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So So Def Recordings Complete Artist Roster

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List of So So Def Recordings artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This So So Def Recordings roster includes both past and present artists. Popular So So Def Recordings 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 So So Def Recordings 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 So So Def Recordings.

List artists range from Bow Wow to Omarion.

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

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  • 1


    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsFeelin' You, A Girl Can Mack, 3LW, Naughty or Nice, No More (Baby I'Ma Do Right)

    3LW (initialism of "3 Little Women") was an American girl group that enjoyed a number of modest hits during the early 2000s. Its founding members were Adrienne Bailon, Kiely Williams, and Naturi...  more


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  • 2

    Adrienne Bailon

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsAdrienne Bailon

    Adrienne Eliza Houghton (née Bailon; born October 24, 1983) is an American singer, actress and talk show host. She is a former member of girl groups such as 3LW and The Cheetah Girls. Since 2014,...  more

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  • 3

    Anthony Hamilton

    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsComin' from Where I'm From, Ain't Nobody Worryin', Soulife, Comin' From Where I'm From, XTC

    Anthony Cornelius Hamilton (born January 28, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin' from Where I'm From...  more

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    #177 of 252 The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time#5 of 93 The Best Neo Soul Artists

  • 4

    Blinky Blink

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsMake Me Wanna Sing/Love Zone, Take Me There

    Michael Foster, known professionally as Blinky Blink, is a rapper and member of the New York-based hip-hop group Harlem World....  more
  • 5

    Bone Crusher

    Hip hop music, Disco

    AlbumsAttenCHUN!, Release the Beast, Get Up On It, Free, Never Scared

    Wayne Hardnett Jr. (born August 23, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia), professionally known as Bonecrusher, is a rapper, producer, actor, and activist. At the height of his career in 2003, his debut album,...  more

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  • 6

    Bow Wow

    Hip hop music, Pop rap

    AlbumsFace Off, New Jack City II, Wanted, The Price of Fame, Unleashed

    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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  • 7

    Bryan-Michael Cox

    Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B
    Bryan-Michael Paul Cox (born December 1, 1977), is an American record producer and songwriter who is notable for his extensive work with multiple platinum-selling artists including Usher, Mariah...  more
  • 8

    Da Brat

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsFunkdafied, Unrestricted, Miss P., Limelite, Luv & Niteclubz

    Shawntae Harris (born April 14, 1974), better known by her stage name Da Brat, is an American rapper and actress from Chicago, IL. Beginning her career in 1992, her debut album Funkdafied (1994)...  more

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  • 9

    Daz Dillinger

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsGame for Sale, This Is the Life I Lead, Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta LP, Long Beach 2 Fillmoe, So So Gangsta

    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 a...  more


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  • 10

    Dem Franchize Boyz

    Hip hop music, Snap music

    AlbumsOur World, Our Way, On Top of Our Game, Dem Franchize Boyz, Talkin' Out da Side of Ya Neck

    Dem Franchize Boyz was an American rap group from Atlanta signed to E1 Music. The group had four members: Parlae (born Maurice Gleaton), Pimpin' (Jamal Willingham), Jizzal Man (Bernard Leverette),...  more

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    #65 of 178 The Best Rappers From Atlanta#17 of 30 The Best Rappers with Boy in Their Names

  • 11

    DJ Felli Fel

    Hip hop music, Electro hop

    AlbumsFiner Things, Go DJ!, Boomerang, Feel It, Get Buck in Here

    James Andrew Corrine, better known by his stage name DJ Felli Fel is a club and radio DJ for L.A.'s Power 106, record producer, and a recording artist recently signed to So So Def/Island Urban Music....  more
  • 12


    Hip Hop, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsDondria vs. Phatfffat

    Dondria Nicole Fields (born January 6, 1987), better known by her stage name Dondria Nicole, is an American R&B singer, currently signed to So So Def Recordings. Before getting signed, Dondria was...  more
  • 13

