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.

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

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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