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The Best Hip Hop Groups Of 2019, Ranked

Updated January 21, 2020 4.3k votes 815 voters 27.4k views15 items

List RulesOnly rap groups releasing new music in 2019.

Updated: check out our list of the best rap groups of 2020!

No solo artists allowed - these are the best rap groups of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including artists releasing new music, this list of 2019 rap groups includes new hip hop collectives, like YBN and Members Only, and some of the greatest hip hop groups of all time, like Wu-Tang Clan and The Roots. Who are the top hip hop groups of 2019?

Vote up the hip hop crews most likely to dominate 2019, and feel free to add any other rap duos or supergroups who belong on this list.  

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    Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group formed in the New York City borough of Staten Island in 1992, originally composed of rapper-producer RZA and rappers GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man,...  more
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    EarthGang (stylized EARTHGANG) is an American hip hop duo from Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers, known by their stage names, Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot. They are co-founders of...  more
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    Brockhampton is a California-based American hip-hop collective, self-described as a "boy band", formed in San Marcos, Texas in 2015. Brockhampton was partially founded on Internet forum KanyeToThe,...  more
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    Migos is an American hip hop group based in Atlanta, Georgia. The group consists of Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset. Members Quavo and Takeoff are uncle and nephew; Offset is Quavo's cousin and also...  more
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    Kids See Ghosts is an American hip hop super-duo composed of musicians Kanye West and Kid Cudi. The duo released their eponymous debut album on June 8, 2018, through GOOD Music....  more
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    YBN, short for Young Boss N***az) is an American hip-hop collective formed by Nick Simmons, who goes by the stage name YBN Nahmir. In 2014, Nahmir met Jay Bradley (Almighty Jay) on Xbox Live,...  more
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    Members Only is an American hip hop collective formed in Broward County, Florida in 2014. It is closely associated with Very Rare, and members of both collectives call themselves VR All-Stars....  more
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    The Roots are an American hip hop band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Roots currently serve as the...  more
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    Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California. Cypress Hill was the first Latino American hip hop recording group to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and platinum and...  more
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    Run the Jewels is an American hip hop duo, formed by rappers El-P and Killer Mike in 2013. That same year, they released their self-titled first album titled Run the Jewels, as a free digital...  more
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    De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 in the Amityville area of Long Island, New York. They are best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the...  more
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    City Girls is an American hip hop duo from Miami, Florida, composed of members Yung Miami (born Caresha Romeka Brownlee on February 11, 1994 in Miami), and JT (born Jatavia Shakara Johnson on...  more
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    Smif-N-Wessun (a.k.a. Cocoa Brovaz) is a hip hop duo consisting of members Tek (Tekomin Williams) and Steele (Darrell Yates). Smif-N-Wessun comprise one quarter of the Brownsville, Brooklyn...  more
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    People Under the Stairs are an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1997. Since their inception, the group has consisted solely of Christopher Portugal and Michael Turner,...  more
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    Insane Clown Posse, often abbreviated as ICP, is an American hip hop duo composed of Violent J (Joseph Bruce) and Shaggy 2 Dope (originally 2 Dope; Joseph Utsler). Founded in Detroit in 1989, Insane...  more