Bands/Musicians Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster

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

This list below has a variety of artists in it, from Queen Latifah to Coolio.

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2XL is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music

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808 State is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Neurofunk, Rave music 808 State are an English electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine and their common state of mind. They were formed by Graham ...more

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Above the Law is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk Above the Law is a hip hop group from Pomona, California, founded in 1989 by Cold 187um, Laylaw, KMG the Illustrator, Go Mack, and DJ Total K-Oss

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Afrika Bambaataa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Disco, Electro Kevin Donovan, better known by the stage name Afrika Bambaataa, is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York. He is notable for releasing a series of genre-defining electro tracks in the ...more

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Amber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Dance-pop Marie-Claire "Amber" Cremers is a Dutch-born German singer, songwriter, label owner and executive producer. She is best known for her hits "This Is Your Night," "If You ...more

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Antoine
Urban contemporary, New jack swing, Quiet storm Antoine "T.C.D." Lundy was a member and principal singer of the 1980s contemporary R&B group Force MDs, whose other members included his brother Stevie D, their uncle Jesse Lee ...more

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Apache is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
East Coast hip hop Anthony Peaks, better known as Apache, was an American rapper. Apache emerged from New Jersey in the late 1980s as a front man for the Flavor Unit, a hip-hop group. He first appeared on the ...more

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Arthur Baker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Old-school hip hop, Electro, Electronic music Arthur Baker is an American record producer and DJ best known for his work with hip hop artists like Afrika Bambaataa, Planet Patrol, and the British group New Order. Arthur Baker's songs are ...more

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The Medicine Men is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Dirty rap The Medicine Men, formerly known as Beats by the Pound, is a Louisiana-based American music production team made up of four men. The group is composed of the former In-house super production ...more

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Big Noyd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music TaJuan Perry, better known as Big Noyd, is an American emcee from the Queensbridge projects in the New York City borough of Queens. He is closely affiliated with Mobb Deep, and he is featured on ...more

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Blake Lewis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop Blake Colin Lewis is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol. His major label debut album A.D.D. was released on December 4, 2007 ...more

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Boiler Room is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Alternative metal, Hard rock Boiler Room was a nu metal band who formed in 1996. The band, featuring vocalist Chris Lino, guitarist Rob Caggiano, bassist James Meselsohn, and drummer Mike Meselsohn toured through their ...more

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Broadcast is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Indietronica, Neo-psychedelia Broadcast are an indie electronic band, founded in Birmingham, England. Original members were Trish Keenan, Roj Stevens, Tim Felton and James Cargill. Various drummers played with the band, ...more

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Cajjmere Wray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Electronic music, Electro house Cajjmere Wray is a Canadian producer, DJ and remixer from Toronto. He is known for a variety of his original and remix productions. He has remixed for many major recording artists including: ...more

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Capone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro hop Kiam Akasi Holley, better known by his stage name Capone, is an American hip hop recording artist from Queens, New York City. He is best known as one half of the East Coast hip hop duo ...more

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Capone-N-Noreaga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop Capone-N-Noreaga is an American hip hop duo formed in 1995, from Queens, New York City, New York. The duo is composed of East Coast rappers Capone and Noreaga.

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Cold 187um is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk Gregory Fernan Hutchinson, better known by his stage names Big Hutch and Cold 187 um, is a rapper and producer, and the lead act of the rap group Above the Law. He is signed to WestWorld ...more

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Coolio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap Artis Leon Ivey Jr., better known by the stage name Coolio, is an American musician, rapper, chef, actor, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid 1990's with his ...more

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D.I.T.C. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music The Diggin' in the Crates Crew, also known as D.I.T.C., was a New York-based hip-hop group, deriving its name from the art of seeking out records to sample for production. Its members have ...more

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De La Soul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York. The band is best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the evolution of the ...more

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Defari is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Duane Johnson, Jr., also known as Defari, is a West Coast hip hop artist. Primarily, he is a solo artist, additionally he is a member of the Likwit Junkies, a rap duo with DJ Babu of Dilated ...more

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Digital Underground is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, West Coast hip hop Digital Underground was an alternative hip hop group from Oakland, California. Their personnel changed and rotated with each album and tour. Digital Underground's leader and mainstay was Greg ...more

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DJ Riddler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic dance music, Dance music DJ Riddler also known as The Riddler is an American dance DJ, producer and remixer on New York City's WKTU 103.5FM, WHTZ 100.3FM, on Portland's KKRZ 100.3FM and on KKHH "Hot 95.7 FM" ...more

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Double Dee + Steinski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Double Dee + Steinski Double Dee and Steinski was a duo of hip hop producers, composed of Doug "Double Dee" DiFranco and Steven "Steinski" Stein. They achieved notoriety in the early 1980s for a ...more

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Everlast is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rock music, Country rap Erik Francis Schrody, known by his stage name Everlast, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, known for his solo hit "What It's Like" and as the front-man for rap group House ...more

