Bands/Musicians Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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Calvin Richardson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Jazz Calvin Richardson is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter. In 1999, he released his debut solo album Country Boy.

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Christopher Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B, New jack swing Christopher Williams born Troy Christopher Williams on August 22, 1967, in The Bronx, New York, U.S. is an American R&B singer and actor.

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Crucial Conflict is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop, Gangsta rap Crucial Conflict is a Chicago hip hop group best known for its 1996 single "Hay" and "Scummy". When the hit "Hay" was released, it dramatically improved the sales

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Dig is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Shoegazing, Rock music, Grunge Dig is an American alternative rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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Edward Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Edward "DJ Eddie F" Ferrell is the co-founder, partner, and DJ of the Uptown Records rap group Heavy D & the Boyz. Ferrell is a producer, arranger, songwriter, executive and ...more

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Factory 81 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Rapcore, Heavy metal Factory 81 was an American nu metal band from Detroit, Michigan. Formed in 1997, the band was active until 2003.

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Freaky Tah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Rap music Raymond Rogers, better known as Freaky Tah, was an MC, hype man and promoter. Freaky Tah was a member of a hip hop group called the Lost Boyz, together with Mr. Cheeks, DJ Spigg Nice, and Pretty

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Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing Guy is an American hip hop, R&B and soul band, most closely associated with the new jack swing style of the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Heavy D is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing Dwight Errington Myers, better known as Heavy D, was a Jamaican-born American rapper, record producer, singer, actor, and former leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, a hip hop group which included ...more

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Jodeci is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing Jodeci, also known as, The Bad Boys of R&B, is an American R&B quartet. Possessed with a singing style that integrates R&B, soul, gospel, and new jack swing genres; they enjoyed ...more

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Lost Boyz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Lost Boyz is a hip hop group from South Jamaica, Queens, New York City. The original group members were lead MC Mr. Cheeks, backup MC and promoter Freaky Tah, DJ Spigg Nice and Pretty Lou.

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Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Mary Jane Blige is an American singer, songwriter, model, record producer, and actress. Starting her career as a background singer on Uptown Records in 1989, Blige released her first album, ...more

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McGruff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
McGruff Hip hop music Herbert Brown, better known by his stage name McGruff is an American Hip hop recording artist from Harlem, New York City, New York. Brown started rapping in his early teens. He embarked on his ...more

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Pete Marriott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Electronic music Pete Marriott is an American music producer and musician. Marriott was born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.

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Sean Combs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969),[1] currently known by his stage name Diddy, is an American record producer, rapper, actor, and men's fashion designer. He won three Grammy Awards and two ...more

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Shae Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Shae Jones Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing Shae Jones is an American R&B singer born on July 27, 1978, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was discovered in the late 1990s by R&B star Montell Jordan, who liked the fact that her voice ...more

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Soul for Real is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Pop music, Electronic dance music Soul for Real is an R&B group from Wheatley Heights, New York, currently living in Atlanta, Georgia made up of brothers Andre aka KD, Brian aka Bri, Christopher aka Choc, and Jason ...more

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Spin Doctors is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Pop rock Spin Doctors is an American rock band formed in New York City, best known for their early 1990s hits, "Two Princes", and "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong", which peaked on the ...more

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Terence Dudley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop music, Reggae Terence Dudley is an American hip hop record songwriter/producer. A native of Jamaica, New York City, Dudley's songwriting/producing credits have helped sell over 60 million CDs, downloads, ...more

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The Crusaders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Garage rock, Psychedelic rock The Crusaders was a Southern Californian garage rock band, whose 1966 album Make a Joyful Noise with Drums and Guitars is considered one of the first gospel rock releases, or even "the ...more

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The Love Exchange is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
The Love Exchange The Love Exchange was short-lived psychedelic rock band best known for their single "Swallow the Sun" released in 1967. 16 year-old Bonnie Blunt was lead singer. They were signed by ...more

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The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper. Wallace was raised in the Brooklyn borough of New York ...more

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The Transitions is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Grunge, Acoustic music The Transitions were an R&B group formed in the early 2000s in the USA. They were signed to the record label Universal Music Group. The group was hand-picked by veteran R&B artist ...more

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Tracey Lee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Tracey Lee Hip hop music Tracey Lee is an American rapper and lawyer. He became known in 1997 when his single "The Theme" had some commercial success. His debut album Many Facez followed on March 25, 1997. ...more

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Trouble T Roy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Uptown Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Troy Dixon, better known as Trouble T Roy, was a hip-hop dancer and rapper with the successful group Heavy D and the Boyz from 1987 until 1990. On July 15, 1990, at the age of 22, Dixon was ...more