    Ghost Town DJ’s

    Hip hop music, Electronic music

    AlbumsFrantic, My Boo

    Ghost Town DJ's was an African-American hip-hop music group who recorded the 1996 hit, "My Boo". The song was influenced by Miami bass and was a big hit on Miami's Y100 and Power 96....  more
  • 14

    Git Fresh

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsDeep Side, Eat It Up, Booty Music, She Be Like (Bom Bom Bom), Git Fresh

    Git Fresh (formerly known as Deep Side) is an American R&B and hip hop group based in Miami, Florida. They are currently signed to Island Def Jam. The group was initially composed of Rude Boi, Pretti...  more
  • 15


    Dancehall, Reggae

    AlbumsChoices, My Name Is Gyptian, Hold You, Revelations, I Can Feel Your Pain

    Windel Beneto Edwards (born 25 October 1983), better known by his stage name Gyptian, is a Jamaican reggae singer. He often appears with roots reggae songs within the reggae subgenre dancehall....  more

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  • 16

    Hell Rell

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsGuilty By Association, For the Hell of It, Gun Clap, Hard as Hell, Black Mask Black Gloves: The Ruga Edition

    Durrell Mohammad (born May 3, 1979), better known by his stage name Hell Rell, is an American rap artist....  more
  • 17

    Hot Dollar

    Hip hop music
    Hot Dollar (born Leon Gray) is a rapper born in Chicago, Illinois, raised in Hattisburg, Mississippi and based in Compton, California. He's best known for his 2007 single "Two Steppin' (Streets on...  more
  • 18


    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop

    AlbumsHood Hop 2, Hood Hop, J-Kwon, Hood Hop 2.5, Fresh Azimiz

    Jerrell C. Jones (born March 28, 1986), better known by his stage name J-Kwon, is an American rapper from St. Louis best known for his 2004 rap single "Tipsy," which rose to number 2 in 2004....  more

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  • 19

    Jagged Edge

    Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

    AlbumsHard, Jagged Little Thrill, The Remedy, J.E. Heartbreak, A Jagged Era

    Jagged Edge is an American R&B group signed through Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings. Their biggest hit singles are "Let's Get Married" and "Where the Party At", many of which were produced by...  more
  • 20

    Jermaine Dupri

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    Albums12 Soulful Nights of Christmas, Part 1, Young, Fly & Flashy, Vol. 1

    Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and record executive. He was born in Asheville, North Carolina and was raised in Atlanta. He has...  more

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  • 21

    Jim Jones

    Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

    AlbumsHustler's P.O.M.E., On My Way to Church, Harlem: Diary of a Summer, Pray IV Reign, Dipset Christmas

    Joseph Guillermo Jones II (born July 15, 1976), better known by his stage name Jim Jones (formerly Jimmy Jones), is an American rapper and music video director. Jones, an original member of hip hop...  more


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  • 22

    Johntá Austin

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsOcean Drive: The Mixtape, Turn It Up: The Mixtape, Ocean Drive II: The Mixtape, Love, Sex & Religion

    Johntá Austin ( jon-TAY; born June 28, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, vocalist and rapper, signed to Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings. He is known for collaborating...  more
  • 23

    Juelz Santana

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsWhat the Game's Been Missing!, Run It!, I Can't Feel My Face, A Tribute to Bad Santa Starring Mike Epps, My Face Can’t Be Felt

    LaRon Louis James (born February 18, 1982), better known by his stage name Juelz Santana, is an American rapper and actor. He is from the Harlem neighborhood in New York City, and is a member of East...  more

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  • 24

    Kiely Williams

    Hip hop music, Synthpop
    Kiely Alexis Williams (born July 9, 1986) is an American singer, rapper, dancer, actress, and songwriter. She is known for being a member of former girl groups The Cheetah Girls and 3LW, as well as...  more

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    #127 of 233 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time#190 of 232 The Best Latin Pop Artists

  • 25

    Kris Kross

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsTotally Krossed Out, Young, Rich & Dangerous, Da Bomb, It’s a Shame

    Kris Kross was an American hip hop duo formed in the early 1990s that consisted of Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith. The duo was discovered by Jermaine Dupri in 1991 and hit...  more

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