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Fannypack is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Electro, Electronic music FannyPack was a New York City-based electronic/hip hop group that was formed in 2002 by music producers Matt Goias and "Fancy". The band featured vocals by Jessibel Suthiwong, Belinda ...more

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Graham Massey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid house, Intelligent dance music, Electronica Graham Massey was a member of experimental jazz rock group Biting Tongues once signed to Factory Records. By 1988 he was a founding member of the British band, 808 State, formed in Manchester, ...more

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Handsome Boy Modeling School is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Handsome Boy Modeling School Hip hop music Handsome Boy Modeling School was a collaborative project between renowned hip hop producers Dan the Automator and Prince Paul. The collaboration lasted between 1999 and 2006 and resulted in two ...more

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Jerry Calliste, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electro Jerry Calliste Jr., also known as Hashim, is an American entrepreneur, music industry executive producer, songwriter, record producer, music publisher and former DJ who is best known for the ...more

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Hi-C is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop rap, West Coast hip hop Hi-C is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California. He is perhaps best known for his collaborations with DJ Quik and AMG.

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House of Pain is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rock music, Funk House of Pain is an American hip hop group who released three albums in the 1990s before lead rapper Everlast left to pursue his solo career. The group's name is a reference to the H.G. Wells ...more

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Hunter Valentine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Pop rock, Alternative rock Hunter Valentine is an alternative rock band formed in 2004 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Hunter Valentine has a moderate fan base in southern Ontario.

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Information Society is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Information Society is an American band originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, initially active from 1982 to 1997, primarily consisting of Kurt Harland, Paul Robb, and James Cassidy; the latter ...more

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Ivan Wilzig is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Rock music Ivan L. Wilzig, also known as Sir Ivan or Peaceman, is a recording artist and songwriter who is best known for his pop-dance remakes of 1960s and early 1970s peace songs, including, but not ...more

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Jigmastas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz rap, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop Jigmastas are an East Coast underground hip hop group based in Brooklyn. The group consists of DJ Spinna and MC Kriminul.

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Jocelyn Enriquez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music Jocelyn Enriquez is a dance-pop singer from San Francisco. She is of Filipino descent; her parents are from the province of Pangasinan. She graduated from Pinole Valley High School in 1993.

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Junior Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
House music Junior Vasquez, is an American club DJ and remixer/producer.

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Louis Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, House music Louis Sharpe, better known by his stage names K7 or Kayel, is a Puerto-Rican-American musician and pop-oriented hip-hop emcee . From the U.S., K7 is the frontman of the Latin freestyle group ...more

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Kelvin Mercer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap music Kelvin Mercer is a rapper, producer, and one-third of the hip hop trio De La Soul. He is known more famously by his alias Posdnuos, or simply Pos. He was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up ...more

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Kim Burrell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Kimberly Burrell is an American gospel singer from Houston, Texas. She calls her musical style jazz gospel. Though she is comparatively new to the gospel music industry, having only performed ...more

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Kristine W is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Dance-pop, Hi-NRG, Electronic dance music Kristine Weitz known by the stage name of Kristine W, is an American singer-songwriter. She has released seven albums. In 2004, The Advocate stated that she had helped shape the nightlife of the ...more

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L.V. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, West Coast hip hop Larry Sanders, better known by his stage name L.V., is an American winning R&B singer. He is best known for his collaboration with rapper Coolio on the Grammy Award-winning single, ...more

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Leors Dimants is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music Leor Dimant better known as DJ Lethal, is a turntablist and producer and is best known for his position of DJ in the rap metal band Limp Bizkit for fifteen years, which he departed in 2012. He ...more

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LeShaun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
LeShaun Hip hop music Le'Shaun Williams is a female rapper who is known best for creating songs of explicit nature long before it was acceptable to do so. Way ahead of her time she wrote songs that dealt with issues ...more

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LFO is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid house, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music LFO was a British electronic music act on the Warp Records label. LFO were pioneers of the bass-heavy techno, IDM, and acid house music of the late 1980s to mid-1990s. Originally, the group was ...more

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Lord Finesse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop Lord Finesse is a hip-hop artist and producer, from The Bronx, New York, best known as the leader of the D.I.T.C. crew. About.com ranked him number 29 on its list of the Top-50 Hip-Hop

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Lovage is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Downtempo, Lounge music Lovage is a collaborative project headed by Dan the Automator, under his pseudonym "Nathaniel Merriweather". The album is called Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By, which was ...more

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Lucas Silveira is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk music Lucas Silveira is a Canadian vocalist, guitarist and songwriter who performs in the rock band The Cliks. He is a transgender man.

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Manny Lehman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
House music Manny Lehman is a house music DJ and producer. In addition to his production and DJ work, Lehman is one of the most requested remixers presently, transforming many songs into club hits. Born to ...more

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Masters At Work is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Tommy Boy Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, House music, Garage house Masters at Work is the house-garage production and remix team of "Little" Louie Vega and Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez. They first worked together using the name, which had been ...more