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Shady Records Complete Artist Roster

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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?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Shady Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (32 items)
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50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
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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Ace Hood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap music, Contemporary R&B
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 ...more

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Bad Meets Evil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
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 ...more

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Bass Brothers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock
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 ...more
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Bobby Creekwater is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
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.
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Bugz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
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.
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Ca$his is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop
Ramone Johnson, better known by his stage name Cashis (stylized as Ca$his), is an American rapper who was born and raised in Chicago, but moved to Irvine, California. He was most notably ...more
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Crooked I is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Crooked I
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
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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D12 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore
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 ...more

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DJ Green Lantern is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues
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 ...more
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DJ Head is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
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
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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Shady 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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Etnon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Etnon
Hip hop music
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. ...more
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G-Unit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
G-Unit
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap
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 ...more
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Joe Budden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Joe Budden
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop
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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Joell Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Joell Ortiz
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop
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 ...more

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Kon Artis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
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 ...more

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Kuniva is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
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

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Obie Trice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop
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 ...more

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Paul Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Paul Rosenberg
Hip hop music, Rock music, Electro
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..
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Proof is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Proof
Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop
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 ...more

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Ray J is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B
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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Redman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music
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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Bizarre is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Bizarre
Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Horrorcore
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.

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Royce da 5'9" is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Shady Records Complete Artist Roster
Royce da 5'9"
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop
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 ...more

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