangjekaj, who are both of ethnic Albanian Kosovans. Their...  more
  • 14


    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsBeg for Mercy, No Mercy, No Fear, 50 Cent Is the Future, T·O·S (Terminate on Sight)

    G-Unit (short for Guerilla Unit) is an American hip hop group formed by longtime friends and East Coast rappers 50 Cent, Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks. After releasing a string of mixtapes in the early...  more
  • 15

    Joe Budden

    Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

    AlbumsJoe Budden, Halfway House, The Growth, Padded Room, No Love Lost

    Joseph Anthony Budden II (born August 31, 1980) is an American broadcaster, songwriter and former rapper. Budden began rapping in 1999 and his eponymous debut studio album was released in 2003,...  more


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  • 16

    Joell Ortiz

    Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

    AlbumsThe Brick, Road Kill, Free Agent, Farewell Summer EP, House Slippers

    Joell Christopher Ortiz (born July 6, 1980) is an American rapper and a member of the now defunct group Slaughterhouse. Ortiz grew up in the Cooper Park Houses in the East Williamsburg section of...  more


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  • 17

    Kon Artis

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsPorter Chops Glasper, Po Folks Mixtape

    Denaun M. Porter (born December 7, 1978), better known by his stage names Mr. Porter, Kon Artis, and Denaun (often stylized as dEnAuN), is an American music producer, singer, songwriter, and rapper....  more
  • 18


    Hip hop music
    Von Carlisle, better known as Kuniva, is an American recording artist best known for his work with Detroit hip-hop group D12. The six members of D12 created alter-egos to make up a dozen...  more
  • 19

    Obie Trice

    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop

    AlbumsCheers, Second Round's On Me, Special Reserve, Bottoms Up, Drama Setter (feat. Eminem & Obie Trice)

    Obie Trice III (born November 14, 1977) is an American rapper and songwriter. Trice formed his own record label, Black Market Entertainment, after leaving Shady Records. He does not use a stage name...  more

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  • 20

    Paul Rosenberg

    Hip hop music, Rock music
    Paul D. Rosenberg (born August 1, 1971) is an American music manager, known for his association with hip hop artists Eminem, The Knux, DJ AM, Action Bronson, and pop punk band Blink-182.....  more
  • 21


    Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

    AlbumsSearching for Jerry Garcia, Grown Man Shit, I Miss the Hip Hop Shop, Time A Tell

    DeShaun Dupree Holton (October 2, 1973 – April 11, 2006), known professionally as Proof, was an American rapper and actor from Detroit, Michigan. During his career, he was a member of the groups 5...  more


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  • 22

    Ray J

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsRaydiation, This Ain't a Game, Everything You Want, All I Feel, Raydiation 2

    William Raymond Norwood Jr. (born January 17, 1981), known professionally as Ray J, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, television personality, actor, and entrepreneur. Born in McComb,...  more

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  • 23


    Hip hop music

    AlbumsMuddy Waters, Whut? Thee Album, Doc's da Name 2000, Blackout!, Red Gone Wild: Thee Album

    Reginald Noble (born April 17, 1970), better known by his stage name Redman, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer, and actor. He rose to fame in the early 1990s as an artist on the Def Jam...  more

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  • 24


    Hip hop music, Dirty rap

    AlbumsRockstar, Hanni Cap Circus, Blue Cheese & Coney Island, Attack of the Weirdos, Friday Night at St. Andrews

    Rufus Arthur Johnson (born July 5, 1976), better known by his stage name Bizarre, is an American rapper, best known for his work with the Detroit-based hip hop group D12....  more


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  • 25

    Royce da 5'9"

    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop

    AlbumsRock City, Street Hop, Death Is Certain, Lost and Found, The Bar Exam 3: The Most Interesting Man

    Ryan Daniel Montgomery (born July 5, 1977), better known by his stage name Royce da 5'9", is an American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for his longtime association with Eminem as well as...  more


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